Dropbox, Spotify Expected to Lead IT IPOs in 2018

January 12, 2018 2:35 PM | ()
Dropbox's goal is to list on an exchange in the first half of 2018, with the listing to be led by Goldman Sachs Group and JPMorgan Chase & Co.
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Toy Vendor VTech Hit With FTC Fine for Child Privacy Breach VIDEO

January 12, 2018 12:40 PM | ()
DAILY VIDEO: FTC Fines IoT Toy Vendor VTech for Privacy Breach; Microsoft: AV Software Can Conflict with Windows Meltdown Patches; Microsoft Responds to Alexa, Google Assistant Challenge to Cortana; and there’s more.

Facebook Now Prioritizing Friends' Posts Over News Items

January 12, 2018 11:50 AM | ()
NEWS ANALYSIS: The social network believes that brands and news are "crowding out" personal interactions. Thus, its algorithms are now more heavily pre-editing the information Facebook presents to you.

7 Open-Source Serverless Frameworks Providing Functions as a Service SLIDESHOW

January 12, 2018 10:20 AM | ()
Among the hottest trends in computing, serverless technologies allow developers to run functions as a service, removing the need to pay for an always-on, stateful virtual machine.

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IT Vendors Continue Patching to Fix Meltdown, Spectre Vulnerability

January 12, 2018 8:52 AM | ()
AMD is now making microcode patches available to help mitigate Spectre vulnerabilities, as Google reveals how it has worked to mitigate the performance impact.

Sony’s New Xperia Budget-Friendly Handsets Offer Decent Features SLIDESHOW

January 12, 2018 7:44 AM | ()
Amid all the new PCs, smart home products, self-driving cars and internet of things devices exhibited at CES 2018, Sony bucked the trend and introduced three new mid-range smartphones.

Google Introduces Open Source Framework for Testing Docker Images

January 11, 2018 5:37 PM | ()
Google’s Container Structure Test framework will let cloud system administrators test and validate the structure of Docker images, the company says.
Lenovo Miix 630 Arm PC

Lenovo Helps Usher In Era of Arm-based, Windows 'Always Connected PC'

January 11, 2018 5:05 PM | ()
Using an Arm-based, smartphone-inspired processor from Qualcomm, Lenovo's Miix 630 can last up to 20 hours between charges.

State of Chatbots in 2018: Rapidly Moving into the Mainstream

January 11, 2018 3:35 PM | ()
How chatbots actually will be impacting the human workforce in the future is anybody’s guess. Maybe we someday will see chatbots hiring humans to do grunt work for them.
Daily Tech Briefing Jan. 11, 2018

Intel's Krzanich Covers CPU Flaws, Quantum Computing in CES Keynote VIDEO

January 11, 2018 1:28 PM | ()
DAILY VIDEO: Intel's CEO addresses the Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws at CES 2018; Microsoft tweaks its Edge browser in wake of the Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws; a former employee sues Google claiming discrimination against white men; and there's more.

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