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DocuSign shares plunge despite Q1 earnings beat

DocuSign delivered better-than-expected first quarter financial results after the bell on Thursday. The e-signature and digital transaction management firm reported a first quarter net loss of $45.7 million, or 27 cents per share. On a non-GAAP basis, earnings came to 7 cents per share on revenue of $214.0 million, an increase of 37% year-over-year.  Wall Street was expecting earnings of… Read more →

Jeff Bezos’ business advice: Think about what’s not going to change

Amazon’s inaugural re:MARS conference is all about delivering a dose of inspiration to business leaders thinking about AI. On Thursday, Jeff Bezos added some practicality to the Las Vegas event with advice for executives and for entrepreneurs. For business leaders trying to build lasting success, the Amazon CEO said to think about “what’s not going to change.” Bezos said people… Read more →

Brazilian airline Gol trials facial biometrics for boarding

Brazilian airline Gol has implemented facial biometrics to speed up passenger boarding processes at the international airport in Rio de Janeiro. Under the trial at one of the gates at Galeão airport, the system on a facial recognition totem compares the captured image with the photo on the passenger’s records. Some 1024 facial points are analyzed in less than a… Read more →

NordVPN review: Sincere about security and privacy

VPN services: The basics Whether you’re in the office or on the road, a VPN is still one of the best ways to protect yourself on the big, bad internet. Read more: directory The Best VPN services for 2019 A virtual private network enables users to send and receive data while remaining anonymous and secure online. In this directory,… Read more →

Germany: Backdoor found in four smartphone models; 20,000 users infected

The German Federal Office for Information Security (or the Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik — BSI) has issued security alerts today warning about dangerous backdoor malware found embedded in the firmware of at least four smartphone models sold in the country. Impacted models include the Doogee BL7000, the M-Horse Pure 1, the Keecoo P11, and the VKworld Mix Plus… Read more →

Square brings Postmates, DoorDash integrations to Square for Restaurants

Square is rolling out a new set of order management integrations for Square for Restaurants, the company’s specialized point-of-sale (POS) system with on-demand delivery integration. Now, restaurants can access direct integrations with Postmates, DoorDash, and POS integration solution Chowly, enabling orders from these platforms to appear directly in their Square POS. Square is touting the integrations as a way for… Read more →

Elastic buys endpoint security firm Endgame for $234 million

Elastic NV, the company behind the Elasticsearch document-oriented database and search engine technology, announced plans to acquire endpoint security company Endgame for $234 million. Endgame is used by enterprises and government agencies for endpoint prevention, detection, and response. Meanwhile, Elastic’s Elasticsearch is a search engine for structured and unstructured data. It’s largely used for log analytics, full-text search, and business… Read more →

Google buys Looker for $2.6 billion, aims to extend its analytics reach, support multiple clouds

Google announced this morning its intent to acquire business intelligence platform Looker for $2.6 billion in an all-cash deal. Google plans to add this to the services portfolio of the Google Cloud platform, providing the last mile link into BigQuery. must read Top cloud providers 2019: AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud The cloud computing race in 2019 will have a… Read more →

Cryptocurrency startup hacks itself before hacker gets a chance to steal users funds

If you’re a cryptocurrency startup, would you face a huge backlash by hacking your own customers to keep their funds safe if you know that a hacker is about to launch an attack and steal their funds? This is exactly what happened yesterday when the Komodo Platform learned about a backdoor in one of its older wallet apps named Agama…. Read more →

Platinum APT hides backdoor communication in text

Emotet is this year’s big malicious threat to your users The banking trojan turned botnet accounts for almost two-thirds of all malware payloads delivered by email – with malicious URLs favoured far more than weaponised attachments. The Platinum advanced persistent threat (APT) group is back with new techniques that employ steganography to hide their actions in text. On Wednesday, Kaspersky… Read more →