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1/21/2019

Microsoft will end support for Windows 10 mobile in December and has recommended that users switch to Android or iPhone devices before the change. All support services will end as of Dec. 10.

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CNBC, Ars Technica
1/21/2019

SUSE has unveiled SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, an enterprise Linux server for all major Arm server processors. "Now that we have delivered four releases of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Arm and have customers running SUSE Linux on Arm servers as diverse as the tiny Raspberry Pi and the high-performance HPE Apollo 70 servers, we are now ready to sell subscriptions directly to customers," says senior product manager Jay Kruemcke.

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Network World
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Suse
1/21/2019

Job postings for data scientists increased by 29% in 2018, according to Indeed. The report also determined Houston is the best location for data scientists based on average salary adjusted for cost of living, with San Francisco and Seattle completing the top three.

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TechRepublic
1/21/2019

Now that Toshiba Memory has completed its spinoff and the sale to an investor consortium led by Bain Capital, the chipmaker can focus on regaining its footing in the NAND flash memory market and possibly having an initial public offering during the latter half of this year, this analysis notes. Having mended its cooperative relationship with SanDisk/Western Digital, the company can deal with ordinary business issues, such as the declining prices for NAND flash.

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DigiTimes
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Toshiba
1/21/2019

Dark mode is becoming increasingly popular among technology users, as the setting reduces eyestrain and decreases the amount of light produced by laptop or phone screens. MacOS and Windows users can switch to dark mode, and more websites are adding the option, including Reddit, Twitter and YouTube.

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YouTube, Twitter, Reddit
1/21/2019

Facebook is reportedly preparing to take another stab at winning over teens with a project dubbed LOL, which may end up as an independent app or a feature in one of the main apps the company offers. LOL will gather amusing videos and GIFs in various categories from meme-generating posts in Facebook's news feed.

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TechCrunch
1/21/2019

The smart city movement tends to focus on cutting-edge technology, sometimes at the expense of elements that have been the traditional domain of architects. Architect Magazine takes a look at the high and low points of the movement, the risks smart cities will face in the future and how questions of inequality and privacy can be addressed.

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Architect Magazine
1/21/2019

To counter the growing threats of cyberattacks, companies are stacking up cybersecurity vendors, creating a complex, expensive and virtually unmanageable IT department. Studies have found that some companies have more than 70 cybersecurity vendors monitoring their systems, which ultimately slows down how quickly the companies can recognize a breach.

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ITProPortal (UK)
1/21/2019

Because of the fast-paced growth of technology and the subsequent advance of cyberattacks, the cyberinsurance industry is poised for tremendous growth. Orbis Research predicts that the global market for cybersecurity insurance will reach $17.6 billion by 2023.

1/21/2019

As more devices become connected, executives worldwide are recognizing that the internet of things is creating a potential powder keg of potential vulnerabilities, making stronger regulations necessary for safety and cybersecurity. In a survey from cybersecurity provider Gemalto, nine in 10 tech executives and business decision-makers reported favoring regulations surrounding IoT devices.

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FCW