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Oracle picks up BofA as a new customer for its financial planning software

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Oracle picks up BofA as a new customer for its financial planning software

- Oracle has landed a big customer, Bank of America, for its enterprise resource planning and financial planning software, the company announced on Monday. The deal partly displaces Oracle rival SAP, which dominates the ERP and financial software space. The software will run on BofA's premises, but will use Oracle's people and hardware, and will use the same underlying technology as Oracle's cloud-based ERP

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This medical marijuana start-up uses artificial intelligence to find which strain is best for you

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This medical marijuana start-up uses artificial intelligence to find which strain is best for you

- Artificial intelligence is being used to improve banking, marketing, the legal field — and now to find which one of the more than 30,000 strains of medical marijuana is best for you. Potbot uses AI to "read" through peer-reviewed medical journals to find studies on cannabinoids, the active compounds in marijuana. Using the research, it pairs 37 symptoms like insomnia, asthma and cancer with branded marijuana strains to find which type of weed is best suited to treat each one

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Blockchain technology is moving into the financial mainstream with IBM and seven European banks

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Blockchain technology is moving into the financial mainstream with IBM and seven European banks

- IBM is building blockchain technology that will be used by seven of Europe's largest bank including HSBC and Rabobank to facilitate international trade for small and medium-size enterprises, the company said on Tuesday. The project will mark one of the first real-world use cases of blockchain technology in financial institutions. The potential of blockchain has been praised by the banking industry over the past couple of years, but the first real applications are beginning

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Here's our first look at iOS 11, which will bring massive changes to your iPhone and iPad

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Here's our first look at iOS 11, which will bring massive changes to your iPhone and iPad

- Apple just released the public preview of iOS 11 for the iPhone and iPad. That means you can test an early version of Apple's next major software release, which will launch this fall. We've been playing with the public preview on an iPad, which Apple says is the "biggest release for iPad ever," for the past couple of days. Let's take a look at the biggest changes coming to the iPad

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OracleVoice: WannaCry Ransomware Attacks Expose Some Third-Party Support Models

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OracleVoice: WannaCry Ransomware Attacks Expose Some Third-Party Support Models

- Support services offered by some third-party vendors run directly counter to newly issued federal guidelines for thwarting malicious software. The guidelines, issued in May by the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT, a cybersecurity agency within the US Department of Homeland Security), are a response to the WannaCry ransomware attacks that brought down critical IT infrastructure worldwide. Malicious software like WannaCry exploits vulnerabilities in software to cripple the IT infrastructure that is critical to running many businesses

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The Best iOS 11 Features We've Tried So Far

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The Best iOS 11 Features We've Tried So Far

- Apple's next major update to iOS comes loaded with new features that make the iPad more useful, especially when it comes to multitasking. Among the most prominent changes: a new Files app for managing documents across devices, a redesigned iPad dock that can fit more apps and a new view for the Control Center and app switcher. A handful of updates are coming to Apple's own apps as well, including a new indoor navigation feature for Apple Maps as well as more filters to choose from in Photos

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Apple Working With Hertz on Autonomous Car Testing

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Apple Working With Hertz on Autonomous Car Testing

- Apple's effort to test autonomous vehicle technology in California involves a collaboration with Hertz, the second largest U.S. car rental company, reports Bloomberg. The disclosure of the relationship between Apple and Hertz came in documents recently released by the California Department of Motor Vehicles. The documents note Apple is leasing its small fleet of Lexus RX450h SUVs for autonomous driving tests from Hertz's fleet management group

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How Apple's iPhone Changed These 5 Major Industries

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How Apple's iPhone Changed These 5 Major Industries

- On June 29, Apple celebrates the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, a device all but culturally synonymous with the word smartphone. I was lucky enough to preview one the day before Steve Jobs introduced it at MacWorld in January 2007. Apple senior vice-president of marketing Phil Schiller laid a silver-framed black rectangle on a coffee table, then asked me what I saw

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Amazon Echo Show review: Showing (often) better than telling

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Amazon Echo Show review: Showing (often) better than telling

- NEW YORK--Alexa can show you stuff as well as tell. You and Amazon's cloud-based personal assistant have been on a first name basis ever since the debut of the company’s popular voice-driven Echo speaker. Now that Amazon will begin shipping Echo Show this week, the first Echo with a built-in screen, I can not only envision how you and Alexa might spend more time together, but how Alexa might bring you closer to family and friends

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This leaked iPhone 8 case may offer clues to phone's design

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This leaked iPhone 8 case may offer clues to phone's design

- A leaked iPhone case may offer a clue to what the iPhone 8’s final design will look like. Mashable received images this week from U.K. retailer MobileFun that shows what appears to be the newest set of iPhone 8 cases. The new cases, made by Olixar, display a case that would fit a phone that has edge-to-edge display with no physical home button, according to Mashable

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US to work with Israel, seek other ties to combat cyber attacks

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US to work with Israel, seek other ties to combat cyber attacks

- TEL AVIV: The U.S. government will seek to collaborate with Israel and other countries to develop new ways to thwart computer hacks and other cyber attacks, U.S. President Donald Trump’s homeland security adviser said on Monday. Thomas Bossert, assistant to the president for homeland security and counter-terrorism, said a U.S.-Israeli working group will meet this week on cybersecurity issues such as protecting critical infrastructure

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U.S. to work with Israel, seek other ties to combat cyber attacks

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U.S. to work with Israel, seek other ties to combat cyber attacks

- TEL AVIV (Reuters) - The U.S. government will seek to collaborate with Israel and other countries to develop new ways to thwart computer hacks and other cyber attacks, U.S. President Donald Trump’s homeland security adviser said on Monday. Thomas Bossert, assistant to the president for homeland security and counter-terrorism, said a U.S.-Israeli working group will meet this week on cybersecurity issues such as protecting critical infrastructure

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Amazon Echo at lowest price of the year

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Amazon Echo at lowest price of the year

- CLEVELAND, OH - It's hard to share this sale without sounding like a commercial for Amazon. Since this deal will be picked up all over the country Monday, however, we wanted to be the first to notify you of a pre-Amazon Prime Day deal. The Amazon Echo - Amazon's Alexa always-connected speaker, smart home command center and source of information - is one of the most popular products in the country

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Flexible, self-healing wearable device harvests energy from body heat

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Flexible, self-healing wearable device harvests energy from body heat

- Wearable electronic devices are starting to save some battery power by harvesting an energy source that's right underneath them: human body heat. But while flexible devices are more comfortable to wear, they aren't quite as effective at soaking up that heat as rigid ones. Now a team from North Carolina State University has developed a system using liquid metal components, making it flexible, efficient and even self-healing

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China Has Agreed to Stop Cyberattacks on the Canadian Private Sector, Report Says

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China Has Agreed to Stop Cyberattacks on the Canadian Private Sector, Report Says

- China has signed an agreement to stop conducting state-sponsored cyberattacks against the Canadian private sector, the Globe and Mail reported on Sunday, citing an official communiqué. The agreement was worked out on Friday during talks in Ottawa between senior communist party official Wang Yongqing and Canada's national security and intelligence adviser, Daniel Jean, the report said. "This is something that three or four years ago (Beijing) would not even have entertained in the conversation," Globe and Mail reported, citing a Canadian government official, who is not authorized to speak on the record for the government

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Don’t Buy The OnePlus 5 Just Yet, A Soft Gold Color Option May Be Coming Next Month

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Don’t Buy The OnePlus 5 Just Yet, A Soft Gold Color Option May Be Coming Next Month

- OnePlus 5’s launch was met with good reviews and some issues, but amid all that, it is without a doubt one of the most popular flagships of this year. Although the resemblance to the iPhone 7 Plus is uncanny, you can’t deny that the Chinese smartphone looks and feels premium. And what would be better? By adding a Gold color option, of course

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LG V30 Specs Include iPhone 8’s Key Feature, Release Date Sooner Than Expected

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LG V30 Specs Include iPhone 8’s Key Feature, Release Date Sooner Than Expected

- The Galaxy Note 8 and iPhone 7s Plus are not the only phablets anticipated this year. The LG V30, the follow-up to the successful LG V20, is also launching this year and trying its hand against the big brands. From the recent rumors, it looks like it may stand a chance again this year. Unlike the LG G6, the LG V30 is expected to sport a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, the newest and most powerful chip to date

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    Apple's effort to test autonomous vehicle technology in California involves a collaboration with Hertz, the second largest U.S. car rental company, reports Bloomberg. The disclosure of the relationship between Apple and Hertz came in documents recently released by the California Department of Motor Vehicles. The documents note Apple is leasing its small fleet of Lexus RX450h SUVs for autonomous driving tests from Hertz's fleet management group

     

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