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Former executive of Duo Security, Zscaler joins IronNet as co-CEO

NEW YORK (Reuters) – IronNet Cybersecurity Inc, a startup led by former U.S. National Security Agency chief Keith Alexander, has appointed William Welch as co-chief executive, the company told Reuters on Monday. Welch, former chief operating officer of Duo Security, a venture capital-backed cybersecurity company that was sold to Cisco Systems Inc for $2.35 billion last year, will serve as co-CEO along with Alexander, who ran the NSA from 2005 to 2014, the company said. Prior to Duo Security, Welch was COO of cybersecurity firm Zscaler Inc, which went public…

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Alvaro Morata: Chelsea striker joins Atletico Madrid on loan

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata has joined Spanish club Atletico Madrid on loan until the end of the 2019-20 season. The 26-year-old joined Chelsea from Real Madrid in July 2017 for a then club-record fee of £60m on a five-year contract. He has made 47 Premier League appearances for the Blues, scoring 16 times. Morata played for Atletico as a youngster before joining Real Madrid. More to follow. Source link

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Ex-Symantec executive Canellos joins Ericom Software as CEO

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Ex-Symantec executive David Canellos has joined Ericom Software as chief executive officer, the security software provider said on Thursday, just a month after his departure from Symantec. The move follows multiple key executive exits at Symantec late last year, including president and chief operating officer Michael Fey, chief marketing officer Michael Williams and senior vice president of worldwide sales engineering and product marketing Bradon Rogers. Symantec has not commented on the reason for the departures. A Symantec spokesman declined to comment on Thursday. Canellos was senior…

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Cesc Fabregas: Chelsea midfielder joins Monaco

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has joined Ligue 1 side Monaco. The 31-year-old Spaniard captained the Blues in the FA Cup against Nottingham Forest on Saturday and was in tears as he applauded fans at the final whistle. He joined Chelsea from Barcelona in 2014, having played 303 times for Arsenal between 2003 and 2011. Fabregas won two Premier League titles, two FA Cups and a League Cup in 501 appearances in English football. More to follow. Source link

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Waitrose Food vegan row: William Sitwell joins Telegraph

Image copyright Getty Images William Sitwell, who quit as Waitrose Food magazine editor after an email exchange in which he suggested a series on “killing vegans”, has become a Daily Telegraph restaurant critic. He had apologised in October for his “ill-judged joke” in response to a pitch by a freelance journalist. Sitwell, who posed with carrot in a publicity shot for the Telegraph, said he was “very happy” to be joining. Deputy editor Jane Bruton said he would bring a “unique voice” to the paper. Asked on Twitter if he…

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Pulisic joins Chelsea as most expensive American player

(Reuters) – Chelsea confirmed the signing of U.S. international winger Christian Pulisic from Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday, making the 20-year-old the most expensive American soccer player in history. Chelsea did not provide financial details but Dortmund said the London side had paid 64 million euros ($73.2 million) for the versatile attacker, who British media reported was also sought by Premier League leaders Liverpool. Forbes reported that the fee for Pulisic is over three times higher than the 20 million euros that German side Wolfsburg paid Hertha Berlin for U.S. international…

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Cricket: Sir Alastair Cook joins BBC team for England’s West Indies tour

Alastair Cook scored 147 in his last Test match innings against India at The Kia Oval in September Former England captain Sir Alastair Cook has joined BBC Radio 5 live’s cricket team covering England’s 2019 tour of the West Indies. Sir Alastair, England’s highest Test run-scorer, was knighted in the 2019 New Year’s Honours list in recognition of his contribution to the sport. He retired from international cricket in September 2018 and is now set to provide updates and analysis for BBC Radio 5 live, the BBC Sport website, the…

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Britain’s May joins ‘pooper’ party as Catalan figurine

Clay “caganers” figures are displayed at the Santa Llucia Christmas market in central Barcelona, Spain, December 14, 2018. EUTERS/Albert Gea TORROELLA DE MONTGRI, Spain (Reuters) – Britain’s Theresa May has joined the ranks of the famous and powerful in Catalonia as a traditional Christmas figurine. But with her dignity dented by widespread condemnation of her Brexit plan, she may consider the recognition a mixed blessing. The hand-painted clay statuettes, known as “caganers” or “poopers”, are depicted with their pants down. The longstanding tradition in the north eastern Spanish region is…

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News Daily: May joins EU summit after MPs’ vote and second Canadian ‘missing’ in China

If you want to get this briefing by email, sign-up here Image copyright AFP ‘Renewed mission’: May joins EU summit after surviving confidence vote More than a third of Conservative MPs voted on Wednesday that they had no confidence in Theresa May’s leadership, but she remains as prime minister. And the work doesn’t stop. Mrs May is off to a summit in Brussels, where she will seek legally binding pledges from the other 27 EU leaders on the Irish backstop – the biggest single problem for MPs who oppose her…

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Hillary Clinton joins Bollywood stars as super-rich Indians wed

Bride Isha Ambani, the daughter of the Chairman of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani, and her groom Anand Piramal, heir to a real-estate and pharmaceutical business, after they got married in Mumbai, India, December 12, 2018. Reliance Industries/Handout via REUTERS MUMBAI (Reuters) – The daughter of India’s richest man got married on Wednesday in a traditional ceremony in Mumbai attended by Bollywood stars and former U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. The marriage brings together two of India’s most influential families. The bride, Isha Ambani, 27, is the daughter of Mukesh Ambani,…

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