Western Digital CEO apologizes to Toshiba for friction over chip unit sale

TOKYO (Reuters) – The head of Western Digital Corp (WDC.O) apologized to Toshiba Corp’s (6502.T) CEO for strained ties after it sued the Japanese company to keep their memory chip joint venture from being sold to rival bidders, according to a letter dated Aug. 11. “I understand that the litigation and ongoing disputes have created […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: When does tech make you money and when does it cost you?

There’s an interesting Forbes article on the topic of turning a cost center into a profit center. In it, author Larry Myler talks about three ways to “become a hero” by: Killing overhead, Inventing revenue, and Supporting company strategy. Having worked in cost centers within organizations myself, I was skeptical as to whether this can […] Read more »

Uber vs Google: And now, the self-driving car war gets nasty

Even the biggest, most powerful companies in the world are at the mercy of a grade-school concept: supply and demand. That’s how a person like Anthony Levandowski can get paid $ 120 million by Google, leave to start his own company, watch that company get acquired by Uber just months later, and then find himself […] Read more »

This week in apps: Instagram face filters, Medium audio stories, Google Assistant on iOS and more

Reading all the news from Google I/O may have kept you too busy to keep up with this week’s app news. We’ve kept up for you. SEE ALSO: Google imagines an app-less future with Android Instant Apps Each week we round up the most important app news along with some of the coolest new and […] Read more »

New Social Marketplace Weedable Takes Cannabis Commerce to a Higher…

Weedable is a hypercommunity designed specifically for people who are passionate about cannabis. Use our social network to interact with friends or your favourite brands around the world. (PRWeb May 20, 2017) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/05/prweb14353741.htm All articles Read more »

10 new Android O features that will make your phone better

Though we got out first peek at Android O back in March, Google finally revealed  more details this week at its I/O developers conference about the soon-to-drop version of Android. Though we’re still quite a ways away from the official release, we now a lot more about the update. At first glance, many of the […] Read more »

SAP seeks to speed analytics with AI technology

SAP wants to speed up how analytics adapt to change. It’s doing that by embedding SAP Predictive Analytics’ machine learning capabilities in S/4Hana. “When you take something rules-based, you are not able to adapt predictions to new data,” said Mike Flannagan, SAP’s senior vice president for analytics, ahead of the company’s Sapphire Now customer conference […] Read more »