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How Amazon makes money may surprise you

According to market research firm Statista, Amazon reported better-than-expected results for Q1 2023, with net sales of $127 billion and a net profit of $3.2 billion, beating analyst expectations. The CEO, Andy Jassy, highlighted the company's robust advertising growth, improved cost efficiency, and record fast delivery speeds for Prime members. However,...

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How TikTok transformed the digital marketing

According to research firm Statista, the rise of short-form content on social media, popularized by TikTok and quickly adopted by Instagram Reels and YouTube Shorts, has transformed the digital space by providing accessible and addictive content. Brands have recognized the marketing potential of TikTok and similar platforms to reach younger audiences....

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How is data management used in healthcare?

Data management typically refers to the process of organizing, storing, protecting, and maintaining data throughout its lifecycle. It encompasses a range of activities and techniques that are designed to ensure that data is accurate, consistent, complete, and accessible when needed.  Data management plays a crucial role in healthcare as it involves...

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AGL asks fed gov for stronger cyber security leadership

AGL Energy, an Australian company, has urged the federal government to set a better example in cybersecurity by strengthening its systems, achieving mandated maturity levels, and sharing threat intelligence with the community. In a submission to the Australian cyber security strategy discussion paper, AGL expressed concern about the government's difficulties in...

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Twitter launches encrypted private messages

Twitter aims to become the most trusted platform on the internet by implementing encrypted Direct Messages. This feature ensures that even if someone forces Twitter to access messages, they would be unable to do so. Twitter generates device-specific key pairs consisting of private and public keys. The public key is registered...

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How many jobs are available in technology in the US?

In May, the tech employment landscape in the US experienced mixed results. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) figures analyzed by IT industry group CompTIA, technology companies cut around 4,725 jobs, including both technical and non-technical positions. Additionally, job postings for open tech positions decreased from 300,000 in...

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Nvidia sales forecast jumps on AI boom

Nvidia, the leading semiconductor company, has announced strong second-quarter revenue forecasts, surpassing Wall Street estimates by over 50%. The company is ramping up its supply to meet the high demand for its artificial-intelligence (AI) chips, which are used in applications like ChatGPT. Following the announcement, Nvidia's shares soared by up to...

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Invary Raises $1.85 Million in Pre-Seed Funding for Runtime Integrity Solution

Operating system runtime validation and security firm Invary today announced it has raised $1.85 million in a pre-seed funding round led by Flyover Capital. The Lawrence, Kansas-based startup offers a free Runtime Integrity Score (RISe) service that helps organizations check the integrity of their systems to identify known vulnerabilities and hidden...

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Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Cyber Security Conference October 23-26, 2023 | Atlanta

ICS Cyber Security Conferences are events that focus on the specific cybersecurity challenges and solutions related to industrial control systems. These conferences bring together experts, researchers, industry professionals, and policymakers to discuss the latest trends, best practices, and emerging threats in securing industrial control systems. ICS Cyber Security Conference provides the...

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Meta to pull news from Facebook and Instagram in Canada

Meta plans to end access to news on Facebook and Instagram in Canada in response to legislation that would require internet giants to pay news publishers. The legislation, known as the Online News Act, was approved by the country’s Senate on Thursday. The law will force internet giants to negotiate compensation...

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Top 5 most popular cloud computing platforms

There are numerous cloud computing platforms available, each offering their own unique features and services. Some of the most popular cloud computing platforms include: Amazon Web Services (AWS): AWS is a comprehensive cloud computing platform that offers a wide range of services, including compute, storage, databases, networking, analytics, machine learning, and...

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What to Expect in 21st Century Education

21st Century education requires many skills and abilities for success. Many educators, institutes and schools are increasingly focusing on the skills required for students to master in preparation for success in a rapidly changing digital world. Today, students, after they graduated from school, are more likely to change career jobs, hence they...

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What You Need to Know About 5G

5G refers to the fifth generation of wireless technology for cellular networks. It is the latest standard in mobile communication, succeeding 4G (LTE) technology. 5G aims to provide significantly faster data speeds, lower latency (delay), increased network capacity, and enhanced connectivity compared to its predecessors. Some key features and benefits of...

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How does AppDynamics work

AppDynamics is widely used by application developers and IT operations team who are focused on ensuring the smooth functioning of their applications and delivering a positive user experience.  AppDynamics is an application performance monitoring (APM) and management software designed to help businesses and organizations ensure that their software applications are performing...

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What do you know about Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality?

Technology is developing at a rapid pace, as many things looked impossible 10 years ago have become a reality. Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality are two forms of technologies gaining huge momentum right now. There is confusion between Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR), so what are they exactly, and...

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What are the top generative AI platforms?

Generative AI platforms have been gaining popularity in recent years. Many companies use them to improve productivity. They can be used for a variety of tasks, depending on the specific platform and its capabilities. Here are a few examples of how generative AI platforms are used: Text generation - Generative AI...

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GrafanaCon Jun 12-14, 2023

GrafanaCon is an annual conference organized by Grafana Labs, the company behind the popular open-source visualization platform Grafana. The conference brings together Grafana users, developers, and enthusiasts from around the world to learn about the latest developments in the Grafana ecosystem, share best practices, and network with peers. Attendees can participate...

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Most Popular Apps in the World

More and more people use apps for everyday living, entertaining and communications. On average, we spend more than 40 hours a month using our favorite apps. The most popular apps in the world can vary depending on the region and the type of app, but here are some of the most...

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Moodle • Open Source Software for Online Learning

Moodle is a free and open-source learning management system (LMS) that allows educators to create online courses and learning environments. It was created in 2002 by Martin Dougiamas, a computer scientist and educator who wanted to create a platform that would facilitate collaborative learning and improve the quality of education for...

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What is an investment scam? And how to protect yourself.

An investment scam is a fraudulent scheme in which individuals or companies deceive investors with the promise of high returns on their investment, but in reality, the promised returns do not materialize, and the investors end up losing their money. Investment scams can take various forms, including Ponzi schemes, pyramid schemes,...

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Microsoft is testing file recommendations in Explorer

Microsoft is starting to test a system called File Recommendations in File Explorer, which does exactly what the name suggests — when you visit the home tab, it shows specific files that you may want to open at the top. The feature is still in the very early stages, but it...

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