Toshiba Sues Western Digital For $1 Billion in Damages

Toshiba has raised the stakes in an embittered legal row with its joint venture partner, suing Western Digital for a $1bn in damages and hoping Japanese courts will quash the US firm’s interference in the sale of its memory chip business. From a report: The litigation, filed Wednesday in Tokyo District Court, seeks to stop Western Digital from making ownership claims over the enterprise that Toshiba is trying to sell….

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The Ransomware called NotPetya – Cyber Experts have their say

Tuesday’s global cyber attack caused havoc and disruption to all manners of businesses. Many within the cyber industry are debating whether the ransomware used was actually a strain of Petya or was it something completely new. With it first being detected in Ukraine, where companies updating a mechanism within an accounting program that had connections to the Ukrainian government, the malware was able to seed itself and affect systems within the…

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The Upcoming Oracle CPU: Struggling to Keep Pace with Vulnerabilities

Oracle releases a collection of security fixes for their products on every Tuesday closest to the 17th day of January, April, July, and October. These fixes are known as a Critical Patch Update (CPU), and are typically cumulative and address security vulnerabilities associated with Oracle products. April’s update, with fixes for 299 vulnerabilities across Oracle's platform, was its largest CPU to date. With the next CPU landing on July 18,…

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BrandPost: Packaged Applications: The Core of Your Business

Like it or not, it’s packaged applications that keep businesses running. According to The Business Applications Landscape 2016 To 2020: SaaS Disruption And Vendor Proliferation Report released by Forrester, companies rely on packaged application software to support a range of business needs from customer-focused business technology applications to solutions for managing people, finances, operations, and products. These applications are at the core of business operations, ensuring things like warehouse management,…

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Shipping Line Executives Charged with Cartel Conspiracy Offences

US – Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) and three of its Executives have been charged with participating in a long-running ocean freight conspiracy to allocate certain customers and routes, rig bids, and fix prices for the sale of international ocean shipments of roll-on, roll-off cargo to and from the US. The case, the latest in a swathe of cartel and antitrust actions which have blighted the industry of late, has now…

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