Fri.Feb 26, 2021

16 Best IT Support Jobs in 2021

Association of Information Technology Professional

Learn what the 16 best IT support jobs are in the industry with research from CompTIA. Start advancing a new career in IT today

The Hybrid Workplace Is a Reality, but the Office Is Not Dead

Information Week

The flexibility to support teams cycling through in-person and remote work highlights the need for investment in cloud-based services to support the workflows of the future at scale

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Microsoft is shipping a data centre in a 40-foot container. What's inside, and what's it for?

Tech Republic Data Center

Microsoft's Azure Modular data center brings computing on the edge

Why IT Should Have a Separate Training Budget

Information Week

Having a training budget has its positives and negatives, but based on my experience, it's more beneficial for IT to fund and determine its own training needs

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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.

The DeanBeat: How non-fungible tokens (NFTs) will change games

Venture Beast

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have taken off in sports memorabilia, and now they will invade the gaming world next. Read More.

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The hidden business costs of working remotely

Tech Republic Security

The benefits of working remotely are numerous, but there are significant hidden costs that need to be factored in

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ConfigMgr Content Library Cleanup Tool | SCCM | Distribution Point

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Let’s understand how to use ConfigMgr Content Library Cleanup Tool (ContentLibraryCleanup.exe). The SCCM DP content. Read More ConfigMgr Content Library Cleanup Tool | SCCM | Distribution Point.

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AI Weekly: Biden calls for $37 billion to address chip shortage

Venture Beast

President Biden this week signed a supply chain executive order and pledged support for $37 billion to address a semiconductor shortage. Read More.

How will cybersecurity change with a new US president? Pros identify the biggest needs

Tech Republic Security

Every new presidential administration brings change, one way or another. Learn what President Joseph Biden is facing on the cybersecurity front, along with some tips for government and businesses

Siemens and IBM extend alliance to IoT for manufacturing

Venture Beast

Siemens enlists IBM to build applications on private clouds it manages on behalf of manacturing companies. Read More. Big Data Cloud Dev Enterprise VB Home Page category-/Business & Industrial category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware IBM Internet of things IoT red hat siemens

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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.

How stalkerware can threaten your safety and privacy, and how to avoid it

Tech Republic Security

With a stalkerware app on your phone, another person can spy on your activities and view your personal information, Kaspersky says

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Connections and inspirations between science fiction, tech, and games

Venture Beast

Dean Takahashi, Ramez Naam, and Tim Chang talk about the connections and inspirations between science fiction, tech, and games. Read More.

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How to use Google Currents

Tech Republic Cloud

Currents is the enterprise social network you might not have known your Google Workspace organization needed, or even had

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GitHub CSO pledges more security tools, features for developers

Venture Beast

GitHub CSO Mike Hanley said security tools that are easy for developers to adopt and use will raise the bar for the software ecosystem. 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.

Forget macOS — it's Chrome OS vs. Windows for desktop domination

Computerworld Vertical IT

I've been saying for ages now that Google's Chrome OS would become Microsoft's Windows top competitor. I had the timing wrong, but my prediction that "most of us will be moving to cloud-oriented operating systems" is finally coming true.

Pokémon Legends: Arceus is giving the series a glowup in 2022

Venture Beast

The Pokémon series is getting a major upgrade that will rework its fundamental gameplay with Pokémon Legends: Arceus in 2022. Read More.

Security researcher recommends against LastPass after detailing 7 trackers

The Verge

Image: LastPass. A security researcher is recommending against LastPass password manager after detailing seven trackers found in the Android app, The Register reports.

Balan Wonderworld understands America’s infatuation with corn

Venture Beast

We played through Balan Wonderworld on video so you can witness our awe at finally playing a real corn video game. Read More. GamesBeat Balan Wonderworld category-/News Square Enix

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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.

Fisker Inc. has ‘completely dropped’ solid-state batteries

The Verge

Henrik Fisker has abandoned his electric vehicle startup’s effort to create a solid-state battery, the Fisker Inc. founder told The Verge in a recent interview. “It’s

Pokémon Diamond and Pearl remakes are coming to Switch

Venture Beast

Today's Pokémon Presents event revealed that remakes of Pokémon Diamond and Pearl are on their way to Switch. Read More.

Stanford researchers identify four key causes of "Zoom fatigue" and how to fix them

TechSpot

Professor Jeremy Bailenson, founding director of the Stanford Virtual Human Interaction Lab, recently looked into the psychological impact of prolonged video chats and identified four key elements that can lead to what is commonly referred to as Zoom fatigue

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Venture Beast

GamesBeat Decides is back with another new episode covering PlayStation's State of Play and more in a packed week of news. Read More. GamesBeat category-/Arts & Entertainment category-/Games/Computer & Video Games

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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.

Facebook’s new app Bars will let you rap over premade beats

The Verge

Image: BARS. Despite being an annoying hipster, I definitely did not see this one coming: Facebook is releasing an app that will let users post and share videos of them rapping over beats, which are provided by the app ( via TechCrunch ).

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Perseverance’s Most Intriguing Images Captured From Mars So Far

GizModo VR

NASA’s Perseverance rover has been on Mars for a full week, and the images are starting to pour in. Here are our favorites so far. Read more.

FCC authorizes $50 discounts for low-income households’ internet bills

The Verge

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge. The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to adopt a program that provides emergency discounts of up to $50 per month toward broadband internet service for low-income households.

The RetroBeat — How World of Warcraft Classic will reignite the Burning Crusade

Venture Beast

During BlizzCon Online, I got to talk with executive producer John Hight and lead engineer Brian Birmingham. Read More.

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.

Bias, disrespect, and demotions: Black employees say Amazon has a race problem

Vox

Amazon’s downtown Seattle campus. Meron Menghistab for Vox. Interviews with diversity managers and internal data obtained by Recode indicate that Black Amazon employees are promoted less frequently and are rated more harshly than non-Black peers.

After struggling to adopt a child, this founder launched a matchmaking platform for other families

GeekWire

Erin Quick and her adopted son and daughter. Photo courtesy of Quick). After trying for four years to have their own baby — including spending $70,000 on fertility treatments and suffering three miscarriages — Erin Quick and her husband turned to adoption. “It

Apple's indoor maps format is now a standard; here's why that matters

Computerworld Vertical IT

Apple Maps is essential to future innovation, from autonomous vehicles to AR experiences, so it's noteworthy that Apple’s own Indoor Mapping Data Format (IMDF) has been adopted as a community standard for indoor positioning services. What is IMDF?

Bias, disrespect, and demotions: Black employees say Amazon has a race problem

Vox

Amazon’s downtown Seattle campus. Meron Menghistab for Vox. Interviews with diversity managers and internal data obtained by Recode find that Black Amazon employees are promoted less frequently and are rated more harshly than non-Black peers.

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.