Day: September 5, 2020

Perion to Acquire Pub Ocean, an Innovative Publisher Technology Platform, for up to $22 Million

TEL AVIV & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Perion Network Ltd., (NASDAQ: PERI), a global technology company that delivers its Synchronized Digital Branding solution across the three main pillars of digital advertising – ad search, social media and display / video – signed today an agreement to acquire the assets of Pub Ocean, a rapidly-growing digital publisher-focused technology company with scalable content distribution and real-time revenue analytics technology. Pub Ocean offers significant and immediate synergies to ContentIQ (CIQ), which Perion acquired in January, driving incremental revenue opportunities and enhanced profitability.

The acquisition, which is expected to close in the coming days, is for an aggregate cash consideration of up to $22 million, of which $4 million will be paid upon signing, $17 million as earn-out tied to financial targets over a two-year period and $1 million for two years of retention. The acquisition is expected to be immediately accretive and contribute

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IEEE International Conference on Quantum Computing and Engineering (QCE20) Transitions to All-Virtual Event

The exciting QCE20 conference program features over 270 hours of programming. Each day the QCE20 conference, also known as IEEE Quantum Week, will virtually deliver 9-10 parallel tracks of world-class keynotes, workforce-building tutorials, community-building workshops, technical paper presentations, innovative posters, and thought-provoking panels through a digital combination of pre-recorded and live-streamed sessions.  Attendees will be able to participate in live Q&A sessions with keynote speakers and panelists, paper and poster authors, as well as tutorial and workshop speakers. Birds of a Feather, Networking, and Beautiful Colorado sessions spice up the program between technical sessions. The recorded QCE20 sessions will be available for on-demand until November 30. 

“With our expansive technical program and lineup of incredible presentations from thought-leaders all over the globe, this is shaping up to be the quantum event of the year,” said Hausi Müller, QCE20 General Chair, IEEE Quantum Initiative Co-Chair. “I encourage all professionals and enthusiasts

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Reposify’s Research Uncovers Critical Exposures and Vulnerabilities in the Attack Surfaces of the World’s Leading Gaming Companies

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Reposify, the leading Attack Surface Management Platform, today unveiled new research findings of critical asset exposures and vulnerabilities in the attack surfaces of the world’s leading gaming companies.

Leveraging Reposify’s Attack Surface Management SaaS Platform, Reposify’s researchers measured the prevalence of exposed sensitive assets and well-known vulnerabilities among 20 gaming companies and their subsidiaries.

Top Findings Include:

  • 55% of companies had at least one misconfigured database exposed to the Internet that could result in a data leakage
  • 50% of the companies had at least one RDP exposed to the Internet
  • 85% of companies were vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks
  • 45% of companies were vulnerable to DDOS attacks

Reposify discovered many dozens of exposed databases which place gamers’ personal, identifiable information and other sensitive data at imminent

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Tech Gear for Remote College Learning

Many college students starting classes in the fall of 2020 are, unfortunately, going to miss out on the full college experience having been relegated to remote learning by the COVID-19 pandemic. For those students stuck home, there will be no hanging out on the campus green, no late-night cram study sessions with friends, no new friends (or more) to meet, and no beer pong, beer bongs, or bongs generally. And frankly, that sucks.

But one critical element of that college experience need not be lacking just because you can’t physically go to school this year: the education. With the right setup for remote college learning, you can still have a successful experience engaging with your professors and fellow students.To create that setup at home, you just need a few good gadgets, many of which you likely already have.

As you arrange your remote college learning space, try to create an

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