After being banned from India, PlayerUnknown’s Battleground (PUBG) is preparing to return to the Indian market through a deal with Microsoft, two Tech Crunch sources said. It particularly signed an agreement with Microsoft Azure, the cloud storage service offered...
Amazon Web Services, the cloud-computing business of Amazon, announced Friday, November 6, 2020, its plans to open up a second data center in India. Following the investment, Tech Crunch states that Amazon will build its new AWS Cloud region in...
Engineers at EPFL Switzerland made a breakthrough in electronics by developing a computer chip that has the capability of logic operations and data storage in one architecture. The Laboratory of Nanoscale Electronics and Structures (LANES) set the atmosphere for the...
Japanese game maker Capcom has recently disclosed a cybersecurity incident perpetrated by a hacker, said TripWire. The attack was revealed by the company through its website. As of this writing, the announcement can longer be found. Capcom, the creator of...
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has recently signed several agreements regarding artificial intelligence during the Global AI Summit, said Power Technology. This initiative resulted in the establishment of the Kingdom’s National Strategy for Data and Artificial Intelligence (NSDAI). The agreements...
Tencent-backed Chinese video-sharing app Kuaishou Technology filed an application for the Hong Kong initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday, November 5, 2020. The company’s filing comes as more Chinese firms are seeking to enlist elsewhere as tensions continue against...
The recent amendments made to Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) did not include user consent on how their data will be shared and used for “legitimate” business use, said ZDNet. Singaporean Communications and Information Minister S. Iswaran said in...
California’s Proposition 24 won over the majority of California, with around 56% of votes out of 11 million votes counted on Wednesday, November 4, 2020, reports the Associated Press. The said measure is aimed at expanding and tightening internet...
All-in-one cloud data firm Panoply, raised an additional $10 million investment from Ibex Investors and C5 Capital for revolutionizing data analytics stack for warehouses. Following the additional funding, Panoply’s total amount raised reached $24 million. With its unique data warehouse...
Swedish insurance firm Folksam recently compromised the data of one million Swedish nationals, said Bleeping Computer. The leak is a result of the insurer sharing its clients’ information with big tech companies like Google, Microsoft, and Facebook. According to the...
As digital data continues to face numerous threats from hackers, the Japanese government decided to build the world’s first maintenance system with artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities. Two major Japanese maintenance companies Best Materia and IMC initiated the project, but this...
Jakarta-headquartered firm Logisly secured US$6 million in a series A funding, led by Monk’s Hill Ventures. This business-to-business (B2B) platform is responsible for connecting shippers with trucking providers from corporate carriers. The funding enables the company to strengthen its operations...
Marriott Hotels was ordered by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to pay a fine amounting to £18.4 million over its 2014 data breach. The fine was heavily reduced from the initial £99 million (approximately $123 million) intended to be...
New York-based startup company TVision announced its successful funding round on Monday, November 2, 2020. It specializes in analyzing and measuring television’s transformation. The investment round was led by SIG Asia Investments, an affiliate of Susquehanna International Group (SIG). SIG...
Multiple reports emerged from Home Depot customers in Canada stating a possible data breach involving order confirmation mixed up. About 600 users received a random email from the home improvement company, containing other people’s order confirmation and shipment-related notifications. Alarmed...
Singapore-based online grocery platform RedMart is the latest victim of a data breach, following an unprotected Lazada MongoDB data set with 1.1 million accounts. Hackers are reportedly selling RedMart accounts for $1,500 each, containing email addresses, SHA-1 hashed passwords, complete...

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