The LastPass security bug has been fixed, but users should update now anyway, making sure they are running version 4.33.0. Note that this bug was limited to Google’s Chrome and Microsoft’s Opera browsers, but the fix developed was sent to all browsers. Password managers, while not infallible, are an important part of keeping passwords—and businesses—safe.
Technology is transforming healthcare at a rapid pace. From direct-to-consumer products that can allow patients to track and monitor their own health, to the impact telehealth is having on rural healthcare, to how wearables and AI are changing the game when it comes to patient care, to how AI and machine learning are diagnosing PTSD — there’s much to be excited about.
Facebook Libra cryptocurrency a no-go in France as Finance Minister Le Maire takes a hard line against allowing the cryptocurrency to operate in Europe. With Libra Association hoping for a 2020 launch, with 100 members in its association before launch, watching other countries around the globe wrestle with the complexities here is of great interest to our team. Stay tuned.
Surescripts ReMy Health breakup creates a painful situation for Amazon’s PillPack, making it impossible (today, anyway) to automatically access patient medication history data. Surescripts has a long history of being aggressive and making bold moves to protect its marketshare. And this? It’s a bold move.
At a time when financial management, HCM, and analytics applications are table stakes for businesses serious about growth and profitability, Workday seems to be maximizing opportunity. Looking forward, the company expects to grow subscription revenue to $3.06 billion and hit revenue targets of between $783 million and $785 million. A strong quarter and good results for Workday and I look for more of that ahead.
Symantec reportedly has two new suitors, this time for its very lucrative consumer security business. The takeover deal would value Symantec stock at between $26 and $27 a share, valuing the company at about $16.4 billion. As might be expected, Symantec stock surged on Friday following the news of the possible buyout, jumping 4.5% to $24.52. What’s next here as it relates to the Broadcom acquisition?
DXC’s well-known expertise in helping organizations modernize their IT systems along with its expertise in AI and machine learning is a good match for Google Cloud Platform Services, as both join together to target the enterprise customer.
The Capital One hacker indictment is not great news for Amazon’s AWS. Here’s why it’s a credibility knock the company can ill-afford right now in light of the Pentagon’s $10B JEDI cloud services contract that’s in the final stages of vendor selection.
Mercedes-Benz USA launched an interactive experience powered by Augmented Reality and voice technology at the U.S. Open. Technology is transforming the automotive industry in exciting ways, and AR is one of the most exciting. This is a smart way to showcase what’s possible (and of course, tap a base of prospective customers).
GlobalFoundries’ lawsuits alleging patent infringement could impact Apple, Cisco, NVIDIA, Qualcomm, and other major technology brands in a big way. GlobalFoundries asserts that the company has invested heavily in both American and European semiconductor industries and that these lawsuits are aimed at protecting those investments and to “safeguard the American manufacturing base.” A not-surprising tactic in today’s nationalistic political climate. One thing is for certain, GlobalFoundries has certainly managed to garner the immediate attention of legal teams at major tech companies around the world. Now, we, and a whole lot of technology giants, wait to see what happens next.