Council Deal Helps Cityfibre’s Northampton Full Fibre Rollout

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The Northampton Borough Council (NCC) has reached a new master wayleave (access) and datacentre agreement that will help to boost Cityfibre’s on-going £40 million roll-out of a new 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband network in the town, which is being supported by UK ISP partner Vodafone. At present Cityfibre already operates a 45km long Dark…

Announcing Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) Snapshot Export to S3

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You can now export Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) or Amazon Aurora snapshots to Amazon S3 as Apache Parquet, an efficient open columnar storage format for analytics. The Parquet format is up to 2x faster to export and consumes up to 6x less storage in Amazon S3, compared to text formats. You can analyze…

FTTH and Wireless Boom as World Fixed Broadband Subs Hit 1.112bn

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The latest report from Point Topic has revealed that global fixed broadband subscribers grew by 2.17% (23.6 million) in Q3 2019 to total 1.112 billion. During the past year copper (ADSL etc.) based lines fell by 7.7% while almost every other technology, particularly FTTH and fixed wireless connectivity, grew. The United Kingdom continues to be…

AWS IAM policy simulator now simulates permissions boundary policies

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With the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) policy simulator, administrators can now simulate permissions boundary policies along with other permissions policies to better understand the effective permissions for IAM principals (users and roles) in their AWS environment. Additionally, developers can now use the policy simulator to debug issues related to permissions boundary policies. Source::…

Macworld’s February Digital Magazine: Apple’s new Mac Pro

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Every day, Macworld brings you the essential daily news and other info about all things Apple. But staying on top of that torrent of information can be a constant challenge. One solution: the Macworld digital magazine. In the February issue In the February issue we’ve got our first look at the new Mac Pro and…

Sonos Backtracks: Legacy Devices Will Get Updates After May

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In an email being sent to customers, Sonos has stated that they have heard everyone’s concerns and have decided to offer security fixes and bug fixes for older equipment after May 2020. They are also working on a plan to allow newer devices to continue getting software updates when used with older discontinued devices. […]…

Buchbinder Car Renter Exposes Info of Over 3 Million Customers

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German car rental company Buchbinder exposed the personal information of over 3.1 million customers including federal ministry employees, diplomats, and celebrities, all of it stored within a ten terabytes MSSQL backup database left unsecured on the Internet. […] Source:: BleepingComputer

Deep Learning Containers Updates for SageMaker Debugger and Tensorflow Serving

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The AWS Deep Learning Containers are available today with bug fixes to the SageMaker integration with Tensorflow Server and the latest version of SageMaker Debugger. You can launch the new versions of Deep Learning Container on Amazon SageMaker, Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS), self-managed Kubernetes on Amazon EC2, and Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon…

Insecure configurations expose GE Healthcare devices to attacks

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Researchers have found insecure configurations of the remote access and administration features present in several patient monitoring devices and servers made by GE Healthcare that are used in clinics and hospitals around the world. The identified issues involve the use of shared hard-coded credentials or no credentials at all for remote management features, as well…

Top Staples Printers 2020

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Top Staples Printers 2020 | PCWorld Staples has expanded its product selection to include computers, scanners, mail & ship items, and many more. You can find all of your office supplies from Staples.com, including huge discounts on Staples laser printers, all-in-one printers, and more. More than just the usual office supplies store, Staples has become…