Fri.Mar 05, 2021

How Can An Organization Assess Innovation Success?


Assessing innovation is not an exact science. Its exploratory nature makes it difficult for executives to judge success, often because there’s no clear line of sight between the investment and the outcome.

Bill Vass Presents On The Extended Cloud, AWS powers edge-to-cloud applications


Bill Vass is someone I regard as “The CTO’s CTO.” ” He is a business and technology leader who creates visions and marshals resources to turn those visions into reality. He […]. Cloud Computing CTO News Amazon


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Rethinking Network Design: Remote-First Workforces Steer Infrastructure onto New Paths

Association of Information Technology Professional

The rise of remote work means the structure of networks is shifting from an on-premise focus to one that supports off-premise workers

80% of senior IT leaders see cybersecurity protection deficits

Tech Republic Security

A lack of confidence in companies' defenses is prompting 91% of organizations to boost 2021 budgets, according to a new IDG/Insight Enterprises study

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Cassandra Data Modeling Guide to Best Practices

Are you a developer, database architect, or database administrators that's new to Cassandra but have been tasked with developing a Cassandra schema design? Learn the basic rules to keep in mind when designing your schema for Cassandra.

IBM launches AI platform to discover new materials

Venture Beast

IBM has launched a platform, MolGX, that leverages AI to discovery new materials with particular characteristics. Read More.

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How Leveraged AIOps Strategy While Scaling Up

Information Week

Ecommerce market for auto parts faced a rapid overhaul of its IT infrastructure when new leadership put growth plans in motion

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Want to be a cloud computing expert? Check out these training courses

Tech Republic Cloud

This online cloud computing training also covers the Python programming language, machine learning and microservices

Study warns deepfakes can fool facial recognition

Venture Beast

In a new study, researchers find that commercial facial recognition APIs can be easily fooled by deepfakes. Read More. AI Big Data Cloud Dev Media VB Home Page ai Amazon API artificial intelligence category-/Science deepfakes facial recognition Google machine learning Microsoft

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How to Make Waste-Free Product a Reality in Your Organization

Information Week

Zero product waste is extremely difficult to achieve but getting close to it is possible. Here are some tactics

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GamesBeat Summit 2021: Growing the Next Generation is coming on April 28-April 29

Venture Beast

Our speakers include Bobby Kotick of Activision Blizzard, Halley Gross of The Last of Us Part II, Brenda Romero of Romero Games -- and more. Read More.

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The Next-Generation Cloud Data Lake: An Open, No-Copy Data Architecture

A next-gen cloud data lake architecture has emerged that brings together the best attributes of the data warehouse and the data lake. This new open data architecture is built to maximize data access with minimal data movement and no data copies.

Advance Your Tech Business with CompTIA Membership

Association of Information Technology Professional

Running a successful tech business isn’t easy. Business owners and executives must build a growth strategy, expand their customer base and nurture their employees. The good news is that CompTIA is in your corner.

Full Speed Automation raises $3.2M for no-code solutions that accelerate industrial digitization

Venture Beast

Full Speed Automation raised $3.2 million to finish development of the first version of its Vitesse manufacturing platform. Read More.

Microsoft deepens Teams ties with Dynamics 365

Computerworld Vertical IT

Microsoft this week unveiled deeper integrations between Teams and Dynamics 365 as the company moves to make it easier for sales and customer service staffers to communicate without switching between apps.

Pinterest details the AI that powers its content moderation

Venture Beast

Pinterest pulled back the curtains on the AI and machine learning technologies powering its content moderation engine. Read More.

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.

NASA names Perseverance rover landing site on Mars after Seattle sci-fi pioneer Octavia E. Butler


An image sent back to Earth by NASA’s Perseverance rover shows the tread tracks left behind by its first drive on Mars on March 4. NASA / JPL-Caltech). Fifteen years after her death, Seattle science-fiction author Octavia E.

The DeanBeat: Roblox public offering is a vote about the metaverse

Venture Beast

Roblox goes public on Tuesday, March 10, and how its stock fares will determine how soon we'll get the metaverse. Read More.

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Please do not give billionaire Jack Dorsey money for his tweet

The Verge

Photo by Greg Nash-Pool/Getty Images. Jack Dorsey, the billionaire co-founder and CEO of Twitter, a man who stans bitcoin right on his Twitter bio , is attempting to sell his very first tweet as an NFT — a digital good that lives on the Ethereum blockchain.

Hilmar Veigar Pétursson interview: Remembering 20 years of Eve Online

Venture Beast

Hilmar Veigar Pétursson has worked at Eve Online maker CCP Games, Iceland’s biggest game studio, for 20 years, and he has been CEO since 2004. For the service, he gets the honor of getting a big Viking sword. To date, CCP Games has given out 80 swords.

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.

Stop Letting Google Get Away With It

GizModo VR

After spending more than a decade building up massive profits off targeted advertising, Google announced on Wednesday that it’s planning to do away with any sort of individual tracking and targeting once the cookie is out of the picture. Read more.

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Trend Micro: Remote work drove high-risk email threats up 32% in 2020

Venture Beast

According to Trend Micro's fourth Cloud App Security Threat Report, "high-risk" email threats rose by 32% in 2020. Read More. Cloud Enterprise Mobile Security VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Security Trend Micro

John McAfee charged with securities fraud for ‘pump and dump’ cryptocurrency scheme

The Verge

Photo credit should read ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP via Getty Images. John McAfee has been charged with securities fraud over a “pump and dump” cryptocurrency scheme. Federal prosecutors unsealed a case against McAfee and his executive advisor and bodyguard Jimmy Gale Watson Jr.,

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AI Weekly: These researchers are improving AI’s ability to understand different accents

Venture Beast

Researchers at MLCommons are developing a tool that would allow speech recognition developers to better support different accents. Read More.

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.

Move over, SolarWinds: 30,000 orgs’ email hacked via Microsoft Exchange Server flaws

The Verge

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge. Four exploits found in Microsoft’s Exchange Server software have reportedly led to over 30,000 US governmental and commercial organizations having their emails hacked, according to a report by KrebsOnSecurity.

Sitecore acquires Boxever and Four51 to give marketers a better view of every customer

Venture Beast

Sitecore acquires Boxever and Four51 to gain access to a customer data platform and ecommerce software to drive digital business processes. Read More.

A ‘Travesty’ in the World of Building Codes Could Erode Cities’ Ability to Fight Climate Change

GizModo VR

Backroom deals, undemocratic processes, shutting out local voices in favor of industry interests. There’s soap-opera level drama happening in an unlikely space: the world of building codes.

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Timnit Gebru was fired from Google — then the harassers arrived

The Verge

Illustration by William Joel / The Verge.

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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.

Hubble Captures Stunning View of a Spiral Galaxy

GizModo VR

NGC 2336 was discovered over a century ago, but the big, blue spiral galaxy has never looked better, thanks to an eye-catching image obtained by the Hubble Space Telescope. Read more.


Tim Wu, the ‘father of net neutrality,’ is joining the Biden administration

The Verge

Photo: New America / Flickr. Tim Wu — the Columbia law professor who coined the term “net neutrality” — is joining the Biden administration , where he’ll be working on technology and competition policy at the National Economic Council.

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How Candlekeep Mysteries Is Bringing One of Dungeons & Dragons' Most Iconic Libraries to Life

GizModo VR

When Dungeons & Dragons fans think of the Sword Coast, they might cast their mind’s eye to its most infamous locale: the city of Baldur’s Gate, the titular trade hub that was brought to life in the legendary CRPG series.

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The SEC is dragging AT&T to court for illegally duping analysts into lowering expectations

The Verge

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge. The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is suing AT&T for providing nonpublic information to 20 different analyst firms so they would lower revenue estimates ahead of earnings, according to a press release.

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What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this whitepaper 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.