Nasdaq to Deliver Matching Engine Technology to the Football Index

By CloudBuzz | July 23, 2019

Cloud deployed matching engine offers fixed-odds betting operator platform rich functionality via the Nasdaq Financial Framework STOCKHOLM, Sweden and LONDON, July 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nasdaq Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced today it has signed a new agreement with Football Index, where clients can buy and

BBC Tech

Lancaster University students’ data stolen by cyber-thieves

By BBC Tech | July 23, 2019

Students’ personal data has been stolen in a “sophisticated and malicious” phishing attack at Lancaster University. Officials said the information had been used to send bogus invoices to applicants. “A very small number” of student records, phone numbers and ID

The Verge

The Verge – Delivery apps like DoorDash are using your tips to pay workers’ wages

By The Verge | July 23, 2019

When you order food through an app and tip the worker who delivers it, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the money you give goes directly to that person. But in reality, some delivery apps use your tip to make

Cisco News

New Crosswork APIs Help Service Providers Automate Network Operations

By Cisco | July 23, 2019

Due to changes in customer preferences, and technological evolutions such as 5G, Service Providers (SPs) are expected to face massive traffic growth and increased operational complexities. To make the most out of those opportunities, Service Providers are looking for ways

USA today

Want to break up ‘Big Tech’? Don’t fall prey to these misconceptions

By CloudBuzz | July 22, 2019

Advocates and opponents of breaking up Facebook, Google and other technology giants are falling prey to some serious misconceptions This article was written by Bhaskar Chakravorti, Dean of Global Business, The Fletcher School, Tufts University, and originally appeared on The Conversation, a

The Guardian

The Great Hack: the film that goes behind the scenes of the Facebook data scandal

By CloudBuzz | July 21, 2019

This week sees the release of The Great Hack, a Netflix documentary that is the first feature-length attempt to gather all the strands of the affair into some sort of narrative – though it is one contested even by those appearing

AWS

Amazon ECR now supports increased repository and image limits

By Amazon News | July 21, 2019

Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR) now supports increased number of repositories per region and images per repository. Previously, the default limit was 1,000 repositories per region and 1,000 images per repository, and required an extra step to increase limits. Now,

15 Emerging Technologies

Understand The Location Intelligence Tech Landscape And Get Over Your Maps

By CloudBuzz | July 20, 2019

Our most recent location intelligence (LI) research takes a deep dive into the LI landscape. The report titled, “Now Tech: Location Intelligence Technologies, Q3 2019,” analyzes 34 different players in the location intelligence market. We describe the key capabilities, the

Washington post

Trump says Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract should be investigated. Again. – The Washington Post

By CloudBuzz | July 19, 2019

President Trump on Thursday said he would direct aides to investigate a pending military contract widely expected to be awarded to Amazon, saying he had heard multiple complaints about an allegedly unfair bidding process. His involvement would be an unusual

Vice

Vice: Researchers Trick Cylance’s AI-Based Antivirus Into Thinking Malware Is ‘Goodware’

By CloudBuzz | July 19, 2019

By taking strings from an online gaming program and appending them to malicious files, researchers were able to trick Cylance’s AI-based antivirus engine into thinking programs like WannaCry and other malware are benign. Artificial intelligence has been touted by some

Kayla Matthews

Here’s How AI Startups Are Doing in 2019

By Kayla Matthews | July 18, 2019

AI Startup Growth Now that artificial intelligence (AI) is part of the mainstream, companies are rapidly investigating what they can do to develop new AI technologies that will make society better and translate to substantial profits for their startups. These

Wired

Everyone Wants Facebook’s Libra to Be Regulated. But How?

By Wired | July 18, 2019

Everyone from President Trump to Representative Maxine Waters (D-California) says Libra, Facebook’s planned cryptocurrency, should be heavily regulated. But nobody seems to know how—including Facebook. That much was clear in the often muddled questions of legislators who hauled in Facebook

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New York Times – Google and Facebook Are Quietly Tracking You on Sex Websites

By CloudBuzz | July 18, 2019

A new study scanned 22,484 pornography sites and found them riddled with trackers from major technology companies Silicon Valley’s biggest companies are always watching you — even when you’re browsing pornography websites in incognito mode. Trackers from tech companies like

Accenture News

Cost of Cybercrime Continues to Rise for Financial Services Firms

By Accenture | July 16, 2019

Malicious insider attacks are the most expensive and lengthy attacks to resolve NEW YORK; July 16, 2019 – The cost to address and contain cyberattacks is greater for financial services firms than for companies in any other industry and the

Practically Speaking About IT Infrastructure

Choosing a New Cloud Provider? Let the Workload Be Your Guide

By Steve Prentice | July 16, 2019

Improving IT efficiency, delivery, and cost structure There’s no question that customers are embracing cloud for all types of workloads. Whether the workloads are mission-critical, third-tier applications, or somewhere in between, the cloud has become the destination of choice for

BBC Tech

AI solves Rubik’s Cube in under one second

By BBC Tech | July 16, 2019

An artificial intelligence system created by researchers at the University of California has solved the Rubik’s Cube in a fraction of a second. DeepCubeA, as the algorithm was called, completed the 3D logic puzzle which has been taxing humans since

HyperFoods: Machine intelligent mapping of cancer-beating molecules in foods

By CloudBuzz | July 14, 2019

Machine Intelligent Mapping Recent data indicate that up-to 30–40% of cancers can be prevented by dietary and lifestyle measures alone. Herein, we introduce a unique network-based machine learning platform to identify putative food-based cancer-beating molecules. These have been identified through

The Verge

Amazon to spend $700 million retraining a third of its US workforce by 2025

By The Verge | July 11, 2019

Amazon has announced that it will spend $700 million to retrain 100,000 of its US employees by 2025, a move meant to help them pursue new paths at the company. The figure amounts to spending around $7,000 per employee on

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Protect Your Web Applications with a Firewall That Understands Your AWS Environment

By Jeremy Daniel | July 10, 2019

Protect Your Web Applications with a Firewall MediaTemple & CloudTweaks Thought Leadership Brand Series As cloud computing moves closer and closer to the center of business operations, there are more threats than ever from malicious players looking to hack or

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Data virtualization powers AI across a multicloud environment

By IBM Big Data | July 10, 2019

You could say nearly every business is suffering from the Midas Curse of the modern era. No, everything we touch isn’t turning into gold—it’s turning into data. Just look around. Every exposed surface of your organization is replete with information

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