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New study finds one in nine online accounts are opened fraudulently

In 2017, data theft reached new heights thanks to high-profile attacks such as the breach at Equifax Inc. that compromised over 140 million consumers. A new report from ThreatMetrix Inc. claims that hackers have stepped up their efforts on other fronts, too. Show More Summary

There’s a much bigger issue for tech firms than Trump’s rollback of H-1B visas

The tech executives who have been decrying the Trump administration’s slowing of foreign worker visas are missing the real point: They need to rethink their entire approach to hiring and training before they worry about H-1B visa program. Show More Summary

Report: IBM to combine services units into one business called ‘IBM Services’

IBM Corp. is believed to be planning a rebranding of its Global Technology Services and Global Business Services units, merging them into a single unit to be called “IBM Services,” according to reports. The two businesses are a partShow More Summary

Google Maps returns to China for the first time in eight years

It has been roughly eight years since Google pulled nearly all of its services from China after it refused to go along with government censorship requests, but now Google has tentatively returned to the country with a version of Google Maps made specifically for China. Show More Summary

Veritas-Nutanix partnership addresses data protection, privacy for multicloud users

A research study conducted by Veritas Technologies LLC in 2017 found that an alarming 69 percent of organizations erroneously believed that cloud service providers were responsible for client data protection and compliance with privacy rules. Show More Summary

True Fit raises $55M to personalize clothes shopping with artificial intelligence

Buying clothes online can be tricky since you can’t try them on before you order them, and because actual sizes can vary between brands and styles, it is nearly impossible to predict how something will actually look and feel in person. Boston startup True Fit Corp. Show More Summary

China escalates plans to restrict bitcoin exchanges and trading

China is increasing its regulation of the trade and cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin, with plans to block access to Chinese and offshore platforms that allow centralized trading. According to Bloomberg, sources close to Chinese policymakers...Show More Summary

Riding the economic roller coaster with F5 Networks

Some called it a bubble, others called it a bust. Whatever label was attributed to the collapse of dotcom companies in the period between 2000 and 2002, it was a bad time to be the chief executive officer of a fledgling technology business. Show More Summary

Google’s Arts & Culture app uses AI to find your lookalike in famous art

Google Inc. has come up with a clever way to combine its face recognition technology with its educational museum app, Google Arts & Culture. Using artificial intelligence, the app’s newest update can help museum visitors find their lookalike in nearby paintings, sculptures and other artwork. Show More Summary

Thanks to Alibaba and Microsoft, AI can now beat humans at reading

For the first time, artificial intelligence models have outperformed humans in a respected Stanford University reading test used to gauge neural networks’ cognitive prowess. Chinese web giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. announced on Monday that it was an AI developed by its research arm that reached the milestone by earning a score of 82.44. Show More Summary

No ‘I’ in DevOps: Engineers spill secrets to Yelp’s hyper agility

Development operations, or DevOps, isn’t a job title; it’s not a single software tool, either. It’s a philosophy embodied by agile people using agile technology for agile business. “Pre-DevOps was: The software developers make a thing, and then they throw it over the fence and operations picks it up. Show More Summary

IBM continues push for cognitive computing market with Power9

When Nutanix Inc. added IBM Corp. to its list of hardware partners last May, the move also signaled an offering of the first systems by Nutanix that would not depend on Intel’s x86-based servers. This decision by Nutanix to incorporate...Show More Summary

Preventing zero-day exploits, malware with automated security

Increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks are giving security professionals bigger fish to fry than malware minnows on the network firewall. Early detection and automated blocking can free them up to fight tougher battles if and when they arise, according to Terry Ramos (pictured), vice president of business development at Palo Alto Networks Inc. Show More Summary

Taking on giants, self-driving car technology startup Pony.ai raises $112M

Self-driving car technology startup Pony.ai said today it has raised an unusually large early-stage funding round of $112 million in an effort to pull out in front of many well-funded rivals. The Series A round was jointly led by Morningside Ventures and Legend Capital. Show More Summary

Proposed legislation seeks to ban Huawei from U.S. government contracts

Chinese mobile phone maker Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., along with ZTE Corp., are facing a ban that would prevent their phones and equipment being used by the U.S. government under proposed legislation that is ostensibly seeking to prevent spying by the Chinese government. Show More Summary

Apple to transfer control of iCloud services in China to local firm

iPhone maker Apple Inc. has said it’s planning to hand over control of its iCloud services in China to a local company in order to comply with a new cybersecurity law enacted in the country last year. Chinese media quotes Apple in aShow More Summary

South Korea’s winter of bitcoin discontent as government fights over proposed ban

South Korea’s crackdown on bitcoin and cryptocurrency trading has turned into a comedic farce worthy of a Shakespeare play with varying reports saying that the government itself is racked with serious infighting over where to go forward in the space. Show More Summary

Bitcoin payment demanded in first hospital ransomware attack of 2018

Hospitals are once again the target of ransomware attacks with a regional hospital being held hostage by persons unknown demanding a bitcoin ransom payment. In what is likely the first of its type in 2018, the Hancock Regional Hospital...Show More Summary

SoftBank eyes $18B IPO for its mobile business

Japanese technology giant SoftBank Group Corp. is planning an initial public offering that could net some 2 trillion yen ($18 billion) for its mobile phone business later this year, according to a report in Japan’s Nikkei newspaper. SoftBank is looking to sell off about 30 percent of the SoftBank Corp. Show More Summary

Trump’s new policies could seal US drone industry’s doom – and make us less safe

President Donald Trump’s new drone technology plans and policies won’t be enough to restore U.S. leadership in the sector, according to a former intelligence official who helped Ronald Reagan amp up critical American missile defense technology during the Cold War. Show More Summary

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