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Hackers stole more Equifax private data than first revealed

(Image: file photo) Hackers likely stole more data from Equifax in a breach last year than initially thought, according to the results of an investigation by a senior lawmaker. In September, the Atlanta, GA-based credit giant revealed a huge data breach, including names, social security numbers, birth dates, home addresses, and in some cases driver’s license numbers. It was later… Read more →

AI applied: How SAP and MapR are adding AI to their platforms

Sometimes when we write about analytics, machine learning and AI, it’s challenging to come up with concrete use cases. That makes it harder than it should be for readers to grasp the power of these technologies. And that’s a shame, because it makes AI seem ethereal rather than useful or easily understood. But every so often I am reminded that… Read more →

Google, Getty Images strike multi-year licensing partnership

Getty Images on Friday said Google will begin licensing its content for various products and services. Getty didn’t provide specific details on the “multi-year global licensing partnership.” “This agreement between Getty Images and Google sets the stage for a very productive, collaborative relationship between our companies,” Dawn Airey, CEO at Getty Images, said in a statement. “We will licence our… Read more →

Google, Getty Images strike multi-year licensing partnership

Getty Images on Friday said Google will begin licensing its content for various products and services. Getty didn’t provide specific details on the “multi-year global licensing partnership.” “This agreement between Getty Images and Google sets the stage for a very productive, collaborative relationship between our companies,” Dawn Airey, CEO at Getty Images, said in a statement. “We will licence our… Read more →

Silicon Valley merchants struggle in shadow of dramatically expanding Googleplex

Video: Five top improvements in Google Android 8.1 Read this Behind the scenes of how Google brought Street View to the Pyramids Google is turning to locals to help build out Street View imagery as it takes its mapping services to pastures new. Read More Google has big plans for Silicon Valley communities close to its headquarters in Mountain View,… Read more →

Silicon Valley merchants struggle in shadow of dramatically expanding Googleplex

Video: Five top improvements in Google Android 8.1 Read this Behind the scenes of how Google brought Street View to the Pyramids Google is turning to locals to help build out Street View imagery as it takes its mapping services to pastures new. Read More Google has big plans for Silicon Valley communities close to its headquarters in Mountain View,… Read more →

Security firm Cygilant apologizes after social media meltdown

(Image: File photo) There’s an old adage that seemed appropriate this morning: “Talk s**t, get bit.” That’s exactly what happened to Boston-based cybersecurity firm Cygilant, which went off the deep end last night on Twitter by mocking several security researchers, calling one of them a “wannabe” professional, among other things. It was a painful lesson in how not to do… Read more →

Security firm Cygilant apologizes after social media meltdown

(Image: File photo) There’s an old adage that seemed appropriate this morning: “Talk s**t, get bit.” That’s exactly what happened to Boston-based cybersecurity firm Cygilant, which went off the deep end last night on Twitter by mocking several security researchers, calling one of them a “wannabe” professional, among other things. It was a painful lesson in how not to do… Read more →