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Hackers hit Uber in 2016: data on 57 million riders, drivers stolen

(Source: arstechnica.com) Further Reading Here’s a real-life, slimy example of Uber’s regulator-evading softwareIn a public statement, Uber has announced that it sustained a massive data breach in 2016: 57 million customers’ and drivers’ names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers were compromised. According to Bloomberg, no trip location info, […]

HPE adds recommendations to AI tech from Nimble acquisition

(Source: techcrunch.com) When HPE acquired Nimble Storage in March for a cool billion dollars, it knew it was getting some nifty flash storage technology. But it also got Nimble’s InfoSight artificial intelligence capabilities that not only monitored the underlying storage arrays, but all of the adjacent datacenter technology. […]

China’s Tencent becomes more valuable than Facebook

(Source: sg.news.yahoo.com) China’s Tencent, which owns the WeChat brand, has leapfrogged Facebook to become one of the world’s top five most valuable companies Chinese social media and video game giant Tencent became more valuable than Facebook on Tuesday as investors sent the company soaring into the top five […]