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Barb Darrow


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Recent articles by Barb:

Here’s How Samsung Hopes to Beat Apple’s iPhone With Business Users

Samsung says DeX docking station will make its new Galaxy smartphones ideal corporate citizens. → Read More

Here’s What LinkedIn Could Mean for the Microsoft Cloud

With Microsoft's purchase of LinkedIn, it gets tons of data but also considerable data center infrastructure expertise. → Read More

This Data Crunching Company Just Scored A Big New Investment

MapD nets $25 million from New Enterprise Associates, Nvidea and others to harness GPUs for business applications. → Read More

Amazon Wants to Help Customers Support Their Customers

Amazon Connect, based on AWS's own call center software, is now available to customers for their own use. → Read More

Amazon Alexa Is Going to the Office

Amazon Echo, with help from Amazon Alexa and Teem, can be used to schedule conference rooms in large offices. → Read More

Google's Home Automation Device Will Make April Debut in Britain

April debut planned for Google Home and Google WiFi, its wireless router. → Read More

Microsoft Makes Skype for Business More Businesslike

Microsoft Skype for Business just got Call Queues and Auto Attendant features as competition heats up. → Read More

North Carolina’s Bathroom Bill Is Costlier Than Most Might Expect

The Associated Press says North Carolina could lose $3.86 billion in revenue over next 12 years due to controversial bathroom bill. → Read More

Big Companies Want to Move to the Cloud But Still Have No Idea How

Large companies must prioritize all their apps and assess vulnerabilities before moving to cloud, says one cloud expert. → Read More

New Video Shows Amazon Prime Delivery Drone in Flight

Amazon Prime drone delivered a box of sunscreen at the recent MARS 2017 event in Palm Springs. → Read More

Casper Hotline Offers Relief and Laughs to the Sleep Deprived

Mattress maker Casper launched a hotline to give insomniacs some comic relief. → Read More

Twitter and Instagram Take Steps to Clean Up Their Sites

Instagram will start screening some photos and Twitter will use IBM Watson to root out cyberbullies. → Read More

You Can Now Use Facebook Live From Your Desk

Facebook Live can now run from desktop PCs as well as smartphones, provided users download video streaming software first. → Read More

Amateur Baseball Players Get High-Tech Bats to Perfect Their Swings

Blast Motion is supplying AAU baseball teams with bat sensors and data analytics to boost their averages. → Read More

LinkedIn Spiffs Up News Feed With Personalized News You Can Use

LinkedIn adds trending news feeds that it personalizes based on user interests and connections. → Read More

Cisco and AppDynamics Close Their Blockbuster Deal

Cisco's mega-acquisition of AppDynamics and its software smarts closed on Wednesday → Read More

Microsoft’s LinkedIn Makes Nice With Salesforce Through a Software Update

LinkedIn bolsters Sales Navigator with PointDrive, tighter ties to Salesforce software. → Read More

Former IBM Software Exec Steve Mills Joins Bridge Growth Partners

The long-time software strategist's experience buying companies could come in handy. → Read More

Adobe Overhauls Digital Marketing Services With an Eye on Non-Marketers

Company gets friendlier with Microsoft, and combines marketing, advertising, analytics apps into one package. → Read More

Beijing Deploys Facial Recognition to Catch Toilet Paper Thieves

Beijing tourist site uses high-definition cameras and face recognition to thwart toilet paper thieves. → Read More