Tech News Hub: WEEKLY NEWS INSIGHTS
We do hope you are having a great start to this new year. As usual, we bring your weekly news roundup where we highlight the biggest tech stories of the week. To begin with, a group of security researchers has discovered major flaws in the software used by several manufacturers including luxury brands like Ferrari, Rolls Royce, and Porsche as well as emergency services vehicles. The vulnerabilities allow hackers to remotely take control of the vehicles, steal customer data, or take complete control over user accounts.
And in news that you won’t believe until you read it for yourself, ransomware group LockBit has apologised for an attack targeting Canada’s biggest children's hospital, SickKids, and even offered a free decryptor to recover the encrypted data. Could they be turning a new leaf? Find more in our news article.
In our other top story, Meta Ireland has been ordered to pay $414 million after failing to comply with the EU’s GDPR. It’s quite the interesting story with claims that the Irish government is in Meta’s corner and has been purposely delaying the process that began in 2018.
The cloud market has enjoyed exponential growth ever since the pandemic hit but for the first time, experts are predicting a slowdown in cloud use. In our news article, we talk about how harsh economic times and pressure from cost-conscious consumers have led to a flatlining of cloud usage.
Still, the potential in the cloud sector continues to be limitless. Beyond helping businesses reduce costs and streamline their operations, cloud computing also has use cases in space, and in our news article, we look at some of the ways the technology is being applied in the space sector.
Moving on to the Channel world, IBM has announced plans to scrap off its existing Partner world program and replace it with IBM partner plus. This move is part of the company’s strategy to double in the hybrid cloud and AI industries which are estimated to have a total value of $1 trillion.
Finally, NetApp continues with its leadership overhaul as it seeks to establish its dominance on the UK market. The company has appointed a new channel head for UK and Ireland barely three months after they appointed a new vice president and general manager.
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