Samsung will host virtual version of Galaxy Unpacked 2020 in August

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2020 will be be held online, in an all-digital version, on August 5. Image: Samsung Samsung will host its Galaxy Unpacked 2020 event in an all-digital version this year. On Tuesday evening, Samsung announced that Galaxy Unpacked 2020 will be held online at at 10 am ET on August 5. Samsung […]

WWDC 2020 announces new advances across iOs, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS, and more

Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference went digital this year and revealed many new features and updates to its product lineup. Image: Mackenzie Burke Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) was held June 22-26 with one big change. Rather than being hosted in its usual San Jose location, the five-day conference occurred entirely online, due to […]

Challenges facing data science in 2020 and four ways to address them

Finding value in data, integrating open source software, a small talent pool, and ethical concerns around data were found to be trouble areas in a new state of data science report. Data volume analysis and computer science industry.3d illustration Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto A report on the state of data science from software firm Anaconda finds […]

3 strategic business focuses for the remainder of 2020

While the year is more than half over, and COVID-19 has thrown plans into disarray, there are still strategic imperatives that are worth focusing on. Image: marchmeena29, Getty Images/iStockphoto To say 2020 has been an “unconventional” year just might be the understatement of the decade. If your organization does planning on a calendar-year basis, you […]

2020 sees rise in invoice and payment fraud BEC attacks

Abnormal Security found a 75% increase in this type of campaign in the first three months of the year and a spike of 200% from April to May. Image: GrafVishenka, Getty Images/iStockPhotos The Business Email Compromise (BEC) is a more focused and potentially more profitable type of phishing scam favored by many cybercriminals. By spoofing […]

WWDC 2020 highlights: Gartner analyst discusses App Clips, privacy, and more

Gartner’s Tuong Nguyen weighs in on Apple’s announcements at WWDC 2020, virtual conferences, and augmented reality. TechRepublic’s Karen Roby spoke with Gartner analyst Tuong Nguyen about Apple’s WWDC 2020. The following is an edited transcript of their conversation.  Tuong Nguyen: [At the keynote] you miss out on things like the audience clapping and cheering–that wasn’t […]

Cloud spending increased in Q1 2020, as COVID-19 spurred demand for collaboration

Infrastructure spending on cloud grew modestly, while other spending plummeted by 16.3%, according to a new IDC report. Getty Images/iStockphoto As the COVID-19 pandemic ushered in a new age of working from home, organizations began to rely on technology that would support a workforce built around virtual collaboration, using tools like video conferencing and cloud […]

Salesforce TrailheaDX 2020: Virtual keynote focuses on scaling and connecting from anywhere

Salesforce executives discussed some of the latest company developments, including the Anywhere app, Code Builder, Einstein recommendations, and more. Must-read developer content Salesforce TrailheaDX 2020 kicked off on Thursday with an opening keynote from Sarah Franklin, executive vice president of developer relations and general manager of Trailhead at Salesforce. This fifth year of TrailheaDX looked […]

Amazon partners with Formula 1 for new 2020 racing performance stats

The season begins July 3 and AWS will help the league roll out six new sets of real-time data. How the data will look on TV.  Image: Formula 1 Amazon Web Services is joining forces with Formula 1 for the 2020 season to provide the league with new on-screen racing performance statistics and machine learning […]

Salesforce introduces Anywhere app and employee service solution at TrailheaDX 2020

The products aim to boost collaboration and communication among the newly adapted remote workforce. During the virtual version of Salesforce TrailheaDX 2020, executives announced the Salesforce Anywhere app and a new employee service solution. Both products aim to help improve collaboration within workforces as they adapt to the new normal of remote work, the company […]