Twitter just replaced its star icon with a heart button, and its users have plenty to say about the change.
Among the haters, jokesters, and armchair UX critics that commented on the switch, the most commonly echoed sentiment seemed to be: Twitter doesn’t get us. Right as Facebook announces that it will give users a broader palette for expressing themselves, Twitter decides to limit its user’s reactions to feel-good ones only.
Nearly a year after its debut, Intel's Internet of Things (IoT) platform is being prepped for an upgrade as the chip maker weaves in more of its hardware and software products to accelerate development.
"IoT is just a phrase," said Intel CEO Brian Krzanich during a media presentation on Tuesday morning, explaining what he thinks it really means is that these devices that are going to become part of our lives and make them better.
Let's face it, our entire digital economy and infrastructure is held together by one thing: trust. We trust that our systems will be responsive when we need them. We trust that services and APIs will be secure, well-tested, and available when called in our own apps. We trust that the data coming into our analytics systems is the right data and that it is accurate. We trust that cloud providers continually engage in best practices to keep our data and transactions safe. We trust that our vendors are making the right business decisions, so they will be around a year from now.
Major global IT vendors -- including leading hardware, systems software, eCommerce, big data, cloud, network, telco and systems integrator companies -- have little wisdom, advice or vision to offer their customers and prospects when it comes to blockchain technology.
This is the result of a survey entitled Searching in Vain for The Block Chain, conducted by enterprise IT specialist consulting firm Lighthouse Partners. It is also the main reason this company decided to start offering consulting services on the topic.
We woke up today to a world where Activision is now, overnight, one of the biggest mobile gaming publishers in the world. And Wall Street seems OK with the deal.