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Brazilian firms want digital expertise but fail to train

Organizations in Brazil are facing a number of challenges around recruitment of senior professionals to support their digital transformation strategies, according to a new report. The survey carried out by local recruitment consultancy Talenses in partnership with training firm Digital House found that 88 percent of Brazilian companies are looking to hire professionals with digital competencies. The most in-demand skills… Read more →

Microsoft is phasing out the Basic edition of Azure Active Directory

Microsoft is (mostly) getting rid of one of the lower-end editions of Azure Active Directory. As of July 1, the start of the company’s new fiscal year, Microsoft began pulling references and links to its Azure Active Directory Basic tier of service. The Microsoft Azure Active Directory pricing page still currently lists (as of today, August 9) the Basic SKU… Read more →

Microsoft names top security researchers, zero-day contributors

At the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced the top security researchers and enterprise partners who contributed the most vulnerability and zero-day reports affecting the company’s products. Microsoft’s list of top contributors has become a Black Hat tradition, and many industry experts use it as a guide to today’s top bug hunters. Security researchers who rank on… Read more →

Apple expands bug bounty to macOS, raises bug rewards

Three years after it launched its bug bounty program on the Black Hat 2016 stage, Apple returned today to the same security conference to announce it is expanding the program. While initially Apple’s bug bounty program covered only iOS bugs, starting later this year, the company will also accept vulnerability reports for macOS, watchOS, and tvOS. Apple opening bounty program… Read more →

GitHub Actions moves GitHub into DevOps

​Agile and DevOps: 7 tips for creating the right culture New strategies are changing how software projects are delivered, but choosing the right approach is key. Yes, Git, Linus Torvalds’ distributed source code control system, is essential to modern-day programming, but it’s far more than that. Git is key to essentially all DevOps operations. GitHub recognizes that, and with GitHub Actions,… Read more →

Uber has 99 million active consumers on its platform in Q2, but revenue misses

Tech and the future of transportation: From here to there Transportation is about to get a technology-driven reboot. The details are still taking shape, but future transport systems will certainly be connected, data-driven and highly automated. Read More Uber said that it had 99 million active consumers on its platform for Uber Eats and ridesharing, but its revenue fell short… Read more →

Broadcom buys Symantec’s enterprise security portfolio for $10.7 billion

Broadcom is buying Symantec’s enterprise security business for $10.7 billion, the companies announced Thursday. The deal effectively splits Symantec in two, with Broadcom taking ownership of its entire enterprise security portfolio and the Symantec brand name. Symantec will retain its consumer-facing product portfolio, which includes the the LifeLock identity-protection brand and Norton antivirus software.  The Symantec enterprise business produced $2.3… Read more →

Samsung Galaxy Note 10: How to buy and where to find the best deals

To 5G or not to 5G? Galaxy Note 10 delivers ‘extremely capable upgrade’ for business users Samsung just announced its Galaxy Note series update with the Note 10 and Note 10 Plus. Expected internal updates were made, along with improvements to the S Pen capability and camera functionality. Read more: CNET Best Phones for 2019 Our editors hand-picked these… Read more →