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Samsung 860 EVO V-NAND SSD offers huge endurance improvements

Samsung 860 EVO Samsung dramatically ups its SSD game by offering the two things that buyers are looking for – performance and increased reliability. Must read: Apple products you shouldn’t buy in 2018 It’s pretty hard to make storage exciting any more, but Samsung’s managed that with its new 860 EVO V-NAND line of SSDs. The 860 EVO builds on… Read more →

Baidu sees 2017 revenue climb 20 percent, eyes iQiyi IPO

Baidu has reported a 20 percent year-on-year increase in revenue for its fiscal 2017, ended December 30, and unveiled plans to list its online video subsidiary iQiyi in the US. It wrapped up the year with US$13.03 billion (84.8 billion yuan) in revenue, with mobile contributing 73 percent of the total figure, up from 63 percent in 2016. Operating profit… Read more →

Fitbit bug bounty program now pays for vulnerability reports

Max Pixel Fitbit has expanded its public bug bounty program to offer financial incentives for vulnerability discoveries. On Wednesday, Bugcrowd, which hosts the Fitbit program, announced the inclusion of paid rewards at up to $2,500 per vulnerability. The public bug bounty scheme, hosted on Bugcrowd, asks bug hunters to focus on vulnerabilities in web domains such as fitbit.com, api.fitbit.com, android-api.fitbit.com,… Read more →

Get a Halter height-adjustable standing desk for $150

ZDNet’s Business Bargain Hunter scours the web for great deals on computers, phones, services and much more. Prices and availability are accurate at the time deals are shared. Some products and services may not be available outside the U.S. Follow BBH on Facebook and Twitter, where he’s known as The Cheapskate. Last month I shared a deal on a laptop… Read more →

The 2018 ultimate guide to Gmail backup

This article was originally published in July 2015, updated in 2017, and now, in 2018. A few years ago, I moved off of Office 365 and Outlook and onto Gmail. Many of you thought I’d regret the move, but I have to tell you that Gmail has been a nearly frictionless experience. I don’t think I’d ever go back to… Read more →

Adobe addresses critical vulnerabilities in Acrobat, Reader

Adobe’s latest patch update resolves numerous vulnerabilities in Acrobat and Reader, some of which are deemed critical. On Tuesday, Adobe released a security advisory for Acrobat and Reader, detailing patches for a total of 41 vulnerabilities, 17 of which are deemed critical and “could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system,” according to the company. The… Read more →

Cornerstone’s Q4 falls short of expectations

Cornerstone said its plan to boost margins and revenue growth is going well, but the company’s fourth quarter results fell short of expectations. The company reported a fourth quarter net loss of $9 million, or 16 cents a share, on revenue of $132 billion, up 21 percent from a year ago. On a non-GAAP basis, Cornerstone reported earnings of 19… Read more →

Cornerstone’s Q4 falls short of expectations

Cornerstone said its plan to boost margins and revenue growth is going well, but the company’s fourth quarter results fell short of expectations. The company reported a fourth quarter net loss of $9 million, or 16 cents a share, on revenue of $132 billion, up 21 percent from a year ago. On a non-GAAP basis, Cornerstone reported earnings of 19… Read more →

Cornerstone’s Q4 falls short of expectations

Cornerstone said its plan to boost margins and revenue growth is going well, but the company’s fourth quarter results fell short of expectations. The company reported a fourth quarter net loss of $9 million, or 16 cents a share, on revenue of $132 billion, up 21 percent from a year ago. On a non-GAAP basis, Cornerstone reported earnings of 19… Read more →

Carbonite acquires Mozy from Dell for $145.8 million

Carbonite on Tuesday announced it’s entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Mozy from a subsidiary of Dell for $145.8 million in cash, alongside mixed financial results for the quarter and full year. Ransomware is now the biggest cybersecurity threat Simple attacks plus user willingness to pay ransoms to get their files back means ransomware is on the rise, warn… Read more →

How to secure your website

Video: Microsoft’s new open-source tool helps web devs secure sites Companies have been delaying securing their websites for years. It’s too much trouble, they think. It will cost too much, others say. Too bad. Google isn’t putting up with these excuses anymore. Come July 2018, with the release of Chrome 68, any site not protected with Secure-Socket Layer/Transport Layer Security… Read more →

Twilio tops Q4 targets, CFO to depart

Cloud-based communications provider Twilio reported fourth quarter and fiscal 2017 financial results Tuesday. techrepublic Here’s what developers really think about AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform providers lack adequate support resources for developers. Read More The company posted a Q4 net loss of $20.2 million, or 20 cents per share. Twilio’s non-GAAP earnings were a loss of 3 cents… Read more →