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Equifax, Yahoo fail to answer the most basic questions during Senate hearing

Former Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer. (Image: pool photo) Former Yahoo and Equifax bosses stumbled through a Wednesday hearing before the Senate Commerce Committee without answering basic questions about their respective massive data breaches, much to the chagrin of questioning lawmakers. Marissa Mayer, who led Yahoo until she left earlier this year with a $260 million payout after the web… Read more →

Equifax, Yahoo fail to answer the most basic questions during Senate hearing

Former Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer. (Image: pool photo) Former Yahoo and Equifax bosses stumbled through a Wednesday hearing before the Senate Commerce Committee without answering basic questions about their respective massive data breaches, much to the chagrin of questioning lawmakers. Marissa Mayer, who led Yahoo until she left earlier this year with a $260 million payout after the web… Read more →

Get an eMeet M1 Bluetooth conference speaker for $125.99

ZDNet’s Business Bargain Hunter scours the web for great deals on computers, phones, services and much more. Prices and availability are accurate at the time deals are shared. Some products and services may not be available outside the U.S. Subscribe to the BBH newsletter and follow on Facebook and Twitter for extra deals! eMeet Good news, everyone! You can now… Read more →

Get an eMeet M1 Bluetooth conference speaker for $125.99

ZDNet’s Business Bargain Hunter scours the web for great deals on computers, phones, services and much more. Prices and availability are accurate at the time deals are shared. Some products and services may not be available outside the U.S. Subscribe to the BBH newsletter and follow on Facebook and Twitter for extra deals! eMeet Good news, everyone! You can now… Read more →

Microsoft adds ‘Near Share’ feature to new Windows 10 ‘Redstone 4′ test build

Microsoft is adding some minor new features, including a new sharing option, to its latest Windows 10 test build. On November 8, Microsoft fielded Windows 10 “Redstone 4″ test build No. 17035 for PCs. This build is for Fast Ring and Skip Ahead testers. (Because of a bugcheck bug, this build won’t work on PCs with AMD processors at this… Read more →

Microsoft adds ‘Near Share’ feature to new Windows 10 ‘Redstone 4′ test build

Microsoft is adding some minor new features, including a new sharing option, to its latest Windows 10 test build. On November 8, Microsoft fielded Windows 10 “Redstone 4″ test build No. 17035 for PCs. This build is for Fast Ring and Skip Ahead testers. (Because of a bugcheck bug, this build won’t work on PCs with AMD processors at this… Read more →

Microsoft to integrate third-party security information into its Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection service

Microsoft is partnering with other security vendors to integrate their macOS, Linux, iOS and Android security wares with its Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) service. Credit: Microsoft On November 8, Microsoft announced the first three such partners — Bitdefender, Lookout and Ziften. These companies will feed any threats detected into the single Windows Defender ATP console. With Defender ATP,… Read more →

Microsoft to integrate third-party security information into its Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection service

Microsoft is partnering with other security vendors to integrate their macOS, Linux, iOS and Android security wares with its Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) service. Credit: Microsoft On November 8, Microsoft announced the first three such partners — Bitdefender, Lookout and Ziften. These companies will feed any threats detected into the single Windows Defender ATP console. With Defender ATP,… Read more →

São Paulo allows smartphone use in classrooms

Students from schools across the Brazilian state of São Paulo are now able to use their smartphones during class. New state regulation passed on Monday (6) states that using mobiles for web browsing is allowed in classrooms as long as it is for educational purposes. Read this 20 essential Android apps for college students Out of the thousands on offer… Read more →

São Paulo allows smartphone use in classrooms

Students from schools across the Brazilian state of São Paulo are now able to use their smartphones during class. New state regulation passed on Monday (6) states that using mobiles for web browsing is allowed in classrooms as long as it is for educational purposes. Read this 20 essential Android apps for college students Out of the thousands on offer… Read more →

FBI vs. Apple, round two? Agency admits it can’t access Texas gunman’s iPhone

(Image: file photo) Apple and the FBI could be gearing up for another legal battle after authorities admitted they cannot get access to the phone that belonged to the Texas church gunman. US attorney general just called for responsible encryption. Don’t fall for it. You only need to look at the past year of data breaches, leaks, and exposures to… Read more →

Singapore moots stricter use of national ID, bill to ease data-sharing within government

The Singapore government is reviewing guidelines to limit the use of national identification numbers and has introduced a new bill to ease data-sharing within the public sector. The Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) said it was looking to revise advisory guidelines in the country’s Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) that pertained specifically to the collection, use, and disclosure of NRIC… Read more →