Month: November 2018

DevOps should be about good decisions, not faster cycle times

Amazon Web Services enterprise strategist urges more autonomy for IT teams to keep up with what’s happening on the ground. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Trump Admin Takes First Steps To Overhaul H-1B Visa That Tech Companies Use To Hire Internationally

President Donald Trump’s immigration authorities are moving to enact broad changes to a visa that allows American companies to bring international workers to the country. From a report: On Friday, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Department of Homeland Security released a proposed rule that takes the first steps toward overhauling the H-1B visa….

Disorganized crime and state-backed hackers: How the cybercrime and cyberwar landscape is constantly changing

Steve Ranger discusses how criminal groups and state-backed hackers work together to make money and cause significant trouble. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Google Hangouts gets hung out to dry in 2020, report says – CNET

The chat app has been overshadowed by Google’s newer communication platforms. …read more Source:: CNet

Podcast: Breaking Down the Magecart Threat (Part Two)

In part two of our podcast series on Magecart, we talk to expert Yonathan Klijnsma, who has been tracking the threat for years. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Air Bubble Characters Float Along This Unique Scrolling Display

We’ve seen a lot of unique large-format scrolling message boards on these pages, but most of them use some sort of established technology – LEDs, electromechanical flip-dots, and the like – in new and unusual ways. We’re pretty sure this air-bubble dot matrix display is a first, though. While it may not be destined for…

Gmail Smart Replies and the Ever-Growing Pressure to Email Like a Machine

An anonymous reader shares an article: I don’t use the phrase “Will do!” much in daily conversation, but lately it has been creeping into more and more of my e-mails. An editor asks me to get a draft back to her tomorrow? Will do! A friend heading back to Los Angeles from New York sends…

Google internal revolt grows as search-engine Spartacuses prepare strike over China

Strike fund hits $200K as engineers prepare for action Internal employee revolt at Google over its secretive plans to rollout a censored search engine in China continues to grow, with one employee publicly building a strike fund to support those opposed to the plan.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Faraday Future’s fight against investor Evergrande not going well, report says – Roadshow

The struggling EV company lost an appeal to its arbitrator to loosen Evergrande’s hold on its intellectual property. …read more Source:: CNet

Facebook to stream Buffy, Firefly and Angel so you’ll watch with friends – CNET

Facebook is cashing in on your Joss Whedon ’90s nostalgia so you’ll try its Watch Party social video tools. …read more Source:: CNet