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  • Survey says many companies want to phase out passwords

    Don't be surprised if your company decides to do away with password logins. A new survey has found that most organizations are leaning toward phasing out password authentication.

    Written by Michael Kan14 Oct. 16 12:07
  • Startup launches Big Data-as-a-service

    For many enterprises, big data is hard and slow. Procurement and deployment of data infrastructure can be both expensive and difficult to scale at the pace that data volumes can grow. A startup founded by former Netezza executives says that the answer to these data engineering woes is the cloud.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud23 July 15 02:42
  • Square's new Dashboard app can help you track your sales

    Square has been expanding into the world of small-business financial services, and on Tuesday it continued that push with the launch of a new mobile app to help business owners track their sales.

    Written by Katherine Noyes22 July 15 02:53
  • Toshiba execs resign in $US1.25bn accounting scandal

    Executives at electronics and industrial giant Toshiba resigned on Tuesday after a committee reviewing its earnings said the company padded its operating profit by about ¥156 billion ($US1.25 billion) over six years to the end of 2014.

    Written by Tim Hornyak21 July 15 20:30
  • Can GitHub really be worth $2 billion?

    If you’re looking to hire a developer, which is more important: her LinkedIn profile or samples of her code on GitHub?

    Written by Katherine Noyes17 June 15 08:02
  • Datameer adds governance tools for Hadoop analytics

    Datameer is giving its native Hadoop environment new data governance capabilities in an effort to help organizations tackle data quality, security and compliance problems stemming from the growing use of analytics tools by business users.

    Written by Katherine Noyes04 June 15 03:15
  • Microsoft sues IRS for more information about audit

    Microsoft filed another suit against the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, seeking information about the tax agency's decision to hire outside lawyers, including one-time Microsoft nemesis David Boies, to help conduct an audit of the company.

    Written by By Blair Hanley Frank, IDG News Service02 June 15 23:52
  • Cisco's two presidents resigning

    Cisco's co-presidents plan to resign on the eve of the company's new CEO taking the reins.

    Written by Jim Duffy02 June 15 01:48
  • The Carly Fiorina teardown begins as '16 race heats up

    Carly Fiorina has been described as flamboyant, bold, polarizing, decisive, imperious and unqualified. Her six-year tenure as CEO of Hewlett-Packard ended with her forced resignation, something that's not helpful as she begins a presidential run.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau06 May 15 00:51
  • Think your management job is safe? Beware: the 'iCEO' is coming

    The prospect of automation has long sparked fears of jobs lost to robotic replacements, but typically such worries have focused on blue-collar and other low-level positions. Well, the Institute for the Future has a message for all those in the upper echelons feeling complacent about their job security: The iCEO is coming.

    Written by Katherine Noyes23 April 15 03:24