• How Motorola created the foldable-screen Razr and why it claims it solved the problems faced by Samsung’s Galaxy Fold, by focusing on a hinge design (Roger Cheng/CNET)

GameStop To Close At Least 150 Stores Due To Poor Q4 Sales

GameStop announced last week that it will be closing more than 150 of its stores globally due to “weak sales of certain AAA titles and aggressive console promotions by other retailers.” The chain also mentioned it “anticipates that it will close between two percent to three percent of its global store footprint” in 2017. Nintendo Wire reports: The Q4 window is often the high point of video game sales, yet…

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Stop Doing Five Things—and Convince Your Execs and Board to Properly Fund Cybersecurity

If you want to convince your execs and board to properly fund cybersecurity, you can start with this: Stop telling them scary stories and using Hollywood clichés to make your case. Hackers . . . hackers . . . hackers . . . they are everywhere. Stealing millions from a bank. Using ransomware to force grandma to pay up or never see the pictures of her grandkids again. Taking and…

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Stop Doing Four Things—and Convince Your Execs and Board to Properly Fund Cybersecurity

If you want to convince your execs and board to properly fund cybersecurity, you can start with this: Stop telling them scary stories and using Hollywood clichés to make your case. Hackers . . . hackers . . . hackers . . . they are everywhere. Stealing millions from a bank. Using ransomware to force grandma to pay up or never see the pictures of her grandkids again. Taking and…

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Mobile Application Security and Penetration Testing v2 Refreshed

We know it, you know it: things go by at warp speed in the mobile world. Everything – from the hottest smartphone models, the latest operating systems, to the freshest apps – becomes prehistoric and replaced with something faster/stronger/flashier/shinier almost as soon as it launches. With the good comes the bad, however, and along with each of these new technologies are new attack vectors and exploits springing about just as rapidly. Last September, we…

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Your Mobile Application Security and Penetration Testing v2 training course has been refreshed!

Thank you for being one of the earliest students of the Mobile Application Security and Penetration Testing v2! First and foremost, we want to congratulate the select few of you for blazing through the certification. And, to those who are yet to take the exams, don’t stop – your eMAPT is already on the horizon! You guys, of all people, know full well how fast devices, OS versions, firmware, apps, and even threats come and go in…

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Climate Change Is Altering Global Air Currents

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Independent: One of the scientists who demonstrated conclusively that global warming was an unnatural event with the famous “hockey stick” graph is now warning that giant jetstreams which circle the planet are being altered by climate change. Jetstreams are influenced by the difference in temperatures between the Arctic and the equator. But the Arctic has been warming much faster than tropical climates…

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New AI Algorithm Beats Even the World’s Worst Traffic

“Computer scientists at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have developed a new intelligent routing algorithm that attempts to minimize the occurrence of spontaneous traffic jams — those sudden snarls caused by greedy merges and other isolated disruptions — throughout a roadway network,” reports Motherboard. “It’s both computationally distributed and fast, requirements for any real-world traffic management system. Their work is described in the April issue of IEEE Transactions on Emerging…

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