Report outlines keys to election security

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The most secure form of voting technology remains the familiar, durable innovation known as paper, according to a report authored by a group of election experts, including two prominent scholars from MIT. The report, issued by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, is a response to the emerging threat of hackers targeting computerized voting systems, and it comes as concerns continue to be aired over the security of the U.S. midterm elections of 2018. The U.S. has a … Read more

Linux Skills Most Wanted: Open Source Jobs Report

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The Linux Foundation’s 2018 Open Source Technology Jobs Report shows rapid growth in the demand for open source technical talent, with Linux skills a must-have requirement for entry-level positions. Linux coding is the most sought-after open source skill. Linux-based container technology is a close second. The report provides an overview of open source career trends, factors mo… LinuxInsider

Report: Microsoft is building checkout-less store tech to take on Amazon

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Microsoft is reportedly developing technology for checkout-less stores similar to Amazon Go, which lets you simply “grab and go.” It’s believed Microsoft could partner with Walmart, or even sell it to multiple retailers. The post Report: Microsoft is building checkout-less store tech to take on Amazon appeared first on Digital Trends. … Emerging Tech – Digital Trends

Private Cloud May Be the Best Bet: Report

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News flash: Private cloud economics can offer more cost efficiency than public cloud pricing structures. Private, or on-premises, cloud solutions can be more cost-effective than public cloud options, according to a report by 451 Research and Canonical. That conclusion counters the notion that public cloud platforms traditionally are more cost-efficient than private infrastructures… LinuxInsider

Report: Netflix and Telltale Games are working on a game streaming service

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Netflix is the biggest video streaming site around. Now, according to TechRadar, it’s getting into the gaming business. The company is believed to have entered into a partnership with Telltale Games, which will bring simple adventure game experiences to Netflix. The first title is likely to be Minecraft: Story Mode, which first launched on PC and console in 2015… The Next Web

Uber’s car did not recognize pedestrian in fatal Arizona crash, report says

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The National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report of a fatal crash in Tempe, Arizona when an Uber self-driving car hit a pedestrian pushing a bicycle. The self-driving system did not recognize the pedestrian. The post Uber’s car did not recognize pedestrian in fatal Arizona crash, report says appeared first on Digital Trends. … Cars – Digital Trends