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Intel hires Qualcomm's Renduchintala for concerted IoT, mobile, PC efforts

Intel has turned a former rival into one of its own with hiring Venkatha Renduchintala, formerly of Qualcomm. Renduchintala will head up Intel's newly formed Client and Internet of Things Businesses and Systems Architecture Group and will be the second highest ranking executive at the company.

Cumulonimbusiness: Google to merge all cloud services under former VMware CEO

Google announced plans yesterday to unify all of its cloud businesses under a new executive, Diane Greene, co-founder and former CEO of VMware.

Dell-EMC deal starts to solidify, faces scrutiny

The honeymoon is over for Dell and EMC as the nitty-gritty details emerge about how the largest tech acquisition ever could unfold. It's been about a month since news of the merger broke, and several aspects are starting to crystallize surrounding the massive undertaking.

SAP combines info about full-time staff with external workers in SuccessFactors

SAP has integrated SuccessFactors, its human resources software, and Fieldglass, its vendor management system, in hopes of offering companies a service that can deliver a more complete look at their workforces. 

Spotlight: Digital writing company Anoto buys smart pen maker Livescribe

Troubled Livescribe has agreed to an acquisition from digital writing company Anoto.

Infer uses AI in new prospect management platform

Infer launched a new platform Thursday that uses artificial intelligence to move prospects step-by-step through the "customer journey," while gathering data on those prospects along the way. The new product is one of many new examples of how AI is starting to change the game when it comes to being more productive at work.

Spotlight: Amazon warns Seattle employees about Anonymous group

In a memo to its employees in Seattle, Amazon advised workers to hide ID badges and not wear clothing with the company logo while around its buildings today, according to GeekWire. 

Forrester says successful CIOs will make moves to put customers first

Forrester Research has released its 2016 predictions on the 10 things that successful CIOs will do to drive growth through customer experience. It seems as though CIOs across industries will be taking hints from the retail industry to remain customer-focused and drive success.

Connectifier's tech for tapping into 'passive' job candidates gets $6M boost

With $6 million in new funding, Connectifier is the latest company to show that advances in technology around hiring are hot right now. 

It's 'early days' in the cloud market, Oracle's Ellison says

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's comments during Oracle Open World, followed by those from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella last week, show that there's intense competition among enterprise vendors for cloud business and the leaders of those vendors know there's a lot at stake.