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...
Google announced its latest suite of new tools and offerings called Journalist Studio on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. The launch of the tech firm’s initiative is designed to provide reporters access to technology that will make their work much...
Finnish network and equipment company Nokia said it entered a multi-year agreement with Alphabet Inc.’s Google Cloud to migrate its global data centers and servers. The five-year deal is the biggest corporate win for the U.S. tech firm, and it...
E-signature company Docsketch has just disclosed a security breach involving customer data, reported ZDNet. The incident, which happened back in August, was due to unauthorized access by a third party. The company sent an email notification to users telling them...
Brunei’s Ministry of Transport and Infocommunications (MTIC) has announced that Cyber Security Brunei (CSB) has been operating since August 1, said The Scoop. The statement was made after its website launch. MTIC minister YB Dato Seri Setia Abdul Mutalib Pehin...
Miami-based tech firm Intcomex reportedly suffered from a major data breach that exposed almost 1 TB of user data. According to Security Magazine, the breach most likely stemmed from a failed ransom negotiation with the tech firm. Intcomex is a...
A blog posted on Microsoft’s The AI Blog revealed the AI for Accessibility program aimed at people with disabilities. This project is geared toward shrinking the so-called “data desert” regarding people with disabilities and artificial intelligence. Simone Stumpf, a senior...
London-based artificial intelligence firm Edgify successfully announced that it has secured $6.5 million in funding on Monday, October 12, 2020. The seed funding comes as the AI firm continues to expand its reach in developing its technology geared towards...
Researchers from the University of Tokyo made a new material for a magnetic tape that allows higher storage density and retention, with lower costs and better energy. Magnetic tapes were common storage materials in the 1980s but were replaced by...
One of India’s largest diagnostic centers, Dr Lal PathLabs, reportedly exposed thousands of patient information via an exposed and unprotected Amazon Web Services (AWS) server. According to Tech Crunch, the server has been made available for months. Dr Lal Pathlabs...
Cloud communications firm Twilio is reportedly planning to acquire a customer data infrastructure startup company for $3.2 billion, reports Forbes. Sources say, however, that the acquisition price could go well over $4 billion. According to Forbes, the price will...
Georgia agency, Department of Human Services (DHS) announced on Friday, Oct. 9, a security breach that exposed private information of children, household members, and other personal information. According to DHS, unauthorized access was discovered between May 3, 2020, and May...
A recently disclosed court document regarding the R. Kelly case revealed that Google has been giving law enforcement authorities data based on a list of query keywords used on the search engine, said CNet. The data was used to...
Commvault added a fully integrated cloud storage service called Metallic Cloud Storage Service (MCSS) in its portfolio, bringing security and recovery to the next level. The cloud storage vendor is now offering maximum ransomware protection and security for customer data...
Hackers and security researchers have reportedly discovered two exploits to jailbreak and hack into the Mac computers and Macbook devices. According to Forbes, the exploit leverages a flaw in Apple’s T2 security chip within the read-only memory of the...
The Personal Informational Law and Agency Initiative of 2020, also known as Proposition 24, is seen as a risk to consumer data privacy, despite claims that it would foster such rights said The Daily News. Proposed by San Francisco real...

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