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USA today

Want to break up ‘Big Tech’? Don’t fall prey to these misconceptions

By CloudBuzz | July 22, 2019

Advocates and opponents of breaking up Facebook, Google and other technology giants are falling prey to some serious misconceptions This article was written by Bhaskar Chakravorti, Dean of Global Business, The Fletcher School, Tufts University, and originally appeared on The Conversation, a

The Guardian

The Great Hack: the film that goes behind the scenes of the Facebook data scandal

By CloudBuzz | July 21, 2019

This week sees the release of The Great Hack, a Netflix documentary that is the first feature-length attempt to gather all the strands of the affair into some sort of narrative – though it is one contested even by those appearing

15 Emerging Technologies

Understand The Location Intelligence Tech Landscape And Get Over Your Maps

By CloudBuzz | July 20, 2019

Our most recent location intelligence (LI) research takes a deep dive into the LI landscape. The report titled, “Now Tech: Location Intelligence Technologies, Q3 2019,” analyzes 34 different players in the location intelligence market. We describe the key capabilities, the

Cloud Flare

Securing infrastructure at scale with Cloudflare Access

By CloudBuzz | July 19, 2019

I rarely have to deal with the hassle of using a corporate VPN and I hope it remains this way. As a new member of the Cloudflare team, that seems possible. Coworkers who joined a few years ago did not

Washington post

Trump says Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract should be investigated. Again. – The Washington Post

By CloudBuzz | July 19, 2019

President Trump on Thursday said he would direct aides to investigate a pending military contract widely expected to be awarded to Amazon, saying he had heard multiple complaints about an allegedly unfair bidding process. His involvement would be an unusual

ZDnet

Google to clamp down on Incognito Mode detection

By CloudBuzz | July 19, 2019

Company also triples maximum baseline reward for security bugs. Google has chosen to remove a method websites could use to detect visitors that used Chrome’s Incognito Mode when on a web site. When Chrome 76 lands at the end of

Vice

Vice: Researchers Trick Cylance’s AI-Based Antivirus Into Thinking Malware Is ‘Goodware’

By CloudBuzz | July 19, 2019

By taking strings from an online gaming program and appending them to malicious files, researchers were able to trick Cylance’s AI-based antivirus engine into thinking programs like WannaCry and other malware are benign. Artificial intelligence has been touted by some

Facebook

New York Times – Google and Facebook Are Quietly Tracking You on Sex Websites

By CloudBuzz | July 18, 2019

A new study scanned 22,484 pornography sites and found them riddled with trackers from major technology companies Silicon Valley’s biggest companies are always watching you — even when you’re browsing pornography websites in incognito mode. Trackers from tech companies like

NYT

The 5G Health Hazard That Isn’t

By CloudBuzz | July 17, 2019

How one scientist and his inaccurate chart led to unwarranted fears of wireless technology In 2000, the Broward County Public Schools in Florida received an alarming report. Like many affluent school districts at the time, Broward was considering laptops and

NYT

Elon Musk wants to reach your brain

By CloudBuzz | July 17, 2019

An implant that can be inserted into the brain is just some of the technology Elon Musk-backed company Neuralink plans to create. In a first, the company publicly revealed some of its product ideas, including a device that could allow

Protect Your Small Business

NCSC Issues Alert About Active DNS Hijacking Attacks

By CloudBuzz | July 14, 2019

Following recent reports about mass-scale attacks aimed at modifying Domain Name System records, UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) released an advisory with mitigation options for organizations to defend against this type of threat. The Domain Name System (DNS) is

HyperFoods: Machine intelligent mapping of cancer-beating molecules in foods

By CloudBuzz | July 14, 2019

Machine Intelligent Mapping Recent data indicate that up-to 30–40% of cancers can be prevented by dietary and lifestyle measures alone. Herein, we introduce a unique network-based machine learning platform to identify putative food-based cancer-beating molecules. These have been identified through