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Deloitte buys cloud management startup ATADATA

Deloitte subsidiary Deloitte Digital announced this week that it acquired Atlanta-based ATADATA, makers of a cloud platform that maps, migrates and manages workloads in both on-premise and cloud environments. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. techrepublic Top 5 ways to keep your data safe while traveling Airport Wi-Fi, public USB charging stations, and border agents just doing their jobs… Read more →

Cisco updates HyperFlex with container support, more multicloud services

Cisco on Thursday said it has added more multicloud services and support for container technologies to its HyperFlex converged system. techrepublic Top 5 ways to keep your data safe while traveling Airport Wi-Fi, public USB charging stations, and border agents just doing their jobs can all pose a threat to your cybersecurity. Here are five tips to reduce the threats…. Read more →

Senator calls out FBI director’s ‘ill-informed’ encryption backdoor views

(Image: file photo) In July, Trump’s nominee for FBI director, Christopher Wray, told senators in response to questioning at his confirmation hearing that he had an open mind about encryption, and had yet to form an opinion on backdoors. Senators wanted to know these details, given only a year earlier the former FBI director James Comey went to war with… Read more →

IBM, Mendix announce cloud sales partnership

File Photo IBM and Mendix have announced a global reseller agreement to increase the reach of cloud technologies in the low-code platform market. techrepublic Top 5 ways to keep your data safe while traveling Airport Wi-Fi, public USB charging stations, and border agents just doing their jobs can all pose a threat to your cybersecurity. Here are five tips to… Read more →

Paranoia will destroy you: Why Chinese tech isn’t spying on us

(Image: ZDNet) At CES 2018 in Las Vegas, the US President of Huawei’s consumer business, Richard Yu, went off-script in his presentation to lament that the Chinese smartphone giant has been unable to consummate a deal to sell its smartphones at any large US-based cell carrier. Read this Huawei in cybersecurity pledge: ‘We’re not Chinese spies’ Chinese telecoms maker Huawei… Read more →

Paranoia will destroy you: Why Chinese tech isn’t spying on us

(Image: ZDNet) At CES 2018 in Las Vegas, the US President of Huawei’s consumer business, Richard Yu, went off-script in his presentation to lament that the Chinese smartphone giant has been unable to consummate a deal to sell its smartphones at any large US-based cell carrier. Read this Huawei in cybersecurity pledge: ‘We’re not Chinese spies’ Chinese telecoms maker Huawei… Read more →

3D printing with light: Scientists create 3D holograms

Scientists have taken the idea of three-dimensional holograms from science fiction and have made them a reality through 3D printing techniques. Google’s latest free gift? Millions of captioned images to help train AI systems Google has published two huge datasets that it hopes will accelerate advances in computer vision and video understanding. Read More The clean, solid, interactive holograms portrayed… Read more →

Apple can win electronic medical record game with Health Records in iOS 11.3: Here’s 7 reasons why

Apple’s next update of operating system for iPhones and iPads will include a feature called “Health Records” that may ultimately be best positioned to aggregate electronic medical records for individuals. Credit: Apple The move to electronic medical records and the patient portals that go with them has been underway for years. There are multiple players in the space and tech… Read more →

Reddit enables two-factor authentication

File Photo Reddit has introduced 2FA security to help its users protect their online accounts. On Wednesday, the web content aggregation platform acknowledged that two-factor authentication (2FA) is a feature that users have requested for a long time. Reddit is now able to deliver. 2FA facilitates additional layers of security for online accounts, usually by connecting accounts to a mobile… Read more →

Snowflake raises $263.5 million for cloud data warehouse conquest

Snowflake is raising $263.5 million in Series E venture funding from ICONIQ Capital and Altimeter Capital and newcomer Sequoia Capital in a move that gives the cloud data warehouse provider the funding to expand as well as call its own timing to go public. With the funding, Snowflake has raised $473 million. That funding velocity over four years is No…. Read more →

​Linux and Intel slowly hack their way to a Spectre patch

Spectre and Meltdown are major design flaws in modern CPUs. While they’re present in almost all recent processors, because Intel chips are so widely used, Intel is taking most of the heat for these bugs. Nowhere has the criticism been hotter than on the Linux Kernel Mailing List (LKML). That’s because unlike Apple and Microsoft operating system developers and OEMS… Read more →

Here’s when Samsung will announce the Galaxy S9

Samsung is set to unveil the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus on Feb. 25. Samsung said Wednesday it will announce the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus at an Unpacked event on Feb. 25 in Barcelona, Spain, ahead of Mobile World Congress Feb. 26 to March 1. The invite for the press event teases updates to the flagship lineup’s… Read more →