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The North Face’s parent company names new CIO

Sandra 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.

Written by Clint Boulton29 April 17 03:28

Network management vulnerability exposes cable modems to hacking

Hundreds of thousands of internet gateway devices from around the world, primarily cable modems, are vulnerable to hacking because of a serious weakness in their implementation of the Simple Network Management Protocol.

Written by Lucian Constantin29 April 17 01:17

If software eats everything, are network engineers on the menu?

If you're a network engineer, don't rush out and learn a programming language. To compete in the new world of software-defined networking, it might be more important to start thinking like a programmer. That was one of the ideas that emerged this week at the ONUG Spring conference.

Written by Stephen Lawson28 April 17 23:00

Should your next big hire be a chief A.I. officer?

As companies increasingly turn to artificial intelligence to make sense of big data, communicate with customers, and find answers to vexing questions, some say it's time to think about hiring a chief A.I. officer.

Written by Sharon Gaudin28 April 17 20:00

Optus flags further redundancies

​Optus has flagged plans for further redundancies after moving to cut more than 300 jobs across a range of business areas.

Written by Leon Spencer28 April 17 11:24

Retail CIO accelerates IT service delivery

Gap CIO Paul Chapman has reorganized his technology organization and created a new IT operating model that emphasizes collaboration and faster decision-making.

Written by Clint Boulton28 April 17 10:55

Google Cloud growth is outpacing the company's ad business

Google is still an advertising company, but the tech titan’s cloud business is growing faster than its advertising revenue. That’s one of the key take-aways from the company’s first quarter earnings report released Thursday.

Written by Blair Hanley Frank28 April 17 08:07

Hands on with the unusual Acer Predator Triton 700 gaming laptop

To prove it's going big in PCs, Acer held a product launch event at world's largest IMAX screen in New York. It made a big statement with the Predator Triton 700, a super-thin laptop with some unusual features.

Written by Agam Shah28 April 17 07:16

Fired IT workers to file discrimination lawsuit

Only a few civil cases have alleged national origin discrimination in offshore outsourcing, but interest in raising this issue appears to be gaining ground.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau28 April 17 06:02

Hands on the Acer's Swift 5, a competitor to Microsoft's Surface Pro

Microsoft has set the gold standard for tablet-style 2-in-1s with its Surface Pro, and other PC vendors have followed suit with their own designs. Acer's latest Surface-style device is the Switch 5, which offers a couple of advantages, but also lacks in certain areas

Written by Agam Shah28 April 17 05:44
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