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Five Factors That Are Fueling Serverless Computing - Part 1

Serverless Computing is the latest buzzword in the industry. It has gained momentum in the recent past primarily due to the investments made by Amazon and Google. With the announcement of Openwhisk at the recently held InterConnect event, IBM has also joined the bandwagon. Microsoft is actively …

Cloud Computing

Meet NASA's latest plane it wants to fly on Mars to study the planet like never before

To date, rovers on Mars have driven less than 40 miles on the Red Planet. The surface of Mars is almost 56 million square miles, and while satellites orbiting the planet like the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have helped, there is still a lot of ground left to cover up close.<p>One faster way to do that …

San Mateo County

OPM Security Was a Data Breach Waiting to Happen

Things could get worse before they get better as the FBI, US-CERT and Office of Personnel Management investigate a data breach that may have …

Cybersecurity

As the information security industry scrambles to keep up with the hackers, there is only one solution – make the trade more sexy<p>It all seems so unfair. We get told that to protect our precious data online we must remember three dozen passwords with letters, numbers, CAPITALS and symbols.<p>We’ve got …

Cybersecurity

Five Best Ways to Send Money to Other People Online

Sending money online, whether you’re splitting the check at lunch, paying your share of the bills, or buying something via Craigslist, is easier now …

The FBI is offering a record $3 million if you can help arrest this cyber thief

So keen is the FBI to catch an alleged international cyber criminal that the agency is now offering a record $3 million reward for information …

Identity Theft

What Ripple's Fincen Fine Means for the Digital Currency Industry

WASHINGTON — The virtual currency industry received a shot across the bow from regulators this week after Ripple Labs, widely considered a white hat …

The real estate industry has escaped compliance of the Anti-Money Laundering Act so far – but experts predict not for long.

Credit Suisse is forecasting $60 billion in new Chinese investment in Australia's housing market over the next six years, more than double the $28 …

The Vatican's anti-money laundering efforts are working

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's financial watchdog agency said Friday it received 147 reports of suspicious financial transactions last year, a sign that tough new anti-money laundering norms are taking hold at its scandal-marred bank.<p>The Financial Information Authority's annual report showed a …

Central Bank fines Western Union €1.75m

Firm’s payment services could have been used for money laundering and/or terrorist financing Central Bank says<p>Most Read

The man changing the world of remittances

<b>In the years following the attacks of 11 September 2001, it is not surprising that Western security forces and authorities clamped down hard on the money transfer industry.</b><p>Fearful that some remittances being sent to countries in eastern Africa, the Middle East and South Asia could be being used to …

PayPal to pay $7.7M in sanctions violations settlement

WASHINGTON (AP) — PayPal Inc. has agreed to pay $7.7 million to settle with U.S. regulators who said the payments company allowed violations of U.S. …

25 Must-Read Books for Product Managers & Product Marketers

New to the world of product management and product marketing, or just want to pick up a few new reads to expand your skills?Instead of browsing the …

SA police overwhelmed with ID theft - expert

Criminal networks have turned their attention to identity theft in SA. (Duncan Alfreds, Fin24)<p>Cape Town - Identity crime in order to commit fraud in …

With a few tweaks, Airbnb could disrupt yet another multibillion-dollar industry

Airbnb has every reason to enter the news services sector—and to threaten a broad range of media/services such as Trip Advisor or Yelp.<p>Seen through the eyes of travel information publishers, Airbnb holds a dream position: a huge base of 25 million potential readers/users, spread over 34,000 cities …

Andreessen Horowitz has invested $20 million in a British company that builds 'virtual worlds'

Andreessen Horowitz has just invested $20 million into Improbable, a London-based startup that is building software to help create "virtual worlds," TechCrunch reports. It's the latest example of the wave of Silicon Valley cash that is flooding into Britain.<p>Founded in 2012, Improbable doesn't aim …