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IDG Contributor Network: Developing for the digitally transformed

Let’s make one thing clear. Whether you sell shoes, dishwashers or car insurance, technology is embedded in the fabric of your day to day, and most certainly in the interactions with your customers.I’m not here to tell you how important a digital transformation is for your business, because at this point, that ship has sailed. Having an app or user friendly website is no longer a competitive differentiator, it’s an enterprise standard.
In a digitally transformed world, the start line has shifted forward and consumer expectations for digital fitness are on an entirely new level that’s unreachable by simply hiring more developers or launching an in-store app.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Mysterious cat-and-mouse-themed Trojan RAT is potentially dangerous, but its creators and...

The highly skilled nature of the threat actors behind Felismus, and their ability to cover their tracks, means that no-one knows their identity or their target.

China launches second (and first homegrown) aircraft carrier

While it still requires outfitting, the new ship will be China's first fully combat-ready aircraft carrier.

The secret lives of Google raters

They spent years testing Google's algorithms—then everything changed.

Cassini survives its first dive through Saturn’s inner ring system

This was the first of the spacecraft's 22 "dives" through the gap.

Seven in ten UK unis admit being duped by phishing attacks

Not so smart now, eh? Seven in ten UK universities have admitted falling victim to a phishing attack in which an individual has been tricked into disclosing personal details via an email purporting to be from a trusted source.…

9 things your service provider wants you to know

The relationship between enterprise IT and service providers can be difficult.
IT has frustrations in achieving optimal service levels.
Service providers, as it turns out, have an equal number of bugaboos when it comes to their enterprise clients' r...

BlackBerry KeyOne to launch in US and Canada in late May

The BlackBerry KeyOne, an Android-based smartphone with a hardware keyboard, will be available in the U.S. and Canada from May 31, the phone's maker said Thursday.TCL Communications, the Chinese company that acquired rights to produce BlackBerry-bra...

Samsung will launch new flagship smartphone months after Galaxy S8

Samsung Electronics said Thursday it was planning to launch in the second half of this year a new flagship phone, leading to speculation that the company is planning an alternative to the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 that had to be recalled last year.The launch of a new flagship smartphone this year and continuing sales of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ will help Samsung counter Apple’s launch of a new version of its iPhone.

Apple usually unveils new phones in September.[ Android is now ready for real usage in the enterprise. Read InfoWorld's in-depth guide on how to make Android a serious part of your business. | Get the best office suite and the 38 best business-worthy apps for your Android device. ] "Samsung does announce a S series phone in the first half of the year and a Note series in the second half," said Kiranjeet Kaur, research manager for client devices at IDC Asia/Pacific. "So I am not sure if Samsung is alluding to the next Note or if they want to introduce a new series to avoid any questions or doubts that may arise because of the Note 7 debacle."To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Konica Minolta sets the standard for customer service using Cognito iQ...

BRACKNELL, UK. 27th APRIL 2017 - Konica Minolta Business Solutions, a leading document and print solutions and services provider, has set the industry standard for customer service using Cognito iQ’s software applications and Panasonic Toughpad tablets.Using the combination of Cognito iQ technology and Panasonic Toughpads, Konica Minolta has re-engineered the way it works to improve customer service, increase productivity and transform employee engagement.

The 280 field service technicians use the Cognito iQ solution for the... Source: RealWire

How HP reclaimed the title of world’s top PC maker from...

In late 2015, HP was reborn as a PC maker following a split of its parent organization, Hewlett-Packard.

At the time, HP was a lost cause, and its double-digit decline in PC shipments was a main reason for the split.The new HP then set out to reclai...

FTC urged to probe easily penetrated telly-enabled teledildonic toy

Woes whack Wi-Fi webcam willy with weak websec walls The US Federal Trade Commission has been urged to launch a probe into a hackable sex toy, which is potentially exposing couples' teledildonic frolics to cyberpervs.…