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Apple's 2016 supplier sustainability report shows labor, environmental improvements

Apple requires its suppliers to meet specific human rights, health, and environmental standards each year, and last year was its best yet.

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Why APIs are key to closing the IT delivery gap

As a technological revolution takes hold and turns entire industries upside down, companies of all sizes are turning to APIs to speed up.

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Acquisition signals increasing role of AI in outsourcing

Genpact’s plan to purchase Rage Networks represents an evolution in IT automation and business process services – moving from improving back-office functions to enabling true digital transformation.

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Get 72% off NordVPN Virtual Private Network Service For a Limited Time - Deal Alert

NordVPN has discounted their popular VPN software 72%. Use our link and see the discount applied when you click "buy now".

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How Trump’s ‘extreme vetting’ hurts science and tech

President Trump's plans for "extreme vetting" of visa applicants are a concern for tech and academic conferences who often draw attendees from around the world.

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Why AI should augment, not replace, humans

Columnist Rob Enderle writes that your workforce may not yet be ready for artificial intelligence. First comes trust, education and training.

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How CIOs are transforming their organizations for the digital era

CIOs discuss key efforts to shake up their IT departments as they lay the foundation for digital business strategies.

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If business is great, what’s keeping you up at night?

Since the start of 2017, I have been talking to IT leaders about how they are balancing their expanding roles and what is keeping them up at night. While most enjoy having more input into business strategy, they are also worried about...

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Questions to ask before choosing an automation partner

Intelligent automation has the potential to transform outsourcing engagements, but customers should do their due diligence before choosing their partners.

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Uber finally agrees to reveal diversity data

Uber Technologies has agreed to provide next month its diversity data, which it had earlier declined to make public.

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Augmented reality gets a second life in manufacturing

Although augmented reality may not have gotten very far in the consumer market, the technology is getting a second look in the manufacturing sector.

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Microsoft expands connected car push with patent licensing

Microsoft’s push into the connected car market continued Wednesday when it unveiled a new patent licensing program aimed at crafting deals for carmakers and other companies.

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Augmented reality gets a second life in manufacturing

Although augmented reality may not have gotten very far in the consumer market, the technology is getting a second look in the manufacturing sector.

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Experts: U.S. needs a federal CISO

Last week, the Trump administration announced the appointment of a White House cybersecurity coordinator. That's a good first step, security experts say, but the government also needs to have a federal CISO

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CW@50: Data storage goes from $1M to 2 cents per gigabyte (+video)

Over the past 50 years, data storage development has blown past barrier after barrier to give us denser, higher-capacity hard drives (and flash storage) at ever-cheaper costs.

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Danger, danger! 10 alarming examples of AI gone wild

Our dystopian future of machine learning breaking bad is already unfolding before our eyes

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It wasn't the money: Wozniak on robots, design, and Apple's origins

More than 40 years after founding Apple Computer, Steve Wozniak has a lot to say about the early days of the world's richest company -- and about technology, Silicon Valley, and being a born engineer.

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LinkedIn add news curation with ‘trending storylines’

LinkedIn is taking cues from its social networking counterparts and is releasing a separate feed of news articles and topics based on your interests and profession.

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