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Vendor health check: Salesforce

You can gauge the financial health of this tech vendor by downloading a free profile by independent analysts at Zacks Investment Research.

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Quick hands-on: Tableau adds shapefile, KML & GeoJSON imports for custom maps

You can now use your own geospatial files to create custom choropleth maps in Tableau.

Chief Data Officer [CDO]

Why great chief data officers are so hard to find

CEOs and boards are seeking chief data officers who are capable of using data analytics to transform their businesses, says Heidrick & Struggles, which has identified eight CDO archetypes to help companies find these purple squirrels....

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Recruiters: Coding talent needed; degree optional

HackerRank finds that bootcamps and other alternatives to four-year degrees are now seen as viable

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Going usage-based with Hybris

SAP Hybris is talking up the move to a subscription and usage-based economy. But how fast is that actually happening?

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Adobe Reader, Edge, Safari and Ubuntu fall in first day at Pwn2Own

During the first day of the Pwn2Own hacking contest, security researchers successfully demonstrated exploits against Microsoft Edge, Apple's Safari, Adobe Reader and Ubuntu Desktop.

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How A.I. technology is causing major ripples in the travel industry

Technology is utilized in all industries, including travel. How does artificial intelligence contribute to the development of the travel industry?

Google Play Music

7 handy hidden features for Google Play Music

Crank up the volume on your music-listening experience with these seven out-of-sight options.

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Review: Microsoft Teams almost as bad as its beta

Despite the beta feedback, Microsoft cuts corners on user interface, functionality, and cross-platform support. When will it learn?

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Intel pursuing new chips as it plots a wearables future

Intel is pursuing chips like Curie for wearables; it will be smaller and faster than existing chips, and help make sleeker wearables.

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Campaign Monitor acquires to move further into the world of CRM

When ecosystem partners become competitors, some sensitivity is required.

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AWS offers Alexa developers free cloud credits

Developers interested in extending the capabilities of Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant have some more free tools in their arsenal, thanks to a program the company announced Wednesday.

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The bell rings to start another round: Fred Studer signs on with FinancialForce

Will the fourth time be the charm for this well-known software marketer?

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SAP adds new features to Vora and readies a cloud version

SAP has added some new capabilities to SAP Vora, its in-memory distributed computing system based on Apache Spark and Hadoop.

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Apple plans murder for planet of the apps

Apple is about to kill up to 200,000 32-bit apps -- and you should be happy about this

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Wind River uses virtualization to turn M2M into IoT

Wind River, an IoT software division of Intel, wants to help industrial users bring their legacy machine-to-machine systems into the age of open source and cloud computing.

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Scaled-back Scala variant cuts ties to the JVM

Taking advantage of the LLVM compiler platform, Scala Native expands language’s opportunities on resource-constrained devices

Duty bound

Programmer is assigned to create software to help recover the import duties for some components in products his company manufactures -- a complex process that's currently done manually by a single user.

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Despite enterprise focus, Google Hangouts won't disappear for consumers

While Google Hangouts is making a shift to serve enterprise users, it won’t be vanishing for consumers.

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Microsoft Teams debuts with a sonic boom

This is the app that could change Microsoft.

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