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CRM Trends 2021: How the Pandemic Altered Customer Behavior Forever

Information Week

Customers flocked to digital channels and faced life-changing events in 2020. Here's how enterprise companies are changing their CRM practices for a new normal

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How to Deploy Zoom Application using SCCM | ConfigMgr


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Let’s check what is the Best Option to Deploy Zoom Application Using SCCM (a.k.a Configuration. Read More How to Deploy Zoom Application using SCCM | ConfigMgr.

11 Ways DevOps Is Evolving

Information Week

While DevOps as a practice is evolving, so are the roles within a DevOps team. Following are an explanation of some of the trends worth watching

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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 Software Updates Scan Cycle Client Action | SCCM


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Let’s understand the ConfigMgr Client Action called Software Updates Scan Cycle in a bit more. Read More ConfigMgr Software Updates Scan Cycle Client Action | SCCM.

Podcast: What is XDR?

Doctor Chaos

Tony G and Dr. Chaos return to discuss what is XDR. Is it hype? Is it more than repackaged tools? Let's break down the new industry buzzword. Click here to listen directly on SoundCloud

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Cybersecurity needs to be proactive with involvement from business leaders

Tech Republic Security

In a webinar Wednesday, former US Homeland Security director Christopher Krebs also suggested organizations have COVID workforce coordinators and that cloud mail providers activate MFA by default

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DeepMind researchers say AI poses a threat to people who identify as queer

Venture Beast

Researchers say the impact of AI on people who identify as queer is underexplored, which poses a threat to their health and privacy. Read More.

Documents Unsealed: North Korea's Global Hacking Campaign

SecureWorld News

It may be the most complete picture we've ever had of North Korean hacking campaigns. It shows the nation-state's sweeping efforts to steal $1.3 billion from the world—and to avenge its name after any perceived slight.

Replit raises $20 million for collaborative browser-based coding

Venture Beast

Replit, a browser-based integrated development environment (IDE) built for cross-platform collaborative coding, has raised $20 million. Read More. Cloud Dev Enterprise VB Home Page category-/Business & Industrial category-/Computers & Electronics/Software funding daily Replit

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.

Scientists Find a Way to Communicate With Dreaming People

GizModo VR

The veil between dreamworld and reality may be thinner than we thought. In a new study released Thursday, scientists in four countries say they’ve shown it’s possible to communicate with people while they’re lucid dreaming.

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LinkedIn launches Sales Insights to provide real-time data on business opportunities

Venture Beast

LinkedIn has launched LinkedIn Sales Insights, a data analytics platform that gives sales teams real-time insights into opportunities. Read More. Big Data Cloud Enterprise Marketing VB Home Page category-/Business & Industrial/Business Services LinkedIn linkedin sales insights Microsoft

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BlackSky satellite data venture makes a $1.5B deal to go public in SPAC merger


An artist’s conception shows BlackSky’s Global satellites in orbit. BlackSky Illustration).

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AI-powered math tutoring app Photomath raises $23 million

Venture Beast

Photomath, a startup developing an AI-powered math tutoring app, has raised $23 million in venture funding. 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.

Cloud and analytics are finally becoming integrated into one tool

Tech Republic Cloud

One company has created a solution to merge the diverse cloud and analytics tools organizations juggle. Here's hoping there will be more unity to come

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Google’s new AI ethics lead calls for more ‘diplomatic’ conversation

Venture Beast

In a video, Google VP Marian Croak called for more diplomatic conversation, but made no mention of former Ethical AI team lead Timnit Gebru. Read More.

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Scientists Want to Know Why This Adorable Rodent Can Glow in the Dark

GizModo VR

Springhares are cute as can be, but their fur looks kind of dull under normal conditions. When cast under UV light, however, their fur comes alive, featuring vibrant patches of red, orange, and pink.

Studies find bias in AI models that recommend and diagnose diseases

Venture Beast

New research shows that AI models designed for health care settings can exhibit bias against certain ethnic and gender groups. Read More.

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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.

The Middle East Is Blanketed in Rare Snowfall

GizModo VR

It snowed in the Middle East on Wednesday, covering parts of Libya, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Palestine, and Israel in rare white blanket. The region is known more for being dry and hot than snowstorms.


SolarWinds hackers downloaded some Microsoft source code for Azure, Exchange, and Intune

Venture Beast

SolarWind hackers accessed Microsoft’s secret source code for authenticating customers, potentially aiding one of their main attack methods. Read More.

NASA’s Perseverance rover touches down to start years-long search for life on Mars


The first picture of Mars sent back to Earth from NASA’s Perseverance rover shows its rock-strewn surroundings in Jezero Crater as well as its own shadow. NASA via YouTube).

Reprise raises $17 million to create and host software product demos

Venture Beast

Reprise, a startup developing a platform that enables software companies to create personalized demos, raised $17 million. Read More.

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.

House Republicans Wasted No Time Introducing the Dumbest Internet Bill of 2021

GizModo VR

If you thought the GOP couldn’t mess with our already broken internet infrastructure more than they already have, well, they’re just full of surprises. According to Ars Technica , House Republicans introduced a new bill on Tuesday that would ban municipal broadband networks nationwide.

Understanding open source databases

Venture Beast

Open source databases are attractive, but the gift of the source code can come with several catches, some explicit and some implicit. Read More.

Chrome OS overtakes Macs for second place OS market share for the first time


According to numbers from market research firm IDC, Chrome OS overtook macOS for the first time in 2020 in user install base. For decades, Windows has had a stranglehold on the PC market, and that has not changed. The contest has historically been between macOS, Linux, and, more recently, Chrome OS

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Sentry raises $60 million to monitor app performance in real time

Venture Beast

Sentry, a startup developing AI-powered app monitoring solutions, has raised $60 million in venture funding. Read More.

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.

Netflix is making The Trial of the Chicago 7 free on YouTube for 48 hours

The Verge

Image: Netflix. Netflix’s The Trial of the Chicago 7 will be available for free on its YouTube channel for 48 hours, starting on Friday, February 19th, at 12AM PT, according to a blog post from the company ( via The Wrap ).

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CrowdStrike acquires log data analysis startup Humio for $400 million

Venture Beast

CrowdStrike has announced plans to acquire log analysis and observability startup Humio in a deal worth approximately $400 million. Read More. Cloud Enterprise Security VB Home Page category-/Business & Industrial category-/Computers & Electronics/Enterprise Technology crowdstrike Humio

What India Really Needs to Do to Protect Its Farmers

GizModo VR

Since November, hundreds of thousands of farmers and their supporters have been protesting across India, calling for an end to a series of new agricultural laws introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration.

Efuse raises $6 million for ‘LinkedIn for gamers’ platform

Venture Beast

Efuse has raised $6 million for its "LinkedIn for gamers" platform that helps esports amateurs and gamers find jobs and a way of life. Read More. Esports GamesBeat PC Gaming category-/Games/Computer & Video Games DeanBeat News eFuse funding daily Matthew Benson

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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!