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Five other countries formally accuse China of APT10 hacking spree

After the US Department of Justice charged two Chinese nationals for being members of a state-sponsored hacking group and accused the Chinese government of orchestrating a string of hacks around the world, five other governments have stepped in with similar accusations. Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, and the UK have published official statements today formally blaming China of hacking their… Read more →

Corinthians FC kicks off transformation with artificial intelligence

Brazilian soccer team Corinthians has announced a deal with IBM for a technology revamp with artificial intelligence (AI) as a key pillar. During the 10-year contract, the supplier will be responsible for an all-encompassing modernization of the technology underpinning the operations at the São Paulo-based stadium. As well as the integration of technology from third parties and updates to legacy… Read more →

Five top tech books for the holiday period

Technology and business books have had two big themes over the past year: artificial intelligence and privacy (particularly with regard to the General Data Protection Regulation). For this seasonal round-up, we will therefore avoid them. I was 17 when I first saw a computer — an air-conditioned roomful of a machine, operated via punch-cards — and 28 when I first… Read more →

What’s next for 2019? Influencer marketing trends

With the influx of Instagram Stories and IGTV, brands are investing heavily into influencer content and relationships. Instagram’s overall users have grown significantly over the last four years with no plans of stopping. Read this Enterprise social media: New battleground for CIO influence As social media strategy becomes more important, CIOs and IT have a new lever to drive conversation… Read more →

Caribou Coffee chain announces card breach impacting 239 stores

US coffee store chain Caribou Coffee announced a security breach today after it discovered unauthorized access of its point of sale (POS) systems. The company listed 239 stores of its total 603 locations as impacted, which roughly amounts to 40 percent of all its sites. All customers who used a credit or debit card at one of the affected stores… Read more →