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Are you participating in the ICO excitement of cryptocurrency funded development?

Innovative CIOs are considering an emerging channel for raising capital—funding via ICO.

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Why IT service providers are investing in North America

IT outsourcing providers have been opening more service centers in the U.S. with Seattle, San Francisco and Toronto emerging as hot spots for digital services.

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WannaCry reminds CIOs to stay on top of patching

Cybersecurity experts say delaying or even ignoring a patch Microsoft released two months ago paved the way for the current ransomware. So why don’t CIOs keep on top of patching?

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Are we living in an AI golden age?

Jeff Bezos believes we're in the golden age of artificial intelligence, with Amazon at the forefront of development. The rapid growth of this sector could prove him correct.

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Why companies struggle to cultivate digital strategies

Companies that find themselves digital laggards are suffering from strategic decisions they made nearly 20 years ago. Here's how to battle back.

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IOTA launches $2 million fund for IoT-focused blockchain derivative

The open source nonprofit organization is seeking to foster growth of its distributed ledger technology.

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A fundamental flaw in approaching digital transformation

What makes digital technologies so different and disruptive is their potential to enable very substantial business benefits. “Enable” is the key word. Too often, executives see the power of a technology and reason to themselves “This...

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Funding your startup with the ICO and token crowdsales explosion

Entrepreneurs are taking notice of the $24.1 billion market capitalization of Bitcoin and the recent $12.3 million raised off a $300 million valuation of Gnosis.

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How IT leaders can stop the blame game

An intervention strategy for IT organizations that are constantly blaming others for their performance failures

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A smart exoskeleton can keep the elderly safe

A team of Italian and Swiss researchers have developed a prototype exoskeleton to prevent elderly people from falling.

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This smart exoskeleton will keep you on your feet

The exoskeleton can detect when the wearer's gait changes, and, using a set of motors, can help the person regain their footing.

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Picking at the word salad of Dell EMC World

Dell EMC world was alive with buzz words this year, but there was plenty of substance if you dug around a bit. Aside from the infrastructure hardware and software that makes up much of Dell's current portfolio, executives presented...

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MP3 audio quietly fades into history

You can still play your old MP3 files, but the format that owned the early days of digital audio is done.

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How QVC uses streaming analytics to drive revenue

Real-time analytics on transactional data -- combined with historical and other data -- help the home shopping retailer respond to trends in the moment.

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5 machine learning trends that will define 2017

Machine learning is at the core of many innovations that are set to improve our daily lives this year.

The working dead: IT jobs bound for extinction

The working dead: IT jobs bound for extinction

Rapid shifts in technologies—and evolving business needs—make career reinvention a matter of survival in the IT industry.

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U.S. law allows low H-1B wages; just look at Apple

Apple's a great example of how the H-1B system can work, and where the visa goes wrong.

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