Wed.Aug 12, 2020

Shifting Cloud Adoption in the Enterprise

Information Week

Portability of applications, seamless data integration, and business alliances between vendors means enterprises need to prepare for omni-cloud adoptions soon

SCCM Secondary Server Installation Guide | Step by Step | ConfigMgr

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Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Let’s look at the installation of Configuration Manager (a.k.a SCCM) secondary server step by step guide. More details about SCCM secondary server installation in the following sections. You can’t install a secondary server without a primary server. Secondary sites support the maximum number of 15,000 desktops devices. I don’t like secondary servers in ConfigMgr architecture […].

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Your Next Move: Threat Hunter

Association of Information Technology Professional

Threat hunters are IT professionals who proactively find cybersecurity threats and mitigate them before they compromise an organization

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Security in the 'new normal': Passwordless is the way forward

Tech Republic Security

Moving on from passwords to strong authentication and adaptive access policies is key to improving security without hurting productivity, especially given the increase in remote working

Facebook Causes Continue to Show Little Promise as Fundraising Tools

66% of hotels and hospitality enterprises considering SaaS models in COVID-19 response

Tech Republic Cloud

According to a new survey, 38% of IT leaders plan to increase their investment in cloud-based networking

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SANS cybersecurity training firm suffers data breach due to phishing attack

Tech Republic Security

The breach compromised 28,000 records, exposing such data as names, phone numbers, physical addresses, and email addresses

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Microsoft fixes Windows and Internet Explorer zero-day flaws in latest Patch Tuesday

Tech Republic Security

The latest series of Patch Tuesday security updates for Windows 10 includes patches for 17 bugs marked 'Critical' and 97 listed as 'Important

Research shows natural language benchmarks don’t measure AI models’ general knowledge well

Venture Beast

Researchers find evidence that popular benchmark data sets do a poor job of measuring natural language models' general knowledge. Read More. AI Big Data Business Dev ai artificial intelligence benchmarks machine learning natural language processing research study

Abandoned apps like TikTok pose a security risk in a BYOD world

Tech Republic Security

Social media apps put corporate networks at risk and provide raw material for deep fakes

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Varjo raises $54 million to bring VR with ‘human eye’ resolution to more industries

Venture Beast

Varjo, a Finnish startup developing virtual reality and mixed reality tech for the enterprise, has raised $54 million in a series C round of funding. Read More. AR/VR Business Dev Enterprise funding daily Varjo

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.

Freedom Financial CIO Taps Analytics for COVID Tracking

Information Week

As employees trickle back to the office, Freedom Financial is using technology and analytics to help prevent the spread of COVID-19

UC Berkeley’s Niloufar Salehi on restorative justice in social media

Venture Beast

UC Berkeley assistant professor Niloufar Salehi is exploring how to apply restorative justice to social media platforms as part of an NSF grant. Read More. AI Games Media Mobile Social artificial intelligence category-/People & Society Facebook machine learning National Science Foundation Niloufar Salehi NSF restorative justice Social Media Twitter UC Berkeley

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How to calculate the cost of Google Cloud Platform services

Tech Republic Cloud

The Google Cloud Pricing Calculator can give businesses perspective on the overall cost of cloud services and help them make better and more informed decisions

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Locomation completes public road trial of semi-autonomous truck convoy tech

Venture Beast

Locomation, an autonomous truck startup headquartered in Pittsburgh, successfully completed its first on-road program transporting commercial freight. Read More. AI Big Data Business Dev Enterprise Transportation ai Aon artificial intelligence autonomous driving autonomous trucking category-/Business & Industrial/Transportation & Logistics Convoy Locomation pilot self-driving trucks test Wilson Logistics

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.

Are You A Confidant CIO – Or An Overconfident CIO?

The Accidental Successful CIO

The line is easy to cross and hard to recognize Image Credit: Miki Jourdan Follow. So just exactly what does it take to be a successful CIO? I think that we can all agree that one of the key traits that the person in the CIO position needs to have is the self-confidence to deal with issues related to the importance of information technology. If we don’t believe in ourselves, then who will? Self-confidence is how we make decisive decisions and support and challenge the members of our team.

Why it’s time to change the conversation around synthetic media 

Venture Beast

Synthetic media has become synonymous with deepfakes, but it also presents a lot of exciting opportunities. Read More. AI Media category-/Arts & Entertainment synthetic media

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One of the Most Timely Novels of the Year Is About Black Women in the 1880s Hunting Zombies

GizModo VR

The world can be utterly bleak nowadays. A government that seems to actively hate health and science, an economy ruled by a handful of lying billionaires, and continued state-sanctioned violence against Black people have ushered in a modern dystopia. But as I finished Deathless Divide , Justina Ireland’s stellar follow… Read more. zombies justina ireland deathless divide dystopia dread nation dread nation series books harpercollins

California judge rules Uber and Lyft must classify drivers as employees

Venture Beast

A California judge granted the state’s request for a preliminary injunction blocking Uber and Lyft from classifying their drivers as contractors. Read More. Business Mobile Transportation AB5 Assembly Bill 5 California category-/Jobs & Education/Jobs/Job Listings category-/Law & Government/Legal Lyft Uber

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.

Avatar: The Last Airbender’s Creators Just Left the Live-Action Netflix Adaptation

GizModo VR

Leaves from the vine. Avatar: The Last Airbender co-creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko have announced they will no longer be involved in the live-action adaptation due to a lack of support from Netflix. The series could still happen, but both creators said it would not represent the show they wanted… Read more. avatar the last airbender netflix the legend of korra michael dante dimartino bryan konietzko streaming

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Gong raises $200 million to surface sales insights with AI

Venture Beast

Gong.io, a startup applying AI to sales call analysis, has raised $200 million in venture capital at a $2.2 billion valuation. Read More. AI Big Data Business Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur Mobile ai artificial intelligence category-/Business & Industrial category-/Computers & Electronics/Enterprise Technology funding daily machine learning

Foxconn says China can no longer be "the world's factory"

TechSpot

Foxconn's latest earnings report is out, and it looks like Apple's biggest supplier rose above analyst expectations at a time when many other companies have seen their business dwindle because of the pandemic

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SNK’s Neo Geo MVSX brings the classic arcade machine to your home

Venture Beast

Gstone Group and SNK have announced the SNK Neo Geo MVSX home arcade system, a replica of the iconic SNK Neo GEO MVS arcade machine. Read More. Games arcade gaming category-/Games/Arcade & Coin-Op Games category-/Games/Computer & Video Games/Fighting Games Neo Geo MVSX Home Arcade retro gaming

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!

Cardi B joins OnlyFans

The Verge

Cardi B has a new OnlyFans for people interested in a more intimate look at her life. In a video posted to her Instagram, Cardi says she’ll be putting behind-the-scenes content for her recently released video with Megan Thee Stallion, “WAP,” on the site, including rehearsals and lead-up to the shoot itself. Her page , which reads “WELCOME TO MY WORLD,” is accessible for $4.99. “I I wanna know what my fans would like to see there,” she says in the video.

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Researchers claim bias in AI named entity recognition models

Venture Beast

Researchers show evidence of demographic bias in named entity recognition models. They're more likely to accurately recognize white names, on average. Read More. AI Big Data Business Dev ai artificial intelligence bias category-/People & Society demographic ethnicity gender machine learning named entity recognition race research study

REI looks to sell brand new Seattle-area HQ as pandemic forces retailer to rethink remote work

GeekWire

A rendering of REI’s new headquarters complex in Bellevue, Wash. Image via Wright Runstad & Company / Spring District). REI was set to move more than 1,000 employees into a brand new headquarters complex built on an 8-acre site surrounded by parks and wilderness just east of Seattle in Bellevue, Wash., this summer. And then the pandemic hit.

Dropbox launches password manager, computer backup, and secure ‘vaults’ out of beta

Venture Beast

Dropbox is launching a handful of new consumers features today after a couple of months in beta, in addition to some tools aimed at the business realm. Read More. Business Cloud Enterprise Mobile category-/Internet & Telecom/Web Services category-/Online Communities/File Sharing & Hosting Dropbox Dropbox Passwords Dropbox Vault

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.

Famed SETI Observatory Wrecked After Cable Breaks

GizModo VR

The Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico is currently out of commission after a thick support cable fell onto the dish, creating a large gash. It’s yet another setback for the beloved science facility, which hasn’t fully recovered from the devastation of Hurricane Maria. Read more. arecibo observatory arecibo astronomy science seti puerto rico

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Shroud’s comeback stream shows the power of Twitch’s biggest names

The Verge

Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek’s first stream back on Twitch after his departure for Mixer was, by any measure, a massive success. He came back with more than 500,000 concurrents, a tide of subscriptions, and a new goatee. Grzesiek’s stream was the most popular on Twitch for the time he was live — a full nine times bigger than top-five streamer Nick “Nickmercs” Kolcheff’s channel, which had around 55,000 live viewers. God it feels good, man!

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Sweet-Smelling Locust Pheromone Could Be Key to Stopping Their Swarms

GizModo VR

Scientists have identified the pheromone responsible for turning individual locusts into the swarming variety. They also found a way to “turn off” locusts’ ability to respond to this pheromone, in a breakthrough that could lead to new control strategies for preventing the spread of these voracious and extremely… Read more. locusts locust swarms biology genetics pheromones genetic engineering science

Microsoft removes driver updates via Windows 10 Device Manager

TechSpot

Users running the latest version of Windows 10 May Update will no longer be able to use the Device Manager to check online for driver updates. The change, spotted by WindowsLatest, seemingly went live as part of Microsoft's recently released cumulative update preview for Windows 10 version 2004

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.