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Uber grows Q3 revenue and gross bookings, but net losses still exceed $1B

Uber reported its third quarter financial results on Monday, beating market expectations.  The ride hailing firm posted a net loss of $1.2 billion, or 68 cents per share. The net loss included $401 million in stock-based compensation expense. Revenue for the quarter was $3.8 billion, with growth accelerating 30 percent year-over-year.  Analysts were expecting a net loss of 81 cents… Read more →

Google integrates Cloud AutoML with Kaggle

Google on Monday announced it’s integrating Cloud AuotML into Kaggle, its platform for data scientists. Cloud AutoML, which Google unveiled in 2018, automates the creation of machine learning models. The software makes it possible to build custom machine learning models without any specialized machine learning knowledge.  Integrating AutoML into the Kaggle platform advances its mission to “empower our community of… Read more →

Ransomware hits Spanish companies sparking WannaCry panic

Two major Spanish companies have been hit by ransomware today. Both infections occurred on the same day, sparking memories of the WannaCry outbreak. Spain was one of the first countries alongside the UK, where the WannaCry ransomware infections were spotted for the first time back on May 12, 2017. Affected at the time were Spanish newspaper El Mundo, and internet… Read more →

Your WordPress site is at risk: These precautions and plugins can keep it secure

It’s an interesting paradox. WordPress powers 35 percent of all websites on the Internet, in part because it’s so flexible and modular. It has a robust library of more than 50,000 plugins, each adding new features and functions to WordPress. Those plugins have been downloaded more than 1.2 billion times. There are also thousands of pre-built themes that provide looks… Read more →

Guide to autonomous vehicles: What business leaders need to know

Our autonomous future: Driverless cars, drones, and robotic vehicles will drive unprecedented change and touch… Driverless cars are the world’s most prominent example of AI and robotics in action. But driverless trucks, semis, delivery vehicles, and drones are poised to unleash a new level of automation in the enterprise. Special Feature Special Report: Autonomous Vehicles and the Enterprise (free PDF)… Read more →

Dell bets big on Ubuntu Linux laptops for developers

Back in 2007, Michael Dell told me that Dell was going to sell Ubuntu Linux-powered PCs. Since then, Dell has supported Linux on its desktops, laptops, and workstations. In particular, with Project Sputnik, Dell builds top-of-the-line laptops expressively for developers. Now, Dell is offering 18 different configurations of its New XPS 13 Developer Edition laptops. The XPS 13 has long… Read more →

The Zendure SuperTank

Build your own IT pro toolbox If you’re in the business of repairing PCs, smartphones, or tablets, then you need the right tools to help you get the job done in a fast, efficient, and safe way. Here are a selection … Source Article from Zendure SuperTank blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNet×144.png

The world’s best power bank: The Zendure SuperTank

As we take more and more devices with us, the need for a power bank that can keep them charged up and ready to go all day long is more important than ever. What you need is a SuperTank! Must read: Four must-have travel essentials The Zendure SuperTank is an absolute beast. It measures 4.7- by 2.9- by 1.6-inches and… Read more →

App aims to better track ALS symptoms for proactive treatment

ALS Never Surrender Foundation Special Feature The NHS and technology: How innovation is revolutionizing healthcare (free PDF) AI and robots, IoT, virtual and augmented reality, and wearables—all are innovative technologies that could boost healthcare and productivity across the NHS. This ebook looks at how these technologies are being implemented and their current and future impact on health services. Read More… Read more →

Dell Technologies adds VxRail hyperconverged systems for analytics workloads

VxRail E Series. Dell Technologies Dell Technologies updated its VxRail hyperconverged infrastructure system with new platforms designed for SAP HANA and similar workloads, multi-cluster deployments and enhanced management analytics. The Dell EMC VxRail additions were announced at VMworld Europe. Hyperconverged systems revenues reached $1.8 billion in Q2 What is hyperconvergence? Here’s how it works and why it matters The updates… Read more →