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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.

India’s Wipro third-quarter profit surges 30 percent

By CloudBuzz | January 18, 2019

(Reuters) – Indian software services provider Wipro Ltd reported a 30 percent jump in third-quarter profit on Friday, beating analyst estimates and helped by higher revenue from its IT services. Net profit rose to 25.10 billion rupees ($353 million) in

Cybercrime Could Cost Companies US$5.2 Trillion Over Next Five Years

By CloudBuzz | January 17, 2019

Cybercrime Could Cost Companies US$5.2 Trillion Global research study reveals only 30 percent of organizations are very confident in internet security NEW YORK; Jan. 17, 2019 – Companies globally could incur US$5.2 trillion in additional costs and lost revenue over

Largest collection of breached data ever seen is found

By CloudBuzz | January 17, 2019

Store of 770m email addresses and passwords discovered after being posted to a hacking forum The largest collection of breached data ever seen has been discovered, comprising of more than 770m email addresses and passwords posted to a popular hacking

New Blockchain Software from SAP Helps Eliminate Counterfeit Drugs

By CloudBuzz | January 16, 2019

WALLDORF — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the general availability of SAP Information Collaboration Hub for Life Sciences, option for U.S. supply chain, a blockchain-technology hub to help eliminate counterfeit products along the pharmaceutical supply chain. The hub is designed to authenticate pharmaceutical

Netflix raises prices for U.S. subscribers

By CloudBuzz | January 15, 2019

(Reuters) – Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) said on Tuesday it had raised prices for its U.S. subscribers by 13 percent to 18 percent, as the video streaming service spends heavily on original content and expands internationally. Netflix raised the price on

Take-Two, NBA sign licensing deal of up to $1.1 billion: WSJ

By CloudBuzz | January 15, 2019

(Reuters) – Take-Two Interactive Software Inc will pay the National Basketball Association (NBA) and its players’ union up to $1.1 billion over seven years, the WSJ reported on Tuesday, citing a person familiar with the matter. The agreement allows Take-Two’s

Hockey

What new tracking data and gambling might mean for NHL, fans

By CloudBuzz | January 11, 2019

San Jose vs. Vegas is reason enough to be at T-Mobile Arena on Thursday night. The two teams have combined to win 11 games in a row, chasing the similarly scorching Calgary Flames in the Pacific Division. But something else is going

Laura Ashley Customizes Online Retail Experiences Globally with Oracle Commerce

By CloudBuzz | January 11, 2019

Oracle helps international retailer seamlessly deliver custom products online to customers across the world Laura Ashley, an international lifestyle retailer, has selected Oracle Commerce Cloud to support its growing global online business. With Oracle Commerce Cloud, Laura Ashley is able

Google backed on limiting search results over right to be forgotten

By CloudBuzz | January 10, 2019

A senior adviser to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has backed Google’s legal bid to limit individuals’ “right to be forgotten” to searches in Europe. Google sought to limit the law’s scope, after France asked for it to be extended