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Amazon adds new features to SageMaker

Amazon on Wednesday introduced a series of enhancements to SageMaker, its fully-managed machine learning service. SageMaker Workflows is a series of features that makes it easier to manage machine learning pipelines. Amazon is also introducing new built-in algorithms and new framework support, as well as new compliance standards and accreditation. read this Everything you need to know about AI An… Read more →

Amazon brings predictive scaling to EC2 instances

Amazon Web Services this week is improving its Auto Scaling tool with machine learning, giving it predictive capabilities. The new predictive scaling feature predicts a customer’s expected traffic and EC2 usage, including daily and weekly patterns. It can help a customer create a scaling plan in anticipation of daily and weekly peaks. Cloud TV How business leaders are embracing cloud… Read more →

Facebook entices researchers with $40,000 reward for account takeover vulnerabilities

Facebook has increased the financial rewards for account takeover vulnerabilities in the platform following two severe security breaches impacting millions of users. On Tuesday, the social networking giant said the ramped up rewards are being issued “to encourage security researchers to work on finding high-impact issues.” The issues at hand are bugs which can lead to the takeover of user… Read more →

German eID card system vulnerable to online identity spoofing

Image: Security researchers have found a vulnerability in the backbone of the electronic ID (eID) cards system used by the German state. The vulnerability, when exploited, allows an attacker to trick an online website and spoof the identity of another German citizen when using the eID authentication option. There are some hurdles that an attacker needs to pass before… Read more →

From big data to AI: Where are we now, and what is the road forward?

In 2016, the AI hype was just beginning, and many people were still cautious when mentioning the term “AI”. After all, many of us have been indoctrinated for years to avoid this term, as something that had spread confusion, over-promised, and under-delivered. As it turned out, the path from big data and analytics to AI is a natural one. Not… Read more →

L0rdix becomes the new Swiss Army knife of Windows hacking

A new hacking tool making the rounds in underground forums has been deemed the latest “go-to” universal offering for attackers targeting Microsoft Windows PCs. The software is called L0rdix and according to cybersecurity researchers from enSilo is “aimed at infecting Windows-based machines, combines stealing and cryptocurrency mining methods, [and] can avoid malware analysis tools.” In a blog post on Tuesday,… Read more →

Top 10 gifts: Multitools

Apple products you shouldn’t buy (November 2018 edition) While Apple carried out a big refresh of its hardware lineup in September and October, refreshing the iPhones, iPad Pro, and some of the Macs, there are plenty of other Apple products … Source Article from 10 gifts: Multitools blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNet×144.png

Brazil’s ERP giant Totvs sees results of SaaS shift

Brazilian enterprise resource planning (ERP) company Totvs reported third quarter revenue of 589.6 million reais ($122 million), up 4.8 percent on the same period in 2017. The local vendor leads the the Brazilian market – according to a study from earlier this year, it has a 35 percent market share, followed by SAP with a 31 percent share and Oracle,… Read more →

APAC consumers want IoT devices, but fear data leaks

The majority of consumers in Asia-Pacific already own at least one Internet of Things (IoT) device and plan to buy more, but 81 percent do so with fears their personal data is being leaked and 71 percent worry about being monitored without their knowledge. Seven in 10 respondents said they already had at least one IoT device and almost half… Read more →

Autodesk to acquire construction software firm PlanGrid

Autodesk on Tuesday announced plans to acquire the construction software firm PlanGrid for $875 million net of cash. The deal is Autodesk’s largest acquisition to date. PlanGrid’s software helps general contractors, subcontractors and owners in commercial, heavy civil and other industries collaborate in real time on projects. It gives users access to project plans, punch lists, project tasks, progress photos,… Read more →