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Over the holidays, popular retailer Target admitted that it had been breached, with data of up to 40 million customers stolen. Weeks later, that number skyrocketed to 110 million. As we can now see, while it was Target that dominated the security headlines this past month, two other incidents seemingly flew under the radar, involving Starbucks and Neiman Marcus. Between these two incidents, I can't even decide which one is worse - both companies involved should be hugely embarrassed. On the Neiman Marcus side, its servers had been compromised as far back as last July, with the company finally noticing... Read more...
Like an old cup of coffee, Starbucks is getting rid of AT&T as its complimentary Wi-Fi service provider and replacing it with something new and fresh. Specifically, Google will provide the next generation of wireless service to Starbucks customers, but it's not just a change in provider, it's an upgrade in speed as well. According to Starbucks, Google's Wi-Fi service will provide its customers with up to 10 times faster network and Wi-Fi speeds than they're currently getting with AT&T. In addition, Google and Starbucks will work together to co-develop the next generation Starbucks Digital... Read more...