HPE Returns to Techie Roots Appointing Neri to Succeed Whitman

HPE Returns to Techie Roots Appointing Neri to Succeed Whitman

(Bloomberg) — Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. is going back to its roots. The company now known as HPE will be run by an engineer for the first time in almost two decades, now that Antonio Neri is succeeding Meg Whitman as...
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OVH Launches Hosted Private Cloud to US Market

OVH Launches Hosted Private Cloud to US Market

OVH has launched its next-generation Hosted Private Cloud offerings for the US market, the company announced this week, taking a step anticipated since the acquisition of VMware’s vCloud Air business in April. The updated product line is intended to enhance....
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Mobile-Phone Case at Supreme Court to Test Privacy Protections

Mobile-Phone Case at Supreme Court to Test Privacy Protections

(Bloomberg) — A U.S. Supreme Court with a record of protecting digital privacy is taking up a case that may curb law enforcement officials’ power to track people using mobile-phone data. In arguments Nov. 29, the justices will consider requiring prosecuto...
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FCC Rollback of Open-Internet Rules Won't Settle Divisive Issue

FCC Rollback of Open-Internet Rules Won't Settle Divisive Issue

(Bloomberg) —Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai will take a big step toward his goal of voiding Obama-era net neutrality regulations Tuesday when he submits his plan to the rest of the commission for a vote. But the expected adoption of...
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Hackers Target Holiday Shoppers with Malicious Black Friday Apps

Hackers Target Holiday Shoppers with Malicious Black Friday Apps

As U.S. consumers prepare for the Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping bonanzas, threat management firm RiskIQ is warning that one in 25 Black Friday-themed mobile apps is fake. Not only are four percent of the 4,356 Black Friday-themed apps...
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Rackspace Completes Datapipe Acquisition, Announces Exec Appointments

Rackspace Completes Datapipe Acquisition, Announces Exec Appointments

Rackspace has completed its acquisition of Datapipe, the largest in its history, according to a Thursday announcement. The company is beginning its planned integration process for Datapipe immediately, with former Datapipe Chief Technology and Security Officer...
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End of Net Neutrality Rules Said to Be Near as FCC Plans to Vote

End of Net Neutrality Rules Said to Be Near as FCC Plans to Vote

(Bloomberg) — The U.S. Federal Communications Commission next month is planning a vote to kill Obama-era rules demanding fair treatment of web traffic and may decide to vacate the regulations altogether, according to people familiar with the plans. The move...
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Internet Freedom Under Global Attack: Report

Internet Freedom Under Global Attack: Report

Internet freedom has declined for a seventh consecutive year, with manipulation of democratic processes through social media, restrictions on VPNs, attacks on netizens and journalists, mobile connectivity shutdowns, and other worrying trends, according to the...
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Companies Turn to War Games to Spot Scarce Cybersecurity Talent

Companies Turn to War Games to Spot Scarce Cybersecurity Talent

(Bloomberg) — A major shipping company is under attack. With help from a corrupt executive, an international hacking syndicate called Scorpius, has penetrated the computer networks of Fast Freight Ltd. The hackers have taken control of servers and compromi...
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Cloudflare Acquires Neumob to Boost Mobile App Performance

Cloudflare Acquires Neumob to Boost Mobile App Performance

Cloudflare has acquired mobile application acceleration company Neumob to improve app performance and extend Cloudflare’s benefits to mobile applications on almost any device, according to a Tuesday announcement. Neumob provides app developers with a mobile ...
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