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RISE OF THE CIO: How the digital revolution is changing the role and making it a critical part of the C-suite

RISE OF THE CIO: How the digital revolution is changing the...

Chief information officers are no longer just leading teams in charge of back-office tasks like network security. Increasingly, they are spearheading tech overhauls impacting the whole company, from the IT department to human resources.The added responsibilities means CIOs need to be much more visible within organizations and employ new leadership tactics to get buy in from…
A venture capitalist is working with a city passed over for Amazon’s HQ2 to use its secretive proposal to bring other tech companies to roost

A venture capitalist is working with a city passed over for...

Tech investor Patrick McKenna runs a nonprofit called One America Works that's focused on bringing tech companies to often-overlooked cities.In Pittsburgh, he took the hundreds of pages of research behind its highly secretive proposal for Amazon's second headquarters and transformed it into a digest for other businesses considering a move to the old mill town.The…
12 photos show the chilling futuristic tech being used to find people with the Wuhan coronavirus

12 photos show the chilling futuristic tech being used to find...

A sanitary and quarantine control official screens the temperatures of arriving passengers at Vnukovo International Airport; temperature screening using thermal imaging devices is under way at Vnukovo Airport Mikhail JaparidzeTASS via Getty Images The coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, has now been identified in 28 other countries as authorities scramble to contain the outbreak. Officials…
A Nokia sale could benefit competitors, big tech companies, and the US government

A Nokia sale could benefit competitors, big tech companies, and the...

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Connectivity & Tech subscribers earlier this morning.To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours before they're published on Business Insider, click here.Finnish networking equipment maker Nokia is reportedly working with advisors to explore new directions for the company, including the possibility of a…
Trending: Big Tech companies are getting older but they can still learn new tricks

Trending: Big Tech companies are getting older but they can still...

It's Wednesday, which means it's time for Trending, the newsletter where we highlight BI Prime's biggest tech stories. I'm Alexei Oreskovic, Business Insider's West Coast bureau chief and global tech editor. If this is your first time here, this is how you can get Trending in your inbox every week.This week: Big Tech companies may be…
PRESENTING: The anonymous spreadsheet over 700 women in tech have contributed to to help close the wage gap

PRESENTING: The anonymous spreadsheet over 700 women in tech have contributed...

Women often make less money than their male counterparts in tech, research has found: Hired's 2019 "The State of Wage Inequality in the Workplace" report on the gender pay gap, for example, showed men were offered higher pay than women for the same position at the same company 60% of the time. But if women…
BIG TECH IN HEALTHCARE: Here’s who wins and loses as Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft home in on niche sectors of healthcare

BIG TECH IN HEALTHCARE: Here’s who wins and loses as Alphabet,...

This is a preview of The Big Tech in Healthcare research report from Business Insider Intelligence.Purchase this report.Business Insider Intelligence offers even more technology coverage with Connectivity & Tech Pro. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing connectivity news and analysis to your inbox.The Big Four tech companies — Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft — are accelerating…
10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. Thibault Camus/AP Images Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. Google's parent company Alphabet reported its Q4 financials. The company broke out its YouTube and Cloud financials for the first time, but missed analysts' revenue forecasts.Jeff Bezos accused his girlfriend's brother of "extortion" in an…
10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

The UK's decision to involve Huawei in its 5G networks has provoked contrasting responses around the world. Reuters Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday. China's ambassador to the UK says Conservative Party politicians opposed to Huawei's involvement in Britain's 5G network are carrying out a "witch hunt." Liu…
Apple employees donated more to Bernie Sanders than any other presidential candidate — and he’s leading in donations from Google and Amazon employees too (AAPL)

Apple employees donated more to Bernie Sanders than any other presidential...

Bernie Sanders, a democratic socialist and Big Tech critic, reportedly drew in more money from Big Tech employees than any other Democratic candidate in the 2020 race.Apple employees donated more to Sanders' campaign than any other, and the same was true for Google and Amazon employees, according to Vox's Recode.Among Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and…

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Attorney General William Barr appears before the House Oversight Committee on Capitol Hill, in Washington, U.S., July 28, 2020.Matt McClain | ReutersThe Department of Justice proposed legislation Wednesday to reform a key legal liability shield for the tech industry known as Section 230.The draft legislation focuses on two areas of reform. First, it aims to…