Google has been sued in a proposed class-action

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The lawsuit seeks at least $5 billion, accusing the Alphabet Inc unit of surreptitiously collecting information about what people view online and where they browse, despite their using what Google …

COVID-19 and Cloud Service Providers

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The impact of COVID-19 is being felt across the data center compute, storage and networking markets as well as the applications that are running in the cloud, according to Omdia. …

Microsoft buys Metaswitch

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Microsoft is buying Metaswitch Networks, a U.K. company that develops software for both fixed and wireless telecommunications networks. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition follows quickly on …

28,000 GoDaddy Hosting Accounts Compromised

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On May 4, 2020, GoDaddy, one of the world’s largest website hosting providers, disclosed that the SSH credentials of approximately 28,000 GoDaddy hosting accounts were compromised by an unauthorized attacker. …

Broadband usage hits a record high on Easter Sunday

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Driven in part by video conferencing, broadband usage spiked to a record high on Easter Sunday, according to data from OpenVault. Easter Sunday downstream consumption hit 16.3 GB per subscriber, …

Five trends for the post COVID-19 workplace of the future

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Software-defined networking (SDN) would enable large enterprises with adept IT staffs to self-provision capacity on their networks. It would also include multi-access connectivity, such as broadband, Ethernet, wireless and special …

Microsoft Bing team launches COVID-19 tracker

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The Microsoft Bing team launched a web portal for tracking coronavirus (COVID-19) infections across the globe. “Lots of Bing folks worked (from home) this past week to create a mapping …