Sat.Sep 11, 2021

Computer vision and deep learning provide new ways to detect cyber threats

Venture Beast

The combination of binary visualization and machine learning is a powerful technique that can provide new solutions to old problems. Read More. AI Enterprise Security VB Home Page AI.

How to free up storage space on Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+

TechnoBezz

We use our phones for so many things, but it takes just a bit of time to find ourselves with a device that’s cluttered with all kinds of things, from photos and videos to apps we no longer use.

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Only 8% of orgs with web apps for file uploads have adequate cybersecurity

Venture Beast

Security for organizations' web applications supporting file uploads and transfers has lagged behind digital transformation. Read More. Cloud Enterprise Security technology VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Security digital transformation file upload Opswat reports

Apple: Don’t Attach Your iPhone to Motorcycles, Mopeds, or Scooters if You Want the Camera to Last

GizModo VR

Apple has a message for iPhone users with high-power motorcycles, mopeds, and scooters: Don’t attach your phone to them you value your camera. Read more. iphone mobile phones camera phone iphone hardware technology internet apple inc image stabilization iphone 6 ios

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How to Scale a Data Literacy Program at Your Organization

Speaker: Megan Brown, Director, Data Literacy at Starbucks; Mariska Veenhof-Bulten, Business Intelligence Lead at bol.com; and Jennifer Wheeler, Director, IT Data and Analytics at Cardinal Health

Join data & analytics leaders from Starbucks, Cardinal Health, and bol.com for a webinar panel discussion on scaling data literacy skills across your organization with a clear strategy, a pragmatic roadmap, and executive buy-in.

AI Weekly: U.S. agencies are increasing their AI investments

Venture Beast

government agencies are increasing their investments in AI, according to a recent report by Deltek's GovWin. Read More.

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Seattle startup Lalo is latest ‘death tech’ innovator, with an app to share and collect stories and more

GeekWire

(Lalo Images). Juan Medina first considered the idea for his new startup back in 2003, after the death of his father, when his wife asked him to tell a story about his dad and Medina realized he hadn’t known him all that well.

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Facebook reportedly provided inaccurate data to misinformation researchers

The Verge

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge. Facebook apologized to misinformation researchers for providing them with flawed, incomplete data for their work examining how users interact with posts and links on its platform, the New York Times reported.

The agile team has gone home. Now what?

Venture Beast

A core principle of agile transformation is to use face-to-face interaction, which went right out the window when the pandemic hit. Read More.

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Google One adds a 5TB storage plan for $24.99 per month

The Verge

Google One now has a 5TB storage plan | Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge. After it ended free unlimited storage for Google Photos in June, many Google users had figure out how to store images and other data in the Google accounts.

How mobile app developers can thrive in Apple’s new world

Venture Beast

A new GamesBeat event is around the corner! Learn more about what comes next. GUEST: Much like Google’s ongoing plans regarding the demise of the cookie, Apple has thrown a similar wrench into the world of app monetization. With iOS 14.5

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

TCL won’t release a foldable smartphone this year

The Verge

TCL won’t release a foldable phone in 2021 | Photo by Li Zhihao/VCG via Getty Images. Electronics company TCL is pausing its plans release a lower-cost foldable phone this year, the company confirmed in an email to The Verge.

15 X-Files Guest Stars Who Helped Make the Show a Classic

GizModo VR

Sure, we love Mulder and Scully —as well as Skinner and even that pesky Cigarette Smoking Man.

Google reportedly gave some users’ data to Hong Kong authorities in 2020

The Verge

Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge. Google provided some user data to the government of Hong Kong last year, despite promising it would not process such data requests from authorities, according to the Hong Kong Free Press.

Vibrations from high-powered motorcycles can damage iPhone cameras, Apple says

TechSpot

As Apple explains in the document, some iPhone models feature technology such as optical image stabilization and closed-loop autofocus (AF) to help improve image quality. Understanding the basics of how these features work provides insight into why vibrations could make them fail

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How to Operationalize Data From Multiple Sources to Deliver Actionable Insights

Speaker: Speakers from SafeGraph, Facteus, AWS Data Exchange, SimilarWeb, and AtScale

Learn how to blend various datasets together from top data providers in AWS Data Exchange like Safegraph, Facteus, and SimilarWeb with internal data to innovate and make smarter decisions at scale.

Motorcycle vibrations can degrade iPhone camera performance, Apple says

The Verge

Apple says its iPhone cameras may be damaged by motorcycle vibrations | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge.

WhatsApp's end-to-end encryption closes a longstanding security loophole

TechSpot

Over two billion WhatsApp users are set to receive a major security enhancement as the app will now allow users to encrypt cloud-based backups via end-to-end encryption (E2EE

Batman: Wayne Family Adventures, DC's First Webtoon, Is a Delight

GizModo VR

There’s not a lot that surprises me about Batman comics anymore, but I did not expect to see the formerly dead, tortured soul/antihero Jason Todd lunge after a cookie.

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How to sell or trade in your old Android phone

The Verge

Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge. There are a plethora of new and exciting smartphones that have just come onto the market (or are about to), and it wouldn’t be at all surprising to find out that you are planning to upgrade from your current phone.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Salesforce Will Help Employees Worried About Abortion Access Exit Texas

GizModo VR

Salesforce made one of the biggest moves in the tech industry in light of a highly restrictive Texas abortion law on Friday.

You can now buy a $475 NFT ticket to see Beeple’s $69 million NFT at an IRL party

The Verge

The NFT tickets, seen above, change after they’re scanned. Image: Dreamverse.

In Ron's Gone Wrong, the Social Network Has Been Roboticized

GizModo VR

Those kids today. Always on their phones ! It seems like they’ve stopped talking to each other except through Instagram and TikTok and the Whozit and Whatevers. But what if. instead of phones, their social lives were conducted through adorable robots called B-Bots? Read more.

Disney says the rest of its 2021 slate of movies will have exclusive theatrical releases

The Verge

Disney will release the rest of its 2021 movies in theaters first | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge. The remaining movies on Disney’s 2021 slate will all be released in theaters exclusively before being released on its Disney Plus streaming platform, the company announced late Friday.

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How to Use a Semantic Layer to Scale Data & Analytics Across Your Organization

Download this guide for practical advice on using a semantic layer to improve data literacy and scale self-service analytics. The guide includes a checklist, an assessment, industry-specific use cases, and a data & analytics maturity model and roadmap.

Intel is experimenting with new stock cooler designs for Alder Lake

TechSpot

Intel’s Rocket Lake cooler, pictured above, has existed in various iterations for about a decade. Intel has occasionally varied the color and made it a bit taller to perform a little better, or a smidgen wider to be a fraction quieter, but it’s never been more than just adequate

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Today is the last day to save up to $100 on Sonos speakers

The Verge

The Sonos Roam, like most other Sonos speakers, is about to see a price hike. Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge. If you want to save up to $100 on Sonos products, now is the time.

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Hubble zooms in on a dazzling star cluster that looks like a frozen fireworks show

Mashable VR

Hubble's latest image share is a good one for fans of cosmic razzle-dazzle. You're seeing NGC 6717, a globular cluster that forms a piece of the constellation Sagittarius.

How to Generate a Running Total in SQL

Database Star

Have you ever needed to calculate a “running total” or “cumulative sum” in SQL? You can do this in SQL without any other programming language to process the data. In this guide, you’ll learn how to calculate a running total in SQL.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

Facebook sure looks like it's getting into the debt collection business

Mashable VR

Facebook wants to help you get paid. Or so the company claimed in recent days, announcing a new program which essentially turns the social media giant into a debt collector. For a small fee, of course.

GeekWire Podcast: Pandemic takes a toll on collaboration; How ML is changing the NFL

GeekWire

Remote work is putting productivity and innovation at risk. That was one of the conclusions of a peer-reviewed study of more than 61,000 Microsoft employees, published this week, and it’s our first topic on this week’s GeekWire Podcast.

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Miley Cyrus singing 'Nothing Else Matters' with Metallica is all chills

Mashable VR

Miley Cyrus can never seem to pass up an opportunity to rock out. And when she does, we all win.

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Apple says you should keep your iPhone camera away from motorcycle engines

Mashable VR

This has gotta be one of the weirdest ways you can ruin an iPhone camera. Apple posted a new page to its support website warning iPhone owners to be careful about exposing their phones to the specific vibration frequencies found in "high-power or high-volume motorcycle engine."

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.