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Introducing CloudMapper: An AWS Visualization Tool

Today we are pleased to announce a new open-source tool from Duo Security for visualizing Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud environments!<p>Duo has a …

Cloud Computing

Become A Deep Learning Coder From Scratch In Under A Year

Machine learning (AKA AI) seems bizarre and complicated. It's the tech behind image and speech recognition, recommendation systems, and all kinds of …

Machine Learning

Big Companies Are Embracing Analytics, But Most Still Don’t Have a Data-Driven Culture

For six consecutive years NewVantage Partners has conducted an annual survey on how executives in large corporations view data. Each year the response rate increases, and the reported urgency of making effective use of data increases as well. This year the results are both more encouraging and more …

Data Warehousing

Even for these unlikely professions, any place is a workplace

For some employees, any place is a workplace. Remote work is growing in popularity. In 2016, 43% of US employees worked in a different location from their coworkers at least some of the time, and 20% worked remotely full time. It's not just freelancers: Today, remote work empowers professionals and …

The Workplace

Future IT: The Who, How, What, and Why

What comes to mind when you hear “Future IT”? Your answer probably depends on your role. If you’re in IT, you might think of the technologies you’re researching or starting to deploy: cloud-native, artificial intelligence, machine learning, bots, Internet of Things, and—always top of …

Innovation

How Cloud Computing Is Changing Management

Theories and practices of management often spring from the opportunities created by new technologies. Interchangeable parts spurred ideas about structuring assembly lines and logistics. The complex calculations of the field known as Operations Research were enabled by mainframe computing. …

Innovation

State of the cloud union: How AWS, Microsoft, Google, and Alibaba stack up

If you needed further proof that the cloud is booming, listening in on key earnings calls should be enough. Here's who is winning and where.<p>If …

Alibaba Group

Mission-critical system alert: 40-year-old OpenVMS hit by exploitable bug

OpenVMS bug affects systems running on VAX and Alpha processors, and could impact Intel Itanium systems in mixed-architecture clusters.<p>A patch is …

Information Security

Bitcoin could fall below $5,000 if this report on a mysterious cryptotoken is right

Some people think bitcoin’s spectacular price rise last year was manipulated by a cryptotoken called Tether that’s supposed to be pegged to the US dollar. Now, an anonymous report answers the question: What would bitcoin be worth without Tether? The answer: around $4,500, based on the current …

Cryptocurrency

Cisco: You need to patch our security devices again for dangerous ASA VPN bug

Cisco warns that its original fix for the 10/10-severity ASA VPN flaw was "incomplete".<p><i>Video: Top 10 malware threats in 2017</i><p>on cnet<p>The CNET VPN …

Information Security

The 5 Clustering Algorithms Data Scientists Need to Know

Clustering is a Machine Learning technique that involves the grouping of data points. Given a set of data points, we can use a clustering algorithm …

Algorithms

Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold

Best known as the immutable database that runs underneath cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, blockchain is poised to play a critical role in …

Blockchain

Data Safe Cloud Checklist

Contact us to talk to the AWS team about cloud security.<p>Subscribe to our security email series and get more information on cloud security straight to …

Security

Meltdown-Spectre: Malware is already being tested by attackers

Malware makers are experimenting with malware that exploits the Spectre and Meltdown CPU bugs.<p>German antivirus testing firm AV-Test has identified …

Malware

Introduction to AWS for Data Scientists

These days, many businesses use cloud based services; as a result various companies have started building and providing such services. Amazon began …

Cloud Computing

Cisco: This VPN bug has a 10 out of 10 severity rating, so patch it now

The researcher who found the flaw will be telling the world how to exploit it this weekend.<p>Cisco has warned customers using its Adaptive Security …

Information Security

Airlines cancel more than 200 flights over tensions between China and Taiwan

Chinese airlines have canceled hundreds of flights to and from Taiwan as a dispute over aviation routes intensifies.<p>The moves disrupt the plans of thousands of passengers ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday, a key travel period in the region.<p>Two major carriers, China Eastern Airlines (CEA) and …

China

Inside Amazon’s Spheres

1/45<p>The long-anticipated Spheres<p>The Spheres are a familiar sight to anyone who walks or drives through downtown Seattle. They’ve been under construction for years, though only in the last six months or so have they looked like much more than empty shells.<p>The largest sphere is 90 feet tall and 130 …

Jenny Durkan

VMWare could buy Dell in what could be tech's biggest deal ever -- a reverse merger that would bring Dell back to public markets

Dell Technologies could emerge as a public company through a reverse-merger with VMware, the $60 billion cloud computing company it already controls, …

IT

A little-known token may be fueling Bitcoin's rise. Critics say it's a scam.

Bitcoin has been on a run. Despite its recent dip, the cryptocurrency has impressed skeptics and believers alike in its monumental rise in value …

Cryptocurrency

2018 | The Next Web

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Social Media

Hackers Hijack Google DoubleClick Ads

Hackers have infused malware in Google's DoubleClick advertising service to serve ads to consumers that contain cryptocurrency mining software.<p>The …

Advertising Industry

Will Serverless Be the Future of Enterprise Application Development?

Serverless is currently one of the hot topics out there in software architectural patterns. Like many other terms or trends in software engineering, …

Cloud Computing

The Floodgates Are Open – Increased Network Bandwidth for EC2 Instances | Amazon Web Services

I hope that you have configured your AMIs and your current-generation EC2 instances to use the Elastic Network Adapter (ENA) that I told you about …

Cloud Computing

Dell considering options including IPO, VMware merger: source

(Reuters) - PC-maker Dell Technologies Inc is considering strategic options including a public share offering and a merger with its majority owned New York-listed unit, VMware Inc (VMW.N), a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday.<p>Dell is also considering a sale of its unit, …

IT

What enterprises will focus on for digital transformation in 2018

Up until this year, organizations could often afford to overlook the bigger picture for various digital upgrades, improvements, and modernization. In …

Innovation

Snowflake raises $263.5 million for cloud data warehouse conquest

Snowflake, which is aiming to win data warehouse workloads in the cloud, has raised $473 million in total funding. That's a lot of dough, but the …

Big Data

What is Hide 'N Seek? New IoT botnet uses peer-to-peer communication to infect over 20,000 devices

The bot was first spotted by researchers at Bitdefender Labs on 10 January before it disappeared for a few days.<p>A new emerging botnet has been …

Peer-to-peer

Innovations in Backup and Restore, AWS Lambda Monitoring, and Natural Language Generation | Amazon Web Services

Kicking off the new year, we see many Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partners doing great things and innovating on the AWS Cloud. <b>Veeam</b> is bringing backup …

Cloud Computing

A Crash Course in Data Science

• <b>Video:</b> About Your Instructors• <b><br>Reading:</b> Specialization Textbook• <b><br>Reading:</b> Grading• <b><br>Reading:</b> Pre-Course Survey• <b><br>Video:</b> What is Data Science?• <b><br>Reading:</b> …

Data Science