BlackBerry Seems Closer To Ending Smartphone Sales
The road to salvation may lead BlackBerry away from hardware altogether to focus on software, according to the company's latest financial results. However, multiple challenges lie ahead for the former smartphone titan, even if it switches strategies.
AI, Public Data Sets, Real-Time: Strata + Hadoop Keynote Sampling
Strata + Hadoop keynotes included updates on the state of AI, new public data sets and programs from the US Department of Commerce, a closer look at what real-time data means for big data, and more. Here's a sampling of some of our favorite keynotes from this week's event.
Tesla's Model 3 Sedan Offers Affordable $35,000 Price Tag
Tesla CEO Elon Musk took the wraps off its highly anticipated Model 3 sedan on March 31. It's the first vehicle the company has manufactured that targets the average car-buying consumer. The company already has 115,000 preorders in.
Microsoft Integrates Xamarin Into Visual Studio
A demo of Xamarin tools, which enable developers to build fully native mobile apps to run across iOS, Android, Windows, and Mac platforms using a single code base, was among the highlights of the second-day keynote at Build 2016. The lengthy keynote also brought updates on Azure, Power BI, and Office.
6 Ways To Become An IT Talent Magnet
Dan Roberts, CEO and president of Ouelette & Associates Consulting, has been coaching CIOs since 1984. What's he's found is that those with a track record for creating high-performing cultures focus on one thing above all else: talent. Here, he shares his guidance on how you can become an IT talent magnet.