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Over the edge: 5G and the internet of very different things

Video: For the future of IoT, keep an eye on 5G and ML When you hear the bountiful promises of internet of things so poetically uttered by its prospective vendors, like the nice half of a pharmaceutical commercial, your brain is probably receiving two implicit messages. One is that connectivity is a virtue unto itself, like consciousness or the acquisition… Read more →

A protester is spreading anti-Article 13 messages over exposed internet TVs

(Image: supplied) If you woke up with a message on your television to “call your MEPs to stop Article 13″ you weren’t alone. An unnamed protester, who goes by the handle Cyber Anakin, has leveraged unprotected and exposed television set-top boxes to warn Europeans about an impending law change, which critics say could mandate user-uploaded content filtering as part of… Read more →

Get an eMeet M2 Bluetooth conference speaker for $178

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. Plus: You’ll find more Cheapskate deals on CNET. eMeet… Read more →

Why Dennis Rodman is the perfect spokesperson for cryptocurrency

Video: Financial regulators worldwide set their sights on cryptocurrencies I have tears in my eyes. For the third time today, I’ve just watched Dennis Rodman’s Monday interview with CNN. It’s moving me to untold raptures. Read also: A tiny tutorial on cryptocurrencies The former Chicago Bulls star, now a rising rocket in diplomatic circles, spoke exultantly of his role in… Read more →

Docker now helps you manage containers across clouds

Docker on Wednesday is announcing a series of new capabilities and tools for the enterprise, starting with the ability to manage containerized applications across multiple environments. This capability will help organizations as they grow, so they don’t have to adopt a different set of container management tools every time they adopt a new cloud provider. “While containers and containerized applications… Read more →

Researchers develop artificial intelligence system to watch you through walls

Jason Dorfman/MIT CSAIL Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system which is able to see through walls. The creators of the AI, a team of scientists from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), say the project, RF-Pose, could be used in the monitoring of disease and the health of the elderly. In a paper documenting the research… Read more →

Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music review: Music comes to the mid-range

Image: Garmin Three months ago I tested out Garmin’s first GPS sports watch with offline music support, the Garmin Forerunner 645 Music. It’s an excellent GPS sports watch for multi-sport athletes, but it is pricey at $450. The new Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music launches at the same $299.99 that the Vivoactive 3 launched at six months ago. The Vivoactive 3… Read more →

Paladin’s anti-hacking browser extension looks like snake oil, experts say

(Image: ZDNet) Over the years, we’ve seen a lot of questionable security products from headstrong startups who say they want to save the world but cause more problems than their worth. Security “snake oil” is a real problem. These are the apps, products, or services that offer little worth or value but profess to fix a problem. They’re harmless enough… Read more →

Samsung NEXT launches Q Fund to support early stage AI startups

Samsung NEXT, one of the core drivers of Samsung’s efforts to transform into an integrated hardware and software company, is launching a new venture fund dedicated to financing early stage AI startups. The Q Fund will seek to work exclusively with startups developing software and services that tackle the biggest challenges of artificial intelligence. In an effort to differentiate from… Read more →

Oracle expands autonomous PaaS offerings

Oracle on Wednesday debuted the latest generation of its autonomous platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offerings covering the areas of mobile, data integration and API. Earlier this year, Oracle announced availability of a number of platform services with built in automation, including Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud, Oracle Autonomous Analytics Cloud, Oracle Autonomous Integration Cloud, and Oracle Autonomous Visual Builder. The aim is… Read more →

Salesforce expands integrations between its clouds, Google Analytics 360

Salesforce has integrated its Marketing Cloud with Google Analytics 360 to use campaign data for tailored audiences and analysis outside of the search giant’s tools. The integration, now generally available, is part of a partnership outlined last year between Salesforce and Google Cloud. Bobby Jania, vice president of product marketing for Salesforce, said the integration allows customers to create an… Read more →

Lazarus Group used ActiveX zero-day vulnerability to attack South Korean security think tank

An ActiveX zero-day vulnerability used in attacks against a South Korean think tank has been connected to Lazarus Group. The target of these attacks was the Sejong Institute, a non-profit South Korean think tank which conducts research on national security. The private organization works with academic institutions worldwide. Trump Kim summit: Whatever happens, North Korea-US cyberwar will rage on The… Read more →