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Big Data, Hardware, Tech

12 technologies that will disrupt business in 2018

February 12, 2018

Via: CIO

In 2018, disruptive technologies like artificial intelligence, natural language processing, and computer vision are maturing, going from game-changing ideas to foundational tools for business. This year, we’ll see these and other technologies drive how business gets done and what new […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Oracle pitches autonomous capabilities for its entire cloud platform

February 12, 2018

Via: CIO

Oracle is raising its bid to attract enterprises moving to the cloud by extending AI-based automation throughout its PaaS (platform as a service) offerings, claiming that the new automated services will cut costs and reduce management headaches. The company is […]


Hardware, Tech

Google has finally started renting its new A.I. chips to outside developers

February 12, 2018

Via: CNBC – Top News

Google has finally started allowing other companies to rent its artificial intelligence-tailored chips in the cloud. The company announced in a blog post on Monday that tensor processing units are available in “limited quantities” for a select set of customers […]


Federal, Policy

DHS reauthorization remains a heavy lift in Senate

February 9, 2018

Via: FCW

A Senate hearing on reauthorizing the Department of Homeland Security made some headway in resolving lingering questions around cybersecurity and oversight requests, but it ended on an uncertain note as long-running jurisdictional disputes threatened to once again derail the process. […]


Federal, Policy

Trump signs massive spending deal into law and ends year’s second government shutdown

February 9, 2018

Via: CNBC – Top News

President Donald Trump signed a major budget plan into law Friday, ending the year’s second government shutdown hours after it started. Both chambers of Congress passed a short-term funding bill in the wee hours of Friday and cleared the way […]


Federal, Policy

Trump tax cuts trickle across America, bringing glee and skepticism

February 8, 2018

Via: CNBC – Top News

President Donald Trump’s $1.5 trillion tax overhaul, touted as major tax relief for individuals and corporations, is showing up in bigger paychecks and bonuses awarded to workers by companies whose tax bills are being slashed. More than 200 companies, including […]


Mobile Security, Security

iPhone source code leak? Apple cracks down on ‘iOS bootloader’ posted on GitHub

February 8, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Someone has published the purported source code for the iOS bootloader, iBoot, potentially opening the door for hackers and jailbreakers to find vulnerabilities in Apple’s mobile OS. Motherboard reports that the iBoot source code for iOS 9 was leaked on […]


Attacks & Breaches, Security

Tech-support scammers have a new trick to send Chrome users into a panic

February 7, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

Con artists pushing tech-support scams have an arsenal of ways to lock up the browsers of potential marks. On Tuesday, a researcher disclosed a new weapon that freezes Google Chrome, which, by most measures, is the Internet’s most widely used […]


Hardware, Tech

HP embraces Thunderbolt 3 as it brings premium features to mainstream systems

February 7, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

After spending some years improving the quality and design of its premium systems, HP is turning its attention to its mainstream, corporate laptops. The new range of 800-series EliteBooks, ZBook workstations, monitors, and docks brings many features of the premium […]


Data Center, Infrastructure, Networking, Tech

Illinois issues promising first report on blockchain in government

February 7, 2018

Via: StateScoop

The State of Illinois has released its first report about blockchain, just over a year after it first announced its intention to investigate the distributed ledger technology. The report, released on Jan. 31, is primarily accessible on the InterPlanetary File […]