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What enterprises intend to do with artificial intelligence

Why do enterprises buy into artificial intelligence systems? Where are they investing the most? As you go to your C-suites and boards with new concepts, where should you direct your pitches? Business process automation and customer support are foremost on the minds of executives and managers buying or implementing AI systems, and where many of the budget dollars.  Photo: Joe McKendrick… Read more →

No municipality paid ransoms in ‘coordinated ransomware attack’ that hit Texas

In three years, the No More Ransom project has helped 200,000 users No More Ransom project has prevented ransomware profits of at least $108 million. A coordinated ransomware attack hit 22 Texas local governments, but none of the impacted municipalities paid ransom demands, Texas state officials said this week. Three weeks after the incident took place, the Texas Department of… Read more →

No municipality paid ransoms in ‘coordinated ransomware attack’ that hit Texas

In three years, the No More Ransom project has helped 200,000 users No More Ransom project has prevented ransomware profits of at least $108 million. A coordinated ransomware attack hit 22 Texas local governments, but none of the impacted municipalities paid ransom demands, Texas state officials said this week. Three weeks after the incident took place, the Texas Department of… Read more →

Mozilla to gradually enable DNS-over-HTTPS for Firefox US users later this month

Image: Mozilla TechRepublic Cheat sheet: TensorFlow, an open source software library for machine learning Read More Mozilla plans to enable support for the DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) protocol by default inside the Firefox browser for a small number of US users starting later this month. The browser maker has been testing DoH support in Firefox since 2017. A recent experiment found no… Read more →

In nostalgic move, Microsoft brings back PowerToys for Windows 10

Meet the new PowerToys for Windows 10 It’s hard to imagine now, but Windows PCs were once expensive and hard to use.* Ironically, that complexity and the geeky challenge of mastering PC technology was part of the appeal of PCs a quarter-century ago, when hobbyists made up a core part of the market. In a bid to recapture some of… Read more →

Apple disputes Google’s accuracy on recent iOS hacks, and they may be right

What’s Apple keeping under wraps? Apple has published a statement today disputing some of the facts about a recent hacking campaign discovered by Google security researchers. Apple’s rebuttal targets a series of blog posts Project Zero, Google’s elite security team, published on August 30. The blog posts contained information about a coordinated campaign that used 14 vulnerabilities spread across five… Read more →