Category: Technology Companies

Microsoft Wins Appeal on Overseas Data Searches

For the last few years, American technology giants have been embroiled in a power struggle with the United States government over when authorities get to see and use the digital data that the companies collect.On Thursday, Microsoft won a surprise victory in one such legal battle against the government over

Swift Hires Cybersecurity Firms Following Customer Breaches

Swift, operator of the world’s largest money-transfer system, said it has hired a pair of information-security firms to help it scrutinize customers’ use of its systems and detect attempted hacks, following a series of breaches at user sites in recent months. The Brussels company, whose full name is the Society for Worldwide