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The 11 biggest issues IT faces today

From securing IoT to retraining IT talent to finding new revenue streams, CIOs have more than their share of concerns keeping them up at night.

J.P. Morgan to launch a U.S. dollar-backed cryptocurrency

JPM Coin, the first of its kind from a major bank, will initially be used to transfer funds over a blockchain network internally and between internationally between institutional clients.

Gartner debunks five artificial intelligence misconceptions

Here's how IT and business leaders developing AI projects can separate reality from myths to devise their future strategies.

5G is not the atom bomb: Huawei rotating CEO Eric Xu

Discussions between Chinese technology giant Huawei and Britain's intelligence service GCHQ sparked a rethink of its foundational code and, ultimately, a near total rewrite of its legacy software, according to the vendor's 'rotating CEO' Eric Xu. This has helped Huawei better align with current standards, and future proof its product line, he added.

What is TBM? A framework for driving value and innovation in IT

In offering guidance and best practices for IT-business alignment, the technology business management (TBM) framework can help your organization better understand IT’s value, increase collaboration and give deeper insights into IT spending and industry trends.

What is a VPN tunnel?

VPN stands for Virtual Private Network and used to be used mainly by employees connecting to their company network from a remote location. These days, VPN services are popular with consumers who want to access content that's otherwise blocked because of their location or by people who don't want their online activity to be visible or traceable.

The Linux command-line cheat sheet

This select set of Linux commands can help you master the command line and speed up your use of the operating system.

AXA's admin bots save 140,000 pounds in six months

The UK arm of insurance giant AXA has deployed 13 software bots across its business since last summer, aiming to help employees with mundane, repetitive admin tasks like filing customer correspondence in the claims department, saving 18,000 people hours, which equates to roughly 140,000 pounds in productivity gains since.

Microsoft to end IE10 support years early, tells enterprises to upgrade to IE11

Companies that still use Internet Explorer 10 have until next January before Microsoft cuts support for the browser. That end of support comes more than three years sooner than had been expected.

Cisco goes after industrial IoT

Cisco has rolled out a new family of Catalyst switches, software, developer tools and blueprints to meld IoT and industrial networking with intent-based networking and classic IT security, monitoring and application development support.