Microsoft Acquires Security Startup CloudKnox

Microsoft said Wednesday it's acquiring CloudKnox, a start-up whose software helps companies reduce the amount of access they provide to their cloud resources. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed. From a report: The move represents another step Micro.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJul 21st, 2021

Industrial cybersecurity startup Nozomi Networks secures $100M in pre-IPO funding

Nozomi Networks, an industry cybersecurity startup that aims to shield critical infrastructure from cyberattacks, has raised $100 million in pre-IPO funding.  The Series D funding round was led by Triangle Peak Partners, and also includes investment.....»»

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E-scooter company Fenix acquires Palm for $5M, gains entry to Turkish market

Abu Dhabi-based micromobility company Fenix has acquired Palm, a shared e-scooter company in Turkey, for $5 million – the exact amount the company raised last November and this past February during its seed round. Despite having not even raised a S.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

Finite State lands $30M Series B to help uncover security flaws in device firmware

Columbus, Ohio-based Finite State, a startup that provides supply chain security for connected devices and critical infrastructure, has raised $30M in Series B funding.  The funding lands amid increased focus on the less-secure elements in an organi.....»»

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Kuda, the African challenger bank, raises $55M at a $500M valuation

Kuda Bank, the London-based, Nigerian-operating startup that is taking on incumbents in the country with a mobile-first, personalised and often cheaper set of banking services built on newer, API-based infrastructure, has been on a growth tear in the.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 17 min. ago

New Startup "Sentral" Pushes High-End Rental/Homesharing Apartments

A new $500 million startup is now offering high-end apartments for short- and long-term rentals in America's "most vibrant, walkable neighborhoods". (And long-term renters can also avail themselves of its "turn-key homesharing program" to offset some.....»»

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Zoom agrees to pay whopping settlement fee over ‘zoombombing’ and privacy

Videoconferencing company Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million to settle a lawsuit regarding its privacy and security practices......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 18 min. ago

Indian online insurer PolicyBazaar files for IPO, seeks to raise over $800 million

Indian online insurance aggregator PolicyBazaar has filed for an initial public offering in which it is seeking to raise $809 million, becoming the fourth startup in the past two months from the South Asian market to explore public markets. In papers.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 45 min. ago

Medical AI startup Neurobit hits US$3.6 million valuation

Medical artificial intelligence (AI) company Neurobit has announced its completion of angel round today, saying that since the seed round, the Taiwan-based startup has secured over US$1.1 million investment......»»

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Zoom Agrees to $85M Settlement in Possible Class Action Over Data-Sharing, Zoombombing

Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million — and to bolster its security practices — to settle a lawsuit that had claimed Zoom violated users' privacy rights by sharing their personal data with Facebook, Google and LinkedIn, and by failing to sto.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 45 min. ago

The Case for Another Antitrust Action Against Microsoft

"Since its own brush with antitrust regulation decades ago, Microsoft has slipped past significant scrutiny," argues a new article from The Atlantic. But it also asks if there's now a case for another antitrust action — or if we're convinced.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 45 min. ago

Indian edtech Unacademy valued at $3.44 billion in $440 million fundraise

Unacademy has raised $440 million in a new financing round as the Indian online learning startup looks to expand into multiple additional categories. Temasek led the Bangalore-based startup’s new financing round while Mirae Asset and existing inves.....»»

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Are Python Libraries Riddled With Security Holes?

"Almost half of the packages in the official Python Package Index (PyPI) repository have at least one security issue," reports TechRadar, citing a new analysis by Finnish researchers, which even found five packages with more than a thousand issues ea.....»»

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Remote Work Without VPN Patches? Govt Security Agencies Reveal Most Exploited Vulnerabilities

Slashdot reader storagedude quotes eSecurityPlanet : The FBI and the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) joined counterparts in the UK and Australia Wednesday to announce the top 30 vulnerabilities exploited since the start o.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 45 min. ago

Best cheap home security camera deals for August 2021: Arlo, Nest, Ring, EZVIZ

If you're looking for cheap home security cameras, here are many choices with crucial features and low prices......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

US Justice Department Says Russians Hacked Its Federal Prosecutors

In January America's federal Justice Department said there was no evidence that Russian hackers behind the massive SolarWinds breach had accessed classified systems, remembers the Associated Press. But today? The department said 80% of Microsoft emai.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Free Software Foundation Will Fund Papers on Issues Around Microsoft"s "GitHub Copilot"

GitHub's new "Copilot" tool (created by Microsoft and OpenAI) shares the autocompletion suggestions of an AI trained on code repositories. But can that violate the original coder's license? Now the Free Software Foundation (FSF) is calling for a clos.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

5 ways geofencing makes your smart home smarter

Goefencing can add even more convenience and utility to your smart home, as well as improve your home's overall security......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Microsoft releases first Windows 11 beta

Windows Insider is a software testing program that gives users access to pre-release builds of Microsoft’s operating systems. It follows a channel model in which each successive tier is increasingly stable, with the goal of helping Microsoft identi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Growth roundup: Investing in community, targeting developers, new marketer recs

“The best thing a startup can do, and I’m seeing it happen more and more, is investing in community early on,” growth marketing expert Max van den Ingh of Unmuted tells us. “When I was leading growth at MisterGreen, we created a c.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Argo AI can now offer the public rides in its autonomous vehicles in California

Argo AI, the autonomous vehicle technology startup backed by Ford and VW, has landed a permit in California that will allow the company to give people free rides in its self-driving vehicles on the state’s public roads. The California Public Ut.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021