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Mozilla security policy cracks down on creepy web trackers, holds supercookies over fire

By CloudBuzz | January 29, 2019

Firefox makers sets out dodgy practices the browser will block The Mozilla Foundation has announced its intent to reduce the ability of websites and other online services to track users of its Firefox browser around the internet. At this stage,

Accenture Joins Forces with MIT Professional Education to Reinvent Their Quality Engineering Workforce

By CloudBuzz | January 29, 2019

Quality engineers are being trained to be catalysts for speed, agility and improved business performance NEW YORK; Jan. 29, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is collaborating with MIT Professional Education to launch a new training program aimed at training the company’s

Dropbox to buy electronic signature firm HelloSign for $230 million

By CloudBuzz | January 28, 2019

(Reuters) – Data sharing and storage company Dropbox Inc said on Monday it would buy electronic signature company HelloSign for $230 million in cash, which will expand its portfolio of workflow-related products. Dropbox, which started as a free service to

Huawei’s problems deepen as western suspicions mount

By CloudBuzz | January 27, 2019

Many question marks hang over the telecom but the Chinese tech monolith is far from finished Chinese telecom giant Huawei is at the centre of an increasingly tense standoff between China and the US. What began as a trade spat and grievances

Zuckerberg plans to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger: NYT

By CloudBuzz | January 25, 2019

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg is planning to unify the underlying messaging infrastructure of its WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger services and incorporate end-to-end encryption to these apps, the New York Times reported on Friday. The

Data Privacy: A Business Imperative

By CloudBuzz | January 24, 2019

Data Privacy is having a big year.  The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became enforceable in May 2018, along with potential fines of up to 4% of gross revenue, and many countries have passed or updated their own privacy laws

Cybersecurity Is the Top Business Concern for U.S. CEOs

By CloudBuzz | January 23, 2019

A potential recession is on the minds of U.S. corporate executives, according to new research. But do you know what worries them even more? Cybersecurity. The C-Suite Challenge 2019 study by think tank The Conference Board reveals that American CEOs rank cybersecurity as

Bomb Threat, Sextortion Spammers Abused Weakness

By CloudBuzz | January 23, 2019

Two of the most disruptive and widely-received spam email campaigns over the past few months — including an ongoing sextortion email scam and a bomb threat hoax that shut down dozens of schools, businesses and government buildings late last year — were made possible

Cognizant Vice Chairman and CEO Francisco D’Souza Named Chairman of World Economic Forum’s IT

By CloudBuzz | January 22, 2019

TEANECK, N.J., Jan. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) today announced that Vice Chairman and CEO Francisco D’Souza was named Chairman of the IT and Electronics Governors community at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting this week in Davos,

In win for tech giants, EU copyright reforms stalled

By CloudBuzz | January 21, 2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU efforts to reform copyright rules hit a roadblock on Monday as a meeting of lawmakers and officials was called off, prompting criticism of Google from publishers after it and other tech giants lobbied against the changes.