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Facebook discovers bug that may have affected up to 6.8 mln users

By CloudBuzz | December 14, 2018

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Friday it has discovered a bug that may have affected up to 6.8 million people who used Facebook login to grant permission to third-party apps to access photos. The company said in a

5 Actionable Insights from AWS Well-Architected Reviews

By CloudBuzz | December 14, 2018

AWS developed its Well-Architected Framework to help cloud architects build secure, high-performing, resilient and efficient infrastructure for applications. The framework also offers customers a consistent way to evaluate those architectures. Rackspace was recently selected as one of just 34 companies

DigitalOcean Adds Chief Customer Officer and Chief Marketing Officer

By CloudBuzz | December 13, 2018

Former IBM and Citrix Executives Bring Extensive Experience Scaling Customer and Go-To-Market Operations NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DigitalOcean, the cloud for developing modern apps, today announced two additions to its executive team: Jeff Giannetti as Chief

Apple to build new $1 billion campus in Austin

By CloudBuzz | December 13, 2018

(Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) said on Thursday it would spend $1 billion to build a second campus in Austin, Texas that will house as many as 15,000 workers, amid a broader push by many U.S. companies to create more

4 Things Manufacturers Should Know About Their Collaboration Investment

By CloudBuzz | December 12, 2018

As Industry 4.0 ramps up, things like cloud computing, cognitive computing, and IoT are beginning to take center stage in the manufacturing landscape. Yet while many are looking to the future for their answers, manufacturers are still experiencing gaps. Problems

Fintech startup Plaid valued at $2.65 billion in latest funding round: source

By CloudBuzz | December 11, 2018

(Reuters) – Fintech startup Plaid has raised $250 million in its latest funding round led by one of Silicon Valley’s top investors, Mary Meeker, which according to a source familiar with the matter values the company at $2.65 billion. The

Qualcomm wins import ban against several Apple iPhones in China

By CloudBuzz | December 10, 2018

(Reuters) – Qualcomm Inc on Monday said it had won a preliminary order from a Chinese court banning the importation and sale of several Apple Inc iPhone models in China that the court found violated two of Qualcomm patents. The

The 6 reasons why Huawei gives the US and its allies security nightmares

By CloudBuzz | December 7, 2018

The biggest fear is that China could exploit the telecom giant’s gear to wreak havoc in a crisis. he detention in Canada of Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s CFO and the daughter of its founder, is further inflaming tensions between the US and China.

Worldwide Spending on Augmented and Virtual Reality Expected to Surpass $20 Billion in 2019, According to IDC

By CloudBuzz | December 6, 2018

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., December 6, 2018 – Worldwide spending on augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) is forecast to be nearly $20.4 billion in 2019, an increase of 68.8% over the $12.1 billion International Data Corporation (IDC) expects will be spent this

Explainer: Who is China’s Huawei Technologies and why is it controversial?

By CloudBuzz | December 6, 2018

(Reuters) – The arrest in Canada of Meng Wanzhou, a top executive at China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and daughter of the founder and CEO, jolted the global business community on Thursday and raised fears that a truce in the