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Worldwide ‘whole cloud’ revenues to reach $554B in 2021: IDC

Video: Four reasons for moving to cloud computing Cloud computing: Four reasons why companies are choosing public over private or hybrid clouds Tech chiefs are making a big bet on the public cloud: here’s why. Read More Research firm IDC has released its first forecast of the whole cloud. Overall, IDC expects worldwide whole cloud revenues to reach $554 billion… Read more →

Searching for the perimeter in cloud security: From microservices to chaos

“If we could know exactly the laws of nature and the situation of the universe at the initial instant, we should be able to predict exactly the situation of this same universe at a subsequent instant. . . But this is not always the case; it may happen that slight differences in the initial conditions produce very great differences in… Read more →

CoreOS Tectonic 1.8 unites container management across clouds

must read What is cloud computing? Everything you need to know from public and private cloud to software as a service An introduction to cloud computing from IaaS and PaaS to hybrid, public and private cloud. Read More Video: Four reasons for moving to cloud computing Kubernetes is now — no question about it — the dominant cloud orchestration program…. Read more →

Qualcomm introduces Snapdragon 845 with improved photos, AI processing

Jessica Dolcourt/CNET Qualcomm on Wednesday announced the Snapdragon 845, its next-generation mobile processor headed to 2018 high-end flagship smartphones. New features including 4K HDR video capture, better battery life, and improved AI processing were revealed by Qualcomm at its second annual tech summit in Hawaii. Qualcomm revealed the Snapdragon 845 is made up of the Snapdragon X20 LTE modem, Wi-Fi,… Read more →

Windows 10 tip: How to capture a screenshot

It helps to replace the generic Screenshot (x) name with something more descriptive. Click to enlarge There are all sorts of good reasons to capture all or part of what’s on your PC’s screen. Perhaps you want to share something interesting on social media or save evidence of something objectionable. Maybe you want to save an online form before you… Read more →

Chromebooks in 2018: Ready for take-off?

Chromebooks running Google’s Chrome OS have made inroads into the education market in particular — thanks to their affordability and browser-based simplicity, and initiatives like Google for Education. However, Chromebooks remain a relatively rare sight in businesses. Will 2017 prove to be a watershed year for Chrome OS? A number of recent platform developments suggest it may be, but Microsoft… Read more →

Industrial firms fail to adopt basic security measures against hackers

Video: What’s next for ransomware? Despite constant data breaches, compromises, and the expensive damage control which follows, the majority of industrial enterprises are failing to protect their businesses according to a new survey. On Wednesday, US conglomerate Honeywell released new research into the state of security in the industrial sector. Titled, “Putting Industrial Cyber Security at the Top of the… Read more →

TeamViewer issues emergency fix for desktop access vulnerability

TeamViewer has issued an emergency patch to fix a bug which could allow attackers to gain control of other PCs when in desktop sessions. The vulnerability first came to light on on Monday, when Reddit user xpl0yt told other Redditors to “be careful” after discovering the security flaw. The user linked to a proof-of-concept (PoC) example of an injectable C++… Read more →

The perfect gifts for data hogs

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Quant Trojan upgrade targets Bitcoin, cryptocurrency wallets

Forcepoint Researchers have noticed that the Quant Trojan has been given a significant update designed to target cryptocurrency wallets and the Bitcoin they hold. It isn’t that surprising that cyberattackers have taken note of the recent surge in value when it comes to Bitcoin. While other virtual currencies including Ethereum are increasing gradually in value, Bitcoin has exploded, reaching $12,600… Read more →

Workers don’t fear automation (because they don’t understand it)

A new survey suggests workers may not be as concerned about automation as they should be. The ZDNet crowd will be hip to the perils and opportunities of automation — a blanket term for everything from robots that go beep-boop-bop to process automation and the growing AI toolkit available to enterprise customers. If the comments section is any indicator, readers… Read more →

Comcast launches xFi Advanced Gateway, aims for speedy Wi-Fi, IoT integration

Comcast has rolled out its xFi Advanced Gateway in a move that highlights how the cable, technology and media company is using hardware design to bolster its customer experience. As previously reported, Comcast has been developing its own hardware, integrating agile software development and looking to be a smart home and security platform. The xFi Advanced Gateway is designed to… Read more →