New Open Source Tools Test for VPN Leaks

Full Article : TechNewsWorld – ExpressVPN on Tuesday launched a suite of open source tools that let users test for vulnerabilities that can compromise privacy and security in virtual private networks. Released under an open source MIT License, they are the first-ever public tools to allow automated testing for … Read more

Microsoft Goes All In With Kubernetes

Full Article : LinuxInsider – Microsoft announced a raft of new Kubernetes-related projects this week, demonstrating its growing commitment to the technology. It launched a new version of its experimental Azure Container Instances for Kubernetes, the Virtual Kubelet. Microsoft also entered a collaboration with Heptio on a new disaster … Read more

Google and Amazon Square Off, Ignoring Customers in the Middle

Full Article : TechNewsWorld – A long-simmering dispute between Google and Amazon has escalated into a front-burner feud, following Google’s decision to block its YouTube video service from Amazon’s Echo Show and Fire TV. Google apparently decided to cut off YouTube as retaliation for Amazon’s refusal to carry its … Read more

New AWS Platform Promises Fast AR, VR, 3D Development

Full Article : TechNewsWorld – AWS has announced Amazon Sumerian, a new Web-based platform to help developers quickly design and deploy VR, AR and 3D applications without the requirement for complicated tools and training. The platform lets developers build realistic VR, AR or 3D environments, populate them with animated … Read more

AWS to Help Build ONNX Open Source AI Platform

Full Article : LinuxInsider – Amazon Web Services has become the latest tech firm to join the deep learning community’s collaboration on the Open Neural Network Exchange, recently launched to advance artificial intelligence in a frictionless and interoperable environment. Facebook and Microsoft led the effort. As part of that … Read more

Newly Revealed Flaw Could Subject IoT Devices to Airborne Attacks

Full Article : TechNewsWorld – Billions of voice-activated Internet of Things devices may be subject to external attack due to BlueBorne vulnerabilities, Armis revealed on Wednesday. Hackers could exploit BlueBorne to mount an airborne attack, using Bluetooth to spread malware and access critical data, including sensitive personal information. More … Read more

Amazon Cloud Cam Joins Burgeoning Smart-Home Ecosystem

Full Article : TechNewsWorld – Amazon on Wednesday began shipping its latest smart home product, a security camera that works with its Alexa personal assistant and Echo speakers. The Amazon Cloud Cam allows customers to live-stream activity inside their home 24/7. It features 1080p full HD resolution, two-way audio … Read more

High Price Undercuts Microsoft’s Xbox One X Mic Drop

Full Article : TechNewsWorld – Microsoft has released its long-anticipated and much-hyped Xbox One X console, promising to push the boundaries of modern gaming and video entertainment. The Xbox One X is the most powerful console in the world, with up to 40 percent more power than existing devices … Read more

Call of Duty WWII Kicks Off Holiday Season With a Bang

Full Article : TechNewsWorld – Activision’s Call of Duty WWII has made its long-awaited debut with a splash, kicking off what is expected to be a robust holiday season for the gaming industry. The most anticipated multiplatform title of the season, based on the Nielsen Game Rank, Call of … Read more

New Collaborative Platform to Spur Open Source AI Development

Full Article : LinuxInsider – The Linux Foundation has announced an agreement with AT&T and Tech Mahindra to launch the Acumos Project, a new platform for open source development of artificial intelligence. The new platform is part of a broader effort to open up opportunities for AI collaboration in … Read more

Linux Foundation Launches Open Data Licensing Agreements

Full Article : LinuxInsider – The Linux Foundation on Monday introduced the Community Data License Agreement, a new framework for sharing large sets of data required for research, collaborative learning and other purposes. CDLAs will allow both individuals and groups to share data sets in the same way they … Read more

Samsung to Give Linux Desktop Experience to Smartphone Users

Full Article : LinuxInsider – Samsung on Thursday announced a new app, Linux on Galaxy, designed to work with its DeX docking station to bring a full Linux desktop experience to Galaxy Note8, Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphone users. Samsung earlier this year introduced DeX, a docking station that … Read more

New Tools Offer Wholesale Distributors Fast Track to E-Commerce

Full Article : LinuxInsider – Epicor this week released Epicor Commerce Connect, a cloud-based application designed to help wholesale distributors quickly deploy e-commerce sites that will automate many of the steps required to move product to their customers. The Commerce Connect software is now available for Epicor Eclipse, a … Read more