Daily Archives: October 14, 2019

Sophos sold in $3.9bn deal

The cybersecurity and network security software developer Sophos has announced that the US private equity group Thoma Bravo has agreed to acquire the firm for $3.9bn. The UK-based company revealed that it was first approached by Thoma Bravo regarding a possible acquisition back in June. According to Sophos CEO Kris …

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Safari on iOS could be sending tracking data to China

Apple’s Safari browser has been sending user data to Google Safe Browsing in an effort to help protect users from phishing scams but now it appears that the browser is also sending data to the Chinese tech giant Tencent as well. By examining Safari’s Fraudulent Website Warning disclaimer, users discovered …

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Making AI more understandable | TechRadar

Although artificial intelligence (AI) has already made its way into our daily lives, one of the biggest problems with this emerging technology is that few people really understand how it works or how it could affect their future. To help businesses and consumers alike better understand AI, Samsung has launched …

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Huge 3D printers could produce Mars-bound rockets soon

Relativity Space is an LA-based startup which is another in a growing list of firms to truly innovate with large-scale 3D printing, although in this case, it’s not a boat which is being printed as we recently saw – but a rocket. Indeed, Relativity has just received $140 million worth …

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Google Play Store clamps down on payday loan apps

Google has announced it will be banning some payday loan apps from the Play Store as part of a crackdown on what it says are harmful practices. According to the Wall Street Journal, Google is banning Play Store apps that offer what the company calls “deceptive or harmful” loans with …

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