Tencent Cloud’s, the cloud computing arm of Tencent Holdings (TCEHY.Q), latest acquisition of the Multi-Tier Cloud Security Standard (MTCS SS) will help them keep their data safe.
WebSafety (WBSI.OTC) announced a new dedicated website with details on their DriveSafety anti distracted driving App launching next month.
Social media has been a part of our lives for over two decades now, and it plays a big role in our social organizing. But the biggest companies have gotten too big, and with their size, comes complacency. They think they’re untouchable so they get lazy, and when companies that handle your personal information get lazy, they act irresponsibly.
Remember when meeting a romantic partner off the internet indicated you were somehow socially deficient? It was a hush-hush thing that everyone did. Definitely the elephant in the room. You’d show up one day at a wedding with a new girl (or guy) on your arm, and whenever someone asked you how you met, you’d flub it off with a canned answer like ‘at work’ or ‘at school’ when the reality is you met in a html chat on the far side of the internet.
Facebook (FB.Q) CEO Mark Zuckerberg rolled over and bared his throat in front of the U.S. government yesterday, begging them to lay out regulations for online content.
Cryptocurrency token exchange, Hyperion Technologies, acquired two blockchain technology products from Vanbex Labs, which is presently being investigated by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) for fraud related to their 2017 initial coin offering (ICO).
Facebook’s (FB.Q) stock price has cratered by more than $20 in the past two months on the back of privacy scandal after scandal. We can now add to that the amount of class-action lawsuits presently in various stages of litigation, but somehow this company keeps on keeping on.
Whenever another company picks up some new information technology designed to gather, collate and otherwise store information, this William Gibson quote comes to mind:
Various members of the Canadian telecommunications cartel regularly try to upsell me on their products: They offer a four or a six month package for around $50 a month if I’d let them handle my phone, internet and TV.