Mozilla in trouble? 2018 revenue fell 20%, expenses exceed income for first time

Mozilla in trouble? 2018 revenue fell 20%, expenses exceed income for first time Mozilla’s revenue in 2018 fell by nearly 20% compared to the year prior, and for the first time expenses outweighed income, the organization said in its annual financial report. The nonprofit behind Firefox implied that the apparent downturn was misleading because […]

Throwback Thursday: Bank error in your favor, collect $100,000

Throwback Thursday: Bank error in your favor, collect 0,000 It’s the late 1980s, and this pilot fish is working as a teller at small suburban bank with a few branches. “Automation is catching on, but slowly,” says fish. “We have terminals to process deposits, withdrawals and money orders — but at the end of […]

Microsoft’s Intune is now Endpoint Manager: What is it, and how well does the UEM tool work?

Microsoft’s Intune is now Endpoint Manager: What is it, and how well does the UEM tool work? As businesses look to give employees flexible work environments, whether on desktops or mobile devices, in the office or out in the field, IT shops have had to scramble to consolidate the management of hardware using a […]

Microsoft’s JEDI contract move: Those are not the cloud providers you’re looking for

Microsoft’s JEDI contract move: Those are not the cloud providers you’re looking for Microsoft surprised most of the tech and political world when it was awarded a 10-year, $10 billion contract from the U.S. Department of Defense for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) project to transform the military’s use of the cloud. Amazon, […]

How Apple is already part of Industry 4.0

How Apple is already part of Industry 4.0 Apple has entered manufacturing infrastructure with its products seeing wide deployment as industrial technology moves into what’s called Industry 4.0 – connected systems augmented by AR and mobile solutions. Smart, connected machines The introduction of the iPhone and the subsequent debut of other advanced mobile devices […]

TD Ameritrade cuts email use by 30% after Slack rollout

TD Ameritrade cuts email use by 30% after Slack rollout Email has long been the go-to tool for internal communications. But ensuring the right information gets to the right employee can be challenging – particularly for companies with thousands of employees across different locations. At TD Ameritrade, email was central to corporate and team […]

Wayback Wednesday: If it works, don’t knock it

Wayback Wednesday: If it works, don’t knock it As pilot fish is installing a new workstation, he notices something sitting on the stack of paper in a nearby printer. “It was a piece of coral,” says fish, “so I took it out.” Give it to me, says a user who sees what fish has […]

Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 hits late wall, stalls

Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 hits late wall, stalls Microsoft customers last month pressed “pause” in their migrations from Windows 7 to Windows 10 as the adoption of the latter stalled for the first time since February. According to data published Sunday by analytics vendor Net Applications, Windows 10’s share of all personal […]

An interesting Inbox-like delivery option for Gmail

An interesting Inbox-like delivery option for Gmail Hard to believe, but it was just this past year that Google pulled the plug on its once-promising Inbox service. And you know what? While Inbox itself may be nothing more than a memory at this point, I’m still constantly thinking about ways to make my current […]

Microsoft Patch Alert: November patches behave themselves – with a few exceptions

Microsoft Patch Alert: November patches behave themselves – with a few exceptions What a relief. The only major patching problem for November came from Office, not Windows. We had a handful of completely inscrutable patches – including two .NET non-security previews that apparently did nothing – but that’s the worst of it. November saw […]