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8/17/2018

Google is postponing any plans for a launch of a search engine app in China after employees called for more transparency and oversight with the project. A Chinese official said a 2018 release of the search engine would be unlikely, and Google chief executive Sundar Pichai said once the company comes closer to developing a plan of record for the project, it will be more transparent.

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8/17/2018

Twitter will no longer allow access to API features due to "technical and business constraints," warning some third-party applications will not function the way they did before the change. One such app, Tweetbot, is working to add the lost features, but developers warn the problem is "totally out of [their] control."

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8/17/2018

Hackers are targeting connected devices, so it's important for consumers to remain aware and vigilant against potential attacks, writes Nina Zipkin. Third-party apps, connected appliances, connected vehicles and point-of-sale systems are among the surprising places where hackers are now hiding, Zipkin writes.

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Entrepreneur online
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8/17/2018

Automated technologies often aren't enough to counter ransomware attacks on K-12 schools, writes Karen Scarfone. Additional precautions need to be taken to protect schools from ransomware, such as managing vulnerabilities with system updates, protecting endpoints and using application whitelisting.

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EdTech online
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8/17/2018

While the number of data breaches is down so far this year compared with 2017, email exposure has grown, per a study from Risk Based Security. Of the 2,308 data breaches this year, 45.4% of the data exposed were email addresses, up from 32.4% in the same period last year.

8/17/2018

Dell EMC has added 64 ports of 100GbE to its 2U networking switch, providing support for third-party software. The organization is partnering with VMware to create hybrid physical and virtual networks to support virtual machines.

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eWeek
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8/17/2018

Arm leaders predict its 2019 and 2020 processors will have a higher performance than Intel's 2.6GHz Core i5-7300U. The company also stated its Cortex-A76 is on par with Intel's comparable current design.

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Engadget
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8/17/2018

Google plans to unveil several prepackaged artificial intelligence services for the cloud that are targeted at different industries. Google Cloud has already released a package for recruiting talent, marketplace enhancement and customer service.

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ZDNet
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8/17/2018

Dell EMC PowerEdge servers now can run Qumulo File Fabric's scalable file system software. The offering is also available for vendor sources, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise hardware, the public cloud and Amazon Web Services.

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Channel Futures
8/17/2018

After predicting $3.25 billion in revenue for the third quarter, Nvidia announced it will not assume crypto-related sales in the future. The company is instead focusing on its gaming business, which posted a $1.8 billion revenue, up 52% year-over-year.

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