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    AI cost, security worries stand in the way of scalable solutions

    Organizations can’t overlook the need for solid data and security foundations in the rush to add the technology to their tech stacks, according to an F5 report.

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    Oracle inks Google alliance in push toward multicloud future

    The technology company also extended its Microsoft partnership to provide OpenAI with infrastructure services, Oracle CEO Safra Catz said during a Tuesday earnings call.

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    How much does unplanned IT downtime really cost?

    Shutdown digital systems can take a bite out of revenue, but regulatory fines can hit, too, according to a Splunk report released Tuesday.

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    JPMorgan names firmwide CTO

    Former PayPal technology chief Sri Shivananda brings with him an “exceptional track record in innovation and technology leadership,” JPMorgan Chase's CIO Lori Beer said in a memo.

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    Colgate-Palmolive moves forward on AI plans with distaste for hype

    The household brand plans to train every non-plant worker on AI principles, guardrails and ethical use by the end of the year, according to CEO Noel Wallace.

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    100 Snowflake customers attacked, data stolen for extortion

    A financially motivated attacker used stolen credentials to systematically compromise customer accounts, steal a significant volume of data and extort victims, Mandiant said.

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    Clorox to restart ERP upgrade as it looks past August cyberattack

    With the company out of recovery mode, teams are looking to advance on digital transformation projects.

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    Citi’s new tech chief takes the helm

    Tim Ryan will lead Citi's ongoing efforts to transform its technology operations, a goal the bank poured $12 billion into last year.

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    Microsoft, playing the long game, invests billions globally to expand Azure empire

    “The pressure is on — this is no longer the experimental phase of the cloud,” Alistair Speirs, director of Azure global infrastructure, said.

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    IT job posts rise, unemployment dips in May: CompTIA

    The sector bucked the national trend of rising unemployment, a sign of ongoing demand for technology professionals.

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    ERP vendors target insights, automated reports in generative AI push

    The technology has the potential to enhance processes deployments, according to Forrester, but CIOs will need to address costs and risks.

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    Pressure mounts on Snowflake and its customers as attacks spread

    More businesses are likely impacted by an attacker’s access to multiple Snowflake customer databases.

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    AWS, Udemy launch generative AI leadership training program

    The six-week cohort will equip executives across industries with change management strategies and talent development skills.

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    IT leaders chafe as VMware costs skyrocket under Broadcom

    The acquisition triggered “major changes to VMware strategy, product, pricing, licensing and sales,” Gartner analyst Andrew Lerner said. “It’s a lot for customers to take on."

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    Norwegian Cruise charts AI adoption course after 15-month AWS migration

    The cruise company moved more than 100 applications and thousands of virtual and physical servers among other assets.

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    Snowflake aims to ease analytics headaches, embeds Nvidia AI in data cloud

    The vendor-agnostic Polaris Catalog streamlines access across Apache Iceberg data tables and extends the company’s integrations with AWS, Azure and Google Cloud.

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    Best Buy balances tech and staff investments to boost customer experience

    The retailer expects AI-powered review filters, personalized app home screens and dedicated staff in certain departments to improve shopping experiences.

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    SAP beefs up copilot, trains Joule to assist with ERP migrations

    The ERP giant embedded its generative AI assistant across business solutions and expanded integrations with Microsoft, AWS and Google Cloud.

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    Security concerns mount as businesses deploy AI coding tools

    Organizations are deploying the technology without enough protocols to ensure safe, secure use.

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    Nvidia unveils new chip as the AI processor war heats up

    CEO Jensen Huang laid out a roadmap for the company’s next generation GPUs Sunday. Chipmakers AMD and Intel are racing to keep pace.

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    Most businesses lack a clear AI adoption roadmap: McKinsey

    Usage has doubled among businesses in the last year, but CIOs still have a laundry list of to-do’s to prepare the tech foundation and governance structure.

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    Snowflake customers caught in identity-based attack spree

    Cyber authorities and researchers warn multiple major companies could be compromised by the targeted attacks against Snowflake customer environments.

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    AI use could lead to a busy work boom, Slack finds

    Without the right guidance, employees will spend time gained with AI on more performative tasks, Slack SVP of Research and Analytics Christina Janzer said.

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    Security chiefs under pressure from boards to downplay cyber risk: study

    Research from Trend Micro shows tension between CISOs and senior enterprise leadership. Many security leaders say they're perceived as nags.

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    UK regulators sound the alarm on cloud vendor lock-in

    Egress fees, licensing practices and discount policies keep enterprises from switching providers and hinder multicloud adoption, the Competition and Markets Authority found.