Month: March 2022

Podcasters, get ready to find out how many followers you have on Apple Podcasts – TechCrunch

Apple Podcasts is rolling out new features to incentivize podcasters to offer paid subscriptions to listeners on the app. One of those features will — for better or for worse — reveal to podcasters in their private analytics dashboard how many people follow them on Apple Podcasts. Get ready for an ego check! For whatever…


Apono emerges from stealth to redefine permissions management

Did you miss a session at the Data Summit? Watch On-Demand Here. Today, DevSecOps company Apono launched a new cloud-native privileged access governance platform from stealth with $5 million in seed funding to help organizations address the challenge of privilege and permissions management. The solution aims to provide an access management tool that enables devops…


Decentriq raises $15M to expand its data clean rooms platform

Did you miss a session at the Data Summit? Watch On-Demand Here. Data clean rooms, a buzzy term that’s gained currency among the enterprise in recent years, refers to a secure environment where customer data is anonymized, processed, normalized, and stored. The concept is designed to balance privacy with utility, helping to aggregate data from…


Mikko Hyppönen: WithSecure will bring focus on ML to counter cybercrime

Did you miss a session at the Data Summit? Watch On-Demand Here. As cybersecurity vendor F-Secure today announced the new name for the upcoming spin-off of its corporate security division, now known as WithSecure, the company’s longtime chief research officer Mikko Hyppönen said that machine learning (ML) capabilities will be an increasing focus as it…


Zscaler adds new zero trust network access capabilities

Did you miss a session at the Data Summit? Watch On-Demand Here. Zscaler today announced the introduction of several new zero trust network access (ZTNA) capabilities, including enhanced detection of lateral movement and new functionality for blocking compromised users from exploiting a vulnerability. The updates are being introduced for Zscaler Private Access, which secures access…


SME lending platform Validus acquires Citi Singapore’s CitiBusiness loan portfolio  – TechCrunch

Validus, a Singapore-based lending platform for small and medium-sized enterprises, is acquiring CitiBusiness’ loan portfolio for an undisclosed amount to bolster its top-line revenue and customer base and expand its growing loan book.  Nikhilesh Goel, co-founder and CEO of Validus, told TechCrunch that Validus expects to create synergies with the loan portfolio of CitiBusiness, Citi…


McAfee Enterprise cloud security biz relaunches as Skyhigh

Did you miss a session at the Data Summit? Watch On-Demand Here. Skyhigh Security, which is the newly announced named for the McAfee Enterprise security service edge business, has a significant growth opportunity ahead thanks to its unique “data-aware” approach to meeting cloud security needs for customers, CEO Gee Rittenhouse told VentureBeat. “Data is now…


To raise a fund, this agtech outfit built a content company first (now it has $60 million to put to work) – TechCrunch

Rob LeClerc has the kind of pedigree that investors tend to like. He has a masters degree in computer science from the University of Calgary and a PhD in computational biology from Yale. In fact, at least ten years ago, what he really wanted to do with his degrees was to find and fund agriculture-related…


Hacking group claims to leak Microsoft source code

Did you miss a session at the Data Summit? Watch On-Demand Here. A threat actor that has previously stolen and leaked data from Nvidia and Samsung now claims it has posted Microsoft source code for Bing, Bing Maps and Cortana on its Telegram channel. The threat actor, Lapsus$, which is believed to operate in South…


Nintendo Switch gets folders 1,844 days after release

GamesBeat Summit 2022 returns with its largest event for leaders in gaming on April 26-28th. Reserve your spot here! Psychics feared this day would come. Nintendo has aligned its arcane arts to bring us the forbidden update: The Nintendo Switch now has folders. If your pets are acting strangely and you are currently experiencing unexplained weather…