What Are the Security Risks of the Internet of Things?
What Are the Security Risks of the Internet of Things?

IBM Resilient CTO and internet security guru Bruce Schneier takes a look at the security risks of the Internet of Things in his latest video. He brings up an interesting and rather disconcerting point, IoT devices tend to do critical things like turn on and off power or drive your car, so preventing hacking is even more critical with IoT than typical computers.

Salesforce CEO: Incredible Wave, Global Phenomenon of Digital Transformation
Salesforce CEO: Incredible Wave, Global Phenomenon of Digital Transformation

Cloud adoption is just in the very early days says Salesforce co-CEO Keith Block. He says that over the last few years we’ve been in a perfect storm of cloud and mobile and data science and artificial intelligence coming together that have given companies the opportunity to reinvent themselves and reinvent their business models.

Cisco: Financial Institutions Struggle With Pace of Technological Change
Cisco: Financial Institutions Struggle With Pace of Technological Change

The pace of technological change is possibly the biggest challenge that financial institutions are facing says Cisco FinTech Lead Al Slamecka. He says that the large financial organizations are zeroing in on automating the network management functions and the operations side of their businesses, which they call Intent-Based Networking.

Box CEO: Digital Transformation Driving Global Growth
Box CEO: Digital Transformation Driving Global Growth

The digital transformation which has been powering the growth of many technology companies in the US is now starting to drive growth globally according to Box CEO Aaron Levie. He says that Box has a global opportunity where multi-national enterprises want to drive the same digital transformation that has been happening in the US.

AWS Plans to Reduce Cost of Data Retrieval With New Satellite Connection Service
AWS Plans to Reduce Cost of Data Retrieval With New Satellite Connection Service

Amazon Web Services is set to launch a satellite connection service that will make it…

Microsoft Rolls Out Tool for Brands to Build Their Own AI-Powered Virtual Assistant
Microsoft Rolls Out Tool for Brands to Build Their Own AI-Powered Virtual Assistant

It’s been a busy week for Microsoft. The company launched an open source system for…

Former Microsoft COO Concerned About US Universities vs. China: 'The Big Risk for Tech is Talent'
Former Microsoft COO Concerned About US Universities vs. China: ‘The Big Risk for Tech is Talent’

Former Microsoft COO Bob Herbold discussed in an interview (below) the fact that computer science and engineering schools are now competing strongly with US universities.

SAP: Imagine if We Can Work Together and Make Inclusion a Fact
SAP: Imagine if We Can Work Together and Make Inclusion a Fact

SAP Chief Strategy Officer Deepak Krishnamurthy said at the Web Summit, “Imagine if we can work together and make inclusion a fact.” Alexa Gorman, who is SVP, Head of SAP.iO Foundries Europe also announced the creation of a dedicated accelerator program for women and diverse-led enterprises in Berlin, Germany.

Box CEO Sees the Underlying Value of Box Increasing Because of IBM-Red Hat Deal
Box CEO Sees the Underlying Value of Box Increasing Because of IBM-Red Hat Deal

Box CEO Aaron Levie says that the IBM-Red Hat Deal showed what the underlying value of incumbent technology companies like Salesforce, ServiceNow, and “hopefully Box” is potentially worth.

Oracle CEO: Three Big Things in the Gen 2 Cloud… Security, Security, Security
Oracle CEO: Three Big Things in the Gen 2 Cloud… Security, Security, Security

Oracle’s Larry Ellison introduced the Generation 2 Cloud at Oracle OpenWorld 2018 yesterday with a primary emphasis on security. “Other clouds have been around for a long time, and they were not designed for the enterprise,” Ellison said.