"The NXP acquisition accelerates our strategy to extend our leading mobile technology into robust new opportunities, where we will be well positioned to lead by delivering integrated semiconductor solutions at scale," Qualcomm Chief Executive Steve Mollenkopf said in a statement. NXP shareholders are to receive $110 for each share they own.
As researcher Jonathan Litman put it, we find knowledge rewarding because it "dispels undesirable states of ignorance and uncertainty." By allowing employees to explore data within a trusted and secure environment, organizations empower people who know the business, have the context, and can realize the full potential of the insights.
While I am always advocating the importance of building relationships in business, specifically building strong ones, there needs to be very clear boundaries established. In most business relationships there should be limits on what information you pass on or talk about as there is always the possibility the person you are talking to is going to walk out of your business and into your competitors' and tell them everything.
When I first crossed paths with Kristin Meekhof on social media, we clicked right away. We are both social workers turned authors , and we'd both been widowed at a young age. Kristin, a master's level social worker who works a full-time day job, works hard to make those things happen.
"Today, technology decisively influences our daily lives. There's an app for everything, and I find that in many cases they're inventions that actually improve our lives. I'm delighted to present a hybrid smartwatch, which marks the entrance of Emporio Armani -- a brand always at the forefront of innovation -- into the world of connected accessories. This line of timepieces combines stylistic research, high technological content, immediacy and ease of use," commented Giorgio Armani.
That's the word from Business Insider, which says it has viewed internal Amazon documents outlining a plan to start with a 20-location pilot for Amazon Fresh-branded grocery stores in areas including Seattle, Las Vegas, New York, Miami and the Bay Area. (Credit: Seattle Dept. of Construction & Inspections) Business Insider reports in its story , "If the 20-store pilot program is successful, Amazon envisions opening as many as 2,000 'multifunction' stores across the US over the next 10 years. The total number of grocery stores has not been finalized and could change, but the documents refer to a proposed launch schedule of 200 stores a year, all supported by a new generation of distribution centers to replenish inventories."
Microsoft's Windows chief sees a future where the regular input devices -- touch, mouse and keyboard, or stylus -- are complimented by objects that interact with a PC's screen. Talking to The Verge after Microsoft's Surface event yesterday, Windows and devices chief Terry Myerson discussed the new Surface Studio, radial menus, the Surface Dial, and more.
A few weeks ago, I wrote about how Marissa Mayer used to work 130 hours per week ; Elon Musk has also stated how many hours he thinks entrepreneurs should work in order to be a success, suggesting around 100 per week . First, new research by the National Sleep Foundation says a lack of sleep over a longer period of time creates a " sleep debt " which is a bit like having a high interest credit card.
This is top of mind for technology professionals at Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML), which has tripled its digital budget in 2016. The challenge for financial services organizations -- and, really, for any large enterprise with roots in what we'll call "traditional" business models -- is striking the right balance between low-touch, automated, digital customer experiences and high-touch, human-centered relationships that can, potentially, last a lifetime.
Wireless charging pads can be a bit pricey, especially if you choose one of Samsung's in-house options. It's usually around $70 for a wireless charging pad from Samsung and other top brands; however, there's a way for you to still get a quality product at a low price without giving up all of the great benefits you expect.
Depending on who you ask, Tesla is either on its way to becoming a huge force in the auto industry, or it's a financial disaster waiting to happen. Initial demand for the Tesla 3 is high -- so high that, as Musk pointed out on Wednesday's earnings call, Tesla has done no marketing beyond a webcast announcing the car, and still enough orders have come in to justify an entire year of Tesla 3's scheduled production.
While they may not seem like social networking sites in the traditional sense, these can be great because if you see someone ask a question on a blog that relates to your industry, you can click on their profile and see what other sites they ask or answer questions on.