From Computerworld: Symphony targets collaboration users outside financial services

Symphony has been called a ‘Bloomberg-killer’ since its launch in 2014 because it offers a cheaper alternative to the chat function in the popular data terminals long considered a mainstay for traders.The secure messaging and collaboration platf…

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From Computerworld: Today, Eufy Genie Speaker With Alexa is Just $19.99 – Deal Alert

This Alexa-enabled smart speaker from Eufy is discounted 43% today on Amazon as part of their “Black Friday Week” event (see all of today’s active deals here). Stream music from Spotify, Pandora, SiriusXM and others. Control smart home devices. Ask …

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From Computerworld: Why virtual assistants are the ‘killer app’ for wearables

Star Trek got it right.In the future, we’ll interact with computers mostly by talking.But for those computers to be available for instant interaction, they’ll have to be attached to our physical persons. I’m talking about virtual assistants on…

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From Computerworld: IDG Contributor Network: Critical updates to IE and Flash for November Patch Tuesday

November brings a relatively light series of updates from Microsoft. We see a return to form, with Microsoft releasing another critical update to Adobe Flash and several critical patches to Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) and Edge. Office and Windo…

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