HPE beats with Q3 revenue of $8.2B, up 3% YoY, vs $7.49B expected; enterprise storage revenue rose 11% YoY and enterprise networking rose 16% YoY; stock up 5%+ (Stephanie Condon/ZDNet)

September 5, 2017

Stephanie Condon / ZDNet: HPE beats with Q3 revenue of $8.2B, up 3% YoY, vs $7.49B expected; enterprise storage revenue rose 11% YoY and enterprise networking rose 16% YoY; stock up 5%+  —  Enterprise Group revenue, which makes up the bulk of HPE’s sales, was up slightly thanks to growth in Storage and Networking revenues. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Two-Thirds of Tech Workers Now Use a VPN, Survey Finds

An anonymous reader shares a report: According to a survey, 65% of U.S. tech sector workers now use a virtual private network (VPN) on either work devices, personal ones or both. While much of that usage will be because it’s installed as standard on work devices, a growing number of people are choosing to use a VPN on their own devices in response to past and proposed legislative changes. The…

September 5, 2017
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Merger adds US military cargo to Daseke trucking portfolio

Don Daseke, founder, president and CEO Daseke, one of the fastest-growing companies in trucking, is adding a firm specializing in military cargo to its family of flatbed, heavy haul and specialty carriers. The Addison, Texas-based conglomerate is merging with R&R Trucking, which uses team drivers to move military cargo that requires… Source: http://www.joc.com

September 5, 2017
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HPE beats Q3 expectations

Enterprise Group revenue, which makes up the bulk of HPE’s sales, was up slightly thanks to growth in Storage and Networking revenues. Source: http://www.zdnet.com

September 5, 2017
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Microsoft says Minecraft Marketplace platform has paid out $1M+ to creators in first 2 months; firm doesn’t disclose cut but has said creators get “majority” (Jeff Grubb/VentureBeat)

September 5, 2017

Jeff Grubb / VentureBeat: Microsoft says Minecraft Marketplace platform has paid out $1M+ to creators in first 2 months; firm doesn’t disclose cut but has said creators get “majority”  —  Since acquiring Minecraft in 2014, Microsoft has worked to turn the beloved brick-building phenomenon into its own platform … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Security Flaw in Estonian National ID Card

We have no idea how bad this really is: On 30 August, an international team of researchers informed the Estonian Information System Authority (RIA) of a vulnerability potentially affecting the digital use of Estonian ID cards. The possible vulnerability affects a total of almost 750,000 ID-cards issued starting from October 2014, including cards issued to e-residents. The ID-cards issued before 16 October 2014 use a different chip and are not…

September 5, 2017
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Critical flaw found in Apache Struts, a popular Java web app framework, has been present since 2008, and may affect 65% of Fortune 500 firms; patch is available (Zack Whittaker/ZDNet)

September 5, 2017

Zack Whittaker / ZDNet: Critical flaw found in Apache Struts, a popular Java web app framework, has been present since 2008, and may affect 65% of Fortune 500 firms; patch is available  —  Servers and data stored by dozens of Fortune 100 companies are at risk, including airlines, banks and financial institutions, and social media sites. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Workers: Fear Not the Robot Apocalypse

An anonymous reader shares a report: For retailers, the robot apocalypse isn’t a science-fiction movie. As digital giants swallow a growing share of shoppers’ spending, thousands of stores have closed and tens of thousands of workers have lost their jobs. The brick-and-mortar retail swoon has been accompanied by a less headline-grabbing e-commerce boom that has created more jobs in the U.S. than traditional stores have cut. Those jobs, in turn,…

September 5, 2017
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