Category: Technology Consultant

Trump touts ‘fantastic’ TikTok deal with Walmart and Oracle

Popular video app TikTok announced Saturday it has proposed an agreement with Oracle as its US technology provider and Walmart as a commercial partner, a potential deal US President Donald Trump touted as “fantastic.”

“We are pleased that the proposal by TikTok, Oracle, and Walmart will resolve the security concerns of the US Administration and settle questions around TikTok’s future in the US,” a spokeswoman for TikTok, owned by China’s ByteDance, told AFP.

Oracle will become the “trusted technology provider, responsible for hosting all US user data and securing associated computer systems to ensure US national security requirements are fully

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Women in computing – there is good news and bad

Durham University has made a determined effort to recruit more female computer science students
Durham University has made a determined effort to recruit more female computer science students

I’ve been told two stories in recent days about the gender gap in computing education.

The good news: a major university has doubled the number of women arriving to study computer science in the space of a year.

The bad: the latest GCSE figures show the number of girls getting any kind of computing qualification at school continues to decline.

Doubling up

The optimism comes from Durham University, where 45 women are starting a computer science degree this year, up from 22 last year. They make

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NVIDIA Strikes an ARMs Deal to Take All the Chips

If NVIDIA NVDA gets regulatory approval to buy privately-held Arm Holdings from Softbank Group, it will not only be the biggest semiconductor deal ever at $40 billion, it could be the most controversial and powerful.

In the video that accompanies this article, I go over as many of the details and nuances of that controversy as I can in 15 minutes. Which is not any easy feat since Arm has customers across dozens of technology industries and countries, and there are regulators on at least 3 continents who might have a say about the potential conflicts.

And therein lies the

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A Look At Betmakers Technology Group’s (ASX:BET) CEO Remuneration

Todd Buckingham is the CEO of Betmakers Technology Group Ltd (ASX:BET), and in this article, we analyze the executive’s compensation package with respect to the overall performance of the company. This analysis will also evaluate the appropriateness of CEO compensation when taking into account the earnings and shareholder returns of the company.

See our latest analysis for Betmakers Technology Group

How Does Total Compensation For Todd Buckingham Compare With Other Companies In The Industry?

According to our data, Betmakers Technology Group Ltd has a market capitalization of AU$254m, and paid its CEO total annual compensation worth AU$268k over the year

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ViacomCBS sells CNET Media for less than half what CBS paid in 2008

CNET Media Group is a global technology news brand, publisher of titles such as Gamespot. <span class="copyright">(CNET)</span>
CNET Media Group is a global technology news brand, publisher of titles such as Gamespot. (CNET)

Marketing and technology company Red Ventures confirmed it sealed a $500-million deal to acquire ViacomCBS’s digital news publisher CNET Media Group.

ViacomCBS had been in talks since February to offload the 25-year-old publisher, which owns business tech and gaming titles such as Gamespot and ZDNet and entertainment brands including Metacritic, in a deal first reported in August by the Wall Street Journal.

Red Ventures, which owns a portfolio of popular digital brands such as the Points Guy and Bankrate, said in a statement it

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