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Voice-enabled apps, products or services that let users search for historical and real-time stock quotes

Thanks to the maturation of a set of groundbreaking technologies related to voice recognition, Machine Learning and natural language processing, it is more and more exciting to enjoy real-time market data accessible to anyone, anywhere.
Real-time and actionable market data accessible to anyone, anywhere is henceforth indispensable for decision-makers, when it comes to meet competitive challenges and stakes in our digital era.
Xignite, Inc., provider of cloud-based financial market data solutions, announced the integration of Xignite market data APIs into SoundHound Inc.’s new Houndify platform, sound recognition and search technology provider.
Connectikpeople.co salutes this integration that can allow developers to create voice-enabled apps that combine voice recognition and natural language understanding.

Guidance on how to secure home and small business routers, and critical vulnerabilities in BIND

It is henceforth obvious that, Home and Small Business routers excite criminals, government agencies and attackers seeking to gain control over a user's gateway to the Internet. Router misconfigurations (e.g., default credentials, interfaces open to the Internet) or the lack of security precautions (e.g., absence of updates) may make users susceptible to exploitation.
In fact, once an attacker gains unauthorized access to a vulnerable router, they may be able to obtain sensitive information from a user's computer or perform other attacks. Therefore, Connectikpeople.co encourages users and administrators to review Security Tip ST15-002 for guidance on how to secure home and small business routers. 
US-CERT also encourages users and administrators to review CERT/CC Router Vulnerability Notes for information on recently found vulnerabilities in some routers.
At the end, ISC has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in BIND. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may al…

New global alert on your Cybersecurity: Symantec Endpoint Encryption, Joomla, Google Chrome, Firefox and Firefox ESR

As usual Connectikpeople.co draws your attention on the following security updates.
Google has released Chrome version 47.0.2526.106 to address multiple vulnerabilities for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Exploitation of one of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system. Users and administrators are encouraged to review the Chrome Releases page and apply the necessary update. The Mozilla Foundation has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Firefox and Firefox ESR. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system. Available updates include: Firefox 43Firefox ESR 38.5Connectikpeople.co encourages users and administrators to review the Security Advisories for Firefox and Firefox ESR and apply the necessary updates.
Symantec has released Symantec Endpoint Encryption 11.1.0 to address a vulnerability that may allow an attacker to take control of an affected system. Therefore, Con…