Update: Oracle Gets Chosen as TikTok’s Secure Cloud Provider

Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) announced yesterday that TikTok chose them to become their secure cloud technology provider in the US, through a decision heavily influenced by the recent success Zoom had after they moved a large portion of their video conferencing capacity to Oracle’s Public Cloud. The following announcement was also made by TikTok’s communication…

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We Need to Address These Preventable IoT Security Problems

“On July 3, Cloudflare’s global DDoS protection system, Gatebot, automatically detected and mitigated a UDP-based DDoS attack that peaked at 654 Gbps. The attack was part of a ten-day multi-vector DDoS campaign targeting a Magic Transit customer and was mitigated without any human intervention. The DDoS campaign is believed to have been generated by Moobot, a Mirai-based botnet. No downtime, service…

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Update: Trump Administration to Consider the ByteDance-Oracle TikTok Deal Today

According to CNBC’s Jim Cramer, approval of Oracle’s deal for becoming a trusted technology partner for TikTok will be announced on Tuesday afternoon. This means that, if accepted, Oracle will become a trusted technology provider for TikTok in the US, including running the cloud computing operations and processing data for US users. This deal, however,…

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Oracle Wins Bid for TikTok Operations in the US

Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) won the bid for TikTok’s US operations. According to The Wall Street Journal, Oracle has been selected as a “trusted tech partner”. ByteDance is not selling TikTok completely to Oracle. Microsoft said earlier today that ByteDance rejected their bid. As a result, Oracle was the last bidder left. In a blog…

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YourTilde Under New Management

I have recently decided to bring on Anton to run YourTilde.  He will hopefully breath some life back into this tilde.   If you have any concerns or questions you can message me (deepend(at)yourtilde.com) or you can also message Anton (anton(at)yourtilde.com) To a bright future! Deepend | YourTilde.com – What’s New? > Under New Management! Hi, I’m…

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Opinion: COVID-19 Isn’t Going Anywhere, So Schools Must Not Reopen

Response to “Covid-19 isn’t going anywhere. So schools must reopen.” by Kathleen Parker COVID-19 is not over, and according to experts, is far from actually being over. In America, people are currently holding debates on whether or not children should be sent back to physical schools. As written by Kathleen Parker in an op-ed article…

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Bootstrap 5 Alpha is Now Available — Here’s What’s New

The first alpha release of Bootstrap 5 was released on June 16, 2020. Some of these changes include: Removal of jQuery from Dependencies (replaced with Vanilla JavaScript) No more support for Internet Explorer Improved grid system Improved documentation Improved modularity Improved form designs New responsive/scalable fonts New utilities and helpers Easier customization New API Why…

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How Software as a Service (SaaS) Can Improve Your Business

Software as a Service, or SaaS, is a delivery method where you can easily access your applications online rather than downloading, installing, and maintaining software on each of your PCs and other devices. Rather than purchasing the software yourself, you pay for a subscription to essentially “rent” the software. Using SaaS provides multiple considerably notable…

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How to Get Started with Tildes

In the article What are Tildes and How You Can Use Tilde Computing, I was mainly focusing on one of the most prominent tilde communities: the tildeverse. However, there are more tildes than the one on the tildeverse member list. Some of these tildes include: If you hadn’t signed up for a tilde yet, such as…

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Microsoft Gives Linux and Android a Significant Security Upgrade

Microsoft’s Defender Advanced Threat Protection (Microsoft Defender ATP) is now available on Linux servers and various Android devices. Microsoft Defender ATP for Linux Microsoft Defender ATP for Linux currently provides real-time protection for Linux servers, using various system types including: btrfs ecryptfs ext2 ext3 ext4 fuse fuseblk jfs nfs overlay ramfs reiserfs tempfs udf vfat…