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Dell to let Apple users control iPhones from their laptop
Jan 4, 2020 6:12 AM
Dell Technologies said on Thursday it is releasing software that will let users mirror their iPhone's screen on Dell laptops.
How we survive the surveillance apocalypse
Geoffrey A. Fowler
Jan 4, 2020 6:28 AM
"Go, go gadgets" has long been the attitude in my house. Perhaps yours, too. Now I've got a new attitude: It's not just what I can get out of technology -- I want to know what the technology gets out of me.
CD&R ups Anixter acquisition bid to $4.3 billion
By Richard Klicki
Jan 3, 2020 8:39 AM
Glenview-based industrial electronics company Anixter International said Thursday it will stick with the acquisition offer from Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC after the New York-based private investment firm increased its bid to approximately $4.3 billion.
As robots take over warehousing, workers pushed to adapt
By MATT O'BRIEN
Dec 30, 2019 10:06 AM
Guess who's getting used to working with robots in their everyday lives? The very same warehouse workers once predicted to be losing their jobs to mechanical replacements.
Spotify to follow Twitter in eliminating political advertising
Dec 27, 2019 1:53 PM
Spotify Technology SA will stop selling U.S. political advertising in early 2020, following Twitter Inc.'s lead in steering clear of a contentious election cycle.
Flying cars, hyperloops and the other 2020 tech predictions that didn't pan out
Dec 27, 2019 1:49 PM
Corporate fortune telling is a common practice in the technology industry, and executives tend to choose round numbers as deadlines for their technological fantasies. So, as 2019 draws to a close and we approach a new decade, let's take a look back at how some of the tech industry's predictions for 2020 fared.
Amazon gains after reporting "record-breaking" holiday season
Dec 26, 2019 10:51 AM
Amazon.com Inc.'s stock had the biggest advance on the S&P 500 Index after the e-commerce giant said its holiday season this year was "record breaking," with billions of items shipped and "tens of millions" of Amazon devices like the Echo Dot sold.
Tesla's turnaround looks increasingly credible to Wedbush
Dec 26, 2019 8:54 AM
Recent data from China and Europe suggest to Wedbush that the turnaround in Tesla Inc. may be real.
Apple, Google, Amazon want one language for smart home devices
Mark Gurman and Gerrit De Vynck
Dec 21, 2019 8:30 AM
The rivals announced Wednesday that they're working with the Zigbee Alliance, a foundation that promotes standards for the Internet of Things, and its members including Samsung Electronics Co., Somfy SA, and IKEA, on a new standard that will ensure their products work with each other.
What does your car know about you? They hacked a Chevy to find out.
By Geoffrey A. Fowler
Dec 21, 2019 6:00 AM
Cars have become the most sophisticated computers many of us own, filled with hundreds of sensors. Many copy over personal data as soon as you plug in a smartphone. But for the thousands you spend to buy a car, the data it produces doesn't belong to you.
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Disrupting B2B payments in 2020
Anyone working in a small to medium sized business knows that one of the biggest pain points is managing vendor payments. As a Treasury Management professional, our team regularly visits Accounts Payable (AP) departments only to find their AP clerks overwhelmed with paper and multiple processes to manage payments. While 2019 was the year of person to person (P2P) payment growth (think Venmo, Zelle, etc.), it's predicted that 2020 will be a year of disruption for business to business (B2B) payments. With so much digital advancement in the recent past, AP departments are now primed to take advantage of automated solutions to streamline their processes.
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New 401(k) and IRA law might affect how you plan your estate
On December 20, The SECURE Act ("SECURE") passed into law as part of a budget bill. SECURE drastically alters retirement account distribution requirements for a beneficiary inheriting a retirement account.
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