Yahoo breach headaches, plus Oracle offers new cloud services: News IT leaders need to know

This week’s highlights also include a Cisco and Salesforce alliance, plus Accenture creates a prototype for an editable blockchain. Yahoo! breach potential headache for business users The massive data breach reported this week by Yahoo! could have unexpected consequences for businesses, even if they don’t use Yahoo email addresses. Rogers Communications has long outsourced its…

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Your vibrator isn’t the only thing spying on you: Welcome to the Internet of everything

An Internet-connected sex toy sending information about how customers use it back to the manufacturer in real time sounds like the most intimate invasion of privacy imaginable. So no surprise that U.S. law firm Edelson PC made international headlines after announcing its intention to serve the Ottawa-based maker of the We-Vibe Rave with a proposed class-action lawsuit…

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Twitter Inc said to be working with Goldman Sachs to help with possible sale, Salesforce and Google named as suitors

Twitter Inc. is holding informal talks with several potential buyers and is working with Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to help with a possible deal, people familiar with the situation said. Salesforce.com Inc. is one of the main parties interested in the San Francisco-based social media company, said the people, who asked not to be named…

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