MyBits Weekly #14

MyBits Weekly #14

Read all the latest tech news on MyBits Weekly and stay in touch with the most important trends in the Cloud, Security, Mobile and Business industries.

In today’s Weekly we have picked the top stories from last seven days.

For full details about each news item, check out the links at the bottom of the page.

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Android 7.0 Nougat: 6 helpful new features to try first

Don’t really know where to begin with Google’s latest mobile operating system? We can help.

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Apple releases ‘important security update’ for iPhone after spyware discovery

The patch comes after the discovery of spyware circulating in the Middle East.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 goes official with Helio X20 10-core SoC, 4100mAh battery

As expected, Xiaomi has made official the Redmi Note 4 smartphone. The device is powered by MediaTek’s Deca-Core Helio X20 SoC (clocked up to 2.1GHz), and sports a 5.5-inch full HD display.

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Understanding cloud costs. Is serverless more?

The cost of cloud can make people’s eye automatically glaze over, but I am going to flip the top on its head.

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Subnetwork expansion adds even more flexibility to your Google Cloud Platform private networks

The promise of public cloud networking is about securely meeting the demand of customers even if your needs grow more quickly than expected.

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Want to Work for a Cloud Company? Here’s the Cream of the Crop

What do Asana, Greenhouse Software, WalkMe, Chef Software, and Sprout Social have in common? They’ve been deemed the very best privately held “cloud” companies to work for, according to new rankings compiled by Glassdoor and venture capital firm Battery Ventures.

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Blame it on your brain: Researchers discover why we ignore PC security warnings

A study conducted by Brigham Young University in conjunction with Google found that 90 percent of all computer users ignore security warnings and other alerts, especially while we’re busy performing some other task.

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So your company’s been hacked: How to handle the aftermath

Cohen Wood is currently cyber security advisor for an online learning provider, Inspired eLearning, but has been part of cyber incident response teams in previous jobs.

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Go Set Up Two-Step Verification On Your PlayStation Right Now

Sony quietly added two-step verification to the PlayStation Network, allowing users to add an extra layer of security to their PS4, PS3, and Vita accounts. Finally.

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Happy 25th birthday, Linux

The Linux Foundation has just released a detailed report on the OS with highlights from the past 25 years. They write that 13,500 developers from 1,300 companies have contributed to the Kernel since the entire project went up on Git in 2005.

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Media.net acquired for $900M in mega ad-tech deal

The flow of Chinese capital into foreign ad-tech companies increased this morning with the acquisition of Media.net for $900 million USD. A consortium will be paying cash for the startup with key operation centers in New York City and Dubai.

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Uber reportedly lost at least $1.27 billion in first half of 2016

Ride-hailing giant Uber lost at least $1.27 billion before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization in the first six months of 2016, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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