By - Sharky


It’s 1968 and this high school pilot fish is learning Fortran IId programming on Saturdays at the local junior college. For class projects, programs are punched onto cards with an IBM 026 or 029 card punch and run on the computer department’s IBM 1620 “small scientific computer.” The only direct print output is a painfully slow, 10-character-per-second IBM Model B1

By - Susan Hanley

Welcome to the intelligent intranet: Key announcements from SharePoint Conference 2019

Over the past two years, Microsoft has continued to make Office 365 and SharePoint the premier platform for intranet and collaboration solutions. This week, at the SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas, the SharePoint team brought the intelligent intranet to life with significant enhancements to an already awesome platform. Shortly after Ignite in 2018, Microsoft created an online “look book” showing

By - Lucas Mearian

AT&T becomes first big mobile carrier to accept Bitcoin payments

AT&T will allow customers to pay their mobile bills using Bitcoin, adding its name to a short list of major businesses and government agencies that allow the blockchain-based cryptocurrency to be used as a form of payment. While not directly accepting cryptocurrency, AT&T is the first major U.S. mobile carrier to let customers pay in Bitcoin through a third-party service provider.

By - Jonny Evans

Soon every credit card will be like Apple Card

Apple’s plan to transform the world of credit cards in the image of Apple Card seems to have progressed further than anyone might have thought, thanks to a top-secret project with Mastercard… Innovate everything The news is that Apple, Goldman Sachs and Mastercard have been quietly working together to make similar technologies available for use by other card issuers. Payments

By - Rob Enderle

IDG Contributor Network: UCSF and NVIDIA may have just saved us from our noisy future

There is a growing consensus in the analyst community that we will be moving from PC-based keyboard input to smartphone/digital assistant voice interfaces in 3-5 years. But if you’ve ever been in an office where people are always on the phone, you know the nightmare of sound that can result in common cubical or even open-plan offices. If you add

By - Lucas Mearian

For real estate, blockchain could unshackle investment

A blockchain industry alliance has released a guide and list of use cases for deploying the technology to enable, among other things, the purchase of fractions of real estate property as digital securities on an open marketplace. The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) used its 30-page Real Estate Use Case document to promote blockchain as a more open, transparent and traceable method

By - David Hold

BrandPost: Will Paper Records Lead to a Security Breach at your Company?

In the digital age, it seems that everyone can know almost anything about anyone. Social media usage has made it effortless to stay on top of every thought and every move of the people we connect with. Tell us you didn’t share pictures of the chocolate lava cake from last night’s dinner. Mountains of data also open countless possibilities for

By - Gregg Keizer

Where does this document go — OneDrive for Business or SharePoint?

Office 365 can generate a lot of questions from enterprise users, but few reach the magnitude — in volume, in exasperation — as, “Where do I save my files?” That’s because corporate Office 365 subscriptions come with two competing destinations: the personal storage space managed by OneDrive for Business and the most unsettling public, or at least collaborative, document libraries of SharePoint