Andrew Yang: The U.S. government is 24 years behind on tech

Andrew Yang: The U.S. government is 24 years behind on tech Of the 20-some-odd public figures gunning for the Democratic presidential nomination this U.S. election cycle, Andrew Yang stands left of center for his decidedly progressive views. The New York native’s signature policy — one inspired by futurist Martin Ford’s book Rise of the Robots — is what…

Hackers reportedly used a tool developed by the NSA

Hackers reportedly used a tool developed by the NSA to attack Baltimore’s computer systems EternalBlue was also used in the WannaCry and NotPetya attacks in 2017 By Andrew Liptak Since May 7th, the Baltimore’s city government has been dealing with a ransomware attack that has shut down everything from its email to the systems that allow…

Snapchat employees reportedly snooped on users with ‘SnapLion’ tool

Snapchat employees reportedly snooped on users with ‘SnapLion’ tool Sources said multiple employees abused their access to private user data A bombshell Motherboard report reveals that employees across several departments at Snapchat can view user location information, saved Snaps, phone numbers and email address through a tool known as SnapLion. It’s not clear exactly how widespread abuse of…

Founder of Defunct Cryptopia Launches New Crypto Exchange

Founder of Defunct Cryptopia Launches New Crypto Exchange The founder of defunct cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia, which entered liquidation following a hack in January 2019, has launched a new exchange called Assetylene. The LinkedIn employment history for the founder of the failed New Zealand exchange, Adam Clark, indicates that he’s been working on Assetylene since September 2018, which is…

DataStax Announces Constellation, a Cloud-Native Data Platform

DataStax Announces Constellation, a Cloud-Native Data Platform DataStax, the company behind a leading database built on Apache Cassandra™, announced DataStax Constellation, a cloud data platform that will simplify the development and operation of modern applications. Constellation will launch later this year with two cloud services: DataStax Apache Cassandra as a Service and DataStax Insights. DataStax Apache…