December, 2018

Facebook discovers bug that may have affected up to 6.8 mln users

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Friday it has discovered a bug that may have affected up to 6.8 million people who used Facebook login to grant permission to third-party apps to access photos. The [...]

5 Actionable Insights from AWS Well-Architected Reviews

AWS developed its Well-Architected Framework to help cloud architects build secure, high-performing, resilient and efficient infrastructure for applications. The framework also offers customers a consistent way to evaluate those architectures. Rackspace was recently selected as one [...]

DigitalOcean Adds Chief Customer Officer and Chief Marketing Officer

Former IBM and Citrix Executives Bring Extensive Experience Scaling Customer and Go-To-Market Operations NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DigitalOcean, the cloud for developing modern apps, today announced two additions to its executive team: [...]

SOC Reporting Requirements You Need to Know in a Cloud Environment

SOC Reporting Requirements  Security lapses in some of the world’s biggest companies continue to appear in news headlines, and information security is top of mind for businesses. Perhaps as a result, SOC reports are becoming a [...]

Apple to build new $1 billion campus in Austin

(Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) said on Thursday it would spend $1 billion to build a second campus in Austin, Texas that will house as many as 15,000 workers, amid a broader push by many U.S. [...]

2019 Big Data and Data Science Predictions Through the Lens of Comedy Movies

2019 Big Data and Data Science Predictions It’s that time of year again when I look into the Crystal Skull…er, ball, and make some predictions of the continuing challenges and new trends I foresee in Big [...]

4 Things Manufacturers Should Know About Their Collaboration Investment

As Industry 4.0 ramps up, things like cloud computing, cognitive computing, and IoT are beginning to take center stage in the manufacturing landscape. Yet while many are looking to the future for their answers, manufacturers are [...]

Fintech startup Plaid valued at $2.65 billion in latest funding round: source

(Reuters) – Fintech startup Plaid has raised $250 million in its latest funding round led by one of Silicon Valley’s top investors, Mary Meeker, which according to a source familiar with the matter values the company [...]