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Zoom reaches $85 mln settlement of lawsuit over user privacy, ‘Zoombombing’

Zoom Video Communications Inc (ZM.O) agreed to pay $85 million and bolster its security practices to settle a lawsuit claiming it violated users’ privacy rights by sharing personal data with Facebook, Google and LinkedIn, and letting hackers disrupt Zoom meetings in a practice called Zoombombing.

Apple plans ‘buy now, pay later’ service – Bloomberg

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is working on a service to let shoppers pay for purchases in instalments, Bloomberg reported, a move that could help the iPhone maker tap into the thriving “buy now, pay later” sector.

UK cyber Spy Chief Warn : China could Rule World’s Technology

Information reaching has it that the United Kingdom‘s top cyber spy Mr. Jeremy Fleming sound a note of warning on Friday that the West must urgently act to ensure China does not dominate important emerging technologies and gain control of the “global operating system”.

In an unusually blunt speech, Jeremy Fleming, director of the GCHQ spy agency, said the West faced a battle for control of technologies such as artificial intelligence, synthetic biology and genetics.

Hackers Hits Florida school district Files, Demand $40m Ransom

Information reaching us has it that the computer system of one of the nation’s largest school districts was hacked by a criminal gang that encrypted district data and demanded $40 million in ransom or it would erase the files and post students’ and employees’ personal information online.

Huawei launches mini grid solution

Huawei Technologies Company Nigeria Limited has launched its Next-Generation Mini Grid ‘iPowerCube-S’ solution to provide reliable and affordable power supply to improve livelihoods and production in areas with unstable power supply or without main power connection or.

The company in a statement titled ‘Huawei launches its Next-Generation Mini Grid Solution iPowerCube-S in Nigeria,’ on Friday said the iPowerCube-S is a distributed power solution that integrates solar, grid, diesel generator and battery storage, featuring one-stop delivery, fast deployment and optimal levelised cost of electricity.