Former Coal Town Comes Together in Face of Kentucky Floods

Former Coal Town Comes Together in Face of Kentucky Floods

FLEMING-NEON, Ky. (AP) — Barely a week after floodwaters swept downtown and left a foot of mud and twisted, gutted buildings along Main Street, an incongruous sight appeared: A flashing sign declaring JR’s Barber Shop “OPEN.” As National Guard troops patrolled outside and volunteers on backhoes mounded up debris, JR Collins stood behind his barber … Read more

Complicated rivalry between Snowflake and Databricks spotlights key trends in enterprise computing

Complicated rivalry between Snowflake and Databricks spotlights key trends in enterprise computing

There have been legendary rivalries among tech companies over decades: Amazon versus Microsoft and Google in cloud, Salesforce versus Oracle and SAP, Twitch versus YouTube, Tesla versus the tech divisions of an entire automotive industry. Now there’s a growing contest between enterprise heavyweights Snowflake Inc. and Databricks Inc. that promises to deliver its own fireworks. … Read more

CHIPS and Science Act boosts US technology investment

CHIPS and Science Act boosts US technology investment

The federal government will funnel billions into science and technology research and development through the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, and organizations distributing the funds are looking to partner with the private sector. Although one of the most significant portions of the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 is the $52 billion allotted to … Read more

BC quantum computing company D-Wave shares jump 16 per cent in NYSE debut

BC quantum computing company D-Wave shares jump 16 per cent in NYSE debut

FILE PHOTO: A D-Wave 2X quantum computer is pictured during a media tour of the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (QuAIL) at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California, December 8, 2015.Stephen Lam/Reuters Shares of British Columbia quantum-computing startup D-Wave Quantum Inc. popped nearly 16 percent on their first day of trading Monday after merging … Read more

How Mobile Banking Apps Enhance the User Experience

How Mobile Banking Apps Enhance the User Experience

Banks and financial institutions, eyeing the shift to mobile banking, are reacting quickly to improve the experience of their users. That will set them up to influence customer preferences for digital channels and drive the future of banking. Mobile banking is on the rise. As consumer expectations evolve, providing people with the ability to execute … Read more

Communications industry trends report 2022: Digital transformation is key to success

Communications industry trends report 2022: Digital transformation is key to success

Today, customers have more choices and louder voices when it comes to communication service providers. They increasingly view communications service providers as commodities, and the industry is learning that they need to step up to attract and retain customers. This is according to the latest communications industry report from Salesforce. To help providers understand how … Read more