Tue.Aug 11, 2020

What Is The Artificial Intelligence Revolution And Why Does It Matter To Your Business?

CTOvision

Read Bernard Marr explain what is Artificial Intelligence revolution and how it can affect your business on Forbes : As a species, humanity has witnessed three previous industrial revolutions: first […].

3 Ways to Spot Fakes and Counterfeits

CEB IT

Fakes are everywhere. From olive oil to pharmaceuticals, to seafood, sneakers and even digital content, criminals make big money by tricking consumers into buying their counterfeit goods. In fact it’s estimated that over 60% of olive oil is fake, and, in some places, there’s an 87% chance that red snapper is actually a cheaper fish, like perch or tilapia. For some companies the costs of combating mislabeling and fakes outweigh the risks, and others actually benefit from the fake creation.

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Artificial intelligence: Companies employing skilling initiatives and AI get most tech value, finds Microsoft

CTOvision

New research by Microsoft India has revealed that organizations combining the skilling initiatives with artificial intelligence are the ones that have been generating the most value from the technology. The […].

How to Integrate Edge Computing With Your Core Systems

Information Week

There are five key challenges to getting edge computing devices to work with core enterprise IT systems, and several ways to work through those challenges

Facebook Causes Continue to Show Little Promise as Fundraising Tools

AI and machine learning: Powering the next-gen enterprise

CTOvision

Read Eric Knorr’s article about how artificial intelligence and machine learning are powering future companies on CIO : By now most of us understand that, in our current era, artificial […].

Cybersecurity and remote support are top goals for CIOs in 2020

Tech Republic Security

Most IT leaders say their priorities have shifted since the coronavirus pandemic surfaced around the start of the year, says Hitachi ID

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Phishing emails tempting people with fake coronavirus vaccines

Tech Republic Security

As researchers race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, phishing campaigns have landed on a topic ripe for exploitation, says Check Point Research

OpenAI’s latest breakthrough is astonishingly powerful, but still fighting its flaws

CTOvision

The program itself is called GPT-3 and it’s the work of San Francisco-based AI lab OpenAI, an outfit that was founded with the ambitious (some say delusional) goal of steering […].

Google details 50 new Classroom and Meet features for the pandemic school year

Venture Beast

Google is giving educators new Google Classroom and Google Meet features, plus Assignments, a tech toolkit for families, and a Chrome OS update. Read More. Business Cloud Dev Enterprise Media Mobile Security category-/Jobs & Education/Education Chrome OS G Suite Google Google Classroom Google Meet

SCCM Application Deployment Based on System Description | ConfigMgr

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Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Let’s learn how to Deploy Application Based on Active Directory System Description using ConfigMgr (a.k.a SCCM). I have been using the AD system description to create a dynamic collection and deploy applications based on the description. Well, it’s SCCM Application Deployment Based on System Description! You can collect the description of systems from SCCM AD […].

Building Like Amazon

Speaker: Leo Zhadanovsky, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Amazon's journey to its current modern architecture and processes provides insights for all software development leaders. To get there, Amazon focused on decomposing for agility, making critical cultural and operational changes, and creating tools for software delivery. The result was enabling developers to rapidly release and iterate software while maintaining industry-leading standards on security, reliability, and performance. Whether you're developing for a small startup or a large corporation, learning the tools for CI/CD will make your good DevOps team great. We are excited to be joined by Leo Zhadanovsky, a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services.

Google and Qualcomm join $230 million investment in Nokia phone maker HMD Global

Venture Beast

HMD Global, the "home of Nokia phones," has raised $230 million from strategic partners, including Google and chip giant Qualcomm. Read More. Business Cloud Commerce Entrepreneur Mobile category-/Computers & Electronics/Consumer Electronics category-/Internet & Telecom/Mobile & Wireless/Mobile Phones category-/News funding daily Google HMD Global Nokia Qualcomm

Making the Most of Membership By Making an Impact

Association of Information Technology Professional

With every step in her career, Nellie Scott, the 2020 CompTIA Member of the Year, has deepened her connection with CompTIA, not only to gain knowledge and new partners, but also to give back, contributing her time and expertise to the technology community

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Atomwise raises $123 million to accelerate drug discovery with AI

Venture Beast

Atomwise, a company leveraging AI and machine learning to accelerate drug discovery, has raised $123 million in venture capital. Read More. AI Big Data Business Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur ai artificial intelligence category-/Business & Industrial/Pharmaceuticals & Biotech category-/Science drug drug discovery funding daily machine learning

SysAdmin Day 2020 is Over But You Can Still Win | IT Pros | Altaro

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Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Friday, 31 July 2020 was the day to appreciate System Administrator. However, you still have an opportunity to win a contest with your system admin success story. If you don’t know what the IT technical jobs available in the market are, then try to check out the following post “IT Pros Vs. DevOps Vs. Developers.” Your […].

Why Distributed Tracing is Essential for Performance and Reliability

Speaker: Daniel "spoons" Spoonhower, CTO and Co-Founder at Lightstep

Many engineering organizations have now adopted microservices or other loosely coupled architectures, often alongside DevOps practices. Together these have enabled individual service teams to become more independent and, as a result, have boosted developer velocity. However, this increased velocity often comes at the cost of overall application performance or reliability. Worse, teams often don’t understand what’s affecting performance or reliability – or even who to ask to learn more. Distributed tracing was developed at organizations like Google and Twitter to address these problems and has also come a long way in the decade since then. By the end of this presentation, you’ll understand why distributed tracing is necessary and how it can bring performance and reliability back under control.

What Kamala Harris’ record says about major AI policy issues

Venture Beast

Kamala Harris is joining Joe Biden on the Democratic Party's presidential ticket; in the past she's taken positions on issues like algorithmic bias. Read More. AI Big Data Business Commerce Dev Enterprise AI ethics algorithmic bias artificial intelligence Biden-Harris category-/Law & Government/Government category-/News/Politics category-/People & Society/Social Issues & Advocacy facial recognition Kamala Harris machine learning policy predictive policing

Five ways tech is going to change everything about going to school

Tech Republic Cloud

Now more than ever, the pressure is on for the education sector to innovate. TechRepublic looks at five key ed-tech trends expected to emerge in the post-pandemic landscape

Daybreak Games acquires Cold Iron Studios, saving the next Alien game

Venture Beast

Daybreak Games has acquired Cold Iron Studios, which is making a PC and console game set in the Alien universe. Read More. Business Games PC Gaming Alien category-/Arts & Entertainment category-/Games/Computer & Video Games Cold Iron Studios Daybreak DeanBeat News Kabam Scopely

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Workflow Concerns Temper DevOps Adoption in Healthcare

Information Week

A survey by Redgate highlights expectations and reservations the healthcare sector has about diving into DevOps methodology

Nine Developer Enablement Practices to Achieve DevOps at Enterprise Scale

In this eBook, Christian Oestreich, a senior software engineering leader with experience at multiple Fortune 500 companies, shares how a metrics-driven mindset can dramatically improve software quality and enable DevOps at enterprise scale.

How Women Invest will target female founders with $10 million fund

Venture Beast

How Women Invest has raised a $10 million venture capital fund to disrupt the status quo and invest in startups created by female founders. Read More. Business Entrepreneur Erika Cramer Female Founders funding daily How Women Invest Julie Castro Abrams Nicole DeMeo

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How cybersecurity has changed since the coronavirus outbreak began, and what it means for businesses

Tech Republic Security

Moving employees to a work-from-home model means your security infrastructure has to change quickly. Some recent breaches highlight the importance of cybersecurity

IBM, Grillo, and the Linux Foundation partner on early earthquake detection systems

Venture Beast

IBM, the Linux Foundation, and Grillo have launched an initiative -- OpenEEW -- to promote the deployment of early earthquake detection systems. Read More. AI Big Data Business Cloud Dev Mobile ai artificial intelligence Grillo IBM Linux Foundation machine learning Open source software

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How to patch CentOS against BootHole

Tech Republic Data Center

If you have CentOS servers in your data center, you'll want to make sure to patch them against BootHole. Jack Wallen shows you how

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!

AI cybersecurity startup Elisity raises $7.5 million to protect networks from attack with AI

Venture Beast

Cybersecurity startup Elisity emerged from stealth with $7.5 million to further develop its tools that protect networks from AI-driven attacks. Read More. AI Big Data Business Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur Mobile Security ai artificial intelligence category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Security category-/Computers & Electronics/Networking cybersecurity Elisity funding daily machine learning

Linux users are finally getting this popular password manager

Tech Republic Security

After ten years of asking and the longest forum post in the company's history, 1Password is heading to Linux

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Google’s Lookout can now detect paper currency and read document text aloud

Venture Beast

Google's Lookout accessibility app is now available globally, and it comes with improvements, including U.S. paper currency detection. Read More. AI Big Data Business Cloud Dev Mobile accessibility Android category-/News computer vision Google

Microsoft delays Halo Infinite to 2021

The Verge

Microsoft and 343 Industries are making the decision to delay the launch of Halo Infinite to 2021.

The Complete Guide to Distributed Tracing

Distributed tracing is a diagnostic technique that reveals how a set of services coordinate to handle individual user requests. Distributed tracing helps enable loosely coupled work across teams for fast, independent problem-solving.

Simpplr raises $10 million for its AI-powered intranet platform

Venture Beast

Simpplr, a startup developing an AI-powered intranet platform, has raised $10 million in funding to streamline communications. Read More. AI Big Data Business Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur Media Mobile Social ai artificial intelligence category-/Business & Industrial category-/Computers & Electronics/Software funding daily intranet machine learning Simpplr

Microsoft to launch Xbox Series X in November

The Verge

Microsoft is committing to launching its next-generation Xbox Series X console in November. The company had previously only confirmed a vague “holiday 2020” release date for the Xbox Series X, but at least we know the month now. Microsoft isn’t providing a specific date, but I have been hearing recently that the first week of November looks like it’s lining up to be the launch time for the Xbox Series X.

Facebook claims it proactively detected 95% of hate speech removed in Q2 2020

Venture Beast

In its Community Standards Enforcement Report for Q2 2020, Facebook revealed that its AI systems removed a high percentage of hate speech proactively. Read More. AI Big Data Business Cloud Dev Media Social ai artificial intelligence category-/Online Communities Community Standards Enforcement Report Community Standards Enforcement Report (CSER) hate speech machine learning Moderation

Boeing 747s Still Use Floppy Disks to Get Critical Software Updates

GizModo VR

It’s been approximately 12 million years since most of us last used a floppy disk, but apparently, the antiquated tech still plays a critical role in delivering software updates to Boeing’s 747-400 planes. Read more. binders full of floppies boeing floppy disk floppy disks

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.