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Uber reviews Asia business over bribery allegations in U.S.: Bloomberg

(Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL], which is the subject of a federal probe into whether it broke bribery laws, has started a review of its Asia operations and notified U.S. officials about payments made by staff in Indonesia, Bloomberg … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: Catching up with Adaptive Insights and ruminating over the future

I’ve written in the past about Adaptive Insights, a Silicon Valley-based company in the corporate performance management (CPM) space. CPM is a term that describes vendors who help organizations plan and model in order to get better insights over future … Continue reading

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Oracle settles with ex-worker over alleged fiddling of cloud accounts

Oracle has informed a federal court that it is settling a lawsuit in which a former employee had charged that she had been terminated from her job for refusing to go along with accounting principles that she did not consider … Continue reading

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Gmail outage for business users continues over 12 hours later

Gmail service for users of the Google for Work cloud-based productivity suite has been down for over 12 hours on Wednesday, apparently affecting users in a number of countries including the U.S. Google first acknowledged the problem on its Apps … Continue reading

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Microsoft Prevails Over Government In Overseas Email Case

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EU prepares to raise Privacy Shield over data transfers to U.S.

European Union officials are set to give final approval to a new EU-U.S. data transfer agreement early next week, after member states gave their approval to an updated text on Friday. Privacy Shield is intended to replace the Safe Harbor … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: Apple stores to sell Apollo “personal cloud.” It’s back to the future all over again

News today from a justifiably proud Promise technology that Apple (yes, THAT Apple) is going to be selling Promise’s Apollo “personal cloud appliance” at its stores globally. Any time Apple does anything it’s a big deal so it is worth … Continue reading

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Microsoft Sues Justice Department, AG Over Cloud Privacy

Microsoft has filed a lawsuit against the Justice Department and Attorney General Loretta Lynch, stating that the same rules that apply to search and seizure in an office should apply to its cloud. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Microsoft sues US government over secret requests for user data

Microsoft has sued the U.S. government in an attempt to strike down a law allowing judges to gag tech companies when law enforcement agencies want access to their users’ data. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for … Continue reading

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Asus settles charges over insecure routers and cloud services

Critical security flaws in routers and cloud computing services offered by Asus put hundreds of thousands of customers at risk, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has charged. Taiwan-based Asus has agreed to settle an FTC complaint that it failed to take … Continue reading

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Docker Tightens Security Over Container Vulnerabilities

Docker unveils three ways to make containers more secure, especially when code is changed during its update cycle. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Microsoft, U.S. face off again over emails stored in Ireland

A dispute between Microsoft and the U.S. government over turning over emails stored in a data center in Ireland comes up for oral arguments in an appeals court in New York on Wednesday. Microsoft holds that an outcome against it … Continue reading

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Facebook prevails in shareholder lawsuit over IPO

An appeals court has ruled that shareholders cannot sue Facebook or Mark Zuckerberg in a case that accused the company of withholding key financial information from the public until after its IPO. The shareholders alleged that Facebook had failed to … Continue reading

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The era of ever-cheaper cloud services is over

After years and years of competitive price cuts, Microsoft is hiking prices on its cloud computing service. IBM is also adjusting prices upward. Last week, Aiden Finn, a Dublin-based Microsoft-focused consultant, posted excerpts from a company email alerting customers that Azure … Continue reading

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