Tue.Jun 02, 2020

The biggest hacks, data breaches of 2020 (so far)


In January, Microsoft disclosed a data breach occurring through one of the tech giant’s internal customer support databases. Microsoft said anonymized user analytics, contained in roughly 250 million entries, were exposed. […].

Culture Is (Still) Not About Ping-Pong Tables And Free Meals

Forrester IT

It’s been more than two months since corporate America’s unexpected leap into the deep end of the remote work pool. Behind the backdrops of our endless video calls, we’ve been juggling unexpected incursions from children, pets, and other household activities.

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How are Big Data and IoT Interrelated?


There has been rapid growth in the Internet of Things (IoT) and big data technologies amongst organizations and individuals. According to Forbes, it’s predicted that the amount of data generated […].

Artificial Intelligence Is Dumb Without The Elasticity Quotient

Forrester IT

How much has your business really changed since implementing AI? I’m not asking about lift for discrete metrics such as customer loyalty, campaign revenue, or even process optimization. Was the DNA of your enterprise altered by tweaking the edges?

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.

Enterprises Facing Up to The Challenge: Security for the Internet of Things


Read Gordon Feller take a look at the security aspects of the Internet of Things on Technology Networks : Just a few years ago, Samsung’s first push into providing smart […].

Your Metrics Are Going Haywire. Now What?

Information Week

You can't wait for the world to go back to "normal" or expect your old metrics to work in the future. Listen intently, experiment relentlessly, and spread your bets


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Enable Windows 10 servicing using SCCM | ConfigMgr | WSUS


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Let’s learn how to enable Windows 10 servicing using SCCM (a.k.a Configuration Manager).

Blockchain: When Accurate Tracking, Tracing and Recording Matter


Perhaps the best part about covering technology is the opportunity to learn about innovations as they occur. Some (most actually) never get the opportunity to shine whether its lack of […].


Why Vodafone Greece Devs Migrated to Red Hat's Quarkus

Information Week

Changing gears to another framework helped reduce boot times and resource usage, especially during traffic spikes

Is Apple Planning To Enter Cloud Computing Space?


Apple plans to focus on streamlining and expanding its software and cloud-based services such as iCloud, Apple Music, News Plus, etc. along with the production of iPhones, iPads, and Macbooks. […].

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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!

Some essential reading and research on race and technology

Venture Beast

These resources are a starting point for the education that all responsible citizens should acquire about the intersection of race and technology. Read More.

COVID-19 emergence leads to 37% jump in mobile phishing attacks in 2020

Tech Republic Security

A Lookout study found that organizations could lose millions through the growing number of unmitigated mobile phishing attacks

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Locus Robotics raises $40 million to take its warehouse robots global

Venture Beast

Locus Robotics, a developer and provider of autonomous mobile warehouse robots, has raised $40 million in venture capital. Read More.

Cybercriminals garnered $1.4B from cryptocurrency crimes in spring 2020

Tech Republic Security

This year could see the second-highest value in cryptocurrency crimes recorded, with coronavirus-themed attacks contributing to growth, CipherTrace found


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.

BBC launches Beeb voice assistant in partnership with Microsoft

Venture Beast

The BBC has launched an early beta version of its previously announced Beeb voice assistant in partnership with Microsoft. Read More.

Training Remote Employees ? Best Practices in Training Work from Home Employees


Organizations have been disrupted by the uncertainties brought about by COVID-19, forcing employees to work from home. Training remote employees has to be a well-thought-out strategy during this time of transition to ensure business continuity and productivity.

Osso VR taps movie and game vets for cinema-quality surgical training

Venture Beast

A medical training company is relying on talent behind memorable Marvel film sequences and VR experiences to bring realistic detail to surgical simulations. Read More.

How to protect your organization against Business Email Compromise attacks

Tech Republic Security

BEC scams accounted for half of all cybercrime losses in the US in 2019, according to Check Point Research

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.

Vara raises $7 million for AI tool that spots early signs of breast cancer

Venture Beast

Vara, a startup developing AI tools that detect early signs of breast cancer, has raised $7 million in venture capital financing. Read More.

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Employee Spend During the Pandemic: What Can Organizations Learn?


It’s essential for organizations to be aware of shifts in employee spend that invite different risks.

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Firefox 77 arrives with faster JavaScript debugging and optional extension permissions

Venture Beast

Mozilla has launched Firefox 77 with faster JavaScript debugging, optional permissions for extensions, and Pocket recommendations in the U.K. Read More. Business Dev Enterprise Media Mobile Security category-/Computers & Electronics/Software/Internet Software Firefox Mozilla Mozilla Firefox

Seattle-area teen who built website to track coronavirus launches new effort on U.S. protests


Avi Schiffmann is a junior at Mercer Island High School near Seattle. LinkedIn Photo). Avi Schiffmann, the Mercer Island, Wash.,

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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?

Seek patents creation of cross-platform AR assets from ?any? 3D models

Venture Beast

A leading AR tool developer has won a potentially key patent on creating multi-platform, multi-OS AR assets from any of over 30 existing 3D model formats. Read More.

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There Is No Climate Justice Without Defunding the Police


The U.S. has erupted in protests over the brutal killing of George Floyd by police. The protests have largely been peaceful. The police response has not. Read more. police justice george floyd protests


AppsFlyer measures in-app advertising for Facebook gaming campaigns

Venture Beast

AppsFlyer can measure in-app advertising campaigns, tracing the growth of revenue associated with a group of users to ads that drew them. Read More.

Your Phone Is a Goldmine of Hidden Data for Cops. Here's How to Fight Back


For the thousands of people protesting and reporting on George Floyd’s death at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department—or even for bystanders caught up in the demonstrations—arrests, injuries, and even death are becoming commonplace in this moment.

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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.

Sunglasses-sized Tobii Pro Glasses 3 will make eye tracking comfortable

Venture Beast

A leading maker of eye-tracking hardware has created an enterprise-ready wearable that's as easy to wear as a pair of regular sunglasses. Read More.

Zoom revenue spikes to $328M in Q1; CEO thanks Amazon Web Services for help meeting demand


(Zoom Image). Zoom blew past expectations for its first quarter earnings as the video conferencing company added millions of new users amid the global pandemic. Revenue came in at $328 million, up 169% year-over-year, with earnings per share at $0.20.

HP unveils Omen laptops and accessories for isolated gamers in the new normal

Venture Beast

HP is unveiling new Omen and Pavilion laptops and accessories for gamers in self-isolation, which shows no signs of ending. Read More. Business Games PC Gaming category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware category-/Games DeanBeat News HP HP Omen Judy Johnson omen

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Amazon will offer temporary backup childcare to 650K U.S. employees through October


Amazon’s Seattle headquarters. GeekWire Photo). Amazon will join other tech giants by offering a backup childcare benefit to employees, but only temporarily. The Seattle-based company announced Tuesday that it will offer 650,000 full and part-time permanent U.S.-based

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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.