Now that a surge of American cars are getting their own internet connections, Verizon Communications Inc. and AT&T Inc. don’t want to be relegated to mere pipe providers yet again.
Revelations that data belonging to as many 87 million Facebook Inc. users and their friends may have been misused became a game changer in the world of data protection as regulators are looking to raise awareness about how to protect information.
It’s the second notable hire for Apple in recent days. Earlier this week, the company said it was bringing on John Giannandrea, Google’s former head of artificial intelligence and search, to lead its own AI efforts.
While the Facebook story has shaken the business and political worlds for days, these other data security lapses, affecting millions of U.S. consumers, have barely made a ripple.
A cyberattack that hobbled the operations of at least four natural gas pipeline companies starting late last week also triggered changes within the utility industry.