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  • 1.7 megabytes of new information to be created for all by 2020 23 Oct 2019 14:33 Ghana MMA Business News of Wednesday, 23 October 2019 Source: MoC 2019-10-23 Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Communications Minister Neuromancer is a 1984 science fiction novel by American-Canadian writer William Gibson. It is one of the best-known works in the cyberpunk genre …
  • Travelers Institute Marks National Cybersecurity Awareness Month With Event in Portland, Oregon 23 Oct 2019 14:14 Tradingcharts.com The Travelers Institute, the public policy division of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV), tomorrow will host an educational Cyber: Prepare, Prevent, Mitigate, Restore(R) symposium aimed at helping businesses prepare for and respond to cyber threats …
  • Firedome raises $10 million to secure IoT devices against hacking 23 Oct 2019 14:06 VentureBeat Billions of devices are expected to be connected to the internet by 2030, according to Cisco, a chunk of which will be highly vulnerable to intrusion and data breach. Hewlett-Packard Enterprise reported in a recent study that as many as 70% of internet of …
  • Masters in Cyber Security 23 Oct 2019 11:08 Northeast Today Cyber security is an art and science of protecting information systems and applications from unauthorized access and interception. This science prevents malicious attacks such as phishing, malware, eavesdropping attacks, SQL injection attacks, ransomware, …
  • Cloud Bezos DDoS'd: Amazon Web Services' DNS systems knackered by hours-long cyber-attack UpdatedDistributed assault hampering connectivity for websites, apps, customers are warned 23 Oct 2019 08:30 Reg Hardware Updated Parts of Amazon Web Services were effectively shoved off the internet today – at times breaking some customers' websites – after the cloud giant came under attack. Unlucky netizens were intermittently unable to reach sites and other online …
  • 'No such thing' as cyber warfare: Australia's head of cyber warfare 23 Oct 2019 07:00 PC Magazine The Australian government wouldn't necessarily call out specific nation-states for cyber attacks or cyber espionage. Attribution is hard, and it isn't done lightly, according to Major General Marcus Thompson, head of the Australian Army's …
  • Actress Manju Warrier alleges threat to life 23 Oct 2019 04:54 The Times of India Mollywood's Lady Superstar Manju Warrier has filed a complaint with Kerala DGP against director Shrikumar Menon, alleging that she received death threats from the filmmaker. In her complaint, the actress has accused the filmmaker of harassing her …
  • US Elevator Industry Group Calls for Tighter Cybersecurity 23 Oct 2019 04:17 ENR Seeing the potential for malicious actors to attack vulnerable elevator control systems linked to the internet, an industry group of elevator manufacturers has proposed a set of cybersecurity guidelines. The National Elevator Industry Inc. (NEII)’s white …
  • CPDoS attack can poison CDNs to deliver error pages instead of legitimate sites 23 Oct 2019 02:38 PC Magazine Two academics from the Technical University of Cologne (TH Koln) have disclosed this week a new type of web attack that can poison content delivery networks (CDNs) into caching and then serving error pages instead of legitimate websites. The new attack has …
  • 'Your whole business is basically gone': Gillian Franklin hit by $2 million cyber attack 23 Oct 2019 01:36 Sydney Morning Herald However the cyber attack shut the entire Heat Group down and Ms Franklin feared for the company's survival. "I was at the time very concerned and distressed but underestimated the seriousness and the impact it would have on us financially being …
  • Gaza NGOs slam Palestinian Authority over frozen bank accounts 23 Oct 2019 01:31 Middle East Eye Dozens of NGOs in the besieged Gaza Strip are ringing the alarm over the freezing of their bank accounts following restrictions imposed by the Palestinian Authority (PA) Ministry of Interior based in the occupied West Bank. The policy, in place since 2017, …
  • Threats in encrypted traffic 23 Oct 2019 00:48 Cisco There was a time when the web was open. Quite literally—communications taking place on the early web were not masked in any significant fashion. This meant that it was fairly trivial for a bad actor to intercept and read the data being transmitted between …
  • FBI partners with public to decrease Internet crimes 22 Oct 2019 23:50 WBBJ JACKSON, Tenn. — According to the FBI, Americans lose billions of dollars to Internet crimes every year, and now the FBI wants to work with you to stay ahead of it. “We do everything we can to get the word out on how to be safe. But inevitably, we are …
  • Cybersecurity: Hostile nations responsible for 'significant' number of attacks against UK organisations 22 Oct 2019 23:24 PC Magazine The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has helped UK organisations fight over 600 cyber attacks over the course of the last year, with hostile nation-states blamed for a 'significant' number of the attempts at hacking UK-based targets. The NCSC …
  • Parliament hack prompted mass govt cyber security uplift 22 Oct 2019 21:38 iTnews Australia Twenty-five government agencies had their cyber posture uplifted following the state-sponsored cyber attack against Parliament House in February, the Australian Signals Directorate has revealed. In its first annual report since becoming a statutory agency, …
  • Trans activist Jessica Yaniv filed genital wax complaints as means of 'extortion,' rights tribunal rules 22 Oct 2019 21:31 Calgary Herald Jessica Yaniv arrives for a B.C. Human Rights Tribunal hearing in Vancouver. Darryl Dyck for National Post/File The British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal has thoroughly dismissed the case of transgender woman Jessica Yaniv, ruling her persistent …
  • EU ambassador commends digital economy task force 22 Oct 2019 18:54 Ghana MMA General News of Tuesday, 22 October 2019 Source: gbconline.com 2019-10-22 Diana Acconcia, European Union Ambassador to Ghana Ghana’s cyber space has recently called the attention of various global organizations. During this year’s cyber security awareness …
  • 16% of companies suffered technology-related security incident in past year 22 Oct 2019 15:03 Breaking News from Ireland Almost one-fifth of enterprises in Ireland have reported at least one technology-related security incident in the last 12 months. Figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show the increasing issues faced by companies conducting their …
  • Cloudflare embroiled in child abuse row 22 Oct 2019 14:43 News Image copyright Getty Images A charity has accused one of the world's biggest content delivery networks of inadvertently protecting sites that host images of child abuse. Cloudflare helps websites deliver content faster but some of its clients are …
  • Tehran: No Sign of US Cyber Attack after Drone Downing 22 Oct 2019 14:29 Fars News Agency TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of Iran's Civil Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholamreza Jalali rejected Washington’s claim that the US responded Tehran’s downing of an American spy drone over the Strait of Hormuz with a cyberattack, saying that there is …
  • How your heart could be hacked – The dangers of medical IoT devices 22 Oct 2019 13:43 My Broadband Internet of Things (IoT) devices have helped to improve patient care in the health sector in a number of ways. Pacemakers that allow accurate heart rate monitoring and adjustment of impulses, infusion pumps that can inject controllable doses of blood or …
  • It doesn’t matter ‘who’ hacked your business 22 Oct 2019 13:13 The Next Web China. North Korea. Russia. Iran. Why does it matter to your security posture if any of these countries are behind the latest cybersecurity attack?  In most cases, it doesn’t, and as a business leader, it probably shouldn’t matter to you.  News attaching …
  • Cyber fraud sees 194% increase in 3 years – CID 22 Oct 2019 12:21 Ghana MMA Business News of Tuesday, 22 October 2019 Source: goldstreetbusiness.com 2019-10-22 Ghana has recorded a 194 percent increase in cyber-crime and its related activities over the last three years from 2016 to 2018, statistics from the Criminal Investigation …
  • Satcom Direct Launches Data Sync 22 Oct 2019 11:40 Aviation International News After unveiling SD Xperience at last year’s NBAA show, Satcom Direct has been busy adding new features to the package of services, which includes SD Pro and SD Scheduler software and the company’s cabin networking hardware. The newest extension of SD …
  • Russian spy softwares use Iranian hacking tools to attack 35 countries 22 Oct 2019 11:34 International Business Times How A Cyber Attack Could Shut Down The U.S. Cybercriminals have their own ways of working. In what may be a very worrisome development for US and Europe, it seems Russian and Iranian cybercriminals have put together resources for a combined attack on 35 …
  • CSO figures show how many Irish firms suffered technology related security incidents last year 22 Oct 2019 11:28 Breaking News from Ireland Almost a fifth of Irish businesses suffered technology related security incidents last year. Central Statistics Office figures show most of the issues related to a denial of service attack, a ransomware issue or software failure. Almost 5% of enterprises …
  • North America Smart Hospital Market 2018-2023|- Overview and scope, market Size, industry Trends, Outlook, Opportunity 22 Oct 2019 09:16 MarketWatch.com Oct 22, 2019 (AmericaNewsHour) -- The smart hospital is a technological revolution in the healthcare industry which manages a large amount of available data and integrates different hospital delivery mechanisms. It makes use of the electronic patient …
  • Reinsurers Look at Cyber’s Massive Growth Possibilities—With Caution 22 Oct 2019 06:05 Insurancejournal.com Reinsurers are aware they must constantly invent new solutions in order to stay relevant for their clients. Yet, they admit they are sometimes challenged to close the protection gap for new and emerging risks such as cyber. Cyber is actually an emerged …
  • Parliament hack report too torrid for public release 22 Oct 2019 01:29 iTnews Australia The federal government is unlikely to release even a redacted version of the final report on the state-sponsored cyber attack against the parliamentary computing network earlier this year. Senate President Scott Ryan told a senate estimates hearing on …
  • Anglo-Eastern And Naval Dome Ink Cyber MOU. 22 Oct 2019 00:34 Logisticsvoices Global ship manager Anglo-Eastern has inked a memorandum of understanding on cyber security with Naval Dome. Signed by Capt. Bjorn Hojgaard, CEO of Anglo-Eastern, and Naval Dome CEO Itai Sela, the agreement underpins the ship manager’s commitment to …
  • BMO Issues Inaugural Sustainability Bond 21 Oct 2019 22:12 Tradingcharts.com TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2019 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) -- -- Furthers its Growing the Good commitment to enable a sustainable future BMO Financial Group (TSX:BMO) (NYSE:BMO) today announced the closing of its inaugural U.S. $500-million 3-year Sustainability …
  • Manju Warrier files complaint against 'Odiyan' director Sreekumar Menon 21 Oct 2019 21:42 The New Indian Express By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Actor Manju Warrier has filed a complaint to Kerala Police Chief Loknath Behera against ad filmmaker-turned film director Sreekumar Menon alleging that she was humiliated by him through defamation on social media …
  • Gov’t to include cybersecurity education in school curricular 21 Oct 2019 21:42 Ghana MMA By Julius K. Satsi, GNA Accra, Oct. 21, GNA – Government has said that it would incorporate cybersecurity education into the basic and senior secondary schools in Ghana as part of an agenda to build capacity of citizenry in tackling cybersecurity. …
  • Can Security Operations Centers (SOC) Benefit from Third-Party Threat Intelligence? 21 Oct 2019 21:18 Circle ID Businesses today have to deal with cybersecurity issues daily. Recent trends show an ever-increasing number of hacked networks and breached data. Studies also show that those victimized often have weak cybersecurity measures in place, forcing them to spend …

AI – IoT – Cloud

  • 2 tri-county companies on Pepperdine’s most fundable list 23 Oct 2019 17:47 Pacific Coast Business Times Two tri-county companies received recognition from the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School, which named them among the top 15 most fundable firms in the nation Oct. 18. Westlake Village-based Giftz ranked No. 12 on the list. The company’s platform allows …
  • Tokyo Motor Show gets kid-friendly, future-oriented reboot in bid to reverse flagging attendance 23 Oct 2019 17:47 Japan Times The 46th Tokyo Motor Show slated to kick off Thursday will not just focus on futuristic, cutting-edge vehicles, such as self-driving cars, it will also shine a light on unconventional mobility devices and exhibitions for children aimed at reversing …
  • Full-scale 5G will come, just be patient 23 Oct 2019 17:46 Khaleej Times While 5G may be indeed here, there are still a lot of fine-tuning to do in order to fully realise its potential. Patience, therefore, will be greatly appreciated. "5G is more of a concept now... [new innovations] take time," Haitao Li, senior …
  • Yang says universal basic income would pay for itself by stimulating economy 23 Oct 2019 17:44 New Hampshire News Yang says universal basic income would pay for itself by stimulating economy, raising living standards Democratic presidential candidate, entrepreneur speaks at Politics and Eggs event held at NH Institute of Politics Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy …
  • Hong Kong Baptist University receives FDA orphan drug designation for novel aptamer 23 Oct 2019 17:40 News-Medical.net A research team from the School of Chinese Medicine at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has successfully developed a novel aptamer, i.e. a single-stranded piece of DNA, for the treatment of osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) with the aid of artificial …
  • 12 Tech Tasks E-Commerce Companies Need To Tackle Before The Holiday Season 23 Oct 2019 17:37 Forbes The holiday season is a particularly busy time for retailers—especially e-commerce companies. In addition to increased inventory and marketing needs, they also need to address technology needs and strategies. As technology leaders, the members of Forbes …
  • Walmart gives a $100 gift card for every Google Pixel 4 or Pixel 4 XL pre-order 23 Oct 2019 17:33 Digital Trends Julian Chokkattu/Digital Trends After the Made by Google event last October 15, demand for the new Pixel smartphones has started to peak. Top retailers are riding the hype by throwing pre-sale offers of their own. Not to be outdone, Walmart is also …
  • Does your computer pass the Malwarebytes challenge? 23 Oct 2019 17:33 Digital Trends As technology has grown increasingly complex and intertwined with almost every aspect of our daily lives, cybersecurity has perhaps never been more of a concern than it is today. And while computers and networks have advanced, so have the techniques that …
  • Huawei and Honor’s latest wearables push is a key part of a much bigger plan 23 Oct 2019 17:33 Digital Trends Huawei, and its subsidiary Honor, have already proven neither have any intention of letting the politically-motivated restrictions placed on them spoil the momentum achieved over the past year or so. There’s growing evidence the companies are diversifying …
  • Schneider Electric showcases utilities tech expertise at Wetex 23 Oct 2019 17:29 Trade Arabia Schneider Electric, a global leader in energy management automation and digital transformation, has announced that its Mobile Innovation Hub is showcasing crucial advances in technologies for utilities, particularly in grid, water, and solar energy at the …
  • 11 Upcoming Real Estate Trends Poised To Impact Agents And Investors 23 Oct 2019 17:26 Forbes The real estate market’s fluidity makes it a place where trends are always changing. Developing trends usually take a few years to enter the mainstream and become the norm. Because of this, smart agents and investors keep their fingers on the pulse of the …
  • AI for all: Panel assesses impact of new machine-learning tools and rise of quantum computing 23 Oct 2019 17:23 SiliconANGLE Artificial intelligence is getting personal. Advances in massive data gathering and processing, coupled with wholesale leaps in machine processing power are setting the stage for a world where AI could closely simulate the human brain and become ingrained …
  • Google scientists claim ‘quantum supremacy’ in computing 23 Oct 2019 17:17 Business Day Paris — Scientists claimed on Wednesday to have achieved a near-mythical state of computing in which a new generation of machine vastly outperforms the world’s fastest super-computer, known as “quantum supremacy”. A team of experts working on Google’s …
  • Intel Launches New Training Portal and Shares Details on Revamped Partner Program 23 Oct 2019 17:11 ChannelPro-SMB Intel has launched a new cross-discipline partner training platform and released details about the company-wide channel program, called the Intel Partner Alliance, that it plans to formally launch next year. Both moves are early steps on the road toward …
  • Durham fintech startup Zogo lands 11 financial institution partners 23 Oct 2019 17:10 WRAL DURHAM – Zogo, a fintech startup focusing on improving teens’ financial literacy, has landed 11 financial institutions as partners to distribute their app. Zogo founder and CEO Bolun Li and lead software developer Simran Singh are driving the company. …
  • State-level AI deployment picks up steam 23 Oct 2019 17:10 Government Computer News State-level AI deployment picks up steam By Stephanie Kanowitz Oct 23, 2019 State agencies are applying artificial intelligence like a salve to ease pain points such as workforce shortages and budget constraints, according to a new report by the National …
  • MaritzCX Announces AI Suite of Products 23 Oct 2019 17:06 Destination CRM MaritzCX, a provider of experience management solutions, has launched a suite of products that leverage artificial intelligence and are integrated within its platform. Thesolutions powering the AI capabilities within the MaritzCX Platform include the …
  • Google scientists say they’ve achieved ‘quantum supremacy’ breakthrough over classical computers 23 Oct 2019 17:00 The Washington Post The achievement has been compared to the Wright brothers’ 12-second first flight at Kitty Hawk — an early, aspirational glimpse at a revolution to come. By providing exponentially greater calculation power than the machines we use today, quantum computers …
  • Web Content Management System Market is Expected to Witness a Steady Growth by 2024 23 Oct 2019 16:48 MarketWatch.com Oct 23, 2019 (HTF Market Intelligence via COMTEX) -- Advance Market Analytics released a comprehensive study of 200+ pages on 'Web Content Management System' market with detailed insights on growth factors and strategies. The study segments key …
  • Automation Industrial Monitors Market Competitive Landscape, Strategic Assessment and Forecast Till 2025 23 Oct 2019 16:48 MarketWatch.com Oct 23, 2019 (HTF Market Intelligence via COMTEX) -- AMA recently published a detailed study of over 180+ pages in its repository on 'Automation Industrial Monitors' market covering interesting aspects of market with supporting development scenario …
  • Ace wildlife photographer Ismail Shariff predicts good times for Wildlife Conservation in Malawi 23 Oct 2019 16:45 Maravi Express Ace wildlife photographer Ismail Shariff Ismail Shariff, who visited Kazakhstan for a conference on Snow Leopard recently, pours out his heart to Dr. Ahmed Mohiuddin Siddiqui about the efforts needed to conserve wildlife on the planet earth. Hyderabad, the …
  • Global IoT innovators to demonstrate 5G use cases using oneM2M at ETSI IoT Week 23 Oct 2019 16:45 itrportal.com How oneM2M, the global Internet of Things (IoT) standard, can be used to support new and emerging use cases in the 5G era will be demonstrated at ETSI IoT Week 2019 this week, where the latest real-world IoT deployments across the industry will be …
  • Quantum Supremacy? Superfast Computers and the Race for Domination 23 Oct 2019 16:43 The New York Times This was not just any math problem. On Wednesday, Google said its researchers had performed a calculation that the largest supercomputers could not complete in under 10,000 years. And they had done it in 3 minutes 20 seconds. With that calculation, the …
  • Monolithic Power Systems' (MPWR) CEO Michael Hsing on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 23 Oct 2019 16:42 Seeking Alpha Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR) Q3 2019 Earnings Conference Call October 22, 2019 6:00 PM ET Company Participants Michael Hsing – Chief Executive Officer Bernie Blegen – Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants …
  • Study: North Carolina scores poorly in protecting citizens’ data privacy 23 Oct 2019 16:42 WRAL RALEIGH – A new report about how states are taking steps to protect the data privacy of their citizens finds that North Carolina scores a mere 20 on a scale of 100, meeting four of 20 study criteria. California, meanwhile, leads the nation with a score of …
  • Tencent to support startup incubator scheme with Singapore university 23 Oct 2019 16:38 PC Magazine Tencent is teaming up with the National University of Singapore (NUS) to establish an incubator programme aimed at nurturing local startups. Under the scheme, the Chinese technology giant will offer its cloud services and technology as well as marketing …
  • Zoom Zen: Mastering The Art Of Simplicity 23 Oct 2019 16:36 Forbes I recently attended the Zoom Communications annual event for customers, partners, analysts, press and employees. Creatively named Zoomtopia, the two-day event was held in San Jose, CA. If you have not heard of Zoom, it is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) …
  • Asia-Pacific spending on AI to surge this year: IDC 23 Oct 2019 16:34 Taipei Times Spending on artificial intelligence (AI) in the Asia-Pacific region is expected to surge by more than 50 percent on an annual basis to US$6.2 billion this year, market advisory firm International Data Corp (IDC) said. “Artificial intelligence is having …
  • Local chip industry to buck global fall 23 Oct 2019 16:34 Taipei Times Taiwan’s semiconductor industry is forecast to edge up 0.1 percent to NT$2.62 trillion (US$85.59 billion) this year, dragged by a sharp correction in the memorychip sector and the US-China trade dispute, the Industrial Technology and Research Institute ( …
  • Artificial Intelligence Rivals Experts in Diagnosing Brain Bleeds 23 Oct 2019 16:28 Medscape A deep learning algorithm can accurately detect acute intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) on head CT on par with highly trained neuroradiologists, in some cases identifying subtle abnormalities overlooked by the radiologists, new research shows. Only a " …
  • CRA offers data processing platform with Dataddo 23 Oct 2019 16:23 Telecompaper Czech operator Ceske Radiokomunikace (CRA) announced that it's entering the business intelligence and big data market segments, as part of its IoT services offering.  The operator offers a solution to connect IoT infrastructure and the CRA cloud …
  • Canadian tech jobs surge, but office space crunch persists 23 Oct 2019 16:20 Vancouver Sun As tech hubs continue to emerge, such as the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto, pictured, vacancy rates in big markets have also plunged. AARON VINCENT ELKAIM / New York Times files A new report shows that the number of technology workers in Canada …
  • Unified Communication Market to Expand with Significant at a CAGR 12.60% by 2019-2023 – Allied Market Research 23 Oct 2019 16:20 GuruFocus.com Allied Market Research published a report, titled, Unified Communication Market by Application (Video, Telephony, Conferencing, Mobility, Unified Messaging, IM & Presence, and Contact Center) and Industry Vertical (Energy & Utilities, IT & …
  • Google says quantum computer completed 10,000-year task in 200 seconds 23 Oct 2019 16:09 CBS News October 23, 2019 / 11:21 AM / CBS/AP Google said it has achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing research, saying an experimental quantum processor has completed a calculation in just a few minutes that would take a traditional …
  • The Londoner Hotel to Open June 2020 in Leicester Square 23 Oct 2019 16:05 Hotel News Resource With six subterranean levels, hotel is one of the deepest buildings in the world and is set to be London’s most sought-after MICE destination with a 6,092 square-foot pillarless ballroom, among other unique spaces The Londoner Hotel to Open June 2020 in …
  • Google scientists say they’ve achieved ‘quantum supremacy’ over classical computers 23 Oct 2019 16:04 Anchorage Daily News For the first time, a machine that runs on the mind-boggling physics of quantum mechanics has reportedly solved a problem that would stump the world’s top supercomputers - a breakthrough known as “quantum supremacy.” If validated, the report by Google’s AI …
  • Taiwan Semiconductor Is Riding the 5G Wave to the Bank 23 Oct 2019 16:02 Taipei News Microchip manufacturing foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (NYSE:TSM) reported third-quarter results last week, sporting 11% growth on both the top and bottom lines. The results were better than your average Wall Street analyst was …
  • Syte Announces Next-Generation Personalization for Retail Using Visual AI 23 Oct 2019 16:00 Odessa American TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 23, 2019-- Syte, a leader in Visual AI for retail, announced today that it has been named a SAP Innovation Partner. SAP will use Syte’s Visual AI to offer retailers advanced personalization capabilities for shoppers …
  • Independent Research Firm Recognizes WorkFusion for Having the Strongest Embedded Machine Learning in Robotic Process Automation Evaluation 23 Oct 2019 16:00 Odessa American NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 23, 2019-- WorkFusion, a top provider of Intelligent Automation software, today announced it was recognized as having “the strongest embedded [machine learning] and insight for how AI can enhance RPA beyond task automation” …
  • Qt World Summit 2019 Features Keynotes from Google, LG Electronics, Rimac Automobili and More 23 Oct 2019 16:00 Odessa American BERLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 23, 2019-- On November 4-6 at the Berlin Congress Center in Berlin, Germany, The Qt Company (HEX: QTCOM) will host the Qt World Summit 2019, the biggest annual gathering of the Qt ecosystem. This year’s event will feature …
  • New Deep Learning Startup, OctoML, Launches to Automate Deployment of Secure and Efficient Deep Learning to Cloud and Edge 23 Oct 2019 15:59 Odessa American SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 23, 2019-- OctoML today announced $3.9 million in seed financing led by Madrona Venture Group with participation from Amplify Partners, to bring the ability to deploy deep learning models on every hardware configuration to …
  • McDonald’s expected to jump into the chicken sandwich war next year: KeyBanc 23 Oct 2019 15:59 MarketWatch KeyBanc Capital Markets analysts expect McDonald’s Corp. to enter the chicken sandwich war with a new version of its own offering in the coming year. The new entrant would be one of the ways that McDonald’s MCD, -0.17%  is enhancing its business to tackle …
  • A 3D View of How We Got Here 23 Oct 2019 15:57 Gamasutra The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community. The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of the writer and not Gamasutra or its parent company.   A Very Important Choice Indeed! Computing is heading …
  • BlackBerry announces availability of CylanceProtect for mobile 23 Oct 2019 15:54 Telecompaper BlackBerry announced the availability of BlackBerry-owned Cylance's CylanceProtect mobile threat defense (MTD) platform for mobile devices managed by BlackBerry Unified Endpoint Management (BlackBerry UEM). Leveraging Cylance's AI-driven security …
  • FDA clears Canon's CT image reconstruction tech for Aquilion Precision scanner 23 Oct 2019 15:51 DOTmed.com The FDA has given Canon Medical Systems USA the go-ahead to integrate and sell its AI-based image reconstruction technology as a component of the Aquilion Precision CT system. Named Advanced Intelligent Clear-IQ Engine (AiCE), the deep convolutional neural …
  • Silicon Labs Announces Third Quarter 2019 Results 23 Oct 2019 15:51 edacafe.com - Wireless Strength Drives Record IoT Revenue - AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 23, 2019 — (PRNewswire) — Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leading provider of silicon, software and solutions for a smarter, more connected world, today reported financial results for its …
  • Lenovo and Intel power a new era of computational research 23 Oct 2019 15:38 ITP.net Lenovo Data Center Group (DCG), announced a new collaboration with Intel on joint technology solutions that accelerate the convergence of high-performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI) in helping scientists at the Flatiron Institute …
  • Q4 digital report: Pinterest gains on Instagram and TikTok don’t stop 23 Oct 2019 15:38 The Next Web A wealth of new data has contributed to impressive growth across various aspects of digital over the past three months, so my new Digital 2019 Q4 Global Digital Statshot report – produced in partnership with We Are Social and Hootsuite – has plenty of …
  • Lexus shows off crazy concept electric vehicle 23 Oct 2019 15:19 News In anticipation for the reveal of its first electric vehicle next month, Lexus has unveiled an otherworldly concept car at the Tokyo Motor Show. With the LF-30 Electrified concept vehicle, Lexus imagines several ambitious features, such as gesture control, …
  • Google Announces ‘Quantum Supremacy’ As Samsung-Backed Rival Raises $55 Million 23 Oct 2019 15:16 Forbes Google CEO Sundar Pichai pictured next to Google's quantum computing setup. GoogleThis week’s edition of science journal Nature features the modestly titled paper, “Quantum supremacy using a programmable superconducting processor.” But it represents a …

Cyber Threats

  • Bitcoin Tumbles to 5-Month Low as Libra Hit by US Backlash 23 Oct 2019 17:46 News Max The hostility toward Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency appears to be weighing on the sentiment for Bitcoin. The world’s largest cryptocurrency dropped as much as 10% to $7,305 in New York, the lowest level since May. Other digital tokens such as Ether and …
  • Congressman compares Facebook CEO to president 23 Oct 2019 17:46 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer Updated 10:34 am PDT, Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg, front right, is surrounded by photographers after arriving for a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, …
  • Facebook’s Zuckerberg open to scaling back Libra plan 23 Oct 2019 17:45 Punch Newspapers Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg opened the door Wednesday to scaling back plans for its digital coin Libra if it cannot win approval as a new currency for global exchanges. Zuckerberg made the comments as he faced a torrent of criticism at a …
  • IRS "Guidance" for Taxes on Cryptocurrency Just Raises More Questions 23 Oct 2019 17:43 Money Morning Following through on a promise made in May, the IRS this month issued long-awaited guidance on how investors should treat taxes on cryptocurrency. Unfortunately, the new "guidance" clarified little. It ignored several key issues and left …
  • ‘I actually don’t know if Libra’s going to work’: Congress grills Zuckerberg over Facebook’s digital currency plans 23 Oct 2019 17:42 City A.M. Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has appeared before Congress to defend the social media giant’s controversial proposed digital currency, Libra. Zuckerberg told US lawmakers that Facebook would not support Libra launching before the stablecoin has …
  • Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg faces bipartisan hostility at congressional hearing 23 Oct 2019 17:41 Los Angeles Times Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg faced bipartisan, hostile questions in a congressional hearing Wednesday focused on the social media company’s plans to launch its own cryptocurrency known as Libra. Zuckerberg acknowledged concerns about the Libra …
  • Zuckerberg open to scaling back Libra plan 23 Oct 2019 17:38 The Express Tribune Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Financial Services Committee on "An Examination of Facebook and Its Impact on the Financial Services and Housing Sectors" in the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, DC …
  • The Latest: Congressman compares Facebook CEO to president 23 Oct 2019 17:37 The Republic WASHINGTON — The Latest on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before Congress (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Rep. Barry Loudermilk, a Republican from Georgia, compared Mark Zuckerberg to President Donald Trump during a congressional hearing with the …
  • ‘Don't Try to Garner Sympathy’: African-American Host Scolds Meghan Markle Over Tearful Interview 23 Oct 2019 17:31 Sputnik International Europe 19:59 23.10.2019Get short URL The bombshell interview with the US actress-turned-British royal, in which she complained about the pressure she is under as a new member of the monarchy, was fully released on Sunday, but debate over her emotional …
  • The Latest: Democrats question Facebook CEO in hearing 23 Oct 2019 17:17 SF Gate Updated 10:13 am PDT, Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg, front right, is surrounded by photographers after arriving for a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, …
  • Slog AM: Olympia Is in Hot Water, Hong Kong Kills Extradition Bill, 39 Dead Bodies Found in London Truck 23 Oct 2019 17:16 AltWeeklies.com The extradition bill is dead, but protests are still raging in Hong Kong. f9photos/Getty Images Hi, yes, your cold storage delivery is here: It is 39 dead bodies in the back of my semitruck just like you asked. I'm imagining that this is the …
  • Mark Zuckerberg: Chinese Tech Companies ‘Don’t Share Our Values’ As Americans 23 Oct 2019 17:14 Daily Caller During a Wednesday hearing on Capitol Hill, Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that his views have evolved regarding China. “10 years ago, I would have been more optimistic that trying to work in China would have contributed to a more open …
  • Go Paperless with the Best Smart Notebooks 23 Oct 2019 17:11 CPA Trendlines Need a smart pen? There's one of those, too. By Rick Richardson Whether you love paper and pen or prefer to live paper-free, you still probably need to take notes, read PDFs or maybe even illustrate an idea with a sketch. MORE TECH THIS WEEK: Google …
  • Lawmakers grill Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Libra - Yahoo Finance 23 Oct 2019 17:10 Google Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is in for a long day on Capitol Hill. Zuckerberg is testifying about Facebook’s (FB) cryptocurrency plans and impact on the housing sector before the House Financial Services Committee. Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) kicked …
  • Poppycock: Politico Claims John Brennan Never Accused of Lying to Congress 23 Oct 2019 17:08 NewsBusters.org Conservative Twitter bubbled over when Politico's Natasha Bertrand and Daniel Lippmann baldly contradicted the facts about Obama CIA director John Brennan's self-defensive lying -- as even Politico has reported. Bertrand and Lippmann insisted that …
  • Zuckerberg is getting grilled in Washington as bitcoin is getting grilled on Wall Street 23 Oct 2019 17:07 MarketWatch Bitcoin prices have quietly been in meltdown mode in recent trade and that trend has accelerated amid testimony on Wednesday from Facebook Inc.’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg as he attempts to make a case for digital-currency payment platform Libra. Zuckerberg is …
  • Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg: ‘I actually don’t know if Libra is going to work’ — his doubts are shared by millions of Americans 23 Oct 2019 17:07 MarketWatch Facebook is getting into crypto. The biggest social network on the planet said Tuesday it’s launching a cryptocurrency-based payments system called Libra. Unlike Bitcoin BTC, -2.65%, it will be tied to the value of real-world currencies. A new subsidiary …
  • From A-List Guests To Post-Dancing Burgers, Here Are All The Details From Jennifer Lawrence's Wedding 23 Oct 2019 17:05 Yahoo! Voices Photo credit: Todd Williamson - Getty ImagesFrom ELLE Jennifer Lawrence is finally married to her fiancé Cooke Maroney, eight months after he proposed. According to numerous reports, the Oscar winner and art gallery director have said ‘I do’ in front of …
  • Q&A: Why no one wants to play with Facebook’s Libra  23 Oct 2019 17:05 Digital Journal It’s becoming clear that Facebook’s Libra has gone from being the cool kid on the playground to the one everyone tries to avoid - Mastercard, Visa, Stripe, eBay, Booking Holdings among others have abandoned their original deal with Libra. There are …
  • Can 2019 End As 2017 Did For Bitcoin? 23 Oct 2019 17:03 Benzinga Bitcoin - the truly scarce digital object which had the world talking. Looking past its inherent qualities, however, most of the people are mainly interested in Bitcoin’s price, perhaps somewhat rightfully so. Despite its many benefits over traditional …
  • Facebook’s Zuckerberg takes bipartisan lashing on Libra, 2020 election at congressional hearing 23 Oct 2019 17:00 The Washington Post Rep. Maxine Waters, the panel’s chairwoman, led fellow Democratic lawmakers in highlighting her fears that Libra could threaten the privacy of the people who use it, while undermining U.S. national security and enabling criminals who engage in fraud. …
  • Cyberattack on Montana medical clinic breaches patient data 23 Oct 2019 16:52 Washington Times KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - Montana hospital officials have confirmed a data breach may have compromised the personal information of about 130,000 medical clinic patients. The Daily Inter Lake reported Tuesday that Kalispell Regional Healthcare employees were …
  • Meghan Markle seems miserable as a British duchess. She should come back to Chicago. (Prince Harry also welcome.) 23 Oct 2019 16:46 www.madison.com The last time we heard that Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, was in Chicago, it was just before her May 2018 wedding to Prince Harry. The former Meghan Markle, a Northwestern grad, was spotted at O’Hare International Airport in a White Sox baseball cap, …
  • Bitcoin plunges to five-month low vs dollar after Zuckerberg testimony 23 Oct 2019 16:42 Reuters FILE PHOTO: A Bitcoin logo is displayed at the Bitcoin Center New York City in New York's financial district, U.S. on July 28, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin’s price dropped on Wednesday to its lowest …
  • Local chip industry to buck global fall 23 Oct 2019 16:34 Taipei Times Taiwan’s semiconductor industry is forecast to edge up 0.1 percent to NT$2.62 trillion (US$85.59 billion) this year, dragged by a sharp correction in the memorychip sector and the US-China trade dispute, the Industrial Technology and Research Institute ( …
  • Maxine Waters Urges Facebook to Drop Libra Until 'Deficiencies' Fixed 23 Oct 2019 16:21 News Max House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters said Facebook Inc. should cease work on its cryptocurrency project until the company addresses a series of unrelated “deficiencies” in its social-media business. Waters, speaking at a Wednesday …
  • Safety first: the short, simple guide to securing all your passwords 23 Oct 2019 16:21 The Guardian It feels like it comes round earlier every year. Yes, today is bad password day, your annual reminder that you should install a password manager and randomise your passwords, lest you end up mocked in the national press for securing your precious secrets …
  • Election Assistance Agency Loses Its Top Leaders  23 Oct 2019 16:20 GovExec.com As the nation’s elections clearinghouse faces tight funding and criticism from advocacy groups on its new voting guidelines, the agency is losing its top two officials. Election Assistance Commission commissioners voted in early September to not reappoint …
  • Bake, set, match 23 Oct 2019 16:18 Jerusalem Post LETTING THE ingredients shine: Natalie Braier does a cooking demo. (photo credit: RAN LEVI/ILTV) ‘Where I come from, women are women and they don’t need to prove it,” says the Scottish character Rory MacNeil in Arthur Cohn’s recently released film, The …
  • Will stablecoin revitalise cryptocurrencies? 23 Oct 2019 16:15 The Hindu Business Line That human ingenuity knows no bounds is effectively reflected in the manner in which the cryptocurrency ecosystem is evolving. Even as the supporters of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies dwindled and regulators patted themselves on the back for handling …
  • Zuckerberg, in Washington to Talk Cryptocurrency, Gets Grilled on Everything 23 Oct 2019 16:14 The New York Times WASHINGTON — Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, returned to the hot seat on Wednesday to defend a cryptocurrency project that has become the latest target of criticism from lawmakers frustrated with the social media giant. He ended up defending …
  • Facebook's Zuckerberg Faces Hostile Questions in Congress 23 Oct 2019 16:12 NBC Chicago Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced bipartisan, hostile questions in a congressional hearing Wednesday focused on the social media company's plans to launch its own cryptocurrency known as Libra. Zuckerberg acknowledged concerns about the Libra project, …
  • If your password is 'superman' or 'blink182' you might want to change it 23 Oct 2019 16:07 BetaNews The UK's National Cyber Security Centre has released its annual review for 2019 which sets out cybersecurity trends and looks at how the agency has been protecting consumers and businesses. One of the most interesting findings is the list of most …
  • What's in the latest Firefox update? Firefox 70 stops social media trackers 23 Oct 2019 16:07 Computerworld Mozilla on Tuesday upgraded Firefox to version 70, enhancing its anti-tracking technology with new blockers that automatically stymie social media trackers and compiling reports so users can see what spying the browser has stopped. Security engineers at …
  • Facebook ramps up election security efforts a... 23 Oct 2019 16:03 Taipei News FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2019, file photo Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Georgetown University in Washington. With just over a year left until With just over a year left until the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Facebook is stepping up its efforts …
  • How to Watch Mark Zuckerberg's Grilling in Congress Today - Coindesk 23 Oct 2019 16:01 Google Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg will be facing a grilling from lawmakers in Congress at 14:00 UTC (10 a.m. local time) today. In his testimony before the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee, Zuckerberg has already revealed he …
  • The Navy’s Tomahawk Cruise Missile Is Becoming More Lethal, More Versatile 23 Oct 2019 15:59 Forbes One lesson the U.S. Navy has learned in dealing with emergent threats is that it is a lot easier to adapt what you already have to new challenges than start over with a completely new solution. The Tomahawk cruise missile, carried on 145 U.S. warships, is …
  • Collins Aerospace Concludes Critical Design Review for Navy Airborne Training Tech 23 Oct 2019 15:46 ExecutiveBiz Collins Aerospace has cleared a critical design review for its updated version of an airborne training platform designed to secure tactics and provide realism during flight exercises. The Tactical Combat Training System will work to accommodate fourth and …
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average Slides on Weak Caterpillar Earnings 23 Oct 2019 15:43 Money Morning By Garrett Baldwin, Behavioral Trading Specialist, Money Morning • October 23, 2019 The Dow Jones Industrial Average is tethered by lackluster earnings reports from Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) and Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) today. I'll discuss the factors …
  • Facebook’s Zuckerberg faces Capitol Hill heat on Libra, elections fraud 23 Oct 2019 15:43 MarketWatch It’s shaping up as another bruising day on Capitol Hill for Mark Zuckerberg. Between skepticism about Facebook Inc.’s FB, +1.50%   ability to safeguard against election fraud to outright skepticism over its cryptocurrency project Libra, the company’s …
  • Zuckerberg gets scolded from all sides during Libra hearing 23 Oct 2019 15:35 Cnet Mark Zuckerberg returned to Capitol Hill on Wednesday morning to defend his company again. So far, Congress members weren't having it. Facebook's co-founder and CEO faced a heavily skeptical group of Congress members who went after the billionaire …
  • Swatting away Facebook’s army of lobbyists, lawmakers bring Zuckerberg back to the Hill 23 Oct 2019 15:19 Los Angeles Times Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg will face the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday with a legion of lobbyists backing him up. Despite spending record amounts of money to influence Washington policy, the social media company …
  • Bitcoin slumps as Facebook’s libra hit by US backlash 23 Oct 2019 15:19 News The hostility toward Facebook’s libra cryptocurrency appears to be weighing on the sentiment for bitcoin. The world’s largest cryptocurrency dropped as much as 8.7% to US$7 418 in New York, the lowest level since May. Other digital tokens such as ether and …
  • Walker: No longer a simple library 23 Oct 2019 15:18 Fremont Tribune In today’s libraries, things are changing at such a fast pace, it is sometimes difficult for everyone to keep up with the changing practices. Libraries of the “olden days” were pretty much the place to go for books, magazines and newspapers. Kids on farms …
  • Zuckerberg Defends Facebook Cryptocurrency Project to House Committee 23 Oct 2019 15:18 The New York Times WASHINGTON — Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, returned to the hot seat on Wednesday to defend a cryptocurrency project that has become the latest target of criticism from lawmakers frustrated with the social media giant. In a hearing before the …
  • Facebook’s Zuckerberg Defends Digital Currency Plans 23 Oct 2019 15:16 Forbes Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg arrives for a hearing before the House Financial ... [+] Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, to discuss his plans for the new cryptocurrency Libra. (AP Photo/Susan …
  • The Latest: GOP politician defends Facebook in hearing 23 Oct 2019 15:14 Michigansthumb Updated 11:08 am EDT, Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg, front right, is surrounded by photographers after arriving for a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, …
  • Zuckerberg reassures U.S. Congress on Facebook's digital currency plans 23 Oct 2019 15:13 Reuters (New throughout, adds comments from Zuckerberg, Waters) By Pete Schroeder WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc CEO Mark Zuckerberg sought to reassure skeptical U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday that the company’s planned digital currency Libra would be a …
  • A Knight’s Quest review for Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One 23 Oct 2019 15:12 Gaming Age Platform: Nintendo Switch Also on: PS4, PC, Xbox One Publisher: Curve Digital Developer: Sky9 Games Medium: Digital Players: 1 Online: No ESRB: T It turns out that, despite what I said a few weeks ago, I don’t like all Zelda clones, but instead only the …
  • GOP politician defends Facebook in hearing 23 Oct 2019 15:11 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer Updated 8:02 am PDT, Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez, AP FILE - In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the keynote speech at F8, Facebook's developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. Zuckerberg is …