Facebook cancels San Francisco summit on coronavirus fears – Networking – Security- Tempemail

Facebook Inc said on Friday it had cancelled its global marketing summit scheduled for next month in San Francisco due to coronavirus-related risks. “Out of an abundance of caution, we cancelled our global marketing summit due to evolving public health risks related to coronavirus,” a company spokesman said. The event, Continue Reading

Rebuffed by UK, US pitches ‘big tent’ for Huawei rivals in Europe – Benchmarking Change- Tempemail

The United States is seeking to rally European support for competitors to Huawei Technologies following disappointment in Washington over Britain’s decision to use 5G equipment made by the Chinese company. US officials at a global security conference in Germany this week urged governments and business leaders to build an ecosystem Continue Reading

Nvidia teases limited edition Cyberpunk 2077-themed GPU

Something to look forward to: Cyberpunk 2077 is arguably the most-anticipated game of 2020, especially on PC, where gamers will likely be able to pump up the graphical settings and get better performance or visuals. The futuristic RPG is sure to be a demanding title if the gameplay we’ve seen Continue Reading

Twitter says Olympics, IOC accounts hacked – Security- Tempemail

Twitter said on Saturday that an official Twitter account of the Olympics and the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) media Twitter account had been hacked and temporarily locked. The accounts were hacked through a third-party platform, a spokesperson for the social media platform said in an emailed statement, without giving further Continue Reading

IBM withdraws from RSA conference over coronavirus fears – Networking – Security – Software- Tempemail

International Business Machines Corp on Friday said it had cancelled its participation in the RSA cyber security conference due to coronavirus-related concerns. “The health of IBMers is our primary concern as we continue to monitor upcoming events and travel relative to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)”, the company said in a tweet. Continue Reading

Monash Uni targets higher-speed student admissions processing – Cloud- Tempemail

Monash University is breaking-up and optimising the back-of-house processes it uses to vet new admissions, one of several process transformation initiatives being pursued under a seven-year deployment of Salesforce. The university used Salesforce’s Dreamforce 19 conference to reveal the breadth of critical processes it is improving as it continues to Continue Reading

NAB sets up a global privacy office – Finance – Security – Storage- Tempemail

NAB has set up a global privacy office under chief data officer Glenda Crisp with a remit to safeguard customer data and champion privacy culture and data ethics within the bank. The bank has secured the services of Cochlear’s chief privacy officer Stephen Bolinger, who has taken the role of Continue Reading

Politicians condemn press intrusion after Caroline Flack’s death | Television & radio- Tempemail

Politicians have condemned press intrusion, calling for more regulation of both traditional and social media after the death of TV presenter Caroline Flack. The former Love Island presenter is understood to have taken her own life on Saturday at her home in Islington, London. She had been charged with assaulting Continue Reading

Nvidia supercharges core counts with new MX350 and MX330 laptop GPUs

In a nutshell: Nvidia has quietly unveiled two new budget laptop graphics cards, the Pascal-based MX350 and MX330. The former carries a core count of 640 and the latter 384, which is two-thirds more and a half more than the preceding MX250 and MX230, respectively. The new pair won’t be Continue Reading

YouTube at 15: what happened to some of the platform’s biggest early stars? | Global- Tempemail

Late on the evening of 14 February 2005, Jawed Karim, Chad Hurley and Steve Chen registered the website YouTube.com. Two months later, when the first video (of Karim briefly describing the elephant enclosure at the San Diego Zoo) was uploaded, a platform was launched that has gone on to change Continue Reading