Daily Tech Briefing Jan. 18, 2018

Resolution to Overturn FCC Net Neutrality Vote Gains More Support VIDEO

January 18, 2018 1:28 PM | ()
DAILY VIDEO: U.S. lawmakers and state attorneys move to overturn the FCC neutrality vote; BlackBerry Jarvis scans for security flaws in autonomous car software; Google will deploy three new undersea cables for cloud infrastructure; and there's more.
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Microsoft's AI-Powered Drawing Bot Turns Text into Images

January 18, 2018 1:20 PM | ()
Microsoft researchers create an artificial intelligence application that can turn text-based descriptions into detailed drawings.
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Google to Use Page Speed as Ranking Factor for Mobile Search

January 18, 2018 1:05 PM | ()
Starting July, the speed at which a page loads on mobile devices will play a part in determining website ranking in search results, the company says.

IT Science Case Study: Creating More Efficient Loan Transactions

January 18, 2018 10:43 AM | ()
Operational inefficiencies and lack of transparency in the merchant cash advance business can be a profit-killer. However, it’s possible to increase lenders’ operating margins, reduce market risk and still offer borrowers competitive rates. Here’s how the problem was solved.

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Dark Caracal Targets Android Devices in Global Cyber-Espionage Campaign

January 18, 2018 10:17 AM | ()
Researchers from Lookout and the Electronic Frontier Foundation discover an attack group operating out of Lebanon that has already impacted 21 countries.

7 Steps to Deploying Network Automation in Your Infrastructure SLIDESHOW

January 18, 2018 9:23 AM | ()
A key element to agility in digital businesses is network automation, but that can be a daunting task. eWEEK offers simple steps to make that process a little less intimidating.

Oracle Fixes 237 Vulnerabilities in January Critical Patch Update

January 18, 2018 8:23 AM | ()
In its first security update of 2018, Oracle releases patches for the Meltdown and Spectre processor vulnerabilities.

Samsung Galaxy S9 Expected to Headline Mobile World Congress 2018 SLIDESHOW

January 18, 2018 7:49 AM | ()
While the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ expected to be the most prominent smartphone models to make their debut at Mobile World Congress the Sony Xperia Pro may show up hard on Samsung’s heels.
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Apple Says $350 Billion in Business Spending to Boost U.S. Economy

January 17, 2018 8:10 PM | ()
NEWS ANALYSIS: The repatriation of more than $250 billion in foreign earnings will help Apple add 20,000 people to its workforce and make the company a stronger force in enterprise IT.

Delphix Improves Data Masking Inside DataOps Platform

January 17, 2018 6:15 PM | ()
Latest release of Delphix data management package also brings new automation capabilities, expanded support for new data sources and delivery of secure data at high speeds.

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