Developer security startup StackHawk raised $10 million Series A

  • Denver cybersecurity startup StackHawk has raised a $10 million Series A round led by Sapphire Ventures. 
  • Developer security is a booming vertical of cybersecurity with funding rounds this month from FOSSA and Apiiro and a $200 million round last month for Snyk. 
  • StackHawk’s platform automatically checks developers’ code for any errors or potential security vulnerabilities each time they make updates. 
  • CEO Joni Klippert says the developer community prizes transparency and community, and her company adopts the same approach.
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Denver’s StackHawk has raised a $10 million Series A round of funding round led by Sapphire Ventures, it announced Monday, making it the latest startup to emerge in the hot developer security sector which includes Snyk, FOSSA, and Apiiro. 

Rather than blocking threats or hunting down criminals, developer security seeks to prevent vulnerabilities in the first place. Instead of focusing constantly on “attackers” and “threats”

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Tech giants call for more content liability protection in the EU



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Steeples with blue flags of the European Union against the background of the European Commission building Berlaymont in Brussels, Belgium. EU flag, symbol

Facebook, Twitter, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and other tech giants have urged the European Union for more liability protection to help them tackle illegal content and hate speech. Edima, an association that represents the companies, argued stronger protections would result in “better quality” moderation by companies of user-generated content.

As things stand, those companies do have liability protection under EU rules, as long as they don’t have “actual knowledge” of hate speech or illegal content on their platforms. Once such material becomes known to them (such as when it’s flagged by a user), they have to remove that content quickly. According to Bloomberg, the companies are concerned that if their own systems detect harmful or illegal content, that could be considered as them having “actual knowledge”

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Background Music Market Registers an Incremental growth of $ 82.22 Million during 2020-2024

Technavio has been monitoring the background music market, operating under the consumer discretionary industry. The latest report on the background music market, 2020-2024 estimates it to register an incremental growth of by USD 82.22 mn, at a CAGR of almost 5% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, the latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201026005727/en/

Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Background Music Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

Technavio’s in-depth research has all your needs covered as our research reports include all foreseeable market scenarios, including pre- & post-COVID-19 analysis. Download Latest Free Sample Report on COVID-19 Analysis

The market is fragmented, and the degree of fragmentation will accelerate during the forecast period. Competitors have to focus on differentiating their product offerings with unique

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1st Look At The Dazzling New Smartphone

The new Huawei Mate 40 Pro has been unveiled and goes on sale shortly. I’ve been trying it out since minutes after it was announced and first impressions are strong.

MORE FROM FORBESHuawei Mate 40 Pro Suddenly Reveals Game-Changing Alternative To Google

I’ll be reviewing it fully in the coming days but here’s a bullet-point glance at its design.

No Google Mobile Services

There’s one element that’s no surprise: the continuing issues between Huawei and the U.S. government mean there’s no Google Mobile Services on this phone, which means no Google app, Gmail, Google Maps or Play Store.

But Petal Maps is here

I’ve been testing Petal Maps, Huawei’s own navigation app which is aimed to fill the gap caused by the absence of Google Maps. This

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The Washington Post to host daily, live 2020 election programming beginning Oct. 28



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“Post Live Election Daily” will feature interviews with Acting Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council Brooke Leslie Rollins, Former Attorney General of the United States Eric Holder, Former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Newt Gingrich and more.

The Washington Post today announced it will host live programming of the 2020 presidential race, including a daily Washington Post Live virtual series, a special broadcast report on election night and innovative graphics presentations of the vote count. In addition to The Post’s comprehensive reporting and analysis, viewers can tune in to The Post’s site and YouTube channel to follow coverage in the lead-up to election night and as the results come in.

“Post Live Election Daily will offer a crisp snapshot of the 2020 election in a fast-paced, robust 30-minute program, sponsored by Bank of America. Starting at 1 p.m. ET on Wednesday, October 28, viewers 

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What is Google Discover and What Does It Mean for SEO?

Google Discover is a personalised content discovery platform. We take a look at how it works, what kind of content gets featured and how to pay your way in.

In 2018, Google updated and rebranded its Google Feed product into a new content discovery tool, called Google Discover. With more than 800 million people using it to find new content every month, the platform is bigger than Twitter and Pinterest combined.

Google launched the platform with mobile users in mind, providing an alternative to the likes of Facebook and Twitter for browsing through content. But Google Discover also brings new opportunities for search marketers who can reach a wider audience of users who would never actively find them on Google Search

What is Google Discover?

Google Discover is Google’s latest effort to build a personalised content discovery platform for users. This breaks away from the search engine format where users

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RM LAW Announces Investigation of Super Micro Computer, Inc.

BERWYN, Pa., Oct. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — RM LAW, P.C. announces an investigation on behalf of Super Micro Computer, Inc. (“Super Micro” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: SMCI) investors concerning the Company and its officers’ possible violations of federal securities laws.

If you purchased shares of Super Micro and would like to learn more about these claims or if you wish to discuss these matters and have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights, contact Richard A. Maniskas, Esquire toll-free at (844) 291-9299 or to sign up online, click here. 

On May 17, 2019, following a nearly two-year delay, the Company filed its 2017 yearly report, in which it restated certain financial results for fiscal 2015 and 2016 and reported “adjustments” for fiscal 2013 and 2014.

Our investigation concerns whether the Company’s board of directors breached its fiduciary duties to shareholders and/or grossly mismanaged the Company in connection

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Commercial Telematics Market Growth will Accelerate at a CAGR of 10% during 2020-2024

Technavio has been monitoring the commercial telematics market, operating under the information technology industry. The latest report on the commercial telematics market, 2020-2024 estimates it to register an incremental growth of USD 23.15 bn, at a CAGR of almost 10% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, the latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201026005720/en/

Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Commercial Telematics Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

Technavio’s in-depth research has all your needs covered as our research reports include all foreseeable market scenarios, including pre- & post-COVID-19 analysis. Download Latest Free Sample Report on COVID-19 Analysis

The market is fragmented, and the degree of fragmentation will accelerate during the forecast period. Competitors have to focus on differentiating their product offerings with unique value

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SAP Co-Founder’s Fortune Tumbles $2.4 Billion on Software Slump

(Bloomberg) — SAP SE’s co-founder Hasso Plattner’s fortune fell by $2.4 billion on Monday after pandemic lockdowns forced the enterprise software-maker to cut its revenue forecast for the year.



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The Walldorf, Germany-based company’s shares sank as much as 23%, its biggest intraday drop since 1996. Plattner, 76, is Germany’s seventh-richest person with a net worth of $13.6 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. About two-thirds of his fortune is comprised of SAP shares.

Read more: SAP Shares Collapse After Lockdowns Force Cuts to Revenue

Uncertainty over the economy and the likelihood of a new wave of Covid-related lockdowns prompted SAP to push its targets for total revenue, cloud revenue and operating profit back by a year or two, according to a statement.

Plattner, a programmer, left a job with IBM Corp. to start his first software

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Facebook says it helped 4.4 million voters register ahead of election

  • Facebook said it has helped 4.4 million people register to vote on its platform.
  • The metric exceeds Facebook’s original goal set in June of registering 4 million people to vote ahead of the presidential election.
  • The company’s announcement comes after a months of pressure on tech firms to crack down on election interference, political misinformation, and conspiracy theories on their platforms.
  • Facebook isn’t the only tech company to integrate voter information tools into its platforms — Snapchat launched a similar registration initiative that it said caused 1 million people to register through the app.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Facebook said Monday that it has helped 4.4 million people to register to vote on its platforms, surpassing a metric that it set for itself in June.

Mark Zuckerberg announced the launch of a voter information tool this past summer, and said he wanted to bolster turnout to this

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