The U.S. Spent $2.2 Million on a Cybersecurity System That Wasn’t Implemented — and Might Have Stopped a Major Hack

ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. NEW YORK—As America struggles to assess the damage from the devastating SolarWinds cyberattack discovered in December, ProPublica … Continue reading The U.S. Spent $2.2 Million on a Cybersecurity System That Wasn’t Implemented — and Might Have Stopped a Major Hack

Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee Investigation Reveals Digital Economy Highly Concentrated, Impacted By Monopoly Power

WASHINGTON—The House Judiciary Committee’s Antitrust Subcommittee released the findings of its more than 16-month long investigation into the state of competition in the digital economy, especially the challenges presented by the dominance of Apple, Amazon, Google, and Facebook and their … Continue reading Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee Investigation Reveals Digital Economy Highly Concentrated, Impacted By Monopoly Power

Amazon Announces All-New Fire HD 8 Tablets for the Entire Family

SEATTLE —  Amazon today announced the next generation of its Fire HD 8 tablet lineup, designed with the entire family in mind: the all-new Fire HD 8, Fire HD 8 Plus, and Fire HD 8 Kids Edition. All-New Fire HD … Continue reading Amazon Announces All-New Fire HD 8 Tablets for the Entire Family

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Zoom Selects Oracle as a Cloud Infrastructure Provider for Its Core Online Meeting Service

Zoom deploys Oracle Cloud within hours; enables millions of meeting participants within weeks Redwood Shores, CA — Today Oracle announced that Zoom Video Communications, Inc. is turning to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to support its growth and evolving business needs as … Continue reading Zoom Selects Oracle as a Cloud Infrastructure Provider for Its Core Online Meeting Service

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NASA Mourns the Passing of ‘Hidden Figure’ Katherine Johnson

HAMPTON, VA (BDPA Hampton Roads) — NASA announced today one of America’s beloved “Human Computers,” Katherine Johnson, has died at the age of 101. Ms. Johnson was a pioneering Hampton Roads and American icon featured in the movie “Hidden Figures.” … Continue reading NASA Mourns the Passing of ‘Hidden Figure’ Katherine Johnson

CTA, HRS Unveil Recommendations for Managing Personal Health With Wearables at CES 2020

LAS VEGAS, NV — This week, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® and Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) released a unique digital health paper recommending best practices for using wearable technology to manage personal health, including detecting and monitoring cardiovascular biometrics. Presented for … Continue reading CTA, HRS Unveil Recommendations for Managing Personal Health With Wearables at CES 2020

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BDPA Memphis Welcomes new Computer Science Graduates to Industry

MEMPHIS, TN — BDPA Memphis Student Members graduated this week with Computer Science Degrees from the University of Memphis. Other BDPA Student Members not only graduated with Computer Science Degrees, some graduated from CodeCrew Code School and Tech901. According to … Continue reading BDPA Memphis Welcomes new Computer Science Graduates to Industry

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A Walk Through ‘CB’ Time – Ancient Calendars

The Celestial Body (‘CB’) — the Sun, a Moon, a planet, and stars — have provided us a reference for measuring the passage of time throughout our existence. Ancient civilizations relied upon the apparent motion of these bodies through the … Continue reading A Walk Through ‘CB’ Time – Ancient Calendars

It’s Not a Pipeline Problem

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Your company struggles with finding diverse talent; it’s not a pipeline problem. It’s a buy-in, bias, branding and business case problem. Unconscious bias is like an odorless gas; it affects everyone, everywhere all the time. It … Continue reading It’s Not a Pipeline Problem

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BDPA Huntsville Helps Students Get Wired Up!

HUNTSVILLE, AL — National BDPA’s Huntsville Chapter was given the opportunity to train students about STEM at Mae Jemison High School. BDPA Members Bernard Nealy, Brandon Fields, Pat King and Jason Bradshaw were the instructors for this training session. The training … Continue reading BDPA Huntsville Helps Students Get Wired Up!