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Ancient equipment and poor networking: BlackBerry weighs in on the state of medical device securityBlackBerry executive Nader Henein says that before security weaknesses can be addressed, healthcare providers need to take a long, hard look at their networks and rebuild them from the ground up.
National Cyber Security Centre officially opens as 'guinea pig' for piloting UK cyberdefence strategiesGCHQ's new arm will test strategies and schemes for businesses and industry to follow in future.
How to hide private Outlook appointments using a custom viewPeople don't always mean to pry, but if you have Outlook open while they're standing nearby, they might see appointments you'd rather keep private. Using a custom view, you can hide them.
Barefoot Networks looks to redefine ASIC in network device design with its Tofino chipNetwork ASIC provides incredible throughput performance at the cost of flexibility. Barefoot Networks' Tofino chip could help provide x86-like flexibility with ASIC performance.
OLED iPhone 8 may finally have the feature that owners have been cravingAsk iPhone owners for their list of wants from the next iPhone and a bigger battery is always at the top of the list. This wish may finally come true, but at a steep price.
A state that pays software devs' tax bills? Here's how Latvia is aiming to lure startupsIn Baltic terms, Estonia may lead the pecking order in technology, but ambitious new tax initiatives show neighboring Latvia is breathing down its neck.
RSA Conference: HPE looks to boost enterprise IoT security with Apache NiFiHPE's SecureData for Hadoop and IoT, unveiled at RSA, aims to protect sensitive IoT data at rest, in transit, and in use.
Run your IT like a circus, in a good way"The Greatest Show on Earth" offers some helpful lessons on running a complex IT department.
IBM, ServiceNow expand partnership, integrate servicesIBM and ServiceNow will focus on automating manual business processes for Global 2000 companies.
A man enters the Credit Suisse offices in the Manhattan borough of New YorkCredit Suisse will cut up to 6,500 more jobs in 2017, as Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam pushes ahead with a major restructuring which he said on Tuesday might now no longer include floating the bank's Swiss business. The additional job cuts come after Switzerland's second-biggest bank reported a 2.44 billion Swiss franc ($2.43 billion) net loss for 2016. Since taking over just over 18 months ago, Thiam has been on a cost-cutting drive while shifting the business towards wealth management and putting less emphasis on investment banking.
FILE PHOTO: Excavators and drillers at work in an open pit at Tenke Fungurume, a copper and cobalt mine northwest of Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the CongoInvestors are buying up physical cobalt anticipating that shortages of the metal, a key component of lithium-ion batteries used in electrical cars, will spur prices to their highest levels since the 2008 financial crisis. Prices for cobalt metal have climbed nearly 50 percent since September to five-year peaks around $19 a lb as stricter emissions controls boost demand for electric vehicles, especially in China, struggling with ruinous pollution levels in some cities. Consultants CRU Group say electric car and plug-in hybrid vehicle sales could hit 4.4 million in 2021 and more than six million by 2025, from 1.1 million last year.
People pass by a T-Mobile store in the Brooklyn borough of New YorkT-Mobile US Inc, the No.3 U.S. wireless carrier, reported quarterly profit and revenue above estimates as promotional offers helped add more subscribers. The company has been gaining share from bigger rivals Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc in an oversaturated U.S. wireless market. T-Mobile had a number of promotional offers in the fourth quarter, including a free iPhone 7 offer with eligible trade-in around Black Friday.
Constructions workers are seen at a new building site in Silver Spring, MarylandThe latest results showed a wide gap between economists, who were criticized for being too optimistic late in the last economic cycle, and market expectations that have sent bond yields and the U.S. dollar soaring and pushed Wall Street to record highs. Trump has promised sweeping tax cuts for individuals and businesses, infrastructure spending, and deregulation to boost growth, which in the long recovery from the financial crisis has been weaker than in past expansions. Investors have taken those proposals as a green light to buy stocks since the U.S. election, lighting a fire under financial shares in particular.
The logo of Toshiba Corp. are seen at the company's facility in Kawasaki, JapanBy Makiko Yamazaki TOKYO (Reuters) - After a day of delays and confusion, Japan's Toshiba Corp said on Tuesday it expected to book a $6.3 billion hit to its U.S. nuclear unit, a writedown that wipes out its shareholder equity and will drag the group to a full-year loss. Hours earlier on Tuesday, the battered conglomerate rattled investors by failing to release its earnings on schedule, saying initially it was 'not ready' and then announcing later it needed more time to probe its Westinghouse nuclear business after internal reports uncovered potential problems. The figures eventually released were numbers that have yet to be approved by its auditor and Toshiba cautioned investors that a major revision was possible.
A Peugeot car is pictured at the Opel plant in BochumLONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - PSA Group is holding talks with General Motors about buying its European Opel division, the French carmaker said on Tuesday, a deal which would increase competition for market leader Volkswagen . The maker of Peugeot, Citroen and DS cars is "exploring a number of strategic initiatives with GM with the aim of increasing its profitability and operating efficiency, including a potential acquisition of Opel," a spokesman said. The confirmation came after sources told Reuters earlier on Tuesday that the two companies were in advanced discussions to combine PSA with the U.S. carmaker's Opel business.
An empty shopping cart is seen in a shopping center parking lot in Westbury, New YorkU.S. producer prices rose more than expected in January, recording their largest gain in more than four years amid increases in the cost of energy products and some services, but a strong dollar continued to keep underlying inflation tame. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its producer price index for final demand jumped 0.6 percent last month. Despite the surge, the PPI only increased 1.6 percent in the 12 months through January.
FILE PHOTO - Samsung Group chief, Jay Y. Lee, leaves after attending a court hearing to review a detention warrant request against him at the Seoul Central District Court in SeoulBy Se Young Lee and Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's special prosecutor's office said on Tuesday it would again seek a warrant to arrest Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee, a suspect in a graft investigation that may topple President Park Geun-hye. Lee, the third-generation leader of the country's top conglomerate, was questioned for more than 15 hours by the special prosecutor's office on Monday. The prosecutor is also seeking the arrest of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd executive Park Sang-jin.
Traders work on the floor of the NYSE(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened slightly lower on Tuesday, with the "Trump rally" pausing ahead of a testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that will be scrutinized for clues on the timing of the next interest rate hike.
FILE PHOTO - A trader points up at a display on the floor of the New York Stock ExchangeHealth insurers Aetna Inc and Humana Inc walked away from their $34 billion merger deal on Tuesday, after a U.S. judge ruled in January the combination would stifle competition in the private Medicare Advantage program for retirees. After the Jan. 23 court ruling, Aetna and Humana had said they were weighing whether to appeal the decision and extend their agreement, which was set to expire on Feb. 15. Aetna and Humana announced the deal in July 2015, just a few weeks before Anthem Inc and Cigna Corp said they would also combine.
Simple way to add wireless charging to your iPhoneWaiting for Apple to add wireless charging to the iPhone so you can be like your Android buddies? Here's how to add the feature for yourself.
Android Wear 2.0, LG Watches, and new old devices (MobileTechRoundup show #390)Google announced the launch of Android Wear 2.0 with a couple new watches from LG. We continue to hear more about rumored upcoming phones as well.
It costs almost nothing to charge a smartphone for a yearHow much does the electricity needed to charge a smartphone over the course of a year cost? Under a dollar? A few dollars? Tens of dollars? Hundreds of dollars? The figure will surprise you.
Edge computing deserves a spot in your big data playbookMore and more companies are moving to edge computing to distribute their incoming big data. Find out why.
Ford invests $1 billion in Argo AI to advance its virtual driver systemThe plan is to use Argo AI to develop a virtual driving system for Ford's fully autonomous vehicles slated to hit the market in 2021.
Biases in algorithms: The case for and against government regulationThe potentially dangerous and harmful implications of biases programmed in algorithms need to be addressed and possibly regulated. Who can we trust to oversee such regulations?