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- A protective top layer that extends beyond the bezel, "making it apparent that it is an integral part of the display structure," not a dust guard you'd want to remove.
- "Reinforcements" to keep debris from working its way underneath the screen.
- New "protection caps" to strengthen the top and bottom of the hinge area, which had revealed natural gaps where particles could get in.
- Metal reinforcements beneath the screen (the Infinity Flex Display), presumably to make the plastic screen stiffer.
- Reducing the air gap between the Fold's body and hinge.
Balance between Privacy, cybersecurity, and compliance is not there yet
How many enterprises are compliant with all mandated security and privacy requirements
There is a misconception that privacy and security are in conflict with each other, and thats not true. Privacy purists often think that cybersecurity tools track a lot of personal data and invade privacy.
There now is an evolution of the privacy community, driven by significant data breaches. Lots of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) has made its way into the Dark Web, thanks to some of the huge data breaches of the past few years, so much so that the price of Social Security numbers has dropped considerably. Unless organizations are required to implement security, the fight to protect privacy wont be won. Thats been a shift over the last five or so years. When that happens, there will be a much better relationship between the privacy community and the security industry, and this will spill over into rules and regulations.
Thre should be a set of federal mandates that are designed to level the privacy playing field when it comes to consent but at the same time obligating organizations of all sizes to take privacy seriously.
GDPR is a good start because it provides a good roadmap on how to think from a privacy point of view.Balance between Privacy, cybersecurity, and compliance is not there yet
Digital Transformation is the CEOs new hot button issue
IT Job Family Classification and job descriptions are key to digital transformation
Only a few years ago CEOs and boards were pushing CIO to make significant moves into mobile, big data and the cloud. CIOs are now told they must embrace digital transformation, and they've never felt more pressure.
Organizations that want to remain competitive in today's tech-driven climate must be skilled at creating, delivering and maintaining software.Digital Transformation is the CEOs new hot button issue
IT Governance key to Productivity
Tools for IT Infrastructure Architecture Key to Creating "World Class" Information Technology Function
The foundation for a creating a world class IT organization is have the tools available which supported the CIO and IT organization in their roles. The latest version the IT Governance Infraxtructure is the one must have tool that is the basis for defining how technology is implemented in the core functions of an enterprise.
Contained in the tool kit are specific infstructure definitions and job descripition for key positions includine: CIO, Chief Digital Officer, CSO, CTO, and Digital Brand Manager.IT Governance key to Productivity
Data Scientist median base salary is $110K
Hot job with 6 figure salary - Data Scientist
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Data Scientist median base salary is $110K
Who Will buy a $2K SmartPhone
Samsung announces Smartphone costing $1,980 USD
However this is "bleeding edge" technology. The first version of this phone was announced and then pulled back before pre-sales were even taken. The new version of the phone has been announced with "enhancements" which highlight the potential defects in the phone that could cause it to fail. They are:
Each of these enhancements were put in place because of failures to the devices when the initial reviewers on the first release had their phones fail.
This is way too risky a proposition for anymone to acquires as a primary smartphne.Who Will buy a $2K SmartPhone