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As Higher Ed IT adopts new technologies, it’s becoming more and more important to stay current with tech news. New technological advancements are sure to affect your work at an institutional-level. We’re constantly aggregating new and exciting articles from the best sources so that you can stay informed and ahead in the field.
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Enterprise data firm Alteryx set to raise $126 million from NYSE IPO

 The wheels on America’s tech IPO train continue to turn. Enterprise data analytics firm Alteryx, the next tech firm in line to go public, has priced its shares at $14 ahead of its listing on the New York Stock Exchange tomorrow (Friday). That pricing — which comes in at the top of the firm’s range — will see Alteryx, which is listing under AYX symbol, raise $126… Read More
Published on March 24, 2017 By Jon Russell,Katie Roof
3 hours ago

Can tech make ads less annoying? 7 experiments from Adobe Labs

Even in the digital age, advertising and marketing are blunt instruments. Adobe is one of the companies trying change the game. At Adobe Summit, it offered a sneak peek of some cutting edge projects.
Published on March 24, 2017 By Jason Hiner
4 hours ago

Sizing Up Trump’s Cyberwar Strategy

The United States is taking damage in the global cyberwar, and Trump won’t be able to fix that without help.
Published on March 24, 2017
4 hours ago

Google proposes sending Symantec to TLS sin bin

Certificates from Symantec would have their trust period reduced to nine months under Google's plan.
Published on March 24, 2017
4 hours ago

Twitter considers enhanced version of TweetDeck for professionals

Twitter has started surveying users to check their interest in a new enhanced version of its TweetDeck product, raising the possibility that the company is considering a paid version of its service.The move by Twitter comes in the wake of its almost flat revenue growth and a lackluster increase in the number of its users in the fourth quarter in comparison to the company's social networking peers like Facebook.A subscription-based
Published on March 24, 2017
5 hours ago

Instacart agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit for $4.6 million

 On the heels of a $400 million round at a $3.4 billion valuation, Instacart has agreed on a $4.65 million fee to settle a class-action lawsuit around claims that the on-demand grocery delivery startup misclassified its personal shoppers as independent contractors, and also failed to reimburse them for their work expenses, Recode reports. There are over 31,000 Instacart shoppers involved in… Read More
Published on March 24, 2017 By Megan Rose Dickey
5 hours ago

ZTE confirms loss in 2016 due to guilty plea in Iran sanctions case

ZTE admitted it slipped to a net loss of 2.36 billion yuan in 2016 due to fines associated with the Iran sanctions case, though revenue increased by 1 percent to 100.18 billion yuan.
Published on March 24, 2017
7 hours ago

Singapore firms must put stronger focus on reskilling amid rise of AI

Artificial intelligence will replace some, but not all, jobs and businesses can gain more value from employees reskilled to plug talent shortfall.
Published on March 24, 2017
7 hours ago

NBN connections to speed up under new industry codes: ACMA, Comms Alliance

Comms Alliance has registered two codes with the ACMA, aiming to speed up NBN connections and ensure simple transfer between NBN retail service providers without delay.
Published on March 24, 2017
7 hours ago

Automated machine learning company DataRobot raises $54m

DataRobot has raised $54 million in a Series C round, bringing its total investment to $111 million.
Published on March 24, 2017
8 hours ago
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