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Barb Darrow


Weston, MA, United States

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Recent articles by Barb:

Here’s What Google Is Doing to Make Android Devices Better for Business

Google says new "zero-touch" deployment for Android will make Android smartphones more attractive to corporate users. → Read More

Exclusive: Cisco Chairman John Chambers Is Joining the Board of This Tech Unicorn

Cisco's John Chambers joins the board of Sprinklr, a software unicorn that helps companies use social media to boost customer service. → Read More

GE Is Grounding Private Jets for Executive Travel

General Electric is curtailing the use of private jets for executive travel to cut costs. It will use charter flights as needed. → Read More

Google Home Mini Set to Debut Next Month

Google preps a Google Home Mini model, a smaller version of the Google Home virtual personal assistant, report says. → Read More

Apple HomePod Faces Tough Odds Against Amazon Echo in Connected Home Market

Apple HomePod versus Amazon Echo in the connected home battle will face a tough, market-leading opponent. Is it too late to challenge? → Read More

Hitachi Undergoes Major Reorganization to Compete With GE

Japanese giant Hitachi pools U.S.-based HDS, Insight Group, and Pentaho into Vantara to take on G.E. in industrial Internet. → Read More

Amazon Just Made a Huge Change to its Cloud Pricing

Amazon Web Services cloud customers will soon be able to pay for computing by the second, instead of by the hour. → Read More

Amazon Echo Is the King of Home Assistants. Here’s More Proof

Amazon Echo has sold more than 15 million units, and accounts for 75% of the market, says market research firm CIRP. → Read More

Here’s What Slack Has Planned Now That It’s Valued at $5.1 Billion

Slack nailed another $250 million from SoftBank Vision and others, bringing total funding to $841 million and valuation to $5.1 billion. → Read More

Google Appears to Allow Racist Ad Targeting Like Facebook, Says BuzzFeed

Google's ad platform was used by Buzzfeed to create racist ads that violated Google's own rules on derogatory speech. → Read More

A Longtime Hardware Exec Steps Down at Dell Technologies

Dell Technologies announced the departure of David Goulden who ran EMC's data center hardware business. Jeff Clarke will step in. → Read More

Is Big Data Killing Democracy?

Data science allows voter micro-targeting, which led to abuse, says Harvard's Lawrence Lessig. Cambridge Analytica exec disagrees. → Read More

SAP America (SAP) Stock Price, Financials and News

Employees say: "I love how many females are in management, upper management, and executive roles. It changes the dynamic of the company and inspires me knowing there is not a glass ceiling at Concur. → Read More

Larry Ellison Vows Next Oracle Database Will Beat Amazon on Price

Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison says the company's next automated database will beat Amazon in price and performance. → Read More

App Fatigue On The Job Is Becoming a Problem, Survey Says

Too much business data across too many apps leads to frustration. → Read More

Oracle Joins the Cool Cloud Crowd as a Member of This Google-Backed Foundation

Oracle joins CNCF a month after Amazon and two months after Microsoft. → Read More

Drones Could Deliver Blood Samples Safely and Faster Than Land Transport

Properly controlled samples can be carried long distances even in extreme temperatures. → Read More

Why Fortune 500 Companies Are Trusting the Cloud More Than Ever

Fear used to keep the local systems in line. Not anymore. → Read More

How Slack Plans to Make It Easier for You to Chat With Colleagues at Other Companies

Upping the ante against would-be Slack killers from Microsoft and Cisco. → Read More

Senators Want Answers From Equifax Over Its Massive Data Breach

Just what data security processes and procedures did Equifax have in place anyway? → Read More