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DigitalOcean is laying off staff, sources say 30-50 affected

After appointing a new CEO and CFO last summer, cloud infrastructure provider DigitalOcean is embarking on a wider reorganisation: the startup has announced a round of layoffs, with potentially between 30 and 50 people affected. DigitalOcean has confirmed the news

Reuters

Factbox: How NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service likely stacks up against others

(Reuters) – Comcast Corp’s NBCUniversal will provide details on its planned Peacock video streaming service on Thursday, taking on industry leader Netflix Inc and others in the highly competitive field. Here is what to expect. Peacock: Cost: The service will

Zdnet

The dark side of IoT, AI and quantum computing: Hacking, data breaches and existential threat

Emerging technologies like the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence and quantum computing have the potential to transform human lives, but could also bring unintended consequences in the form of making society more vulnerable to cyberattacks, the World Economic Forum (WEF)

Cloud Flare

Introducing Cloudflare for Campaigns

During the past year, we saw nearly 2 billion global citizens go to the polls to vote in democratic elections. There were major elections in more than 50 countries, including India, Nigeria, and the United Kingdom, as well as elections

Aws

Jeff Bezos heads to India as Amazon faces regulatory probes and waves of protests

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will face a wave of protests from small business owners when he travels to India this week. Bezos will appear on stage Wednesday at Amazon’s Smbhav event for a fireside chat alongside Amit Agarwal, who heads

Zdnet

49 million user records from US data broker LimeLeads put up for sale online

A hacker is currently selling a huge database of 49 million business contacts on a underground hacking forum, ZDNet has learned. The hacker claims the data belongs to LimeLeads, a San Francisco-based business-to-business (B2B) leads generator, which +makes its money

Veeam

Insight Partners Says It Will Buy Cloud Company Veeam In $5 Billion Deal, Move Headquarters To U.S.

Private equity firm Insight Partners said Thursday it will acquire data management company Veeam in a deal valued at $5 billion that will move the Swiss software maker’s headquarters to the United States and install a new executive team as

Apple

Apple News users reach 100 million, App Store sales rise

(Reuters) – Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) news service has reached 100 million monthly active users and customers spent more than $1.4 billion in the App Store between Christmas and New Year, the latest signs of growing revenue from the iPhone maker’s

Tech Crunch

Twitter API’s offers more support to researchers — to ‘keep us accountable’

Twitter has kicked off the New Year by taking the wraps off a new hub for academic researchers to more easily access information and support around its APIs — saying the move is in response to feedback from the research

Paloalto

9 Cybersecurity Predictions for Europe, the Middle East and Africa in 2020

It’s time to step back, reflect on the year so far and make New Year’s resolutions. We’ve taken a moment to make cybersecurity predictions for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) in 2020, and to consider the upcoming challenges

David Shearer

Looking Back – and Looking Forward to 2020

As we celebrate our thirtieth anniversary here at (ISC)², it’s incredible to look back at the changes our industry has been through. From advances in technology, to changing policy and regulations, this field is constantly changing, so it seems right

Teradata

6 Practices to Realize a Long-Term Data Vision Through Near-Term Work

Over the years, enterprise data strategies have been in a perpetual pendulum swing – from no strategy at all to way too much. On one extreme, every analyst, data scientist or analytic application development team must find, access, translate and

Quartz

WeWork’s failure won’t bring down India’s coworking sector, but there are lessons to be learnt

The dramatic fall of WeWork, the world’s largest coworking firm, has put the spotlight on the future of managed workspaces globally and in India. Once valued at a staggering $47 billion, the unicorn is now cash strapped thanks to its

Bbc Tech

Android ‘spoofing’ bug helps targets bank accounts

A “major” security weakness in Google’s Android software has let cyber-thieves craft apps that can steal banking logins, a security firm has found. The bug lets attackers create fake login screens that can be inserted into legitimate apps to harvest

Nyt

Exclusive: Amazon’s Cloud Unit Readies More Powerful Data Centre Chip-Sources – The New York Times

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc’s cloud computing unit has designed a second, more powerful generation of data centre processor chip, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, the latest sign that the company is pouring money into custom silicon for

Recessions, Big Data, Data Science and Liberating Power of “Own It”

Recessions, Big Data, Data Science There, I said it.  I said the “R” word.  And no, I’m not talking the political “R” word.  I’m talking about the potential of a… r-e-c-e-s-s-i-o-n.  There are many indicators pointing to the potential of a worldwide recession, and

Enabling Business Strategies – The Cloud Paradigm

The Cloud Paradigm The cloud is not really the final destination: It’s mid-2015, and it’s clear that the cloud paradigm is here to stay. Its services are growing exponentially and, at this time, it’s a fluid model with no steady

Cloud Proofing Future Business Challenges

Cloud Proofing Business Hardly a week goes by without coming across news around the increase in the number of organizations moving their workloads to public clouds. In the digital world, embracing cloud is a fundamental requirement for engaging customers and

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