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The damage related to cybercrime is projected to hit $6 trillion annually by 2021, according to Cybersecurity Ventures. To give you a better view of the current state of overall security, we’ve collected 29 vital statistics about data breaches, hacking, industry-specific statistics, as well as spending and costs.   The Big Five Worldwide spending on cybersecurity is going to …

These 24 open source technologists share their programming origin stories. We asked our contributors What was your first programming language? but the question goes much deeper than that. There are stories to tell about who suggested it or what prompted you to learn it. If you were paid to do so, and what happened next. Then there’s a lot …

What distinguishes great programmers from good ones? It’s a question I’ve been wrestling with since I began learning to program. I’ve written previously about the skills and knowledge great programmers have. Now I’m looking at the traits they possess. They seem to do things differently than the rest, and the results show. This blog post focuses on two …

You’ve probably seen an abundance of targeted ads as you browse the internet and social media. Have you ever visited a site once, only to find ads for that same product advertised across every platform you use? Did you mention a product in a conversation and find that you were served an ad for it …

Humankind has been storing data for millions of years, as wall paintings, in books and more recently in super-sized data centers. Technological advancements have increased our ability to create and store data. Each day on Earth we generate 500 million tweets, 294 billion emails and 4 million gigabytes of Facebook data. Around 150 years from …

In a data-driven, global, always-on world, databases are the engines that let businesses innovate and transform. As databases get more sophisticated and more organizations look for managed database services to handle infrastructure needs, there are a few key trends we’re seeing. Here’s what to watch.   Source Google Cloud Blog

Let’s start with an obvious example(example 1): 1. Virus A has an average fatality rate of 10%(1 death per 10 infections on average) 2. Virus B has an average fatality rate of 1%(1 death per 100 infections on average) Which virus is more dangerous towards the majority? If you think that the answer must be …

SQL is great, but sometimes you may need something else. By and large, the prevalent type of data that data engineers deal with on a regular basis is relational. Tables in a data warehouse, transactional data in Online Transactional Processing (OLTP) databases — they can all be queried and accessed using SQL. But does it mean that …

Researchers have developed the first technology capable of sending digital information, such as a photo or password, by touching a surface with your finger. Instead of inserting a card or scanning a smartphone to make a payment, what if you could simply touch the machine with your finger? A prototype developed by Purdue University engineers …