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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/17/2018
Google has acquired Cask Data, which develops the open source Cask Data Application Platform to ease building and running big data solutions for enterprises using Hadoop.
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The Port of Rotterdam wants to make itself shipshape for self-driving ships by 2030.
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Cisco plans to acquire Accompany, a privately held company that provides AI tools for sales, for $270 million. And Cisco named Accompany CEO Amy Chang as senior vice ...
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Google Cloud Platform is carving out a niche among enterprise customers, finding strength in areas such as open source support and machine learning as it goes up ...
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By Craig Leddy, 4/19/2018
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a trendy catchphrase for something that cable's been talking about for years: connected homes, automated services and voice controls. ...
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 4/19/2018
IBM should have had a good day on Wall Street, after reporting its second straight quarter of revenue growth following five years of consecutive quarterly revenue ...
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 4/10/2018
IBM is building mainframe features for security and machine learning into slimmed-down chassis that fit in standard data center racks, for a new generation of cloud ...
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 4/4/2018
Microsoft plans to make a $5 billion investment in Internet of Things technologies over the next four years, the company said Wednesday. And it also cut pricing for ...
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 3/29/2018
Microsoft is reorganizing into two main divisions, with one focused on experiences and devices and another on cloud and AI platforms, the company announced Thursday.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 3/22/2018
The retail industry will lead spending for cognitive and AI, overtaking banking this year by a slight margin, according to a report from analysts at International ...
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Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 5/25/2018
Today marks the official beginning of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation ...
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Jeffrey Burt, Editor & Journalist, 5/24/2018
Kaspersky Lab researchers found BLE and weaknesses in the Android apps running on ...
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/24/2018
The British telco unveiled BT Plus, a plan that provides customers with the ...
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/23/2018
Now that they've met cities' broadband needs, Chinese carriers face bigger ...
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