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U.S. will look at sudden acceleration complaints involving 500,000 Tesla vehicles

By Reuters | January 17, 2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Friday it will review a petition asking the agency to formally investigate 500,000 Tesla Inc vehicles over sudden unintended acceleration reports. The petition covers 2012 through 2019 model year

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DigitalOcean is laying off staff, sources say 30-50 affected

By Cloud Syndicate | January 17, 2020

After appointing a new CEO and CFO last summer, cloud infrastructure provider DigitalOcean is embarking on a wider reorganisation: the startup has announced a round of layoffs, with potentially between 30 and 50 people affected. DigitalOcean has confirmed the news

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Payments Companies Will Always See ROI on Embedded Real Time Communications

By Patrick Joggerst | January 16, 2020

ROI on Embedded Real Time Communications Without secure, real time communications applications, the financial services industry could literally come to a standstill. While transactions are driven by data, the human voice and human messaging continues to make the money world

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Factbox: How NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service likely stacks up against others

By Cloud Syndicate | January 16, 2020

(Reuters) – Comcast Corp’s NBCUniversal will provide details on its planned Peacock video streaming service on Thursday, taking on industry leader Netflix Inc and others in the highly competitive field. Here is what to expect. Peacock: Cost: The service will

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Cloud Platforms, Marketplaces, and Startups – Part One

By Matt Holleran | January 15, 2020

Cloud Platforms, Marketplaces, and Startups One of the most exciting recent developments in the cloud software business is the proliferation of partner ecosystems, with large public and late-stage private cloud companies creating their own marketplaces to offer ready-to-install, pre-integrated partner

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The dark side of IoT, AI and quantum computing: Hacking, data breaches and existential threat

By Cloud Syndicate | January 15, 2020

Emerging technologies like the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence and quantum computing have the potential to transform human lives, but could also bring unintended consequences in the form of making society more vulnerable to cyberattacks, the World Economic Forum (WEF)

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Introducing Cloudflare for Campaigns

By Cloud Syndicate | January 15, 2020

During the past year, we saw nearly 2 billion global citizens go to the polls to vote in democratic elections. There were major elections in more than 50 countries, including India, Nigeria, and the United Kingdom, as well as elections

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Jeff Bezos heads to India as Amazon faces regulatory probes and waves of protests

By Cloud Syndicate | January 14, 2020

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will face a wave of protests from small business owners when he travels to India this week. Bezos will appear on stage Wednesday at Amazon’s Smbhav event for a fireside chat alongside Amit Agarwal, who heads

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Website Accessibility: Compliancy, Laws and Best Practices

By David Gevorkian | January 14, 2020

Key to Making Your Website Accessible The internet has changed the education sector in so many ways. With e-learning, more people around the globe are able to access high-quality education and advance their careers. E-learning is the future. In fact,

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Amazon to seek order to block Microsoft from working on DoD’s JEDI contract

By Amazon News | January 14, 2020

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) will ask a judge to temporarily block Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) from working on a $10 billion cloud contract from the Pentagon, a court filing showed on Monday. Amazon, which was seen as a favorite for

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49 million user records from US data broker LimeLeads put up for sale online

By Cloud Syndicate | January 14, 2020

A hacker is currently selling a huge database of 49 million business contacts on a underground hacking forum, ZDNet has learned. The hacker claims the data belongs to LimeLeads, a San Francisco-based business-to-business (B2B) leads generator, which +makes its money

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This Company Hires Gig Workers—as Employees

By Wired | January 13, 2020

A California law requires many contractors to be treated as employees. One temp agency startup might stand to benefit, by taking the workers onto its payroll. Last September, as California legislators considered Assembly Bill 5, a measure designed to limit

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Researchers: Are we on the cusp of an ‘AI winter’?

By BBC Tech | January 13, 2020

The last decade was a big one for artificial intelligence but researchers in the field believe that the industry is about to enter a new phase. Hype surrounding AI has peaked and troughed over the years as the abilities of

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Predicting How AI Will Improve Talent Management In 2020

By Louis Columbus | January 10, 2020

73% of U.S. CEOs and CHROs plan to use more AI in the next three years to improve talent management. U.S.-based enterprises’’ adoption of AI for recruitment soared in the last year, jumping from 22% in 2018 to 47% this

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