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The top 3 disruptive FinTech technologies to watch in 2018

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is widely expected to limit the amount of data companies can use for data mining, but new research suggests that it will actually be a boon for the FinTech industry. [1] [1] By Lucas Mearian on ComputerWorld Read ...

Being prepared is key to mitigating cyber attacks

In an age where cyber criminals are a dime a dozen, and the threat landscape more complex than ever, it pays to prepare and be always on guard. This means being up to date with the strategies and tricks used ...

How AI will change enterprise mobility

Your smartphone is about to get smarter, thanks to artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). And that has huge implications for enterprise support for mobility. [1] [1] By Bob Violino on ComputerWorld Read More

The future of retail: 4 trends transforming how we shop

The death of retail has been greatly exaggerated, but it's undergoing a historic transformation that is dramatically changing, and ultimately improving, the way we shop in brick-and-mortar stores. Let's do a quick speed round on the four trends that are ...

Security jumps to the top of the CIO agenda

Cybersecurity is racing up organizations’ list of IT priorities, according to the latest annual research by recruitment giant Harvey Nash and KPMG. The CIO Survey 2018, which interviewed almost 4,000 global IT leaders in the first quarter of this year, ...

Survey: What are your company’s tech spending priorities for 2019?

It's that time of year, when technology decision makers are looking ahead to the 2019 fiscal and calendar year. ZDNet's sister site, Tech Pro Research, is conducting a survey to find out where companies are directing resources, and how this compares ...

NEWS ANALYSIS IoT could be the killer app for blockchain

As the number of sensors in vehicles, factory machinery, buildings and city infrastructure grows, companies are looking for a secure and automated way of enabling a mesh network for transactional processes. Blockchain appears to best fit that bill.The total number ...