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Google Stadia: The IT infrastructure behind the gaming service

Learn how Stadia provides lower latency and higher quality with its cloud streaming service. Dan Patterson, CNET and CBS News Senior Producer, spoke with Majd Bakar, VP of Engineering with Google Stadia, about cloud streaming. Stadia, which was publicly released on November 19, 2019, is Google’s cloud gaming service. This interview, conducted October 2, 2019, […]

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DevOps market predicted to be worth $15 billion by 2026

DevOps tools decrease the chance of errors and help strengthen the development process in organizations. Must-read Developer content The DevOps market size is projected to reach $14,969.6 million by 2026, a compound annual growth rate of 19.1%, a Fortune Business Insights report found. The report, released on Friday, highlighted the significance of this increase, noting […]

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How to change iOS 13 settings for better security

Learn how to secure your iOS 13 devices and protect your privacy by tweaking the default settings. Image: James Martin/CNET Devices using iOS 13 are some of the most secure in the world; however, there are settings you can change to make your iOS experience even more secure. After implementing these extra security settings, if your […]

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How to highlight the top n values in a Microsoft Excel sheet

This formulaic conditional formatting Excel rule will let viewers determine how many top values to view on the fly. Image: filmfoto, Getty Images/iStockphoto More about Windows Dashboard views are usually flexible, allowing the viewer to change criteria easily. For instance, a viewer might want to see the top 10 values in a data set. Other […]

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How to avoid the mistakes made in the UN data breach

Falling prey to a hacker because it neglected to properly patch its systems, the United Nations also failed to publicly disclose the hack. Here’s how your organization can avoid the same mistakes. In July 2019, the United Nations was the victim of a data breach, according to a confidential UN report obtained by The New […]

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Blockchain smart contracts users will increase data quality 50% by 2023

A Gartner report predicts a reduction of data availability by 30%, but with enhanced transparency, speed and decision making. A new report from Gartner predicts companies using blockchain smart contracts will increase overall data quality by 50% by 2023, but reduce data availability by 30% during the same time period. This will conversely create positive […]

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9 future ecosystems reimagined through technology

In the next two decades, technology will connect people, the physical world, information, and collective intelligence, according to Tata Consultancy. Over the course of the next three decades, a transition will occur, shifting us from our “vertical orientation to a horizontal one,” said Dave Jordan, global head, consulting and services integration at Tata Consultancy Services […]

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3 industries that won’t exist in 20 years

Insurance, transportation, and retail will be absorbed into broader, horizontal ecosystems, says Tata Consultancy Services. The insurance, transportation, and retail industries will either not exist in 20 years or will have changed completely due to artificial intelligence (AI), innovation, and other factors, according to Dave Jordan, global head, consulting and services integration at Tata Consultancy […]

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How organizations should handle data breaches

How an organization handles a breach can be just as critical as protecting against one, according to Security.org. Hackers and cybercriminals rely on the failure of consumers and companies alike to properly protect themselves. Weak passwords, vulnerabilities in software and systems, exposed sensitive information. All of these can lead a hacker to compromise your accounts […]

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Top 10 tech policy trends to watch in 2020

Given the tech industry’s poor track record of protecting users data and controlling its environmental impact, regulators around the globe are stepping into the void. With the very real prospect of lawmakers and regulators taking a firm stance on how to control the genie that tech has unleashed, Access Partnership, a public policy consultancy in […]