Fri.May 29, 2020

IoT Analytics Create New Edge Computing Value Props for Content Delivery Networks (CDNs)

Forrester IT

Modern CDNs are unlocking new opportunities to pair endpoint deployed applications with end-point device content analysis.

Advantage ROI: Optimize AI Programs for Short-Term Gains

Information Week

With many budgets constrained, now is the time to focus on artificial intelligence projects that will deliver the most payback over the next six months

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Zero trust security: A cheat sheet

Tech Republic Security

Zero trust means rethinking the safety of every bit of tech on a network. Learn five steps to building a zero trust environment

19 cloud computing certifications to boost your salary

Tech Republic Cloud

Find out what AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure have to offer and which bootcamps and online classes will help you prepare for the exams

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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.

Seagate adopts 5 critical strategies to reopen as pandemic restrictions are easing

Tech Republic Data Center

Steps taken by one company with 40,000 employees worldwide can offer insights for other enterprises trying to get their operations back up to speed following shutdowns

Social engineering: A cheat sheet for business professionals

Tech Republic Security

People, like computers, can be hacked using a process called social engineering, and there's a good chance a cybersecurity attack on your organization could start with this technique

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OpenAI debuts gigantic GPT-3 language model with 175 billion parameters

Venture Beast

OpenAI's GPT-3 language model can generate convincing news articles and achieve state-of-the-art results on a range of NLP tasks with few-shot learning. Read More.

With employees working from home, don't neglect the security of hard-copy files

Tech Republic Security

In the digital age, paper files--even those containing sensitive information--are not usually considered as high a security risk. Experts say that's a mistake

PlayStation 5 event confirmed: What to expect from the June 4 showcase

Venture Beast

The PlayStation 5 event is coming next week on June 4. Sony plans to showcase next-gen games, but what else will it reveal? Read More.

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Security at the network edge: Inside software-defined networking and Kubernetes

Tech Republic Data Center

Security concerns remain prominent across all network environments, with some unique to the network edge, SDN, and other services. Get some tips from industry insiders

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!

OpenAI and Uber create Virtual Petri Dish to find the best AI model for a task

Venture Beast

Researchers at OpenAI and Uber propose Synthetic Petri Dish, a highly efficient technique for finding optimal AI architectures. Read More. AI Big Data Dev ai artificial intelligence category-/Science/Computer Science machine learning neural architecture search OpenAI Synthetic Petri Dish Uber

Phishing attack spoofs World Health Organization to steal email credentials

Tech Republic Security

The malicious campaign is aimed at people in general in an effort to grab their email addresses and passwords, says Abnormal Security

New AI technique speeds up language models on edge devices

Venture Beast

In a research paper, scientists propose a technique -- Hardware-Aware Transformers (HAT) -- that finds Transformer-based models optimized for edge devices. Read More.

Large-scale Summer Promotion! Windows 10 Pro Only $14

TechnoBezz

If your PC is still using the older version Windows 7/8, it’s the right time for you to upgrade the software to Windows 10. The latest software version comes with new features and great design besides security improvements. However, to upgrade the software, you need a key and it is costly.

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.

AI Weekly: Autonomous vehicle companies pivot to charitable deliveries during the pandemic

Venture Beast

During the pandemic, autonomous vehicles companies like Beep, Gatik, and Optimus Ride are helping to deliver goods to those in need. Read More.

Customs and Border Protection Flew a Predator Surveillance Drone Over Minneapolis Protests Today

Gizmodo

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has flown a Predator drone above ongoing protests against police brutality in Minneapolis, according to flight logs. Read more. mass surveillance protests law enforcement cbp customs and border protection surveillance drones privacy security technology minneapoli

ProBeat: Throw out all your pre-coronavirus surveys and start again

Venture Beast

The coronavirus pandemic means your technology survey from earlier this year is useless. Your business needs to run the survey again. Read More. Business Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur Marketing Media category-/News coronavirus Covid-19 ProBeat Survey

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Sony announces PS5 event for June 4th

The Verge

Sony is officially confirming its next PlayStation 5 event will be held on Thursday, June 4th. The event will begin at 4PM ET / 1PM PT, and Sony is promising “a look at the future of gaming on PlayStation 5.”

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.

The DeanBeat: Gamers count down the days to The Last of Us Part II

Venture Beast

The countdown to the launch of Sony's The Last of Us Part II has gamers spellbound. I'm playing the game, and I'm anxious about how it turns out. Read More.

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A Brief History of Medical Face Masks

Gizmodo

If you happened to find yourself in 17th-century Naples, you were in for a rough time. The Plague of 1656 was in full swing and would claim an estimated 300,000 lives in Naples alone.

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Uber now lets U.S. riders book trips for $50 an hour

Venture Beast

Uber is introducing a new service that allows riders in the U.S. to book trips for $50 per hour up to a maximum of seven hours. Read More. Business Entrepreneur Mobile Transportation category-/Travel Uber Uber Hourly

CNN Reporter Arrested on Live TV While Offering to Comply With Police

Gizmodo

CNN reporter Omar Jimenez and his camera crew were arrested Friday morning by Minnesota state police live on television in the aftermath of a protest over the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of local police. Read more. police state minnesota george floyd minneapolis

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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?

Charge and disinfect your smartphone with this Qi charger for just $50

Venture Beast

SPONSORED DEALS: As reopening measures are enacted around the world, it may still be some time before we all start feeling safe from germs and viruses in the environment around us. From grocery store carts to gas pumps, we are constantly in contact with pathogens that could make us sick and harm us.

COVID-19 national response portal puts essential data within reach

Tech Republic Cloud

Powered by Google Cloud, the new portal combines information from public and private sectors as well as hospitals to provide a single place for critical health data and analytics

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Amazon discontinues the Echo Look and migrates AI style recommendations to other apps and devices

Venture Beast

Amazon has discontinued the Alexa-powered Echo Look as it migrates the connected camera's key features to other apps and devices. Read More.

Shut out of bars by the pandemic, Seattle trivia startup Sporcle finds success with games on Zoom

GeekWire

A Zoom screen grab of Sporcle Virtual Trivia participants. Sporcle Image). Here’s a trivia question for you: In what year did Seattle startup Sporcle , a trivia games company, figure out that it could survive and thrive by taking a large chunk of its business online?

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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.

Automating and Working from Home

Flexagon

Still Working from Home We are all impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic that has caused many businesses to move its employees to a working-at-home format. Even when this subsides and stay-at-home orders are lifted, many employees will remain remote.

Another Starship super-rocket prototype blows up on SpaceX?s test pad in Texas

GeekWire

Starship SN4, the latest in a series of prototypes for SpaceX’s super-rocket, exploded in a huge fireball today just after a static-fire test at the company’s South Texas facility.

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Automating and Working from Home

Flexagon

Still Working from Home We are all impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic that has caused many businesses to move its employees to a working-at-home format. Even when this subsides and stay-at-home orders are lifted, many employees will remain remote.

Washington state loosens restrictions for phased opening as shutdown order approaches expiration

GeekWire

(Photo via Gov. Jay Inslee / Medium). Counties across Washington state will enter a phased re-opening program Monday as Gov. Jay Inslee’s “stay-home” order expires.

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.