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According to a researcher, AIESEC, a non-profit organization claiming to be the "world's largest youth-led organization," has left 4 million applications from interns with sensitive information exposed online

AIESEC, a nonprofit organization that claims to be "the world's largest youth-led organization," has exposed over four million trainee applications containing personal and sensitive information on a server without a password. Bob Diachenko, an independent security researcher, discovered an unprotected… Continue Reading →

Google fines $ 57 million for violating privacy terms when users do not find them

Photo: Getty / Justin Sullivan In France, the regulatory authorities for the protection of the private life imposed a fine of 56.8 million dollars on Google. This is the country's first use of the new, strict privacy rules adopted in… Continue Reading →

A casino group behind sites like easybet.com has left over 108 million records exposed on a server, including bets, withdrawals, names, personal addresses and phone numbers of players.

Image: Casino Kahuna, Composition: ZDNet ZDNet learned that a group of online casinos had leaked information on more than 108 million wagers, including detailed information about customers' personal information, deposits and withdrawals. Filtered data from an ElasticSearch server that has… Continue Reading →

Google has imposed a fine of € 50 million for breach of GDPR in France

The French Data Protection Supervisor, CNIL, has imposed a fine of € 50 million on Google (approximately $ 56.8 million) for failing to comply with its GDPR obligations. This is the largest GDPR penalty that has yet to be issued… Continue Reading →

€ 50 million fine imposed on Google by the CNIL, data control authority, under the GDPR, for lack of transparency, inadequate information and lack of valid consent regarding the personalization of ads

The CNIL, the French data protection supervisory body, has released its first $ 57 million GDPR fine (50 million euros). The regulator claims that Google failed to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) when new Android users set… Continue Reading →

Kaia Health, which manufactures applications that help manage chronic pain with the help of AI and motion tracking technology, raises $ 10 million from Series A

Chronic diseases affect the lives of millions of people around the world. In the United States, for example, more than 16 million adults have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), an inflammation of the lungs obstructing airflow, and… Continue Reading →

Knock, a home recovery platform set up by veterans of Trulia, raised $ 400 million in equity and debt financing Series B, led by Foundry Group.

The Knock home exchange platform has made a $ 400 million investment to accelerate a national expansion and double its workforce by 100 people. Foundry Group led the Series B financing round in Knock, New York, with the participation of… Continue Reading →

Invoice finance platform MarketInvoice raises $ 33.5 million from Barclays, Santander

London, with its huge FinTech hub, continues to attract investment and today is not better represented than with the news that MarketInvoice, perhaps the largest online invoice financing platform in Europe, has raised £ 26M ($ 33.5M) in a Series-B… Continue Reading →

Audiomack profile, which started as a mixtapes hosting site and now has a popular free music streaming service with 1.5 million users, up from 400,000 a year ago

"We do not intend to become Spotify. We are not trying to become Apple Music, "said co-founder and CEO Dave Ponte. "We are tracing our own path, and it's a streaming site." In September, surprise Eminem published a title called… Continue Reading →

AppRiver, a Florida-based cybersecurity firm that focuses on protecting email and the web, agrees to be purchased by email security firm Zix Corporation for $ 275 million.

Dallas-based Zix buys the AppRiver email security provider and, in doing so, takes a giant step in the channel, multiplying by 10 the number of its partners with a pencil stroke. The agreement is expected to create an e-mail heavyweight… Continue Reading →

Senior executives surprised tearing DJI up to $ 200 million

Several executives of the Chinese manufacturer of drones DJI, the world's largest maker of UAVs, have ransacked the company for more than 209 million Australian dollars, according to an internal investigation. The investigation uncovered numerous cases of embezzlement and fraud… Continue Reading →

Microsoft pledges $ 500 million for affordable housing in the Seattle area

The initial reaction to the company's announcement has been positive. "There is virtually no level of housing needed," said Claudia Balducci, a member of King County Council, who leads the regional Affordable Housing Task Force. A report released in December… Continue Reading →

Filing with the SEC: Disney lost more than $ 1 billion in streaming during its 2018 fiscal year, a loss of $ 580 million being attributed to its stake in Hulu and $ 469 million of the BAMtech property

Streaming losses are likely to increase in the early days of the company, as the cost of content and technology soars, said BTIG analyst Rich Greenfield. Disney must also take control of an additional 30 percent of Hulu, which represents… Continue Reading →

Indonesian transport company Go-Jek acquires Philippines-based fintech start-up Coins.ph, according to sources, for $ 72 million, in anticipation of an expansion project in the country

The creation of Go-Jek in the Philippines has had problems earlier this month due to its ownership structure, but this does not prevent the Indonesian company from investing in the market. Today, Go-Jek announced that it had acquired the local… Continue Reading →

Strategy Robot, founded by the creators of an artificial intelligence robot that beat four of the best Texas Hold 'Em professional players, signs a $ 10 million, two-year contract with the company. 39th US Army

In 2017, a poker robot called Libratus hit the headlines beating four top players in Texas Hold 'Em. Limitless. Now, Libratus's technology is being adapted to face opponents of another kind, serving the US military. Libratus – Latin for Balanced… Continue Reading →

A Voicebot survey estimates that about 77 million American adults use a voice assistant in their car at least once a month, compared with 45.7 million for smart speakers.

While smart speakers take off at home, it's important to note that cars are an even bigger market for voice assistants. According to a new study by Voicebot.ai, some 77 million American adults use voice assistants at least once a… Continue Reading →

DaDa, a Chinese online tutoring service that helps kids from 4 to 16 years old learn English through native speakers, raises $ 255 million from the D series run by Warburg Pincus

Global private equity firm Warburg Pincus led a $ 255 million D-series tour of the DaDa English tutoring platform, formerly DaDaABC, Chinese media reported Jiemian. Existing investors TAL Education Company, a NYSE-listed educational and technology company, and Yonghua Capital, also… Continue Reading →

Chainalysis: Bitcoin transactions in the darknet network markets increased in 2018 to reach an average of $ 2 million per day, nearly double the activity measured at the beginning of the year.

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The use of bitcoin as a means of payment has doubled in 2018 at darknet's market sites, where users can buy anything from illicit drugs to fake cards. 39 identity, even though the price of cryptocurrency… Continue Reading →

HyperScience, which uses AI to extract structured data from hand-written commercial forms and other business forms, raises $ 30 million in Series B, bringing its total collections to $ 50 million.

HyperScience, the machine learning company that turns human-readable data into machine-readable data, today announced the closing of a 30-million-series B round of financing led by Stripes Group, with the participation of existing investors, FirstMark Capital and Felicis Ventures, as well… Continue Reading →

Google acquires Fossil Smartwatch Tech for 40 million dollars

Google has agreed to pay $ 40 million (about 280 million rupees) for the Fossil fashion and accessories group's smart watch technology, the company announced Thursday, allowing the California tech giant to expand on the growing market of wearable technologies…. Continue Reading →

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