Insight Engines Gets $15.8M VC to Make Big Data Easily Queryable

July 20, 2017 11:37 AM | ()
Natural-language processing software fills much of the void for companies who are unable to hire data scientists, a job classification whose members are few and far between in the IT world.

'Spyware,' Ransomware Top Threats but Defenders Slowly Improve

July 20, 2017 11:12 AM | ()
Nearly half of firms have encountered spyware, according to Cisco’s semi-annual cyber-security report.
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Exploit Kits Disappearing as Cloud and Mobile Security Challenges Grow SLIDESHOW

July 20, 2017 9:53 AM | ()
Cisco's midyear 2017 cyber-security report reveals both positive and negative trends about the current state of the industry, among them the decline of exploit kits and the challenges of securing cloud infrastructures and mobile devices.

Apple Updates IOS and macOS Security Ahead of Black Hat

July 20, 2017 8:23 AM | ()
Among the updates issued by Apple this month is one for the Broadpwn bug that was already patched by Google in the July Android update.

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Daily Tech Briefing July 20

Global Growth of Smartphone Sales Continues to Decline VIDEO

July 20, 2017 7:24 AM | ()
DAILY VIDEO: Global growth for smartphone sales will shrink to single digits by 2022; IBM reports its 21st straight quarter of diminishing revenue; reports say Fujitsu and Huawei are developing artificial intelligence chips; and there's more.

10 Best Apps for Enterprise Employee Productivity, Collaboration SLIDESHOW

July 20, 2017 6:47 AM | ()
This slide show highlights eWEEK's picks of the 10 of the best apps that help businesses large and small boost employee productivity and perform essential tasks.
IoT Toy Security Risk

FBI Warns About Security Risks From IoT-Connected Toys in Your Home

July 19, 2017 6:38 PM | ()
NEWS ANALYSIS: As more toys and recreational devices are directly or indirection connected to the internet of things, security threats rise, the Federal Bureau of Investigation warns.

IIOT Consortium Publishes Smart Cities Edition of Journal of Innovation

July 19, 2017 5:51 PM | ()
The Journal of Innovation highlights the innovative ideas, approaches, products, and services emerging within the industrial Internet. The IIoT has become one of the main technology drivers behind smart cities.
Social Media Sales Survey

Social Media-Driven Marketing Techniques Shake Up the Sales Process

July 19, 2017 5:20 PM | ()
A new LinkedIn-sponsored State of Sales survey finds that social media is becoming an increasingly important part of the sales process for both buyers and sellers with millennials leading the charge.
Oracle Cloud Strategy

Oracle Expands Cloud at Customer with PaaS, SaaS Services

July 19, 2017 4:40 PM | ()
Oracle’s purpose is pretty clear: Take advantage of the cloud and all its shortcuts, yet keep your company’s data locked up right at home where it belongs. But hardware investments are also in the mix.