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Gates Foundation taps Hertz Foundation’s fellows — the best STEM graduates

Video: Disease control buzz: Google’s 20 million mosquito release The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation‘s relentless 61-year-old annual search for the best young science, maths, and engineering graduates is developing into a closer relationship with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which is funding the addition of six Hertz Fellows to help fight the spread of malaria and food-crop diseases…. Read more →

Microsoft’s new Windows 10 19H1 test build mostly catches up with ‘Redstone 5′

On August 10, Microsoft released two new Windows 10 test builds: A “Redstone 5″ test build to the Fast Ring and a “19H1″ build to the Skip Ahead Ring. Credit: Microsoft (Just a reminder: 19H1 is the replacement codename for the build that many had assumed would be called “Redstone 6.” It’s the feature update to Windows 10 that will… Read more →

What’s next for Microsoft’s BizTalk integration server, services

As it is doing with Exchange, SharePoint and Skype for Business, Microsoft is readying another new on-premises version of its BizTalk integration server. Credit: Microsoft BizTalk is Microsoft’s application-integration server with an installed base of thousands of enterprise users. The server includes more than dozens of adapters for connecting systems inside and outside a customer’s organization. The coming BizTalk Server… Read more →

Flying drones near wildfires could kill people: Don’t do it

Video: Using a 4K Mavic Pro drone to diagnose roof damage Smoke from devastating wildfires is covering three quarters of the State of California. Property and lives are at stake like never before. Emergency response personnel and resources are stretched to their absolute limits. And drone pilots are getting in the way. Also: Drones help with hurricane recovery efforts Yesterday,… Read more →

Microsoft’s new Windows 10 19H1 test build catches up with ‘Redstone 5′

On August 10, Microsoft released two new Windows 10 test builds: A “Redstone 5″ test build to the Fast Ring and a “19H1″ build to the Skip Ahead Ring. Credit: Microsoft (Just a reminder: 19H1 is the replacement codename for the build that many had assumed would be called “Redstone 6.” It’s the feature update to Windows 10 that will… Read more →

What’s next for Microsoft’s BizTalk integration server, services

As it is doing with Exchange, SharePoint and Skype for Business, Microsoft is readying another new on-premises version of its BizTalk integration server. Credit: Microsoft BizTalk is Microsoft’s application-integration server with an installed base of thousands of enterprise users. The server includes more than dozens of adapters for connecting systems inside and outside a customer’s organization. The coming BizTalk Server… Read more →

Flying drones near wildfires could kill people: Don’t do it

Video: Using a 4K Mavic Pro drone to diagnose roof damage Smoke from devastating wildfires is covering three quarters of the State of California. Property and lives are at stake like never before. Emergency response personnel and resources are stretched to their absolute limits. And drone pilots are getting in the way. Also: Drones help with hurricane recovery efforts Yesterday,… Read more →

Samsung inadvertently admits Apple got some things right

At the end of Samsung’s Unpacked event on Thursday, president and CEO DJ Koh offered an unusual confession: “It’s not easy every year, frankly speaking.” No, it isn’t. Trying to create constant excitement where there’s not too much to be had is a little like being the substitute clown at a children’s tea party. Yet if there’s one message that… Read more →

These are the best Samsung Note 9 preorder deals

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. The… Read more →

Galaxy Note 9: Nine ways it beats the iPhone

Mobility Galaxy Note 9 event: First look at Samsung’s new phone, Galaxy Watch, and Galaxy Home Source Article from https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/galaxy-note-9-nine-ways-it-beats-the-iphone/#ftag=RSSbaffb68Galaxy Note 9: Nine ways it beats the iPhonehttps://www.zdnet.com/pictures/galaxy-note-9-nine-ways-it-beats-the-iphone/#ftag=RSSbaffb68http://www.zdnet.com/blog/rss.xmlLatest blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNethttps://zdnet3.cbsistatic.com/fly/bundles/zdnetcore/images/logos/zdnet-144×144.png

PayPal, Square vulnerabilities impact mobile point-of-sale machines

Security flaws in mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) devices from vendors including Square, SumUp, iZettle, and PayPal have been disclosed by researchers. On Thursday at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, security experts from Positive Technologies said that vulnerabilities present in mPOS machines could allow unscrupulous merchants to raid the accounts of customers or attackers to steal credit card data. According… Read more →

Analytics, digital twins separate pack in industrial IoT, says Forrester

special feature Sensor’d Enterprise: IoT, ML, and big data The internet of things embeds intelligence into business processes to let us measure and manage the enterprise in ways that were never possible before. Read More The technology behind the industrial Internet of things is maturing rapidly and the leaders–C3 IoT, IBM, Microsoft, PTC and SAP–are all winning via analytics, integration… Read more →