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Consumers get all the attention in digital. It is easy to demonstrate digital’s business impact by showing off a mobile app, digital marketing campaign or sharing economy start-up. Digital looks simple in these situations and also for consumers only. Nothing could be further from the...

News broke last night that CareFusion CFN +22.92% Corp., maker of patient safety-focused medical devices like smart infusion pumps and automated medication administration cabinets, was being acquired by medical equipment manufacturer BD (formerly Becton Dickinson & Co.) for $12.2 billion....

IT is experiencing a historic period of "profound change," according to the preliminary results of "35th Annual SIM IT Trends Study," which were announced by The Society for Information Management during a media roundtable earlier this week. The report's high-level results include how the role...

Rackspace will now sell and support Google for Work applications to business customers, just as it already resells and supports hosted Exchange and Sharepoint for business customers. Google, which is pushing its apps into business accounts many of which run Microsoft Office. Rackspace will bill the...

In a world being eaten alive by software, you need to hire more developers. A lot more. Perhaps more importantly, according to former Netflix cloud chief and current Battery Ventures Technology fellow Adrian Cockroft, you need to help to make them productive. Which mostly means you...

Investors loved HP CEO Meg Whitman’s decision to split Silicon Valley icon HP into two different companies. In trading on the stock market, HP’s share price rose 6 percent on Monday after the company made the announcement. But analysts say that, whatever blip comes from short-term...

Lauren Hauber has moved past the days of trudging down the hotel corridor with an ice bucket. Like a growing number of business travelers, Ms. Hauber, a San Francisco resident, and her co-workers have started staying in apartments and houses managed through Airbnb, which in July...

It seems as if every big player in the tech sector is developing a mobile payment solution. It’s not just Apple Pay, which was announced with much fanfare at the big Apple launch event in early September, and reportedly could go live as early as...

If you know anything about venture capital investing, you probably know that most plans that come across the desks of venture capitalists (and angels, for that matter) are not fundable. That is, they are of so little merit that no half-way competent investor would...