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Dexiga Startup Faces Backlash After Exposing My WinStar App User Data

The company that created the My WinStar app, Dexiga, unintentionally made public a database containing its users personal data, including their home a

The company that created the My WinStar app, Dexiga, unintentionally made public a database containing its users personal data, including their home addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, and complete names. The unencrypted database was found by security researcher Anurag Sen, who provided TechCrunch with details. After being informed, Dexiga protected the database, but they played down the event, saying the information was freely accessible. TechCrunch signed up and confirmed the phone number showed in the accessible data, so validating the databases relationship to the My WinStar app. Dexiga said that a log migration caused the exposure. Still, it didnt say when it happened, or if anybody else could access the information. Since WinStars general manager did not reply to questions, how the company handled the situation is still being determined. Read More..

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DECIX Internet Exchanges Witness Record Surge in Data Traffic, Reaching 59 Exabytes in 2023

Data traffic at DECIX Internet Exchanges surged to 59 exabytes in 2023—a significant rise of 23 per cent over the previous year. CEO Ivo Ivanov emph

Data traffic at DECIX Internet Exchanges surged to 59 exabytes in 2023—a significant rise of 23 per cent over the previous year. CEO Ivo Ivanov emphasised the importance of DECIX in our digital life and the range of applications it has made possible for the internet. DECIX Indias Chief Business Officer, Sudhir Kunder, reaffirmed the companys dedication to offering dependable and quick connections. With DECIX Frankfurt reaching a record peak, the peak data throughput of 22.36 terabits per second on November 8, 2023, demonstrated a consistent increase. The increased usage of internetbased apps is the reason for the spike in data traffic, indicating the importance of DECIX in international data exchange. Read More..

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Tower Semiconductor Eyes $8 Billion Chip Manufacturing Facility in India

According to the Indian Express, Israelbased Tower Semiconductor would build a $8 billion chip manufacturing plant in India. The plan seeks to build 4

According to the Indian Express, Israelbased Tower Semiconductor would build a $8 billion chip manufacturing plant in India. The plan seeks to build 40 and 65nanometer chips in India if government incentives are obtained. Chip production is consistent with Prime Minister Modis economic goals, albeit Tower Semiconductor and the Indian IT ministry have not yet commented on the issue. Nevertheless, prior attempts to provide the sector $10 billion in incentives were met with obstacles, resulting in the postponement or cancellation of some projects. Read More..

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Tata Communications and Microsoft Collaborate to Enhance Enterprise Connectivity with Teams Integration

Through a partnership with Microsoft, Tata Communications can provide Indian businesses with improved connection and communication through Microsoft T

Through a partnership with Microsoft, Tata Communications can provide Indian businesses with improved connection and communication through Microsoft Teams. Using Microsofts Operator Connect and Tata Communications GlobalRapide technology, users may easily place and receive PSTN phone calls on Teams devices worldwide. Tata Communications guarantees regulatory compliance with relationships with over 700 mobile network providers and significant coverage across more than 190 countries. By providing endtoend managed services, deployment, onboarding, and improved security features, the GlobalRapide platform streamlines the management of the Teams platform. The VP of Unified Communications & Collaboration at Tata Communications, Sriram Sampath, highlights how the alliance may increase worker productivity while upholding regulatory compliance. According to Microsofts Country Head, Shruti Bhatia, the partnership aims to increase productivity and efficiency for Indian companies. Read More..

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Crackdown on Cybercrime U.S. Authorities Seize Websites Linked to Malware Sales

The "Warzone RAT" virus, which may steal data, was found on websites made available for purchase by American authorities. Suspects were also apprehend

The "Warzone RAT" virus, which may steal data, was found on websites made available for purchase by American authorities. Suspects were also apprehended in Malta and Nigeria. Classified as a remote access trojan, the infection allowed hackers to access computers worldwide. It allowed them to browse the file system, record keystrokes, and spy on users webcams. Maltese citizen Daniel Meli has been charged with distributing malware since 2012. On the other hand, Nigerian citizen Prince Onyeoziri Odinakachi is charged with providing Warzone RAT assistance from 2019 to 2023. The United States is seeking Melis extradition, while Odinakachi is charged with conspiring to conduct computer intrusion offences. The solicitors for both parties defences have yet to be named. Read More..

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AstraZeneca Shares Slide Despite Strong 2023 Financials

AstraZeneca posted strong financial results for 2023, including $45.8 billion in revenue and a gross profit of more than $37.5 billion. Still, its sha

AstraZeneca posted strong financial results for 2023, including $45.8 billion in revenue and a gross profit of more than $37.5 billion. Still, its shares fell by about 4% on the London Stock Exchange. The corporation made a point of highlighting how much of its sales came from cancer medications. Investors, however, did not appear thrilled, maybe due to the company missing fourthquarter profit estimates explained by higher research expenditures and lower margin sales in emerging regions. Although there is hope for cancer and rare illness treatments, AstraZeneca has to maintain growth in the face of shifting market conditions. Furthermore, the companys foray into developing obesity drugs complements its strategic efforts with the decline in demand for its COVID19 vaccination. Pascal Soriot, the CEO, is nevertheless upbeat about the potential for future development. Read More..

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India Nears Historic Free Trade Agreement with European Free Trade Association

India and the European Free Trade Association EFTA, comprised of Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein, are finalising a historic free trade

India and the European Free Trade Association EFTA, comprised of Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein, are finalising a historic free trade agreement FTA. Following sixteen years of discussions, this agreement provides improved market access in exchange for a substantial investment in India that might total up to $100 billion over fifteen years. Investment assurances are included, but once final negotiations occur, it is clear if they will be binding. The agreement intends to stimulate private sector investments and increase bilateral commerce, particularly with Switzerland, which might create over a million jobs. Indias pursuit of several trade agreements, such as those with the UK, EU, and Australia, highlights the need for strategic economic diversification in the face of shifting global supply chains away from China. Read More..

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U.S. Pledges Additional Funding to Enhance Metal Exports from Central Africa

The United States commits further finance to the Lobito Corridor, enabling Zambia and other countries in Central Africas Copperbelt to export copper.

The United States commits further finance to the Lobito Corridor, enabling Zambia and other countries in Central Africas Copperbelt to export copper. Amos Hochstein, the US energy ambassador, emphasises how crucial it is to avoid South Africas logistical roadblocks for exports of copper and cobalt, which are essential to the energy revolution. With plans for additional investment, a group led by Trafigura, MotaEngil, and Vecturis SA was able to acquire a 30year railway services concession. Hochstein said that $250 million will be allocated for the Angola phase, and he expects a comparable amount for the Zambia phase. The project, supported by over $1 billion raised with partners including the Africa Finance Corporation, intends to have operational rail by 2028. Read More..

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