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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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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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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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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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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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Blockchain gains traction in FinTech as payment networks emerge

Banks and financial tech companies are increasingly embracing blockchain’s native capabilities as the basis for cross-border payment networks.

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EU wants more complaints about Privacy Shield deal with US

European Union officials want more people to complaint about Privacy Shield, the exemption to European Union data protection law that allows businesses to export personal information to the U.S. for processing.

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EU wants all online businesses to pay their taxes

Corporations can escape death for as long as they make a profit -- but they still have to pay their taxes, the European Commission has ruled in two cases involving Apple and Amazon.com. At the same time, the Commission has unveiled...

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How to survive in the fake-information age

Understanding the emerging world of 'fake everything' is vital for figuring out what you and your company can do about it.

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HPE reorg calls out India amid 11 most growth geographies

HPE has a new ace up its sleeve. The tech giant announced a new GTM globally in terms of the sales teams and the new focused regions for future growth.

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While going back to school is an option, there are faster--and more cost-effective ways--to learn new skills. Virtual Training Company delivers more than 1,000 courses in high-demand fields like animation, programming, and networking....

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How Mastercard is preparing for contextual commerce

Your everyday devices will one day pay for goods and services themselves. Ed McLaughlin is fueling the payment processing platform to make this happen.

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Tech jargon: A makeover for the digital era

The industrial revolution 4.0 has set the technology jargons in a frenzy.

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How much is a good deal worth?

When advertising crosses the line into invasion of privacy, consumers need to ask hard questions about what personal data they’re giving away.

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What is business process management (BPM)? The key to enterprise agility

Business process management is the practice of aligning goals and processes as businesses evolve. BPM software helps organizations define the steps required to carry out a business task, mapping these definitions to existing processes...

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