Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has ordered 33 app developers to cease the practice of collecting private user data without first receiving consent from its users, under threat of penalties, the severity of which are yet to be clear.
After a 27-year marriage, Bill and Melinda Gates have announced the end of their marital relationship. Their professional relationship as heads of the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation will, however, endure. “We have raised three incredible children and built a foundation that works all over the world to enable all Read more…
The software testing market share is expected to surpass $60 billion by 2026, according to a comprehensive research report published by Global Market Insights, Inc. This is mainly due to the emergence of automated testing services, which are gaining traction to decrease the lifecycle of software development, escalating software testing market Read more…
Animal spirits are alive and well in the cryptocurrency world, with the frenzy sending Dogecoin surging as much as 50 percent again and crashing Robinhood’s trading app.
Other so-called Altcoins also took off, with Dash spiking as much as 14 percent and Ethereum Classic jumping more than 30 percent. In the world of DeFi, tokens such as Force DAO and Tierion surged more than 1,000 percent on Tuesday, according to CoinMarketCap.com data. Meanwhile, Robinhood said it resolved earlier issues with crypto trading on its platform.
“You have money looking for a home and this is one of those areas of the market where there is speculation happening, there is significant appreciation happening in a short period of time,” Chad Oviatt, director of investment management at Huntington Private Bank. “You get that excitement there.”
Patient records are the primary repository of data in the information-intensive health care industry. Although clinical information is increasingly likely to be computerized, the current, predominant mode for recording patient care data remains the paper record. Paper records have the advantages of being familiar to users and portable; when they are not too large, users can readily browse through them. Paper records, however, have serious, overriding limitations that frequently frustrate users and perpetuate inefficiencies in the health care system. Further, the impact of these limitations is growing as the health care system becomes more complex. Modern patient care requirements have outgrown the paper record.
The issues started around 3:30PM ET, and Microsoft quickly confirmed they were affecting users worldwide. This is the first major Microsoft Teams outage since the service went down back in September, alongside other Microsoft 365 services like Office 365 and Outlook. Microsoft also blamed its previous outage on a configuration change.
Over the weekend, that estimate has doubled to 60,000 Microsoft Exchange Server customers hacked around the world, with the European Banking Authority now admitting that it’s one of the victims — and it looks like Microsoft may have taken a little too long to realize the severity and patch it. Krebs has now put together a basic timeline of the massive Exchange Server hack, and he says Microsoft has confirmed it was made aware of the vulnerabilities in early January.
That’s nearly two months before Microsoft issued its first set of patches, alongside a blog post that didn’t explain the scope or scale of the attack. Originally, it was even planning to wait for one of its standard Patch Tuesdays but relented and pushed it out a week early.
Fortnite and Apple have been locked in legal battle since August
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has launched an investigation into whether Apple’s terms for app developers are anti-competitive.
It follows a series of complaints, including a high-profile one from Epic Games, the developer of Fortnite.
Some developers are unhappy that they are forced to distribute apps to iPhones and iPads via the App Store, and the commission Apple takes.
Apple said its terms were “fair and equal”.