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In California, Which Self-Driving Cars Log the Most Miles?

The California Department of Motor Vehicles on Wednesday released reports detailing how many times in 2019 human safety operators had to take control of self-driving vehicles being tested in the state. According to the reports, robot cars in…

CloudTweaks | Where’s My Flying Car?

A cottage industry has grown up around lamenting how we just aren’t making the progress we used to. Planes and cars go no faster than 60 years ago. We were told the cloud was supposed to bring us that innovation. Maybe it is but think biology…

CISOs who leave after 2 years may not finish what they start

CISOs spend about two years in the role before moving onto the next company; selling themselves  — and their organizations — short.  By contrast, Dave Estlick, who joined Chipotle Mexican Grill as CISO in December, spent nearly a decade…

Only 25% of businesses have reached IT modernization goals

Dive Brief: Among companies chasing IT modernization, just 25% say the process has met its goals, according to a survey commissioned by enterprise IT company Insight. Companies that haven't made significant progress cite competing priorities,…

'Now is the time': CDC suggests employers devise coronavirus telework plans

Dive Brief: "Now is the time" for businesses, schools and others to begin preparing for possible spread of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) official said in a Feb. 25 media briefing. "Businesses…

Can I move my data to the EU before Google shifts it to the US?

Post-Brexit, Sean wants to keep his data protected by the EU’s GDPR rather than laxer US privacy laws Given Google’s recent announcement about moving UK users’ data to US jurisdiction, what’s the best way to migrate to EU-based services?…

Gartner: 10 rules to reduce IT spending

Editor's note: The following is a guest article from Chris Ganly, a CIO senior research director in the IT finance, economics, value and risk group at Gartner. It is commonly believed that "you can't cut your way to growth," but you can cut…

CloudTweaks | How CFOs and CIOs See Finance Management Priorities

IT leaders today tend to be much better aligned with business and operational leaders and business goals than they were just five years ago. Unfortunately, they are still not often well-synchronized, meaning that IT and business leaders may…

Speed, integration and skills: Companies' top challenges in data management

Dive Brief: Speeding up data analysis, data integration and finding high-skilled talent are the top three challenges of data management, according to a CompTIA survey of 400 U.S. businesses. As companies turn up the dial on digital in more processes,…

Internal actors account for 30% of cyberattacks in manufacturing

Dive Brief: External actors account for the majority of cyberattacks in the manufacturing industry (75%), but internal actors carry out 30% of attacks, according to Verizon's 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report. The motivation of attacks…

Users would sell Facebook their bank balance for $8.44 a month

Study of people across six countries finds German users would charge most for sharing personal data German Facebook users would want the social media platform to pay them about $8 per month for sharing their contact information, while US users…

Virtualization to Cloudification: Transforming Networks

As we head into the next decade of telecommunications network technology transformation, we find ourselves at a pivotal moment as the era of virtualization becomes the new era of cloudification. Real-time communications applications are available…