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How GPU-Accelerated Databases Are Helping Advance Cognitive Computing SLIDESHOW

July 27, 2017 10:01 AM | ()
Artificial intelligence is making its way out of the lab and into real-world applications, thanks to graphics processing units. Here's how GPUs are bringing huge performance improvements to AI models.
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Salesforce Service Cloud Update Provides New Tools for Field Agents

July 27, 2017 8:46 AM | ()
The latest update to Salesforce Service Cloud is designed to help field agents offer better, mobile customer service and is more customizable.
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Researcher Reveals BIOS Firmware Implementation Flaws at Black Hat

July 27, 2017 7:04 AM | ()
A researcher from security firm Cylance reveals flaws in the way that some motherboard vendors implement Intel BIOS firmware protections.
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Facebook Reports Record Profit Led by Soaring Mobile Ad Sales

July 26, 2017 9:23 PM | ()
Social network skates past Wall Street projections in its quarterly report, despite concerns that its ad load, or the number of advertisements it can show users without clogging up their news feeds, is nearing a ceiling.

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Retiring Adobe Flash Will Make the Web More Secure—Eventually

July 26, 2017 6:00 PM | ()
NEWS ANALYSIS: Adobe’s decision to end support for Flash after 2020 will bring some complications for businesses that haven’t already upgraded to more modern media players, but it will also make everybody more secure.
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Google Blocks Spyware Family From Android App Store

July 26, 2017 5:21 PM | ()
Google security researchers say the Lipizzan spyware family was designed to steal wide range of data from infected Android devices.
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Foxconn to Invest $10 Billion in New Wisconsin Manufacturing Plant

July 26, 2017 4:57 PM | ()
Foxconn, which makes Apple's iPhone and other products in China, won't make connected devices, at least at first. It will make flat-screen displays.
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After 12 Years of Waiting, Birst Obtains Data Management Patents

July 26, 2017 3:24 PM | ()
Entering its third month as a new acquisition of Infor, the company said the patents will further enable smarter and more efficient preparation, discovery and visualization of data.
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Cloud Shutdown Would Cost Service Providers Billions, Report Finds VIDEO

July 26, 2017 3:01 PM | ()
DAILY VIDEO: Global cloud shutdown could result in $53B in Losses, report finds; EU fine cuts Into Google parent Alphabet's second quarter profits; Windows 10 makes business gains two years after Release; and there's more.
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AnchorFree Launches Free VPN SDK to Protect Net Neutrality

July 26, 2017 1:56 PM | ()
First-of-its-kind software development kit protects apps so internet service providers can’t throttle traffic, no matter what the FCC rules.

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