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IDG Contributor Network: What the AWS outage can teach us about WAN deployments

The outage that hit Amazon Web Services' Simple Storage Service earlier this month might have been unusual in its impact, but not in its cause—a configuration error. Service providers suffer outages for all sorts of reasons. Backhoes take out lo.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldMar 16th, 2017

Social Media Sleuths Fail Again: The London Attacker Who Wasn’t

On the dark side of digital platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Wikipedia, individuals’ misconceptions and outright falsehoods can overrun basic facts......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News4 hr. 50 min. ago

Samsung, eSilicon tape out 14nm network processor with Rambus 28G SerDes solution

Samsung Electronics has announced a successful network processor tape-out based on Samsung's 14LPP (Low-Power Plus) process technology in collaboration with eSilicon and Rambus. This achievement is built on Samsung's cutting-edge foundry process and.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 18 min. ago

VR system can help treat people with social anxiety and speech disorders

24-year-old Product Design student Gareth Walkom has developed VR software designed to help individuals work through social anxieties and speech disorders by confronting a range of virtual scenarios. The post VR system can help treat people with soci.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 26 min. ago

Google "can"t guarantee" ads won"t appear by offensive content, Eric Schmidt says

Google can't say for certain that ads placed with its various massive platforms won't end up near an offensive video or website. At least that's the opinion of Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google's parent company, Alphabet, and the most prominent public.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News9 hr. 33 min. ago

Facial recognition will help doctors detect rare genetic disease

A group of scientists have used facial recognition for something other than verifying identity or catching crooks on the run. The team from the National Human Genome Research Institute have developed a facial recognition method that can diag.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News10 hr. 26 min. ago

Scientists discover protein that may reverse some damaging aspects of aging process

Scientists in Germany have discovered a protein that can prompt the body's blood stem cells to act young again, potentially reversing some of the bad aspects of the aging process. The post Scientists discover protein that may reverse some damaging as.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 26 min. ago

Post Intelligence says it can make your tweets better

 Social media can be hard. I’m not speaking hypothetically here. There have definitely been days where I’ve thought, Shoot, it’s been way too long since I’ve posted on Instagram or Twitter — and then completely fail.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 49 min. ago

Razer Blade (2017) review

The Razer Blade has quickly become a contender among gaming laptops, and the 2017 version is no exception. It turns performance up to 11, can it justify its lavish price tag? The post Razer Blade (2017) review appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 50 min. ago

Scientists may have found a way to make old blood stem cells act young again

Scientists in Germany have discovered a protein that can prompt the body's blood stem cells to act young again, potentially reversing some of the bad aspects of the aging process. The post Scientists may have found a way to make old blood stem cells.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 50 min. ago

The Legend of Master Legend: Amazon Pilot Review

Based on a true story, Amazon pilot The Legend of Master Legend stars John Hawkes as a delusional "superhero." Amazon's "Pilot Season" is here once again and we're taking a look at all the new offerings. The pilots, which you can see here are p.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News12 hr. 33 min. ago

People can"t get over this photo of Republican dudes who want to cut maternity care

Republicans like to insist the war on women is nothing more than hysterical liberal outrage.  Sure, the left uses the phrase to occasionally score political points, but sometimes Republicans make it so easy. Like when they appear to be casting a.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News13 hr. 33 min. ago

Everyone on Twitch can"t stop watching this new survival shooter

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is tearing up the charts on Twitch today, placing at no. 1 with over 145,000 viewers across just 20 different streamers. This may be the first time you're hearing about Battlegrounds. The game just released on Steam.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News13 hr. 33 min. ago

With trick trophy trucks, the Mint 400 race makes Mad Max look middle-of-the-road

There’s more to off-road racing than you think. Engines that make over 800 horsepower, trucks that can jump 50 feet through the air, and the kind of can-do attitude that is sadly missing from other racing series. The post With trick trophy trucks,.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 42 min. ago

Facebook adds more familiar features to Messenger chats

Facebook has a habit of copping features from other apps and dropping them into Messenger, so the addition of message reactions and @-mentions in the social network's marquee messaging app was probably inevitable as the company slowly m.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News13 hr. 50 min. ago

Zenreach raises $30M to help businesses boost their marketing with free Wi-Fi

 Zenreach is announcing that it has raised $30 million in Series C funding. Founder and CEO Jack Abraham said that Zenreach is “bringing the online and offline world together.” Specifically, businesses that use Zenreach can offer the.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 25 min. ago

You Don’t Wanna Know How a Climate Change-Induced Mass Extinction Can End (Hint: Lizards)

It’s a widely accepted fact that we’re fucked. That’s sort of in a general sense. You, reader, are certainly not making it past 2100. And civilization? Maybe it will meet its maker from superbugs and nuclear war in 50 years, or sea level rise i.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News14 hr. 25 min. ago

Alcohol & Heart Health: New Study Untangles the Effects

When it comes to alcohol and heart health, the back and forth between findings can leave you feeling dizzy......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated News14 hr. 41 min. ago

Forget needles, you can now jet-spray the vaccines in your mouth instead

'MucoJet' was created by researchers at UC Berkeley for a painless, portable way to self-administer vaccines and other medicine. Read more...More about Mucojet, Needle Free, Real Time Video, Doctors, and Inventions 'MucoJet' was created by researche.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News14 hr. 41 min. ago

Prepare to ace multiple IT certifications with the Ultimate Computer Security Bundle

If you want to join the ranks of ethical hackers employed by companies worldwide, you can get started by picking up the Ultimate Computer Security Bundle, now only $29......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News15 hr. 25 min. ago

The Flash: The Savitar Reveal Will Cause Big Repercussions

The Flash stars and EP discuss what's to come as Season 3 wraps up, if Iris can be saved, and the surprises to come involving that big prophecy......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News15 hr. 41 min. ago