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Roundup of new Google app features: location sharing in Maps, audio-only calling in Duo and more

Google Inc. has announced various updates for a few of its apps, including Duo, Allo, Photos and Maps. The company made several of the announcements at its Google for Brazil event in São Paulo, many of which are aimed at areas with a poor network connection. Show More Summary

Apple acquires WorkFlow app, a popular utility tool for iPhone and iPad

Apple Inc. has acquired WorkFlow, a utility app that Apple called the “most innovative” app of 2015, for an undisclosed sum. The app was made free in the App Store Wednesday, although it previously had a price tag of $2.99. ReleasedShow More Summary

Splunk, New Relic, integrate big data analytics platforms

Splunk Inc. and New Relic Inc., a pair of companies that offer specialized big data analytics, have decided their services can work better if married together. To that end, they’ve just announced a strategic alliance to make it happen. Show More Summary

CIOs demand ‘always-on’ availability

Data recovery is a 24/7/365 business. A simple tagline of “IT JUST WORKS!” led a 10-year-old company down a fast, high-growth path into the data availability market. Veeam Software can attribute its growth to its “always-on” availability for applications and data. Show More Summary

Can open source and APIs make data governance easy?

Many companies buried under data muck lack a plan to clear a path to monetization. The first step to digging themselves out is through unified governance, according to Seth Dobrin, Ph.D. (pictured), vice president and chief data officer of IBM Analytics. Show More Summary

IBM’s enterprise readiness may give it an advantage in the cloud market, say analysts

IBM’s revenue has declined for 19 straight quarters; but in the scheme of things, this is not so dire as it may seem, according to Dave Vellante (@dvellante — pictured, right), co-host of theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media’s mobile live streaming studio. Show More Summary

Worldwide financial institution begins journey to the cloud

In any regulated industry, moving to the cloud is a complex process. Many financial firms are running hybrid data centers and have an abundance of legacy systems that they are trying to migrate to the cloud to capitalize on speed and agility. Show More Summary

LinkedIn launches a personalized news feed for its users

Although it doesn’t rely as heavily on advertising revenue as the world’s other top social networks, LinkedIn is still putting a lot of energy into encouraging users to consume more content. The latest fruit of the Microsoft Corp. subsidiary’s...Show More Summary

Antivirus-breaking exploit found in Windows security mechanism

Practically all of the leading antivirus programs that Windows users rely on to protect their devices can be turned against them, according to Cybellum Networks Ltd. The threat stems from a newly discovered zero-day flaw in Microsoft Corp’s operating system that could enable hackers to avoid most conventional methods of combating malware. Show More Summary

Azure, Hortonworks bet big on cognitive tech; HDInsight promises 99.9 percent performance

Machine learning and analytics platforms are offering real-time insights to business stakeholders, and a growing partnership between Hortonworks Inc. and Microsoft Corp. is advancing the ability to achieve cognitive solutions for customers working in a hybrid world, according to Hortonworks’ Wei Wang and Microsoft’s Oliver Chui. Show More Summary

Node40 launches tool to help taxpayers report bitcoin profits and losses

Blockchain hosting firm Node40 LLC has released a new product that allows Americans to report their bitcoin profits and losses to the Internal Revenue Service. Called Node40 Balance, the new service is said to set a “new standard in precision...Show More Summary

IBM makes significant gains in the Watson Internet of Things business

IBM has made big investments into its Watson Internet of Things business. The company is producing real business outcomes and delivering insights through its billions of sensors embedded into a large number devices scattered around the globe. Show More Summary

With $9M in funding, Mythic pitches a new kind of AI for connected devices

Several industry groups are dedicated to making the Internet of Things more secure, yet hardly a week seems to go by without a large-scale hacking attack involving connected devices. Mythic Inc. argues that a new approach is required to tackle the problem. Show More Summary

Can this streaming, event-based engine surpass Spark’s best efforts?

Last summer Spark claimed to be the best (or at least easiest) for data streaming with its 2.0 release. Now Chinese company Transwarp Technologies Co. is challenging that with an engine that can stream a single event at a time — something Spark still cannot do. Show More Summary

Apple announces new 9.7-inch iPad, upgraded iPhone SE, social video editing app and more

Rumors had been making the rounds that Apple Inc. would be unveiling its new iPad models this month and the company hasn’t disappointed. While rumors suggested the news would coincide with a launch event at the end of the month, Apple...Show More Summary

New GitLab release promises better collaboration and visibility

In the fight over the hearts and minds of developers, code hosting providers must release new features on a regular basis if they want to keep up with the competition. GitLab Inc. upped the ante today by rolling out a major update to its namesake repository management platform that aims to streamline software projects. Show More Summary

Andrew Ng leaves chief scientist post at Baidu to take AI beyond tech

Andrew Ng, the onetime co-creator of the Google Brain research project who joined Baidu Inc. as its chief scientist in 2014, today said he’s leaving the Chinese tech giant to pursue his own work in artificial intelligence beyond the tech industry. Show More Summary

Airbnb rebrands as Aibiying to conquer the Chinese market

The controversial hospitality firm Airbnb Inc. is gunning for China’s rapidly-growing growing travel market with a rebranding, more investment and more staff hires in the country. The biggest news is the name change. Airbnb will henceforth...Show More Summary

Android O Developer Preview is out: promises better battery life and more control over notifications

Google Inc. has unexpectedly announced an early preview of its latest operating system, currently codenamed Android O. Unlike the early previews of Android Nougat, which were available for any eager consumers to try out through an over-the-air update, Android O is currently only available for developers. Show More Summary

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9 hardens security in final release

Red Hat Inc. launched version 6.9 of its Red Hat Enterprise Linux platform March 21, an incremental update that offers improved security capabilities. Red Hat’s enterprise platform is actually already at version 7, which the company describes as its “leading edge”. Show More Summary

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