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Google leader gives a tough message to employees

Google's search chief, Prabhakar Raghavan, delivered a powerful message to employees at a recent all-hands meeting: the tech...

Pushing back against rising cloud costs: Hashtag Trending for Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Pushing back against rising cloud costs – one CEO make big savings, Microsoft makes it clear that it...

Google fires more workers with clear message “don’t bring politics to the workplace.”

Google has terminated a total of 50 employees following a series of protests over its cloud computing contract with the Israeli government. These actions...

Apple reduces forecasts for Vision Pro as demand cools in key US market

In an unexpected shift, Apple has drastically reduced its shipment forecasts for the upcoming Vision Pro, indicating a lukewarm reception to its latest technology...

Cyber Security Today, April 22, 2024 -Vulnerability in CrushFTP file transfer software, security updates for Cisco’s controller management application, and more

This episode reports on a new campaign to steal credentials from LastPass users, a warning to admits of Ivanti Avalanche mobile device management software

Cyber Security Today, April 22, 2024 -Vulnerability in CrushFTP file transfer software, security updates for Cisco’s controller management application, and more

This episode reports on a new campaign to steal credentials from LastPass users, a warning to admits of Ivanti Avalanche mobile device management software

Google Play introduces new biometric verification with a user warning

Google has recently announced updates to the biometric verification process for Google Play purchases, aiming to bolster security...

AI surpasses human benchmarks in most areas: Stanford report

Stanford University’s Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI) has published the seventh annual issue of its AI Index...

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Howard Solomon
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Cyber Security Today, Week in Review for week ending Friday April 19, 2024

On this episode Jen Ellis, co-chair of the Ransomware Task Force, talks about ways of fighting one of the biggest cyber threats to IT d

Cyber Security Today, April 19, 2024 – Police bust phishing rental platform, a nine-year old virus found on Ukrainian computers, and more

This episode reports on a threat actor targeting governments in the Middle East with a novel way of hiding malware is going international

Cyber Security Today, April 17, 2024 – More suspicious attempts to take over open source projects, a data theft at a Cisco Duo partner,...

This episode reports on security updates from Delinea and PuTTY, and reports on bad bots and threat actors going after Zoo

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Microsoft and OpenAI partner to build a $100 Billion AI supercomputer “Stargate”

In a bold stride towards computational supremacy, Microsoft, in...

US Bill Aims to Unveil AI Training Data Sources Amid Copyright Concerns

In a significant move toward transparency, a bill was...

AI presents an “extinction level threat” – US Gov’t Report: Hashtag Trending for Tuesday, March 12, 2024

A new US government report warns that AI presents an “extinction level threat to the human species. Elon Musk is outsourcing his Grok AI code. Hackers have breached the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency in the US and a researcher shows how to steal a Tesla by leveraging a feature of the Tesla charging stations.

Robot startup uses ChatGPT to enhance its communications and reasoning skills

Humanoid robot startup Figure has secured a significant $675...

Lawsuit requires Pegasus spyware to provide code used to spy on WhatsApp users

NSO Group, the developer behind the sophisticated Pegasus spyware,...

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The race to harness AI in big banks heats up

The journey to harness Artificial Intelligence (AI) within the...

IMF reports that 40 percent of global employment could be disrupted by AI

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has issued a stark...

Reverse ATMs becomes solution for cashless business

To accommodate the expanding number of cashless companies, reverse...

Shopify teams up with Melio to launch bill pay tool

Melio, a B2B payments firm, has teamed with Shopify...

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

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