BlackBerry Teams Up With Amazon Web Services to Manage Vehicle Sensor Data

Shares of security software specialist BlackBerry (NYSE:BB) soared on Tuesday, following the company’s announcement of a collaboration with Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN). The former smartphone giant has teamed up with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to develop a platform that helps automakers collect and analyze data from vehicle sensors.

What is BlackBerry IVY?

The BlackBerry IVY system is a scalable software platform with deep roots on AWS cloud computing services. This vehicle data platform provides consistent and secure methods for gathering vehicle sensor information, packaging it into a normalized format, and preparing the data blobs for real-time analysis running on the car’s own processors as well as deeper dives through AWS-based cloud computing services.

BlackBerry’s role in this partnership consists of using machine learning tools to collect and normalize data from thousands of parts made by dozens of different manufacturers. In many cases, there are no industry standards available, and BlackBerry IVY

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9 ways to manage remote teams and the virtual office in 2021

In 2020, tech CEOs, HR leaders, and founders moved quickly to upgrade their skills to meet the demands of remote work. Here is their advice on how you can do the same.

First bump between colleagues at work. Everyday work in the office.

First bump between colleagues at work. Success in business. Everyday work in the office.

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Now that the debate about remote work is over, it’s time for managers to set new goals for managing the workforce of 2021. Many teams have never met in person and may never work side by side. Some employees joined the company via Zoom and connect with colleagues exclusively via a laptop screen. 

Managers need new tactics for communicating with workers day to day and bringing new team members into established groups.  This means trying new collaboration platforms such as asynchronous video, dropping the 9-5 schedule in favor of flexible work windows, and extending the onboarding process to cover months instead

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Marissa Mayer, former CEO of Yahoo! launches “Sunshine Contacts” the app designed to manage contacts

This application, exclusively for iOS, manages users’ contacts efficiently in the background.

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This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process.

Sunshine , the startup of Marissa Mayer, who is remembered for her work as CEO of Yahoo! Before the company was sold to Verizon, it released its new application based on artificial intelligence to manage contacts in an effective way.

Sunshine Contacts is an application that seeks to transform your address book, it is in charge of managing your list of contacts that according to Marissa Mayer this “should be something alive and changing”.

This technological initiative is attracting a lot of users’ attention, because it is the first product launched by Marissa Mayer’s company.

According to the company, Sunshine

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How To Manage Your Social Media Footprint In A Cybersecurity Career

As CISO for SoftBank IA, Gary Hayslip advises executive leadership and oversees enterprise-wide cybersecurity strategy.

Following my previous articles on developing a cybersecurity career, I want to discuss why your social media footprint is important. Ten years ago, when social media was in its infancy, there would have been very little need to be concerned. However, in today’s hyper-converged global business environment, 70% of hiring managers search the candidate they are about to interview by reviewing their social media profiles, according to a 2018 CareerBuilder survey.

The cybersecurity field is highly competitive, and your profiles tell a story about you. Let’s make sure you control the story. 

To get started, do an internet search on yourself and inventory all of your social media accounts, including the inactive ones. I recommend closing inactive accounts first. Then, you should review your current social media accounts and look for pictures, profanity-laden

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