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Travellers embrace Airbnb for 2019 Chinese New Year, Songkran and Golden Week

TRAVELLERS EMBRACE AIRBNB FOR 2019 CHINESE NEW YEAR, SONGKRAN AND GOLDEN WEEK

The new data shows that travellers to Thailand are increasingly turning to Airbnb for accommodation during big tourism events. Last...

Non-profit consumer group calls for action; cites increase in food recalls

NON-PROFIT CONSUMER GROUP CALLS FOR ACTION; CITES INCREASE IN FOOD RECALLS

Likening a trip to the grocery store to shooting craps, a consumer watchdog group is reporting that data from the U.S. government shows...

 
 
 
Existing Concussion Tests for Ice Hockey Players Miss Vital Brain Function Problem

EXISTING CONCUSSION TESTS FOR ICE HOCKEY PLAYERS MISS VITAL BRAIN FUNCTION PROBLEM

Novel tool measures the brain's vital signs using complex brainwave data as a new study finds that existing concussion tests often...

Scientists Team Up With Industry to Mass-Produce Detectors for Next-Gen Cosmic Experiment

SCIENTISTS TEAM UP WITH INDUSTRY TO MASS-PRODUCE DETECTORS FOR NEXT-GEN COSMIC EXPERIMENT

Crews work at the site of the POLARBEAR-2/Simons Array experiments in Chile. There are plans to combine data at this site with data...

 
 
 
NHL coaches to gain 60 real-time stats for players and teams with iPad Pro and new custom app

NHL COACHES TO GAIN 60 REAL-TIME STATS FOR PLAYERS AND TEAMS WITH IPAD PRO AND NEW CUSTOM APP

The NHL has today announced that its teams will begin using iPad Pros with a new app designed by itself, SAP, and Apple to help coaches...

 
 
 
Amazon Web Services launches AWS Backup

AMAZON WEB SERVICES LAUNCHES AWS BACKUP

Amazon has just released Backup, a new offering for Amazon Web Services which promises 'faster, simpler' data backup across AWS services,...

Windows 10 adds security feature to ensure encrypted SSDs aren't compromised

WINDOWS 10 ADDS SECURITY FEATURE TO ENSURE ENCRYPTED SSDS AREN'T COMPROMISED

If you use encryption to protect the data on your SSD running Windows 10 , then you'll want to know about a change Microsoft has recently...

 
 
 
Tim Cook calls on FTC to establish ‘data-broker clearinghouse' in TIME Magazine op-ed

TIM COOK CALLS ON FTC TO ESTABLISH ‘DATA-BROKER CLEARINGHOUSE' IN TIME MAGAZINE OP-ED

Apple CEO Tim Cook this morning has penned a column in TIME Magazine in which he calls for the U.S. Congress to pass “comprehensive...

Index Ventures leads $40 million investment in German HR startup Personio

INDEX VENTURES LEADS $40 MILLION INVESTMENT IN GERMAN HR STARTUP PERSONIO

Munich-based human resources startup Personio has raised $40 million in venture capital in a round that was led by Index Ventures.

 
 
 
773 million email addresses have been leaked - check if yours is on the list

773 MILLION EMAIL ADDRESSES HAVE BEEN LEAKED - CHECK IF YOURS IS ON THE LIST

We're just over two weeks into 2019, and one of the biggest data leaks in recent years has surfaced. Today, renowned security researcher...

AWS launches Backup, a fully-managed backup service for AWS

AWS LAUNCHES BACKUP, A FULLY-MANAGED BACKUP SERVICE FOR AWS

Amazon's AWS cloud computing service today launched Backup , a new tool that makes it easier for developers on the platform to back...

 
 
 
Switzerland's Veeam Software just scooped up half a billion dollars in funding and the cofounder says he's ready to start buying companies

SWITZERLAND'S VEEAM SOFTWARE JUST SCOOPED UP HALF A BILLION DOLLARS IN FUNDING AND THE COFOUNDER SAYS HE'S READY TO START BUYING COMPANIES

Veeam Software announced Wednesday that it has raised $500 million in funding from Insight Venture Partners. With the additional funding,...

The 15 American cities where competition to buy a home is fiercest right now

THE 15 AMERICAN CITIES WHERE COMPETITION TO BUY A HOME IS FIERCEST RIGHT NOW

The US housing market is finally starting to cool off, but competition among buyers is still fierce in some cities. Those in the best...

 
 
 
The government shutdown is making life even harder for farmers already struggling from Trump's trade war

THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN IS MAKING LIFE EVEN HARDER FOR FARMERS ALREADY STRUGGLING FROM TRUMP'S TRADE WAR

About a fourth of the government has been shut down since late December, making it the longest partial closure on record. The government...

 
 
 
Veeam raises $500 million to grow its data management platform globally

VEEAM RAISES $500 MILLION TO GROW ITS DATA MANAGEMENT PLATFORM GLOBALLY

Veeam, a data management company specializing in backup and recovery services for enterprises, has raised $500 million in its first...

One For All: HiFi Long Reads for de Novo Assembly and Comprehensive Variant Detection

ONE FOR ALL: HIFI LONG READS FOR DE NOVO ASSEMBLY AND COMPREHENSIVE VARIANT DETECTION

CCS read protocol We're excited to report on new SMRT Sequencing advances that will ultimately help users generate extremely accurate,...

 
 
 
Top 3 Content Themes for Social Marketing Success in 2019

TOP 3 CONTENT THEMES FOR SOCIAL MARKETING SUCCESS IN 2019

Geralt / Pixabay Facebook Marketing for many was rough in 2018. With the data breaches, privacy issues, people shutting down their...

Flaws in Amadeus' airline booking system made it easy for hackers to change passenger records

FLAWS IN AMADEUS' AIRLINE BOOKING SYSTEM MADE IT EASY FOR HACKERS TO CHANGE PASSENGER RECORDS

You might not know Amadeus by name, but hundreds of millions of travelers use it each year. Whether you're traveling for work or vacation,...