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PayPal buys Swedish fintech company iZettle dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-18 18:15:24

PayPal has announced that it is to buy the mobile payment company iZettle. The announcement came as something of a surprise, as less than two weeks ago iZettle had said that it planned to go public. iZettle is a Swedish fintech company whose mobile card readers have proved popular with small businesses, as has its ecommerce platform. The $2.2 billion purchase is PayPal's biggest acquisition to...

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3 predictions for IoT in 2018 dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-17 20:47:42

The Internet of Things has taken the global tech industry by storm in recent years. The idea, in its simplest form, is the mass interconnectivity of billions of devices. All of this is in the hope that it creates a massive network of devices in constant communication with each other. Why would this network be important? Because it has the potential to completely revolutionize how we interact with...

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Organizations waste billions of dollars preparing data dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-17 16:14:53

Clean data is vital if analytics are to deliver useful results, but a new survey reveals that many organizations are still relying on manual and inefficient processes to clean and prepare information. The study by data preparation company Trifacta shows these inefficiencies are draining resources and inhibiting organizations' ability to glean insights that could be crucial to their business...

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Mobile ad fraud almost doubles compared to 2017 dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-10 15:56:22

A new report from mobile measurement company Adjust reveals that in the first quarter of this year mobile ad fraud nearly doubled over the same period in 2017. Adjust measured 3.43 billion app installs and over 350 billion events, processing and analyzing 125 terabytes of data per day from 20,000+ apps over the first three months of 2018. Adjust's Fraud Prevention Suite rejected 7.3 percent of all...

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Data breach activity declines sharply in 2018 dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-08 16:17:03

The number of data breaches disclosed in the first three months of this year fell to 686 compared to 1,444 breaches reported in the same period of 2017, according to a new report. This still represents the exposure of some 1.4 billion records, although this figure too is down from 3.4 billion in the same quarter last year. The study from Risk Based Security also shows a shift in tactics. The...

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(Cyber)crime parfait : 1 500 milliards de dollars générés par an dans Informatique / Multimedia
Clubic.com - Actualité 2018-04-25 17:26:01

Qui ne connaît pas l'adage qui dit que le crime ne paie pas... Si ce proverbe se vérifie souvent, il semblerait que concernant le domaine de la cybercriminalité, il ne s'applique pas. 1,5 billions [...]

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(Cyber)crime parfait : 1 500 milliards de dollars générés par an dans Informatique / Multimedia
Clubic.com - Comparateur de Prix : Nouveautés DVD 2018-04-25 17:26:01

Qui ne connaît pas l'adage qui dit que le crime ne paie pas... Si ce proverbe se vérifie souvent, il semblerait que concernant le domaine de la cybercriminalité, il ne s'applique pas. 1,5 billions [...]

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(Cyber)crime parfait : 1 500 milliards de dollars générés par an dans Informatique / Multimedia
Clubic.com - Comparateur de Prix : Nouveautés Matériel PC 2018-04-25 17:26:01

Qui ne connaît pas l'adage qui dit que le crime ne paie pas... Si ce proverbe se vérifie souvent, il semblerait que concernant le domaine de la cybercriminalité, il ne s'applique pas. 1,5 billions [...]

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(Cyber)crime parfait : 1 500 milliards de dollars générés par an dans Informatique / Multimedia
Clubic.com - Actualité 2018-04-25 17:26:01

Qui ne connaît pas l'adage qui dit que le crime ne paie pas... Si ce proverbe se vérifie souvent, il semblerait que concernant le domaine de la cybercriminalité, il ne s'applique pas. 1,5 billions [...]

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GDPR kills the American internet: Long live the internet! dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-22 21:55:55

I began writing the print version of this rag in September, 1987. Ronald Reagan was President, almost nobody carried a mobile phone, Bill Gates was worth $1.25 billion, and there was no Internet in the sense we know it today because Al Gore had yet to "invent" it. My point here is that a lot can change in 30+ years and one such change that is my main topic is that, thanks to the GDPR, the Internet...

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