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U.S. Senators Urge SEC to Investigate Cybersecurity Incident

Senators Ron Wyden, a Democrat, and Cynthia Lummis, a Republican, are among the US senators who have urged the Securities and Exchange Commission SEC

Senators Ron Wyden, a Democrat, and Cynthia Lummis, a Republican, are among the US senators who have urged the Securities and Exchange Commission SEC to look into the recent cybersecurity issue involving hacking the agencys X previously Twitter account. The price of Bitcoin briefly increased due to the unauthorised posts assertion that exchangetraded funds ETFs for the cryptocurrency were approved. The senators attacked the SEC for what seemed to be a disregard for cybersecurity best practices, especially because twofactor authentication was not in place at the time of the occurrence. They asked the SEC to examine its twofactor authentication policies and rectify any remaining security holes. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 1 months ago      

Nikkei Share Average Hits Highest Level Since 1990 on Weaker Yen

A cheaper Yen helped exporters and allayed fears that the Bank of Japan might soon tighten policy in response to dismal wage data, as the Nikkei share

A cheaper Yen helped exporters and allayed fears that the Bank of Japan might soon tighten policy in response to dismal wage data, as the Nikkei share average in Japan rose to its highest level since February 1990. By midday, the Nikkei gained 1.94% to 35,110.52, on track to record its most considerable weekly increase since March 2020. At 2,488.65, the Topix index was up 1.81%. Novembers weak accurate wage growth figures, which marked the 20th straight month of wage declines, dampened expectations that the BOJ would soon raise interest rates. For exporters, a lower Yen increases the value of their foreign profits when repatriating. Overnight, the Yen dropped 0.9% vs the dollar, closing at 145.56. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 1 months ago      

Malaysia and Singapore Join Forces for Special Economic Zone in Johor

As part of initiatives to draw investments and ease the flow of people and commodities, Malaysia and Singapore have decided to work together on a Spec

As part of initiatives to draw investments and ease the flow of people and commodities, Malaysia and Singapore have decided to work together on a Special Economic Zone SEZ in Johor, Malaysia. The two nations intend to draft an extensive agreement addressing corporate process simplification and renewable energy. The SEZ seeks to improve commerce between countries, which will help both economies. With around 70% of all foreign direct investment in manufacturing in Johor, Singapore is the secondlargest foreign investor. Singapores minister of trade and industry and Malaysias minister of economy, Rafizi Ramli, inked the deal. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 1 months ago      

Apple Stock Faces 4% Decline in 2024 Amid iPhone Sales Concerns, Vulnerable to Microsofts Surge

Apples stock fell 4% in 2024 due to worries over iPhone sales, leaving it open to Microsoft overtaking it as the most valuable firm in the world. Micr

Apples stock fell 4% in 2024 due to worries over iPhone sales, leaving it open to Microsoft overtaking it as the most valuable firm in the world. Microsoft has a market value of $2.837 trillion, whereas Apples is $2.866 trillion. According to reports, iPhone sales in China dropped 30% in the first week of 2024, which can be attributed to more fierce rivalry from regional rivals like Huawei. Microsofts valuation, however, has increased by around 2% this year. Apple is scheduled to release the Vision Pro mixedreality headset on February 2, but worries still exist according to UBS, the headgears effect on profits per share in 2024 will be "relatively immaterial." Apple releases results on February 1. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 1 months ago      

SEC Approves First U.S.Listed Bitcoin ETFs BlackRock, Fidelity, and Others Get the Nod

Major organisations like BlackRock, Ark Investments/21Shares, Fidelity, Invesco, and VanEck had their first bitcoin exchangetraded funds ETFs certifie

Major organisations like BlackRock, Ark Investments/21Shares, Fidelity, Invesco, and VanEck had their first bitcoin exchangetraded funds ETFs certified by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission SEC and listed in the country. This historic ruling exposes investors to bitcoin without requiring them to keep the digital currency outright, with potential inflows estimated to be between $50 billion and $100 billion. The action signals a change in the SECs position and a rise in institutional acceptance of Bitcoin. SEC Chair Gary Gensler, who concurred in authorising the ETFs, noted that bitcoin is a speculative and volatile asset class and stressed that this does not imply support. The choice is a pivotal moment in developing Bitcoin as an asset class. Read More..

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Paraguay Military Issues Warning After Black Hunt Ransomware Hits Tigo Business

After an assault on Tigo Business, Paraguays military has issued a warning regarding Black Hunt ransomware attacks. The most prominent cell provider i

After an assault on Tigo Business, Paraguays military has issued a warning regarding Black Hunt ransomware attacks. The most prominent cell provider in Paraguay, Tigo, verified the security breach that impacted its Tigo Business segment, which offers digital solutions to businesses. According to reports, the assault compromised backups and affected over 330 systems using the Black Hunt ransomware. The Paraguayan militarys General Directorate of Information and Communication Technologies sent a warning on the Black Hunt ransomware assaults, stressing that over 300 Tigoaffiliated businesses were affected and that backups, emails, web pages, and cloud storage were compromised. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 1 months ago      

Microsoft Considers Future of Beijing Research Lab Amid USChina Tensions

According to reports, Microsoft is discussing the future of its Beijing research facility in light of the escalating USChina tensions. The growth of a

According to reports, Microsoft is discussing the future of its Beijing research facility in light of the escalating USChina tensions. The growth of artificial intelligence and the tense ties between the two countries have made the lab a focus of national security worries. Brad Smith, the company president, and CEO Satya Nadella have discussed this for at least a year. The potential for Chinese hackers or infiltration into the lab and the possibility of researchers departing to work for Chinese businesses with solid government connections are among the conceivable hazards. While drafting legislation prohibiting new US investments in Chinese corporations engaged in sensitive technology, the Biden administration also questioned Microsoft about the facility. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 1 months ago      

OpenAI Introduces GPT Store, Enabling Users to Share and Download Custom Chatbots

OpenAI has unveiled two new products ChatGPT Team, a new solution for companies, and the GPT Store, which is dubbed OpenAIs equivalent of the App Stor

OpenAI has unveiled two new products ChatGPT Team, a new solution for companies, and the GPT Store, which is dubbed OpenAIs equivalent of the App Store and lets users post customised chatbots GPTs for others to buy. ChatGPT Team offers a shared workspace and lets teams create their GPTs. It is priced at $25 per user per month annual payment or $30 per user per month monthly payment and is intended for enterprises with less than 150 users. Community members may create and distribute GPTs through the GPT Store, and shortly, a revenue programme for GPT builders will be launched. OpenAI has been expanding its AI product line quickly, and these new offers will help the business generate more income. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 1 months ago