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Rackspace Technology announces restructuring and job losses

Rackspace Technology, a cloud reseller and integrator, has announced a restructuring plan that will result in the layoff...

Agility Robotics unveils human-shaped robots designed for warehouse work

Agility Robotics has announced the release of Digit, a humanoid warehouse robot that is now available for purchase....

Crackdown on ransomware gangs yet to show an impact: OpenText

In its annual cybersecurity report OpenText also looked at malware, phishing and infec

Microsoft Security Copilot leverages ChatGPT to help defenders understand attacks

Microsoft has answered the question of what solution providers can do with ChatGPT: Incorporate it into a tool for security analysts. The tool is an AI assistant called Microsoft Security Copilot, a service to quickly detect and respond to threats and help analysts better understand the threat landscape overall. Now in private preview, Security Copilot

Microsoft increases Bing Chat’s session limit

Since early user feedback revealed flaws in Bing's AI chatbot, Microsoft has progressively increased the communication limit. When the...

Ford withdraws petition to deploy self-driving vehicles

Ford has announced that it is withdrawing its request for administrative approval from the National Highway Traffic Safety...

Broadcom-VMware merger may be derailed by British antitrust investigation 

Timothy LaComb, a San Diego-based attorney who specializes in antitrust, unfair competition, and complex business cases, believes that...

How AI is revolutionizing the data center industry

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been a trendy issue in recent years, due to its capacity to produce code...

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Canadian cybersecurity accelerator counts its accomplishments

A Canadian university-associated business accelerator for helping early-stage cybersecurity companies says its first two years of operation have been more than satisfactory. The Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst Accelerator has had “an incredible impact” on Canadian cybersecurity entrepreneurs and founders, executive director Charles Finlay said this week in the first report on the program’s progress. Despite having

Bell adds two cloud protection security services

Posture Assessment service looks for security gaps, while Posture Protection ensures configurations do

Cyber Security Today, March 29, 2023 – European site for educators compromised, Lumen hit by ransomware, and more

This episode reports on a warning to Okta administrators, a data breach at an Australian financial corporation grow

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Musk announces policy to combat AI bot swarms

According to CEO Elon Musk, Twitter will implement a...

Google partners Replit to incorporate its AI language models 

Google and Replit are working together to incorporate Google's...

Goldman Sachs economists predict up to 300 million jobs may be automated by AI

According to Goldman Sachs economists, nearly 300 million full-time...

Clearview’s facial recognition technology used by U.S. police force

According to Clearview AI CEO Hoan Ton-That in an...

Cerebras releases Open-source ChatGPT-like models

Cerebras Systems, an artificial intelligence chip startup, has released...


Investors believes TikTok ban could benefit Meta, Google, and Snapchat

According to CFRA, investors believe that the proposal to...

White House unveils new National Cybersecurity Strategy for the U.S.

To address the growing threat of cyberattacks, the White...

Google monopolizes online advertising, U.S. alleges in antitrust lawsuit

The U.S. Justice Department and eight U.S. states are suing Google for allegedly monopolizing online advertising. The complaint, filed Tuesday in Virginia, alleges that Google monopolizes key digital advertising technologies, collectively referred to as the “ad tech stack,” that website publishers depend on to sell ads and that advertisers rely on to buy ads and

Russian Twitter trolls had little influence on 2016 election, New York University study reveals

According to a new study published by New York...

Ontario appeal court limits privacy claim in data breach lawsuits

In Ontario data breach victims can't sue organizations for intrusion upon seclusion, says appeal court. But, warns a lawyer, a new right to sue is coming in proposed f


Federal Budget 2023: Millions to fight foreign interference, threats and covert activities

A new National Counter-Foreign Interference Office will be created if the bud

Fintech Plaid adds identity verification to Canadian service

A U.S.-based data aggregator that allows consumers to connect their accounts with a variety of financial institutions through one app has now added its identity verification service for Canadian organizations. Last week, Plaid Financial began offering its Identity Verification and Monitor, a global verification and know-your-customer (KYC) solution, to help digital finance apps and services

Companies Opt For Lower Valuation To Attract Funding

Companies are opting for a lower valuation to attract...

86% Of Buyers Prefer Virtual, Metaverse, And Social Media Transactions

According to Showpad's State of Selling Survey, 86% of...

Newly Discovered Office 365 Flaw Potentially Dangerous

Security firm Proofpoint has detected a “potentially dangerous piece...


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