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Cloudera beats Q2 estimates as subscription revenues rise

Cloudera beat estimates for its fiscal second quarter, posting results on Wednesday that show its subscription revenue is on the rise. The big data management business reported a net loss of $33.4 million, or 22 cents per share, on revenue of $89.8 million. The non-GAAP earnings loss was 8 cents a share. Wall Street was expecting a net loss of… Read more →

Hybrid cloud adoption grows in Brazil

Brazilian organizations will see a surge in the adoption of the hybrid cloud computing approach, according to a new report. special feature Integrating the Hybrid Cloud As far and fast as cloud computing is embedding itself into the enterprise, there remain many cloud-resistant applications and services. Read More The mixed approach of on-premises, private cloud and third-party, public cloud services… Read more →

Line of Sight: Reassessing the battle for the core of enterprise data

Video: The age of cloud data center dominance is here Last summer at the MesosCon conference, I met an attendee responsible for procuring database software for his organization. He summed up his situation for me this way: All this innovation is really interesting, and it probably sells magazines — or rather, correcting himself, produces great headlines for those websites you… Read more →

Beep Boop Bop: A brief history of robots, Part I

Robotics Scorecard: Humans vs. Robots, which species is winning? Source Article from Boop Bop: A brief history of robots, Part I blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNet×144.png

Garmin expands wearable onboard music support with Deezer app launch

security tv How the evolution of wearables has changed security requirements As wearables have evolved to standalone IOT devices, and as different enterprise use cases have emerged, security demands have changed, explains Samsung’s Eric McCarty. Read More The Garmin Forerunner 645 Music launched earlier this year with support for streaming music from the watch to your Bluetooth headset. However, only… Read more →

Recent Windows ALPC zero-day has been exploited in the wild for almost a week

Two days after a security researcher released details and proof-of-concept code about an unpatched Windows zero-day, one malware group had already incorporated the vulnerability in their exploit chain and was attempting to infect users around the globe. The zero-day used in this malware distribution campaign is a (still-unpatched) vulnerability in the Windows Task Scheduler feature, affecting the Advanced Local Procedure… Read more →

Microsoft touts AI, circular microphone advances in overlapped speech recognition work

At the Interspeech 2018 conference in Hyderabad, India, this week, Microsoft researchers will be talking up advances in overlapped speech recognition that they’ve achieved. Part of the solution they’ll be outlining involves a new circular microphone array — seemingly the one that attendees of Microsoft’s Build 2018 conference saw in a demonstration, but about which Microsoft has declined to reveal… Read more →

Google adds rugged devices to Android Enterprise Recommended program

Google is adding rugged devices to its Android Enterprise Recommended program. The move is likely to put Android in more warehouses, manufacturing centers and field service locations. As a refresher, Google started the Android Enterprise Recommended program to put a set of best practices around deployments revolving around security and software updates. Google first covered smartphones and then expanded to… Read more →

Younger Americans are deleting the Facebook app, adjusting privacy in wake of Cambridge Analytica

Nearly 75 percent of Facebook users in the US have distanced themselves from the social networking site following the controversy surrounding Cambridge Analytica, the data analytics firm that harvested and misused data from Facebook profiles to predict how people would vote at the ballot box. The controversy triggered congressional and parliamentary inquiries and investigations worldwide, and forced Facebook to introduce… Read more →

Google investigating issue with blurry fonts on new Chrome 69

A Google spokesperson said today the company is investigating reports about blurry fonts with the newly released Chrome 69 version. For the last 24 hours, since the official rollout of the new Chrome 69, countless of users have gone on Twitter, Reddit, and the Google Product Forums [1, 2, 3, 4], to complain about “blurry” or “fuzzy” text inside Chrome…. Read more →

New Silence hacking group suspected of having ties to cyber-security industry

Group-IB At least one member of a newly uncovered cybercrime hacking group appears to be a former or current employee of a cyber-security company, according to a new report released today. The report, published by Moscow-based cyber-security firm Group-IB, breaks down the activity of a previously unreported cyber-criminal group named Silence. According to Group-IB, the group has spent the last… Read more →

Thousands of MikroTik routers are snooping on user traffic

In yet another case of unpatched consumer devices representing a threat to the security and privacy of users, thousands of MikroTik have been uncovered which are eavesdropping on users. The routers have been hijacked through the CVE-2018-14847 security vulnerability, a known bug which impacts the MikroTik RouterOS operating system. The vulnerability is present in Winbox, an administration utility in the… Read more →