Nice, the high-performance computing company Amazon just acquired, has a heck of a customer list

Public cloud market leader Amazon Web Services (AWS) has acquired Nice, a company in Italy with a Web interface for scheduling and monitoring high-performance computing (HPC) workloads. The software must really be something, because it has picked up usage from a long list of enterprises. So it’s not surprising that Amazon isn’t going to disrupt […]

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Top dating apps are just waiting to be hacked — analysis

GUEST: Dating apps are more popular than ever, especially in the run up to Valentine’s Day. According to Pew Research, 38% of U.S. singles may have a dating website or app to thank for their Valentine’s date this weekend. But are these apps secure, guaranteed against hackers interested in accessing so much highly sensitive data? Sadly, […]

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How tech’s big 3 are getting ready to read your emotions

GUEST: Apple’s purchase of Emotient last month, a California-based firm that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to interpret emotions from facial expressions, signals that big changes are coming to mobile devices. The move means that another tech giant has entered the AI arms race alongside Google and Facebook. This fact alone should have brands learning about the […]

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AT&T Jumps Into the 5G Race

AT&T on Friday announced plans to start testing 5G technology, with a possible limited commercial rollout before the end of 2016. 5G offers the promise of besting the speeds of today’s fastest wireless networks by a factor of 10 to 100, through the use of millimeter waves, network function virtualization, and software-defined networking. AT&T is collaborating with Ericsson and Intel on the effort.

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Europe’s new laws could cost you 4% of your revenues

GUEST: What’s 4% of your company’s global annual revenues? Are you prepared to pay this amount in fines? This is what you might face if you’re not paying attention to new data privacy developments in Europe, as penalties for mishandling European citizen data apply to all companies, not just those headquartered in the European Union. The […]

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