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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 to protect yourself from ATM crime

Banks like Wells Fargo are rolling out much better ATM security. Here's why it won't stop ATM theft.

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Build a safer smart home: 4 tips to sidestep hacking

Smart homes are using technology to keep us safe, but are they also opening doors to cyberattacks? Here are ways to keep your smart home hacker-free.

He DID get it after the second time, though

This small software vendor is installing its Unix product at a customer site when a fresh-from-college pilot fish accidentally erases all the system's data. Now where's that backup?

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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...

IT enough for ya?

After a series of company acquisitions, this IT pilot fish is on the team tasked with migrating everyone to a standardized desktop -- but not every user is happy with how that process works.

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Microsoft is playing Windows hardball

Lucky us. Microsoft is no longer supporting older Windows on newer processors.

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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With deep learning, the data-rich get richer

Why AIaaS will dominate business applications for deep learning.

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How the internet of things is disrupting tech staffing: Part 2

Tech labor and skills acquisition challenges are interfering with businesses eager to capitalize on IoT's many benefits. Here's what to know if you're going to come out a winner.

Hey, if he can't even bother to use automation...

This pilot fish is in the office to finish some data analysis with a tight deadline, and he notices a pattern in how one of his co-workers is working late -- so to speak.

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Apple vs. Microsoft 3.0: The quest for electronic medical record supremacy?

EMR is in desperate need of a standard. Should Apple or Microsoft come to the rescue?

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Chase's MCX tech buy will take time to pay off — time that it may never get

When JPMorgan Chase acquired MCX’s payment technology to help with Chase Pay, it likely received a bargain. But a bargain is a bargain only if the value is greater than the cost, no matter how low that cost.

We call this game 'Bluff the Blowhard'

This insurance company's IT shop has strict requirements for documenting development processes and especially code walk-throughs, and that's great -- unless somebody important isn't on board,

Ubiquiti called out for security flaw

SEC Consult reported a flaw four months ago. Still no fix.

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It's time to face the ugly reality of face recognition

Most forms of biometric data are hard to get, and you usually need someone's permission to capture fingerprint or iris scans. But anyone can take a picture of your face.

Missing question #576: 'And when did this start?'

It's fashion-show week in New York City, and for this apparel maker's IT department, that means all the users are in one place. Good thing, too, because one user's laptop is mysteriously shutting down.

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How A.I. technology is causing major ripples in the travel industry

Technology is utilized in all industries, including travel. How does artificial intelligence contribute to the development of the travel industry?

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Is Snapchat building the iPhone killer?

Snapchat's parent company has hired mobile engineering and design talent away from Apple, HTC, and Google. Could a Snapchat phone be in the works?

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