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How The Internet Of Things Will Shape The Datacenter Of The Future

Everyone is talking about the Internet of Things (IoT) and developing a strategy to go after this market. There is a significant amount of focus by many companies to create more “things”—smart devices, wearables, and intelligent industrial endpoints. However, IoT also creates a large opportunity …

Internet of Things

IT departments won't exist in five years

<i>IT departments are quickly becoming consultancies in companies increasingly driven by consumer technology, and the control they once had over tech</i> …

Consumer Tech

New York City Officially Launches Free Public Wi-Fi

After a soft launch of four hubs in January, the LinkNYC system officially goes live today.<p>New York City will see the official launch of its new citywide LinkNYC free Wi-Fi system today. At noon on Thursday, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is announcing the public launch of the Wi-Fi hotspots that have …

New York City

U.S. GMO crops show mix of benefits, concerns - USDA report | Reuters

Feb 24 (Reuters) - After more than 15 years of using genetically modified crops, U.S. farmers are continuing to see an array of benefits, but the impacts on the environmental and on food production are mixed, and high farmer use of a popular herbicide on GMO crops is a cause for ongoing concern, …

Sunlight causes genetic mutations that turn moles malignant

Continued sunlight exposure can push moles to turn malignant from induced genetic mutations, says a study. It found a distinct signature in …

Powerful 'Gene Drive' Can Quickly Change An Entire Species

Biologist Ethan Bier runs a laboratory at the University of California, San Diego where fruit flies are used to help unravel the processes that lead to some human diseases. One day recently, a graduate student in the lab called him over to take a look at the results of the latest experiment.<p>Bier …

Genetics

Scientists shouldn’t edit the human gene pool, expert panel decides

At least not right now<p>Scientists shouldn't use gene-editing technology to modify human embryos that might result in a person, a group of international experts concluded yesterday in Washington, DC, during the International Summit on Human Gene Editing. The experts also said in a statement it would …

Gene-Editing Technology Could Help Eradicate Malaria, Study Shows

Scientists find ways to block mosquitoes from transmitting the killer disease<p>A groundbreaking but controversial new gene-editing technology is accelerating a push to eradicate malaria, with scientists recently identifying two ways to block mosquitoes from transmitting the killer disease.<p>In a study …

Microservices at Netflix: Lessons for Architectural Design

In some recent blog posts, we’ve explained why we believe it’s crucial to adopt a four‑tier application architecture in which applications are …

Microservices

Amazon Finally Discloses Cloud Services Sales, Showing 49% Jump

Turns out there’s real money in the cloud. The Amazon.com Inc. division that serves up computer power, storage, and software via the Internet, …

Self-driving taxis will begin trials in Japan next year

Self-driving cars are a few years away from becoming a thing, right? Not in Japan, where the company Robot Taxi has announced that it'll start testing robotic taxis in 2016. A report by the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reveals that the firm will begin by offering autonomous rides to 50 people in Kanagawa …

Stephen Hawking warns of an 'intelligence explosion'

AP Photo/Elizabeth Dalziel<p>Stephen Hawking has been vocal about the dangers of artificial intelligence (AI) and how they could pose a threat to …

How Artificial Intelligence Will Give Birth To Itself

There’s a saying among futurists that a human-equivalent artificial intelligence will be our last invention. After that, AIs will be capable of …

Google Turning Its Lucrative Web Search Over to AI Machines

When Google-parent Alphabet Inc. reported eye-popping earnings last week its executives couldn’t stop talking up the company’s investments in machine …

Raytheon lands government network security contract worth $1bn

One of the biggest concerns for many governmental agencies today is the security of their network systems. A single hack can leak all manner of …

Raytheon

Cyber-security professionals say employees are the biggest threat...

The self-taught cybersecurity expert gets paid to test companies' networks and says the days when firewalls, data backup and antivirus programs …

How the basics of network security systems have evolved

Today's sophisticated network security technologies work together to provide a tighter net and block malicious behavior both within and at the edge …

Fortinet Resources and Documents

Resources and Documentation<p>Download from a wide range of educational materials including critical threat reports, informative webinars, and top …

Webinars

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Using Global Threat Intelligence in Your Network Security Strategy<p>Global threat intelligence services can be a powerful security tool, but it's no …

YouTube’s Apple TV Gets a New Look, More Videos … and Ads

YouTube has overhauled its app on just about every other device. Now it's Apple's turn.<p>YouTube has spent the last couple years overhauling the apps it provides for different devices, but it has steered clear of Apple TV.<p>Not anymore: The world’s biggest video service has refreshed its app for …

Exclusive: HBO to outsource streaming technology in blow to CTO

In a major strategic shift, HBO will license the technology underpinning the standalone streaming service it plans to offer in 2015. The company has …

Overstock Is Going To Take On Amazon's Video-Streaming Service

Overstock plans to launch its own video-streaming service to directly challenge Amazon and Amazon Prime Video, CEO Patrick Byrne said Tuesday at the National Association of Television Program Executives conference, according to the Hollywood Reporter.<p>The company, which claims to be the biggest …

Netflix Says Its Subscribers Love the Shows It Makes — So It’s Going to Make a Lot More

Reed Hastings will celebrate by streaming Sony's "The Interview," starting this Saturday.<p>A quick look at Netflix’s Q4 numbers: $1.48 billion and earnings of 75 cents a share, excluding a one-time gain. Wall Street was looking for $1.46 billion and 45 cents a share.<p>More important are Netflix’s …

Wall Street

Amazon is going to start paying authors according to how many pages people read

The Atlantic reports that Amazon has updated its terms of use for Kindle authors, people who release digital books through Amazon's online publishing scheme.<p>Amazon is launching an experiment called "Kindle Unlimited Pages Read" that will track how many pages of each book readers actually see. It …

Turn a Comp CC layout into a magazine cover in InDesign

See how Nicole Jacek uses Comp CC and InDesign to turn a comp she created on the go into a finished magazine cover. (Watch, 2 min) And then read the …

Graphics

This Is How You Sell Books In The Digital Age

Penguin Books unveils a clever interactive site, inspired by the iPod’s clicking wheel, to accompany the release of 80 classic e-books.<p>Penguin Books turns 80 this year. To celebrate its birthday, the British imprint of the world’s largest publishing house is releasing a new series of 80 books, …

Books

Flipboard Launches a Web Version For Reading Anywhere

Today, Flipboard launched its first foray into a Web version of its product, after previously offering its product via native apps on Android and iOS.<p>The new Flipboard site is beautifully designed and fully responsive, so will work great on any screen size (including mobile). It also offers a …

Developing a Right Feeling for Designing with Type

It’s when type size is combined with other attributes that suddenly the type might seem too small or too big in the design. And we can make the type …