Suncorp ditches marketplace strategy
It also paid AU$155 million in regulatory and customer remediation costs in response to the Royal Commission.
AT&T employees took bribes for years to plant malware and unlock phones
DOJ charges Pakistani man with bribing AT&T employees more than $1 million to install malware on the company’s network, unlock more than 2 million devices.
Def Con and Black Hat 2019: Enterprise security is stronger than ever
Tonya Hall catches up with Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer at F-Secure, to discuss the latest from Def Con and Black Hat 2019 and to talk about why Hypponen says that, right now, enterprise security is stronger than ever.
Wrestling with Ring: Imagine security cameras on every front door
Should we be worried about every single neighbor who installs security camera? Probably not. Jason Cipriani and Jason Perlow discuss Ring’s relationship with law enforcement and what leads to living in a surveillance state. Read more: https://zd.net/305S8R
Cloud data migration worries? Microsoft and Informatica have a plan
Data gravity and cloud war victory are intricately tied, and Microsoft’s on the offense. In a tie-up with Informatica, Redmond’s going after customers of on-premises data warehouse appliances. Read more: https://zd.net/2TtnWgr
How VR headsets are making nuclear power plants safer
ZDNet’s Greg Nichols explains that simulations are increasingly used to put front line employees through disaster scenarios. Read more: https://zd.net/2Z4louD
Twitter confirms it shared data with ad partners without users consent
Twitter said it shared some user data such as country and device type with some advertisers since May 2018.
CSIRO’s Data61 to find new CEO
Turner is stepping down to set up a new venture after four years with Australia’s innovation arm.
Samsung announces Galaxy Watch Active2, brings back rotating bezel
The original Galaxy Watch Active has only been out for a few months.
Australia gets Oracle’s ‘Gen 2 Cloud’ with new Sydney region
A second region is pencilled in for Melbourne in early 2020.