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Careers & training

How to get into the tech industry

Tech leaders share their words of wisdom on breaking into the tech industry
3 Jul 2020
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ransomware

Xerox becomes latest Maze ransomware victim

The ransomware group claims a bunch of new victims including the business printing giant
2 Jul 2020
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Policy & legislation

Major tech CEOs will testify in House antitrust probe

Chief execs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google have agreed to appear before Congress
2 Jul 2020
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broadband

The Keep Americans Connected Pledge has officially expired

Pai encourages lawmakers to consider The Broadband Connectivity and Digital Equity Framework
2 Jul 2020
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privacy

Privacy groups warn against Google's acquisition of Fitbit

Advocacy groups claim Google could exploit Fitbit’s data collection capabilities
2 Jul 2020
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digital transformation

Walgreens teams with Adobe and Microsoft for customer insights platform

Digital platform will provide customers with personalized healthcare and shopping experiences
2 Jul 2020
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Internet of Things (IoT)

Google makes Seasonal Savings free for all Nest owners

Program helps the average smart home user achieve 3 to 5% in energy savings
1 Jul 2020
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Software

The New York Times ends partnership with Apple News

The newspaper says platform does not "align with its strategy of building direct relationships with readers"
1 Jul 2020
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social media

Facebook bans “violent” boogaloo network

Firm removes 200 accounts and 106 groups associated with the “anti-government” network
1 Jul 2020
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Cloud

Microsoft Azure Digital Twins previews new features

New Azure Digital Twins has features designed to drive the creation of IoT-connected solutions
30 Jun 2020
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Acquisition

Uber reportedly in talks to buy Postmates in $2.6 billion deal

Sources say that a deal between Uber and Postmates could be announced soon
30 Jun 2020
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social media

Twitch suspends President Trump’s account for “hateful conduct”

Twitch’s decision marks the first suspension of one of the president’s social media accounts
30 Jun 2020
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cyber security

Australia announces $1.35 billion investment in cyber security

Country will spend $1.35B to enhance cyber security capabilities over the next decade
30 Jun 2020
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big data analytics

Sigma Computing appoints Orla Clifford as VP of Operations

Clifford to leverage experience in business operations to drive growth at the company
29 Jun 2020
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Investment Management

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian leaves Initialized Capital

Ohanian leaves VC firm to work on “a new project that will support a generation of founders in tech and beyond”
29 Jun 2020
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social media

Facebook ad boycott is ready to go global

“The next frontier is global pressure,” says Jim Steyer, chief executive of Common Sense Media
29 Jun 2020
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Mobile Phones

iPhone 12 models won't include EarPods or power adapter in the box

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts Apple will release a 20-watt power adapter as an optional accessory
29 Jun 2020
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Policy & legislation

Sources say federal and state Google antitrust probes nearly done

Google antitrust probe expected to end with a lawsuit this summer
29 Jun 2020
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ethical hacking

Mobile banking apps are exposing user data to attackers

Positive Technologies’ study finds 13 out of 14 banking apps gave attackers access to user data
26 Jun 2020
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social media

Verizon joins Facebook advertising boycott

Verizon takes a stand against Facebook, puts advertising campaigns on hold
26 Jun 2020
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Policy & legislation

Bipartisan PACT Act aims to reform Section 230

PACT would hold social media companies accountable for their content moderation policies
26 Jun 2020
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communications

Donut Robotics debuts connected face mask

Japanese startup develops tech-savvy face mask amid the coronavirus pandemic
26 Jun 2020
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sales & CRM

Salesforce Anywhere streamlines remote work

Cloud-based service helps companies navigate a work-from-anywhere world
25 Jun 2020
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Policy & legislation

Rank One Computing to address misuse of its facial recognition technology

Rank One Computing responds to the wrongful arrest of Michigan resident Robert Williams
25 Jun 2020
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Policy & legislation

House Committee on Oversight and Reform launches investigation into Venntel

Committee gives Venntel until July 8 to turn over pertinent documents
25 Jun 2020
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social media

Facebook Forecast app can predict the future

Speculation on everything from COVID-19 to celebrity baby names is all in one app
25 Jun 2020
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Policy & legislation

Senators propose a bill aimed at ending warrant-proof encryption

Senators claim the bill would strengthen national security
24 Jun 2020
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social media

Twitter restricts President Trump's tweet for "abusive behavior"

Trump tweeted that any “Autonomous Zone” in Washington DC will be ”met with serious force”
24 Jun 2020
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compliance

Square is withholding up to 30% of customer funds

Rolling reserves mean withholding customer funds for up to 120 days
24 Jun 2020
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phishing

Phishing attacks target unsuspecting Wells Fargo customers

Over 15,000 Wells Fargo customers targeted in .ics phishing campaign
24 Jun 2020
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chief technical officer (CTO)

Navisite appoints Peter Berry as CTO

Berry to lead Navisite's technical vision and develop its managed cloud services portfolio
24 Jun 2020
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Careers & training

Trump signs executive order freezing popular tech visas through 2020

Tech leaders sound off on President Trump’s latest executive order targeting foreign workers
24 Jun 2020
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Acquisition

Mastercard announces acquisition of Finicity

Acquisition of Finicity helps Mastercard as it advances its open banking services
23 Jun 2020
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communications

Amazon launches $2 billion climate technology fund

"The Climate Pledge Fund will look to invest in the visionary entrepreneurs and innovators,” says Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos
23 Jun 2020
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communications

Apple shuts down some US stores after rise in coronavirus cases

Apple temporarily shuts down 11 stores in Florida, Arizona, South Carolina and North Carolina
23 Jun 2020