Industrial systems cybersecurity company Claroty raises $60M Series B led by Singapore’s Temasek, bringing total investment to $93M (Zaid Shoorbajee/Cyberscoop)

June 11, 2018

Zaid Shoorbajee / Cyberscoop: Industrial systems cybersecurity company Claroty raises $60M Series B led by Singapore’s Temasek, bringing total investment to $93M  —  Claroty, a industrial control systems cybersecurity company, announced on Monday that it raised $60 million in Series B funding from a diverse group of investors … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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A Serious New Hurdle For CRISPR: Edited Cells Might Cause Cancer, Find Two Studies

Editing cell genomes with CRISPR-Cas9 might increase the risk of developing cancer, two studies published Monday warn. From a report: Editing cells’ genomes with CRISPR-Cas9 might increase the risk that the altered cells, intended to treat disease, will trigger cancer, two studies published on Monday warn — a potential game-changer for the companies developing CRISPR-based therapies. In the studies, published in Nature Medicine, scientists found that cells whose genomes are…

June 11, 2018
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E-commerce pressures, strike threat frame Teamsters-UPS contract talks

There are many issues on the bargaining table, and no single overriding issue this year, though the Sunday delivery issue comes close. (Above: A UPS truck travels in California, United States.) Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Whether the Teamsters union makes good its strike threat against UPS may hinge on whether the union… Source: http://www.joc.com

June 11, 2018
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Canada’s ‘Random’ Immigration Lottery Uses Microsoft Excel, Which Isn’t Actually Random

An anonymous reader writes: Last year, Canada introduced a new lottery system used to extend permanent-resident status to the parents and grandparents of Canadian citizens. The process was designed to randomly select applicants in order to make the process fairer than the old first-come, first-served system. There’s just one problem: the software used to run the lottery isn’t actually random. The Globe and Mail reported the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship…

June 11, 2018
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