Month: November 2018

Cyber security news round-up

Digital Health’s latest round-up of cyber security news covers new guidelines from the National Cyber Security Centre on internet-connected toys, and rumours that Facebook is in the market for a cyber security acquisition.  NCSC sets guidelines on internet-connected toys The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has published new guidelines for manufacturers of internet-connected gadgets and …

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South Korea Plans 4 Gigawatts Of Solar + Offshore Wind

Batteries Published on November 8th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill November 8th, 2018 by Joshua S Hill  South Korea is planning to develop 4 gigawatts (GW) worth of solar and offshore wind on reclaimed land in Saemangeum, an estuarine tidal flat on the country’s southwest coast that was damned by the country’s government amidst significant controversy over …

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Cisco, Amazon marriage simplifies hybrid cloud app development

Cisco and Amazon Web Services will soon offer enterprise customers an integrated platform that promises to help them more simply build, secure and connect Kubernetes clusters across private data centers and the AWS cloud. The new package, Cisco Hybrid Solution for Kubernetes on AWS combines Cisco, AWS and open source technologies to simplify complexity and …

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Big Auto Has A Problem: Evolve Too Slowly Or Cannibalize Cash Cows

Cars Published on November 8th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman November 8th, 2018 by Matt Pressman  Originally published on EVANNEX. Legacy automakers have a dilemma on their hands. Transitioning to electric cars is hard. A few German automakers have calmly voiced their concerns. Others have resorted to all-out whining. So what about Big Auto in America? To get some perspective, Seeking Alpha’s Scott Morton takes …

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Doctored Jim Acosta video shows why fakes don’t need to be deep to be dangerous

After much hullabaloo earlier this year about “deep fakes,” the machine-learning based fake videos that Senator Marco Rubio called the modern equivalent of nuclear weapons, it turns out that low-tech doctored videos can be just as effective a form of disinformation, as a fake video promoted by the White House this week demonstrates—an attack that …

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Seagate is testing a blockchain ledger to track hard drives

Seagate is building out a blockchain-based supply chain tracking system that will allow it, storage array maker IBM, its technology integrators and users to follow hard drives from assembly line and installation to end of life. Seagate is working with IBM, which is supplying the Hyperledger blockchain platform via its cloud service; IBM will also …

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Vivint Solar Reaches 1 Gigawatt Of Rooftop Solar Amidst Strong Q3 & California Expansion

Clean Power Published on November 8th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill November 8th, 2018 by Joshua S Hill  American residential solar provider Vivint Solar has had an impressive start to the month of November with three big announcements which solidify the company’s standing as the country’s solar leaders, as it surpassed the 1 gigawatt …

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Docker unveils Windows Server app migration program

Docker has unveiled a new service to migrate legacy applications away from versions of Windows Server that are either obsolete or approaching end of life. The Windows Server Application Migration Program uses the latest version of Docker Enterprise with services provided by Docker. It’s an outgrowth of an existing effort, the Modernize Traditional Applications (MTA) …

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