Uber Removes Self-driving Cars From San Francisco Foads

Uber Removes Self-driving Cars From San Francisco Foads

Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] has removed its self-driving cars from San Francisco streets, halting the autonomous program one week after its launch as the company faced a regulatory crackdown. The California Department of Motor Vehicles said on Wednesday it revoked the registration of 16 Uber self-driving cars because they had not been properly permitted. For the last week, the agency was demanding that Uber shut down its program and comply with regulations requiring a permit…

2017 Brings DLP Technology and IoT’s Weaknesses to Light

2017 Brings DLP Technology and IoT’s Weaknesses to Light

DLP Technology In regards to data loss prevention (DLP), in the last five years many companies rushed to implement DLP solutions without taking the time to first identify the data that should not transit egress points. Most of these rushed implementations have not been successful. Security analysts, in particular 451 Research, have been recommending that companies should first identify and classify data before deploying DLP. Unfortunately, we are just now seeing companies execute this approach.…

Machines Are Now Capable Of Things We Never Thought Possible

Machines Are Now Capable Of Things We Never Thought Possible

The Learning Machine For much of human history, machines were simply used as a tool for humans to do things. Without us directly controlling them or monitoring them extremely closely, they wouldn’t work or could cause major problems if something goes wrong. However, soon, advancements led to humans being able to take a more “hands-off” approach when using technology, as some machines could work on their own, like the kind you find in factories all…

News Round-up – Google Android Things

News Round-up – Google Android Things

AT&T and Verizon Respond to FCC Both AT&T and Verizon have responded this week to letters from the FCC that argued that their sponsored data plans are detrimental to consumers and net neutrality. Both company’s plans offer free data use for access to certain services, like DirecTV or Verizon’s Go90 – thus giving an advantage to those programs/services over the rest of the internet. AT&T and Verizon have both responded arguing that both of these…

Big Data Supporting Deep Learning, AI and More in 2017

Big Data Supporting Deep Learning, AI and More in 2017

Deep Learning Big Data and Big Data analytics has come a long way in recent years, and 2017 is promising even greater interest and opportunity. With the Internet of Things playing a significant role in the expansion of Big Data along with cloud tools and services providing greater access, storage and usage possibilities, the experts believe Big Data will play a role in encouraging the development of augmented reality products that use collected information to…

Digital Identity Trends 2017 – Previewing The Year Ahead

Digital Identity Trends 2017 – Previewing The Year Ahead

Digital Identity Trends 2017 The lack of security of the Internet of Things captured public attention this year as massive distributed denial of service attacks took down much of the internet. The culprits? Unsecured connected devices that were easily accessed and manipulated to do the bidding of shadowy hackers. When you can’t access Netflix anymore, cybersecurity is suddenly a dinner table conversation. Looking forward to 2017, we expect security to continue to be a point…

5 Tips For Improving Enterprise Cloud Success In 2017

5 Tips For Improving Enterprise Cloud Success In 2017

Improving Enterprise Cloud There has been an increase in the adoption rate of cloud technology to help businesses keep capital investment and maintenance costs down while benefiting from flexibility and rapid up and down-scaling as needs dictate. However, to maximize the benefits of cloud, companies have to overcome a number of challenges and mitigate various risks. As plans are drawn up for 2017, it is worth considering these tips for improving cloud success in the…

Is Data Becoming an Important and Possibly Expensive Form of Currency?

Is Data Becoming an Important and Possibly Expensive Form of Currency?

Data Currency When we think about currency in the world, we often go the pieces of paper money we all keep in our wallets or the numbers on the screen when we look at our bank accounts online. While this is the case for most people, anything that can hold value can be seen as a form of currency. And in the “ever-evolving” world of technology, data is quickly becoming the next important and expensive…