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Multiple Incidents of Medical Healthcare Breaches Over the Last Week

While medical data breaches are climbing in general, last week, we witnessed a huge jump between July 11, 2018 and July 16, 2018, different medical facilities reported PHI data breach. All...

WhatsApp to design course to train Indian users on fake news

Facebook-owned WhatsApp is working with over half a dozen partners in India to design a digital literacy program for educating users on spotting fake news. Earlier, WhatsApp...

Government sends second notice to WhatsApp over fake news

The government has issued a second notice to WhatsApp, seeking more effective solutions to curb fake news. In its notice, the government warned WhatsApp that the mediums...

Microsoft will infuse everything with AI: CEO Satya Nadella

Talking about the advances in artificial intelligence (AI), Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has said that the company is going to infuse everything with AI. He also said,...

How does Facebook store data of its over 2 billion users?

Facebook has over 2.3 billion monthly active users, whose data is stored on millions of servers scattered globally. To handle such volumes of data, Facebook runs trillions...

Microsoft crosses $100 billion in annual sales for 1st time

With $110 billion in sales in its 2018 fiscal, Microsoft crossed the $100-billion milestone for the first time in the company's 43-year history. This comes after Microsoft's...

WhatsApp to limit message forwarding to 5 chats at once in India

Messaging app WhatsApp has said that it is testing a limit on forwarding messages to five chats at one time in India. It also said that it...

The Two Biggest Disruptions To Cybersecurity Since The Invention Of The Firewall

Many feel that the firewall is the most major development in the past thirty years or so of cybersecurity history. Since its implementation back in 1988, it has definitely evolved from...

Patients Data Exposed Due To Leaky Server And Laptop Theft

Among the trail of PHI data breach incidents through hacked email accounts, two more incidents also occured in the previous week. However, in both cases, the sources were not related to...

WhatsApp limits message forwarding in bid to reduce spam and misinformation

In a bid to cut down on the spread of false information and spam, WhatsApp recently added labels that indicate when a message has been forwarded. Now the company is...

Latest Hacking News Podcast #81

Here we have episode 81 of our daily podcast. For daily updates you can subscribe: via iTunes here  Alternatively, if you would like to add the podcast to your Alexa flash briefings you can...

Ofo shuts down many international markets to focus on profitability

Chinese bike-sharing company Ofo is entering a new phase. After a period of aggressive growth, the company is looking back at its international markets and focusing on the most promising ones. A...

Facebook and Instagram change to crack down on underage children

Facebook and Instagram will more proactively lock the accounts of users its moderators encounter and suspect are below the age of 13. Its former policy was to only investigate accounts...

Insight Venture Partners closes on its largest fund with $6.3 billion

Insight Venture Partners has raised $6.3 billion for its latest (and largest ever) fund as technology investors continue to amass increasingly large war chests. In the wake of SoftBank’s massive $100 billion Vision...

Some MacBook Pro users complain about throttling issues

The new MacBook Pro has a thermal issue. YouTuber Dave Lee found out that the top-performing MacBook Pro can’t operate at full speed for a long time because it gets too...

Malta paves the way for a decentralized stock exchange

Malta AKA “Blockchain Island” has been making waves lately in the world of cryptocurrency and governance. Their latest move involves the crypto exchange Binance and the ICO builders at Neufund. The plan...

Carbyne wants to replace outdated 911 systems

Israel-based Carbyne has developed an emergency call-handling platform, supported by an ecosystem that integrates live video streaming, location services and texting capabilities. After Amir Elichai, founder and CEO, was robbed on Tel...

Amazon’s new Part Finder helps you shop for those odd nuts and bolts

Got an odd screw, nut, bolt, washer or fastener you need to buy more of, but have no idea to how to find the right one? Amazon’s “Part Finder” can...

One day, Google’s Fuchsia OS may become a real thing

Every few months, Google’s Project Fuchsia makes the rounds in the tech press. And for good reason, given that this is Google’s first attempt at developing a new open-source kernel and operating...

CloudHealth adds support for Google Cloud amid growing demand

CloudHealth, a startup that enables customers to manage a multi-cloud environment, announced today it was adding support for Google Cloud Platform. With today’s addition, CloudHealth now supports AWS, Azure, VMware and Google,...

Last call for tickets to the TechCrunch Summer Party at August Capital

The TechCrunch Summer Party at August Capital is the stuff of Silicon Valley legend. We’re celebrating 13 years of libations and convivial conversation while toasting the entrepreneurial spirit on the deck at August...