Biometric time and attendance systems use fingerprint, facial, palm or iris scans to record work time. Illinois, Texas and Washington all have laws in place governing how the biometrics are recorded, stored and used. Businesses in those states need to understand the laws and make sure they have...
THE DEEPENING SAGA of the US government’s campaign against Chinese tech company Huawei intensified this week, with Huawei filing a lawsuit in Texas alleging that the government’s ban of Huawei equipment is “illegal” and based on propaganda, not facts. The case may not have much of a chance legally, but it underscores...
Since its creation, the Amazon Delivery Service Partner program has helped create more than 200 small businesses. For the first time, the program is offering a $10,000 incentive for Amazon employees who leave their job to start a package delivery service. Amazon's employees in the U.K. and Spain...
Owing to software-defined data center technologies, many of today's data center certifications require supplementary skills, including virtualization and cloud computing. Other trends affecting this space include big data, the internet of things and network virtualization. Here are some of the very best options for data center certifications in 2019. Because...
PayPal Holdings (PYPL) said Chief Operating Officer Bill Ready, who helped build the now-lucrative Venmo payment service, will step down next month. PayPal stock fell on the news. Ready will step down July 15. The digital payment processor said Ready will continue to work...
Black Friday Any serious shopper will tell you that the trifecta of Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday is a goldmine when it comes to finding deals, and that includes deals on business technology. To maximize your savings this season, it's important to understand that Black Friday isn't a one-day...
Between poor internet connections, annoying background noise, participants not knowing what is being discussed and off-topic conversations, a video conference call can quickly run off the rails. With remote work on the rise, video conferences have quickly become the meeting method of choice for many organizations. Joe Manuele, CEO of...
A close analysis of all the recent reports and data shows some encouraging trends, although the iPhone X's high starting price may be dampening demand some.   Over the last few days, there have been several different reports -- some of them contradicting each other -- about iPhone X sales and...
WhatsApp is by far the world's most popular messaging platform. With over 1.5 billion active users, the Facebook-owned service is one that businesses can't ignore as a potential connection point to customers. The main premise of WhatsApp Business is that it allows organizations to quickly message with current and possible...
In an effort to expand the national tech talent pipeline, Walmart has announced a $3 million investment to support national nonprofit Girls Who Code. The money will be used to help the organization administer summer immersion programs in Northwest Arkansas and across the country. Walmart said the financial support is an...