Enterprise technology news for IT leaders
News AnalysisSpeaking at the Collision conference this week, Facebook’s Stan Chudnovsky said the company remains committed to making Messenger a multi-purpose platform. News AnalysisYouTube made its pitch for the future of TV in the living room at the Collision conference this week. Its head of product also addressed the massive advertiser backlash that began in earnest in late March. News AnalysisCloud-based services and infrastructure are boosting the financial performances of Microsoft and Google. In earnings calls this week, Google says it has developed 'deep enterprise' strengths and Microsoft says it's executing on digital transformations thanks to the cloud. NewsSandra Harris is taking over for retiring Martin Schneider at a time when retailers are overhauling both back-end and customer-facing technology to meet consumers' digital shopping habits. It’s OpenA group of developers have come together to bring open source mobile projects under the same roof to create a fully open source mobile framework.rn News AnalysisTelevision has finally been ousted by smaller and smarter screens. Digital advertising jumped 22 percent in 2016, beating the TV market for the first time. News AnalysisTwitter turned in an impressive quarter to kick off 2017, but 9 million new users and better-than-expected, but still declining, revenues won’t keep investors happy for long. NewsMany government agencies have already moved basic applications and services to the cloud, but when it comes to the next wave, CIOs must take a hard look at their systems and negotiate flexible contracts with vendors. NewsOn the heels of rapid improvements across much of the platform LinkedIn now has 500 million registered users on board, one analyst says it could double or triple its reach under Microsoft. NewsSnapLogic's new Iris technology uses artificial intelligence to power an enterprise integration assistant designed to help business users, analysts and developers connect data, applications and processes. It’s OpenDocker, along with its partners, has created a program called Modernize Traditional Applications (MTA) to containerize legacy applications without changing a single line of code. NewsMongoDB's Atlas database as a service offering is now available in 14 Amazon Web services regions, giving users around the globe the capability to co-locate the operational database service near the applications it powers. NewsIt’s unclear if the U.S. president’s latest order will, in fact, help American IT workers or lead to increased offshoring and automation. NewsThe consumer packaged goods company welcomes Javier Polit at a time when industry players are eyeing mobile applications, IoT and analytics to get closer to consumers. NewsConsidering an IT service management (ITSM) suite? Download this free report for side-by-side comparisons of rival products from ServiceNow and Zendesk, based on reviews written by enterprise users of the products. It’s OpenLinuxKit allows you to build your own lean and mean containerized operating system.rn NewsWorkplace, Facebook’s social network for business, is gaining more large customers such Starbucks and Viacom. The service, launched six months ago, is also expanding third-party integrations for key enterprise features. News AnalysisWavefront's software is designed to help CIOs monitor cloud systems at a time when most IT departments are speeding up application deployment with DevOps. News AnalysisHalf of LinkedIn’s active users are using messaging every week, but many of those conversations happen in a silo. LinkedIn hopes to change that with a new messaging interface that follows you. NewsThe new Databricks for Data Engineering edition of the Apache Spark-based cloud platform is optimized for combining SQL, structured streaming, ETL and machine learning workloads running on Spark. News AnalysisThe annual salary survey from Dice.com shows tech salaries stagnating slightly, but certain in-demand skills did see increases in 2016.rn News AnalysisU.S. employers are optimistic about the second quarter, despite political uncertainty, according to the most recent ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey.rn NewsShould you use Hadoop for your big data business intelligence needs? BigQuery? What's the difference between on-premises Hadoop, in-cloud Hadoop and a serverless model like Google BigQuery's? A new benchmark from AtScale seeks to help you navigate those questions. It’s OpenUbuntu is going back to Gnome and will adopt Wayland.rn News AnalysisThe Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are two stunning devices for consumers, but business users and IT departments will find a lot to love about the new smartphones, too. News AnalysisThe good news: Facebook is offering a free version of Workplace that removes a significant barrier to adoption. The bad news: It comes without administrative controls and key enterprise features. Eye on AppleA new and redesigned Mac Pro is on the way from Apple. The company also noted that an iMac Pro and Apple-branded pro displays are in the works. NewsWith the release of its HDP 2.6 Hadoop distribution, Hortonworks seeks to help you boost the performance of SQL interactive queries and optimize their existing enterprise data warehouse investments. NewsZebra Technologies' SmartPack Trailer is designed to use the internet of things (IoT) to give public and private freight and parcel carriers real-time operational visibility into the efficiency of loading trailers, load quality, staff training and safety. News AnalysisFacebook has replicated a core feature of Snapchat and delivered a nearly identical version of Stories to all four of its major apps. Some call it copycatting. Others say it's just good business. NewsIt’s been more than two years in to the most ambitious overhaul of federal IT in almost 20 years, and many CIOs say they still lack authority over new acquisitions and aren't able to halt failing projects. Eye on ApplePresident Trump has given up his old Android phone and is now using an Apple iPhone for his tweets and other social media. NewsSamsung introduced its two newest flagship smartphones — the Galaxy S8 and S8+. Both devices feature bezel-free Infinity Displays, streamlined designs and security features to help separate work and play. NewsBy automating costly and time-consuming data engineering tasks associated with business intelligence on Hadoop, Jethro aims to accelerate BI queries. News AnalysisLooking for a career that combines the best of technology with boundless creativity and pays a six-figure salary? Digital marketing is the place to be.rn News AnalysisCertifications are a great way to reinforce your skills and expertise on your resume, but not all certifications are worth your time. See how these seven popular marketing certifications stack up, and how they'll impact your salary.rn NewsLinkedIn 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. News AnalysisApple cut the price of its entry-level iPad by almost 18 percent — perhaps in a move to fend off Google in the education market. The company also refreshed the iPhone SE, introduced a red version of the iPhone 7 and announced a new video-editing app for social sharing. News AnalysisPolitical uncertainty, digital disruption, and continued competition could significantly slow IT services growth over the next three years. NewsAmid widespread hacking purportedly sanctioned by the Russian government, FBI Director Comey confirms active investigation into potential coordination between Trump campaign and foreign operatives, while shooting down allegations that Obama had Trump Tower wiretapped. NewsWith its new Experience Cloud offering, Adobe seeks to help enterprises optimize customer experiences. And working with Microsoft and other partners, it will create a standard semantic data model to make it easier to customize apps, capture behavioral data and glean insights. News AnalysisWith companies increasingly making customer experience projects top priorities, DataStax is marshaling its resources in a move to help its customers build the data infrastructures to support them. NewsInsiders praise administration's focus on infrastructure and deregulation, but worries linger over immigration policies. News AnalysisThe U.S. digital ad market is still dominated by Google and Facebook, according to a new eMarketer report, while digital ad spending is on pace to reach $83 billion this year. News AnalysisNew research from Paysa reveals that many tech workers are undercompensated. Here’s how you can address it.rn News AnalysisMicrosoft's recent release Teams, a chat-based collaboration app, is counting on it's tight integration with Office 365 to succeed in a crowded collaboration space. News AnalysisMapR Edge is a new small footprint edition of the MapR Converged Data Platform geared for capturing, processing and analyzing data from internet of things devices at the edge. News AnalysisAre you a happy CIO? If you hesitated before answering, you might want to consider moving to one of these 10 cities, which are home to the nation's happiest CIOs, according to recent research from Robert Half Technologies. rn News AnalysisThough tech careers are lucrative, research from Paysa shows many organizations struggle to keep up with market rates for tech skills. Here are the 10 cities where tech talent is most likely to be underpaid.
NewsGoogle introduced a rebuilt Hangouts for the enterprise and added features to its G Suite productivity apps at Google Cloud Next.