Equifax Is Said to Suffer a Hack Earlier Than Date Disclosed

Equifax Is Said to Suffer a Hack Earlier Than Date Disclosed

(Bloomberg) — Equifax Inc. learned about a major breach of its computer systems in March — almost five months before the date it has publicly disclosed, according to three people familiar with the situation. In a statement, the company said the...
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The U.S. Kaspersky Ban Sets an Ugly Precedent

The U.S. Kaspersky Ban Sets an Ugly Precedent

(Bloomberg View) — Is the U.S. government’s ban on the products of Kaspersky Lab, the Moscow-headquartered global cybersecurity company founded by Russians, a reasonable precaution or brazen protectionism? It’s possible to argue either case. But whet...
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IBM to Remove Cloud Migration Hurdles with New Data Transfer Device

IBM to Remove Cloud Migration Hurdles with New Data Transfer Device

Brought to you by IT Pro One of the barriers for enterprises storing data in the cloud is data migration, a process that has traditionally been slow and costly, hindered by network limitations. IBM wants to remove this barrier for...
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How Serious is VMware About Open Source?

How Serious is VMware About Open Source?

Brought to you by Data Center Knowledge Media pundits everywhere seemed to be filled with surprise Wednesday, when VMware’s CEO and CTO were both singing praises to open source at VMworld Europe in Barcelona. With open source taking over the...
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Experts Dispute VC's Forecast that Caused Data Center Stocks to Slump

Experts Dispute VC's Forecast that Caused Data Center Stocks to Slump

Brought to you by Data Center Knowledge The stocks of all seven US data center REITs (there are now six, following a merger that closed Thursday) slid down simultaneously this week, after a well-known venture capitalist and hedge-fund owner said...
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Google and Facebook Fret Over Anti-Prostitution Bill's Fallout

Google and Facebook Fret Over Anti-Prostitution Bill's Fallout

(Bloomberg) — Google and Facebook Inc. are among companies opposing a Senate bill aimed at squelching online trafficking of children, a stance that makes the Silicon Valley giants uneasy allies of a website accused of providing an advertising platform for t...
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Equifax Says Unpatched Apache Struts Vulnerability Behind Massive Security Breach

Equifax Says Unpatched Apache Struts Vulnerability Behind Massive Security Breach

Brought to you by IT Pro Equifax officials said today that its massive security breach was possible via unpatched web application server vulnerability Apache Struts CVE-2017-5638, confirming what some in the security community expected to be the case last week...
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Heptio Raises $25M to Drive Enterprise Kubernetes Growth

Heptio Raises $25M to Drive Enterprise Kubernetes Growth

Enterprise Kubernetes company Heptio announced Wednesday it has raised $25 million in Series B funding to accelerate its growth and extend its services for hybrid cloud transformation beyond the Kubernetes project. Heptio founders Joe Beda and Craig McLuckie c...
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IBM Makes Breakthrough in Race to Commercialize Quantum Computers

IBM Makes Breakthrough in Race to Commercialize Quantum Computers

(Bloomberg) — Researchers at International Business Machines Corp. have developed a new approach for simulating molecules on a quantum computer. The breakthrough, outlined in a research paper to be published in the scientific journal Nature Thursday, uses a ...
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Apple Is Said to Warn Ireland Delays Threaten $1 Billion Project

Apple Is Said to Warn Ireland Delays Threaten $1 Billion Project

(Bloomberg) — Apple Inc. has warned Irish authorities that continuing delays around its proposed data center in the west of the country could jeopardize the $1 billion project, according to two people familiar with the matter. The iPhone maker, which scoute...
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