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Cybersecurity After Coronavirus: Best Practices for a Better Defense of Data

The COVID-19 pandemic changed life in ways that could have never been foreseen. When social distancing directives were first given, many believed these to be temporary and felt that their impact on business would be minimal. As the days turned into weeks and weeks turned into months, it became clear that business practices would need to be altered....

Ericsson to buy networking specialist Cradlepoint in $1.1 billion 5G deal

By Helena Soderpalm and Supantha Mukherjee STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Ericsson has agreed to buy U.S.-based wireless networking company Cradlepoint in a $1.1 billion deal, the Swedish telecoms gear maker said on Friday, as part of plans to expand its 5G-related products for business customers. The deal, Ericsson's largest in...

Macquarie prepares intel analytics seller Nuix for $1.5 billion IPO

By Paulina Duran SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's Macquarie Group is preparing to list its majority-owned software provider Nuix in a deal that would value the data-analysis program seller at close to $1.5 billion, two sources with knowledge of the plans told Reuters on Friday. Macquarie, which owns about 65% of the company...

Google removes Paytm mobile app from store over policy violations

By Sankalp Phartiyal NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Google on Friday removed the payments app Paytm from its Android store, citing violations of its gambling policy by the Indian fintech unicorn, which is backed by SoftBank, Alibaba and Berkshire Hathaway among others. "We don't allow online casinos or support any unregulated...

Salesforce to add 12,000 jobs by next year

(Reuters) - Salesforce.com Inc <CRM.N> will create 12,000 jobs over the next year, including 4,000 positions in the coming six months, Chief Executive Officer Marc Benioff said in a tweet on Friday. Since the COVID-19 outbreak that has forced people to stay and work from home, the company's online business software that supports...

Toshiba says more than 1,000 postal votes uncounted at meeting

By Makiko Yamazaki and Takashi Umekawa TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Toshiba Corp on Friday said more than 1,000 postal voting forms for its shareholder meeting went uncounted, and the bank that counted the votes, which carries out a similar job for almost a thousand listed companies, said the oversight may not have been limited to Toshiba....

Apple to launch first online store in India next week

BENGALURU (Reuters) - Apple Inc will launch its first online store in India on Sept. 23, the iPhone maker said on Friday, coinciding with the country's festive season that rakes in some of the biggest sales for retailers every year. The company currently sells its products in India through third-party vendors and e-commerce firms such...

Japan PM Suga aims to get flagship digital agency running by autumn 2021: Nikkei

TOKYO (Reuters) - Newly elected Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will work to get his flagship new digital technology agency running by autumn 2021, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Friday, a sign the project is among the top priorities in his reform agenda. Creating an agency to accelerate the digitalisation of Japan's outdated...

Twitter will make key U.S. political accounts adopt tighter account security

By Elizabeth Culliford (Reuters) - Twitter Inc, which was recently targeted in a hacking campaign that compromised the accounts of prominent political figures and celebrities, said on Thursday it was implementing more security measures for certain election-related accounts in the United States. Accounts belonging to...

U.S. Judge may temporarily halt Trump's WeChat ban: Bloomberg News

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge said she is willing to temporarily halt President Donald Trump's ban on Chinese-owned messaging app WeChat following requests by its users, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday. Judge Laurel Beeler said at a hearing on Thursday she is ready to grant a preliminary injunction as the president's order is too vague,...

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