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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

Bots

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

IBM News

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

BBC Tech

Facebook quizzed in court on EU-US data transfers

By BBC Tech | July 9, 2019

Facebook’s method of transferring data from the EU to the US for business purposes is being challenged again in court. The Irish data protection commissioner is arguing that the legal mechanism for these transfers does not sufficiently protect EU citizens’

Accenture News

Nearly One-Third of Citizens Unaware of Digital Government Services, Accenture Survey Finds

By Accenture | July 9, 2019

Most citizens who use digital government services are satisfied with them ARLINGTON, Va.; July 9, 2019 – The majority (61%) of citizens who use digital government services are satisfied with their experiences, according to results of a multi-country survey from Accenture

QZ

How much is your data worth?

By CloudBuzz | July 8, 2019

Today’s wealth lies in data. It’s how relatively young companies like Facebook or Google have grown to be among the biggest and most profitable in the world. It’s the fuel that drives business in countless industries that allows them to

Endpoint Security

Your Ability to Recover From Disaster Depends on Your Willingness To Prepare

By Steve Prentice | July 8, 2019

The best disaster recovery strategies are baked into your digital infrastructure from the very beginning The 1986 nuclear disaster at Chernobyl in the Soviet Union has been on people’s minds a lot lately, following the groundbreaking HBO series that examined