Seven years after Arab Spring, tech challenge weighs on the Middle East The Arab Spring showed the potential of young people in the Middle East armed with technology. But the picture since then has been patchy. Read more: https://zd.net/2RjzYHs CXO Former Twitter CISO shares his advice for IT security hiring and cybersecurity Salesforce: Why we ditched Python for Google's Go language in Einstein Analytics What is a CIO? Everything you need to know about the Chief Information Officer explained IT security professionals are scared of their toilets (ZDNet YouTube) Facebook is 'addictive, bad for us,' says Salesforce CEO (CNET) Top 5 dos and don'ts in tech etiquette at work (TechRepublic) Dubai won the right to host the 2020 World Expo back in 2013, beating competing bids from Yekaterinburg in Russia, Sao Paulo in Brazil, and Izmir in Turkey. Now, six years on, it's just around the corner. SEE: Digital transformation: A CXO's guide (ZDNet special report) | Download the … [Read more...] about Expo 2020 Dubai calls itself ‘the world’s greatest show’: So what can you expect?
Featured Cyber Week 2019 deals: Business Bargain Hunter's top picks Must-have tech gadgets to start 2020 I went to Best Buy on Black Friday and it was shocking AWS Graviton2: What it means for Arm in the data center, cloud, enterprise, AWS NetApp's second quarter was a mixed bag as revenue fell short of expectations, but non-GAAP earnings topped estimates. The company said its all-flash array was on a revenue run rate of $2.2 billion and the outlook was solid. The storage company reported second-quarter net income of $243 million, or $1.03 a share, on revenue of $1.37 billion, down from $1.52 billion a year ago. Non-GAAP earnings for the second quarter were $1.09 a share. Wall Street was expecting revenue of $1.38 billion for the fiscal second quarter with non-GAAP earnings of 94 cents a share. CEO George Kurian said the company will maintain discipline with its spending. As for the outlook, NetApp projected $1.39 billion to $1.54 billion, or $1.14 a share to $1.22 a … [Read more...] about NetApp’s Q2 shows stabilization as earnings top expectations
Uber on Thursday published its first report into unsafe incidents occurring on its ride-sharing platform, disclosing that over 3,000 sexual assaults happened during rides in the United States in 2018, while nine people were murdered and 58 died from vehicle crashes. The Uber's US Safety Report 2017-18 [PDF] provides information about Uber's actions on safety, as well as data on the most serious safety incidents reported on the ride-sharing platform in 2017 and 2018. The ride-sharing giant said the safety report was conducted with the intent of providing transparency and accountability around its app for both riders and drivers. "Confronting sexual violence requires honesty, and it's only by shining a light on these issues that we can begin to provide clarity on something that touches every corner of society. And, most importantly, by bringing hard data to bear, we can make every trip safer for drivers and riders alike," the company's chief legal officer, Tony West, said in the … [Read more...] about Uber discloses over 3,000 sexual assaults arose from US rides in 2018