Wed.Jan 12, 2022

From the Help Desk to Systems Engineer and Still Using CompTIA A+

Association of Information Technology Professional

As a systems engineer, Girard Kavelines still goes back to the skills he learned when he got CompTIA A

Information Security Analyst Tops List of 2022 Top Jobs

Information Week

Three technology jobs rank in the top 10 of U.S. News and World Report list of 2022 Best Jobs, evaluated on the basis of salary, work-life balance, and job outlook. Did your job make the list, and how does your salary compare to the median

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Cisco Talos discovers a new malware campaign using the public cloud to hide its tracks

Tech Republic Security

The campaign was first detected in October and is using services like AWS and Azure to hide its tracks and evade detection

Fintech’s Future Through the Eyes of CES

Information Week

The technology tradeshow examined evolutions in fintech from boosting financial inclusivity to riding the cryptocurrency wave

Considering Low-Code? How to Select the Best Platform to Suit Your Needs

Is low-code only suitable for ‘Citizen Developers’ and small operations? Is it suitable for complex applications? Is it faster, more efficient? Discover how to research and select the right development platform to fit your needs by downloading today!

Sony is pulling PS Now retail cards from U.K. retailers

Venture Beast

PS Now is coming to an end. at least at retailers in the United Kingdom. The company will not let you subscribe with gift cards. Read More.

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US government urges organizations to prepare for Russian-sponsored cyber threats

Tech Republic Security

Though the feds don't cite any specific threat, a joint advisory from CISA, the FBI and the NSA offers advice on how to detect and mitigate cyberattacks sponsored by Russia

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Learn How to Share Application from SCCM Software Center

Anoop

Hello - Here is the new HTMD Blog Article for you. Enjoy reading it. Subscribe to YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get the latest updates. link]. Read More. The post Learn How to Share Application from SCCM Software Center appeared first on HTMD Blog #1 by Jitesh Kumar.

AIOps platform BigPanda nabs $190M in fresh funding

Venture Beast

BigPanda, an AI operations and development platform, has raised $190 million at a $1.2 billion valuation post-money. Read More.

AIOps is on the Minds of Every CIO - and Here’s How I Know

Social, Agile and Transformation

Every CIO I know is balancing two humongous-sized beach balls. One ball represents driving innovation, improving experiences, and delivering data, analytics, and AI capabilities. The CIO wants to fill this ball with helium and make it easy for agile, self-organizing teams to collaborate, experiment, and release changes quickly. The other ball represents the. AI cio DevOps in the news innovation it management

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Department of Veterans Affairs signs $13M contract with Google Cloud

Venture Beast

The ongoing federal contract with the VA is a big win for Google Cloud and Apigee, as it aims to secure its position as one of the top API management tools on the market. Read More.

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Build Your Open Data Lakehouse on Apache Iceberg

Speaker: Veena Vasudevan and Jason Hughes

In this webinar, Dremio and AWS will discuss the most common challenges in data architecture and how to overcome them with an open data lakehouse architecture on AWS. Sign up now!

Microsoft Teams offers more features to help stressed frontline workers

Tech Republic Cloud

Microsoft Cloud for Retail and new features in Microsoft Teams are aimed at the 80% of workers who are usually left behind by technology

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App Annie: Smartphone users spent 3.8 trillion hours on mobile in 2021

Venture Beast

Smartphone users spent 3.8 trillion hours on mobile in 2021, according to mobile data and analytics firm App Annie. Read More. apps GamesBeat Mobile App Annie category-/Internet & Telecom/Mobile & Wireless/Mobile Apps & Add-Ons DeanBeat Mobile and Social Lexi Sydow

What CIOs Need To Know About Self-Driving Cars And AI

The Accidental Successful CIO

AI is the future of IT technology and cars will have it first Image Credit: Nikke Lindqvist. As the person with the CIO job we are responsible for staying on top of all of the cool new technologies that are rapidly developing because of the importance of information technology.

Windows 11 is finally getting a new volume indicator

The Verge

It has taken nearly 10 years, but Windows is finally getting a new modern volume indicator. Originally introduced in Windows 8 in 2012, the black bar that pops up when you adjust the system volume using a keyboard or other device is finally going away.

The Ultimate Guide to Hardening Windows Servers

IT Professional looking to harden your servers? ThreatLocker’s got you covered. The Ultimate Guide to Hardening Windows Servers offers tips and best practices to help mitigate cyber threats, better protect your servers, and secure your endpoints. Download today!

Freedom and guardrails for Citizen X

Venture Beast

The ability to use powerful tools is not a substitute for expertise. We must ensure that governance keeps pace with the Citizen X curve. Read More.

Wordle copycat creator apologizes for ripping off the popular free word game

The Verge

Developer Zach Shakked — the creator of one of several controversial copycat versions of Josh Wardle’s popular free word-guessing game — has responded to Apple removing his app from the App Store after an internet backlash that followed his boasting about the money-making potential of his clone. “I

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Eureka emerges from stealth to secure cloud data stores with automation

Venture Beast

Eureka, a company developing a platform for securing cloud data stores, has emerged from stealth with $8 million in venture capital. Read More.

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The latest phishing scam to watch out for: fraudulent QR codes on parking meters

The Verge

Photo by Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images. Police in several US cities are warning residents not to pay for their parking using QR codes stuck to parking meters.

Data Value Scorecard Report

This report examines the quantitative research of data leaders on data value and return on investment.

How Deutsche Telekom is creating real connection virtually for its remote workforce

Venture Beast

At the Future of Work Summit, Deutsche Telekom talks about how to create culture and connection in a hybrid work environment. Read More.

Sony says it’s still making new PS4s, but most stores aren’t selling them

The Verge

ps4 playstation 4 stock. While many of us fall somewhere between trying to find a new-generation gaming console like the Xbox Series X / S and PlayStation 5 or trying to find worthwhile gaming experiences once we have them , Sony tells Bloomberg it’s still manufacturing new PlayStation 4s.

SeekOut will expand AI-powered recruitment tools with new $115M

Venture Beast

SeekOut, an AI-powered recruitment platform, has raised $115 million in funding to expand its software platform. Read More.

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How to make your home office a more pleasant place to work

The Verge

Illustration by Samar Haddad / The Verge. This pandemic has more people working from home than ever before, but it’s not all lollipops and daffodils.

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TCO Considerations of Using a Cloud Data Warehouse for BI and Analytics

Enterprises poured $73 billion into data management software in 2020 – but are seeing very little return on their data investments. 22% of data leaders surveyed have fully realized ROI in the past two years, with 56% having no consistent way of measuring it.

Fan Controlled Football raises $40M for specator-controlled football games

Venture Beast

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.

Geico made the Portal ad we never asked for

The Verge

Image: Geico. We’re still waiting on the Portal movie that’s apparently been years in the making , but if you must see Portal icon / villain GLaDOS in some sort of cinematic, there’s a new Geico ad you can watch right here or at the top of this post.

SAP supply chains need zero trust to reach enterprise cybersecurity

Venture Beast

Though SAP works to secure the supply chain and provides basic zero trust for its infrastructure, they fall short of what enterprises need. Read More.

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Teen hacker gains remote control of over 20 Teslas

TechSpot

Nineteen-year-old IT security specialist David Columbo reported in a Twitter thread Monday and Tuesday that he gained complete control of over 25 Teslas in 13 countries without their owners knowing.

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12 Considerations When Evaluating Data Lake Engine Vendors for Analytics and BI

Businesses today compete on their ability to turn big data into essential business insights. Modern enterprises leverage cloud data lakes as the platform used to store data. 57% of the enterprises currently using a data lake cite improved business agility as a benefit.

Stalker 2: Heart of Chernobyl delayed to December 2022

Venture Beast

GSC Game World has announced that it's delaying Stalker 2: Heart of Chernobyl from April to December 2022. Read More. GamesBeat category-/Games/Computer & Video Games/Shooter Games console gaming GSC Game World PC gaming STALKER 2

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Q&A with Fred Hutch’s new chief data officer on building a data ecosystem at an institutional scale

GeekWire

Incoming Fred Hutch chief data officer Jeffrey Leek. Photo courtesy of Leek). Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has recruited a new vice president and chief data officer: biostatistician and data science educator Jeffrey Leek.

Second Nature raises $12.5M to coach salespeople with AI-powered avatars

Venture Beast

Second Nature, a startup developing AI-powered avatars to coach salespeople, has raised $12.5 million in venture capital. Read More.

Wyze’s security camera pay-what-you-want subscription accepts $0

The Verge

A Wyze security camera. Image: Wyze. Wyze has officially launched a new pay-what-you-want subscription tier for its lineup of home security cameras called Cam Plus Lite.

Checklist Report: Preparing for the Next-Generation Cloud Data Architecture

Data architectures have evolved dramatically. It is time to reconsider the fundamental ways that information is accumulated, managed, and then provisioned to the different downstream data consumers.