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Cloud Computing

The cloud is green. Let’s get on with migration

March 12, 2021

Via: InfoWorld all

A new report from IDC shows that the continued growth of public cloud computing could prevent the emission of more than 1 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) from 2021 through 2024. Reduced power consumption and emissions means we’re […]


Federal, Policy

AT&T broke US law in scheme to beat revenue forecast, SEC lawsuit says

March 8, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

The Securities and Exchange Commission has sued AT&T and three AT&T executives, saying the wireless carrier leaked nonpublic data about falling phone sales to analysts in order to convince the analysts to change their revenue forecasts. This scheme helped AT&T […]


Uncategorized

Daily Crunch: TikTok becomes a political battleground in Russia

February 12, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

We take an in-depth look at TikTok usage in Russia, Facebook’s Oversight Board looks beyond Facebook and Sesame Workshop backs an edtech fund. This is your Daily Crunch for February 11, 2021. The big story: TikTok becomes a political battleground […]


Federal, Policy

Fauci: Vaccines for first-graders could be authorized by September

February 11, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

Children as young as first-graders may be able to get the coronavirus vaccine by the time school starts in September, presuming trials are successful in those age groups, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious […]


Federal, Policy, Tech

Huawei files suit over security threat designation

February 10, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Earlier this week, Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei spoke rather diplomatically about the company’s hopes of holding talks with the new U.S. administration. The hardware giant is also taking a less conciliatory route, challenging its FCC designation as a national security […]


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Myanmar’s new military government is now blocking Twitter

February 5, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Myanmar’s new military government has ordered local telecom operators, internet gateways, and other internet service providers to block Twitter and Instagram in the South Asian country days after imposing a similar blackout on Facebook service to ensure “stability” in the […]


Federal, Policy

Treasury nominee Yellen says U.S. can afford higher corporate tax rate if it coordinates with other countries

January 19, 2021

Via: CNBC

Janet Yellen, President-elect Joe Biden’s choice for Treasury secretary, testified Tuesday that the U.S. could afford a higher corporate tax rate if it coordinates with other economies around the globe. “We look forward to actively working with other countries through […]


Tech

New Intel CPU-level threat detection capabilities target ransomware

January 19, 2021

Via: CSO Online

Security vendors can now leverage new telemetry and machine learning processing capabilities built into Intel’s 11th Gen mobile processors to better detect and block sophisticated ransomware programs that attempt to evade traditional detection techniques. The features are built into Intel […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

The attack on the Capitol is fueling a backlash against social media

January 8, 2021

Via: Fortune

The shock waves from Wednesday’s attack on the U.S. Capitol continue to reverberate. And as Danielle explored in yesterday’s newsletter, the crisis is roiling social and online media, where the attack was discussed and planned ahead of time, incited in […]


Cybersecurity

Protect your personal information online with NordVPN

January 8, 2021

Via: BGR

Shopping on the Internet shouldn’t be difficult. Sure, you may realize that the PlayStation 5 sold out before you had a chance to buy one, but you’ll have other shots to purchase it. While you’re buying items for your home, […]