Microsoft and data management startup Rubrik announced a “strategic agreement” aimed at combating ransomware attacks, in which hackers gain access to an organization’s data, lock it up with encryption, and demand payment in exchange for decrypting it. As part of the agreement, Microsoft is making an equity investment in Rubrik that according to Bloomberg is in the low tens of millions and...
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Hi, welcome to the Weekend.It might seem against the holiday spirit to say so, but does anyone really love gift-shopping these days? Even pre-pandemic, it was a stress-inducing affair, loaded with decision fatigue, toy-of-the-year FOMO and ghosts of bad presents past.Into this consumerist minefield has stumbled a strange new entrant: livestream shopping. In this week’s issue, writer Janet...
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