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11/22/2017

The announcement that Meg Whitman has resigned as CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise after six years led to a 6.2% drop in HPE shares in after-hours trading Tuesday. HPE's fiscal fourth-quarter revenue and earnings missed estimates, and HPE expects the current quarter to deliver adjusted profit of 20 to 24 cents a share

11/22/2017

Many state and local leaders are working to make their communities smarter. Key areas of focus should be collaboration across sectors, overcoming regulatory hurdles and getting residents involved, Chelsea Collier writes.

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11/22/2017

Cybersecurity failures in recent years show that a new approach is needed -- one that includes focusing on security from the initial software development phase, Bain Capital Ventures Managing Director Enrique Salem writes. Developers must be able to take a view from the inside out and have updated tools and processes to bolster security from the start, Salem writes.

11/22/2017

Cisco and Interpol on Tuesday announced an agreement to share threat intelligence. The goal of the partnership is to improve threat detection and find new opportunities for knowledge-sharing to bolster cybersecurity.

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11/22/2017

Millions of lives could be put at risk if hostile states or hackers hacked into connected vehicles, says Justin Cappos, professor in the computer science and engineering department at New York University, adding that these threats should be viewed as a national security issue. Some cyberexperts dispute Cappos' claims, saying they are sensationalized.

11/22/2017

Augmented reality startup Lightform has raised a total of $7.8 million after its latest infusion of $5 million in a funding round led by Lux Capital. "Given the skepticism around AR vaporware, we want to make it clear that Lightform is real and being used for real applications," CEO Brett Jones said.

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11/22/2017

Overclock Labs has raised $1.3 million in seed funding to invest in Kubernetes container tools that help companies automate cloud infrastructure. Overclock's idea is to build a platform that lets companies work with any cloud provider and move between clouds.

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11/22/2017

The House Committee on Energy and Commerce has requested the Department of Health and Human Services use bill of materials to improve cybersecurity in health care. Bill of materials register third-party software in medical devices.

11/22/2017

Origin, an Australia-based energy company, is running a trial on a smart home kit with sensors and smart devices such as lightbulbs and plugs. An app functions as a control panel to allow users to better manage their energy usage.

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11/22/2017

Advanced indexing, safer and more efficient transportation options, and technology to overcome language barriers are some of the ways augmented reality may transform cities, writes PostAR CEO Michael Park.

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