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Data and Analytics: For and of the People

Information Week

Organizations today generate massive amounts of data, but unlocking the power of data and analytics begins with democratization

Data 162

BlackBerry will die on January 4th — for real this time

The Verge

QWERTY and quirky — Blackberry’s later Android incarnations retained the famous keyboard. Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge. Dear friends, we’re gathered here today to mourn the death of that once-beloved monarch of the mobile world: BlackBerry.


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22 digital twins trends that will shape 2022

Venture Beast

Enterprises face challenges in combining data architecture, knowledge graphs, processes, and cultures to get the most from digital twins. Read More. Cloud Data Enterprise technology VB Home Page cloud providers construction data management digital twin digital twins digital twins and A.I.

Trends 114

The 10 worst tech stories of 2021

Tech Republic Security

Have fond memories of 2021? They probably don't include these 10 stories or the products and services surrounding them

Cloud 160

Considering Low-Code? How to Select the Best Platform to Suit Your Needs

Is low-code only suitable for ‘Citizen Developers’ and small operations? Is it suitable for complex applications? Is it faster, more efficient? Discover how to research and select the right development platform to fit your needs by downloading today!

What Do Scuba Diving and Digital Transformation Have in Common?

Information Week

You must start with a full tank of air -- meaning, know what your transformation is and isn’t before you take the plunge


Two NFT copycats are fighting over which is the real fake Bored Ape Yacht Club

The Verge

A pair of non-fungible token projects are testing the boundary between plagiarism and parody.

More Trending

TasksBoard is the kanban interface for Google Tasks you've been waiting for

Tech Republic Cloud

Google Tasks has never had a solid interface … until now. Jack Wallen shows you how to turn Tasks into a kanban board-like workflow with the help of TasksBoard

Cloud 159

Will the Democratization of Technology Accelerate Progress in AI?

Information Week

These two things will play an important role in expanding the future of artificial intelligence: Focusing on human-AI interfaces, and bringing people together across skill sets

Tesla recalls nearly half a million Model 3 and Model S cars

The Verge

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge. Tesla has issued voluntary recalls for nearly half a million vehicles to address potential failures in its trunk latching systems, as first reported by Barron’s.

Report 114

SaaS security automation could learn to heal itself

Venture Beast

SaaS security automation should offload the most tedious aspects of SaaS oversight and free up your teams to be more strategic and proactive. Read More.

Build Your Open Data Lakehouse on Apache Iceberg

Speaker: Veena Vasudevan and Jason Hughes

In this webinar, Dremio and AWS will discuss the most common challenges in data architecture and how to overcome them with an open data lakehouse architecture on AWS. Sign up now!

Check for Log4j vulnerabilities with this simple-to-use script

Tech Republic Security

If you're not certain whether your Java project is free from Log4j vulnerabilities, you should try this easy-to-use scanning tool immediately

Tools 156

The IT Backlog in the Age of DevOps

Information Week

DevOps and the implementation of more no-code and low-code applications are changing the way organizations approach software development. Does software maintenance need to change, too

Devops 154

A program for cheaper internet for low-income Americans launches today

The Verge

President Joe Biden participates in a virtual meeting on Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act at South Court Auditorium at Eisenhower Executive Office Building August 11, 2021 in Washington, DC. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images.

What will applied AI look like in 2022?

Venture Beast

In 2022, applied AI is anticipated to further build on chips, health care, manufacturing, multimodal models, and large language models. Read More.

The Ultimate Guide to Hardening Windows Servers

IT Professional looking to harden your servers? ThreatLocker’s got you covered. The Ultimate Guide to Hardening Windows Servers offers tips and best practices to help mitigate cyber threats, better protect your servers, and secure your endpoints. Download today!

How to support business continuity in the cloud

Tech Republic Cloud

Combining cloud-based DR processes with on-premises data centers allows for improved business operations and improved recovery time if disaster strikes

Tech Briefing: A CIO Primer on Key Emerging Technologies

Information Week

What do you know about the metaverse, data fabric, graph databases, continuous delivery and other emerging tech? We've compiled these tech briefings to help CIOs and IT leaders gain an overview of these emerging areas

Data 152

The governor of Missouri still doesn’t know how websites work

The Verge

Photo by Jacob Moscovitch/Getty Images. Mike Parson, Governor of Missouri, does not understand how websites work. He held a press conference earlier this week in St. Louis to once more reiterate his desire to prosecute a St.

How a startup uses AI to put worker safety first

Venture Beast

Everguard combines AI, computer vision, and sensor fusion to prioritize worker safety and reduce the risk of injuries and accidents. Read More.

Data Value Scorecard Report

This report examines the quantitative research of data leaders on data value and return on investment.

Team America Relief uses Airtable to help 22,000 Afghans manage visa applications and personal data

Tech Republic Cloud

The volunteer group has helped more than 500 people leave Afghanistan since August

Groups 143

December 2021 Global Tech Policy Briefing

Information Week

December's 'Citizen Tech' covers new labor rights for digital workers in Europe, new 5G cybersecurity guidance from the NSA / CISA, and updates on Big Tech, Build Back Better, Roam Like at Home, and more

Samsung’s leaked Galaxy S22 Ultra is just straight up a Galaxy Note now

The Verge

Image: evleaks (Twitter). It looks like Samsung’s next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S22 Ultra, will borrow more heavily from the Galaxy Note’s DNA than ever before.

Retail 110

How open source is powering data sovereignty and digital autonomy

Venture Beast

Open source is playing a foundational role in the global push toward data sovereignty and digital autonomy. Read More.

TCO Considerations of Using a Cloud Data Warehouse for BI and Analytics

Enterprises poured $73 billion into data management software in 2020 – but are seeing very little return on their data investments. 22% of data leaders surveyed have fully realized ROI in the past two years, with 56% having no consistent way of measuring it.

SMB over QUIC in Windows Server 2022: What you need to know

Tech Republic Cloud

Microsoft is simplifying how you'll connect to Windows file servers over the internet. It's time to say goodbye to the VPN

SMB 143

What to Expect at CES 2022: The Human Side of Innovation

Information Week

The pandemic has greatly impacted how people work, relate, and consume. Here’s a look at how we think this will influence the trends driving conversation at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show

Trends 133

Tesla owner blows up Model S instead of footing $22,600 repair bill

The Verge

A Tesla Model S strapped with dynamite. Screenshot from Pommijätkät via YouTube. When faced with a repair bill that costs half of what you paid for your car, do you go through with the expensive repair, bring it to the junkyard, or sell it for parts?

Groups 110

Why AR, not VR, will be the heart of the metaverse

Venture Beast

Virtual worlds will become increasingly popular, but the true metaverse will be a future of augmented reality and it will be everywhere. Read More.

12 Considerations When Evaluating Data Lake Engine Vendors for Analytics and BI

Businesses today compete on their ability to turn big data into essential business insights. Modern enterprises leverage cloud data lakes as the platform used to store data. 57% of the enterprises currently using a data lake cite improved business agility as a benefit.

Get a lifetime of protection for your files and sensitive data for only $90

Tech Republic Security

Enjoy the peace of mind that comes from having a lifetime backup plan and VPN subscription — at a price you can afford

Backup 142

The Role of NLQ in Self-Service Business Intelligence

Information Week

Even non-technical employees can use guided natural language query to ask complex questions of their data

CES 2022 will introduce HDMI 2.1a, another confusing new spec

The Verge

The HDMI standards are a mess. HDMI 2.1 , in particular, is a uniquely frustrating mess, with haphazard support among TV manufacturers, cable makers, and devices that make setting up, say 120Hz gaming on a PS5 or Xbox Series X a uniquely harrowing experience.

Data will continue to move to the edge in 2022

Venture Beast

To make software faster, cheaper, and more resilient, move out of datacenters and transition to edge computing. Read More.

Data 114

Checklist Report: Preparing for the Next-Generation Cloud Data Architecture

Data architectures have evolved dramatically. It is time to reconsider the fundamental ways that information is accumulated, managed, and then provisioned to the different downstream data consumers.