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Amazon Web Services (AWS) Amazon Web Services (AWS)
- August 15, 2017

It then monitors data access activity for anomalies that may indicate risks or suspicious behavior. "By using machine learning to understand the content and user behaviour of each organisation, Amazon Macie can cut through huge volumes of data with better visibility and more accurate alerts", stated AWS chief information security officer Stephen Schmidt. (more...)
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Amazon Web Services (AWS)
- August 15, 2017

It then monitors data access activity for anomalies that may indicate risks or suspicious behavior. "By using machine learning to understand the content and user behaviour of each organisation, Amazon Macie can cut through huge volumes of data with better visibility and more accurate alerts", stated AWS chief information security officer Stephen Schmidt. (more...)
Some JCPS schools scrambling for solar eclipse glasses after Amazon safety recall Some JCPS schools scrambling for solar eclipse glasses after Amazon safety recall
- August 15, 2017

Instead, combine the binoculars with a tripod (or a stack of books), some duct tape and two pieces of white cardboard to create your own safe solar eclipse viewer. No one should stare at the sun without eye protection - sunglasses do not count - or they risk potential long-term damage to their vision. But if you recently purchased those glasses on Amazon , you might have to hurry up and get a new pair, or just settle for watching the eclipse on TV. (more...)
Aetna in secret talks with Apple about giving members Apple Watches Aetna in secret talks with Apple about giving members Apple Watches
- August 15, 2017

People covered by Aetna might get a sweet deal on an Apple Watch along with their insurance premium next year. Last week, Apple and officials from Aetna and other hospitals met to discuss a potential partnership. Apple Watch recently overtook Fitbit as the top-selling wearable tracker, with shipments reaching 22 million for the first three months of 2017, according to research firm Strategy Analytics . (more...)
Blizzard Revives the Battle.net Name Blizzard Revives the Battle.net Name
- August 15, 2017

The service was rudimentary at best by the time it came out, but it ended up working better than expected and consuming fewer resources than it should thanks to the inherent peer-to-peer development of Blizzard games at the time. When we created Battle.net, the idea of including a tailored online-gaming service together with your game was more of a novel concept, so we put a lot of focus on explaining what the service was and how it worked, including giving it a distinct name. (more...)
Benchmark threatened to block Uber investments over expanded board Benchmark threatened to block Uber investments over expanded board
- August 15, 2017

It added that Kalanick failed to live up to his promises when he quit as CEO in June and that he may be manipulating the search process for his replacement to "create a power vacuum in which Travis could return". "And that will only happen if we get rid of the roadblocks and distractions that have plagued Uber, and its board, for far too long", the letter to employees reads. (more...)
Security expert pleads not guilty to Kronos malware charges Security expert pleads not guilty to Kronos malware charges
- August 15, 2017

Since his arrest , members of the cybersecurity community have rallied behind Hutchins , a popular member of the community known as a skilled and curious researcher who spent his teenage years writing software as a hobby and running a tech blog. (more...)
Here's What Call of Duty WW2 Lets You Playtest in the Beta Here's What Call of Duty WW2 Lets You Playtest in the Beta
- August 15, 2017

The beta begins August 25 on PlayStation 4 and September 1 on Xbox One. Players will also get a chance to try out the new Divisions feature, their replacement for the old "Pick 10 Create-a-Class system" that has been in so numerous previous versions of Call of Duty . (more...)
Janmashtami celebrated with fervour across Odisha Janmashtami celebrated with fervour across Odisha
- August 14, 2017

The festival is an important one for the Vaishnavism tradition of Hinduism which is marked by dance-drama enactments of the life of Krishna. Believed to be an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, lord Krishna was born on the eighth day or Ashtami at midnight in the holy month of Shravana. (more...)
Undergrad student leads scientists to discover almost 100 unknown volcanoes Undergrad student leads scientists to discover almost 100 unknown volcanoes
- August 14, 2017

The scientists analysed the shape of the land below the ice sheets using "ice-penetrating radar", the website says. Antarctica may cover the largest volcanic region on Earth, under the ice of the West Antarctic Rift System where as many as 91 volcanoes could exist, according to a new study from United Kingdom's University of Edinburgh , Sky News reported. (more...)
Microsoft hits back after Surface products slammed by consumer group Microsoft hits back after Surface products slammed by consumer group
- August 14, 2017

In a statement , Microsoft said, " Surface is designed and built with performance and reliability in mind". The leaked chart that accompanies the memo mentions a 17% return rate for the Surface Book around the launch period, which dropped in the following weeks, but remained over 10% for six months. (more...)
ABC Loses 'Scandal' Creator Shonda Rhimes to Netflix ABC Loses 'Scandal' Creator Shonda Rhimes to Netflix
- August 14, 2017

Rhimes' has signed on to a multi-year with Netflix and her production company Shondaland will serve as a division of Netflix's in house studio, and will continue to work on the ABC shows Shondaland has on the air, which include Grey's Anatomy (ABC's highest-rated drama series), Scandal and How To Get Away with Murder , and the upcoming series For The People and a Grey's Anatomy spinoff. (more...)
'N.Korean missiles can reach Guam in 14 minutes'
- August 14, 2017

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph. A senior general within North Korea's leadership specified last week that four missiles would be fired into seas just short of the island - home to 163,000 American citizens and two USA military bases - upon Kim's approval, as a message to Washington of its willingness to engage. (more...)
Nokia 5 goes on sale in India from tomorrow Nokia 5 goes on sale in India from tomorrow
- August 14, 2017

In a similar case to Nokia 3 , we can expect the Nokia 5 to also enter the online market in the coming weeks. Nokia is back in business with its budget smartphones in India with Nokia 5 , 6 and 3. They will also get Rs. 2500 off on Makemytrip.com. Nokia 5 comes with a 5.2 inches HD IPS display with 2.5D curved glass cover. It comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage, which is expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB). (more...)
School-funding sponsor calls for House override School-funding sponsor calls for House override
- August 14, 2017

The fiscal 2018 budget enacted by the legislature in July over Rauner's vetoes required the enactment of a so-called evidence-based education funding formula before $6.7 billion in state aid could be distributed to Illinois' 852 school districts. (more...)
Two NASA official eclipse viewing locations in Hampton Roads Two NASA official eclipse viewing locations in Hampton Roads
- August 14, 2017

I hadn't thought about that sides of things myself, until I came across an article in The Washington Post this week about how the Little League World Series is going to handle the eclipse, which will pass through its Williamsport, Pennsylvania, complex a little after 1 p.m. (more...)
Cedar Hill firefighters warn against Amazon solar eclipse glasses Cedar Hill firefighters warn against Amazon solar eclipse glasses
- August 13, 2017

Some McDonald's locations outside of OR - including Missouri and Washington - are also selling eclipse glasses. "Even the tiniest sliver, even 1 percent of the surface of the sun is so bright. Ronold Tesch said. "People are being hoodwinked into buying glasses that may not be safe". To help the community safely view the August 21 eclipse, Yorkshire Eye Clinic is giving away free eclipse glasses on a first-come, first-serve basis. (more...)
Two cops injured during search operation in Kashmir Two cops injured during search operation in Kashmir
- August 13, 2017

In a separate incident early Sunday the freedom fighters fired at an army convoy in the northern area of Hajin and injured two police officers and a soldier. The operation is still underway and officials said a tight cordon had been established. Thousands of residents from adjoining villages marched to the site of encounter last evening and pelted stones at the security forces, sparking clashes during which at least two dozen protesters were injured. (more...)
Fired engineer: Google tried to shame me Fired engineer: Google tried to shame me
- August 13, 2017

In that regard, he's been wildly successful. "An engineer fired for simply expressing an opinion that ran counter to Google's politically-charged atmosphere of an "Ideological Echo Chamber" as (Damore) put it". Pichai's move to cancel the meeting was first reported by Recode. "I want you know that that there's place for you in this industry, there's a place for you at Google ". (more...)
Here are the biggest differences between Tesla's Model 3 and Model S Here are the biggest differences between Tesla's Model 3 and Model S
- August 13, 2017

Tesla CEO Elon Musk claims the Gigafactory produces more batteries than any other factory in the world. In a series of tweets Thursday night, Musk contested this version of events, calling this one "of all the bogus anecdotes" in the book , the one that "troubles" him the most. (more...)

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