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Data Silos: Now and Forever?

Infomation week - Wed, 14/11/2018 - 2:00am
Data management experts share suggestions on why we are still dealing with data silos and how to break them down.

For University of Minnesota, Chinese Tycoon’s Arrest Shines Light, Again, on Sexual Assault

New York Times - Wed, 14/11/2018 - 1:31am
The billionaire Richard Liu, who has denied wrongdoing, was in Minneapolis attending a relatively new and lucrative academic program when he was arrested.

Tech Vendors to Watch in 2019

Infomation week - Wed, 14/11/2018 - 1:00am
Our listings of the hottest vendors in cloud, DevOps, infrastructure, security, and data and analytics can help streamline your IT product selection process.

At War: The U.S. Army Is Trying to Develop New Land Mines — Ones That Don’t Harm Civilians

New York Times - Tue, 13/11/2018 - 11:00pm
The Army has been working on a new model of antivehicle mines that could reduce the threat posed to civilians, if it works the way the service hopes.

Critic’s Notebook: Amazon’s HQ2 Will Benefit From New York City. But What Does New York Get?

New York Times - Tue, 13/11/2018 - 6:19pm
Amazon promises tens of thousands of new jobs, but should we expect more than that?

Amazon’s New Neighbor: The Nation’s Largest Housing Project

New York Times - Tue, 13/11/2018 - 6:18pm
As a company owned by the world’s richest man prepares to transform Long Island City, tenants of the Queensbridge Houses worry that they’ll be left behind.

Facebook Failed to Police How Its Partners Handled User Data

New York Times - Tue, 13/11/2018 - 2:49pm
For years, Facebook struck deals that gave device makers access to troves of user data. A disclosure to Congress details the company’s lax oversight of those partnerships.

What Special Ops Taught Me About TechOps

Infomation week - Tue, 13/11/2018 - 8:00am
A look at how a day of special forces-style training delivered benefits in the technology realm.

How IBM and Red Hat Will Impact Your Cloud Strategy

Infomation week - Tue, 13/11/2018 - 2:00am
Barring a heavy-handed approach to the recent acquisition, IBM and Red Hat can do some amazing things in the market.

Are You Ready for the Nanoinfluencers?

New York Times - Mon, 12/11/2018 - 5:34pm
Influencers are so 2014. And microinfluencers are so last week. Now advertisers see value in people with as few as 1,000 followers: the nanoinfluencers.

Alibaba’s Singles Day Sales Top $30 Billion. The Party May Not Last.

New York Times - Mon, 12/11/2018 - 4:40pm
China’s slowing economic growth and weakening consumer sentiment pose a challenge to an e-commerce giant with world-swallowing ambitions.

Consider Our Vets and One Younger Source as Tech Pros

Infomation week - Mon, 12/11/2018 - 3:00am
Veterans Day is an appropriate time to remember that the millions of US vets represent a talented tech workforce. At the same time, maybe there's a second way to help close the tech talent gap.

Rocket Lab’s Modest Launch Is Giant Leap for Small Rocket Business

New York Times - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 5:50pm
The company’s Electron rocket carried a batch of small commercial satellites from a launchpad in New Zealand, a harbinger of a major transformation to the space business.

The Chemists’ War

New York Times - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 2:43am
One hundred years after the end of World War I, the Army Corps of Engineers is still cleaning up the relics of experiments that helped develop chemical weapons to counter the Germans’ gas attacks.

How to Date a Lot of Billionaires

New York Times - Sat, 10/11/2018 - 11:00pm
Jyoti and Kiran Matharoo sought fame on social media by flaunting what nature — and men — gave them. Then they got locked up abroad.

Facebook to Drop Forced Arbitration in Harassment Cases

New York Times - Sat, 10/11/2018 - 4:30pm
The social media giant acted one day after Google, facing intense pressure from employees, made a similar decision.

Bits: The Week in Tech: Social Media Faces Another Election Test

New York Times - Sat, 10/11/2018 - 3:00am
After a disastrous performance two years ago, social media companies rightly took disinformation and voter suppression seriously ahead of the midterms.

The Security Missing From 5G

Infomation week - Sat, 10/11/2018 - 3:00am
For all of the excitement about the coming 5G mobile networks, there are a few words of caution from security experts.

Tech C.E.O.s Are in Love With Their Principal Doomsayer

New York Times - Fri, 09/11/2018 - 11:00pm
The futurist philosopher Yuval Noah Harari thinks Silicon Valley is an engine of dystopian ruin. So why do the digital elite adore him so?

Google Overhauls Sexual Misconduct Policy After Employee Walkout

New York Times - Fri, 09/11/2018 - 12:37pm
A week after 20,000 employees around the globe staged a walkout over the handling of sexual harassment and assault cases, Google said it was altering some of its policies.