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Valuable personal info leaks from Facebook – not Zuck selling it, someone stealing hard drive of staff data

Car smash-and-grab ends with loss of payroll details for 20,000 employees Facebook has lost a copy of the personal details of more than 20,000 of its employees after a hard drive containing unencrypted payroll information was stolen from an employee's car.… Read more...Powered by WPeMatico

Recap of AWS re:Invent 2019

Last week in Las Vegas, AWS held their annual re:Invent conference and unveiled a slew of new products, while updating many existing ones. Here's a review of announcements impacting compute, data and storage, app integration, networking, machine learning, identity management, enterprise services, and development. By Richard Seroter Read more...Powered by WPeMatico

These are the droids you’re looking for: Softbank launches Japan cafe staffed by bots

Probably a better investment than WeWork If you thought the service at your local Starbucks was robotic and impersonal, you might want to give Softbank’s newest Tokyo cafe a miss. Working alongside the company’s meatbag workers are a small army of Softbank Robotics’ droids, who’ll help serve and entertain the

Digital Biopharma 2.0

Digital health has converged with biopharma. It has happened because digital health technologies are making it easier for biopharmaceutical companies to discover, develop and launch new drugs faster and cheaper and improve the patient and doctor experience, in what is being labeled “after the pill”, U.S. regulators have approved the first

Xbox Series X: Gee thanks, Microsoft! Just what we wanted for Xmas 2020 – a Gateway tower PC

Redmond tears wrapping on new retro-look gaming console It's always interesting to see where industrial designers source their inspiration. Tesla, in creating the futuristic CyberTruck, looked to the dystopian world of Blade Runner. Iconic '80s movie Back To The Future directly inspired Nike’s self-lacing MAG kicks. And in creating the

Ever wonder how hackers could possibly pwn power plants? Here are 54 Siemens bugs that could explain things

Arbitrary code execution in a controller, what could go wrong? Siemens industrial control systems designed specifically for energy plant gear are riddled with dozens of security vulnerabilities that are, luckily enough, tricky to exploit from the outside.… Read more...Powered by WPeMatico

Are you an AI guru? Can you teach ML skills to Register readers? Great! Our MCubed call-for-papers is open for you

We want to hear you share your insights, experiences, and plans Event  Our machine-learning conference MCubed returns to London next October, and we’d love to hear about your latest adventures in the worlds of artificial intelligence and analytics.… Read more...Powered by WPeMatico

Supreme Court to Have Final Say in Oracle v. Google Java API Battle

Following our story that Oracle was seeking $8.8 billion in damages from Google, the Supreme Court of the United States has decided to hear Google’s petition appealing that its use of open-source Java Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) to build the Android platform violated Oracle’s copyrights. By Kesha Williams Read more...Powered by

JetBrains Releases Rider, ReSharper Ultimate 2019.3

Earlier this week, JetBrains announced the last releases of 2019 for Rider and ReSharper Ultimate. The new IDE features include support for T4 Templates, cross-platform .NET Core profiling, multi-container Docker debugging, and Unity testing. ReSharper Ultimate 2019.3 includes a new Localization Manager, support for multiple C# 8 features, and dependency

NPM swats path traversal bug that lets evil packages modify, steal files. That’s bad for JavaScript crypto-wallets

Trio of vulnerabilities made registry full of uncertain code even more of a risk On Wednesday, NPM, Inc, the California-based biz that has taken it upon itself to organize the world's JavaScript packages into the npm registry, warned that its command line tool, the npm CLI, has a rather serious

Are you writing code for ambient computing? No? Don’t even know? Ch-uh. Google’s ‘write once, run anywhere’ Flutter is all over it

Techies lay out modest ambition to provide development framework for everything. Where have we heard that before? Google has translated Java's "write once, run anywhere" promise into the words "ambient computing," which it has begun using to explain Flutter's reason for being.… Read more...Powered by WPeMatico

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