Ex-Microsoft engineer convicted of 18 felonies after stealing $10M in digital currency Virgin Galactic resumes taking deposits for SpaceShipTwo suborbital trips Vote for the Geeks Give Back award: 5 inspirational groups making a positive change in our community Free-floating car-share will return to Seattle this spring with new AAA service NHL Seattle to spend $7M on Monorail upgrades and offer transit incentives to get fans to new arena Gravity Payments invests $500K in Joe Coffee to help startup enhance service and take on Square India tech heavyweight Wipro acquires Seattle digital marketing company for $52M Supercast raises $2M to help podcasters make money, names new CEO Sales engagement startup Outreach opens London office, doubling down on Europe expansion Inside ‘Amazon Go Grocery’: Tech giant opens first full-sized store without cashiers or checkout lines Expedia cuts 3,000 jobs, including 500 at new Seattle HQ — read the internal email to employees Seattle-area tech workers earn $279K/year on average in total compensation, according to new BLS data Is Alexa always listening?
Link: Ex-Microsoft engineer convicted of 18 felonies after stealing $10M in digital currency
How might your brand streamline a process to suit consumer needs? DataGene launched the Good Bulls application to streamline the breeding process for farmers through identifying top-notch dairy genetics and making overall bull selection easier. In one of its… In India, the government of Madhya Pradesh is introducing a high-tech solution to a livestock crisis in the form of a cow adoption app.
Link: Brands are streamlining animal-related agricultural processes with mobile apps
Fuze is a global cloud communications provider for the enterprise whose intuitive unified communications and contact center platform enables seamless transition between calling, meeting, chatting, and sharing powered by the industry-leading cloud voice for the enterprise. Fuze empowers the…
Link: ITEXPO Exhibitor Fuze Adds Microsoft Teams Integration
Mobile security is at the top of every company’s worry list these days — and for good reason: Nearly all workers now routinely access corporate data from smartphones, and that means keeping sensitive info out of the wrong hands is an increasingly intricate puzzle. The stakes, suffice it to say,…
Link: 8 mobile security threats you should take seriously in 2020
First thing is first, the new beta Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) is not an antiviral program for Linux desktops. No, it’s an enterprise platform designed to help you prevent, detect, investigate, and respond to Linux server and network threats. Microsoft is showing up the first version of Defender ATP at the RSA Conference 2020 in San Francisco.
Link: Microsoft previews Microsoft Defender ATP for Linux
Almost everything is being hooked up to the internet currently to provide useful and cool functionality but is that a good idea? Based on how poorly vendors support their Internet of Things things, definitely. not. You could be putting yourself at serious risk. Network engineer and software developer Josh Bailey installed an AlphaESS Storion S5 grid-connected solar power system at his house.
Link: Juha Saarinen: Let’s fix NZ’s cyber security reporting
Live Tiles have been a signature feature of the Windows OS interface since the launch of Windows But these colorful, info-packed squares appear to be on their way into the trash bin. . Live Tiles were first introduced by Microsoft on its failed Windows Phone OS as a way to view information at a glance.
Link: RIP: Windows 10 live tiles reportedly getting killed by Microsoft