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    Microsoft brokers deal with European cloud lobby, dodges EU antitrust probe

    The cloud and software giant has nine months to resolve software licensing issues and roll out an Azure integration solution under the agreement terms.

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    Guitar Center revamps tech leadership to tune the customer experience

    Adolfo Rodriguez, incoming chief technology and information officer, most recently served as SVP of technology transformation at Advance Auto Parts.

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    AI could save some professionals 200 hours per year

    Legal, tax and risk pros want guardrails in place as adoption moves forward, a Thomson Reuters report found.

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    Capital One leans on its cloud maturity to support AI adoption

    “It's difficult to imagine doing AI at scale without a solid foundation of experience using and scaling applications in cloud,” the bank’s SVP and Head of AI Product Aparna Sinha said.

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    Snowflake allows admins to enforce MFA as breach investigations conclude

    Three months after an attacker targeted more than 100 customer environments, Snowflake is making it easier for existing customers to enforce MFA but isn’t requiring it.

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    Google’s AI efforts slow sustainability gains

    The company’s greenhouse gas emissions climbed 13% last year as compute intensity increased, according to its annual environmental report.

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    Tech unemployment rose to nearly 4-year high in June

    A CompTIA analysis of official data shows IT unemployment reached 3.7% among technology professions, in line with a national upward trend.

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    Data center crunch drives up rental costs as vacancy rates plummet

    In the shadow of resource-hungry hyperscaler infrastructure projects, private data center space is getting hard to come by in congested cloud regions. 

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    Enterprises near migration bottleneck as SAP deadlines approach

    More than half of the ERP giant’s customers risk running out of maintenance support by 2027, according to an analysis by Basis CTO David Lees.

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    Frontline workers split on AI’s workplace impact: BCG

    Despite growing confidence in the technology, 4 in 10 employees are concerned about job security, the consulting firm found.

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    To fill cybersecurity skills gaps, experts look to novel measures

    The pace of change is driving workforce skills gaps, and traditional learning pathways can't keep up with demand.

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    Kyndryl bolsters — and reshuffles — technology leadership team

    Kim Basile succeeds CIO Michael Bradshaw, the executive who guided the company’s post-IBM transformation.

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    AI to take starring role in the C-suite of the future

    Executive appointments focused on AI reflect an intention to invest in the technology, West Monroe’s Casey Foss said.

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    The midyear tech executive shuffle is here

    Businesses from Citi and Gap. Inc. to JPMorgan and PayPal named tech leaders in recent weeks capitalizing on fiscal year alignment and new technology aspirations.

  • Attendees walk through an expo hall at AWS re:Invent 2023, a conference hosted by Amazon Web Services, at The Venetian Las Vegas on November 28, 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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    AWS adds step-by-step guides to its AI assistant’s capabilities

    The company is “trying to save agents time but also lower the cognitive load,” VP of Customer Experience Pasquale DeMaio said.

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    Employers, educators team up to bridge critical tech skills gaps

    Businesses can help build a broader talent pipeline by providing internships and apprenticeships, giving students the chance to grow their skills on the job.

  • Microsoft President and Vice Chair Brad Smith speaks April 12, 2023, at the Semafor World Economy Summit in Washington D.C.
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    Microsoft alerts additional customers of state-linked threat group attacks

    The company told customers the Midnight Blizzard attacks disclosed in January were more widespread than previously known.

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    Enterprise cloud storage spend to double by 2028 as AI ramps up

    AWS dominated the segment with a 30% share of the nearly $60 billion market last year, according to Omdia’s analysis.

  • Anthropic CEO Dario Amodei speaks with David Levy, AWS VP, worldwide public sector, during a fireside discussion at the AWS Summit in Washington, D.C. on June 26, 2024.
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    Anthropic leans on security, safety to win over enterprise customers

    “We have this belief that we can do this responsibly,” CEO Dario Amodei said. “We don’t see it being in conflict with having the best models.” 

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    HR is often left out of AI plans, despite the need for upskilling and inclusion

    Organizational leaders can play a role in aligning AI strategy with broader company goals.

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    AWS joins Microsoft, Google Cloud in open-source push for finance tech

    The Fintech Open Source Foundation also added chipmaker Intel, infrastructure provider DTCC and four other companies to its alliance of banks and tech providers.

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    CIOs must address the IT skills gap — now

    Tech chiefs must help their companies craft a meaningful IT employment value proposition to meet staffing goals.

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    Employers favor AI talent with master’s degrees

    Three-quarters of employers seek AI savvy candidates with graduate-level credentials, according to a review of job posts by National University.

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    IT chiefs pursue automation, productivity in AI adoption plans

    Nearly three-quarters of businesses currently use AI within the IT department, according to a Celigo report published this month. 

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    AWS flexes data center muscles as AI workloads increase cloud use

    The battle for AI workloads is intensifying and, to keep its lead, Amazon's cloud division is investing more than $50 billion in U.S. infrastructure.