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  • Colorado’s Quantum Metric raises $25 million for software that catches costly UX errors 18 Sep 2018 16:56 VentureBeat Quantum Metric, an enterprise SaaS startup that helps companies calculate how much revenue is lost from bad website design, today announced a $25 million round of venture capital financing, led by Insight Venture Partners. Launched in 2015 and …
  • Financial Services Blocking 81% of Attacks 18 Sep 2018 16:30 Eweek.com There is a prevailing notion across much of the cyber-security space that hackers have the upper hand and things are getting worse. When it comes to financial services, however, that's not necessarily the case, as cyber-security is actually improving, …
  • HSBC to boost Asia-Pacific wealth management staff 18 Sep 2018 16:12 Taipei Times HSBC Holdings PLC plans to increase its wealth management staff in Asia as CEO John Flint bets on growth in the region. The bank plans to add more than 1,300 positions, split roughly between retail and private banking, by 2022, according to the heads of …
  • Deloitte report warns of productivity hit from lingering ‘zombie firms’ 18 Sep 2018 16:10 National Newswatch TORONTO — A new report raises concerns about the number of lingering low-productivity firms in Canada that are hindering overall economic growth. The report by consultancy Deloitte says at least 16 per cent of Canadian public companies fall into the …
  • Ampere Releases Arm-Based Server Chips 18 Sep 2018 16:05 Eweek.com A startup run by a former Intel president is rolling out the first of its Arm-based server processors that are designed to challenge its larger rival in such modern environments as hyperscale data centers and edge computing. Ampere, which officially …
  • Dell EMC Extends Its Server Marketshare Lead Over HPE 18 Sep 2018 16:00 Eweek.com Dell EMC put some distance between itself and runner-up Hewlett-Packard Enterprise as the market leader in both server revenue and server units shipped globally in Q2 2018, according to IDC research released Sept. 5. For the overall industry, worldwide …
  • Lenovo, NetApp Combine Forces 18 Sep 2018 16:00 Eweek.com Officials with Lenovo, which already is seeing strong growth in its data center server and storage businesses, are looking to add stronger flash capabilities to its lineup through a partnership with NetApp and its expertise in all-flash and hybrid-flash …
  • 'Zombie' companies hindering overall Canadian economic growth: report 18 Sep 2018 15:51 Hamilton Spectator TORONTO A new report raises concerns about the number of lingering low-productivity firms in Canada that are hindering overall economic growth. The report by consultancy Deloitte says at least 16 per cent of Canadian public companies fall into the …
  • Financial Services Blocking 81 Percent of Attacks, Accenture Finds 18 Sep 2018 15:51 Eweek.com There is a prevailing notion across much of the cyber-security space that hackers have the upper hand and that things are constantly getting worse. When it comes to Financial Services however, that's not necessarily the case, as cyber-security is …
  • Lenovo, NetApp Combine Forces in Servers, All-Flash Storage 18 Sep 2018 15:51 Eweek.com Officials with Lenovo, which already is seeing strong growth in its data center server and storage businesses, are looking to add stronger flash capabilities to its lineup through a partnership with NetApp and its expertise in all-flash and hybrid-flash …
  • Startup Ampere Releases First Arm-Based Server Chips 18 Sep 2018 15:51 Eweek.com A startup run by a former Intel president is rolling out the first of its Arm-based server processors that are designed to challenge its larger rival in such modern environments as hyperscale data centers and edge computing. Ampere, which officially …
  • Financial Services Blocking 81 Percent of Attacks 18 Sep 2018 15:41 Eweek.com There is a prevailing notion across much of the cyber-security space that hackers have the upper hand and that things are constantly getting worse. When it comes to Financial Services however, that's not necessarily the case, as cyber-security is …
  • 'Zombie firms' holding back economic growth 18 Sep 2018 15:41 Sachem TORONTO — A new report raises concerns about the number of lingering low-productivity firms in Canada that are hindering overall economic growth. The report by consultancy Deloitte says at least 16 per cent of Canadian public companies fall into the …
  • Can a Lottery Help You Lose Weight? 18 Sep 2018 15:34 Knowledge@Wharton From gym memberships to free Fitbits, companies are offering an array of incentives to encourage their employees to get healthy and lose weight. It’s an admirable goal with a financial bottom line: Workforce wellness translates into fewer absences and …
  • Cary resident among 3 IBMers suing Big Blue for age discrimination 18 Sep 2018 15:05 WRAL RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Shannon Liss-Riordan, an attorney who has represented workers against Uber, Amazon and Google, on Monday filed an age discrimination suit against IBM. The news comes amid a report that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission …
  • News24.com | UKZN corruption report to remain under wraps 18 Sep 2018 14:56 News24 The forensic report into the alleged "places for sale" scandal at the University of KwaZulu-Natal's (UKZN) medical school will remain under wraps for now. This is the upshot of a judgment handed down this week in which Judge Piet Koen of the …
  • APEC boost and diversification take centre stage 18 Sep 2018 14:53 Post Courier A new report from the global research and consultancy firm Oxford Business Group on PNG explores both the near-term gains and longer-term benefits from its year as chair of APEC 2018, as the main November summit draws closer. The Report: Papua New Guinea …
  • Ross: Do we still need a 40-hour work week? 18 Sep 2018 14:45 KIRO Remember the first desktop computers? I do. I even remember an old IBM advertisement for them from 1977. You’re looking at a small portable computer called the IBM 5100. It’s helping a lot of different people do their work more productively. It weighs …
  • AI That Can Argue and Instruct 18 Sep 2018 14:29 Science & Technology Today’s digital assistants can sometimes fool you into believing they are human, but vastly more capable digital helpers are on their way. Behind the scenes, Siri, Alexa and their ilk use sophisticated speech-recognition software to figure out what you …
  • British woman Asa Hutchinson, 22, handed jail term in Dubai after 'witnessing' fight 18 Sep 2018 14:24 Evening Standard A British woman has been handed a jail sentence for assault in Dubai after a hotel lobby prank ended with a man receiving a broken nose. Expat Asa Hutchinson, 22, and a British friend, 26, were found guilty of assault by Dubai Criminal Court following an …
  • Veteran Gartner Analyst Pat Phelan Joins Rimini Street as VP of Market Research 18 Sep 2018 13:48 Tradingcharts.com Rimini Street, Inc., (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products, today announced the appointment of Pat Phelan as vice president of …
  • Hardware Encryption Market Growing at a CAGR of 32% and will reach $435.8 Billion in Next Five Years 18 Sep 2018 13:47 Tradingcharts.com Sep 18, 2018 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- HTF Market Report released a new research document of 158 pages on industry titled as ' Global Hardware Encryption Market Outlook (2016-2022)’ with detailed analysis, Competitive landscape, forecast …
  • Swann add-on insurance 18 Sep 2018 13:42 ABC.net.au Updated September 18, 2018 16:29:14 Swann, owned by IAG, only paid out around 10 per cent of the $1.07 billion in add-on insurance premiums it collected over a 10-year period, the royal commission has heard. Earlier on Tuesday, Allianz reluctantly …
  • New head of tax joins Armstrong Watson 18 Sep 2018 13:19 Whitehaven News Leading accountancy firm Armstrong Watson has appointed a new head of tax. Jim Meakin has joined the company, which has 15 offices, as tax partner. Mr Meakin joined Armstrong Watson from international accounting firm RSM, where he held a number of senior …
  • Federation more united, stronger, more militant, and more radical – COSATU 18 Sep 2018 12:59 Politics Web Federation president says working class is increasingly faced with urgent need for even more sophisticated forms of solidarity Opening Remarks by COSATU President at the COSATU’s 13th National Congress 18 September 2018 The National Office bearers of …
  • Where Are The Biggest Asian Data Centre Locations? 18 Sep 2018 12:28 BCW With Facebook announcing the opening of its first data center in Asia, an 11 story building in the heart of Singapore, Asia’s role as a home for large data centers has been once again brought to the fore. Facebook’s project is estimated to cost around $1 …
  • Nigeria’s dairy market receives a massive boost with FrieslandCampina’s €23m investment. 18 Sep 2018 12:16 Ventures Africa Last week, Dutch multinational dairy cooperative, Royal FrieslandCampina announced a fresh injection of 23 million Euros into its operations in Nigeria as part of its sustainable Dairy Development Programme. Representatives of the company led by its …
  • Yes, Female Inventors Actually Exist 18 Sep 2018 11:55 Science & Technology When you think of great inventors, you might picture Nikola Tesla with his walrus mustache, or the stoic expression of Thomas Edison. But even if you think of someone less famous, research indicates that, more than likely, you’d be hard-pressed to picture …
  • Nasscom ‘Accelerate 10X’ initiative to nurture 100 AI start-ups each year 18 Sep 2018 11:38 Can India News New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) To empower desi tech start-ups working in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other emerging technologies, IT industry’s apex body Nasscom on Tuesday announced to double up on its efforts and mentor 100 such mature-stage …
  • Accenture to lead digital transformation journey of UTI Asset Management 18 Sep 2018 11:38 Sify.com New Delhi: Accenture has announced its selection to design, implement and manage a digital transformation strategy for UTI Asset Management Company Ltd. (UTI), one of India's largest investment managers, to help the company drive innovation-led growth …
  • Crown Rep Emma Jones sets out government's SME engagement efforts 18 Sep 2018 11:21 Tradingcharts.com Sep 17, 2018 (MarketLine via COMTEX) -- SME Crown Representative Emma Jones has set out to beef up the government's communications with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) providers to government with a well-intentioned post on LinkedIn …
  • TNPA appoints Seroka business development officer 18 Sep 2018 11:17 Engineering News Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has appointed Linda Seroka business development officer, effective September 18. Seroka’s role will be to explore and unlock growth opportunities for TNPA and its clients in the fields of commercial and marketing, …
  • Tilt-ing the creative agency model - A whole new angle 18 Sep 2018 10:40 Afaqs Tilt believes that getting right the conceptualisation and production of advertising and content in the video format, has become critical. A 150-year experienced team from across advertising, marketing, content, consumer advocacy, data analytics, …
  • 300 Attendees Expected At BILTIR Conference 18 Sep 2018 10:30 bernews.com On Thursday, September 27, 2018, insurance executives from around the world will come to Bermuda for the fifth annual Bermuda International Life and Annuity Conference, hosted by the industry’s association of companies known as the Bermuda International …
  • Over $3.5bn spend to boost Mena film sector 18 Sep 2018 10:27 Trade Arabia More than $3.54 billion investment in cinema screens across the Gulf is expected to help the region’s cinema industry expand manifold, said organisers of the upcoming inaugural Mena Cinema Forum in Dubai, UAE. As many as 45 specialists will address an …
  • Implementation of IFRS standards impacting insurers 18 Sep 2018 10:09 24 X 7 News MANAMA: Large insurers have stepped up their preparations for IFRS 17 and IFRS 9, but smaller insurers have fallen further behind in preparing, according to a new report, In it to win it, from KPMG International. Sixty-seven percent of large insurers ( …
  • Deloitte, Dcode Partner to Boost Startup Innovations for Public Sector; Michael Isman Quoted 18 Sep 2018 07:50 ExecutiveBiz Michael Isman Deloitte and Dcode have partnered to support startups in marketing their information security and space-related offerings to the public sector. Deloitte said Monday it will help Dcode form and train a group of six to 10 space-focused firms …
  • SMEs get raw deal in audit engagements 18 Sep 2018 07:42 Monitor One important service, which Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) have failed to utilise effectively to improve their bottom lines and increase business value to scale, is audit service. This is echoed by Alan W. Anderson the president of ACCOUNT-ability …
  • Drone army set to assist recovery 18 Sep 2018 07:10 NWA Online With the remnants of Hurricane Florence continuing to deluge the southeastern U.S., a small army of drones is being deployed to identify and fix damage caused by flooding. At least 53 drone teams have been recruited to help with damage assessment, said …
  • Swann add on insurance only pays out 10pc of premiums, commission hears 18 Sep 2018 06:43 Radio Australia Updated September 18, 2018 16:29:14 Swann, owned by IAG, only paid out around 10 per cent of the $1.07 billion in add-on insurance premiums it collected over a 10-year period. Earlier in the day, Allianz reluctantly admitted that some staff had tried to …
  • The brightest Indian-American stars in the US 18 Sep 2018 06:15 Rediff Indian Americans are not just shining in the fields of technology, education and management. You can now spot them everywhere -- in politics, in research, in the movies, even on YouTube, says Ignatius Chithelen. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com …
  • APC rakes in N3.8bn from guber aspirants 18 Sep 2018 05:17 New Telegraph This is, indeed, harvest time for the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the ruling party has realised N3,847,500,000 from the sales of expression of interest and nomination forms for the governorship primaries holding on September 25. New Telegraph’s …
  • Jana Partners Llc Buys Pinnacle Foods Inc, Facebook Inc, Alibaba Group Holding, Sells Tiffany, Bloomin Brands Inc, Northrop Grumman Corp 18 Sep 2018 05:03 GuruFocus.com New York, NY, based Investment company Jana Partners Llc buys Pinnacle Foods Inc, Facebook Inc, Alibaba Group Holding, Microsoft Corp, Wells Fargo, DXC Technology Co, Alphabet Inc, SPDR S&P 500, RPM International Inc, SPDR Select Sector Fund - …
  • The key to success and longevity lies in planning 18 Sep 2018 04:59 Economic Times Over the next fi ve years, 40% of family businesses will be passing on the baton to GeNext. The key to success and longevity lies in how they plan this Family businesses are a sort of multigenerational project. Their success depends on the family, and …
  • Patriarchs must address GeNext’s needs 18 Sep 2018 04:59 Economic Times By Sonu Bhasin The sudden death of Anant Bajaj, the only son and inheritor of Shekhar Bajaj of Bajaj Electricals, has left everyone dumbstruck. Amid heartfelt sympathies for the parents, Kiran and Shekhar Bajaj, there is an unspoken question on everyone’s …
  • While the world struggles with tech shift, Indian IT ups hires for old software experts 18 Sep 2018 04:34 Economic Times BENGALURU: Cobol and Java would appear outdated in the era of artificial intelligence, but technology services companies in India are hiring a significant number of people having expertise in these and similar older software languages such as Mainframe, …
  • Artificial Intelligence threatens to devastate jobs in developing world 18 Sep 2018 04:33 Economic Times by Kai-Fu Lee In recent decades, China and India have presented the world with two different models for how such countries can climb the development ladder. In the China model, a nation leverages its large population and low costs to build a base of …
  • AI threatens to devastate jobs in developing world 18 Sep 2018 04:14 Economic Times by Kai-Fu Lee In recent decades, China and India have presented the world with two different models for how such countries can climb the development ladder. In the China model, a nation leverages its large population and low costs to build a base of …
  • Why the code never gets old in Indian IT 18 Sep 2018 04:13 Economic Times BENGALURU: Cobol and Java would appear outdated in the era of artificial intelligence, but technology services companies in India are hiring a significant number of people having expertise in these and similar older software languages such as Mainframe, …
  • Cayman Islands YCLA 2018 finalists announced 18 Sep 2018 04:08 I News Cayman The Young Caymanian Leaders Foundation announce the five finalists for the 2018 Young Caymanian Leadership Awards (YCLA). The YCLA Selection Committee chose the finalists after a careful, in-depth review of the nominations put forward this year by the …
  • Consumers will pay for US tariffs on China 18 Sep 2018 04:08 Geelong Advertiser Trade Minister Simon Birmingham has warned Australian consumers will end up paying for Donald Trump's decision to slap tariffs on $278 billion worth of Chinese goods. The US president has announced a new round of tariffs against China to take effect …
  • Relationship Between Change Management and ITSM 18 Sep 2018 04:05 Seo News September 18, 2018 By Vaishali Gopi in Business Miscellaneous Technology IT service management or ITSM is one of the most common words thrown around in the IT industry, but what does it actually mean? ITSM simply means a strategic approach directed by …
  • ​ABS seeks vendor to deliver 2021 Census in the cloud 18 Sep 2018 03:29 PC Magazine The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is expecting the default for its 2021 Census to be digital, seeking a vendor to help it develop, host, and support its next attempt at country-wide online data collection. In a Request for Tender (RFT), the ABS …
  • Six Australian entries make the cut at the shortlist stage of Spikes Asia 2018 Innovation shortlist 18 Sep 2018 03:24 Campaignbrief On Wednesday 26 September the shortlisted entrants will have 10 minutes to present their ideas with an opportunity for the jury to ask follow up questions on the work. Spikes Asia attendees can join the Innovation Jury, led by Tuomas Peltoniemi, President …
  • Zimbabwe cryptocurrency could solve country's cash shortage, says finance minister 18 Sep 2018 03:23 Zimbabwe Star imbabwe could be the latest country to establish its own cryptocurrency. Newly appointed finance minister Mthuli Ncube says that he will push the central bank to create a virtual currency to help solve the country’s ongoing cash shortage. Prof Mthuli …
  • Making merger of BOB, Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank work will be challenging 18 Sep 2018 03:10 Economic Times The government’s decision to merge Bank of Baroda, Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank will yield the desired results only if these lenders rationalised their branches, looked to reduce costs and handled people issues well, analysts said. All three banks combined …
  • Buhari, Osinbajo, Emefiele, Dangote, others extol Ovia as most gifted, innovative banker 18 Sep 2018 02:46 Best Naira News     By Peter Egwuatu LAGOS—EMINENT Nigerians, including President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, commended the founder and Chairman of Zenith Bank, Mr Jim …
  • You're tariffed! Trump unveils $US200B in tariffs on Chinese goods 18 Sep 2018 02:02 Sydney Morning Herald The initial tariffs will reduce Australia’s GDP by 0.3 per cent by 2022, according to modelling by KPMG - a $36 billion drop in economic growth over five years. If the tariffs rise to 25 per cent, however, the Australian economy will be $58 billion worse …
  • Oracle Cloud Sputters, As CEO High-Fives Herself Over Earnings 18 Sep 2018 01:34 Light Reading For Oracle, the cloud is dark and scary. With the overall market growing at 50% year-over-year and competitors clocking in double-digit growth, Oracle reported cloud services and licenses revenue of $6.6 billion, up 3%. Overall revenue was $9.1 billion, …
  • ABS searches for 2021 digital Census provider 18 Sep 2018 01:03 iTnews Australia The Australian Bureau of Statistics has put out the call for “a secure, fast and simple digital service” to support Australia’s next national survey. They agency has begun a nine-month search for “highly experienced” providers to develop, host and support …
  • ‘Pit-bull’ lawyer suing IBM for age discrimination 18 Sep 2018 00:57 Seattle Times Shannon Liss-Riordan filed a class-action lawsuit Monday on behalf of three former IBM employees who say the tech giant discriminated against them based on their age when it fired them. Shannon Liss-Riordan has been compared to “a pit bull with a …
  • Business Engage honours corporates for Women empowerment 18 Sep 2018 00:56 South Africa Corporate South Africa is becoming increasingly proactive in acknowledging the significant role of women in the economy, across all sectors. We can argue, in fact, that there is no economy without women. For this reason, Business Engage – a Brand South …
  • Health service provider MedCall leaves 7GB dataset exposed 18 Sep 2018 00:16 iTWire Back-up pharmacy services provider MedCall left a 7GB cache of data exposed in an unsecured Amazon S3 bucket, with medical information for employees of 181 business locations and social security numbers for nearly 3000 individuals open to public gaze. The …
  • Hurricane Florence Won't Hurt Insurers 18 Sep 2018 00:11 wsj.com Updated Sept. 17, 2018 11:00 a.m. ET Hurricane Florence slammed the Carolinas Friday with winds of close to 100 miles an hour and heavy rain that caused severe flooding. With storm-related property damage likely to total as much as $20 billion, property …
  • Raise dole by $75 a week pleads welfare group claims government will 'make back' $3.3billion cost 18 Sep 2018 00:07 Charleston Daily Mail A push for a $75 per week dole increase that would cost taxpayers $3.3billion comes just a week after welfare recipients were given a $2 pay rise. But the welfare advocacy group calling for the increase in payments claims the government would make the …
  • Anger mounts over House of Fraser gift cards 18 Sep 2018 00:02 News Image copyright EPA Fed-up House of Fraser customers fear they will end up out of pocket as the company has gone silent about replacing the retailer's gift cards. When it was bought by Sports Direct, concerned customers were told to send in gift cards …
  • Anger mounts on House of Fraser gift cards 17 Sep 2018 23:25 BBC Image copyright EPA Fed-up House of Fraser customers fear they will end up out of pocket as the company has gone silent about replacing the retailer's gift cards. When it was bought by Sports Direct, concerned customers were told to send in gift cards …
  • 'I dialled into work and prayed my baby wouldn't wake up' 17 Sep 2018 23:25 BBC Image copyright Melissa Brooker Image caption Melissa Brooker and her daughter, Isabelle, now aged five Melissa Brooker had been in her job as a senior HR director for 10 years and "loved every minute of it". Then she had her first child. " …
  • New partner to spearhead MHA Monahans’ growth in Somerset 17 Sep 2018 23:21 Swindon Business News Regional chartered accountancy firm MHA Monahans, which has an office in Swindon, has appointed James Keeton as a partner in a role that looks to develop the business further in Somerset.   The firm acquired long-established Taunton firm BJ DixonWalsh 18 …
  • Artificial Intelligence Stocks For Cheap: Baidu 17 Sep 2018 23:10 Seeking Alpha "That's how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest," Warren Buffett once told an audience. Of course, Buffett was talking about the value of reading, but his thesis about compounding knowledge works not just for human but also …
  • ALEX BRUMMER: It's as British as Marmite and to lose it would be a calamity 17 Sep 2018 23:01 Charleston Daily Mail The idea that a firm as prestigious and influential as Unilever, with a British heritage dating back to its foundation at Port Sunlight on the Wirral in the late 19th century, should be proposing to leave these shores is a terrible shock. Unilever is as …
  • Keep Unilever in Britain! Shareholders revolt at plot to move company 17 Sep 2018 23:00 Charleston Daily Mail The maker of Marmite is facing a fierce backlash over plans to ditch its UK headquarters. Unilever wants a single legal base in Holland, severing a link with Britain that began in the Victorian era. But the firm could be defeated by its own shareholders …
  • Commentary: Unfortunately, artificial intelligence can do that job better 17 Sep 2018 22:38 Channel News Asia BEIJING: Most studies of the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on jobs and the economy have focused on developed countries such as the US and Britain. But, through my work as a scientist, technology executive and venture capitalist in the US and …
  • Former Follett and Intellify Business Leader to Head Services... 17 Sep 2018 22:38 SF Gate Edtech Veteran Mike Agostino to Increase Focus on Customer Success WAKEFIELD, Mass. (PRWEB) September 17, 2018 Certica Solutions (Certica), provider of the Certica Connect™ edtech platform-as-a-service (PaaS), today announced that Mike Agostino has been …
  • Read the speech MP Leona Alleslev delivered before quitting the Liberals and crossing the floor to join the Tories 17 Sep 2018 22:35 National Post OTTAWA — On Monday afternoon, the first day of the new parliamentary session, Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill MP Leona Alleslev rose in the House of Commons on a question of privilege and announced she was crossing the floor, leaving the Liberals to …
  • Revenues increase at PwC as all four areas of business grow 17 Sep 2018 22:25 Yorkshire Post Professional services firm PwC UK saw reported revenue rise 5 per cent during the year ended June 30, 2018, as it continued to invest in staff and technology. PwC reported revenue of £3.76bn, up 5 per cent from £3.6bn the previous year with the …
  • Wealthiest GOP supporter in state of Ohio renounces Republican Party affiliation 17 Sep 2018 21:56 Morton Times News L Brands CEO Leslie H. Wexner told a small audience that he is fed up and has quit the Republican Party. COLUMBUS, Ohio — After former Democratic President Barack Obama made a quiet stop in Columbus on Thursday night, the wealthiest Republican supporter …
  • IBM is Being Sued For Age Discrimination After Firing Thousands 17 Sep 2018 21:49 Slashdot 102848982 story Posted by msmash on Monday September 17, 2018 @05:20PM from the tussle-continues dept. A lawyer known for battling tech giants over the treatment of workers has set her sights on International Business Machines Corp. Bloomberg reports: …
  • Shorting Cannabis Stocks Is Getting Costly 17 Sep 2018 21:40 The New York Times Get the DealBook newsletter to make sense of major business and policy headlines — and the power-brokers who shape them. __________ Betting against cannabis stocks has come with large losses and big fees this summer. A case in point: Aurora Cannabis. …
  • Trade, economic concerns come to fore as Ontario MP ditches Liberals for Tories 17 Sep 2018 21:40 National Newswatch OTTAWA — The Trudeau Liberals' handling of trade issues came into sharp focus Monday when an Ontario MP suddenly defected, adding her voice to a growing chorus of criticism from the opposition benches over government management of the key economic …
  • A Healthy Future for Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare 17 Sep 2018 21:37 ENGINEERING.com One of the hottest tech trends these days is artificial intelligence (AI), with researchers looking into the use of AI for applications ranging from autonomous vehicles to financial management, to healthcare. The healthcare industry is often at the …
  • Branded Credit Cards Amp Up Rewards in 'Golden Age' for Shoppers 17 Sep 2018 21:32 Hamburg Reporter Credit cards that are affiliated with brands " such as American Airlines, Uber, L.L. Bean and Ikea " are suddenly amping up rewards for everyday purchases at restaurants, gas stations Credit cards that are affiliated with brands " such as …
  • Department of Home Affairs CIO quits 17 Sep 2018 21:31 iTnews Australia The Department of Home Affairs’ chief information officer Tim Catley has quit just months into the role. A spokesperson for DHA confirmed to iTnews that Catley resigned as the inaugural head of IT last Monday to return to Sydney. It follows reports last …
  • Own Architectural History With Marcel Breuer-Designed House in... 17 Sep 2018 21:30 SF Gate Own Architectural History With Marcel Breuer-Designed House in Poughkeepsie Marcel Breuer’s fantastic McComb House in Poughkeepsie, NY, is currently on the market for a relatively reasonable price of $795,000. The 2,838-square-foot, four-bedroom, …
  • The next Uber for food 17 Sep 2018 21:20 The Land Newspaper UBER disrupted not only the taxi market, but also the standard business model of employment. While no company wants to replicate Ubers’s record financial losses, many would like to replicate its market share.  Speaking at the KPMG IoT Innovation Expo for …
  • Blockchain solutions -- and disruption -- pondered at EmTech 2018 17 Sep 2018 21:05 ComputerWeekly.com CAMBRIDGE -- The World Bank, one of the most powerful financial institutions on the planet, is experimenting with blockchain as a tool to track agricultural goods and raise capital. Gideon Lichfield, the editor in chief of the MIT Technology Review, found …
  • IBM sued for age discrimination after firing thousands 17 Sep 2018 21:03 OregonLive.com By Gerrit De Vynck, Bloomberg News A lawyer known for battling tech giants over their treatment of workers has set her sights on International Business Machines Corp. Shannon Liss-Riordan on Monday filed a class-action lawsuit in federal court in …
  • Greenhouse integrates IBM Watson Talent’s AI-powered recruitment features 17 Sep 2018 21:01 VentureBeat Finding the right job candidate isn’t easy. About 42 percent of employers are worried they won’t be able to find the talent they need, according to a survey conducted by CareerBuilder, and 72.8 percent say they’re struggling to find relevant candidates. …
  • IKEA and Accenture are following in Google's footsteps 17 Sep 2018 20:53 Digital Journal Home Depot, IKEA, and Accenture are examples of major companies with innovation labs. Alphabet, Google's parent company, has a famous innovation lab called X. The labs are designed to attract the brightest minds in technology, giving them a place to …
  • Zwane ‘threatened bank over closing Gupta accounts’ 17 Sep 2018 20:43 Citizen “He [Zwane] reminded us that we operated under a licence granted by the government and that we should be more responsive to government concerns.” This is allegedly how the Zuma-era mineral resources minister Mosebenzi Zwane threatened Standard Bank chief …
  • Team leader’s death doesn’t end quest for land speed record in Nevada 17 Sep 2018 20:38 Review Journal Edward Joseph Shadle, 77, owner and lead driver for the North American Eagle team, died Sept. 7 after battling cancer. His volunteer team of “hot-rodders” plans to press on with the bid to eclipse the current mark of 763 mph. If a bunch of hot-rodders …
  • Stripe extends its infrastructure to in-person shopping 17 Sep 2018 20:27 PC Magazine Stripe on Monday rolled out a new product that allows online businesses to build their own custom checkout experiences for in-person shoppers. The product, called Stripe Terminal, extends Stripe's e-commerce presence to the world of offline commerce …
  • Ontario MP Leona Alleslev ditches Liberals, crosses floor to Tories 17 Sep 2018 20:19 Northern Life OTTAWA — An Ontario Liberal MP is crossing the floor of the House of Commons to join the Opposition Conservatives, saying Canada needs strong leadership on the economy and global issues. Leona Alleslev made the stunning announcement as MPs returned to …
  • Data on thousands of children used to predict risk of gang exploitation 17 Sep 2018 20:13 The Guardian Predictive software has been assessing data on the lives of thousands of children, from their potential exploitation by gangs to their risk of not being ready for primary school. The technology company IBM has been working with Brent council to try to …
  • Lawsuit accuses IBM of age discrimination in North Carolina, California 17 Sep 2018 20:12 Bizjournals
  • Aurora, Richmond Hill MP Leona Alleslev crosses floor to Conservatives 17 Sep 2018 20:04 Banner MP Lenoa Alleslev is crossing the floor from the Liberals to join the Conservative party caucus — the first floor crossing for the Liberals since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau assumed leadership of the party in 2014. Alleslev, who represents Aurora-Oak …
  • Cloudten achieves enhanced AWS security status 17 Sep 2018 19:47 Australian Reseller News Sydney-based consultancy firm Cloudten has achieved the Amazon Web Services (AWS) security competency status. The security competency was established in June 2017 and recognises AWS partners who demonstrate security expertise which helps customers achieve …
  • Europe based Synerise AI & Automation,forays into the Indian Cloud Space 17 Sep 2018 19:32 DQweek Synerise’s new partner in India- Hagen Impex is accelerating digital transformations by optimizing customer journeys and creating the best customer experiences with the use of advanced technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data …
  • WATCH: Investigators find cause of fatal gas explosions 17 Sep 2018 19:28 ABC Transcript for Investigators find cause of fatal gas explosions Now to new details about those mysterious glosions rocking several towns in mahusetts, klingne person and dozs of homes. Ey Davis I there, where, stigatorsave identifihe cause. Reporte they …
  • Salesforce and IBM join forces to digitally transform Caesars 17 Sep 2018 19:19 Australian Reseller News Salesforce and consulting agency Bluewolf have entered into a partnership to enhance guest experiences for gaming and entertainment company Caesars Entertainment Corporation. The group's only property within the Asia Pacific region is Caesars Golf in …

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