AIStorm, which makes specialized sensor chips that detect events or changes in their environments, raises $13.2M Series A led by Egis Technology Inc. (Mike Wheatley/SiliconANGLE)

February 11, 2019

Mike Wheatley / SiliconANGLE: AIStorm, which makes specialized sensor chips that detect events or changes in their environments, raises $13.2M Series A led by Egis Technology Inc.  —  AIStorm, a maker of specialized computer processors for sensors that detect events or changes in their environments … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Tobacco Use is Soaring Among US Kids, Driven By E-cigarettes

Public health officials Monday said there’s a growing epidemic of tobacco products currently used by children — 4.9 million high school and middle school kids used tobacco products in 2018 up from 3.6 million in 2017 — mainly due to a growth in e-cigarette usage. From a report: For the fifth year in a row, e-cigs were the most popular product amongst high school students, but in 2018 it reached…

February 11, 2019
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IDG Contributor Network: Using data management to build personalized learning experiences

“Today’s students will graduate into a world that will be dramatically different – and changing faster than ever. They will enter a workforce where job functions, roles and even categories will be significantly altered, and will face social and global challenges beyond what we can imagine today,” says Steve Liffick, General Manager of Education Strategy and Platforms at Microsoft. Research recently conducted by the company – “The class of 2030…

February 11, 2019
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runc Open-Source Container Vulnerability

Original release date: February 11, 2019 The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), part of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), is aware of a vulnerability affecting several open-source container management systems that leverage runc. NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review the runc security advisory, and the RedHat and Amazon Web Services blogs; and refer to OS and application vendors for mitigations and updates as they become…

February 11, 2019
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Goldman Sachs, Point72, others invest $44M in business credit startup Nav, which offers easy credit report viewing and a marketplace for financial products (Reuters)

February 11, 2019

Reuters: Goldman Sachs, Point72, others invest $44M in business credit startup Nav, which offers easy credit report viewing and a marketplace for financial products  —  NEW YORK (Reuters) – Nav, a startup that gives small businesses free access to their credit reports, said on Monday … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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