Author: Erik van Klinken

Apple fails to throw out UK lawsuit over App Store commission

Apple fails to throw out UK lawsuit over App Store commission

Apple has unsuccessfully tried to escape a British lawsuit. A mass claim representing 1,500 developers could potentially cost the US company £785 million (€800 million). This would be a compensation for the high fees Apple charges for transactions within the App Store. Reuters reports. Apple ... Read more

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Russian hackers stole emails between Microsoft and U.S. government

Russian hackers stole emails between Microsoft and U.S. government

Hackers from the Russian-backed Midnight Blizzard managed to obtain important emails from Microsoft. The attack led to the interception of communications between regulators and the tech company. So concludes the U.S. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). The danger from the ... Read more

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ChatGPT provides shorter answers after upgrade

ChatGPT provides shorter answers after upgrade

Paying users of ChatGPT can now use a new version of GPT-4 Turbo. In addition to more accurate answers than before, the chatbot will waste fewer words on simple answers. The new model (gpt-4-turbo-2024-04-09) also has a more recent dataset than its predecessors. OpenAI has provided this LLM with... Read more

date3 days ago
LockBit falters under pressure from competitors and copycats

LockBit falters under pressure from competitors and copycats

LockBit has been claiming a hefty share of ransomware damage for years. Now the criminal organization is in danger of being pushed away by competing gangs and malicious actors that imitate them. When LockBit was targeted by Europol and other authorities in February, the impact on the cybercrime ... Read more

date4 days ago
Acquisition of Gem Security is the latest move by rising star Wiz

Acquisition of Gem Security is the latest move by rising star Wiz

Wiz is acquiring cloud security company Gem Security. Although the amount was not disclosed, the acquisition cost Wiz $350 million, according to insiders. Gem Security appeared on the scene in February 2023. It announced it was the first to be able to deliver cloud TDIR (Threat Detection & I... Read more

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Youfone becomes yoin in Belgium

Youfone becomes yoin in Belgium

Telecom operator Youfone is changing its name in Belgium. KPN is taking over the company's Dutch operations, leaving the Belgian arm to become independent. The name change will be official on April 15. "The rebranding allows yoin to fully adapt to customer needs," the reasoning goes. It is still... Read more

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