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Dave Sobel

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Dave Sobel is a leading expert in the delivery of technology services with broad experience in both technology and business. He owned and operated an technology solution provider for over a decade, and worked for vendors leading community, marketing, product strategies, and M&A activities.

How DID they unlock that iPhone?

Remember the case in 2015 of the San Bernardino shooting, and how the FBI needed to unlock that iPhone for evidence?  Now we know how…

Amazon’s racial and gender data

Amazon has released data on their racial and gender makeup.    As of Dec 31, the company is 31.4% female, 7.2% black, and 47% White.    The…

Network latency – a lesson in business outcomes

Taking us into the weekend with an oddball one – esports.  I promise I’m going somewhere with this.    Overwatch League, having been forced to readjust…

Microsoft goes big on healthcare

Microsoft is acquiring Nuance, in an all-cash transaction valued at $19.7 billion.    This is Microsoft’s second largest purchase ever, behind LinkedIn.    The acquisition is focused…

The FBI accesses Exchange Servers proactively

So… the FBI got court approval to access Exchange Servers around the US that were vulnerable to attack.  And they did.   They removed web shells…

MSP Security Report from Perch Security

Perch Security has released its 2021 Perch MSP Threat Report.   Over the last year, the report found that just 25% of MSPs that suffered a…

The reopening, moves, stats and an outlook

So, about flexible work.    Salesforce is reopening its offices in San Francisco in May, but employees can work remotely through the end of the year.  …