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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:  slashdotAug 2nd, 2021

Cherry-picking data was routine practice at Theranos, former lab worker says

Theranos’ Edison device failed at least 25 percent of the time, court hears. Enlarge / Elizabeth Holmes, founder and former CEO of blood-testing and life sciences company Theranos, leaves the courthouse with her husband Billy Evans after the f.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 10 min. ago

Alphabet’s laser-Internet system has sent 700TB of data with 99.9% uptime

Alphabet is bridging the Congo River with a 20Gbps laser beam. A Project Taara transmitter. Google's parent company, Alphabet, is still experimenting.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 10 min. ago

GoPro debuts the HERO10 Black action camera

GoPro today announced a new flagship action camera for its lineup, the HERO10 Black. The main update for the camera is a brand new processor inside, called the GP2, which enables big improvements to image quality and video captures, including recordi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 41 min. ago

FTC says health apps must notify consumers about data breaches — or face fines

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has warned apps and devices that collect personal health information must notify consumers if their data is breached or shared with third parties without their permission. In a 3-2 vote on Wednesday, the FTC ag.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 41 min. ago

1.5 C warming limit "impossible" without major action: UN

A new climate change report out Thursday shows that limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius will be impossible without immediate, large-scale emissions cuts, the UN chief said......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 42 min. ago

Higher rates of food poverty during COVID are likely to remain, new research shows

New data from the University of Hertfordshire shows the extent to which food poverty increased during the pandemic, with the impact expected to last well beyond the removal of COVID-19 restrictions......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 42 min. ago

We Cannot Live Without Cryptography!

The word cryptography evokes images of spies, secret messages and covert agencies. But what is cryptography? Cryptography is the method of scrambling data so that it looks like gibberish to anyone except those who know the trick to decode it......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News9 hr. 10 min. ago

A six-year search of the outer solar system turns up 461 new objects (but no Planet 9)

In the near future, astronomers will benefit from the presence of next-generation telescopes like the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) and the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope (RST). At the same time, improved data mining and machine learning techn.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 10 min. ago

Data from 29,798 clean-ups around the world uncovers some of the worst litter hotspots

Coastal litter is a big environmental problem. But how does this litter differ around the world, and why? In the first global analysis of its kind, we set out to answer those questions using data collected by thousands of citizen scientists......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 10 min. ago

Tanso nabs $1.9M pre-seed to help industrial manufacturers do sustainability reporting

The climate crisis is creating massive demand for data capture as industries grapple with how to decarbonize. Put simply, you can’t cut your carbon emissions if don’t know what they are in the first place. This need to gather data is a bi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 42 min. ago

Batam to open two speical economic zones for tech and digital economy

Indonesia is opening two special economic zones in Batam, focusing on developing high-tech, digital economy, data center, logistics, tourism, and aviation industries......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News17 hr. 10 min. ago

GoPro drops teaser video for Hero10 camera ahead of Thursday’s reveal

GoPro has just dropped a slick teaser video for the Hero10 Black action camera, which is set to launch on Thursday, September 16......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 42 min. ago

Chinese chipmaker is getting close to release a GPU that approximates Nvidia"s GeForce GTX 1080

So far, we've seen a lot more action in the CPU space from Chinese companies like Zhaoxin, which are trying to develop x86 processors that can catch up to and eventually compete with those made by Intel and AMD. However, GPUs have not seen nearly the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News19 hr. 42 min. ago

Best cheap Dyson vaccum and fan deals for September 2021

It's pretty easy to find deals on Dyson's class-leading hardware to keep your home clean and healthy......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 42 min. ago

Best Buy is practically giving away this 65-inch QLED 4K TV today

Right now, you can get the TCL 65-inch Class 5 Series QLED 4K UHD Smart Roku TV for $100 off at Best Buy......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 42 min. ago

Theranos burned through $2M a week as investors were given rosy projections

Jurors heard about mounting losses, fudged data from first witnesses. Enlarge / Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes collects her belongings after going through security at the Robert F. Peckham Federal Building with her defense team on August 31,.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Anonymous leaks gigabytes of data from alt-right web host Epik

Clients include 8chan, Parler, and Gab, among others. Enlarge (credit: Tom Roberts) Hacktivist collective Anonymous claims to have obtained gigabytes of data from Epik, which provides domain name, hosting, and DNS services for a variety of cli.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

In growth marketing, signal determines success

So what exactly is “signal” in growth marketing? It can carry many different meanings, but holistically speaking, it’s the event data in our arsenal to help guide decisions. Jonathan Martinez Contributor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

First annual “Data Disruptors Awards” caps Vertica Unify 2021

“Vertica has been powering the world’s data disruptors for a decade, including companies that have created new industries, and have had an impact on the environment, and on the health of humans and animals.” Those were the opening comments by J.....»»

Category: blogSource:  verticaRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Hybrid Deployment for an Enterprise Data Warehouse Provides Maximum Benefits

Hybrid cloud strategy is the future of enterprises. As vital as the cloud can be to improving the economics and agility of Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) provisioning, most enterprises will need some on-premises capability as well to satisfy require.....»»

Category: blogSource:  verticaRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021