Customer surveys lead to new Target Australia iOS app

A new iOS app which was designed in response to customer surveys has been announced by Target Australia today as part of the retailer’s mobile first digital strategy.

By Hamish Barwick | 08 October, 2015 10:37

Tags: iOS app, Target, retail, Target Australia

Senate bill aims to make it a federal offense to fly drones recklessly

A bill was introduced in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday that will make it a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine or imprisonment for up to a year, for individuals who knowingly operate a drone within 2 miles of a fire, an airport or any other restricted airspace.

Journalist convicted of helping Anonymous hack the LA Times

A journalist accused of helping a rogue hacking group briefly take control of the LA Times' website was convicted by a federal jury in California on Wednesday.

Android malware hammers phones with unwanted ads

Android users in more than 20 countries have been infected with a particularly aggressive malware program that bombards devices with unwanted advertisements.

Dell said to be in talks with EMC over possible huge merger

Dell is reportedly in talks to buy all or part of enterprise storage powerhouse EMC, which would mark a bold and unexpected new chapter in the PC maker's history.

Amazon makes it easier to lock down the cloud

Amazon unveiled a pair of services Wednesday that are designed to make it easier for companies to keep their cloud deployments secure and within the parameters they want.

By Blair Hanley Frank | 08 October, 2015 03:09


Hackers who targeted Samsung Pay may be looking to track individuals

The security breach at Samsung subsidiary LoopPay was probably more about spying than about gathering consumer data for profit, and the worst could be yet to come, a security analyst said Wednesday.

Amazon wants companies to get onto its cloud using new services

Amazon launched a handful of new services all aimed at getting companies onto its cloud platform Wednesday, including a new ruggedized box for shipping data to the cloud provider.

By Blair Hanley Frank | 08 October, 2015 00:24


AWS re:Invent 2015: AWS assures customers it is atop the Cloud

The head of Amazon Web Services told customers that the company is still leading the Cloud market, despite all the new competition coming at it.

By Sharon Gaudin | 08 October, 2015 00:16


Microsoft: Go old-school to lock down Office from changes

Microsoft has told business looking to lock down Office 2016 so they don't receive constant changes to purchase old-school perpetual licenses rather than subscribe to Office 365.

By Gregg Keizer | 07 October, 2015 23:55

Tags: Microsoft

Google, WhatsApp integration lets users back up messages on Android

Google and WhatsApp announced Wednesday that users of the popular messaging service will be able to back up their data through Google Drive in the near future.

By Blair Hanley Frank | 07 October, 2015 22:38

Tags: Google

Arista stock up on review of Cisco patent claims

Possible positive development for rival in intellectual property litigation

By Jim Duffy | 07 October, 2015 22:20

Tags: patents, cisco, switches

AWS re:Invent 2015: New service helps pull data into AWS from the Internet of Things

Amazon has thrown its hat into the business intelligence ring with a service called QuickSight, provided through its Amazon Web Services division.

By Blair Hanley Frank | 07 October, 2015 22:19


Zendesk tool taps machine learning to nip customer-service problems in the bud

Machine learning has been making its way into a growing range of enterprise software in recent months, and on Wednesday Zendesk provided a fresh example: Satisfaction Prediction, a new tool designed to help companies catch potential customer-service problems before they happen.

AWS re:Invent 2015: Amazon launches QuickSight business intelligence service

Amazon threw its hat into the business intelligence ring Wednesday with a service called QuickSight, provided through its Amazon Web Services division.

By Blair Hanley Frank | 07 October, 2015 21:19

Tags: data,, cloud computing, QuickSight

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