Entries by Marco Eggebrecht

Microsoft makes Azure Bot Service generally available for developers

Microsoft introduced the Azure Bot Framework more than two years ago and companies have been building chatbots for a variety of scenarios ever since. Today, the company made generally available the Microsoft Azure Bot Service and Microsoft Cognitive Language Understanding service (known as LUIS). “Making these two services generally available on Azure simultaneously extends the capabilities of developers to […]

Three men plead guilty in case of cyber-attack that paralyzed internet in 2016

Prosecutors say the three created Mirai ‘botnet’ used in attack and built massive network of infected devices, but were not responsible for attack itself Three men pleaded guilty to creating a “botnet” known as Mirai that was used to paralyze chunks of the internet in 2016. Paras Jha, Josiah White and Dalton Norman admitted to one […]

DDoS attack that disrupted internet was largest of its kind in history, experts say

Dyn, the victim of last week’s denial of service attack, said it was orchestrated using a weapon called the Mirai botnet as the ‘primary source of malicious attack’ The cyber-attack that brought down much of America’s internet last week was caused by a new weapon called the Mirai botnet and was likely the largest of its kind […]

T-Mobile will launch a TV service next year

The company has acquired Layer3 TV T-Mobile announced today that it’s getting into the television game. The company is planning to launch its own TV service sometime next year. To that end, T-Mobile is acquiring Layer3 TV to help build out its service. In a video announcing the news, T-Mobile CEO John Legere described the decision as […]

Comcast says it loves net neutrality, hugs it to death

The FCC is racing to a vote tomorrow to reverse net neutrality, and the ISPs are thrilled. That includes Comcast, which continues to pretend like it loves net neutrality while at the same time arguing that the only rules currently making it a reality ought to be killed. In a post published today, Comcast EVP David Cohen promised […]

Samsung patents phone with a screen that wraps around the back

Wrap your head around this one Image credit: Samsung/US Patent Office There’s a new patent out for Samsung featuring a smartphone with a screen that wraps around the edge and partly onto the back of the device, as discovered by LetsGoDigital. The patent was originally filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in September of last […]