Daily Archives: January 9, 2019

IoT devices now top priority for cybercriminals

Internet of Things (IoT) devices are now cybercriminals’ top attack target and have managed to surpass web, application services and email servers according to new research from F5 Labs. The fifth volume of the security firm’s The Hunt for IoT report that thirteen Thingbots, IoT devices that have become part …

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German man admits to politician data breach

A 20-year-old man has admitted to police that he was behind the recent data breach that exposed the personal data and documents of almost 1,000 German politicians and public figures online. The man responsible for the breach said he acted alone and that his actions were not politically motivated. He …

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Baidu brings first open source edge computing platform to China

At CES 2019, Baidu announced its new open source intelligent edge computing platform OpenEdge that allows developers to build light, secure and capable edge applications and solutions with greater flexibility. The company’s new platform is also China’s first open source edge computing platform. Developers can leverage OpenEdge to build their …

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AMD 7nm Ryzen 3rd Generation processors will come mid-2019

AMD has announced its first 7nm processors will be Ryzen 3rd Generation and they are a doozy. At its CES 2019 keynote, AMD debuted an unnamed octa-core, 16-thread part based on the company’s new 7nm Zen 2 architecture. The new CPU seems to be made specifically to go head-to-head with …

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AMD debuts 7nm Radeon VII graphics card to combat Nvidia RTX 2080

During its CES 2019 keynote, AMD has announced the Radeon VII graphics card, AMD’s latest and most powerful of its kind for consumers. As expected, this is AMD’s first 7-nanometer (nm) graphics processor (GPU), and improves upon AMD’s previous best graphics card in every way. Built upon AMD’s Vega 20 …

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UK leading the way in AI jobs

New data has revealed that the UK creates more AI jobs than any other European nation with more than half of them outside of London. The robotic process automation company, UiPath analysed 30,000 job listings from the employment search engine Indeed to determine which countries and cities are hiring the …

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Nikon updates lens roadmap for Z system

Following the announcement of the Nikkor Z 14-30mm f/4 S at CES 2019, Nikon has updated its lens roadmap for its full-frame mirrorless Z System.  As well as the 14-30mm f/4, 2019 will also now see Nikon launch a 24mm f/1.8 lens that was initially scheduled for a 2020 release. …

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CES 2019 has made gaming laptops exciting again

Here’s a dirty little secret I’m about to share with you: I’ve never been convinced by gaming laptops. Sure, I’ve used and reviewed some seriously impressive – and powerful – gaming laptops, but they’ve always seemed a bit… pointless. They are far too bulky and heavy to carry around, with …

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