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REPORT: Barclays in U.S. set to join cryptocurrency credit card ban

By CloudBuzz | February 9, 2018

LONDON (Reuters) – Barclays (BARC.L) is likely to follow other major lenders in the United States in stopping customers from buying Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies with its credit cards, according to an interview with a senior executive at its credit

Alibaba to take $486 mln stake in China retail data firm

By CloudBuzz | February 8, 2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will invest $486 million for a stake in a domestic big- data firm focused on hotels and retail, as part of a push to deepen its offline presence. The

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Enter the robots: automation fills gaps in east Europe’s factories

By CloudBuzz | February 7, 2018

Enter the robots PAPA, Hungary (Reuters) – Plant manager Gabor Kiraly remembers the meeting a couple of years ago when he and his Austrian bosses learnt how severe the worker shortage in Hungary was about to become – it was,

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EU data protection law may end up protecting scammers, experts warn

By CloudBuzz | February 6, 2018

EU data protection law WHOIS, one of oldest tools on internet for verifying real identities, at risk of being killed due to tough new GDPR regulations Sweeping new European data protection regulations may have the accidental effect of protecting scammers

Apple, Cisco team up with insurance companies to offer cyber policy discounts

By CloudBuzz | February 5, 2018

Apple, Cisco team up (Reuters) – Apple Inc and Cisco Systems Inc have teamed up with insurer Allianz SE to offer discounts on cyber insurance to businesses that primarily use equipment from both technology companies, they said on Monday. The

Broadcom raises offer to buy Qualcomm to $121 billion

By CloudBuzz | February 5, 2018

(Reuters) – Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd on Monday raised its offer to buy Qualcomm Inc by 24 percent to more than $121 billion, sweetening the bid and putting more pressure on its rival to come to the table for negotiations. The

Quantum Cryptography: New technique can capture images of ultrafast energy-time entangled photon pairs

By CloudBuzz | February 1, 2018

University of Waterloo Report New technique can capture images of ultrafast energy-time entangled photon pairs Scientists at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) at the University of Waterloo have captured the first images of ultrafast photons that are energy-time entangled.

Bitcoin skids to lowest since November after worst month in three years

By CloudBuzz | February 1, 2018

LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency, skidded 9 percent on Thursday to its lowest level since late November, as a Facebook ban on cryptocurrency adverts and a growing regulatory backlash against the nascent market rattled investors. On the

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Several countries investigating Japanese virtual coin heist: cryptocurrency council member

By CloudBuzz | February 1, 2018

TOKYO (Reuters) – Authorities in several countries are investigating last week’s $530 million heist involving the NEM cryptocurrency, a member of the foundation behind the digital coin said on Thursday. Takao Asayama, who is a member of the Singapore-based NEM

Cisco Container Platform Enables Production-Grade Multicloud Environments

By CloudBuzz | January 31, 2018

Cisco Container Platform Kubernetes-based Turnkey Software Platform Provides Consistent Deployment and Management for Containerized Applications Across Private and Public Cloud Environments BARCELONA, Spain, Jan. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cisco today announced the Cisco® Container Platform, a turnkey, open, and

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