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Genetec Expels Hikvision

Genetec has removed support for Hikvision devices, deeming them ‘untrustworthy’, citing customer concerns about Chinese government ownership / control. While manufacturers infrequently remove support for competitive reasons, doing it for cyber security is unprecedented in video surveillance. We spoke with Genetec to understand their rationale and implementation. Inside, we review that, looking at the risks…

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Biamp Introduces New Power Audio Amplifier

Biamp Introduces New Power Audio Amplifier  The What: Biamp Systems has launched its new four-channel power amplifier, the AMP-A460H. Created to address the sound needs of small- to medium-sized conference and meeting spaces, the new amplifier is designed to allow integrators to customize the amplification in rooms using Biamp Systems’ TesiraFORTÉ audio processing platform. The…

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Qualcomm to acquire NXP Semiconductors

Qualcomm to acquire NXP Semiconductors Massive $47bn deal to expand vendor’s sales channels for IoT Qualcomm is acquiring NXP Semiconductors for $47bn, the biggest deal yet in the chip industry, as the company looks to amp up its sales channels around the Internet of Things (IoT). NXP Semiconductor’s broad customer base and global network of…

Fluorescent light ‘improves male performance in bed’

Fluorescent light improves male performance in bed

Fluorescent light ‘improves male performance in bed’ A new study has found that exposure to bright light can restore the sinking sexual desires of men during the cold winter months. Scientists from the University of Siena in Italy have discovered that sitting in front of a light box can increase testosterone levels, boosting sexual satisfaction in the process. The study was comprised of…

The results also prove that 15% of the routers tested used weak passwords, with "admin" left as the username in most cases

Software vulnerabilities leave home routers hackable

Software vulnerabilities leave home routers hackable ESET’s Home Network Protection feature scans home routers for vulnerabilities and weak passwords ESET has revealed that its latest security offering has uncovered software vulnerabilities in home routers due to weak password choices. In April this year, ESET introduced its Home Network Protection feature that enables users to scan…

Autodesk and Dubai Future Foundation's MOU is aimed at promoting the Dubai 3D Printing Strategy 2030's goals

Autodesk ‘s $100m fund to support Dubai 3D printing

Autodesk’s $100m fund to support Dubai 3D printing Dubai Future Foundation will work with US-headquartered Autodesk to fulfil the emirate’s 3D printing initiatives. The organisations signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that tasks the Foundation with identifying investment channels for Autodesk’s $100m (AED367.3m) Spark investment fund for the region. It is hoped that the investments…