Vendor Exposes Millions of Verizon Customers on Amazon Cloud


Verizon, the largest wireless phone company in the U.S., last week confirmed that data belonging to about six million of its wireless customers was exposed after the information mistakenly was allowed to remain unprotected on an Amazon cloud server. The disclosure follows reports that an engineer at Nice Systems, which provides workforce management technology to track call center performance, allowed the data of 14 million Verizon customers to reside on an Amazon Web Services S3 bucket.

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Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Microsoft join up to battle terrorist content

Amid concern about the recent spate of terror attacks, some of the world’s largest technology companies are teaming up in an effort to put a stop to terrorist content on their platforms.

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WannaCry ransomware attack: A look at other major cyber breaches, hackings

While this weekend’s attack could be the largest to date, cyber crime has been on the rise in recent years, according to a 2016 report.

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With Twitter streaming deal, professional video gaming gets more social

Twitter and two of the world’s largest eSports companies, ESL and DreamHack, announced Thursday they are teaming up for live streams of more than 15 global video game events this year as well as exclusive, original content created for the social media platform. It’s Twitter’s first long-term eSports streaming deal; terms of the agreement were not released.

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Airbus intends to test flying car before the end of the year, CEO says

Airbus Group, the world’s second largest aircraft manufacturer is serious about flying cars and will test a prototype in 2017, says its CEO. The urban air mobility division is studying concepts for flying carshare services.

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Amazon just announced Amazon Go, a grocery store with no checkout

Amazon is the web’s largest retailer, but the company has long been planning a move into the brick-and-mortar retail scene as well.

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Dresses made from brain scans

To showcase the focus on fashion of Europe’s largest festival of technology this year, designer Brooke Roberts curated a selection of designs and prototypes from the forefront of London’s fashion tech community.

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Microsoft and LinkedIn Go All In


Microsoft on Monday announced an agreement to buy LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional social media network, for $26.2 billion in cash. The acquisition furthers Microsoft’s effort to extend the breadth of its content portfolio and to integrate its offerings into its platform of cloud services. The companies jointly announced the deal: Microsoft will pay $196 a share in cash for LinkedIn, which will retain its brand, culture and independence under the new structure. CEO Jeff Weiner will remain at the helm, reporting to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

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World's largest solar-powered computer

Touted by its creators as the “world’s largest solar-powered computer,” it could offer a quantum leap for development across rural Africa.

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