The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) announced Sunday, January 10, 2021, that it had suffered from a data breach from one of its systems. According to the NZ Herald, the hacking stemmed from a third-party file sharing service...
A Walmart Canada customer discovered a data leak on its website that exposed “highly sensitive” information, said CTV News. The information involved names, billing addresses, orders, order dates, payment methods, and the last four digits of credit cards. Customer Sanjay...
UJET Inc. announced on Thursday, Jan. 7, its plans to integrate with Oracle Cloud CX Service, making the CCaaS 3.0 available on the Oracle Cloud Marketplace. The world’s only cloud contact center is now available for all Oracle partners to...
Facebook-owned social messaging platform WhatsApp has updated its Privacy Policy. Following this, app users were notified in an announcement made Wednesday, January 6, 2021, urging users to agree to its new terms to share data with Facebook and other...
Data cloud firm Snowflake inks a new deal with the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) to help government improve data storage capabilities and streamline security in an integrated platform. The contract allows Snowflake to utilize its data cloud...
Researchers are looking to light to address the mounting need for improved data processing in terms of speed and volume, according to a study published in Nature journal. Photonic processors will be used to improve efficiency. This new development will...
Artificial intelligence and data-based agritech startup firm CropIn successfully raised $20 million in its recent bid during the Series C investment round. The new investment round brings the startup’s total funding to $33.1 million, reports Business Standard. CropIn is an...
Arizona-based GenRx Pharmacy has issued a data breach involving a ransomware attack that held its network in September 2020. The company publishes a notice three months following the incident, stating that they are investigating the matter with the IT experts....
Montreal-based entrepreneur Jordan Owen and his team recently launched an artificial intelligence-powered real estate pricing tool, according to Forbes. It uses various datasets such as public census and listings to arrive at an ideal price for a residential unit. The...
United States intelligence agencies announced Tuesday, January 5, 2020, that Russia is most “likely” behind the series of cyber attacks launched against several government agencies and private companies. Tech Crunch states that this included the attacks on 10 federal...
U.S. company Serverfarm, owned by Israeli real estate scion Avner Papouchado, has officially entered the data storage business with a 50-50 joint venture to develop data centers. The Israel Infrastructure Fund called SFRDC aims to create more data center facilities...
Travel technology company Sabre Corp. recently reached a deal with different states regarding the multi-state data breach case it faced back in 2017, said The National Law Review. The firm is also required to make necessary changes to its...
In a statement to the Parliament Monday, January 4, 2020, Singapore’s Prime Minister of State for Home Affairs Desmon Tan acknowledged that the Singapore Police Force can gain access to the contact tracing details from the TraceTogether program for...
Tech and consulting giant International Business Machines (IBM) and Japanese photography company Fujifilm have set a new record for creating a 580TB capacity magnetic tape with 317Gbit/sq. The new innovation is still a prototype but brought together 15 years of...
Chinese tech company Huawei announced the OlympusMons Award 2021 at the 2020 Global Stage Professors Forum, said HPC Wire. For this year, the award is intended for data storage experts from various organizations including Huawei and the Chinese Academy...
The information of over 100 million credit and debit cardholders have been found on the dark web, revealed by cybersecurity researcher Rajshekhar Rajaharia. According to Rajaharia, the sensitive data appears to be connected with Juspay, a payments platform. The cybersecurity...

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