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The LEGO has landed: New set allows you to build the...

If there’s a downside, like the Apollo program itself, this set comes at a high price.

Verizon DBIR Shows Attack Patterns Vary Widely By Industry

It's not always the newest or the most sophisticated threat you need to worry about, Verizon's breach and security incident data for 2016 shows.

Lawsuit: Fox News group hacked, surveilled, and stalked ex-host Andrea Tantaros

Lawsuit: After a sexual harassment claim, Fox News planted spyware on ex-host's computer.

Ars Technica Live: Why it’s important to defend hackers, even the...

Lawyer Mark Jaffe has represented weev, Matthew Keys, and Deric Lostutter.

Report: Apple wants to let you exchange money with your friends

First-party money transfer service would compete with Paypal, Google, and more.

Uber pleads with judge to move Waymo case into arbitration

Will arbitration work in Waymo's trade secret case?

Microsoft Updates Foreign Surveillance Request Count

Microsoft received 0-499 surveillance requests from January to June 2016, correcting an earlier report stating orders spiked to 1,000-1,499.

Telstra ‘staff error’ continues plaguing SSU compliance

Telstra staffers auto-populating email addresses or not checking recipients before hitting send were responsible for three of the telco's 2016 breaches of its SSU, the ACCC has said.

Call Center Fraud Spiked 113% in 2016

Criminals are increasingly spoofing caller ID using VoIP apps including Skype or Google Voice to hide their identity and location, according to a report released today by Pindrop Labs.

R and Python drive SQL Server 2017 into machine learning

Microsoft last week announced a wave of new features for its data platform, along with the SQL Server 2017 name and what Microsoft calls a “production quality” beta release. Other important changes include a new containerized deployment model for databases, which simplifies installation on Windows and Linux.But it was SQL Server’s new machine learning tools that grabbed my attention.[ Roundup: TensorFlow, Spark MLlib, Scikit-learn, MXNet, Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit, and Caffe machine learning and deep learning frameworks. | Download the InfoWorld megaguide: The best Python frameworks and IDEs. | Download the InfoWorld quick guide: Learn to crunch big data with R. ]Machine learning remains one of Microsoft’s big themes for 2017, and it’s an important segment of SQL Server 2017. Mixing code and data has always been part of SQL Server, first with T-SQL, then with the Azure-focused U-SQL, which extended T-SQL with C# elements.
SQL Server 2016 added support for embedded R code, and SQL Server 2017 continues that evolution by improving its support for R and adding Python. (By renaming SQL Server 2016’s R Services to Machine Learning Services in SQL Server 2017, Microsoft has made clear where it’s aiming its SQL tools.)To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

10% of Windows 10 machines upgraded to Creators Update; 60% of...

If your phone is in the 40% of Windows devices not supported, you can use Release Preview.

AT&T brings fiber to rich areas while the rest are stuck...

Median incomes $41,000 higher where AT&T builds fiber in California.