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Episode 81 – Top Ten Tech

https://www.businessinsider.com/amazon-video-game-streaming-service-report-2019-1

  • Amazon is working on a video game streaming service, like Netflix but for video games, according to a new report in The Information.
  • Amazon’s competition at Microsoft and Google are already openly preparing similar services.
  • And Sony is out ahead of everyone else: The company has been operating the PlayStation Now streaming service for years.

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/01/15/rubrik_stands_under_niagara_falls_of_vc_cash/

Palo Alto storage software startup Rubrik has inhaled $261m in an E-round of funding, taking its total funding to north of $553m and giving it a $3.3bn valuation.

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/01/10/reddit_password_reset/
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/01/14/ihis_singhealth_breach/

A third individual holding the title “cluster information security officer,” was found to be “unsuitable for the role” and has been demoted and re-assigned.
https://www.wired.com/story/iran-dns-hijacking/

Using a classic tactic to undermine data security as it moves across the web, hackers have grabbed sensitive data like login credentials and business details from telecoms, internet service providers, government organizations, and other institutions in the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, and North America. FireEye researchers say the targets and types of data stolen are consistent with Iranian government espionage interests—and that whoever is behind the massive assault now has a trove of data that could fuel future cyberattacks for years.

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/01/10/reddit_password_reset/

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/01/14/ihis_singhealth_breach/

A third individual holding the title “cluster information security officer,” was found to be “unsuitable for the role” and has been demoted and re-assigned.
https://www.wired.com/story/iran-dns-hijacking

Using a classic tactic to undermine data security as it moves across the web, hackers have grabbed sensitive data like login credentials and business details from telecoms, internet service providers, government organizations, and other institutions in the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, and North America. FireEye researchers say the targets and types of data stolen are consistent with Iranian government espionage interests—and that whoever is behind the massive assault now has a trove of data that could fuel future cyberattacks for years.

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Episode 70 – Founder and CEO of Jemurai, Matt Konda

Published 9 months ago in Amazon , Cisco , ConRes , JASP , Jemurai , Matt Konda , OWASP - 0 Comments

Matt is an extremely technical CEO.  We discuss the pros and cons of that skill as a leader.

The security space is so vast.  Perhaps an underserved area is the cloud development space.  Matt Konda Founded JEMURAI at http://www.jemurai.com .  Their SaaS solution, JASP, will not only find issues on your AWS cloud deployments, but also provide a functional dashboard for devops & CISOs alike.

 

Also learn all about how ConRes at http://www.conres.com .  Learn how ConRes can help your enterprise.

 

 

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Episode 69 – Meet the Co-Founder of ONUG and our Guest Host, Ernest Lefner

Published 9 months ago in Amazon , Apple , ONUG , Space - 0 Comments

The Tech Fugitives interview Ernest Lefner.  Ernest is the Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the Open Network User Group AND… Our good Friend.  He will be guest hosting with us for a few weeks…. He is in FACT a Tech Fugitive.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2018/11/06/mysterious-oumuamua-object-space-alien-probe-harvard/1900213002/
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/06/microsoft-has-a-version-of-its-new-campus-in-minecraft.html
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/05/amazon-will-reportedly-create-two-new-headquarters-instead-of-one.html
  • The update follows a pair of weekend reports naming Crystal City, Va., and other cities as front runners in the tightening race for Amazon’s second headquarters.
  • The New York Times on Monday reported that the Long Island City neighborhood of New York City is nearing an agreement with the tech giant
  • It’s been more than a year since the company issued a call for proposals.
  • Amazon originally said it would invest $5 billion and employ 50,000 workers in the winning area.
Mid-Show – ConRes
Apple Stock article
https://www.fool.com/amp/investing/2018/11/06/apple-stock-time-to-buy.aspx
Down 9% at close Monday
Avoiding an apple correction
https://seekingalpha.com/amp/article/4218604-apple-can-avoid-major-correction
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Episode 62 – RedHat crushes it on revenue…Gets Stock crushed anyway.

Published 9 months ago in AI , Amazon , Disney , Google Chrome , MIT , Red Hat , SalesForce , Star Wars - 0 Comments

RedHat has incredible numbers…. Not all Pundits are happy.  Not all Pundits know what they’re talking about!

We also discuss:

When you make Billions, but just can’t make people happy
Tony Hawk’s a genius
https://www.buzzfeed.com/stephenlaconte/tony-hawk-recognized-twitter
I fear this type of thing
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/21/twitter_api_bug/
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/13/mit-students-use-ai-to-make-pizza.html
Slow down to not Suck!
https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/20/17882574/disney-ceo-bob-iger-star-wars-franchise-slowdown
MacOS – Mojave
https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/24/17896252/mac-os-mojave-review-updates-dark-mode-new-features
Is it just me, or do banks around the west of the world go down… a LOT?
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/24/treasury_committee_rbs_barclays_letter_meltdown/
Why we can’t have nice things….This is BS
https://www.wired.com/story/mirai-botnet-creators-fbi-sentencing/
https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/09/mirai-botnet-authors-avoid-jail-time/
Follow up
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/20/amazon-just-showed-how-serious-it-is-about-owning-the-smart-home–and-put-apples-last-product-event-to-shame.html
  • Amazon launched at least 15 new hardware products during a special launch event on Thursday.
  • The event showed how serious Amazon is about owning the smart home space.
The Feds are just here to help on 5G
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/22/city_fury_fcc_5g_plan/
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/24/google-chrome-69-automatic-login.html
  • The latest update to Google’s Chrome browser automatically signs users in if they use any other Google services.
  • Although users still have to consent to have their Chrome data sent back to Google, privacy advocates see this as a breach of user trust.
  • Ultimately, this change more explicitly frames Google Chrome as another Google service, rather than as a neutral platform to surf the web.
Apple Siri & SalesForce for Enterprise
https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/24/17895794/apple-salesforce-partnership-ios-siri-enterprise-trailhead
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/18/fedex-cmo-dismisses-amazons-new-delivery-service.html
  • FedEx’s executive VP Rajesh Subramaniam said Amazon’s new delivery service “should not be confused as competition with FedEx” during the company’s most recent earnings call on Monday.
  • This isn’t the first time FedEx downplayed Amazon’s logistics threat.
  • Amazon continues to expand its own delivery network, and launched a new program called Delivery Service Partners that lets entrepreneurs run their own local delivery networks of up to 40 vans.

 

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Episode 61 – Oracle’s Cloudy outlook. Sky’s Dim.

Published 9 months ago in Adobe , Amazon , Elon , ESports , Oracle , SpaceX - 0 Comments

Oracles numbers seem “OK”….but are they half-baked or fully cooked?

  • Revenues of $9.19bn were up just one per cent from last year’s total of $9.1bn.
  • Net income of $2.27bn was up eight per cent from Q1 FY2019.
  • Earnings per share of $0.71 were up 10 per cent from $0.61 last year.
  • Cloud services and license support, the branch that accounts for 72 per cent of Oracle’s total income, reported $6.6bn in revenues, up three per cent from $6.41bn in the year-ago quarter.
  • Cloud and on-premises licensing revenues, nine per cent of Oracle’s total haul, saw revenues of $867m, a three per cent decline compared to Q1 a year ago.
  • Hardware similarly took a hit, as revenues of $904m were down four per cent from last year.
  • Services revenues of $813m were a decline of five per cent from last year.

We also Cover:

https://www.gamebyte.com/ninja-becomes-the-first-esports-gamer-to-take-the-cover-of-espn/
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/14/jeff-bezos-says-he-doesnt-think-about-amazons-stock-price.html?recirc=taboolainternal
  • Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa put down a significant deposit with SpaceX to become the first ever private tourist to fly around the moon on the company’s Big Falcon Rocket (BFR)
  • Maezawa wants to take six to eight artists from around the world on the nearly week-long trip.
  • The mission is expected to launch in 2023.
  • Amazon plans to release at least 8 new Alexa-powered devices before the end of the year.
  • The new devices include a microwave oven, amplifier, receiver, subwoofer, and an in-car gadget.
  • It reflects Amazon’s ambition to make its Alexa voice assistant ubiquitous, especially in areas where people spend most of their time, like the home and car.
  • Together with Microsoft, Adobe is leveraging artificial intelligence to push deeper into customer relationship management and create a “brand-new category and industry,” Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen says.
  • Microsoft’s cloud platform Azure enables businesses to “process the data at the pace they want” and Adobe’s enterprise solutions allow businesses to “attract customers to the platform and engage it,” he says.
  • Citi Research reiterates its buy rating for Amazon shares, saying a company split up would increase shareholder value.
  • “By separating the retail and AWS businesses, Amazon could minimize or avoid the risk of increased regulatory pressure,” analyst Mark May says.

Listen, Learn and laugh while finding out how you too can care about the world…Just like The Tech Fugitives.

Tell all your friends …. tell all your enemies:  Tech Talk does NOT have to SUCK!

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