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Numerous companies have shamed themselves by posting their sensitive data and encryption keys to public cloud without any protection, where cyber criminals and security researches find them. What is the better way to get a bad dent to the “professional” cover of the data security consultanting company than doing exactly this? And yet those companies

Finland has a huge deficit in software developers and it’s growing rapidly – Business Insider Nordic

http://nordic.businessinsider.com/finland-has-a-huge-deficit-in-software-developers-and-its-growing-rapidly-2017-6/  According to the Finnish Information Processing Association, TIVIA, the country has an immediate need for 7,000 more software development professionals with the anticipated demand further expected to grow by up to 3,800 people annually. This can mean EUR 3-4 billion annually in lost GDP. So, if the pay is good, why the massive headcount deficit? Roughly

Comparing Alexa, Google Assistant, Cortana and Siri smart speakers | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2017/10/08/comparing-alexa-google-assistant-cortana-and-siri-smart-speakers/  The smart home assistant race has been building to a fever pitch over the course of the last couple of years. Things really came to head this past two weeks, when Amazon, Google and Sonos all held big events highlighting their latest smart speaker plays, making the already busy field a heck of a lot more crowded.

Tuning for Zero Packet Loss in Red Hat OpenStack Platform

http://redhatstackblog.redhat.com/2017/07/11/tuning-for-zero-packet-loss-in-red-hat-openstack-platform-part-1/?sc_cid=7016000000127ECAAY For Telcos considering OpenStack, one of the major areas of focus can be around network performance. While the performance discussion may often begin with talk of throughput numbers expressed in Million-packets-per-second (Mpps) values across Gigabit-per-second (Gbps) hardware, it really is only the tip of the performance iceberg. The most common requirement is to have

Going to a sauna twice a week cuts pneumonia risk, study finds

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/10/09/saunas-cut-pneumonia-risk/ Sauna is good for you in many ways has been known in Finland for a long time. Here is another proof:  Sweating in a sauna at least twice a week could slash the risk of potentially deadly infections like pneumonia, research shows. Men who enjoyed sauna sessions on a regular basis were almost 30 per cent less likely to develop the

Examining network connections on Linux systems | Network World

https://www.networkworld.com/article/3230519/linux/examining-network-connections-on-linux-systems.html Linux systems provide a lot of useful commands for reviewing network configuration and connections. Here’s a look at a few, including ifquery, ifup, ifdown and ifconfig. You might now most of them, but most propably not all of them… so check out to learn the rest.

It’s time to give Firefox another chance | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/29/its-time-to-give-firefox-another-chance/ Many people have switched to Chrome. It’s now time to give Firefox another chance. Mozilla seems to have found its groove and focus again — and it’s starting to show. Version 57 is the most important Firefox release in years. Mozilla has dubbed this release “Firefox Quantum.” Many of the updates in Quantum come from Mozilla’s experimental Servo browser and

Soldering iron videos

I have earlier posted about soldering irons. Here is a continuation to it with a set of interesting soldering iron tear-down and DIY videos from YouTube. Inside the cheapest soldering iron on ebay. How To Make a MINI USB Power Soldering Iron Hot! Hot! Hot! Weller ROBUST Soldering Gun, BEB #21 Homemade Soldering Gun How

Teknologia 17, 10.-12.10.2017 Messukeskus Helsinki.

http://teknologia.messukeskus.com/ Huge professional technology fair opens now for three days in Helsinki Finland. It contains electronics components fair Elkom in it. Elkom in Helsinki is one of the leading trade fairs for professional electronicsin the Baltic region. This exhibition is communication and information platform in the industry and offers the exhibiting companies the opportunity to

RIP Windows phones: New Windows 10 Mobile hardware and features ‘aren’t the focus’ | PCWorld

This is the end of era of Microsoft Windows smartphones that never really started!  https://www.pcworld.com/article/3231965/windows-phone-os/windows-10-mobile-phones-are-dead.html Windows phones are really, truly dead. This weekend, Microsoft’s VP of operating systems confirmed the writing on the wall. “Of course we’ll continue to support the platform [with] bug fixes, security updates, etc.,” Joe Belfiore wrote on Twitter.  Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore says