Facebook leaked sensitive profile information, including 6 million German accounts:
BAM: After Salesforce bought Slack in a monster $27B mega-deal only in December of past year, today news have that Microsoft reportedly wants to buy Discord for more than $10B. The market for cooperation and chat solutions is in heavy motion. The Discord solution will compete with Microsoft’s home grown Teams to some extent.
Microsoft is out for shopping again and this time it wants to buy Discord, the communication platform for gamers. This morning, Bloomberg reported that the tech giant wants to acquire the app for more than $10 billion — a hefty sum. In December, Discord raised $100 million at a $7 billion valuation, so it wouldn’t be surprising […]From the article
Source: The Next Web
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This is exactly why people matter, knowledge is important, backups are essential and documentation key. Safety and Security are not exclusively about the bad guys.
Computer giant Acer has been hit by a REvil ransomware attack where the threat actors are demanding the largest known ransom to date, $50,000,000.
Successful leaders must recognize that their role is much more than the endgame of a specialist. Leading requires constant learning and a balance of specialized and broad knowledge.
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We’re so busy watching out for what’s just ahead of us that we don’t take time to enjoy where we are.Bill Watterson
Dive Brief: Tinuiti, a performance marketing agency, acquired Amazon specialist shop Ortega Group, according to a news release . Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2013, Ortega is staffed with former Amazon employees — the two companies share a hometown of Seattle — and works with clients including Gerber, Grande Cosmetics, Nulo Pet Food and Pantone.
When Apple introduced labels in their app store to indicate which data an app would link to user information it created transparency for many. Only Google seemed to stop on moving forward and did not publish new versions of its apps. Until recently. Now that they are updated, DuckDuckGo, a search engine advocating privacy in the digital age, calls out the abundant use of personal data.
Talend (NASDAQ: TLND), a leader in data integration and data integrity, to be acquired by private equity leader Thoma Bravo for approximately $2.4 billion.