Biden administration says China is US’s top tech threat
Their new Guidance doc says "America, not China" will set the new world order.
The Biden administration has a new Interim National Security Guidance in which it names China as the most threatening nation the United States faces. They claim this is because China can combine its technological and ...
Micron sees shortage of memory chips for 2021
High Cloud demand and a rebounding enterprise market will keep supplies tight this year.
US memory maker Micron sees the chronic shortage of DRAM in the market to continue throughout this year - and that is good for business, according to Micron CFO David Zinsner.
In fact, the company has upd...
New tool may help you upgrade from .NET Framework to .NET 5
The .NET Upgrade Assistant is unsupported by Microsoft and doesn't even work completely.
Latest news flash from Microsoft's Ignite event this week: the company has previewed a new upgrade assistant to help developers port .NET Framework applications to .NET 5.0. The caveat here, however, is that...
Microsoft adds new Azure infrastructure capabilities
The new cloud instances and security features will improve agility, performance, and resilience, according to Microsoft.
News out of Redmond this week included some interesting new additions and enhancements to Microsoft's Azure cloud platform. Specifically, the company has added memory-optimize...
Tableau launches new COVID-19 global data tracker
The product aims to help businesses as well as governments.
Tableau this week announced the launch of its new COVID-19 Data Hub and global tracker. The platform offers users a data visualization dashboard for cases and deaths. It also shows trends such as infection rates, testing and vaccination...
Okta signs agreement to acquire Auth0 for 6.5 billion dollars
The deal makes Okto more complete in providing Identity to the Internet. To persons and machines.
Okta announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Auth0, a leading identity platform for application teams. The deal will be based on a stock transaction valued at approximately $...
Salesforce rolls out Rebate Management to automate rebate programs
New tool offers more real-time insight into programs for finance, sales and distribution teams.
This weeks Salesforce unveiled their new tool called Rebate Management. The product aims to help companies that use distributor networks to sell their products.
Rebate Management offers all emplo...
Google unveils a new cyber insurance program for cloud customers
"First of its kind" offering is probably going to set a trend in the industry.
Google announced this week that it has teamed up with two major insurers to develop a cybersecurity insurance offering. The new program would provide Google Cloud customers with coverage against cyberattacks.
Windows and Linux users beware: Spectre is back
An old vulnerability returns to threaten unpatched systems.
Three years ago, Spectre appeared on the scene and put all the major chip manufacturers in a tizzy. They all scrambled to come up with a fix for this vulnerability.
Bleeping Computer has reported that security researcher Julien Voisi...
Marvell chips will power Facebook’s 5G network project
Facebook's goal is to make the deployment of 5G networks more accessible to everyone.
Marvell Technology Group told Reuters this week that its chips will be included in a project from Facebook. The project, Marvel says, aims to make it easier and cheaper to deploy 5G networking equipment.
Google: Pandemic is causing bot attacks to increase
As more companies move online as a result of COVID-19, bot attacks are becoming more common.
Google is warning that bots are causing more problems for business. They also point out that many companies are failing to take bots seriously, and only focus on the most obvious types of attacks.
Hackers work to enhance SEO on sites that deliver their malware
They make their delivery sites popular on Google before deploying their malware.
Evil genius at work! Hackers have started using search engine optimization (SEO) techniques to deploy malware to even more victims.
Sophos, the cybersecurity firm, has identified this new technique. They ca...