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“The main rival, Bitcoin, is very primitive compared to Ethereum”, Rob Zel, Bitni’s founder claims

CTOvision

The launch of Bitcoin over a decade ago opened up opportunities for the development and launch of a ton of other cryptocurrencies, Ethereum being the foremost. Often compared to Bitcoin, Ethereum 2.0 is a truly decentralized P2P (peer-to-peer) blockchain-powered cryptocurrency.

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AWS Offers Course on Basics of Machine Learning

Information Week

A new course offered by AWS offers business leaders a foundational understanding of machine learning and its use cases without the need for a deep understanding of Python and coding

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Cambridge Quantum pushes into NLP and quantum computing with new head of AI

Venture Beast

Cambridge Quantum Computing's new hire signals it may be looking at ways quantum computing could be used for natural language processing. Read More. AI Enterprise VB Home Page category-/Science/Computer Science natural language processing quantum computing

How Hundred-Year-Old Enterprises Improve IT Ops using Data and AIOps

Social, Agile and Transformation

What do three multibillion-dollar companies that have been around for over one hundred years have in common? There might be straightforward answers if they were in the same industry, but what if one is in media, another in financial services, and a third a food service distributor?

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.

Sommelier gets $1M R&D grant from The Graph to deliver blockchain market data improvements

CTOvision

Sommelier, a decentralized finance (DeFi) blockchain protocol and Ethereum bridge that acts as a co-processor to the Ethereum world computer, has announced a $1M Research and Development grant from The Graph Foundation.

Time to Modernize Your Data Integration Framework

Information Week

Data is constantly making its way to new platforms, applications, algorithms, and users. The need for an effective data integration framework is at an all-time high. Are you ready

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Nonprofit provides help to hospitals battling ransomware

Tech Republic Security

The Center for Internet Security recently launched a free tool for private U.S. hospitals to block malicious activity

Palo Alto Networks: As Cloud Security Threats Skyrocket, Automation Can Help

CTOvision

Palo Alto Networks’ biannual Unit 42 Cloud Threat Report found that the COVID-19 pandemic, and related shift to remote work, sent cloud security risks through the roof.

10 Things Your Artificial Intelligence Initiative Needs to Succeed

Information Week

In the race to implement AI, some companies may overlook important details that can mean the difference between success and failure

How Playable Worlds is building a cloud-native sandbox MMO

Venture Beast

Playable Worlds is building a cloud-native massively multiplayer online game with venture capital funding. Read More.

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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.

IT teams need to be coaches, not security guards, and shift to "self-service" for Microsoft 365

Tech Republic Security

A new study finds that 84% of IT admins think allowing users to set up groups and set governance rules will save time and money

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Dell is spinning out VMware in a deal expected to generate over $9B for the company

CTOvision

Dell announced this afternoon that it’s spinning out VMware, a move that has been suspected for some time. Dell acquired VMware as part of the massive $58 billion EMC acquisition (announced as $67 billion) in 2015.

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Water-authority network upgrade spots problems faster

Network World

The Albuquerque water authority says recent network upgrades give it greater visibility and control over its remote sites and makes for faster responses to leaks and other problems.

Why Microsoft’s new AI acquisition is a big deal

Venture Beast

Microsoft's acquisition of Nuance signals the tech giant's AI strategy in Azure, self-driving cars, and other products beyond health care AI. Read More.

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.

Sony admits it made ‘wrong decision’ and will keep PS3, Vita stores open

The Verge

Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge. Sony has announced that it’ll be keeping its PS3 and PlayStation Vita digital storefront open “for the foreseeable future.” The PSP’s store will still be shut down on July 2nd, 2021 , as originally planned.

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AWS debuts OpenSearch project following spat over Elastic licence

CTOvision

AWS has unveiled the OpenSearch project – a community-driven open-source fork of Elasticsearch and Kibana – in response to Elastic changing its licensing terms for these at the start of the year over what it regarded as AWS exploiting its open-source code.

Mastercard will pay $850M to acquire identification startup Ekata, which spun out of Whitepages

GeekWire

Rob Eleveld. Whitepages Photo). The news: Financial giant Mastercard announced today that it will acquire Seattle startup Ekata for $850 million.

Zoom boosts its app ecosystem with $100M venture fund

Venture Beast

Zoom has announced a new $100 million venture fund designed to "stimulate growth" of its fledgling ecosystem of third-party app integrations. Read More. Cloud Enterprise Media VB Home Page category-/Business & Industrial Salesforce zoom Zoom Apps

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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.

Microsoft’s xCloud beta arrives on iOS and PC this week

The Verge

Microsoft’s Xbox Cloud Gaming (xCloud) will officially arrive on iOS and PC tomorrow, April 20th. The service will arrive on devices via browsers, allowing Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers to play Xbox games on iPhones, iPads, and PCs.

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In Love, Death, and Robots Season 2, Poop Droids Are the Future

GizModo VR

Netflix’s wild sci-fi animated anthology Love, Death, and Robots returns next month with tales of post-apocalypses, children in haunted houses, and flying techno-whales. But it’s the AI pooper-scooper in this new trailer for the show that has me the most intrigued. Read more.

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How to Troubleshoot ConfigMgr Task Sequence with Debug option | SCCM | Best Method

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Read More. The post How to Troubleshoot ConfigMgr Task Sequence with Debug option | SCCM | Best Method appeared first on HTMD Blog by Debabrata Pati.

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Health care API adoption is slowed by security concerns and skills gap

Venture Beast

Health care lags behind other industries in API adoption, but digital transformation projects and regulatory requirements will spur usage. Read More.

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.

Amy Klobuchar takes aim at 12 vaccine misinformation influencers

Vox

Amy Klobuchar has written to the CEOs of Facebook and Twitter to ask about vaccine misinformation superspreaders. Samuel Corum/Bloomberg via Getty Images. Senators have written to Facebook and Twitter to ask about vaccine misinformation superspreaders.

Microsoft’s new Xbox update speeds up downloads by suspending games

The Verge

Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge. Microsoft is rolling out a new Xbox April dashboard update today that will improve the way games are downloaded. A new feature will now let Xbox owners suspend games to speed up download speeds.

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Details of how the feds broke into iPhones should shake up enterprise IT

Computerworld Vertical IT

Apple has an awkward history with security researchers: it wants to tout that its security is excellent, which means trying to silence those who aim to prove otherwise.

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Rainway partners with Microsoft to power Xbox Game Pass iOS streaming

Venture Beast

Microsoft is using Rainway's browser-streaming tech to enable cloud gaming in a browser on iOS devices and more. Read More. Cloud GamesBeat Mobile Apple category-/Computers & Electronics category-/Games/Computer & Video Games iOS Microsoft Project xCloud Rainway xbox Xbox Game Pass

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.

Facebook plans to go after Clubhouse — and podcasts — with a suite of new audio products

Vox

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies remotely at a congressional hearing in July 2020. Mandel Ngan/Getty Images. Announcements are coming on Monday, but some products won’t show up for a while. Facebook wants you to start talking, and listening, on Facebook.

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Washington state lawmakers vote to phase out gasoline cars by 2030

The Verge

Traffic Jam. Washington state lawmakers have passed a measure that would phase out the sale of gas-powered vehicles starting in 2030. The Clean Cars 2030 initiative passed Thursday as an amendment to a bill that requires state utilities prepare for an electric-vehicle future. The bill now awaits Gov.

Washington state governor expected to sign new bill ending prohibition on municipal broadband

GeekWire

Drew Hansen sponsored Washington’s net neutrality bill in 2017 with support from Gov. Inslee. Now he’s helped get a public broadband law through the legislature. Photo courtesy of HouseDemocrats.WA.Gov.).

The AI arms race has us on the road to Armageddon

Venture Beast

The AI arms race is speeding ahead in militaries around the world. Read More. AI VB Home Page category-/News military AI

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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.