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An Analyst Estimates Trump is Worth $2 Billion to Twitter

An Analyst Estimates Trump is Worth $2 Billion to Twitter

22 Aug 2017 comment

Without Donald Trump, Twitter could lose almost a fifth of its value, according to Bloomberg.

Biljana Cerin Elected in Board of Directors of (ISC)2

Biljana Cerin Elected in Board of Directors of (ISC)2

22 Aug 2017 comment

(ISC)² today announced the results of the annual election for its Board of Directors and Croatian expert Biljana Cerin becomes one of them. The 13-member board provides strategy, governance and oversight for the organization, grants certifications to qualifying candidates and enforces adherence to the (ISC)² Code of Ethics.

Infosys Seeks CEO Ready to Enter War Between Board and Founders

Infosys Seeks CEO Ready to Enter War Between Board and Founders

22 Aug 2017 comment

Infosys begins the search for a new CEO this week with a tough set of requirements for any candidate, according to Bloomberg. That person must be capable of leading a 200,000 employee organization, willing to tackle sweeping changes in the outsourcing industry and brave enough to drop in the middle of open warfare between the company’s board and co-founders.

Digital Transformation and IoT Will Drive Investment in ITOM Through 2020

Digital Transformation and IoT Will Drive Investment in ITOM Through 2020

22 Aug 2017 comment

The growth of digital business and the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to drive large investment in IT operations management (ITOM) through 2020, according to Gartner. A primary driver for organizations moving to ITOM open-source software (OSS) is lower cost of ownership.

Google, Like Facebook, Unfurls Subscription Tool for Publishers

Google, Like Facebook, Unfurls Subscription Tool for Publishers

22 Aug 2017 comment

Google is developing new tools designed to boost subscriptions for news publishers, according to Bloomberg. It follows a similar olive branch from Facebook to an industry that has seen the digital behemoths take over the online advertising market.

BIG SCHOOL OF GDPR – LESSON 9: Integrating privacy in process and IT systems design - Privacy by design

BIG SCHOOL OF GDPR – LESSON 9: Integrating privacy in process and IT systems design - Privacy by design

22 Aug 2017 comment

Effective integration of privacy into all business processes is only possible by raising awareness of the importance of personal information, the benefits their processing brings to an individual and society, as well as the negative impact that unethical use of personal data may have.

Tencent's Mix of Games and WeChat Drives Best Growth in 7 Years

Tencent's Mix of Games and WeChat Drives Best Growth in 7 Years

22 Aug 2017 comment

Tencent is reaping the rewards of marrying social media with mobile gaming, according to Bloomberg. The Chinese internet giant posted its fastest revenue growth in seven years and a record profit that surpassed estimates by 35 percent, thanks to its marquee hack-and-slash title Honour of Kings.

New eMarketer Forecast Sees Mobile Driving Retail Ecommerce in China

New eMarketer Forecast Sees Mobile Driving Retail Ecommerce in China

21 Aug 2017 comment

China, the world’s largest ecommerce market, is set for continued growth in 2017, according to eMarketer’s latest worldwide retail forecast. Retail ecommerce sales in the country are expected to reach $1.13 trillion this year, a figure equal to 23.1% of total retail sales.

AZOP is Rapidly Preparing for the Implementation of the GDPR Regulation

AZOP is Rapidly Preparing for the Implementation of the GDPR Regulation

26 Jun 2017 comment

We continue with our big topic of GDPR regulations, and the answers to this topic were given by the Director of the Data Protection Agency Anto Rajkovača. According to him, AZOP will get some new powers as well, and the Agency continuously undertakes a series of measures and actions focused on organizational and personnel staffing and on providing sufficient resources to be ready to carry out all its tasks.

Apple Hires Sony's 'Breaking Bad' Team as TV Push Gains Momentum

Apple Hires Sony's 'Breaking Bad' Team as TV Push Gains Momentum

18 Jun 2017 comment

Apple hired two former Sony television executives who oversaw the development of acclaimed shows like “Breaking Bad” and “The Crown,” further evidence that the technology giant is getting serious about producing its own video programming, according to Bloomberg.

Gartner: AI Could Turn Some Skilled Practices Into Utilities

Gartner: AI Could Turn Some Skilled Practices Into Utilities

10 May 2017 comment

CIOs have a major role to play in preparing businesses for the impact that artificial intelligence (AI) will have on business strategy and human employment, according to Gartner. They predicts that by 2022, smart machines and robots may replace highly trained professionals in tasks within medicine, law and IT.

An Analyst Estimates Trump is Worth $2 Billion to Twitter

An Analyst Estimates Trump is Worth $2 Billion to Twitter

22 Aug 2017 comment

Without Donald Trump, Twitter could lose almost a fifth of its value, according to Bloomberg.

Biljana Cerin Elected in Board of Directors of (ISC)2

Biljana Cerin Elected in Board of Directors of (ISC)2

22 Aug 2017 comment

(ISC)² today announced the results of the annual election for its Board of Directors and Croatian expert Biljana Cerin becomes one of them. The 13-member board provides strategy, governance and oversight for the organization, grants certifications to qualifying candidates and enforces adherence to the (ISC)² Code of Ethics.

Infosys Seeks CEO Ready to Enter War Between Board and Founders

Infosys Seeks CEO Ready to Enter War Between Board and Founders

22 Aug 2017 comment

Infosys begins the search for a new CEO this week with a tough set of requirements for any candidate, according to Bloomberg. That person must be capable of leading a 200,000 employee organization, willing to tackle sweeping changes in the outsourcing industry and brave enough to drop in the middle of open warfare between the company’s board and co-founders.

Sky Is Said to Plan High-Speed Broadband Service for Italy

Sky Is Said to Plan High-Speed Broadband Service for Italy

3 Aug 2017 comment

Sky plans to add a high-speed broadband service in Italy to its premium content packages, seeking to shake up a market dominated by Telecom Italia, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter.

MTS trials live Licensed Assisted Access

MTS trials live Licensed Assisted Access

20 Jul 2017 comment

Together with MTS, the largest mobile network operator in Russia, and Qualcomm Technologies, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, Ericsson has conducted the first successful live trial with a commercial small cell product of Rel-13 Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) technology in Russia.

Ericsson builds end-to-end NB-IoT system for Chunghwa Telecom

Ericsson builds end-to-end NB-IoT system for Chunghwa Telecom

17 Jul 2017 comment

Ericsson will build a NarrowBand IoT (NB-IoT) system for Chunghwa Telecom, Taiwan’s largest integrated telecommunications services company, enabling the island to take its first steps toward joining the Internet of Things. Chunghwa Telecom will use the system to trial a range of IoT devices and applications in its laboratory.

Microsoft Announces the Coco Framework

Microsoft Announces the Coco Framework

17 Aug 2017 comment

Microsoft announced the Coco Framework, a first-of-its-kind innovation that will advance enterprise adoption of blockchain technology. Current blockchain protocol technology requires complicated development techniques to meet the operational and security needs of enterprises.

HSBC and IBM Develop Cognitive Intelligence Solution to Digitise Global Trade

HSBC and IBM Develop Cognitive Intelligence Solution to Digitise Global Trade

16 Aug 2017 comment

HSBC is working with IBM to develop a cognitive intelligence solution combining optical character recognition with advanced robotics to make global trade safer and more efficient for thousands of businesses.

IBM Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Backup and Recovery Solutions

IBM Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Backup and Recovery Solutions

14 Aug 2017 comment

IBM has been recognized as a storage software Leader in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions. In its Magic Quadrants’, Gartner analysts evaluate technology and solutions with an ‘Ability to Execute’ and a ‘Completeness of Vision’.

SpaceX Rocket to Fire Hewlett Packard Supercomputer Into Orbit

SpaceX Rocket to Fire Hewlett Packard Supercomputer Into Orbit

20 Aug 2017 comment

Space Exploration Technologies will carry a Hewlett Packard computing system that is designed to last longer and may help pave the way for extended periods of space travel, such as the journey to Mars, according to Bloomberg.

Workers Believe Personal Skills Will Remain in Demand Despite Automation

Workers Believe Personal Skills Will Remain in Demand Despite Automation

9 Aug 2017 comment

Almost three quarters (74%) of people surveyed by PwC are ready to learn a new skill or completely retrain to keep themselves employable, seeing it as their personal responsibility and not employers, to keep their skills updated.

IBM Sets New Record for Magnetic Tape Storage

IBM Sets New Record for Magnetic Tape Storage

4 Aug 2017 comment

IBM Research scientists have achieved a new world record in tape storage, their fifth since 2006. The new record of 201 Gb/in2 (gigabits per square inch) in areal density was achieved on a prototype sputtered magnetic tape developed by Sony Storage Media Solutions.