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With Cheetah Robotics launch, software giant wants to create China's first global tech brand

zdnet.com — When Cheetah Mobile CEO Sheng Fu went to the US for the first time five years ago, he asked himself, "Why is that Chinese companies work so hard but the most important inventions and new technologies come out of America?" He concluded that the difference between China and the US is that Americans think bigger and dream bigger.

The stories of 10 modern-day digital entrepreneurs

Big data's biggest problem: It's too hard to get the data in

zdnet.com — Most companies are swimming in more data than they know what to do with. Unfortunately, too many of them associate that drowning phenomenon with big data itself. Technologically, big data is a very specific thing--the marriage of structured data (your company's proprietary information) with unstructured data (public sources such as social media streams and government feeds).

12 data models CIOs and CMOs can start building together

techrepublic.com — It's no secret that CMOs are controlling bigger and bigger technology budgets, as digital transformation has swept through the marketing department and changed what they do and the expectations they have to meet.

LogRhythm mashes up security and big data to give SMBs better defense in one tool

techrepublic.com — A lot of SMBs feel overmatched by the bad guys in cybersecurity. And, for good reason-they are. Most attackers have abundant time to find the latest software vulnerabilities and the best techniques for exploiting weaknesses.

As IT job market tightens again, companies look to training rather than hiring to fill gaps

techrepublic.com — "With technology changing as quickly as it does, there are more unfilled technology positions than at any time since 2000," said Rob Doty, co-founder and managing partner of KnowledgeNet. Doty was quoting US Department of Labor statistics and it was a message that played well at the Midmarket CIO Forum in Orlando where he gave a keynote to a group of CIOs and CMOs on Monday.

Stratasys re-energizes 3D printing with push-button J750 that prints 360,000 colors

techrepublic.com — OtterBox has been using 3D printing to help design its tank-like phone cases for over a decade. But, the biggest leap forward in its rapid prototyping process happened in the past six months. A prototype of one of its multi-colored cases used to take 3 days to print, paint, and finish.

How Apple became Samsung, and why Steve might have approved

zdnet.com — Simplicity is one of the most important adjectives in the Apple narrative. It's the core virtue of the company's customer experience--from the way its software works, to the way its products look and feel, to the way its stores are designed. It used to apply to the company's product lines, too.

Cloud computing powers Nissan Leaf and be will key for autonomous driving, explains Nissan CIO

zdnet.com — Nissan and its CIO Celso Guiotoko have made big bets on cloud computing--both with one of the company's most important products, the Nissan Leaf, and with important operational functions in marketing and engineering.

Apple's FBI standoff: Why it's a lot bigger than breaking into one device

techrepublic.com — Apple has chosen not to meet the FBI's demands to help reveal the information that is on the iPhone of one of the killers in the December 2015 San Bernardino shooting. Why is Apple being so intransigent and what are the larger implications for the tech industry?
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Apr 29, 2016

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Apr 29, 2016

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Apr 29, 2016

Big thanks to my #GMICBeijing 2016 panel. I think we legitimately scared everyone with our IoT security scenarios. pic.twitter.com/9YxXy1Mdme

Apr 28, 2016

Check out all these people exercising! Good morning, #Beijing! @ Temple of Heaven instagram.com/p/BEw4HSWjF3G/

Apr 28, 2016

It's just like the statue in San Francisco! @ Beijing Olympic Park instagram.com/p/BEwrH88jFx0/

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