Category: Applications

Applications, Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure, Software, Tech

Oracle updates cloud applications as SaaS sales builds momentum

March 19, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Oracle on Tuesday announced improvements to its suite of cloud applications, including the Oracle ERP Cloud, HCM Cloud, SCM Cloud, and CX Cloud. With these updates, Oracle’s customers will see more sophisticated functionality, including more machine learning-powered features. The enhancements […]

Applications, Infrastructure

Voatz, the blockchain-based voting app, gets another vote of confidence as Denver agrees to try it

March 8, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

A controversial blockchain-based mobile voting app called Voatz is getting put to the test again. The city of Denver revealed today that it has agreed to implement a mobile voting pilot in its May municipal election using the four-year-old, Boston-based […]

Applications, Data Center, Infrastructure, Storage

Maryland upgrades prescription drug monitoring platform

February 4, 2019

Via: StateScoop

A new software platform monitoring drug prescriptions in Maryland is unlikely to singlehandedly reverse the state’s record-setting levels of fatal opioid overdoses, but officials said it could provide one piece of the solution. The new platform, designed to help pharmacies […]

Applications, Hardware, Infrastructure, Software, Tech

A.I. and Automation Will Hit Low-Skill Jobs and Trump Swing States Hardest

January 24, 2019

Via: Fortune

Artificial intelligence and automation are a big threat to a quarter of U.S. workers—36 million people—according to a new report from the Brookings Institution. Another 36% of workers, or 52 million people, will face medium exposure to automation threats by […]

Applications, Infrastructure

Some States Allow You to Register to Vote on Election Day. Here’s the List

November 5, 2018

Via: Fortune

Election Day in the United States is less than 24 hours away. For those of you who have forgotten or neglected to register to vote, there are a number of states in which all is not lost. If you live […]

Applications, Infrastructure, Unified Communications

DHS sets two-pronged approach to EIS adoption

October 8, 2018

Via: FCW

The Department of Homeland Security is moving ahead with its plans to leverage the federal government’s $50 billion next-generation telecommunications contract to modernize the DHS’ sprawling IT operations, according to the agency’s CIO. This past summer, DHS brought in two […]

Applications, Federal, Infrastructure, Policy

Get ready for a ‘text’ from POTUS

October 3, 2018

Via: FCW

The mobile device-owning public won’t be able to opt out a test of the presidential-level Wireless Emergency Alert on Oct. 3, according to senior officials at the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Communications Commission. The two agencies are […]

Applications, Infrastructure

How Face ID could be a game-changer for aggressive US border agents

October 1, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

Apple’s Touch ID is already on its way out. Just five years ago, iPhones began getting the famed fingerprint scanner that makes unlocking your phone dozens of times a day even easier. But all of the new iPhones released this […]

Applications, Infrastructure

Apple will require all apps to have a privacy policy as of October 3

August 31, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Apple is cracking down on apps that don’t communicate to users how their personal data is used, secured or shared. In an announcement posted to developers through the App Store Connect portal, Apple says that all apps, including those still […]

Applications, Federal, Infrastructure, Policy

New DHS center to address cyber gaps

August 1, 2018

Via: FCW

The leader of the Department of Homeland Security called on the federal government and private-sector firms to “crowdsource” defense of U.S. critical infrastructure as the threat of cyber attacks surpasses that of another monumental physical attack. “Cyber threat collectively now […]