Peter Sayer

Senior Editor

Peter Sayer covers enterprise applications for CIO.com.

SAP adds new features to Vora and readies a cloud version

SAP adds new features to Vora and readies a cloud version

New data engines will run on SAP Cloud Platform Big Data Services and elsewhere

Twitter accounts hacked, Twitter Counter steps forward as culprit

Twitter accounts hacked, Twitter Counter steps forward as culprit

It's the second time in four months that Twitter Counter has allowed hackers to post messages to high-profile Twitter accounts

SAP sets launch date for its Cloud Platform SDK for iOS

SAP sets launch date for its Cloud Platform SDK for iOS

The date is March 30, and SAP will charge iOS developers for classroom-based courses but offer free online training materials for the SDK

UN steps in to end marketing war over what 5G means

UN steps in to end marketing war over what 5G means

It means you won't get real 5G service until 2020, according to the ITU, the UN's telecom standards body

SAP license fees are due even for indirect users, court says

SAP license fees are due even for indirect users, court says

Ruling could have far-reaching consequences for businesses that have integrated their customer-facing systems with an SAP database

Apple smartphones outsold Samsung's in Q4

Apple smartphones outsold Samsung's in Q4

Apple outsold Samsung by a narrow margin for the first time in two years, but both are pursued by a pack of determined Chinese manufacturers

Toshiba's in chaos, but not quitting PCs -- yet

Toshiba's in chaos, but not quitting PCs -- yet

Toshiba is more than a laptop maker, but the vast Japanese conglomerate shrunk on Tuesday under a wave of bad news.

Apple joins Wireless Power Consortium, charging up iPhone 8 rumor

Apple joins Wireless Power Consortium, charging up iPhone 8 rumor

Apple has joined the consortium behind the Qi wireless charging system, a variant of which is used to charge the Apple Watch

Microsoft buys Simplygon to simplify rendering VR and AR models

Microsoft buys Simplygon to simplify rendering VR and AR models

Simplygon simplifies 3D models to speed rendering on low-powered hardware

AI should enhance, not replace, humans, say CEOs of IBM and Microsoft

AI should enhance, not replace, humans, say CEOs of IBM and Microsoft

Artificial intelligence should enhance human workers, not replace them, at least according to the CEOs of IBM and Microsoft.

Outgoing presidential IT advisors offer Trump 10 tips to succeed

Outgoing presidential IT advisors offer Trump 10 tips to succeed

Funding research, education and startups, and promoting the values of diversity, cooperation and openness all make the list. Using Twitter for policy planning, not so much

AI tools came out of the lab in 2016

AI tools came out of the lab in 2016

AIs may not have feelings, but they're well on the way to analyzing ours -- and to understanding a whole lot more about our world.

No more bulk communications data retention, top EU court tells UK

No more bulk communications data retention, top EU court tells UK

The ruling calls into question the U.K.'s recently passed Investigatory Powers Act

Facebook 'misled' EU regulators over its takeover of WhatsApp

Facebook 'misled' EU regulators over its takeover of WhatsApp

Facebook could be fined up to 1 percent of worldwide revenue for ‘misleading’ EU regulators about its 2014 takeover of Whatsapp

5 enterprise-related things you can do with blockchain technology today

5 enterprise-related things you can do with blockchain technology today

You can use blockchains to track diamonds and make payments ... but what link do they have with pork?

HPE sees Synergy in hybrid cloud infrastructure

HPE sees Synergy in hybrid cloud infrastructure

Turn-about is fair play for HPE, as it takes cloud-like on-premises tools back to the cloud

SAP offers cash for referrals in new cloud channel program

SAP offers cash for referrals in new cloud channel program

SAP is offering a percentage of its cloud revenue to businesses that refer new customers, after handing partners a cut of contracts they helped sell in August

ISPs ordered to block LinkedIn in Russia

ISPs ordered to block LinkedIn in Russia

Russia's telecommunications regulator has ordered LinkedIn be blocked following a court ruling that it breached Russian privacy law

5 things AIs can do better than us

5 things AIs can do better than us

AIs are giving us a kicking in board games and video games, but what else are they good for?

SAP aims to simplify innovation with update to HANA in-memory database

SAP aims to simplify innovation with update to HANA in-memory database

SAP HANA 2 adds new functions, features, and languages for application developers

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