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Researchers: NSO Group used location data from thousands of unsuspecting people during its pitch of COVID-19 contact-tracing tech to governments and journalists (Zack Whittaker/TechCrunch)

Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch: Researchers: NSO Group used location data from thousands of unsuspecting people during its pitch of COVID-19 contact-tracing tech to governments and journalists — Researchers say NSO’s use of real data “violated the privacy” of thousands of people. — Spyware maker NSO Group used real … Source link

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You don’t code? Do machine learning straight from Microsoft Excel

Machine learning and deep learning have become an important part of many applications we use every day. There are few domains that the fast expansion of machine learning hasn’t touched. Many businesses have thrived by developing the right strategy to integrate machine learning algorithms into their operations and processes. Others have lost ground to competitors after […]

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Student-founded Develop for Good surpasses 25,000 volunteer hours connecting students with nonprofits – TechCrunch

This has been the year of the social organization. As the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the world and the United States, governments and a patchwork of nonprofits and volunteer organizations sprang into action, offering everything from food and medical supplies to children’s books and clothing to individuals and families struggling in the virus’s wake. Perhaps […]

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Researcher: Get Schooled, an education charity, left personal info of hundreds of thousands of students including addresses and phone numbers exposed to hackers (Nic Fildes/Financial Times)

Nic Fildes / Financial Times: Researcher: Get Schooled, an education charity, left personal info of hundreds of thousands of students including addresses and phone numbers exposed to hackers — Database at charity set up by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation was ‘open and accessible’ during website revamp Source link

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RentPath drops acquisition deal with CoStar after FTC antitrust lawsuit – TechCrunch

RentPath, owner of property listing sites including Rent.com and Apartment Guide, said today it has cancelled its agreement to be acquired by CoStar Group after the Federal Trade Commission sued to block the sale. CoStar, a commercial real estate data and analytics provider that also operates listing sites like Apartments.com and ApartmentFinder.com, agreed in February […]

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New York regulators have authorized a subsidiary of Japan’s GMO Internet to issue the world’s first publicly available stablecoin backed by the Japanese yen (Kevin Helms/Bitcoin News)

Kevin Helms / Bitcoin News: New York regulators have authorized a subsidiary of Japan’s GMO Internet to issue the world’s first publicly available stablecoin backed by the Japanese yen — The New York State Department of Financial Services, the Bitlicense regulator, has authorized GMO to issue U.S. dollar and Japanese yen-pegged stablecoins. Source link

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