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Federal, Hardware, Policy, Tech

ZTE lashes out at US ban, vows to protect company

April 20, 2018

Via: ZDnet

ZTE has described a US sales ban on its products as “unacceptable” and pledges to take legal steps, if necessary, to protect the company’s interests as well as that of its stakeholders and customers. The Chinese vendor said in a […]


Big Data, Software, Tech

Government data firm Socrata acquired by public-sector software giant Tyler Technologies

April 19, 2018

Via: StateScoop

Tyler Technologies, a leading vendor of integrated software and technology products to public-sector customers, is buying Socrata, a Seattle firm that develops open data platforms for governments, the companies announced Wednesday. Once the acquisition closes April 30, Socrata will become […]


Hardware, Operations Security, Security, Tech

Intel, Microsoft to use GPU to scan memory for malware

April 17, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

Since the news of the Meltdown and Spectre attacks earlier this year, Intel has been working to reassure the computer industry that it takes security issues very seriously and that, in spite of the Meltdown issue, the Intel platform is […]


Federal, Hardware, Policy, Tech

U.S. companies banned from selling components to ZTE

April 16, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

This time last year, Chinese electronics giant ZTE pled guilty to violating sanctions on Iran and North Korea. This morning, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced a seven-year export restriction for the company, resulting in a ban on U.S. component […]


Hardware, Tech

Samsung Notebook 9 Pen review: Stylus convenience, devoid of style

April 4, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

You’re probably familiar with Samsung smartphones, Samsung TVs, and maybe even Samsung home appliances, like futuristic refrigerators. People know Samsung for a lot of reasons, but their PC business generally isn’t one of them. While the South Korean tech giant […]


Hardware, Tech

How Apple’s Desire for Control Leads Away From Intel’s Chips

April 3, 2018

Via: Fortune

Intel stock wavered after the closing bell yesterday after a new report appeared claiming that Apple would use its own chips, rather than Intel’s, in future Mac computers. The effort, code-named Kalamata, “comes as part of a larger strategy to […]


Software, Tech

MailChimp clarifies its anti-ICO policy

March 30, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Nobody wants to deal with ICOs. MailChimp, the popular mass mailing platform, has officially banned users who want to send emails about ICOs/token sales in its terms of use. They write in their legal policies page: Also, we cannot allow […]


Federal, Infrastructure, Networking, Networking, Policy, Tech

NYC official resigns from ‘unproductive’ FCC broadband committee

March 30, 2018

Via: StateScoop

A second official has resigned his position from the FCC’s Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC), citing concern that the group’s recommendations are being skewed to favor private industry over the public’s interests. NYC Chief Technology Officer Miguel Gamiño announced his […]


Software, Tech

SAP will shut down SAP Anywhere service for SMBs

March 29, 2018

Via: CIO

SAP has decided to “sunset” a front-office service with which it hoped to crack the small business market. Launched in May 2016, SAP Anywhere was supposed to help small companies build online stores, create marketing campaigns, manage inventory and analyze […]


Software, Tech

Microsoft Is About to Undergo a Major Reorganization: Here’s How It Breaks Down

March 29, 2018

Via: Fortune

Big changes are coming to Redmond. Microsoft on Thursday announced a major reorganization that will see the company focus a large portion of its operation on two main divisions: “Experiences & Devices” and “Cloud + AI.” Additionally, Microsoft CEO Satya […]