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Trump’s cybersecurity executive order met with mixed reviews

Trump signs an executive order earlier this year. (Image: file photo) NEW YORK — President Trump has signed a long-delayed executive order, which sets up a number of cybersecurity reviews across the federal government, but does not make any immediate sweeping changes to US policy. The order instructs agency and department heads to use cybersecurity best practices from the private… Read more →

Best MacBook and Mac accessories

Hardware 20 mechanical keyboards worth splurging on Source Article from MacBook and Mac accessories blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNet×144.png

Cisco buys AI startup MindMeld

Cisco announced Thursday that it plans to acquire MindMeld, a San Francisco-based startup that’s built a conversational AI platform for enterprises, for $125 million. cloud tv Cloud migration: Dipping in a toe before diving all in The Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine rebuilt its data warehouse on the Google Cloud Platform, taking advantage of pay-as-you-go pricing to make sure it… Read more →

New Files On-Demand feature brings OneDrive placeholders back to Windows 10

Microsoft showed off the forthcoming return of OneDrive placeholders to Windows 10 at its Ignite conference earlier this year. The most eagerly awaited new feature in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update isn’t new at all. OneDrive Files On-Demand, which Microsoft showed off during the Day 2 keynote address for its Build 2017 developers conference today, marks the return of… Read more →

Secure messaging: Signal’s the best, and then there’s the rest

Security Cybersecurity reads for every hacker’s bookshelf Source Article from messaging: Signal’s the best, and then there’s the rest blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNet×144.png

What manufacturers don’t want you to know: The truth about 3D printer maximum print areas

One of the most fundamental decisions you can make when choosing a 3D printer is the size of the build area. While printer prices vary for many different reasons, it’s pretty much a constant that the larger the build area, the more expensive the printer. DIY-IT Project: 3D printing discovery series Whether you’re new to 3D printing or an old… Read more →

Teradata doubles down

Teradata has long benefitted and suffered from its status as first mover when it comes to high-end data warehousing. Among the first to implement massively parallel processing, and with a SQL engine that can handle highly complex queries and appliances tailored for those workloads, Teradata has long been the gold standard in data warehousing. In recent years, the company has… Read more →

Please, stop it with the "smartphone is dead" nonsense

Not a week goes by where I don’t come across an article or think piece that proclaims, with total confidence and little in the way of data or evidence, that the smartphone is dead. Sigh. Must read: Better, faster, more reliable Wi-Fi in six easy steps cloud tv Cloud migration: Dipping in a toe before diving all in The Colorado… Read more →

New York becomes latest testbed for self-driving vehicles

Waymo New York is now accepting applications from vendors interested in testing autonomous vehicles in the city’s traffic. On Wednesday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo revealed that NYC is willing to hear from companies that wish to test or demonstrate self-driving cars on public roads, with a particular emphasis on year-long pilot projects. According to the governor, the New York Department… Read more →

Datacentre Interconnect, the new superheroes of networking’s latest ‘caped crusade’

In a previous blog, I discussed the new superheroes of the networking world, SDN and NFV, and what they were already delivering to our customers. Lately, our superheroes have been busy underpinning our new Data Centre Interconnect (DCI) product and preparing themselves for the next phase within Telstra’s Programmable Network. I will talk more in future blogs about Programmable Network,… Read more →

Nvidia reaches out to throw AI at every edge

(Image: Nvidia) At last year’s GTC conference, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang repeatedly said that the company was all in on deep learning, and it was the year that the company unveiled its solution for the datacentre, the DGX-1. Fast forward to 2017, and the company has grown its datacentre revenue from $143 million in Q1 2016 to $409 million in… Read more →