Huawei hosted a developer day in London and announced a $26 million investment to entice UK app developers to develop apps for its AppGallery. The brand was placed on a US trade blacklist last year and was cut off from Google's services on Android, prompting it to create an app ecosystem of its own.
WeLeakInfo.com, which sells data exposed in breaches, has been seized by the FBI in an operation coordinated with European partners. The FBI said the site claimed to have 12.5 billion records from 10,000 breaches on its searchable database, which users could access by purchasing subscription plans, one of which offered three months of unlimited access for $70.
Cocos has released Cocos Play, a new platform that allows app developers to create hypercasual games and include them in a mini-app game center inside their apps using the Cocos Creator game engine. Facebook, WeChat, Samsung, Oppo and Vivo are some of the big brands using the Cocos Play technology, which is now officially open for all interested app developers and HTML5 game developers.
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Artificial intelligence-enabled image recognition tools could be coming to iPhones and webcams with Apple's acquisition of Xnor.ai, which specializes in AI and machine learning tools that can run on low-power devices such as phones. Xnor, saying it wants to make "AI for everyone" real, offers a self-serve platform that allows developers to drop AI-centric data libraries and code into apps.
It's important to understand what motivates Generation Z employees as the older members of the generation continue to enter the workforce, writes Bridget McCrea. These workers generally enjoy technology, want interesting work and find it important to embrace diversity and make a difference in the world around them.
Business email compromise is the latest cyberrisk that financial-services companies need to guard against, FBI Special Agent Michael Driscoll said during the 2020 FINRA Cybersecurity Conference. "Every business is getting targeted, from the smallest to the largest," he told attendees.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is changing the "lockup" procedure for economic data to keep the information secure from algorithmic traders before public release, including removing computers, which can provide machine-readable news, from the Washington newsroom March 1. Commissioner William Beach says the change follows a 2014 recommendation from the Labor Department inspector general.
CompTIA has introduced a new version of CompTIA Cloud Essentials+, a professional credential for anyone interested in expanding their knowledge to make more informed decisions about cloud service options and strategies. CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ establishes an essential foundation of knowledge about cloud solutions applicable in any cloud environment regardless of who the cloud service provider is. Visit CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ for more details.
New research published by CompTIA finds that teenagers around the world believe that technology is generally moving in a positive direction and is a force for good that will play an even greater role in their lives as they grow older. The CompTIA report "International Youth Perspectives of Technology and Careers" also reveals that one-half of the teenagers surveyed would consider a career in technology. For more details and to download a free copy of the report, visit the CompTIA Resource Center.