Daily Tech Briefing Dec. 15, 2017

Mirai Creators Plead Guilty as More Details About IoT Botnet Emerge VIDEO

December 15, 2017 10:29 AM | ()
DAILY VIDEO: Mirai IoT botnet creators plead guilty for their roles in cyber-attacks; Apple is rolling out more powerful iMac Pro workstations; users will begin their transition from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams; and there's more.

Samsung Notebook 9 Pen Delivers Intel Core i7 CPU Power in Hybrid Case SLIDESHOW

December 15, 2017 8:21 AM | ()
Samsung Notebook 9 Pen hybrid was design with a durable magnesium alloy case and a hinge that allows the screen to swing into tablet or notebook mode.

Linux Mint 18.3 'Sylvia' Boasts Updated Software Manager, Backup Tools SLIDESHOW

December 15, 2017 6:56 AM | ()
A new release of the popular desktop Linux Mint operating system improves commonly used utilities to enhance the overall experience.

Forrester Identifies Key End-of-Year Data Points in IT Business

December 14, 2017 9:10 PM | ()
Tech spending to reach $1.5 trillion next year; Facebook losing young followers; online ad revenue zooms up.

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Google Machine Learning Technology Helps NASA Discover New Exoplanet

December 14, 2017 6:30 PM | ()
The same machine learning technology powering many of Google's apps and services finds a new use helping astrophysicists find new planets orbiting distant stars.
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New Native SSH Client in Windows 10 to Aid Developers, Administrators

December 14, 2017 6:00 PM | ()
The Windows 10 Fall Creators update allows users to try out beta version of Microsoft's native Secure Shell Client to establish encrypted connections to remote and cloud servers.
FCC Neutrality Vote

FCC Vote Returns Internet Regulation to 2015 Status Quo

December 14, 2017 5:38 PM | ()
NEWS ANALYSIS: The much-hyped network neutrality vote, though briefly delayed by a security threat, went much like the previous one, with a party line vote and little substantive debate on the issue.
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Microsoft Officially Launches AI Bot-Creation Services for Developers

December 14, 2017 3:17 PM | ()
Microsoft's new Azure Bot Service and Language Understanding service can help developers create enterprise-grade AI chatbots.

Why IT Hardware Firms Are Shifting to Software-Based Revenue Models

December 14, 2017 3:05 PM | ()
Nearly all (94 percent) device makers have invested in software development in the past five years, and 88 percent believe the internet of things is driving growth within the manufacturing industry.

Security Firms Warn to Not Underestimate Iranian Hackers

December 14, 2017 12:15 PM | ()
FireEye and ClearSky both warn that Iranian hackers are having a great deal of success in their operations, and the U.S. needs to track them more closely.

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