Profile of Dawn KawamotoAssociate Editor, Dark Reading
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Dawn Kawamoto is an Associate Editor for Dark Reading, where she covers cybersecurity news and trends. She is an award-winning journalist who has written and edited technology, management, leadership, career, finance, and innovation stories for such publications as CNET's News.com, TheStreet.com, AOL's DailyFinance, and The Motley Fool. More recently, she served as associate editor for technology careers site Dice.com.
Articles by Dawn Kawamoto
posted in July 2016
The Redmond giant reveals in a regulatory filing that it's planning another round of job cuts in addition to the 1,850 cuts it announced in May.
During the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation panel in Philadelphia, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft representatives issued another call to action for increased STEM funding and for revisions to the nation's immigration policy.
CIOs are seeing the highest level of skills shortage since the Great Recession of 2008-09 and other hiring issues, according to the 2016 Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO Survey. Find out where these challenges exist and to what extent.
Apple CEO Tim Cook reveals the depth of the iPhone maker's interest in augmented reality and where he thinks the platform is going.
Microsoft is infusing more of its machine learning into Office 365 and adding in greater capabilities into Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
The telecommunications giant strikes a deal to acquire Yahoo's core internet assets, ending a drawn-out process for one of the early dot-com darlings.
Michigan police are working with university researchers to re-create a dead man's fingers. The goal is to use the digits to unlock his smartphone and uncover information that may help catch his killer.
The Redmond giant is wrapping up the final stages of migrating its Skype VoIP service to the cloud from its peer-to-peer backbone. The move will allow the company to offer new services including mobile group video calling and Skype Bots.
With security threats increasingly becoming more advanced, research firm Gartner outlines the top 10 technologies that should be deployed to take advantage of digital business opportunities while managing risk.
Google uses its DeepMind artificial intelligence to slice nearly half of the amount of energy used for cooling its data centers, improving its overall power usage effectiveness (PUE) by 15%.
Boeing is set to move its extensive portfolio of digital solutions to Microsoft's Azure cloud platform, with an aim to improve the operation and efficiency of its airlines customers.
Under a proposed plan, foreign governments would have the right to serve search warrants on US tech companies for email and wiretaps. The deal would also give the US "reciprocal" authority to search data in other countries.
Nearly 150 tech leaders, researchers, founders, and VCs posted an open letter characterizing presidential candidate Donald Trump as a "disaster for innovation."
When it comes to industries and occupations that face the greatest chance of having robots replace humans as workers, a recent McKinsey & Co. report provides some insight. Is your job on the line?
Tesla CEO Elon Musk vows to continue use of the carmaker's Autopilot feature in the wake of a recent fatal crash of a Model S using the technology, and says he plans to step up efforts to educate customers about the system.
Securities regulators are reportedly investigating Tesla Motors over its failure to inform investors that one of its cars involved in a fatal crash was operating in autopilot mode.
Dallas police used a robot to deliver and detonate a bomb to stop a suspected sniper who killed five officers and injured nine others. This deployment raises ethical questions.
Although quantum computers are largely in the experimental phase, Google has started testing cryptography to protect against hackers in the post-quantum era.
The Redmond giant is folding its CRM and ERP cloud services into one cloud service dubbed Microsoft Dynamics 365.
According to a leaked company memo, IBM is imposing involuntary job cuts in the Netherlands for the first time. Does the move serve as a template for Big Blue to impose forced layoffs in regions where local labor laws have made it difficult to impose mandatory cuts?
Inspired by the difficulty Apple's late founder Steve Jobs endured in securing a donated liver when he was ill, the company says iOS 10 will allow iPhone users to directly connect to the National Donate Life Registry.
Within three years, more than 30% of the world's 100 largest vendors are expected to shift software investments from a cloud-first strategy to a cloud only strategy, according to Gartner.
While CIOs say they expect to see a slight dip in IT hiring plans for the last six months of this year, according to recent survey results, one tech recruiter says the outlook appears positive. Here's a closer look at CIO hiring plans for the remaining months of 2016, including layoffs, the most in-demand IT skills, and the hottest regions.
A Silicon Valley jury has sided with HPE in a long-running dispute focused on support for the Itanium server platform.
As Apple gears up for its iOS 10 public beta in July, a select group of developers will now be able to sync up their apps with users' Siri demands.