California-based data-centric artificial intelligence platform Snorkel AI announced Monday, August 9, 2021, that it had successfully raised $85 million in a Series C investment round. Following the fresh round of funding, the company is now valued at $1 billion,...
The South Korean arm of designer brand Chanel recently revealed that a group of unscrupulous individuals has hacked into its system and leaked its customers’ personal data, reported The Korean Herald. The company apologized to customers following the incident. In...
To support various universities and colleges in growing their online degree programs, Coursera has announced a new pricing system on their platform. Founded in 2012, Coursera is an online learning platform that offers low fees for different online courses,...
Singaporean telco provider StarHub suffered a data breach that affected over 57,000, with customer information found on a dump site. Despite this, the company maintains that its system remains safe and free from data security incidents. StarHub is a telecommunications...
The RansomEXX ransomware group has targeted Gigabyte Technology, a Taiwanese computer hardware provider. If the company will not pay the ransom, it threatens to expose 112GB of data stolen. Gigabyte mainly manufactures motherboards, but it also makes data center servers,...
In a security advisory released on Thursday, the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) warns of a rise in LockBit 2.0 ransomware attacks targeting Australian businesses beginning in July 2021. The cybersecurity organization stated that reports on LockBit 2.0 ransomware attacks...
Technology giant Apple unveiled its plans to scan iPhones and iCloud accounts for images of child sexual abuse via a system called neuralHash. The system will first be launched in the United States and this is the first time...
Customer experience automation platform provider Yellow.ai announced Wednesday, August 4, 2021, that it had successfully raised $78.15 million in a recent Series C investment round. This brings the conversational AI platform provider’s overall funding raised to over $102.15 million. Founded...
American electronics company Klipsch Audio Technologies recently released the T5 II True Wireless ANC Earphones, its latest contender in the growing true wireless stereo (TWS) scene. The new offering will feature artificially intelligent controls, reported Gizmodo. The in-earn monitor-style T5...
Google has previewed its upcoming smartphone models, the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro on Monday, to jump-start the smartphone season. Besides, the tech giant also marked the beginning of a new Pixel series. From a mid-tier position with a...
Canadian healthcare chain Homewood Health has verified reports that its systems have been breached by attackers in early 2021, reported Insurance Business Magazine. The hackers stole and leaked information on the known hacker website Marketo. The breach was found and...
Video conferencing giant Zoom Video Communications has agreed to pay a fine of $85 million to settle a privacy lawsuit after it has been accused of violating the privacy of users via Zoombombing incidents. The decision comes as Zoom took...
TuSimple, the California-based autonomous trucking startup that debuted in early 2021, has teamed up with Ryder System Inc., an American transport company, to build up a freight network to support its self-driving truck services. Ryder’s facilities for vehicle maintenance will...
Once international flights reopen, the Qantas Airways Limited, with the help of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), will launch a digital health pass. The IATA travel pass would allow accredited testing laboratories to submit COVID-19 test results and vaccination...
A third-party vendor's security breach will affect approximately 2,000 MassHealth patients' PHI on July 29, 2021. The latest data incident was disclosed by Standard Modern Company, a third-party vendor that interacts with MassHealth, and it affects certain medical records...
Tel Aviv, Israel-based agricultural technology company Beewise announced that it had launched Beehome, the first smart home designed for bees. The artificial intelligence-powered technology is reportedly designed to protect beehives and colonies. The announcement comes a few weeks after Beewise...

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