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NSA issues guidance on encrypted DNS usage
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Domain Name System (DNS)

NSA issues guidance on encrypted DNS usage

Agency warns enterprises not to use third-party DNS resolvers The US National Security Agency
15 Jan 2021
Pentagon pauses $2 billion cyber security project
The Pentagon
Policy & legislation

Pentagon pauses $2 billion cyber security project

Security system not ready for classified networks says watchdog
14 Jan 2021
White House launches AI Initiative Office
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Policy & legislation

White House launches AI Initiative Office

Office will serve as a hub for federal AI activities
13 Jan 2021
Big tech companies put political donations on hold following Capitol riots
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Business strategy

Big tech companies put political donations on hold following Capitol riots

Microsoft, Amazon, and Google among tech giants suspending political contributions
12 Jan 2021
FCC won't review Section 230 before Biden takes over
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Policy & legislation

FCC won't review Section 230 before Biden takes over

Election result leaves no time for rulemaking, says Commission chair
11 Jan 2021
President-elect Biden appoints David Recordon director of technology
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Policy & legislation

President-elect Biden appoints David Recordon director of technology

Former director of White House IT has strong open-source background
7 Jan 2021
Microsoft employees criticize the company's political donations
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Policy & legislation

Microsoft employees criticize the company's political donations

Workers call out disparity over public support for Biden transition
6 Jan 2021
Website problems slow coronavirus vaccine rollout
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hacking

Website problems slow coronavirus vaccine rollout

Florida is the epicenter of website issues, as patients struggle with malfunctioning sites and hackers
6 Jan 2021
Researcher breaks Google CAPTCHA using speech-to-text AI
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cyber security

Researcher breaks Google CAPTCHA using speech-to-text AI

"Simple attack" thwarts Google's anti-bot system again
5 Jan 2021
Hackers breach T-Mobile customer records
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data breaches

Hackers breach T-Mobile customer records

The breach, which affects around 200,000 customers, contains data types the FCC considers "highly sensitive"
4 Jan 2021
Google announces switch-off date for Android Things
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Google Android

Google announces switch-off date for Android Things

Google calls time on ambitious Android-in-everything project
18 Dec 2020
Biden promises tough response to cyber attacks
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cyber security

Biden promises tough response to cyber attacks

President-elect promises that he "won't stand idly by" when nation-states hack US
18 Dec 2020
HPE warns of a critical zero-day flaw in server management software
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zero-day exploit

HPE warns of a critical zero-day flaw in server management software

There's a workaround for Windows customers, but nothing for Linux admins
18 Dec 2020
GAO slams federal agencies for IT supply chain risk
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supply chain management (SCM)

GAO slams federal agencies for IT supply chain risk

Federal agencies don't understand where their technology comes from
18 Dec 2020
Researchers find 45 million medical images exposed online
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cyber security

Researchers find 45 million medical images exposed online

Google crawled images containing sensitive patient metadata
17 Dec 2020
Amazon is previewing its new cloud-based location service
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Cloud

Amazon is previewing its new cloud-based location service

Mapping API lets developers use mobile device location
17 Dec 2020
Trump considers clemency for Silk Road kingpin Ross Ulbricht
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Policy & legislation

Trump considers clemency for Silk Road kingpin Ross Ulbricht

Ulbricht was originally given life without parole
16 Dec 2020
AMAX workstations gain Nvidia RTX A6000 GPUs
AMAX PowerMax workstation
virtual desktop

AMAX workstations gain Nvidia RTX A6000 GPUs

The upgraded graphics card equips AI and visualization pros with a performance boost
16 Dec 2020
Trend Micro aims to seamlessly secure file storage in the cloud
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cyber security

Trend Micro aims to seamlessly secure file storage in the cloud

The cyber security firm's new service will scan and quarantine files natively in Amazon's cloud
16 Dec 2020
FTC launches widespread investigation into tech companies' practices
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Policy & legislation

FTC launches widespread investigation into tech companies' practices

Commission votes 4-1 on a sweeping foray into advertising, privacy, and content moderation
15 Dec 2020
California files to join DOJ antitrust suit against Google
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Policy & legislation

California files to join DOJ antitrust suit against Google

State AG is the 12th to accuse the search giant of anti-competitive practices
14 Dec 2020
Former Cisco engineer gets 2-year prison sentence for Webex hack
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hacking

Former Cisco engineer gets 2-year prison sentence for Webex hack

Cisco didn't seek restitution for $2.4M in restoration and customer service costs
14 Dec 2020
JetBrains launches collaboration tool targeting software devs
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collaboration

JetBrains launches collaboration tool targeting software devs

Space offers version control, code review, and CI/CD features for dev teams
11 Dec 2020
Google CEO's apology for Timnit Gebru firing misses the mark
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Google CEO's apology for Timnit Gebru firing misses the mark

The tech industry has been left unsatisfied with Sundar Pichai's response
10 Dec 2020
Google sets a date for Chrome extension privacy revamp
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web browser

Google sets a date for Chrome extension privacy revamp

From January 18th, developers must be clear about how they're handling user data
10 Dec 2020
Amazon launches big data service focused on health care
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon launches big data service focused on health care

Data lake promises to keep health care organizations' information secure
10 Dec 2020
Trump's TikTok ban hits another roadblock
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social media

Trump's TikTok ban hits another roadblock

A second judge has blocked Trump's proposed TikTok shutdown
9 Dec 2020
SpaceX wins $885.5m to connect rural America
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broadband

SpaceX wins $885.5m to connect rural America

FCC awards the funding as part of $9.2 billion broadband war chest
8 Dec 2020
Dark web markets consolidate as competition takes its toll
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hacking

Dark web markets consolidate as competition takes its toll

Competition, not COVID-19, may be to blame for a fall in dark market numbers
8 Dec 2020
Justice Department sues Facebook for discriminating against US workers
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Policy & legislation

Justice Department sues Facebook for discriminating against US workers

Social media giant is also in hot water over its virtual reality business
7 Dec 2020
Fired female Google AI scientist claims she was 'constantly dehumanized'
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Fired female Google AI scientist claims she was 'constantly dehumanized'

Team co-lead accuses Google of racism, sexism, and quashing research
7 Dec 2020
New AWS services allow admins to run container technologies on-premises
AWS re:Invent logo
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

New AWS services allow admins to run container technologies on-premises

New service makes ECS and EKS more portable
4 Dec 2020
Biden team signals president-elect may target Section 230 and data privacy
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Policy & legislation

Biden team signals president-elect may target Section 230 and data privacy

Political change signals trouble for online platforms
4 Dec 2020
How to automate your infrastructure with Ansible
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automation

How to automate your infrastructure with Ansible

Use Ansible Playbooks to speed up your infrastructure configuration and deployment
2 Dec 2020
PowerShell vs CMD: Unlocking the Power of Windows
Microsoft Windows

PowerShell vs CMD: Unlocking the Power of Windows

We explore the power of Powershell and why it's a worthy successor to the command line interface
13 Nov 2020