"This Week in Data" is a weekly infographic that aims to serve as a quick and easy way for our readers to catch up on the latest news about the people and organizations that are shaking up the world of big data, cloud computing, and all things data storage.
The latest stories this week are no April Fool’s joke. We saw Oracle seek $9.3 billion in a copyright lawsuit, IBM acquire Salesforce partner Bluewolf, and Microsoft accidentally re-activate its Tay chatbot.
Ready to learn more? See the rest of the headlines in this week's infographic and click on the links at the bottom of the page to get the rest of the details on each of our five stories from this week.
Oracle vs. Google
- Oracle to Google: Pay us $9.3bn for using Java in Android
- Oracle seeks $9.3 billion for Google’s use of Java in Android
Hackers Targeting POS Systems
- TreasureHunt malware steals POS credit card data from retailers
- FireEye says hackers are racing to compromise POS systems
IBM Acquires Bluewolf
Weakness in iOS
- Hackers can abuse the iOS mobile device management protocol to deliver malware
- Weakness in iOS enterprise hooks could let bad apps sneak in
Microsoft’s Tay Chatbot
- Microsoft 'deeply sorry' for Tay chatbot, will bring it back when 'vulnerability' is fixed
- Microsoft's Tay AI chatbot wakes up, starts tweeting like crazy. But was it hacked?