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Door Dash

DoorDash reveals details of its new tipping model

By Tech Crunch | August 23, 2019

DoorDash announced last month that it would be changing its controversial tipping model. Today it’s revealing the basics of how the new system will work. Under the past model, Dashers (DoorDash drivers and other delivery people) were guaranteed a minimum

AWS

AWS IoT Core Adds the Ability to Configure Quality of Service (QoS) for Republish Action

By Amazon News | August 23, 2019

Starting today, AWS IoT Core customers can configure the quality of service (QoS) when publishing messages via the republish action of a topic rule. AWS IoT Core supports QoS levels 0 and 1 for MQTT messages, where QoS 0 means

Volkswagen CEO wants a stake in Tesla: Manager Magazin

By Reuters | August 22, 2019

BERLIN (Reuters) – Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) CEO Herbert Diess wants to take a stake in Tesla (TSLA.O) to access the U.S. company’s software and batteries technology, German business publication Manager Magazin reported on Thursday. “Diess would go in right away if

John Pientka

Are They Here?

By John Pientka | August 22, 2019

Have you noticed how “open” our government has suddenly become about its secret program for researching UFOs or our Navy’s encounters with them tracking our fleet? Are we being prepared for something? End of summer, it’s time for something more

ISC2

(ISC)² is Now an Approved Professional Organisation for Tax Relief in the UK

By CloudBuzz | August 22, 2019

There are few certainties in life, with taxes being very much at the top of the list. However, for (ISC)2 members in the UK, we have some good news for you on that front. From now on, members in the

BBC Tech

Tesla sued by Walmart over solar panel fires

By BBC Tech | August 21, 2019

US supermarket chain Walmart is suing Tesla’s energy division, after solar panels on seven of its stores caught fire. It alleges that the firm was negligent in how it installed the panels on the roofs of the stores. Court documents

Tech Crunch

Google, Mozilla team up to block Kazakhstan’s browser spying tactics

By Tech Crunch | August 21, 2019

Google and Mozilla have taken the rare step of blocking an untrusted certificate issued by the Kazakhstan government, which critics say it forced its citizens to install as part of an effort to monitor their internet traffic. The two browser

Cisco News

Monetizing 5G – How Service Providers can get it right

By Cisco | August 21, 2019

5G will bring much more than unprecedented speed. The 5G architecture will profoundly transform the way we experience our homes and cities, will make enterprises smart, highly efficient and create value in ways never imagined before. Today, consumer expectations for

ISC2

Most Cyber Workers Plan to See Out Their Careers in the Field

By CloudBuzz | August 20, 2019

Recruiting cybersecurity professionals is a major challenge because of the scarcity of qualified candidates, but at least employers don’t have to worry about them wanting to change professions. Most cybersecurity workers (64%) plan to finish out their careers in cybersecurity,

Edge computing allows businesses to take advantage of the growing computing power of edge devices such as mobile gadgets, IoT devices and industrial robots.

Edge Computing Replaces Public Clouds in Multiple Use Case Scenarios

By Kiril Kirilov | August 20, 2019

Edge Computing Market The edge computing market in the United States is forecast to have revenues of over $1 billion by 2025, with manufacturing being the largest user of edge computing services closely followed by telecoms and consumer appliances. Consumers

MIT tech review

The world’s biggest chip is bigger than an iPad and will help train AI

By MIT Technology Review | August 20, 2019

Cerebras Systems’ new semiconductor boasts 1.2 trillion transistors—and will turbocharge AI applications. The news: At the Hot Chips conference in Silicon Valley this week, Cerebras is unveiling the Cerebras Wafer Scale Engine. The chip is almost 57 times bigger than Nvidia’s

ARS

How malformed packets caused CenturyLink’s 37-hour, nationwide outage

By Ars Technica | August 20, 2019

CenturyLink’s nationwide, 37-hour outage in December 2018 disrupted 911 service for millions of Americans and prevented completion of at least 886 calls to 911, a new Federal Communications Commission report said. Back in December, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai called the