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Hire the Right Teachers for Better Security Awareness


With a week until the due date, only one-quarter of employees at a midsize accounting firm have completed the latest cybersecurity training module.

After this COVID winter comes an AI spring

Venture Beast

The next economic recovery will both be driven by artificial intelligence and accelerate its adoption. This is the time to start an AI-first enterprise. Read More. AI Business AI startups category-/Business & Industrial/Business Finance

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Penetration Testing Remote Workers

SecureWorld News

We have come to the realization that the distributed workforce due to the coronavirus will last well into 2021. With many organizations now planning their annual penetration tests ("pentest" for short), a change is needed in order to accommodate remote workers.

How coronavirus and millennials killed the non-digital gym

Venture Beast

Stuck at home, trainers and consumers have gotten creative about how they think about fitness. Many have quickly adapted to virtual experiences. Read More. Business Social category-/Beauty & Fitness fitness

Data Analytics in the Cloud for Developers and Founders

Speaker: Javier Ramírez, Senior AWS Developer Advocate, AWS

You have lots of data, and you are probably thinking of using the cloud to analyze it. But how will you move data into the cloud? In which format? How will you validate and prepare the data? What about streaming data? Can data scientists discover and use the data? Can business people create reports via drag and drop? Can operations monitor what’s going on? Will the data lake scale when you have twice as much data? Is your data secure? In this session, we address common pitfalls of building data lakes and show how AWS can help you manage data and analytics more efficiently.

2020 iPhones won’t come with a power adapter or earbuds, says Kuo

The Verge

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge. This year’s new iPhones might not have as much in the box as you’re used to.

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Magic: The Gathering’s digital history, from first build to end step

Venture Beast

Magic: The Gathering has had a checkered past when it comes to video games, from stop-and-starts to Magic Online to today's Arena. Read More.

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Why our decision-making during COVID has been so bad

Venture Beast

Can AI and machine learning help us resolve global crises -- or do we humans have to rely on our own decision-making abilities? Read More. AI Business AI limitations category-/News


Facebook may finally be introducing a dark mode for mobile

The Verge

Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge. After launching a dark mode for its desktop interface, Facebook reportedly is testing a dark mode for its mobile apps as well. It’s only available for “a small percentage of users globally right now,” according to SocialMedia Today.

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Flipside Studio offers VR production tool for animation

Venture Beast

Flipside Studio is a new virtual production tool that enables actors and directors to capture and create animated content entirely in VR. Read More.

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Amazon warehouse workers in Germany will strike Monday because of coronavirus infections

The Verge

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge. Amazon workers at six sites across Germany plan to strike Monday because dozens of staff members at its logistics centers have been infected with the coronavirus, union officials told Reuters.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

The ‘Face Mask Exemption’ Cards With a Federal Seal on Them Are a Total Fraud


Some people in the U.S. are throwing fits over having to wear face masks in public, despite the fact that we have more coronavirus cases than any other country in the world.


Streaming this week: ‘Hamilton’ on Disney Plus, ‘I’ll Be Gone in The Dark,’ on HBO, and ‘Warrior Nun’ on Netflix

The Verge

WireImage. As I put together this latest list of what’s new on streaming this week, I realized a theme running through the selections: bad-ass women. There’s a documentary about crime-solving writer Michelle McNamara, a series based on a manga comic about a warrior nun (yes, really!),

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NASA: Help Us Make Pooping on the Moon Even Better


Has there ever been a more important duty? duty) Read more. space toilets space moon apollo apollo 11 artemis lunar


Evil Corp Makes a Comeback with WastedLocker Ransomware

SecureWorld News

When a ransomware strain is associated with a name like Evil Corp, you know there's trouble. Evil Corp returns with WastedLocker ransomware. Remember December of 2019?

How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

Report: Harley Quinn Is On Its Way to HBO Max, Which Might Not Bode Well for DC Universe


Harley Quinn , the devious animated series starring the DC anti-villainess, seems like it will be headed to HBO Max sometime in the near future. Which might mean some consolidation for the Warner Bros. streaming slate. Read more.

Tons of '80s stars turn adorable 'Ferris Bueller' cast reunion into a nostalgia trip of iconic John Hughes moments

Mashable Tech

In the last episode of Josh Gad's Reunited Apart for a while, the host and superfan brought together the cast of Ferris Bueller's Day Off , arguably the quintessential '80s movie.

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Analyst Claims That Apple's iPhone 12 Will Have Charger Sold Separately


Apple fans, it’s time to start mentally preparing your wallet for a new possibility. When the iPhone 12 comes out later this year, the packaging may be considerably different when compared to previous models. Why is that, you ask?

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Sacha Baron Cohen trolled a right-wing gathering with a racist sing-along

Mashable Tech

Whether you love him or hate him, there's no denying that Sacha Baron Cohen gets results. The latest proof we have is a stunt that saw the comedian – a word that really fails to capture the extent of Cohen's schtick – take the stage at a rally put together by a right-wing militia group.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

TNT and TBS Are Developing a Sequel to the 1985 Film D.A.R.Y.L. Starring Tony Hale


In 1985, Paramount Pictures released a film called D.A.R.Y.L. About a computerized superintelligence in the form of a ten-year-old boy, it starred the child actor Barret Oliver alongside Mary Beth Hurt and Michael McKean. It did not sell particularly well, nor did it review particularly well.

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Apple's iOS 14 beta shows apps like TikTok still spy on your iPhone clipboard

Mashable Tech

A copy-paste issue on iPhones is still running wild on more than 50 apps, including TikTok, numerous news apps, and games like Bejeweled.

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Watch the Musical New Teaser for Pixar's Soul


Art, music, the joys of sound and expression. These things are a meaningful part of what makes being human wonderful. That joy seems to be key to what makes Soul , Pixar’s latest, tick. Read more. soul pixar jamie foxx tina fey disney


'Hamilton' gets a new Disney+ trailer, just because

Mashable Tech

Maybe it's because Hollywood is having a quiet summer in the midst of the ongoing pandemic. Or maybe it's just that the years-in-the-making movie version of one of Broadway's biggest hits of all time is less than a week away.


Machine Learning for Builders: Tools, Trends, and Truths

Speaker: Rob De Feo, Startup Advocate at Amazon Web Services

Machine learning techniques are being applied to every industry, leveraging an increasing amount of data and ever faster compute. But that doesn’t mean machine learning techniques are a perfect fit for every situation (yet). So how can a startup harness machine learning for its own set of unique problems and solutions, and does it require a warehouse filled with PhDs to pull it off?

You Want a Freakin' 3D Printer? Monoprice Has One On Sale For Just $200


MP Mini Resin 3D Printer | $200 | Monoprice Read more. kinja deals deals

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Ryan Reynolds crashed this perfect 'X-Men' cast reunion

Mashable Tech

The X-Men cast reunited for a Zoom call to benefit Global Citizen on June 27. This is particularly comforting for X-Men fans, who have dealt with plenty of disappointing movies, confusing timelines, and can't even enjoy the early films because of the director.

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How to Start MySQL Server on Mac, Windows, and Linux

Database Star

Do you want to know how to start, stop, and restart the MySQL server? Learn how you can do that on each operating system in this article. MySQL on Mac To start MySQL on Mac, you can use the command line. The commands you use depend on which version of MySQL you have: either before […

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Original 'Hamilton' cast reunites to sing 'Helpless' on 'The Tonight Show'

Mashable Tech

Starting on July 3, Disney+ subscribers will be able to press a few buttons and just watch Hamilton whenever they want. In a largely joyless and pandemic-stricken 2020, this is an undeniable silver lining.


Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

How to Fix The “Every derived table must have its own alias” Error in MySQL

Database Star

Are you writing a query in MySQL and getting an error of “1248: Every derived table must have its own alias”? If so, it’s a simple error to fix. How To Fix The “Every derived table must have its own alias” Error in MySQL So you’ve got this error in MySQL.

12 free and printable Black Lives Matter posters from Black artists

Mashable Tech

With the fight for racial justice renewed following the police killings of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and many other Black people at the hands of officers, showing support for the Black Lives Matter movement and demanding systemic change can be done in many ways.

Dr Disrespect isn't sure why Twitch suspended/banned him


It seems clear enough that he’s been banned, but bizarrely, Twitch won’t confirm this so we’ll optimistically call it a suspension for now.

'Lunar Loo' challenge asks people to help astronauts poop on the Moon

Mashable Tech

There's 51 days left to design a NASA toilet fit for Moon-traveling astronauts. A newly launched lunar loo challenge is asking those who are interested to redesign a toilet for the Moon that works in both lunar gravity and microgravity.

Microservices: The Dark Side

Speaker: Prem Chandrasekaran

A few years ago, Barclays embarked on a journey to migrate its legacy services to a modern tech stack with the objective of achieving a high level of scale, resilience, and reliability. During the incremental, iterative move towards an ecosystem of focused, distributed services, it’s fair to say that the company discovered the challenges of distributing objects. Join us for an episode you can’t miss if you’re finding it a lot harder to architect in practice than in theory, and learn how you can shed light on the dark side of microservices.