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10.10.2019
The desktop is dead, and Intel's NUC killed it: AMD to build a SFF PC kit
Tech Republic

Optical media and traditional hard drives are giving way to streaming video and SSDs for end users. As a result, the ATX form factor is falling by the wayside.
10.10.2019
Artificial intelligence: Why one expert says it's a waste of money
Tech Republic

TechRepublic's Karen Roby talks with an AI expert who believes we need to rethink our approach and focus more on cost benefit tradeoffs and resourcing.
10.10.2019
70% of businesses report Pass the Hash attacks directly impact operational costs
Tech Republic

Ignorance surrounding Pass the Hash attacks puts the majority of businesses at risk of compromised credentials.
07.10.2019
How To Mark Your Territory With Properly Designed Signage
Noobpreneur

All businesses need visibility in order to be successful. Every company, from small to large, needs to get its message across to the public through advertising. Without letting people know… Read more » The post How To Mark Your Territory With Properly Designed Signage appeared first on N...
07.10.2019
Why You Should Never Be The Smartest Person In The Room
Noobpreneur

It may seem obvious that a leader should want to be the smartest person in the room. Intelligent leadership is valuable, and companies benefit from the skills of high-level employees.… Read more » The post Why You Should Never Be The Smartest Person In The Room appeared first on Noobpren...
07.10.2019
How Digital Marketing Has Changed Over The Past 10 Years
Noobpreneur

Digital marketing has made huge strides over the past decade. Big data has made an outsized impact on digital marketing, enabling companies to sort through the incredible amount of information… Read more » The post How Digital Marketing Has Changed Over The Past 10 Years appeared first o...
06.10.2019
Why we moved our Silicon Valley startup to Canada
VentureBeat

Relocating to Vancouver took us from near zero revenue and a handful of staff to a projected run rate of $55 million with 400-plus employees.
06.10.2019
End big tech’s unfair advantage
VentureBeat

It's time to address the stark difference between legacy newspapers, radio, and television and today’s dominating digital technology companies.
06.10.2019
8 Tips For Effectively Starting A New Business
Noobpreneur

Many people would like to have the freedom to be their own boss, but starting a small business is an intimidating task. There are many moving parts that go into… Read more » The post 8 Tips For Effectively Starting A New Business appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
01.10.2019
YouTube TV comes to Amazon Fire TV - CNET
CNET General

Amazon Fire TV users can now stream YouTube TV from their devices, as Amazon and Google bring years of bitter competition to its end.
01.10.2019
IBM’s AI generates high-quality voices from 5 minutes of talking
VentureBeat

In a paper, researchers at IBM detail a modular text-to-speech system that generates high-quality voices from as little as five minutes of speech.
01.10.2019
Waymo and AAA team up to educate kids on self-driving cars - Roadshow
CNET General

Waymo thinks the young'uns have a unique perspective on self-driving cars.
29.09.2019
Alexa Skills: Cheat sheet
Tech Republic

Alexa apps, called Alexa Skills, are what makes the digital assistant shine. Here's what developers, business professionals, and home users need to know about using Alexa Skills.
29.09.2019
Facebook will begin hiding likes on Friday - CNET
CNET General

The social media giant is testing hiding the number of likes, reactions and views that posts get.
26.09.2019
How to set up and register a thing to use in AWS IoT
Tech Republic

IoT greatly complicates data management for almost all business enterprises--for many, the job is just too large and moving too quickly to handle alone. The cloud can help.
26.09.2019
Tips To Strengthen Your Consulting Skills
Noobpreneur

Working as a consultant can offer you some unique advantages in life. Of course, it is also a lot of hard work. In order to stay successful, you must always… Read more » The post Tips To Strengthen Your Consulting Skills appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
26.09.2019
New California privacy initiative proposed for 2020 ballot - CNET
CNET General

The original proponent of the California Privacy Protection Act wants to make the law stronger.
25.09.2019
IaaS and Cloud Native Breaches: Why companies are at risk
Tech Republic

Only 1% of public cloud misconfigurations are caught, leaving companies open to data loss. Here's how to stay protected.
25.09.2019
How to use the journalctl Linux command
Tech Republic

Learn about the Linux command which can help you troubleshoot why apps and services fail to start.
25.09.2019
How to run a full network discovery with OpenNMS
Tech Republic

With OpenNMS up and running, you now need to have it discover all of your network assets. Find out how.
24.09.2019
Industry reaction to Google's quiet claim of quantum supremacy
Tech Republic

Quantum computing has business potential, though the concept of quantum supremacy is easy to misinterpret. Jumping the shark could result in reduced interest and investment.
24.09.2019
Dynamics isn't just for CRM
Tech Republic

Often seen as Microsoft's answer to Salesforce, Dynamics is actually a broad business platform with services for everything from fraud protection to field service, retail and IoT.
24.09.2019
How to install and manage add-ins in Microsoft Outlook
Tech Republic

Learn how to enhance Microsoft Outlook with help from the right add-ins.
22.09.2019
Google to invest $3.3 billion in European data centers - CNET
CNET General

The search giant made the announcement the same day climate strikes kicked off around the world.
22.09.2019
The agtech investment imperative
VentureBeat

We can’t feed 10 billion people without destroying the planet if our ag industry does not dramatically change. Luckily, we're seeing big innovation begin.
22.09.2019
The AI arms race spawns new hardware architectures
VentureBeat

New chip architectures give us an idea of the kinds of AI applications we could see emerging over the next couple of years.
19.09.2019
How to deploy and manage Google's Chrome browser at your organization
Tech Republic

Learn how to use Google's Enterprise version of Chrome to install the browser and then turn to Group Policy to manage it.
19.09.2019
How to use Lifesize Go for free video conference calls
Tech Republic

If your video conferencing needs are minimal, the free browser-based Lifesize Go service is a useful option.
19.09.2019
How to create a data backup plan using AWS Backup
Tech Republic

Secure backup of vital data is a necessity in business. With cloud computing services like AWS Backup, businesses can contract for fast, reliable backup services on an as-needed basis.
18.09.2019
Google Assistant adds 9 new AI-generated voices
VentureBeat

Google Assistant is gaining new voices generated by WaveNet, an AI system pioneered by Alphabet's DeepMind, across multiple languages.
18.09.2019
OpenAI teaches AI teamwork by playing hide-and-seek
VentureBeat

Researchers at OpenAI describe in a paper an AI system that teaches itself sophisticated hide-and-seek strategies through teamwork.
18.09.2019
Bill Gates doesn't think big tech companies should be broken up - CNET
CNET General

It's better to regulate them, he says.
16.09.2019
Wake up, US Federal Reserve! China just showed how digital currency is done
VentureBeat

China's plan to launch a central bank-backed digital currency will have far-reaching consequences far outside the world of cryptocurrencies.
16.09.2019
How software testing firm Testlio transitioned to its new CEO
VentureBeat

Kristel Kruustük talks about the growth of her software testing company, Testlio, and its direction under new CEO Steve Semelsberger.
15.09.2019
Small-town startups have a hiring advantage
VentureBeat

3 reasons small-town tech startups have it best when it comes to hiring, retaining, and maximizing talent.
15.09.2019
MoviePass is shutting down Sept. 14 - CNET
CNET General

The discount ticket service is ending, and it doesn't look like it's coming back.
15.09.2019
Mixed reality is boosting the live sports experience
VentureBeat

The ideas are only limited by our imagination -- and teams who don’t keep up with new ways to involve fans in play risk being relegated.
15.09.2019
The squeeze on AI talent could cripple America’s most important companies
VentureBeat

AI talent is either going to tech's big 5 companies or to a moonshot startup, leaving Fortune 500 unarmed for the AI revolution.
12.09.2019
How to prevent ClipIt clipboard manager from copying sensitive information from apps
Tech Republic

If you use a clipboard manager, you need to make sure to exclude certain applications. Find out how this is done with ClipIt.
12.09.2019
Should Entrepreneurs Trust Their Guts?
Entrepreneurship Secret

Let’s say you’re interviewing a new applicant for a job and you feel something…
12.09.2019
California lawmakers move to block facial recogntion in police body cameras - CNET
CNET General

Law enforcement can't combine the technologies for three years under the bill
11.09.2019
How AI determines if your company is a winner or a loser
Tech Republic

Artificial intelligence can determine the success of an organization. Here's how advanced businesses are using this tech.
11.09.2019
Apple wants to connect Watch data to PhDs, not MDs
Tech Republic

Apple latest health tracking services will link new apps with researchers who are actually interested in the data.
11.09.2019
California Senate passes bill to define more gig economy workers as employees
VentureBeat

California lawmakers voted to pass AB5 Tuesday, a bill that if signed into law would define more gig economy workers as employees rather than independent contractors.
10.09.2019
Google Docs finally gets a live word counter
VentureBeat

It's been a long time coming, but Google Docs is finally getting a live word counter. It's heading to G Suite domains starting this week.
10.09.2019
Google teases Play Pass is 'coming soon' - CNET
CNET General

The offering is reportedly a subscription service for Android apps and games.
10.09.2019
Shopify acquires 6 River Systems for $450 million to expand its AI-powered fulfillment network
VentureBeat

Shopify has acquired fulfillment automation startup 6 River Systems for $450 million to expand its AI-powered fulfillment network.
09.09.2019
How a seasoned investment team looks at esports hype
VentureBeat

There's a lot of hype in esports. But there's also a lot of growth. Lots of investors have jumped on the bandwagon in the past few years, and Daniel Mitre is one of them. 
09.09.2019
How Pandora built a successful apprenticeship program
VentureBeat

In a little more than a year, our program has acheived a 100% full-time conversion rate and boosted employee morale in the process.
09.09.2019
How Zynga looks for the right game companies to acquire
VentureBeat

When Zynga sold its San Francisco headquarters for $600 million in May, the social mobile game company received a lot of fresh gunpower for acquisitions.
08.09.2019
Apple researchers improve Siri’s ability to match commands with domains
VentureBeat

In a newly published research paper, Apple scientists describe approaches that cut down on Siri's domain classification errors.
08.09.2019
IFA 2019 highlights: Amazon Fire TV Cube, LG Dual Screen, and Huawei Kirin 990 5G
VentureBeat

IFA 2019, Europe's largest tech show, is nearly at an end. Here are a few of the highlights from companies including Sony, LG, and Huawei.
08.09.2019
How To Help Your Business Save Money On Corporate Travel Expenses
Noobpreneur

Today’s technologies have borne a global economy that differs drastically from that of the past. By providing easier access to larger consumer bases and more customized marketing, they have facilitated… Read more » The post How To Help Your Business Save Money On Corporate Travel Expense...
05.09.2019
Want to keep Gen Z talent? Promote them
Tech Republic

Gen Z employees plan to stay at their first job for two or more years, but only if they receive a promotion.
05.09.2019
Tech giants and US officials meet to discuss 2020 election security - CNET
CNET General

Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter prepare to fight disinformation campaigns that're expected to arise in the upcoming US presidential election.
05.09.2019
Twitter temporarily shuts down ability to tweet via SMS - CNET
CNET General

The social media site makes the call after its CEO Jack Dorsey's account was hacked.
04.09.2019
Why cybersecurity is a big problem for small businesses
Tech Republic

Cybersecurity attacks can cripple small businesses that aren't prepared. TechRepublic's Karen Roby talks with a security expert about ransomware, phishing attacks, and inadequate IT defense plans.
04.09.2019
Microsoft’s Vision AI Developer Kit is now generally available
VentureBeat

Microsoft's Vision AI Developer Kit, a computer vision developer kit designed in partnership with Qualcomm, is now generally available.
04.09.2019
Amazon reportedly testing hand-scanning payment system - CNET
CNET General

Its Whole Foods grocery stores could use the system early next year, the New York Post reports.
03.09.2019
The Top Issues Faced by Pharmaceutical Companies Today
Noobpreneur

The pharmaceutical industry is facing a number of critical challenges. Today, the financial pressure on pharmaceutical companies is growing as patent cliffs and a push toward generics put pressure on… Read more » The post The Top Issues Faced by Pharmaceutical Companies Today appeared fi...
03.09.2019
iPhone 11: Here's when Apple will announce the 2019 iPhones - CNET
CNET General

We were correct: Apple will unveil the iPhone 11 on Sept. 10.
02.09.2019
VRGO Mini is a VR controller that you sit on
VentureBeat

The VRGO Mini is looking to raise $24,350 on Kickstarter. It's a balance board-like controller that you sit on, giving you more movement options in VR.
02.09.2019
Trump's 15 percent tariff on Chinese goods kicks in - CNET
CNET General

And China retaliates with its own tariffs on US goods, as the trade war ratchets up.
02.09.2019
SpaceX Starship potential Mars landing sites uncovered in NASA images - CNET
CNET General

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter snapped images of some sweet vacation spots on the Red Planet.
01.09.2019
Jack Dorsey’s Twitter account hacked - CNET
CNET General

The Twitter CEO’s account was compromised Friday.
01.09.2019
China's Uber announces self-driving-car pilot program - Roadshow
CNET General

The self-driving ride-hailing vehicles will wander the streets of Shanghai.
01.09.2019
How the Cloud Security Alliance helps businesses identify and mitigate cybersecurity risks
Tech Republic

John Yeoh explains how CSA works with organizations on various aspects of cloud security to identify top risks, assess cloud service providers, establish baseline controls, and build best practices.
29.08.2019
Why Outsourcing Is A Vital Part Of Entrepreneurship
Noobpreneur

Are you a budding entrepreneur? Looking to start your own business? Perhaps you’ve already set the foundations for your enterprise and are looking for ways in which you can grow… Read more » The post Why Outsourcing Is A Vital Part Of Entrepreneurship appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
29.08.2019
Is job hopping a myth? 55% of workers want to stay with current employer
Tech Republic

The future of work features flexible schedules, soft skills, more tech, and employees staying at their current companies.
29.08.2019
7 Types Of Influencer Marketing Campaigns
Noobpreneur

Without a doubt, one of the best things to come out of the internet as social media. It has been amazing at creating social awareness, increasing local or global engagement,… Read more » The post 7 Types Of Influencer Marketing Campaigns appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
29.08.2019
How breaking out of comfort zones is necessary for success
Tech Republic

At Code PaLOUsa 2019, Cassandra Faris talks with TechRepublic about why and how to break out of professional comfort zones.
29.08.2019
The biggest cybersecurity risks in the financial services industry
Tech Republic

Ransomware, SQL injection attacks, and cross-site scripting are also serious cybersecurity risks for banks and brokerage firms, according to a new study.
28.08.2019
How To Improve Your Company’s Employment Process
Noobpreneur

Hiring has always been one of the biggest challenges for businesses both large and small. This is especially true for startups that are taking on this situation for the first… Read more » The post How To Improve Your Company’s Employment Process appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
28.08.2019
Gotta Get Paid: 6 Payroll Options for Small Businesses
Entrepreneurship Secret

Every business needs to take the time to properly process payroll. If you do…
28.08.2019
Cisco to buy customer analytics startup CloudCherry, which has raised $16M in venture funding from Cisco, Microsoft, and others (Maria Deutscher/SiliconANGLE)
Tech Meme

Maria Deutscher / SiliconANGLE: Cisco to buy customer analytics startup CloudCherry, which has raised $16M in venture funding from Cisco, Microsoft, and others — Though best known for its networking and data center gear, Cisco Systems Inc. is also a major player in the contact center technol...
27.08.2019
4 Simple Ways To Improve Business Efficiency
Noobpreneur

Business efficiency is essential. When a business is operating at a peak efficiency level, there are tremendous benefits, including improved profitability. It’s easier to look at larger strategies and objectives… Read more » The post 4 Simple Ways To Improve Business Efficiency appeared ...
27.08.2019
CRED, a 9-month old Indian startup, raises $120M Series B to help people improve their financial behavior; source: the startup's valuation is now $430M-$450M (Manish Singh/TechCrunch)
Tech Meme

Manish Singh / TechCrunch: CRED, a 9-month old Indian startup, raises $120M Series B to help people improve their financial behavior; source: the startup's valuation is now $430M-$450M — Many Silicon Valley companies and fintech startups in India today share a common mission: They all want t...
27.08.2019
4 reasons employee training must be a top priority for enterprise businesses
NextWeb

Every project, especially those for enterprise businesses, needs a clear hierarchy of task importance; this is easy in concept and hard in application. I can personally attest to the fact that prioritizing complex projects is much easier said than done, especially when it comes to managing employees...
26.08.2019
7 things I learned during my first acquisition as a product manager
VentureBeat

It was 10 minutes to midnight when my phone buzzed with an unusual notification — a meeting request with our CEO and one of our biggest corporate clients.
26.08.2019
The best antivirus protection of 2019 for Windows 10 - CNET
CNET General

Your PC needs protection against malware, and free antivirus software may be enough. Here's the best antivirus protection to get for Windows 10, and what's worth paying extra for.
25.08.2019
Identity management company Ping Identity files for an IPO; it was sold to Vista Equity for ~$600M in 2016 and is said to be looking for a $2B to $3B valuation (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)
Tech Meme

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch: Identity management company Ping Identity files for an IPO; it was sold to Vista Equity for ~$600M in 2016 and is said to be looking for a $2B to $3B valuation — Some eight months after it was reported that Ping Identity's owners Vista Equity had hired bankers to ...
25.08.2019
Developers: 5 tips for launching new app features
Tech Republic

Mobile development is on the rise, and these tips can help DevOps teams better plan for app feature releases.
25.08.2019
5 Effective Ways That Work In Motivating Employees
Noobpreneur

You are an entrepreneur and are motivated about your business – no matter how small it is. You woke up one day, thought of a business idea that you actualized… Read more » The post 5 Effective Ways That Work In Motivating Employees appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
25.08.2019
How to work with multiple worksheets in a Microsoft Excel workbook
Tech Republic

Learn how to take advantage of Excel's ability to link and sync multiple worksheets in the same workbook.
25.08.2019
Cloud-based app performance monitoring startup DataDog files for IPO, says it had revenue of $198M in 2018, up from $101M in 2017, and a loss of $13M in 1H 2019 (Crunchbase News)
Tech Meme

Crunchbase News: Cloud-based app performance monitoring startup DataDog files for IPO, says it had revenue of $198M in 2018, up from $101M in 2017, and a loss of $13M in 1H 2019 — DataDog filed its S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday, revealing its recent financial resu...
22.08.2019
Top 4 Tools For Improving Internal Communication
Noobpreneur

Effective internal communication is often the key to ensuring that employees have a clear understanding of the direction an organization is taking. When everyone is on-board with the shared objectives… Read more » The post Top 4 Tools For Improving Internal Communication appeared first o...
22.08.2019
11 Excel tips every user should master
Tech Republic

Whether you are a Microsoft Excel beginner or an advanced user, you'll benefit from these step-by-step tutorials.
22.08.2019
Will your business survive? Here are the 10 most resilient industries
Tech Republic

Some 20% of private businesses will not make it past their first year in operation, according to a Nulab report provided exclusively to TechRepublic.
22.08.2019
Top 4 Domain Names For Software And Tech Companies
Noobpreneur

For years (pre-2013) thinking of the best domain name to represent our blog, company, brand, or any site was our only concern. As more of the world moves to the… Read more » The post Top 4 Domain Names For Software And Tech Companies appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
22.08.2019
How To Start a Company When Your Credit Stinks
Noobpreneur

It feels as if your credit score has an outsized impact on your life. Rent an apartment, your would-be landlord will check your credit. Buy insurance, they will check your… Read more » The post How To Start a Company When Your Credit Stinks appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
22.08.2019
Used clothing online marketplace ThredUp says it has raised a total of $175M over the past year; ThredUp is valued at ~$670M according to PitchBook (Glenda Toma/Forbes)
Tech Meme

Glenda Toma / Forbes: Used clothing online marketplace ThredUp says it has raised a total of $175M over the past year; ThredUp is valued at ~$670M according to PitchBook — Even as the retail industry has slumped, dragged down by disappointing earnings and an unending trade war, resale is exp...
21.08.2019
Learn the steps for turning a contact into a client for just $35
NextWeb

Creating those relationships is more than simple glad-handing. And, it’s more than a command of stats and bullet points. You’ll get the full overview of exactly what it takes to build and maintain a healthy client base for a thriving business with the training in The Business Development and Sales B...
21.08.2019
Why in-housing won’t threaten independent creative agencies
NextWeb

In-housing — it’s the term dominating the advertising industry’s news cycle for the past several months. Referring to brands no longer outsourcing their creative, advertising, and marketing services, the in-housing trend has implied that agencies and creative service providers are less in demand, or...
21.08.2019
Future of data science: 5 factors shaping the field
Tech Republic

Data science is one of the most lucrative practices for organizations, but companies must take note of these five factors moving forward.
21.08.2019
3 essential skills for network professionals
Tech Republic

When hiring or training network professionals, CIOs should focus on IT infrastructure knowledge beyond networks, cloud expertise, and inclusion in the budgeting process.
21.08.2019
Money Management Tips to Help You Save Like a Pro
Noobpreneur

If you’re like most people, your relationship with your money is complicated. It’s not always easy being in control of your bank account, so your finances may be a major… Read more » The post Money Management Tips to Help You Save Like a Pro appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
21.08.2019
How Can A Big Data Platform Benefit Your Business?
Noobpreneur

For someone who has never dealt with it before, Big Data may seem like a complex concept best left to big enterprises and incorporated companies. This is especially so if… Read more » The post How Can A Big Data Platform Benefit Your Business? appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
21.08.2019
DoorDash buys Scotty Labs, which raised $6M in VC funding to help remotely control self-driving cars, quietly hires co-founders of high precision map maker Lvl5 (TechCrunch)
Tech Meme

TechCrunch: DoorDash buys Scotty Labs, which raised $6M in VC funding to help remotely control self-driving cars, quietly hires co-founders of high precision map maker Lvl5 — DoorDash has been on an acquisition tear of late with Scotty Labs as its latest target. Terms of the deal were not d...
21.08.2019
Intel unveils its first AI chip Springhill
VentureBeat

Intel unveiled its latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence (AI) and is designed for large computing centers.
21.08.2019
4 of the Most Efficient Ways To Market a Business on Instagram
Noobpreneur

In case you didn’t know, more 700 monthly active users are on Instagram. There are a variety of reasons why the photo and video social media is unmatched by the… Read more » The post 4 of the Most Efficient Ways To Market a Business on Instagram appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.