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Zuck in DC: What We Learned about Facebook’s Data Practices

Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg faces a second day of grilling before Congress today. Yesterday, Zuckerberg spent five hours fielding questions about how his company handles users’ personal data and how it plans to prevent others from misusing that information to spread false news stories, manipulate public opinion, fuel ... Read More »

Valimail Debuts Next-Gen Email Authentication Platform

SAN FRANCISCO — April 11, 2018 — Valimail, the world’s only provider of fully automated email authentication, today unveiled its next-generation authentication platform, the Valimail Identity-Driven Email Anti-impersonation (IDEA)™ platform. This modular platform is designed for robustness, global availability, four-nines of reliability, and extensibility. Unlike current solutions in the market, ... Read More »

Will Facebook Really Change Its Data-Leaking Ways?

Lost amid a flurry of Facebook announcements about privacy settings and data access is a much more fundamental question: Is Facebook really changing its relationship with users, or just tinkering around the edges of a deeper problem — its insatiable appetite for the data it uses to sell ads? CEO ... Read More »

Zuma Satellite Disaster Blamed on Northrop Grunman Errors

The loss of the secretive Zuma satellite — which was launched by SpaceX in January — was reportedly due to a problem with a part modified by Northrop Grumman Corp. that attaches the payload to the rocket. Two separate teams of government and industry investigators have “tentatively concluded” that the ... Read More »

New Equifax CEO Focusing on Rebuilding Trust

Equifax announced last month that Mark Begor, a long-time financial industry executive, would take over as CEO of the company on April 16. Begor joins Equifax at a time when it’s still recovering from last year’s massive data breach that exposed the personal information of nearly 150 million Americans. The ... Read More »

Mr. Zuckerberg Heads to Washington: 5 Burning Questions

Congress has plenty of questions for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who will testify on Capitol Hill Tuesday and Wednesday about the company’s ongoing data-privacy scandal and how it failed to guard against other abuses of its service. Facebook is struggling to cope with the worst privacy crisis in its history ... Read More »

Salesforce Prepping To Join the Blockchain Revolution

Lots of companies are exploring how blockchain technology could change the way they do business, and the customer relationship management giant Salesforce is one of them. Co-founder and CEO Marc Benioff said recently that he expects to unveil a blockchain/cryptocurrency offering for Saleforce customers during the company’s annual Dreamforce developers ... Read More »