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IT jobs in 2020: Preparing for the next industrial revolution

Image: chombosan, Getty Images/iStockphoto As IT evolves in the direction of more cloud adoption, more automation, and more artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and analytics, it’s clear that the IT jobs landscape will change too. For example, tomorrow’s CIO is likely to become more of a broker and orchestrator …

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Mapbox acquires augmented reality activity tracking app Fitness AR

Open-source mapping platform Mapbox has acquired activity tracking app Fitness AR, which allows users to view runs, hikes or cycling routes from Strava superimposed on a 3D map of the terrain. The announcement was made by Mapbox mobile VP Paul Veugen in a Medium post. Mapbox will continue to deliver updates …

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Former Telstra CISO Burgess to take helm of ASD

(Image: ParlView screenshot by Josh Taylor/ZDNet) Mike Burgess will be the next director-general of the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Friday afternoon, with current head Paul Taloni moving across to the Office of National Assessments. Burgess was previously a deputy director of ASD prior to …

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War criminal died of cyanide poisoning

A war criminal who swallowed a liquid during a dramatic court appearance died of cyanide poisoning, Dutch prosecutors say. Slobodan Praljak took the poison while appearing before UN judges in The Hague after his conviction and 20-year sentence were upheld. The former Croatian army chief drank from a small bottle …

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Elderly man dies in single-car crash in Kilkenny

A man in his 70s has died after a single-car crash at the Rower, near Graiguenamanagh and New Ross, in Co Kilkenny. The incident happened at around 2.30pm. The man, who was the only occupant of the car, was pronounced dead at the scene. A forensic investigation is being carried …

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