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8/16/2017

Members of the group Anonymous have released a video indicating that they will launch cyberattacks against white supremacist websites on Friday as part of a "Day to Denounce."

8/16/2017

Microsoft has purchased the privately held, Connecticut-based Cycle Computing and intends to use the software company's CycleCloud service to ramp up its support for Linux-based, faster computing workloads. Microsoft said support will continue for Cycle Computing's customers using a competitors' cloud service, though newer Microsoft versions will be Azure-focused.

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TechCrunch
8/16/2017

Singapore's Land Transit Authority has partnered with TransitLink in an initiative to bring cashless transportation to Singapore by 2020. An account-based ticketing system pilot with Mastercard, which was launched in March and includes more than 100,000 participants, may be extended past its six-month time frame to continue testing the system.

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MasterCard
8/16/2017

Rackspace has released the Privacy and Data Protection cybersecurity service, which provides compliance reporting, data protection and information about who or what is trying to get access.

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8/16/2017

Los Angeles officials hope to partner with local businesses to reduce cyberattacks by sharing information and providing system updates. The Cyber Lab is the country's first collective regional cybersecurity defense effort, and businesses can join for free.

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Mashable
8/16/2017

While the physical software-defined wide area networking appliances that enterprises choose for on-site use vary among vendors, it's OK to deploy both the thick and thin SD-WAN options in one location for specific purposes.

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SDxCentral
8/16/2017

Broadcom's new Max WiFi chips released this week rely on Uplink and Downlink Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access technology, a feature of the next-gen Wi-Fi standard 802.11ax. Broadcom said basing its Max WiFi chips on this to-be-approved standard not only increases efficiency and capacity, but also significantly improves speeds, coverage and communication among more devices.

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VentureBeat
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Broadcom, WiFi, Wi-Fi
8/16/2017

Adopting internet of things requires a modification of network infrastructure to support all the devices and utilize all the incoming data, writes Bob Violino, who provides tips from three early IoT adopters on how companies new to IoT can correctly address related networking challenges.

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Network World
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8/16/2017

Companies that prioritize development of artificial intelligence and leverage it for the internet of things are better positioned for success, Gary Eastwood writes.

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Network World
8/16/2017

Qualcomm has added features to the Spectra Module camera program for Android that are expected to be released early next year: depth sensing and phone unlocking via eye scanning. Depth-sensing cameras let users simultaneously focus on one subject and blur the background.

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