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Google’s pitch to retailers: We’ll help you, from search to supply chain

Google Cloud is rolling out new tools this week to help retailers across all areas of its business, from product discovery improvements to supply chain optimization and hybrid application management. The new tools were debuted at the start of the National Retail Federation’s annual conference, where retailers will be fleshing out their digital strategies to keep Amazon at bay.  … Read more →

Report: Chinese hacking group APT40 hides behind network of front companies

Special feature Special report: A winning strategy for cybersecurity (free PDF) This ebook, based on the latest ZDNet/TechRepublic special feature, offers a detailed look at how to build risk management policies to protect your critical digital assets. Read More An online group of cyber-security analysts calling themselves Intrusion Truth have doxed their fourth Chinese state-sponsored hacking operation. “APT groups in… Read more →

Here’s what will happen to your Windows 7 PC on January 15, 2020

Credit: Microsoft (This post was originally published in December 2019. It was updated on January 10, 2020.) Microsoft has been warning Windows 7 users for the past year-plus that after January 14, 2020, they’ll get no more security updates to the operating system for free. Even though users will be able to continue to run Windows 7 after that date,… Read more →

Domino’s is tapping Nvidia GPUs to ramp up AI-powered pizza delivery

Pizza delivery has become a cutting-edge business: Pizza Hut, for example, recruited Pepper the Robot in 2016 to take customer orders. Little Caesars has patented a pizza-making robot. Domino’s, meanwhile, has teamed up with Ford to deploy self-driving delivery vehicles, and it’s conducted drone deliveries.  To take its technical operations to the next level, Domino’s is leveraging Nvidia GPUs to… Read more →

Here’s what will happen to your Windows 7 PC on January 15, 2020

Credit: Microsoft (This post was originally published in December 2019. It was updated on January 10, 2020.) Microsoft has been warning Windows 7 users for the past year-plus that after January 14, 2020, they’ll get no more security updates to the operating system for free. Even though users will be able to continue to run Windows 7 after that date,… Read more →

Domino’s is tapping Nvidia GPUs to ramp up AI-powered pizza delivery

Pizza delivery has become a cutting-edge business: Pizza Hut, for example, recruited Pepper the Robot in 2016 to take customer orders. Little Caesars has patented a pizza-making robot. Domino’s, meanwhile, has teamed up with Ford to deploy self-driving delivery vehicles, and it’s conducted drone deliveries.  To take its technical operations to the next level, Domino’s is leveraging Nvidia GPUs to… Read more →

Samsung acquires TeleWorld Solutions to bolster 5G network support

Samsung on Monday said that it has acquired TeleWorld Solutions (TWS), a Virginia-based network services provider focused on testing and optimization services for mobile network and cable operators. The deal is meant to bolster Samsung’s position as an end-to-end service provider for 5G and 4G LTE network upgrades rolling out across the US.  TWS specializes in radio frequency (RF) and… Read more →

5 popular Windows 10 settings tweaks you need to quit using

Some tweaks just aren’t worth it. To tweak or not to tweak? That is the eternal question, especially for those who have years of experience with Windows PCs. All that hands-on time is both a blessing and a curse, it turns out. As Windows has evolved, many of the tips, tricks, and secrets that were once essential for enhancing performance… Read more →

Linux gaming made easy: The fastest way to get up and running

Create your own free Adobe Creative Cloud with free and open source software While Creative Cloud has its strong benefits, it’s also costly. If you want to accomplish most of what you can with Creative Cloud, but pay absolutely nothing, these products can help. … Source Article from https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/linux-gaming-made-easy-the-fastest-way-to-get-up-and-running/#ftag=RSSbaffb68Linux gaming made easy: The fastest way to get up and runninghttps://www.zdnet.com/pictures/linux-gaming-made-easy-the-fastest-way-to-get-up-and-running/#ftag=RSSbaffb68http://www.zdnet.com/blog/rss.xmlLatest… Read more →

‘Rosegold’ National Lottery hacker steals £5, lands prison sentence

International law enforcement operation brings down IM-RAT hacking tool Europol reports 14 arrests across eight countries, including the RAT’s creator, in Australia. A man who participated in a scheme to break into the UK’s National Lottery website and hijack customer accounts has been jailed for nine months.  Anwar Batson, from Notting Hill, London, provided others with help and tuition to… Read more →

US troops deploying to the Middle East told to leave personal devices at home

Image: skeeze, ZDNet Amid growing tensions with Iran, the US deployed emergency troops to the Middle East last week. Before being sent overseas, paratroopers part of the US Army 82nd Airborne Division were told to leave personal devices like smartphones, tablets, and laptops at home, according to CNN Pentagon correspondent Barbara Starr, citing US Army Maj. Gen. James Mingus. Soldiers… Read more →

CES 2020: Razer Tomahawk gaming desktop stays small, powerful thanks to Intel’s NUC 9 Extreme

Razer Tomahawk We reported the other day on Intel’s new NUC 9 Extreme, the latest Next Unit of Computing kit that allows desktop graphics cards to be used as part of it for the first time. It can work with the modular Compute Element to make swapping components in and out of a small form factor chassis easier. While Intel… Read more →