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Cisco to Buy Cyber-Security Company Duo for USD 2.35 Billion

Cisco to Buy Cyber-Security Company Duo for USD 2.35 Billion

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) said Thursday that it has agreed to buy Duo Security Inc. a cybersecurity startup based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, for USD 2.35 Billion in cash and stock.The deal is Cisco’s largest acquisition since its USD 3.7 ..

Google developing AI to take on some customer service responsibilities

Google developing AI to take on some customer service responsibilities

Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) announced at its Cloud Next conference on Tuesday that it is developing an AI software called Contact Center AI to replace some of the work done in call centers. The new AI will share some of the same technology as Google Dupl..

Google Partners with Digital Asset to Build Blockchain Apps

Google Partners with Digital Asset to Build Blockchain Apps

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG)'s Google and financial technology startup, Digital Asset, announced on Monday a partnership to bring blockchain to Google Cloud. Google is currently increasing its use of blockchain technology to compete with Amazon...

Ford teams with startup to be “Waze” for Autonomous Cars

Ford teams with startup to be “Waze” for Autonomous Cars

San Francisco-based startup RideOS raised $9 million from venture firm Sequoia Capital and has reached a partnership with a division of Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F), it said on Friday. RideOS was started by two former Uber Technology Inc. employees,..

H&R Block shutting down 400 stores

H&R Block shutting down 400 stores

H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), a tax preparation firm with almost 10,000 locations across the U.S., announced on Tuesday that it would be closing 400 locations due to a discouraging financial outlook for rest of 2018.  Following the announceme..

Forever 21 data breach left customer credit card information exposed for months

Forever 21 data breach left customer credit card information exposed for months

Forever 21 has confirmed in a press release that various POS terminals were exposed to hackers for months, leaving customer payment card information unprotected from April 3, to November 18, 2017. Hackers were able to acquire card numbers, expiratio..

Apple Possibly Dropping Qualcomm Components

Apple Possibly Dropping Qualcomm Components

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) announced plans to possibly drop chips for iPhones and iPads supplied by Qualcomm Inc. that might take in effect in fall of 2018. This plan followed a change in supply arrangements where QUALCOMM, Inc.(NASDAQ: QCOM) ha..