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Well, he WAS a traveling salesman...

One of this small software vendors is also the chief salesman -- and somehow, most of the customers he finds are more than 100 miles from company headquarters, so they're much more expensive to support.


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How Trump’s ‘extreme vetting’ hurts science and tech

President Trump's plans for "extreme vetting" of visa applicants are a concern for tech and academic conferences, which often draw attendees from around the world.

Going rogue! 10 scary examples of AI gone wild

Danger, danger! 10 alarming examples of AI gone wild

Our dystopian future of machine learning breaking bad is already unfolding before our eyes

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Uber finally agrees to reveal diversity data

Uber Technologies has agreed to provide next month its diversity data, which it had earlier declined to make public.

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Augmented reality gets a second life in manufacturing

Although augmented reality may not have gotten very far in the consumer market, the technology is getting a second look in the manufacturing sector.

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Augmented reality gets a second life in manufacturing

Although augmented reality may not have gotten very far in the consumer market, the technology is getting a second look in the manufacturing sector.

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Digital health is a marriage of medical entrepreneurs and tech superstars

It isn't enough to have a team of tech savants or one made up of strictly businesspeople with digital health experience. Knowledge of U.S. healthcare rules, provider dynamics, policy framework and the nuances of tech all play a role...

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Slow growth ahead for IT outsourcing

Political uncertainty, digital disruption, and continued competition could significantly slow IT services growth over the next three years.

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It wasn't the money: Wozniak on robots, design and Apple's origins

More than 40 years after founding Apple Computer, Steve Wozniak has a lot to say about the early days of the world's richest company and about technology, Silicon Valley and being a born engineer.

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CW@50: Data storage goes from $1M to 2 cents per gigabyte (+video)

Over the past 50 years, data storage development has blown past barrier after barrier to give us denser, higher-capacity hard drives (and flash storage) at ever-cheaper costs.

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Top-secret X-37B space plane is about to break another record

The U.S. Air Force's top-secret autonomous space plane, the X-37B, is days away from breaking its own longevity record. The aircraft, which looks like a mini Space Shuttle, is on schedule next week to spend its record-setting 675th...

Another satisfied customer!

IT analyst pilot fish buys a new PC, and it turns out that a key application fish uses won't load -- and the newest version of the software is subscription-based. Fortunately, fish has another option...for a while.

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The top-secret X-37B space plane is about to break another record

The U.S. Air Force's top-secret autonomous space plane, the X-37B, is days away from breaking its own longevity record. The aircraft, which looks like a mini Space Shuttle, is on schedule next week to spend its record-setting 675th...

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MillerCoors seeks $100M in damages from IT contractor

MillerCoors is suing IT services firm HCL in federal court over what began as an approximately $53 million software deployment.

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5 reasons why China will rule tech, 2017 edition

In 2010, Computerworld looked at five reasons why China will rule in technology. In 2017, the case for China has grown stronger.

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Bill Gates again tops world's billionaire list

Bill Gates, co-founder and former CEO of Microsoft, was the world's richest person in 2016, Forbes said today.

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Waymo fears Uber may peek at secret court docs

Alphabet's autonomous car unit Waymo is concerned about giving Uber Technologies’ internal counsel extensive access to documents it filed under seal in connection with its lawsuit alleging theft of trade secrets and patent...

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Trump budget would fund border wall, but slash science and research

President Donald Trump's federal budget outline represents a major shift in U.S. priorities by boosting defense spending while cutting science and research.

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