Artificial intelligence could be the key to cyber security

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In a constantly evolving digital threat landscape, where firewalls and antiviruses are considered tools of antiquity, companies are looking to more technologically advanced means of protecting crucial data. Experts point out the cyber-threat landscape has drastically changed and that criminals are now using more artificial intelligence technologies to launch sophisticated attacks. Even a few years ago, launching a distributed denial of service attack to take down a website, defacing webpages and stealing credit card details were considered major instances of cyber-attacks. Today, anything from medical records to airline miles data…

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IOT and cybersecurity: tomorrow’s threats today

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A growing number of devices and appliances are now getting connected to a network, and to each other, to provide additional, enhanced features. We are beginning to see some of this potential being realised and the number of connected devices is growing fast. Cisco predicts that 50 billion new devices will be connected to the internet by 2020. Additionally, IoT connected cars are able to monitor and adapt to both internal performance quality and external environment, allowing modern cars to provide a new level of safety that was before unattainable.…

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Technology will revolutionise the retail experience

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New technology is being developed everyday.The technological challenges involved in retailing include the planning of strategies to produce efficiency, effectiveness, advantage and profitability. How resources fit these strategies, the people involved etc. ultimately decide the successful implementation of technology. Tech has evolved into cheaper, more accessible applications. Many businesses across different sectors are being transformed by technology and its advancements ranging from improving productivity through increased efficiency and personalising promotional offers based on the increased surge of data generated from a variety of sources. Shoppers experience is now set to…

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IT Security remains a Top Concern for Tech Startups

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The increase in the amount of data breaches and cyber attacks have resulted in a rise in the number of conversations surrounding IT security for small businesses. While the resulting conversation is an important one, all too often small businesses simply don’t have the time to research and understand the onslaught of technological solutions that are available to them. This widespread lack of education is growing as cybersecurity solutions continue to be developed and released at unprecedented levels. With these challenges in mind, the increase in IT security conversations has…

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Apple loses top spot on Laptop Magazine’s best brands ranking for 2017

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After taking first place every year since 2010 in Laptop Mag’s survey of the best and worst laptop brands, Apple has dropped to fifth place in the 2017 edition of the survey. Participants voted on six criteria for each brand, and while Apple scored well on reviews, design and support, it took a beating in value and selection. The tech giant has always sold its laptops at a premium, but in 2017, consumers don’t think they’re worth it. The online review site evaluates the 10 biggest laptop brands for its annual ranking…

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Nokia begins work with Airtel to Bring 5G Technology to the World

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A fast internet connection is a necessity in today’s world. Currently, the fastest available internet runs on what’s known as fourth generation  or 4G  technology. The fastest among 4G technology is called LTE, which is capable of delivering download speeds of 50mbps. However, a number of telecommunication companies (or telcos) all over the world are testing the next generation of internet technology; the so-called 5G. In India, telcos are working with Nokia to make 5G a reality. Nokia is planning on bringing 5G network to India in collaboration with Airtel and BSNL. According…

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Ubuntu abandons its phone efforts, set to switch back to GNOME

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Six years after making Unity the default user interface on Ubuntu desktops, Canonical, the maker of Ubuntu is giving up on the project and will switch the default Ubuntu desktop back to GNOME next year. Canonical is also ending development of Ubuntu software for phones and tablets, spelling doom for the goal of creating a converged experience with phones acting as desktops when docked with the right equipment.”The choice, ultimately, is to invest in the areas which are contributing to the growth of the company,” Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical writes in a blog post. Ubuntu is one of…

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Digital transformation sets tech firms as agents of change

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IT has moved from the basement to the boardroom, and is now a strategic part of every company’s business. Whether it’s the internet of things (IoT), cloud computing, mobility, big data, analytics or something else, there is always a new technology for technology firms and chief digital information officers (CDIO) to grapple with. With digital technologies proliferating and advancing at a rapid clip, it is important to consider the role of the chief digital information officers in leading change. The rapidly evolving digital landscape has opened up a significant new role for…

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Microsoft and Adobe Launch Joint Customer Experience Offerings

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Adobe and Microsoft have teamed up to offer a set of joint enterprise solutions designed to help companies improve the customer experience for their clients. The agreement includes Adobe Experience Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Dynamics 365 and Power BI. The tech firms also plan to collaborate on an industry standard to define and unify the language for marketing, sales and services data needed to deliver digital experiences consistently at scale. The new integrations will help businesses better align their sales and marketing efforts, and create compelling, personalized and consistent experiences for…

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Nikon celebrates 100th anniversary with limited edition cameras

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Nikon has been around for 100 years, and it’s pulling out all the stops to celebrate. Along with a set of commemorative trinkets, like neck straps and crystal cameras, the imaging and optics multinational has designed limited edition versions of its flagship cameras. The company is releasing commemorative models of its cameras, lenses, and binoculars, as well as some miscellaneous accessories. Most people are probably going to be interested in the special edition D5 and D500. The D5 ships with a new anniversary booklet while the D500 includes a metal…

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