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Children are being “datafied” before we’ve understood the risks, report warns – TechCrunch

Children are being “datafied” before we’ve understood the risks, report warns – TechCrunch A report by England’s children’s commissioner has raised concerns about how kids’ data is being collected and shared across the board, in both the private and public sectors. In the report, entitled Who knows what about me?, Anne …

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Garmin-owned navigation unit exposed thousands of boat owners’ data – TechCrunch

Garmin-owned navigation unit exposed thousands of boat owners’ data – TechCrunch Navionics, an electronic navigational chart maker owned by tech giant Garmin, has secured an exposed database that contained hundreds of thousands of customer records. The MondoDB database wasn’t secured with a password, allowing anyone who knew where to look …

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MariaDB acquires Clusterix – TechCrunch

MariaDB acquires Clusterix – TechCrunch MariaDB, the company behind the eponymous MySQL drop-in replacement database, today announced that it has acquired Clusterix, which itself is a MySQL drop-in replacement database, but with a focus on scalability. MariaDB will integrate Clusterix’s technology into its own database, which will allow it to offer …

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Storage provider Cloudian raises $94M – TechCrunch

Storage provider Cloudian raises $94M – TechCrunch Cloudian, a company that specializes in helping businesses store petabytes of data, today announced that it has raised a $94 million Series E funding round. Investors in this round, which is one of the largest we have seen for a storage vendor, include Digital Alpha, …

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Abbyy leaked 203,000 sensitive customer documents in server lapse – TechCrunch

Abbyy leaked 203,000 sensitive customer documents in server lapse – TechCrunch Abbyy, a maker of optical character recognition software, has exposed a trove of sensitive customer documents after a database server was left online without a password. The exposed server was found by former Kromtech security researcher Bob Diachenko, who …

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Audit of NHS Trust’s app project with DeepMind raises more questions than it answers – TechCrunch

Audit of NHS Trust’s app project with DeepMind raises more questions than it answers – TechCrunch A third party audit of a controversial patient data-sharing arrangement between a London NHS Trust and Google DeepMind appears to have skirted over the core issues that generated the controversy in the first place. …

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YugaByte’s new database software rakes in $16 million so developers can move to any cloud – TechCrunch

YugaByte’s new database software rakes in $16 million so developers can move to any cloud – TechCrunch Looking to expand the footprint of its toolkit giving developers a unified database software that can work for both relational and post-relational databases, YugaByte has raised $16 million in a new round of …

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Facebook data misuse firm snubs UK watchdog’s legal order – TechCrunch

Facebook data misuse firm snubs UK watchdog’s legal order – TechCrunch The company at the center of a major Facebook data misuse scandal has failed to respond to a legal order issued by the UK’s data protection watchdog to provide a US voter with all the personal information it holds …

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