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Hacker Adrian Lamo dies at 37

(Image: file photo) Adrian Lamo, a well-known hacker, has died at 37. His father, Mario, posted a brief tribute to his son in a Facebook group on Friday. david gewirtz Adrian Lamo, Wikileaks, and what it means to be a patriot Life is full of little decisions. Read More “With great sadness and a broken heart I have to let… Read more →

Get a full-size Logitech wireless keyboard for $35

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. Ahhh… a full-size set of backlit keys, the way… Read more →

The future of IT: Snapshot of a modern multi-cloud data center

see also Cloud computing will virtually replace traditional data centers within three years Cloud data center traffic will represent 95 percent of total data center traffic by 2021, says Cisco. Read More The idea of cloud computing remains simplicity itself, which is a key element of its appeal: Move the cost and complexity of procuring, provisioning, operating, and supporting an… Read more →

Apple preps education event for Chicago

Video: Apple employees were calling 911 after walking into glass walls Apple in the Enterprise: A Strategic Guide Once a pariah in the enterprise, Apple has quietly emerged as a darling of executives and professionals because of the ease of use of the iPhone and the iPad. We look at how the influx of Apple devices is changing the tech… Read more →

Bionic limbs get a sense of movement

Researchers outfitted study participants with a system that provides a sense of movement in bionic limbs. (Photo: Cleveland Clinic) The best tech inventions of all time 7: Amazing medical innovations In this series we take a look at everything, large and small, that has changed the way we do things and enhanced our lives in some way. In part seven… Read more →

IBM launches Cloud Private for Data; elite data science consulting team

IBM has launched a two data science and artificial intelligence efforts–an integrated private cloud stack and an elite consulting team–to speed up enterprise deployments. On Friday, Big Blue expanded its plans to offer more pre-packaged and integrated data science tools with Cloud Private for Data. IBM’s Cloud Private for Data is an integrated data science, engineering and app building platform…. Read more →

The 10 best smartphones of 2018

google reports Here’s how secure Android is now Google wants you to know that it’s really progressing well on Android security. Read More CES and MWC have passed with new phones now arriving in the hands of 2018 buyers. There is likely to be more new phones announced in the coming months, but it’s time to take a look at… Read more →

PinkKite point of sale malware spotted in the wild

Researchers have discovered a new family of point-of-sale (PoS) malware which is far more powerful than its small size would have you believe. As reported by ThreatPost, researchers from Kroll Cyber Security spotted the new malware, dubbed PinkKite, in 2017. The team presented their findings at the Kaspersky Lab Security Analyst Summit in Cancun, Mexico. According to Kroll Cyber Security,… Read more →

Yet again, Google tricked into serving scam Amazon ads

(Image: ZDNet) For hours on Thursday, the top Google search result for “Amazon” was pointed to a scam site. The bad ad appeared at the very top of the search result for anyone searching for the internet retail giant — even above the legitimate search result for Amazon.com. Anyone who clicked on the ad was sent to a page that… Read more →