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Net neutrality faceoff: Congress summons ISPs and websites to hearing

Lawmaker schedules hearing with goal of replacing FCC's net neutrality rules.

Crewless electric cargo ships may be on the horizon in Norway

Companies team to build autonomous, zero-emission container "feeder ship."

Majority of Security Pros Let Productivity Trump Security

A survey found that 64% of IT security professionals will tweak security to give workers more flexibility to be productive when asked to make that move by top executives.

A King’s Ransom It is Not

The first half of 2017 began with two intriguing ransomware events, both partly enabled by wormable exploit technology dumped by a group calling themselves “The ShadowBrokersrdquo;.

These WannaCry and ExPetr ransomware events are the biggest in the sense that they spread the quickest and most effectively of known ransomware to date.

Talking Cyber-Risk with Executives

Explaining risk can be difficult since CISOs and execs don't speak the same language.

The key is to tailor your message for the audience.

Obama’s Energy Secretary is starting a low-carbon energy think tank

Energy Futures Initiative will offer analysis to “policymakers, industry executives, and NGOs.”

ZeniMax to judge: Block Oculus sales or give us 20%

After trial victory, company also ups damage demand from $500 million to $1 billion

Consumer Businesses Have False Confidence in their Security: Deloitte

Consumer business executives are confident in their ability to respond to cyberattacks but fail to document and test response plans.

Uber rape victim sues Uber, says execs got her medical records

Uber exec said to share medical records with CEO Kalanick.

Forget the GUI: The return of the command line

If you immerse yourself in Microsoft history for long enough, yoursquo;ll come across more than one story about staff trying to add more command-line features to its operating systems.

The plans go up the corporate tree, to the rarified heights of a Bill Gates review, where the executives ask, “What part of the name Windows do you have a problem with?”Corporate legends aside, Windows on both the desktop and server have long been the province of GUIs, point-and-click experiences driving everything from files on desktop PCs to managing entire virtual networks in the public cloud.

That was all very well when you were dealing with tens of PCs and a handful of servers in an office.
It even still worked for client-server enterprise applications or a small farm of web servers.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Hampleton Partners Advises on the Sale of DOCUFY to Heidelberg

LONDON, UK – Hampleton Partners, an international mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance advisory firm for technology companies, has advised DOCUFY GmbH, a German software manufacturer and a service provider for technical documentation, on its acquisition by Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, a German precision printing company.“We are delighted to have advised on this transaction,” said Miro Parizek, Principal Partner at Hampleton. “Our great team of experienced executives achieved this through leveraging their strategic-focused capabilities in IT.... Source: RealWire

Drug coupons are costing us billions: Lawmakers seek end to slimy...

Coupons offer a break to patients with the hidden catch of raising healthcare costs.