Intel unveils 4 processor families and 500 new PCs coming in 2021

Intel is aiming for a comeback, and today, it unveiled four new processor families that it will deliver in 2021. Those four processor families will have 50 different processor variants and will be used in more than 500 PCs being introduced this year, the company said at the CES 2021 virtual trade show. In a […]

Bob Swan: The competition never sleeps, but Intel is waking up

At the CES 2021 online tech trade show, Intel unveiled a lineup of products today aimed at making it more competitive against rival Advanced Micro Devices. In the past couple of years, AMD has made historic gains against Intel in both chip design and third-party manufacturing. Intel has stumbled with its own manufacturing a couple […]

Data-Driven Training and Development is Key to Employee Retention

We have talked in depth about the benefits of using data-driven strategies to improve the functionality of the workplace. There are plenty of case studies of companies using big data to streamline many elements of their business models. One of the most novel applications of big data lies in the field of employee training and […]

The Best Cybersecurity Tools for Small Businesses

Protecting your small business from cybersecurity threats might not be at the top of your priority list. However, an average of one cyber attack takes place every 39 seconds and 43 percent of these usually target small businesses. The average breach costs companies around $200,000, which could be devastating for a small business. We’ve put […]

Pegasystems acquires Qurious.io to apply speech analytics to customer service

Pegasystems announced today it has acquired Qurious.io, a provider of a cloud service that analyzes voice calls in real time to enable customer service representatives to better determine their next best course of action. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Qurious.io combines speech-to-text, natural language processing (NLP), and emotion detection capabilities to analyze conversations […]

The Best Tools to Successfully Train Remote Employees

With the uptick in remote work that happened last year, traditional training methods have gone out the window in favor of procedures that work for remote employees. However, if remote employees are new for your business, it can be difficult to implement training measures that work for both you and your new hire. To make […]

Lenovo unveils new smart glasses for the enterprise

Lenovo unveiled this week at CES new AR smart glasses designed to change the way employees interact with their workspaces whether they’re working remotely or from the office. The  company expects the ThinkReality A3 lightweight AR smart glasses to be available later this year. “As increasingly distributed workforces and hybrid work models become the reality […]

The SolarWinds Hackers Shared Tricks With a Notorious Russian Spy Group

Ever since the December revelation that hackers breached the IT-management software firm SolarWinds, along with an untold number of its customers, Russia has been the prime suspect. But even as US officials have pinned the attack on the Kremlin with varying degrees of certainty, no technical evidence has been published to support those findings. Now […]

U.S. NHTSA opens AV TEST autonomous vehicle tracking program to ‘all stakeholders’

In June, the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) division of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) revealed the Automated Vehicle Transparency and Engagement for Safe Testing (AV TEST), a program that provides an online, public-facing forum for sharing automated driving system on-road testing activities. After an underwhelming debut in September, the NHTSA today announced […]