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IT Challenge: Pace of Change with Infrastructure

IT Challenge: Pace of Change with Infrastructure

With the storm of changes hitting the IT department — from cloud to AI and anytime/anywhere mobile access — the real challenge is in having the IT infrastructure keep pace. Image: Gorodenkoff – stock.adobe.com Enterprise infrastructure is going through one of the most dramatic periods of change in the history of computing. Just the shift […]

The new iPhone is ugly – TechCrunch

The new iPhone is ugly – TechCrunch

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m a bit old-fashioned when it comes to phones. Everyone scoffs at my iPhone SE, but the truth is it’s the best phone Apple ever made — a beautiful, well designed object in just about every way. But damn is the iPhone 11 Pro ugly. And so are […]

HTC releases a cheaper blockchain phone – TechCrunch

HTC releases a cheaper blockchain phone – TechCrunch

Whatever you might say about HTC (and believe me, there’s plenty to say), at least the company takes some fascinating chance. As newly minted CEO Yves Maitre admitted to me at Disrupt a couple of weeks back, the once mighty smartphone giant has lost the thread in recent years. But if nothing else, the Exodus […]

Tilting Point acquires game monetization startup Gondola – TechCrunch

Tilting Point acquires game monetization startup Gondola – TechCrunch

Tilting Point announced yesterday that it has acquired Gondola, a company that aims to increase to improve game monetization by optimizing in-game offers and video ads. Tilting Point CEO Kevin Segalla described his company’s model as “progressive publishing” — usually, mobile game developers starting working with Tilting Point because they need help with user acquisition, […]

T-Mobile partners with Jeffrey Katzenberg’s mobile streaming service Quibi – TechCrunch

T-Mobile partners with Jeffrey Katzenberg’s mobile streaming service Quibi – TechCrunch

On the heels of getting the FCC’s proposal to merge with Sprint, T-Mobile announced a plan to partner with the Jeffrey Katzenberg’s mobile streaming service, Quibi. According to statements provided to the L.A. Times, Quibi CEO Meg Whitman specifically called out T-Mobile’s “impressive 5G road map” as a good fit for the soon-to-launch streaming service. […]

No Wonder the Chatbots are Sad

No Wonder the Chatbots are Sad

Emotional cognition is maturing, and there’s a great deal of potential. Perhaps ‘happiness’ is in store for AI-powered bots in the not-too-distant future. Who hasn’t come across the “beware of the robots” theme by now? Like many other football fans, I tuned in to watch this year’s Super Bowl, paying attention to the score as […]

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