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Recent articles by Barb:

Google Has a New Easy Way to Paint Pictures of Data

New Google GIF Maker helps reporters visualize comparisons between two data sets. → Read More

Trump Administration Proposal Would Let Police Track and Destroy Drones

The Trump White House backs new rules that would let authorities track and destroy drones over sensitive areas, according to report. → Read More

Exclusive: This Data Crunching Startup Just Made a Big Acquisition

DataRobots, a machine learning specialist, bought Nutonian to jumpstart its push into the Internet of Things. → Read More

Automation, Robots, and Job Losses Could Make Universal Income a Reality

Experts at MIT debated when and if automation-induced job loss will lead to government-funded universal basic income. → Read More

Amazon Shareholder Meeting Takes a Political Turn

Jeff Bezos was quizzed on the business impact of his anti-travel ban stance. → Read More

Microsoft Again Claims Most-Favored Cloud Status in China

Microsoft again claims it is the only U.S. cloud provider to operate legally in China; AWS and IBM disagree. → Read More

A Proposed Law Aims to Make City Services as Easy as Ordering Takeout

NYC councilman Ben Kallos says proposed law mandating open APIs would cut red tape and streamline city services for constituents. → Read More

Legendary Techie James Gosling Joins Amazon Web Services

James Gosling, known as the father of the Java programming language, is joining Amazon Web Services as distinguished engineer. → Read More

Bill Gates and Paul Allen Invest More Money in Autonomous Tech Startup

Echodyne wants to put pocket-sized radar into self-driving cars. → Read More

Tesla Must Fix its Customer Service Problems, Says Star Analyst

Pretty much everyone loves the cars. The customer experience? Not so much. → Read More

Marc Benioff Touts Amazon as Salesforce’s New Best Friend

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff again touted his company's tight ties with Amazon Web Services, on the Salesforce earnings call. → Read More

Twitter Taps Ad Exec To Help Bring in the Money

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey hired Bruce Falck, a veteran ad tech exec, to help the company "monetize" its 313 million users. → Read More

Google Says Its Speech Recognition Leads the Pack

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says the company's speech recognition tech has lowest word error rate in the land. → Read More

High-Tech Haven San Francisco May Kick Delivery Robots to the Curb

San Francisco may ban the use of food delivery robots from its streets and sidewalks. → Read More

GE Saved Millions by Using This Data Startup’s Software

Product procurement data can be messy—and lead to waste. → Read More

Google Gets Its Game Together on Connected Devices

New Google IoT Core brings together the company's technologies to compete with Microsoft and Amazon in the Internet of Things. → Read More

Google and Amazon Spar Over Big SAP Customers

Google, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure all want SAP customers to run their SAP business software in their respective clouds. → Read More

Google Assistant Will Soon Take on Siri on Apple iPhones Near You

Google Assistant is coming to Apple iPhones where it compete with Siri in a battle of virtual personal assistants. → Read More

Informatica and Zoomdata Talk Up the 'Internet of Beer'

Informatica and Zoomdata say they're using the Internet of things to help a brewer monitor beer quality and pressure from brewery to tap. → Read More

Exclusive: Nutanix and IBM Team Up on Data Center Hardware for Artificial Intelligence

Nutanix says it will use IBM Power Servers as the basis for a new "hyperconverged" data center appliance targeting big data crunching jobs. → Read More