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Did The U.S. Government Ask Linus Torvalds For A Backdoor?

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Linus Torvalds took part in a Q&A at the LinuxCon conference that just ended in New Orleans, LA.  He was asked whether the government asked him to build a backdoor to Linux. “No”, he responded, while shaking his head “Yes”.

Sean Michael Kerner has a story, on eWeek, you may find interesting. Here is the link.

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TransUnion to acquire Neustar for $3.1B

TransUnion has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Neustar from a private investment group led by Golden Gate Capital and with minority participation by GIC.

Huvr raises $5M

Huvr, a cloud-based industrial asset management solution company, has raised $5 million.

American Express acquires fintech company Kabbage

American Express has entered into an agreement to acquire Kabbage, a financial technology company that provides cash flow management solutions to small businesses.

AP to equip visual journalists globally with Sony imaging products

Sony and The Associated Press (AP) have inked a collaboration that will make Sony the exclusive imaging products and support provider for AP news photographers and video journalists globally.

Equifax acquires Ansonia

Equifax has acquired Ansonia, a provider of business credit, collections, and account receivable data used by financial institutions, creditors, and businesses focused on the transportation and logistics industries.