My big intro to BI & analytics vendor MicroStrategy

My big intro to BI & analytics vendor MicroStrategy

MicroStrategy, a veteran of the business intelligence and analytics market that is currently littered with so many startups, has plenty to boast about and isn’t shy about doing it.

07/15/16

Startups boldly challenge Internet, mass transit & password status quo

Startups boldly challenge Internet, mass transit & password status quo

TransitX, TapLink & LBRY among tech startups making their cases on Mass Innovation Nights in Boston.

07/13/16

Pokemon Go maker addresses Google account access scare

Pokemon Go maker addresses Google account access scare

It looks like it's safe to go back into the Pokemon Gyms and PokeStops, as Pokemon Go maker Niantic has addressed concerns that it has unfettered access to Google accounts of those who signed up for the popular mobile game via their...

07/12/16

Check this out: Walmart Pay for iOS & Android can now be used in all of retailer's US stores

Check this out: Walmart Pay for iOS & Android can now be used in all of retailer's US stores

Walmart celebrates support for its Walmart Pay mobile ecommerce app across all 4,600-plus US stores

07/07/16

Tetris comes to Megaprocessor

Tetris comes to Megaprocessor

The game Tetris has gone through many configurations over its 30-plus years in existence, but perhaps none is more impressive than a Cambridge, England man's version running on a giant homemade computer.

07/06/16

Android N is neither 3 Musketeers nor Snickers: Just plain Nougat

Android N is neither 3 Musketeers nor Snickers: Just plain Nougat

The suspense is over: Google has revealed the sweet nickname for its 7.0 edition of the Android operating system -- Nougat. Google, which had been calling the in-progress OS Android N, disclosed the news initially via Snapchat and...

06/30/16

Next best thing to Black Friday? Amazon Prime Day comes on July 12

Next best thing to Black Friday? Amazon Prime Day comes on July 12

You won't necessarily be able to use Amazon Prime Day on July 12 as an excuse to avoid family, like some do with Black Friday, but Amazon is promising that you'll get to choose from 100,000 great online shopping deals.

06/30/16

iPhone 7 Rumor Rollup: 10th anniversary is when the iPhone fun will really start

iPhone 7 Rumor Rollup: 10th anniversary is when the iPhone fun will really start

Much of this past week in iPhone 7 rumorville was occupied with rehashing and debunking a lot of the most popular scuttlebutt about Apple’s next flagship smartphone, which is expected to debut in September.

06/26/16

Apple surprise: iOS 10 preview's kernel unencrypted

Apple surprise: iOS 10 preview's kernel unencrypted

While new iOS 10 features like improved Maps, Siri integration and Photos were expected during Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference last week, the company stunned developers by leaving the kernel unencrypted in the preview edition...

06/22/16

Ticketmaster free tickets website off to rough start

Ticketmaster free tickets website off to rough start

Those outrageous Ticketmaster fees you've perhaps been paying for years have indeed been found to be outrageous, and now the company has been forced to dole out $400M in vouchers that can be used to pay for new tickets.

06/20/16

iPhone 7 Rumor Rollup: beyond WWDC; Deep Blue; sharp-dressed thieves

iPhone 7 Rumor Rollup: beyond WWDC; Deep Blue; sharp-dressed thieves

iPhone 7 rumors not entirely pushed aside by more immediate Apple Worldwide Developers Conference speculation

06/12/16

Cracked spoofs wireless carriers' ads

Cracked spoofs wireless carriers' ads

It's open season on wireless carriers' silly and confusing commercials.

06/10/16

Ghost story blogger has kind words for Comcast

Ghost story blogger has kind words for Comcast

It's not every day I come across positive sentiments about Comcast, so I thought I'd share this example that I stumbled upon in a local blog focused on, of all things, ghost stories.

06/09/16

Muhammad Ali & IBM sought to

Muhammad Ali & IBM sought to "shake up the world" with Linux

The late Muhammad Ali was not only a champion fighter and cultural figure, but also no slouch in the advertising ring, including for IBM Linux.

06/06/16

iPhone 7 Rumor Rollup: WWDC invites; Storage party; 3-year cycles

iPhone 7 Rumor Rollup: WWDC invites; Storage party; 3-year cycles

It can be painful enough stretching out iPhone rumors for a year or two, but a new report suggests Apple is changing its cycle for major iPhone refreshes from 2 years to 3. This and other scuttlebutt in our weekly iPhone 7 rumor...

06/05/16

Amy Schumer savages mobile phone TV ads

Had enough of those perky and quirky wireless phone provider commercials from the likes of AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile? Comedian Amy Schumer takes direct aim in a new episode of Comedy Central's Inside Amy Schumer

06/03/16

You've been warned: FCC emphasizes that users of authorized wireless gear must obey rules

You've been warned: FCC emphasizes that users of authorized wireless gear must obey rules

Just because your wireless equipment is authorized for use by the FCC doesn't mean you can do whatever the heck you please with it, according to a new enforcement advisory issued by the commission

05/31/16

Top Raspberry Pi news of the week

Top Raspberry Pi news of the week

We scratch and claw sometimes to find enterprise IT angles regarding the tiny and inexpensive Raspberry Pi computers, but this week, an item has fallen right into our lap: Citrix HDX Ready Pi.

05/25/16

iPhone 7 Rumor Rollup: Smart Connector no-show; what the latest leaked images suggest

iPhone 7 Rumor Rollup: Smart Connector no-show; what the latest leaked images suggest

Perhaps we should have taken a week off from the iPhone 7 Rumor Rollup and given Google its chance to shine during the week of its Google I/O conference in Mountain View, where the latest Android this and that will be touted. But the...

05/15/16

Texting while driving messes with your sixth sense, Texas researchers say

Texting while driving messes with your sixth sense, Texas researchers say

Researchers from the University of Houston and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) say drivers are more distracted when they text than when they are being absent minded or are upset while behind the wheel.

05/12/16

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