"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.
This week Google is trying to help users defend against phishing attacks, there's a newly discovered malware that is turning unsuspecting computers into spam bots, and Microsoft is flexing its machine learning muscle with a new website that guesses visitors' ages.
Are you at the edge of your chair yet? Scroll down the page to read all the headlines in the infographic below and then scroll just a little bit further to find links to each full story.
Password Alert extention
- New Chrome extension aims to protect Google passwords, foil phishers
- New Chrome extension warns you when your Google password gets phished
AWS Q1 Revenue
- Amazon beats, stock jumps, and its cloud business is quite profitable
- The profitable part of Amazon: AWS is Worth $5 billion, Bezos says
- Mumblehard malware turns Linux servers into spam-senders
- Spam-blasting malware infects thousands of Linux and FreeBSD servers
Microsoft's Age Guessing Website
- Microsoft sets up machine learning demo site that guesses your age
- Microsoft thinks it can guess your age using facial recognition
New Facebook Login
- Facebook change will give you control over data sharing with apps
- Facebook is breaking some apps, but it's a good thing for privacy