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Warren Targets KPMG Over Wells' Phony Accounts

WASHINGTON — Sens. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., are raising concerns about why independent audits of Wells Fargo's internal …

7 Best Dividend Stocks to Buy for 2017

The surprising result of the presidential election has large implications for dividend stocks. First, let’s stipulate this: As an asset class, stocks …

Lessons From the Dyn DDoS Attack

A week ago Friday, someone took down numerous popular websites in a massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack against the domain name …

Cybersecurity

Why robots, not trade, are behind so many factory job losses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump blames Mexico and China for stealing millions of jobs from the United States.<p>He might want to bash the robots instead.<p>Despite the Republican presidential nominee's charge that "we don't make anything anymore," manufacturing is still flourishing in America. Problem is, …

United States

The four cybersecurity terms everyone is talking about at Black Hat

As the saying goes, knowledge is power. And when it comes to cybersecurity knowledge, every year thousands descend on Las Vegas for the Black Hat conference to acquire as much of it as they can. For some, it’s an opportunity to share research and to demonstrate the fragility of computing systems. …

Information Security

Why Google's Network Needs Five Controllers

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Google’s network has five control systems, and in an SDN World Congress keynote Thursday, Vijoy Pandey, Google’s head of …

The reality of AR/VR competition

Tim Merel Contributor<p>Tim Merel is managing director of Digi-Capital.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Ubiquitous AR to dominate focused VR by 2022<br>• The new reality of mobile AR and computer vision venture capital<p>Virtual, augmented and mixed reality have a competition problem.<p>But while most AR/VR …

How massive DDoS attacks are undermining the Internet

On Friday morning, I awoke to find that our company-wide single sign-on and cloud storage was disrupted due to the massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack against domain host Dyn.<p>This attack was big, disrupting consumer services like Spotify and Netflix, all the way to enterprise-grade …

Cybersecurity

Google’s big hardware moment is also its biggest test

Few would argue Android got off to a slow start. Back in 2008, it was the eagerly anticipated Google mobile platform that was supposed to take on the …

Why the next 20 years will see a lot less technological disruption than the past 20

“The internet is still at the beginning of its beginning,” writes Wired co-founder and Silicon Valley guru Kevin Kelly in his new book <i>The Inevitable</i>. Kelly argues that adding machine intelligence to everyday objects — a process he calls “cognifying” — “would be hundreds of times more disruptive to …

7 things that differentiate a passionate project manager from others

Is management your passion? Or are you into it just for the money and perks?<p>Some of you might have an answer to this question. While there will be …

Azure is becoming the first AI supercomputer, says Microsoft

Microsoft's CEO on how its cloud computing service is evolving.<p>You may have thought it was just a cloud computing service, but Microsoft's Azure …

How Your Body Language Can Tell People You’re a Leader—or Not

Nonverbal communication from executives can speak volumes to employees and others. For starters, don’t tilt your head.<p>For better or worse, C-suite leaders are always on display. And whether in a one-on-one meeting or speaking to a crowd of thousands, they are sending nonverbal messages that shape …

Employment

Yahoo Is Sued for Gross Negligence Over Huge Hacking

Yahoo was sued on Friday by a user who accused it of gross negligence over a massive 2014 hacking in which information was stolen from at least 500 …

Psychology of Color for impactful website

Website designers often use different colors in their website design that attracts our focus and we keep on appreciating these colorful web designs …

Google's Image-Captioning AI Is Getting Scary Good

The machine knows more than just what's in a picture. It's learning to understand what those people and objects are doing.<p>Google has released the latest iteration of its machine learning system that figures out what's in an image and captions it, and it's better than ever. The company also made it …

Facebook has built a world-class, murderous, Doom-playing AI

Luckily, it can only play "Doom".<p>A team from the social network blasted its way to glory this week in a contest to build programs capable of autonomously playing the classic first-person shooter game.<p>Called VizDoom, it's an irreverent test of skill for AI researchers, focused on eight-player …

Microsoft is using computer science to find cancer cure

Microsoft is taking help of computers to find a breakthrough in the cancer treatment. The company hopes that inclusion of technology will …

The New Way You'll Get Hacked: Through That Banking App on Your Phone

Security<p>You’ve changed your computer passwords and you stay away from dodgy Wi-Fi hotspots. But hackers have found a new way to access your online banking accounts — and it’s on the rise across America.<p>Hackers are accessing smartphone users’ bank accounts through an increasingly inventive array of …

Crack the Code on Work-Life Balance

Work-life balance is dead. Instead, we need to focus on leading our people with their overall well-being in mind (and yours, too!).<p><i>Tony Bridwell is a Partner for Partners In Leadership, a leading management consulting firm, where he works with leaders to create greater accountability across the</i> …

Why you should be using Gantt chart to manage your projects. But, you’re not

Missing deadlines, shouting managers and tumbling projects. This is a usual scenario in IT companies. But there’s a simple cure that can remedy all …

Top Websites of 2016 to learn Ethical Hacking from

Top Websites of 2016 to learn Ethical Hacking from<p>2 Shares<p>Hacking is not as simple as it appears to be, especially shown in movies and numerous TV …

Secrets of the 1 Percent (Shhhh!)

10 Secrets of the Capitalist Class, or the "1 Percent"<p>Updated October 27, 2016<p>01<p>10 Secrets of the Capitalist Class<p>As you learned in Class in the …

Integrate App Security Testing In Agile

Testing and rooting out bugs are integral parts of any successful application development process. But what's the best way to go about it?<p>Testing and …

How security in healthcare and finance compares with tech companies

When people think about application security in a large organization, big tech companies like Adobe, Cisco, Microsoft, and HPE often come to mind. …

Five Critical Steps to Effectively Selecting an Application Security Testing Provider

As you can imagine, the application security testing industry has changed markedly since 2014. Cloud-based testing has become extremely popular as …

Microsoft Pix makes your iPhone pics pop and move

What makes a good picture? Is it color? Composition? If you ask Microsoft, they might say pixels.<p>It’s certainly the approach evident in their new …

Mobile Photography

DNC hackers' attack was deeper than previously thought

New evidence collected by investigators suggests that hackers that attacked DNC penetrated deeper than previously thought.<p>In June, the security …

A Shape-Changing Shirt Displays How Your Workout Is Going

Second skin shows what's within<p>In the future, gym rats might brag about how their workout is going not with numbers on a treadmill, but by revealing a colorful display on their shirts. German designer Simone Schramm has designed a garment that reacts to a wearer’s heart rate by expanding or …

Here comes 5G — but first, a reality check

With last week’s 5G-related announcements, the U.S. is again poised to be a leader in the development and deployment of next-generation wireless technology.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published at</i> <i>Tech.pinions</i><i>, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech</i> …