New vulnerability affects most Linux and BSD distros
A new security error affects most Linux and BSD distros. The problem lies in the escalation of consents and should be relatively easy to solve. But at the moment it is a widespread error, which has an impact on a large number of systems.
The Linux and BSD variants that use the popular X.Org Server p... Read more
AWS opens its first data centres in Africa
Amazon Web Services expands its global data center network to Africa. Today the cloud giant announced the opening of an AWS region in Cape Town, South Africa. The data centre should be open by mid-2020 and customers will be able to have their workloads run locally for the first time.
AWS calls a gro... Read more
Google brings AI image recognition Lens to search engine
Google wants the search results of images to be more useful. The company tries to achieve this by adding Lens to the search engine. The image recognition service, powered by artificial intelligence, should provide much better results.
Google finds since Lens launched in October 2017 was gradually be... Read more
HPE goes all-in on edge computing with new business plan
HPE is going to focus more on edge computing. The technology giant wants to position itself as an edge-computing player and has therefore simplified its business plans in order to benefit from the method that optimises cloud computing. HPE wants to relieve itself of the burden of IoT-cloud platform... Read more
NetApp Data Fabric allows companies to make more use of artificial intelligence
NetApp today announced the launch of ONTAP 9.5, MAX Data, StorageGRID SG6060, NetApp Solution Support for FlexPod and Flash Speed Guarantee. This further expands the company's Data Fabric over edge, core and cloud. They also offer organisations the opportunity to exploit the full potential of Artifi... Read more
Bits of Freedom launches tool for users to request data
Bits of Freedom has unveiled a new service that allows everyone to request their details from companies, institutions and the government. According to the European Privacy Act, GDPR is obliged to give access to this data. The service, My Data Done Right, can be used as of today.
The aim of the civil... Read more
Microsoft takes Windows Server 2019 offline after notifications of deleted files
Microsoft has temporarily removed all media for Windows Server 2019 and Windows Server version 1809. According to the software giant, a number of users were found to be missing files after updating. Microsoft is currently investigating isolated reports from these users and recommends that for now wa... Read more
“Self-propelled cars General Motors are having trouble detecting moving objects.
General Motors has been testing its self-propelled cars on roads since 2016. But now it appears that a number of "unexpected technical challenges" have emerged. One of them is difficulty with "identifying whether objects move or not", according to sources from Reuters.
The cars would have difficulty... Read more
IBM comes up with new products for multi-cell storage
IBM has taken another step to become more involved in multicloud storage. It concerns a less complex portfolio for storage hardware and a new NVMe capability in IBM Spectrum, reports Silicon Angle.
IBM's storage systems portfolio is improved with new Storwize systems, smaller FlashSystems, better R... Read more
Amazon Alexa for Business now also works with third-party devices
Alexa for Business now also works with third-party devices. In doing so, Amazon is increasingly positioning its virtual assistant as an ubiquitous offering that works on every possible device and can be widely used.
Until now, Alexa for Business could only be used via Amazon Echo devices. According... Read more