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Intel to make Thunderbolt 3 royalty-free in bid to spur adoption

And the company has promised that it'll put Thunderbolt 3 controllers into its processors.

Becoming Genesis—the 2018 G80 Sport

Hyundai's upmarket brand is starting to find its feet.

Make sense of edge computing vs. cloud computing

The internet of things is real, and itrsquo;s a real part of the cloud.

A key challenge is how you can get data processed from so many devices.

Cisco Systems predicts that cloud traffic is likely to rise nearly fourfold by 2020, increasing 3.9 zettabytes (ZB) per year in 2015 (the latest full year for which data is available) to 14.1ZB per year by 2020.As a result, we could have the cloud computing perfect storm from the growth of IoT.

After all, IoT is about processing device-generated data that is meaningful, and cloud computing is about using data from centralized computing and storage.

Growth rates of both can easily become unmanageable.[ Read the InfoWorld reviews: Amazon eases developers into IoT. | Azure brings IoT to .Net developers. | Stay up on cloud happenings with InfoWorld's Cloud Computing Report newsletter. ]So what do we do? The answer is something called “edge computing.” We already know that computing at the edge pushes most of the data processing out to the edge of the network, close to the source of the data.

Then itrsquo;s a matter of dividing the processing between the edge and the centralized system, meaning a public cloud such as Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, or Microsoft Azure. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

There’s new evidence tying WCry ransomware worm to prolific hacking group

Common tools, techniques, and infrastructure make link "highly likely."

“Yahoobleed” flaw leaked private e-mail attachments and credentials

Yahoo promptly retired ImageMagic library after failing to install 2-year-old patch.

Gender confirmation surgeries rose 20% in the last two years

American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports 3,200 surgeries in 2016.

The PicoBrew Pico: Getting closer to a counter-top beer-making machine

The Zymatic was an ambitious opening preceding an even more ambitious appliance.

Regulator-approved fix for another 84,000 diesels could save VW some money

VW fixes must engage emissions control without dramatic performance loss.

Court ruling nullifies US requirement that hobbyists register drones

FAA ponders options as appellate court withholds enforcing decision for seven days.

No prison for judge who offered beer to FBI agent for...

Judge and FBI official initially agreed upon "a couple of cases of beer."

IT threat evolution Q1 2017

Wersquo;ve become accustomed to seeing a steady stream of security breaches month after month; and this quarter has been no exception, including attacks on Barts Health Trust, Sports Direct, Intercontinental Hotels Group and ABTA.

Losses from reported Australian hacking incidents quadrupled in 2016: ACCC

The consumer watchdog revealed that AU$2.9 million was reported as lost to hacking in 2016, up from a mere AU$700,000 in 2015.