Surviving the Security 'Skills Desert'


If you’ve ever spent time in a desert, it may seem inconceivable to you that creatures actually can live there. The fact that animals not only survive, but also thrive in those conditions seems counterintuitive. In fact, a number of animals do so — in many cases, they are aided by an array of specialized adaptations that allow them to leverage the environment to their advantage. For example, the thorny dragon lizard literally absorbs water through its skin, and the fennec fox has oversized ears that it uses as natural “radiators.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84513.html?rss=1

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Analytics and Workflow


There’s a big difference between B2C and B2B analytics that no vendors seem to be addressing, and it involves the consumption model. I recently spoke with K.V. Rao, founder and chief strategy officer of Aviso, an analytics company focused on sales, and his unabashed opinion is that “if you’re trying to expose insights and make things consumable, you have to address workflow.” He made a very good point — especially for buyers who may be having trouble figuring out what they need. What processes or workflows are they trying to influence?

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84378.html?rss=1

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3D TV is officially dead, but a band of fanatics won't let go

Manufacturers seem to be finally phasing out 3D after years of letting it struggle for any kind of relevance. Fans of the technology are protesting the decision, but it might be time to let it go.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/27/3d-tv-is-officially-dead-but-band-fanatics-wont-let-go.html

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The Wonderful, Worrisome World of Self-Driving Cars


There seem to be warning stickers for everything. There may soon be a new sticker for the autonomous car era: “Warning: Self-Driving Cars Get Hacked.” Despite all the positive news about self-driving cars, there is a darker side to this story that’s very important. It’s one that can be particularly frightening if you happen to be riding in an autonomous car when it gets hacked. When your laptop gets hacked, it’s a pain in the neck. You can’t use your computer for several days until the problem is solved and your system is restored to normal.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83751.html?rss=1

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High-tech devices take cheating to new level in Thai schools

Glasses with embedded cameras and smartwatches with stored information seem like regular spy equipment for the likes of James Bond, but for three students applying to medical school in Thailand, they were high-technology cheating devices.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/11/high-tech-devices-take-cheating-to-new-level-in-thai-schools.html

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Apple confirms QuickTime for Windows is dead, Adobe stuck between rock and hard place

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Apple has formally confirmed that QuickTime is dead, but the company’s phase-out doesn’t seem to have taken the needs of its partners into account — and it’s not exactly bending over to notify users, either.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/226894-apple-confirms-quicktime-for-windows-is-dead-adobe-stuck-between-rock-and-hard-place

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Nvidia’s vision for deep learning AI: Is there anything a computer can’t do?

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It is starting to seem like with fast enough hardware, nearly any repetitious task can be learned by a computer or robot. Nvidia is working to make sure that whenever it happens, it’s powered by Nvidia.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/226157-nvidias-vision-for-deep-learning-ai-is-there-anything-a-computer-cant-do

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Purported packaging leak claims to confirm 'iPhone SE' name, NFC for Apple's new 4" iPhone

Article Image Nefarious supply chain personnel in China seem to have once again defied their non-disclosure agreements, snapping what is said to be a photo of the specifications sticker affixed to the box for Apple’s iPhone 5c successor.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4e548e1f/sc/15/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C160C0A30C170Cpurported0Epackaging0Eleak0Eclaims0Eto0Econfirm0Eiphone0Ese0Ename0Enfc0Efor0Eapples0Enew0E40Eiphone/story01.htm

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Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Smartphones Look Like Winners

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge seem to have most, if not all, of the ingredients for being the smartest-designed smartphones on the market.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/08/samsung-galaxy-s7-and-s7-edge-smartphones-look-like-winners.html

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Do teens still use Facebook?

It isn’t just what you say on social media, often it is where you say it. It may seem like new social media platforms are appearing everyday. Three eight graders who took part in a landmark study on social media, detailed in the “CNN Special Report: #Being13 – Inside the Secret World of Teens,” helped us breakdown how teens use some of the most popular platforms.


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Flickr wants to put you inside VR photos

Looking at photos on our flat, rectangular screens may one day seem as antiquated as flipping through printed scrapbooks, or at least it will if Flickr’s latest project works out.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/16/flickr-wants-to-put-inside-vr-photos/

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Supermassive black hole observation made possible by helium hard drives

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Black hole research and helium-filled hard drives may not seem to have much in common, but storage advances are critical to astrometric observations.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/212614-supermassive-black-hole-observation-made-possible-by-helium-hard-drives

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The Changing Faces of the Wireless Industry


There seem to be two distinct sectors forming in the wireless industry. One side is wireless as part of a bundle of services. The other is wireless as a standalone product. That means how we measure and track companies on both sides may have to change. Growth and change are affecting companies like AT&T Mobility, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular, TracFone and C Spire on the service side of the industry, as well as companies like Apple, Google, Samsung, Nokia and many others on the product side.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82161.html?rss=1

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Chimpanzee smashes drone to the ground at Dutch zoo

Drones seem to be everywhere these days — even at zoos. In one viral video that has been making the rounds, a chimpanzee is seen knocking a surveillance drone down to the ground at the Royal Burgers’ Zoo in the Netherlands. 

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/science/2015/04/14/chimpanzee-smashes-drone-to-ground-at-dutch-zoo/

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