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8/18/2017

Box is now using Google Cloud Vision Integration to provide enterprises with automatic cataloging of uploaded images, part of the company's broader effort to leverage machine-learning technologies to help improve content management, as well as its added value.

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8/18/2017

The CEOs of AT&T Communications and Oracle share what it's been like to oversee a massive digital transformation, which includes a goal of moving 55% of AT&T's core network functions to the cloud via Oracle support by year-end.

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8/18/2017

Microsoft will be teaming up with Baidu to power the company's open-source, self-driving project with Azure cloud infrastructure. Microsoft's resources will be used in the Apollo project outside of China, where Baidu has primarily been building its self-driving software.

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8/18/2017

Fitbit will launch a dedicated app store for users of its forthcoming smartwatch. The company also will release a software development kit so developers can create custom apps for the wearables.

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ReadWrite
8/18/2017

Numerous HBO Twitter accounts were breached Wednesday, the latest cyberattack targeting the TV network. Hacking group OurMine claimed responsibility.

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8/18/2017

China said it will create at least four cybersecurity schools over the next decade as it looks to educate more cybersecurity experts.

8/18/2017

Reactions after a data breach are similar to the five stages of grief, which highlight the importance of showing empathy, writes Daniel Schwalbe. The blame is often put on cybersecurity professionals, who may be doing everything they can to prevent attacks, Schwalbe notes.

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Dark Reading
8/18/2017

Blockchain's ability to protect a database has attracted the attention of the Pentagon, which has been working with NATO allies to develop apps for the military using the technology. Blockchain could be used to expedite processes, per a note from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

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The Washington Times
8/18/2017

The Tectonic container management platform created by CoreOS is now generally available on Microsoft Azure. Tectonic also has been updated to the latest Kubernetes 1.7 release.

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TechCrunch
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8/18/2017

China's chipmakers have been producing a lot of ARM-based mobile chips, and strong growth is seen for ARM-based internet of things devices in China, ARM CEO Simon Segars says. ARM is increasing its research and development for the deployment of IoT devices under the ownership of SoftBank Group, he adds.

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