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Hacked companies had backup plans, but didn’t print them out. Why cybersecurity still isn’t being taken seriously

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Boardrooms still aren’t taking cybersecurity seriously, leaving organisations vulnerable to cyberattacks – with executives only paying attention after things have gone bad, according to the new National Cyber Security

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ECMAScript 2021 spec for JavaScript nears the finish line

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ECMAScript 2021, the planned next version of the official specification underlying JavaScript, is set to add capabilities for strings and promises. The specification is under the jurisdiction of ECMA International. Expected

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Lessons from Jamf on how to support the remote hybrid enterprise

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The pandemic has changed where we work and how we work— and it’s reinforced the need for robust security to protect remote teams, says Jamf CEO Dean Hager. The big move out Hager’s company began working remotely

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Apple invests $50M into music distributor UnitedMasters alongside A16z and Alphabet

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Independent music distribution platform and tool factory UnitedMasters has raised a $50M series B round led by Apple. A16z and Alphabet are participating again in this raise. United Masters is also entering a strategic partnership

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Microsoft: Firmware attacks are on the rise and you aren’t worrying about them enough

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Microsoft’s inaugural Security Signals report for March 2021 shows that 80% of enterprises have experienced one firmware attack during the past two years, but less than a third of security budgets are dedicated to protecting

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Deno Company forms to back Node.js rival

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The creators of Deno have formed the Deno Company, a business venture around the JavaScript/TypeScript runtime and rival to Node.js. In a bulletin on March 29, Deno creator Ryan Dahl and Bert Belder, both of whom also led

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Acast expands its support for paid podcasts with Acast+

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After partnering with Patreon last year to support patron-only podcasts, Acast has developed a full suite of subscription tools called Acast+. The company has experimented with paywalled podcasts beyond Patreon in the

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Ransomware group targets Universities of Maryland, California in new data leaks

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The Clop ransomware group has posted financial documents and passport information allegedly belonging to the University of Maryland and the University of California online.  On March 29, the threat actors began publishing

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Artillery: Finding open source success between dev and ops

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Given enough cash and luck, you can manufacture a pop phenomenon like One Direction. But if you want to foster a popular open source project, no amount of cash is going to buy success. Instead, as Artillery.io founder Hassy

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Microsoft elevates Teams’ importance by offering top-dollar bug bounties

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There’s nothing like $30,000 to show that an app has made it to the big time. Microsoft last week underscored the importance of Teams to its current and future strategic planning by inaugurating a new bug bounty program

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Singular is a new Paris-based VC firm with $265 million

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Meet Singular, a new VC firm based in Paris that just finished raising its initial fund. The firm was founded by two former Alven partners — Raffi Kamber and Jérémy Uzan. They have some ambitious goals and an interesting

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Facebook to lay subsea cables boosting connectivity between Asia, America

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Facebook has unveiled plans for two subsea cables that it says will boost connectivity and capacity between Asia and North America. Dubbed Echo and Bifrost, the new cables are touted to push up transpacific capacity by 70%

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Ensuring that citizen developers build AI responsibly

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The AI industry is playing a dangerous game right now in its embrace of a new generation of citizen developers. On the one hand, AI solution providers, consultants, and others are talking a good talk around “responsible

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Blind Blog survey finds companies, employees disagree on WFH future

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In the analyst community, we’ve been red-flagging a clear (and expensive) trend: companies that are building huddle and conference rooms in office buildings under the assumption people will want to come into the office

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Apple releases iPhone, iPad, and Watch security patches for zero-day bug under active attack

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Apple has released an update for iPhones, iPads and Watches to patch a security vulnerability under active attack by hackers. The security update lands as iOS 14.4.2 and iPadOS 14.4.2, which also covers a patch to older devices