Organizational Politics Will Prevent BPM Efforts

Organizational politics are emerging as a challenge, and through 2016 they will prevent at least one-third of business process management (BPM) efforts progressing from one-off projects to enterprise-wide adoption, says Gartner. A...

Condé Nast acquiring Backchannel

Condé Nast announced the acquisition of Backchannel, a tech business brand from social publishing platform Medium. Backchannel will be the third brand, alongside Wired and Ars Technica, in the newly formed Wired...

GoDaddy To Sponsor Rugby League World Cup 2013

GoDaddy is an official tournament sponsor of Rugby League World Cup 2013 (RLWC2013). The event’s return to the United Kingdom begins Saturday. Competitions are held in England, Wales, Ireland and France. As...

DARPA announces ‘Ocean of Things’ program

DARPA has announced an Ocean of Things program, which the agency says seeks to enable persistent maritime situational awareness over large ocean areas, by deploying thousands of small, low-cost floats that could form a distributed sensor network.

Consumers will be able to exchange bonus points using Blockchain, says IBM

Consumers will be able to exchange bonus points from among any of the banks they do business with to select the rewards they want, said IBM in a statement. IBM China...

Ubuntu 17.10 released

Canonical announced the release of Ubuntu 17.10 featuring a new GNOME desktop on Wayland, and new versions of KDE, MATE and Budgie. On the cloud, 17.10 brings Kubernetes 1.8 for hyper-elastic...

Traditional PC market grows 2.7% , strongest rate since Q1 2012: IDC

Preliminary results for the second quarter of 2018 showed shipments of traditional PCs (desktop, notebook, and workstation) totaled 62.3 million units, recording solid year-on-year growth of 2.7%, according to IDC.

Publicis Acquires Sapient For $3.7 Billion

French advertising behemoth Publicis is buying Boston-based technology and consultancy service company Sapient in an all-cash transaction for $25.00 per share, or $3.7 billion. The agreement has been approved unanimously by the...

Yahoo Pays $640M For BrightRoll Video Advertising Platform

Yahoo is spending $640 million to acquire BrightRoll, a digital video advertising platform. The transaction will combine Yahoo’s desktop and mobile video advertising inventory with BrightRoll’s programmatic video platform, making Yahoo the largest video...

Qualcomm files patent infringement complaints against Apple with ITC

Qualcomm says it is filing a complaint with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC), alleging that Apple has engaged in the unlawful importation and sale of iPhones that infringe one...

Cray Adds Nvidia Tesla K40 GPU Accelerators To Its Productline

The Cray CS300 line of cluster supercomputers and the XC30 supercomputers are now available with the Nvidia Tesla K40 GPU accelerators. The Nvidia Tesla K40 provides 40 percent higher peak performance...

Hortonworks Releases HDP 1.3 For Windows

Hortonworks, a contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache Hadoop, has released the Hortonworks Data Platform 1.3 (HDP) for Windows. HDP 1.3 for Windows is a Apache Hadoop-based distribution certified to run on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012.

Facebook Messenger crosses 1 billion users

More than a billion people now use Facebook Messenger every month, says the Menlo Park-based social networking site. Facebook debuted Messenger as a stand-alone app two years ago.  Currently, Facebook has averages 989 million...

Sustainability Becoming Key Element Of Service Provider Selection

More organizations worldwide are building sustainability into their service provider selection and purchasing processes, according to the results from the 2012 Rackspace Green Survey. Rackspace randomly selected 2000 customers, of which 232...

Hyatt To Provide Free Wi-Fi To Guests Worldwide

All Hyatt hotels and resorts worldwide will now provide free Wi-Fi to guests. The service will be available to guests on an unlimited number of mobile devices or laptops in guest rooms and...