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Blockchain is poised for a big business breakout

Enterprises in logistics, financial services and agriculture are betting on the digital ledger technology as the future for facilitating and verifying business transactions.

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The scandals of IT: Tech's year-long bumpy ride

From sexism and racism on social media to influence peddling at Samsung and the Wild West world of distasteful YouTube videos, 2017 left a bad taste for many. Here's a look at eight tech industry scandals that burst into view.

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How Microsoft can win the upcoming collaboration wars

Its product lineup is confusing at best, but it could still come to dominate this emerging market.

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The future of ERP is AI

Despite cultural barriers and legacy tech, AI is poised to take over ERP functions, with ERP vendors adding new machine learning features and enterprises keen to investigate.

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4 business applications for natural language processing

Four natural language processing business applications being developed today that we’ll all use tomorrow.

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Mingis on Tech: The building blocks of ... blockchain

One of the biggest topics in IT right now involves blockchain, the distributed ledger tech that underpins Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Here's a look at what it is, what it does, and how companies are already using it.

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2017's biggest tech mergers and acquisitions

It's been a busy year for mergers and acquisitions in the IT industry, with a number of billion-dollar deals that did happen, or may yet do so. There's been action in cloud services, storage, microprocessors and transport. Here's our...

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Blockchain pilots show big-business promise

The much-hyped, little-understood distributed ledger technology takes aim at big business, with promising pilot programs and rising demand for blockchain skills, though security and buy-in questions remain.

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The top 10 IT outsourcing service providers of the year

Accenture edged out Cognizant as the top IT service provider of the year, according to Everest Group’s second annual outsourcing vendor awards, thanks to its investment in software-as-a-service, private cloud, and the Internet of...

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What is the H-1B visa? Requirements, processes and FAQs

The H-1B visa allows U.S. employers to hire foreign professionals to work in the U.S. when qualified Americans cannot be found. Here are the requirements, processes and latest changes for this controversial nonimmigrant hiring...

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10 ways you’re getting workplace diversity wrong (and how to get it right)

There’s no one-size-fits-all solution for a successful diversity and inclusion strategy, but there are best practices that can ensure you’re establishing a diverse workplace that can innovate and thrive.

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Decoding Digital India: Arvind Gupta

CIO India's Yogesh Gupta talks to Arvind Gupta, Co-founder, Digital India Foundation, on how India is progressing on the path of digitization coupled with government initiatives.

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10 hot startups targeting today’s key IT initiatives

Startups remain a key resource for CIO’s seeking an innovative edge in the digital era. CIO.com profiles 10 notable startups tackling key IT concerns, from artificial intelligence to data analytics to cybersecurity.

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Qualcomm ships ARM chip to challenge Intel in cloud data centers

Qualcomm's much-anticipated ARM-based Centriq 2400 product line, which started shipping commercially this week, is a worthy contender to break Intel's virtual monopoly in the server processor arena, where data center operators are...

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How does SD-WAN work?

Learn about the latest networking technology, SD-WAN, which uses policy-based rules to orchestrate applications routing in the cloud. Jerry Kennelly, CEO of Riverbed, describes the functionality and benefits.

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IT Distribution moves full circle to VAD: WatchGuard's Randy Johnson

WatchGuard Technologies continues its steadfast focus on delivering integrated, multi-function threat management appliances. A provider of network security appliances, the company has overhauled its distributor ecosystem as and when...

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Tech's worst layoffs, 2017

A look back at the year in pink slips

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The 'retail apocalypse' is a myth

Online shopping is killing brick-and-mortar retail, right? Wrong! The reality is better than you think.

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