Wed.Jan 20, 2021

Digital Transformation: How Leaders Can Stand Out

Information Week

Here are three things leaders in digital transformation are doing to set themselves ahead of the competition in 2021 and beyond


Fortifying Your Cloud: Mitigation Techniques for Cloud Security Flaws

Association of Information Technology Professional

To benefit from the cloud, you must be able to anticipate these common security flaws and know how to mitigate them

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Why CIOs Must Set the Rules for No-Code, Low-Code, Full-Code

Information Week

IT leaders must step in with guidelines about when to develop applications using low code and no code, and when it's necessary to develop in a full-code mode

Beware of the Surge in Covid-19 Vaccine Phishing Scams

Doctor Chaos

As the world makes steady progress towards ending the pandemic, the road ahead is still a long one. Previously unforeseen obstacles can pop up at any time and skew the trajectory of how the world handles Covid-19. One obstacle, in particular, that is on the rise currently is phishing scams.

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

ConfigMgr Scenario Health Checks | SCCM


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Let’s understand ConfigMgr Scenario Health Checks in this post. With the 2010 version of SCCM, the health check of some specific scenarios can be performed from the console.

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Cisco tags critical security holes in SD-WAN software

Network World

Cisco has noted and fixed two critical and a number of high-degree vulnerabilities in its SD-WAN software portfolio.

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Google targets AI ethics lead Margaret Mitchell after firing Timnit Gebru

Venture Beast

Margaret Mitchell leads the Google AI ethics team following the firing of Timnit Gebru. Now Google said Mitchell is under investigation. Read More. AI Big Data Dev VB Home Page AI ethics artificial intelligence Biden Google machine learning Margaret Mitchell Timnit Gebru

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Report: 5 ways web apps suffered in 2020 and will continue to suffer in 2021

Tech Republic Security

2020 was a security struggle in the world of web applications, and it isn't going to get any better in 2021, research from cybersecurity provider Radware said

Opera acquires YoYo Games for $10 million and launches Opera Gaming division

Venture Beast

Web browser maker Opera has acquired YoYo Games, maker of the GameMaker Studio 2 game engine, and it has launched its Opera Gaming division. Read More.

Are you more likely to be murdered IRL or hacked online? The existential question of our times has been answered

Tech Republic Security

Atlas VPN drills down into a Gallup poll to understand Americans' perceived threat level. It turns out 55% are more worried about cyberattacks


Open Source & Open Standards: Navigating the Intricacies of a Symbiotic Partnership

Speaker: Guy Martin, Executive Director of OASIS Open

The COVID-19 global pandemic has raised the already bright visibility of technology to an even higher level. Join Guy Martin, Executive Director at OASIS Open, as he presents this webinar that will discuss how we can make open source and open standards even more effective by helping them recapture their strong partnership.

Rival Peak interactive reality show hits 22 million views

Venture Beast

The game-like interactive reality show Rival Peak has turned into a hit on Facebook, with more than 22 million views for its weekly show. Read More.

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Amazon sends letter to President Biden, says it is ‘ready to assist’ with U.S. vaccination efforts


Amazon says it is ready to turn its facilities into COVID-19 vaccination sites and is offering other resources to the U.S. government.

Swapp raises $7 million to automate construction planning with AI

Venture Beast

Swapp, a startup developing AI to automate construction planning, has raised $7 million in a funding round. Read More. AI Big Data Cloud Dev VB Home Page ai artificial intelligence building category-/Business & Industrial/Construction & Maintenance construction machine learning Swapp now has dark mode

The Verge

The official website of the White House, , has been completely replaced with a new version for the Biden administration, and it comes with some unexpected accessibility features: a high contrast mode, which serves as a dark mode, and a toggle to make the font size larger.

Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

Microsoft researchers tap AI for anonymous data sharing for health care providers

Venture Beast

Microsoft and University of British Columbia researchers propose FELICA, a system that leverages AI to let health providers share data. Read More.

Webinar Review: Make DevSecOps Your New Year’s Resolution


Challenges of Today’s Software Delivery Working efficiently and effectively is a constant challenge for IT teams. Individual organizations and industries at large demand greater innovation and high-quality outputs while maintaining a strict budget.

Allen Institute launches GENIE, a leaderboard for human-in-the-loop language model benchmarking

Venture Beast

In a research paper, coauthors propose GENIE, a leaderboard for human-in-the-loop evaluation of text generation. Read More. AI Big Data Cloud Dev Media VB Home Page ai annotators artificial intelligence benchmarking evaluation GENIE human in the loop machine learning

DHS Sued Over Its Social Media Surveillance Tactics

GizModo VR

The Department of Homeland Security is being slammed with a new lawsuit after spending just over a year failing to respond to repeated attempts at investigating its long-term data hoovering practices. Read more. center for democracy and technology united states department of homeland security

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Cloud-Scale Monitoring With AWS and Datadog

In this eBook, find out the benefits and complexities of migrating workloads to AWS, and services that AWS offers for containers and serverless computing.

Pandemic drove VC funding for health care to record $80.6 billion in 2020

Venture Beast

According a new report by CB Insights, health care startups raised $80.6 billion in 2020, up from $53.7 billion in 2019. Read More. AI Big Data Cloud Enterprise Security VB Home Page category-/Business & Industrial category-/Health

LG Display Has Paused the Manufacturing of LCD Panels for iPhones


If you were in awe of the Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) panels on the iPhones, you have to thank LG for it. Yes, you read it right. For a very long time, LG’s subsidiary company LG Display was responsible for manufacturing LCD panels for iPhone.

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Former EA exec Peter Moore returns to gaming as Unity SVP of sports and live entertainment

Venture Beast

Peter Moore made his mark on video games as one of the top bosses at EA, Microsoft, and Sega. And now he's coming back to games. Read More. GamesBeat VB Home Page category-/Games/Computer & Video Games DeanBeat News EA John Riccitiello Microsoft Peter Moore Sega Unity

Motorola Edge S Armed with Snapdragon 870 Expected to Hit the Stores on January 26


Just two days back, Qualcomm announced the launch of the Snapdragon 870 5G processor. The chipset is the latest addition to the Snapdragon 800 family of chipsets.

What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this white paper to learn what contextual analytics is, how BI platforms like Yellowfin revolutionize the way users discover insights from their data with native contextual analytics, and how it adds value to your software solution by elevating the user experience.

AlphaICs raises $8 million for AI-at-the-edge processors

Venture Beast

AlphaICs has raised $8 million in funding for artificial intelligence processors for edge computing applications such as cars and wearables. Read More. AI VB Home Page AlphaICs artificial intelligence category-/Business & Industrial category-/Computers & Electronics edge computing Vinod Dha

A SIM Ejector Tool Helps in Removing The Headband of AirPods Max


Even when a particular device has been in existence for a very long time, there are many things about it that you can keep discovering with time. That’s the beauty of technology and the primary reason why most technological devices get upgraded or re-introduced in a newer avatar almost every year.

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Tilting Point opens a mobile game studio in Russia

Venture Beast

Mobile game publisher and marketer Tilting Point has opened a 20-person game studio in St. Petersburg, Russia. Read More.

Cats Love Catnip Because It Protects Them From Mosquitoes, New Research Suggests

GizModo VR

When exposed to catnip or silver vine, cats engage in some fairly predictable behaviors, such as licking and chewing the leaves, rubbing their heads and faces against the plants, and rolling on the ground.

Building Evolvable Architectures

Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Parsons, CTO of ThoughtWorks

The software development ecosystem exists in a state of dynamic equilibrium, where any new tool, framework, or technique leads to disruption and the establishment of a new equilibrium. Predictability is impossible when the foundation architects plan against is constantly changing in unexpected ways. It’s no surprise many CIOs and CTOs are struggling to adapt, in part because their architecture isn’t equipped to evolve. This webinar will discuss what’s at stake if companies continue to use long term architecture plans.

Researchers find conventional voice AI overlooks trans and nonbinary users

Venture Beast

A study submitted to the Association for Computing Machinery finds issues with the way conventional voice assistants treat gender. Read More. AI Big Data Cloud Dev Media Mobile VB Home Page category-/People & Society

LG is considering leaving the smartphone business


LG shipped 6.5 million smartphones in Q3 2020, down 7.2 million compared to the same quarter a year earlier. With the group losing about 5 trillion won ($4.5 billion) across the last five years and holding just a two percent global market share, CEO Kwon Bong-seok has advised staff in

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Motorola Likely to Skip the Release of Moto G10 and Gear Up to Launch Moto G30


There are many electronic or smartphone brands that are known to spring up a surprise or two during the launch of a new product or model. They, perhaps, believe that doing things differently or adding a bit of shock value helps in marketing the product.

University of Pisa leans into the I/O challenge AI applications create

Venture Beast

University of Pisa adopts NVMesh software from Excelero to enable AI researchers to access Nvidia GPU servers more efficiently. Read More. AI Dev Enterprise VB Home Page ai category-/Science/Computer Science DataOps Excelero GPU NVidia storage University of Pisa

How to Measure DevSecOps Progress and Ensure Success

Speaker: Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps Team, Intuit

The new DevSecOps team is up and running, and you feel ready to take on rising security threats while delivering quality software updates. But that leaves just one question: how do you monitor your new program as effectively and efficiently as possible? Join Shannon Lietz, Director of DevsecOps at Intuit, and award-winning innovator, to learn the answers to these questions so you can lead your DevSecOps team to the top!