Beware the bait-and-switch: 4 ways to avoid getting hooked by your offshore vendor

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As many as 43 percent of U.S. companies outsourced software development in 2017, and they all sought the promise of cost reductions, hard-to-find IT talent, and reduced time to market. On the surface, offshore vendors can offer every one of those benefits and more. But scratch one layer below and you’ll find a market rife Read More

From CIO to CEO: Yvonne Wassenaar discusses the future of technology

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To survive today, companies need tech-savvy leaders. The convergence of cloud, SaaS, mobile, big data and more is turning every company into a technology company. As a result, CIOs need to step up and partner closely with business leaders to drive strategic initiatives and growth opportunities. In some cases, CIOs are even stepping up into Read More

Why automated business organizations may be the next big thing

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Automation has been one of the fastest advancing tech trends in recent memory as technology empowers us to do more with less effort.  With improvements in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotics, we have seen the rise of driverless cars, automated chatbots and personal assistants, and more. These technologies have already started filtering into several Read More

The path to explainable AI

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Artificial intelligence (AI) shifts the computing paradigm from rule-based programming to an outcome-based approach. It allows processes to operate at scale, reducing the number of human processing errors, and inventing new ways of solving problems. AlphaGo inspired Go players to try new strategies after experts had been using the same opening moves for 3,000 years. Read More

Digital health’s last mile problem

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In my book, The Big Unlock, I describe the four major categories of technology providers as Custodians, Enablers, Arbitrageurs and Innovators. Each of these categories of providers has staked a claim to reimagining the digital future of healthcare. First, the Custodians: These are the big electronic health record (EHR) vendors like Epic and Cerner who have Read More

Facebook Won’t Financially Compensate For Cambridge Analytica Case

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Facebook said Thursday it will not compensate users in the scandal over the misuse of their personal data by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. The company made the statement in a list of written replies to questions by European Union lawmakers. The answers were promised after testimony earlier this week by CEO Mark Zuckerberg in Brussels Read More

Samsung Must Pay $539 Million For Copying Parts of iPhone: Jury

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A jury has decided Samsung must pay Apple $539 million in damages for illegally copying some of the iPhone’s features to lure people into buying its competing products. The verdict reached Thursday is the latest twist in a legal battle that began in 2011. Apple contends Samsung wouldn’t have emerged as the world’s leading seller Read More

Instagram Now Lets You ‘Mute’ Accounts Without Unfollowing Them

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Facebook-owned Instagram has rolled out a new feature that allows users to mute some accounts so that they can continue following them without having to stumble upon their posts repeatedly. “Muted accounts will not be made aware that they’ve been muted and users can unmute accounts at any time. Users can still see posts on Read More

Reliance JioPhone Tops Feature Phone Market Globally With 15% Share: Report

2 months ago admin Comments Off on Reliance JioPhone Tops Feature Phone Market Globally With 15% Share: Report
With a share of 15 percent, Reliance JioPhone grabbed the top spot in the global feature phone market in the first quarter of 2018 followed by Nokia HMD, iTel, Samsung and Tecno, a new report said on Thursday. Driven by strong shipments of Reliance JioPhone in India and the return of Nokia HMD, the global Read More

Hyundai, Xevo to Allow Fuel, Coffee Payments Through New Car Infotainment Screen

2 months ago admin Comments Off on Hyundai, Xevo to Allow Fuel, Coffee Payments Through New Car Infotainment Screen
Although for many Xevo may not be a familiar name, the company is actually the global leader as far as data-driven user experiences for the automotive industry are concerned. Its groundbreaking product is Xevo Market, which is a merchant-to-driver commerce platform that uses the infotainment screen in a vehicle dashboard. Xevo Market was launched at Read More