Google can Officially Acquire Mandiant

The US Department of Justice clears Google to acquire security provider Mandiant for $5.4 billion.   Mandiant is releasing a SaaS security product and will become part of Google Cloud. With this, Google wants to strengthen its security offering to better compete with Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services. Google […]

HackerOne Employee Stole Bug Reports for His Own Gain

The bug bounty platform employee had access to reports received by HackerOne and allegedly used this information to earn rewards from companies.   The bug bounty platform HackerOne allows companies to manage their bug bounties. When an ethical hacker reports vulnerabilities to the platform, HackerOne checks what is going on, […]

Niantic Lays Off Staff and Cancels Projects

The company behind Pokémon Go has to cut costs to make ends meet. Some six years after ‘Pokémon Go’, the company behind the augmented reality game is struggling to match that success.   Niantic would lay off about eighty employees, according to Bloomberg, and also scrap four projects that are […]

EU Code of Conduct for Business Gets an Update

The European Commission is updating the Code of Practice to take stricter action against disinformation online.   The signatories to the code, including Google, Meta, TikTok, and other online platforms, commit to self-regulate and taking action against potentially harmful (including not necessarily illegal) online content. This is now the second […]

Apple Unveils New MacBooks with First M2 Chip

At its Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple unveiled a brand new MacBook Air and an upgraded MacBook Pro. They are Apple’s first computers to be powered by the highly anticipated M2 processor.   Unlike the MacBook Pro that Apple unveiled yesterday, the new MacBook Air is much more than just a […]

Greenpeace: China Will Not Meet Climate Targets Through Coal Production

Foxconn, which makes the iPhone, among other things, expects the second half of this year to “go in the better direction” in terms of its electronics manufacturing supply chain.   Chairman Liu Young-way gave more details on the company’s prospects at the annual shareholders’ meeting. Foxconn is the largest electronics […]

France Captures French Terms for Video Games

In France, some forty new terms have been established that should give gamers’ English professional jargon a French equivalent. Stop saying cloud gaming, but say jeu vidéo en nuage.   Video games have long ceased to be a niche product and they feel that too in the south of our […]