Daily Tech Briefing Oct. 17, 2018

Google Shutting Down Consumer Version of Google+ VIDEO

October 17, 2018 10:40 AM
DAILY VIDEO: Google+ is updated for enterprise users as the consumer version shuts down, and IBM opens up a series of security, AI and cloud initiatives.
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ShieldX Integrates Intention Engine Into Elastic Security Platform

October 17, 2018 8:00 AM
ShieldX uses containers to deploy a microservices platform that can determine intent to automatically configure and inject security policy.
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State of Sales Report: Tech Can Help Meet Rising Customer Expectations

October 17, 2018 4:08 AM
LinkedIn’s annual State of Sales report had several interesting takeaways for enterprises hoping to improve their B2B sales. Technology is part of the solution, but trust ranks highest as the way to win and keep customers.
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IT Science Case Study: Giving Staff Device Control Yet Keeping Tight Security

October 16, 2018 10:48 PM
Jamf was tasked with managing the devices for all Shopify employees–no small feat when everyone was used to having free reign over their own devices.

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Abandoned Projects Leave Companies 'Behind the 8-Ball' on Mobility SLIDESHOW

October 16, 2018 8:23 PM
A significant number of abandoned mobility projects is frustrating digital teams, with many concluding that their managers do not "appreciate" or "understand" how tough mobile is.
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Google's Latest Pixel 3 Smartphones Coming Oct. 18

October 16, 2018 6:09 PM
The new handsets both include 12.2-megapixel rear main cameras with autofocus, dual pixel phase detection and optical and electronic image stabilization, as well as front-facing 8-megapixel cameras with wide-angle and normal field of view capabilities.
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GitHub Releases New Workflow Tools, 'Octoverse' Report

October 16, 2018 4:36 PM
The global open source code repository also released new security tools with the GitHub Security Advisory API, new ways to learn across teams with GitHub Learning Lab for organizations, and other items. Oh yes, it also released the annual "State of the Octoverse" report.
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Arm Builds the Neoverse for Cloud, Edge Computing

October 16, 2018 10:57 AM
At the company’s TechCon show, Arm officials unveil a roadmap for new compute platforms designed for a distributed world with trillions of connected devices.
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Zoom Expands Communications Platform With End-to-End Features

October 16, 2018 10:48 AM
Platform enhancements announced at Zoom's recent Zoomtopia 2018 conference include a new cloud phone system and application marketplace, among others.
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Trend Micro Converges EDR, Endpoint Security Protection in Apex One

October 16, 2018 10:01 AM
Trend Micro announces its next-generation endpoint protection offering, bringing advanced endpoint detection and response capabilities.

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