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Trump administration tightens H-1B visa restrictions

Dive Brief: The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) tightened restrictions on the H-1B visa program in interim final regulations published Oct. 8. The changes include higher minimum pay for H-1B workers,…

5 Notable Proxy Servers Adding That Extra Layer Of Privacy

A proxy server is a gateway between the user and the internet. This is an intermediary server that separates end users from the websites they browse. It’s completely legal to use a proxy server. Proxy servers have various functionality and…

Consumers spent a record $28 billion in apps in Q3, aided by pandemic

Mobile usage continues to remain high amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, which has prompted social distancing measures and lockdown policies, and has pushed consumers to connect online for work, school and socializing. This, in turn, has helped drive…

Supreme Court pushes Google, Oracle to defend right to Java

Sun Microsystems was supposed to make Oracle — already a leader in enterprise software — a force to reckon with in hardware solutions. The 2009 purchase also gave Oracle Java, one of industry's most prolific programming languages.  The…

Nationwide uses agile to scale AI, shorten delivery time

Dive Brief: Nationwide's advanced analytics teams use Agile workflows to reduce time to value while allowing cross-company teams to leverage technology, said William Drake, senior director, advanced analytics leader at Nationwide, speaking last…

CloudTweaks | The Lighter Side Of The Cloud - The New App

"The comics from CloudTweaks add an engaging and light hearted humor to presentations about cloud technology. What could normally be seen as dry, can be spiffed up and allows us to connect with the audience on another level. Thank you!” PRODUCT…

H&M wants to democratize AI with reusable components

Dive Brief: The next step in machine learning deployment at H&M lies in the reusability of models, said Errol Koolmeister, product area lead engineer for AI foundation at H&M, speaking Thursday at the Virtual AI Summit Silicon Valley. Machine…

CIOs are preparing for the 'next normal'

CIOs planning for the future aren't thinking of the "new normal" — it's the "next normal" they have to worry about.  With no end in sight to the pandemic, and the future of central offices unknown, IT teams are building new infrastructure…

Industrial IoT Cyberattacks Continue To Rise

The Internet of Things (IoT) includes both traditional electronics and everyday ‘things’ embedded with sensors, computing, and networking capabilities. From smart coffee makers and smart homes to smart lighting and smart cities, IoT is all…

BMO Financial found AI success with a cash flow predictor. Now it wants to scale

Armed with lessons from the pandemic, business leaders gained perspective on the use of AI, and how it can help overcome operational disruption. Questions that emerge in the aftermath include where to deploy it within the broader tech stack…

Innovation needs to match business goals, Xerox exec says

Dive Brief Generating executive buy-in is essential before deploying technology produced at corporate innovation hubs, according to Tolga Kurtoglu, SVP, head of global research and member of the executive committee at Xerox, speaking at the…

As weather rages, businesses keep electricity with resiliency solutions

As the power grid has grown over the past century, it has become heavily interconnected and centralized around large power plants. But this centralization has downsides: when small parts of the system malfunction, the consequences can be devastating…