ips News of 01/20/19
An Unsecured Database Exposed The Personal Details Of 202m Job Seekers In China
The personal details belonging to more than 202 million job seekers in China, including information like phone numbers, email addresses, driver licenses and salary expectations, were freely available to anyone who knew where to look for as long as ...
Qualcomm’S Cockpit Platform Promises To Make Cars Smarter
Qualcomm used its CES press conference today to announce the third generation of its Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platform, its latest AI-centric platform for building in-car experiences that include everything from voice-driven interfaces to ...
Electronics Giant Philips Invests In Monitoring And Information Platform For Expecting Mothers
The international electronics and medical device giant Philips is pushing further into pregnancy and childcare services by leading a $6 million early stage investment in the pregnancy-focused app-developer and device manufacturer, Babyscripts. ...
The Good News And Bad News Of HP’S New AMD Chromebook
Good news: HP made an AMD Chromebook. Bad news: It uses an old chipset. Meet the new HP Chromebook 14. This is one of the first Chromebooks powered by an AMD processor. But don’t get too excited. This isn’t the AMD-powered Chromebook a ...
Philips Hue Has Been Having A Holiday Outage, Too
Alexa wasn’t the only thing that crashed over Christmas due to an influx of new users. Apparently, Philips Hue has been having an outage as well. A multi-day outage, in fact. The company confirmed on Wednesday that customers were ...
AI Chip Startup Graphcore Closes $200m Series D, Adds BMW And Microsoft As Strategic Investors
UK AI chip startup Graphcore has announced a $200 million Series D round today that’s jointly led by an existing investor, European VC Atomico, along with new investor Sofina, an investment holding firm. Graphcore says the Series D ...
AWS Announces New Inferentia Machine Learning Chip
AWS is not content to cede any part of any market to any company. When it comes to machine learning chips, names like Nvidia or Google come to mind, but today at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas, the company announced a new dedicated machine learning chip ...
Be A Thanksgiving Security Hero With These Family-Friendly Tips
If you’re reading this, chances are you’re: Pretty good at tech stuff Spending time with your family for Thanksgiving Bored because you’re reading this article right now You may not celebrate Thanksgiving where you live, but most of our ...
Docker Inks Partnership With Mulesoft As Salesforce Takes A Strategic Stake
Docker and Mulesoft have announced a broad deal to sell products together and integrate their platforms. As part of it, Docker is getting an investment from Salesforce, the CRM giant that acquired Mulesoft for $6.5 billion last spring. ...
Snapchat Launches Bitmoji Merch And Comic Strips Starring Your Avatar
Snapchat is doubling down on its biggest differentiator by turning its personalized avatar Bitmoji into a revenue stream and a new source of content. Snapchat is launching a Bitmoji merchandise store you can customize with you and your ...
Facebook Dating Arrives In Canada And Thailand
On the heels of Tinder’s plans to go more casual , Facebook is today expanding access to its own dating service, Facebook Dating. First launched two months ago in Colombia for testing purposes, the social network is today rolling out Facebook ...