Cyber security firm Trustwave SpiderLabs discovered a hacker selling the information of around 186 million voter data in the United States. In a blog posted on its website, the team revealed that the database contains “a shocking level of...
Israeli privacy startup Mine successfully raised $9.5 million in its Series A investment round. The data privacy firm is currently developing a platform for finding and managing personal data on the Internet. It counts Google’s AI venture fund, Gradient...
In the midst of heightened data breaches incidents, companies Seclore and McAfee joined forces to integrate powerful data security and cloud for double protection. Seclore, who dominates the data-centric technology is offering joint services with McAfee’s Cloud for uncontrolled and...
Facebook, Instagram’s parent company, is under investigation by Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) for possible data privacy violations, said BBC. The scrutiny stemmed from the photo-sharing platform’s handling of data owned by underaged users. Reports have been filed regarding Instagram’s...
Last week, popular United States bookseller Barnes & Noble fell victim to a cyberattack. It has since confirmed to the public that the disruption in its services was caused by a data breach. The incident exposed customer information, including...
In its conference day on Tuesday, Oct. 20, Splunk Inc. revealed plans to upgrade its suite of data analytics and cloud storage to help customers accelerate the shift to the cloud in the Data Age. The company is looking at...
Game developer Sandbox Interactive GmbH recently disclosed that the forum for its medieval massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) Albion Online has been hacked, reported ZDNet. The extent of the breach was not disclosed. In a post published in the...
United Kingdom-based tech startup Pimloc was awarded £1.4 million (roughly around $1.8 million) in a seed funding round. The firm uses artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, leveraging technology towards developing a suite of image and video privacy management...
The cloud-based life sciences tech firm Oracle Health Sciences, partners with contract research organization FHI Clinical to boost clinical trial efficiency through an efficient cloud solution. As the sciences experience roadblocks due to the inefficient data system environment, the data...
The Moscow local government is currently collecting the personal information of its employees as a way to address the pandemic, said Human Rights Watch. Authorities do not require agreement on the part of the data owner, making the move...
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced last week that it has awarded Nokia’s Bell Labs to land 4G LTE on the moon. The space agency has awarded the tech firm with a $14.1 million funding in partnership...
From the original fine of £183 million on British Airways’ data breach, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) reduced the amount to only £20 million due to the existing financial plight. The settlement amount last year was also reduced following the...
Hearing care and artificial intelligence company Whisper recently unveiled its new hearing aid equipped with machine learning and AI, said Tech Crunch. It also revealed a $35 million investment it received during the Series B funding round. Whisper Hearing System...
Israel-based artificial intelligence and data labelling software startup company Dataloop successfully raised a total of $16 million. The company obtained an initial $5 million in an undisclosed seed round, while it garnered $11 million in its Series A investment...
France-based video-sharing company Dailymotion launched a new inventory and video marketplace, in partnership with Oracle Corporation. Powered by Oracle’s cloud moat, the platform provides viewer metrics measured by the Media Rating Council (MRC). This new premium video marketplace is Dailymotion’s...
Brazil has recently unveiled its largest artificial intelligence (AI) research facility, said ZDNet. This was possible through IBM’s partnership with public institutions The Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and the University of Sao Paulo (USP). The AI research facility, named...

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