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DevOps Can't Happen Without Education

Infomation week - Wed, 16/08/2017 - 11:00pm
The emergence of DevOps practices means IT pros must expand their skills and the companies they work for must help foster that learning.

Does Your Breach Incident Response Plan Have Holes?

Infomation week - Wed, 16/08/2017 - 11:00pm
The likelihood of a company suffering a breach is worse than most believe. Here's a checklist for building out a plan to deal with a breach.

State of the Art: A Start-Up Suggests a Fix to the Health Care Morass

New York Times - Wed, 16/08/2017 - 9:00pm
Aledade, a tech start-up, is working to reduce health care costs while improving care. The results are on view at two medical practices in southeast Kansas.

Microsoft Teaches Autonomous Gliders to Make Decisions on the Fly

New York Times - Wed, 16/08/2017 - 4:15pm
Microsoft is building gliders that adapt to surprises. The goal is to teach autonomous vehicles of all sorts to deal with uncertainty the way humans do.

Can Artificial Intelligence Fly a Plane?

New York Times - Wed, 16/08/2017 - 4:01pm
Microsoft is building an autonomous glider guided by artificial intelligence, part of an effort to help machines make decisions when faced with uncertainty.

Justice Dept. Demands Data on Visitors to Anti-Trump Website, Sparking Fight

New York Times - Wed, 16/08/2017 - 9:46am
A web hosting firm is fighting a sweeping search warrant for information about visitors to an anti-Trump website used to organize inauguration protests.

The Shift: This Was the Alt-Right’s Favorite Chat App. Then Came Charlottesville.

New York Times - Wed, 16/08/2017 - 8:41am
Discord, a chat app for video game players, became a digital home for the alt-right before deciding to ban their chat rooms on Monday.

Uber Agrees to Privacy Audits in Settlement With F.T.C.

New York Times - Wed, 16/08/2017 - 6:35am
The ride-sharing giant agreed to strong privacy scrutiny after a federal investigation into its data protections.

‘Hamilton’ Tries New Sales Method to Battle Bots and Scalpers

New York Times - Wed, 16/08/2017 - 6:19am
The show is the third on Broadway to declare that it will use Verified Fan, the Ticketmaster technology that scrutinizes potential ticket buyers.

Tech Tip: Pinpointing Your Whereabouts on Twitter

New York Times - Wed, 16/08/2017 - 2:11am
Twitter strips the geographic data from the photos you add to your posts, but you can always volunteer to share your location.

A Telecommuting Tradeoff: Less Collaboration

Infomation week - Tue, 15/08/2017 - 11:30pm
Some companies believe that collaboration in today's agile workplace suffers when employees are full-time telecommuters.

The Secret to AI Could be Little-Known Transfer Learning

Infomation week - Tue, 15/08/2017 - 11:00pm
As more enterprises discover AI-based business applications, the concept of transfer learning could help to level the playing field.

Seeking Greater Global Power, China Looks to Robots and Microchips

New York Times - Tue, 15/08/2017 - 7:05pm
The country’s effort to take a lead in the technologies of the future, often with the help of foreign companies, is the subject of a United States trade investigation.

Pandora, After Shake-Up, Picks New C.E.O.

New York Times - Tue, 15/08/2017 - 3:18pm
Roger Lynch, the chief of the video streaming service Sling TV, will be the new chief executive and president of the struggling internet radio giant.

GoDaddy Severs Ties With Daily Stormer After Charlottesville Article

New York Times - Tue, 15/08/2017 - 10:19am
The neo-Nazi website had published a highly derogatory article about Heather Heyer, a Virginia woman who was fatally run over during the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va.

How a Conservative TV Giant Is Ridding Itself of Regulation

New York Times - Tue, 15/08/2017 - 9:06am
The Sinclair Broadcast Group and the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission see eye to eye on the need to unleash television. Both are reaping big rewards.

How A.I. Is Creating Building Blocks to Reshape Music and Art

New York Times - Tue, 15/08/2017 - 4:14am
Project Magenta, a team at Google, is crossbreeding sounds from different instruments based on neural networks and building networks that can draw.

Tech Tip: Safely Snapping the Sun’s Disappearing Act

New York Times - Tue, 15/08/2017 - 4:00am
If you want to capture your own images of next week’s solar eclipse, be sure to protect your eyes and your camera first.

9 Cloud Certifications Worth Your Time and Money

Infomation week - Mon, 14/08/2017 - 11:30pm
For IT professionals who want to advance their careers with new skills, certifications in cloud technology and management are a good bet.

Who Moved My Tech? The Art of Convincing the Unconvinced

Infomation week - Mon, 14/08/2017 - 11:00pm
Every technology initiative -- in fact many business changes -- will run into resistance from people. Here are three steps to overcoming that resistance.