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Catching up with the rush

Róisín Kiberd on how business operations and society in general are getting to grips with cloud threats

4th March, 2018

It seems unusual that a tech company could be sued by an entire city, but that’s exactly what appeared in the news last month. The city of Providence, Rhode Island, is demanding $5 billion dollars from tech giant Intel, citing negligence, unjust enrichment, breach of warranty and the breaking of numerous laws.

The multinational also faces 31 other class action lawsuits, due to the processor flaws known as Meltdown and Spectre. The two ominously...

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