Sun.Feb 28, 2021

Do You Need a Virtual CISO?


With a current total cash compensation ranging from $208K to $337K, hiring a chief information security officer (CISO) may not be in the budget for small or midsize organizations, especially those that aren’t heavily regulated.

Why IT needs to lead the next phase of data science

Venture Beast

In most companies, data science is a “Wild West” of disconnected projects. With IT oversight, these investments becomes scalable, reusable. Read More. AI VB Home Page category-/Business & Industrial category-/Computers & Electronics/Enterprise Technology/Data Management


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Iceberg More Than 20 Times the Size of Manhattan Breaks Off Antarctic Ice Shelf

GizModo VR

An iceberg more than 20 times the size of Manhattan split off from the Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica this week because our planet is totally having a normal one. Read more.

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5 steps to creating a responsible AI Center of Excellence

Venture Beast

Here's how to establish an AI center of excellence in your organization. Any larger company should have one in place. Read More. AI VB Home Page category-/News Cognitive World Think Tank

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Cassandra Data Modeling Guide to Best Practices

Are you a developer, database architect, or database administrator 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.

Verizon support says you should turn off 5G to save your phone’s battery

The Verge

Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images.

Axonius raises $100 million to protect IoT devices from cyberattack

Venture Beast

Axonius, a cybersecurity startup focused on the IoT sector, has raised $100 million at a $1 billion valuation. Read More.

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Verizon Tells Consumers to Turn Off 5G to Preserve Battery Life Then Instantly Regrets It

GizModo VR

In an effort to be helpful, Verizon accidentally stuck its foot in its mouth on Sunday, and then furiously backtracked. Read more. 5g mobile phones huawei samsung technology internet telecommunications verizon communications mobile telecommunications verizon wireless t mobile us lte technology

Ads are back in: Monetizing beyond subscriptions and transactions in gaming

Venture Beast

With consumer spending on gaming up significantly, now is the time for companies to use ads to get people to play and spend more. Read More.

Rumor Has It an iPhone 13 With 1 TB Storage Is Coming

GizModo VR

If you’re the type of person that still needs more storage, Apple might have answered your prayers. Read more. iphone mobile phones asus iphone se jon prosser technology internet apple inc smartphones iphone 6 ios wedbush samsung

Cybersecurity firm says social media bots hyped GameStop during trading frenzy

The Verge

Photo by Sean Hollister / The Verge. A cybersecurity firm found that bots were promoting GameStop stock on social media before and after the stock’s frenzied rise last month, Reuters reported.

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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.

The Walking Dead Returns and It's an Awkward Reunion for Everybody

GizModo VR

In 2020, The Walking Dead had two pandemics to deal with. The first, of course, was the zombie virus , which has proven to be such a pesky problem for the survivors—and ex-survivors—of the show over the past decade.

Lime says it will spend $50 million on a huge e-bike expansion

The Verge

Lime is getting back to its roots. The scooter company formerly known as LimeBike says it will invest $50 million to grow its shared electric bicycle network, including adding a new model of bike and doubling the number of cities in which it operates.

The Terminator Universe Is Back in a New Netflix Anime Series

GizModo VR

He’s back and he’s two-dimensional. The Terminator universe is expanding into an anime series for Netflix, the first animated TV adaptation of the franchise. Read more. terminator netflix films creative works terminator genisys english language films skydance media mattson tomlin john derderian

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Samsung’s shiny red Galaxy Chromebook 2 is now available at Best Buy

The Verge

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 | Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge. Samsung’s latest Chrome OS laptop, the Galaxy Chromebook 2, is now available for purchase at Best Buy.


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.

Honor Expected to Launch its First Foldable Phone; Weibo Leaker Reveals Honor’s Plans For 2021


Unlike most other companies which are involved in the business of manufacturing smartphones and other accessories, Honor has refrained from sharing much about their plans for 2021.

Intel's unreleased i7-11700K is being sold and shipped in Germany


Intel’s eleventh-generation desktop processors, codenamed Rocket Lake, were announced in general terms at CES 2021, but only the flagship i9-11900K was formally named

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OPPO F19 Pro+ 5G Might Feature Dimensity 1200 and 90Hz Display Rate


Recently, a major leak revealed that the F9 series by Oppo would comprise of a smartphone called OPPO F19 Pro and OPPO F19 Pro+ 5G. A vanilla model called OPPO F19 could also be a part of the line-up.

Ancestry company uses deepfakes to bring old photos of your great grandma to life

Mashable VR

While some companies are fighting nefarious uses of deepfakes , others are embracing the technology for more playful reasons. With our new Deep Nostalgia™, you can see how a person from an old photo could have moved and looked if they were captured on video!

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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.

CarPlay not working – How to fix it


CarPlay allows you to use your iPhone in your car in a safer and smarter way and stay completely focused while on the road.

Verizon admitted 5G might be a big battery drain without admitting it

Mashable VR

This probably wouldn't merit any discussion if Verizon hadn't been so unnecessarily shady. It's tough when your phone battery drains fast, but most people recognize that new features and tech can have that effect.

Facebook Evaluating the Legal Framework Surrounding Facial Recognition in Smart Glasses


For a while, Facebook has been planning to integrate facial recognition technology in a pair of smart glasses that it is presently working on producing.

Weekend Update torches the hateful idiocy of Marjorie Taylor Greene on 'SNL'

Mashable VR

Saturday Night Live is here to remind us all that Marjorie Taylor Greene exists. She's an actual elected official who ostensibly represents the interests of her Georgia district in the U.S.


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.

How to watch the 2021 Golden Globes online

The Verge

Photo by VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images. Awards season in Hollywood begins Sunday, February 28th, with the 78th Golden Globe Awards, hosted by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

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Tina Fey and Amy Poehler kick off the very topical 2021 Golden Globes

Mashable VR

Leave it to Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to make a pandemic-era awards show actually feel relevant.

Federal and State Regulators Probe Robinhood Over Meme Stock Trading Restrictions

GizModo VR

regulators are investigating Robinhood after it temporarily blocked users from purchasing so-called meme stocks on its stock trading app amid the Reddit-fueled short squeeze earlier this year. Read more.

Perfect 'SNL' music video celebrates all the trash we've been streaming for the past year

Mashable VR

What have you been watching during the pandemic? Other than reruns of The Office , of course. This pitch-perfect Saturday Night Live music video taps into our endless fascination with different flavors true crime while we've all been locked up with nothing to do during a pandemic.

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.

Amazon takes 3 Golden Globes, including big ‘Borat’ win, as annual event goes mostly virtual


(Amazon Image via Twitter). Amazon captured another three Golden Globe awards Sunday night as the annual celebration of film and television took on the look of a long-running Zoom meeting from the homes of some of Hollywood’s biggest stars.

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Vizio vs. TCL: TVs for every budget

Mashable VR

Vizio and TCL sell budget-friendly TVs that don't compromise on quality — perfect for gaming , virtual workouts, and binge-watching Cobra Kai. Reviewers love them because they’re not as expensive as TVs from other top brands, but have many of the same features.

800 Free Data Sets

Database Star

Do you want to practice your SQL, database, or data analysis skills? If so, you’ll need some data, or a data set, to work on. On this page, you can find a list of several hundred data sets you can use. Description The table below contains about 800 free data sets on a range of […

Minneapolis will pay influencers to post during the George Floyd murder trials

Mashable VR

Minneapolis, Minn. approved a unique program on Friday. The city will pay social media influencers to spread “approved messages” during the trials of the police officers charged with killing George Floyd.

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.