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DTCC & IBM to use blockchain tech to power $11B in CDS trades

The day the blockchain finally goes mainstream has arrived with the Depository Trust and Clearing Corp., the post-trade financial services company providing clearing and settlement services to financial markets, announcing that it would be using the technology that powers bitcoin to run its cleared and bilateral credit derivatives service. Show More Summary

Hello Kitty hack confirmed as database published online

A database from Sanrio Co. Ltd., the company behind Hello Kitty, has been published online for the first time, proving once and for all that the company was hacked. News of the hacking first emerged in December 2015, when a copy of the...Show More Summary

Security automation startup Phantom raises $13.5M Series B

Community-powered security automation and orchestration startup Phantom Cyber Corporation has raised $13.5 million Series B funding in a round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers that included TechOperators Venture Capital, Blackstone, Foundation Capital, In-Q-Tel, Rein Capital, Zach Nelson and John W. Show More Summary

Samsung presents new car battery that offers 310 miles on 20 min charge

Samsung Electronic Co. Ltd. wants a bigger slice of the car battery market with the company presenting new cutting-edge battery cell technology at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit Tuesday. Produced by subsidiaryShow More Summary

US military launches swarms of surveillance drones from fighter jets

The United States military revealed on Monday that it has successfully launched swarms of tiny surveillance drones from three F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jets, an accomplishment that could fundamentally change the nature of battlefield reconnaissance. Show More Summary

Flash array startup Kaminario pulls in $75M to address growing demand

With International Data Corp. ranking all-flash systems as the fastest growing segment of the enterprise storage market, it’s no wonder that Kaminario Inc. has attracted investors’ attention. The array maker announced this morning that...Show More Summary

LinkedIn, eBay founders form $27M fund for public interest AI

LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman, eBay founder Pierre Omidyar’s Omidyar Network, and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation have joined together to create the Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund, a $27 million research fund aimed at supporting artificial intelligence research for the public interest. Show More Summary

Matrix Partners leads $32M round into hybrid cloud storage developer Panzura

Infrastructure-as-a-service providers aren’t the only group that is capitalizing on the rapid adoption of cloud storage in the enterprise. The trend is also lifting the sails of management  providers such as Panzura Inc. that focus on easing the transition from on- to off-premise environments. Show More Summary

Virtuozzo puts a lid on container security with new data encryption feature

Server virtualization firm Virtuozzo, which was spun out of German tech company Parallels IP Holdings GmbH last year, has said it’s beefing up data security on its software platform with the addition of a new disk encryption feature for containers. Show More Summary

IT pros call for a new security architecture to defend against cyberattacks

A hazardous cocktail of evolving cybersecurity threats, sprawling information technology infrastructures and increased mobility means that most organizations will need to create an entirely new security architecture in order to safeguard their digital assets. Show More Summary

‘Pharma bro’ Martin Shkreli gets suspended from Twitter amid concerns of uneven moderation on the platform

The man who made a name for himself for repelling the vast majority of the world’s media consumers after he significantly raised the price of a HIV drug, has been suspended from Twitter. Shkreli, the outwardly smug entrepreneur who raised...Show More Summary

DataGravity pitches virtual machine-aware security to stop ransomware

Continuing its pivot into the security market following last year’ exit from the storage hardware business, DataGravity Inc. today is announcing DataGravity for Virtualization, a product suite that protects data in virtual machine environments. Show More Summary

Cyber insurance premiums surge after a year of high profile hacks

Increasing demands for cyber insurance due to the growing fear of cyber attacks is increasing the costs of premiums, at least according to one U.K. insurance underwriter. CFC Underwriting Ltd. claims that the knowledge of incidents like the Yahoo Inc. Show More Summary

Microsoft adds search features to Dynamics 365 cloud business software

Microsoft has updated its cloud-based business and customer management service platform Dynamics 365 with enhanced search features that the company says makes it easier for users to find the answers they’re looking for. Dynamics 365 combines customer relationship management and enterprise resource planning software into a cloud service. Show More Summary

Bitcoin exchange operator pleads guilty to multiple charges in case

The operator of the now-disgraced bitcoin exchange has pleaded guilty in U.S. federal court to multiple charges in relation to running the service. Anthony Murgio, 33, of Tampa, Florida, was arrested in July 2015 on charges of breaching...Show More Summary

CEO Marissa Mayer, five others to quit Yahoo’s board post-merger with Verizon

Yahoo Inc. Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer will resign from the company’s board of directors once its planned $4.8 billion merger with Verizon Communications Corp. is completed. Meanwhile, what’s left of Yahoo will be renamed Altaba...Show More Summary

Reports: Amazon has acquired data security startup

Amazon Web Services has acquired San Diego-based data security startup Inc., according to multiple reports published Monday. Although the deal wasn’t confirmed by either company, TechCrunch reported the cost of the acquisition...Show More Summary

Report: Google’s parent company looking to sell Skybox satellite business

Google parent company Alphabet may be scaling back its efforts to provide internet access the world over with a report Monday claiming the mega corporation is attempting to offload Skybox, a satellite imaging company it acquired for $500 million in 2014. Show More Summary

Rumor: Facebook to start showing ads in the middle of videos

If you thought ads on Facebook were already annoying, then prepare yourself. According to rumors reported by Recode, Facebook Inc. could soon start showing ads in the middle of some of its videos. Citing industry sources, Recode reported...Show More Summary

Tim Sweeney: VR is exciting, but AR will be ‘the device for a billion users’

Epic Games CEO and Founder Tim Sweeney is at the forefront of the virtual reality revolution thanks to his company’s work on Unreal Engine 4, which powers a wide range of VR games and experiences, and this week he looked ahead at the future of the VR industry in an in-depth interview with Glixel. Show More Summary

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