Duo’s Wendy Nather to talk security at TC Sessions: Enterprise

July 24, 2019 at 05:00PM When it comes to enterprise security, how do you move fast without breaking things? Enter Duo’s Wendy Nather, who will join us at TC Sessions: Enterprise in San Francisco on September 5, where we will get the inside track on how to keep enterprise networks secure without slowing growth. NatherContinue reading “Duo’s Wendy Nather to talk security at TC Sessions: Enterprise”

Facebook to pay $5bn fine as regulator files Cambridge Analytica complaint

July 24, 2019 at 02:44PM Penalty by US government reflects scale of breach, first reported by the Observer Facebook will pay a record-breaking $5bn penalty in the US for “deceiving” users about their ability to keep personal information private, after a year-long investigation into the Cambridge Analytica data breach. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), theContinue reading “Facebook to pay $5bn fine as regulator files Cambridge Analytica complaint”

TrustRadius, a customer-generated B2B software review platform, raises $12.5M

July 23, 2019 at 10:49AM Customer reviews play a key role in helping people decide what to buy on consumer-focused marketplaces like Amazon or app stores, and the same tendency exists in the B2B world, where nearly half a trillion dollars is spent annually on software and IT purchases. TrustRadius, one of the startups capitalisingContinue reading “TrustRadius, a customer-generated B2B software review platform, raises $12.5M”

Time: How Much Your Data Is Worth to Tech Companies? Lawmakers Want Answers

July 19, 2019 at 08:07PM New proposed legislation by U.S. senators Mark R. Warner and Josh Hawley seeks to protect privacy by forcing tech companies to disclose the “true value” of their data to users. Specifically, companies with more than 100 million users would have to provide each user with an assessment of the financialContinue reading “Time: How Much Your Data Is Worth to Tech Companies? Lawmakers Want Answers”

Viral Russian-Created FaceApp Sparks Worry Over Privacy

July 18, 2019 at 10:01AM NPR’s Noel King talks to Geoffrey Fowler of “The Washington Post” who has done analysis on the Russian-created FaceApp that’s gone viral for its ability to use photos to transform people’s faces. Viral Russian-Created FaceApp Sparks Worry Over Privacy…

The ‘tumour-inducing’ 5G health hazard that doesn’t exist

July 17, 2019 at 12:04PM Analysis: Concerns around Wi-Fi stem largely from one ‘scientifically discredited’ study The 'tumour-inducing' 5G health hazard that doesn't exist … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: The 'tumour-inducing' 5G health hazard that doesn't exist

AlphaSense, a search engine for analysis and business intel, raises $50M led by Innovation Endeavors

July 17, 2019 at 11:10AM Google and its flagship search portal opened the door to the possibilities of how to build a business empire on the back of organising and navigating the world’s information, as found on the internet. Now, a startup that’s built a search engine tailored to the needs of enterprises and theirContinue reading “AlphaSense, a search engine for analysis and business intel, raises $50M led by Innovation Endeavors”

Google defends listening to private conversations on Google Home – but what intimate moments are recorded?

July 12, 2019 at 02:49PM Company admitted voice assistant is sometimes triggered by accident and recordings could be sent to workers for analysis Google defends listening to private conversations on Google Home – but what intimate moments are recorded? … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Google defends listening to private conversations on Google Home –Continue reading “Google defends listening to private conversations on Google Home – but what intimate moments are recorded?”

Signavio raises $177M at a $400M valuation for its business process automation solutions

July 11, 2019 at 12:11PM Robotic Process Automation has been the name of the game in enterprise software lately — with organizations using advances in machine learning algorithms and other kinds of AI, alongside big-data analytics to speed up everything from performing mundane tasks to more complex business decisions. To underscore the opportunity and growthContinue reading “Signavio raises $177M at a $400M valuation for its business process automation solutions”

Visa funds $40M for no-password crypto vault Anchorage

July 10, 2019 at 01:00PM Visa and Andreessen Horowitz are betting even bigger on cryptocurrency, funding a big round for fellow Facebook Libra Association member Anchorage’s omnimetric blockchain security system. Instead of using passwords that can be stolen, Anchorage requires cryptocurrency withdrawals to be approved by a client’s other employees. Then the company uses bothContinue reading “Visa funds $40M for no-password crypto vault Anchorage”

Bitcoin price continues to climb towards 2019 high as cryptocurrency analysts predict ‘further steep rises’

July 09, 2019 at 12:23PM Ethereum, litecoin and other cryptocurrencies also surge in value as experts speculate what comes next Bitcoin price continues to climb towards 2019 high as cryptocurrency analysts predict 'further steep rises' … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Bitcoin price continues to climb towards 2019 high as cryptocurrency analysts predict 'further steepContinue reading “Bitcoin price continues to climb towards 2019 high as cryptocurrency analysts predict ‘further steep rises’”

Bitcoin price shoots up $500 in 10 minutes as cryptocurrency pushes towards record high

July 08, 2019 at 05:46PM Latest gains mean bitcoin has more than trebled in value since the start of 2019 Bitcoin price shoots up $500 in 10 minutes as cryptocurrency pushes towards record high … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Bitcoin price shoots up $500 in 10 minutes as cryptocurrency pushes towards record high

Time: This AI Software Is ‘Coaching’ Customer Service Workers. Soon It Could Be Bossing You Around, Too

July 08, 2019 at 02:49PM I’m on the phone with a startup executive roleplaying as a frustrated customer, and a note along with a speedometer icon appears on my computer screen: Speaking slowly — You are speaking slower than usual. Try increasing your speaking pace. I speed up, and the message disappears, only to beContinue reading “Time: This AI Software Is ‘Coaching’ Customer Service Workers. Soon It Could Be Bossing You Around, Too”

Software development analytics platform Sourced launches an enterprise edition

July 02, 2019 at 04:00PM Sourced, or source{d}, as the company styles its name, provides developers and IT departments with deeper analytics into their software development lifecycle. It analyzes codebases, offers data about which APIs are being used and provides general information about developer productivity and other metrics. Today, Sourced is officially launching its EnterpriseContinue reading “Software development analytics platform Sourced launches an enterprise edition”

Time: U.S. Companies Are Finding Ways to Work Around Trump’s Huawei Blacklist

June 26, 2019 at 01:18PM (Bloomberg) — American technology companies have resumed selling certain products to Huawei Technologies Co. after concluding there are legal ways to work with the Chinese telecom giant in spite of its inclusion on a Trump Administration blacklist. Micron Technology Inc., the largest U.S. maker of computer memory chips, said onContinue reading “Time: U.S. Companies Are Finding Ways to Work Around Trump’s Huawei Blacklist”

Bitcoin price trebles as mysterious surge continues into fourth month

June 26, 2019 at 10:11AM Market analysts are struggling to explain the cryptocurrency’s huge gains Bitcoin price trebles as mysterious surge continues into fourth month … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Bitcoin price trebles as mysterious surge continues into fourth month

Comscore raises $20M with an option to bump it to $50M, in a bid to rebuild its digital measurement business

June 24, 2019 at 04:16PM Comscore’s name is usually in the news because of its widely-cited research and stats around media traffic and other analysis charting digital consumer behavior. More recently, it’s been coming up for another reason: ongoing corporate upheaval and its tumbling stock price. Today comes the latest development in that story: theContinue reading “Comscore raises $20M with an option to bump it to $50M, in a bid to rebuild its digital measurement business”

Bitcoin: What next for the cryptocurrency as price passes $10,000?

June 24, 2019 at 11:06AM One prediction for the cryptocurrency is it could mirror the same pattern as 2017, when its value hit $20,000 Bitcoin: What next for the cryptocurrency as price passes $10,000? … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Bitcoin: What next for the cryptocurrency as price passes $10,000?

Machine learning for everyone startup Intersect Labs launches platform for data analysis

June 20, 2019 at 05:30PM Machine learning is the holy grail of data analysis, but unfortunately, that holy grail oftentimes requires a PhD in Computer Science just to get started. Despite the incredible attention that machine learning and artificial intelligence get from the press, the reality is that there is a massive gap between theContinue reading “Machine learning for everyone startup Intersect Labs launches platform for data analysis”

Here’s Mary Meeker’s 2019 internet trends report

June 11, 2019 at 05:11PM The Internet Trends Report — everyone’s favorite slide deck — is back. Bond Capital founder and former Kleiner Perkins general partner Mary Meeker made her presentation on stage at Vox/Recode’s Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona on Tuesday. Meeker first crafted a report of this kind, which highlights the most importantContinue reading “Here’s Mary Meeker’s 2019 internet trends report”

Facebook’s new Study app pays adults for data after teen scandal

June 11, 2019 at 04:59PM Facebook shut down its Research and Onavo programs after TechCrunch exposed how the company paid teenagers for root access to their phones to gain market data on competitors. Now Facebook is relaunching its paid market research program, but this time with principles — namely transparency, fair compensation and safety. The goal?Continue reading “Facebook’s new Study app pays adults for data after teen scandal”

Huawei security threat derives from its sheer scale, says analysis

June 10, 2019 at 03:00PM Cybersecurity report warns Chinese tech firm’s breadth exposes customers to risk Huawei’s threat to national security is inextricably linked to the company’s sheer scale, according to an analysis of the Chinese tech company from threat intelligence firm Recorded Future. Rather than focusing attention on any one area of the company’sContinue reading “Huawei security threat derives from its sheer scale, says analysis”

Microsoft Power BI platform update aims to put AI in reach of business users

June 10, 2019 at 02:53PM Low code and no code are the latest industry buzzwords, but if vendors can truly abstract away the complexity of difficult tasks like building machine learning models, it could help mainstream technologies that are currently out of reach of most business users. That’s precisely what Microsoft is aiming to doContinue reading “Microsoft Power BI platform update aims to put AI in reach of business users”