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EP 30 - Dan Draper - CEO and Founder of CipherStash - Simple Protections Don’t Do the Job Anymore

The Wolfcast learned a lot from its discussion with Dan Draper, the Founder and CEO of CipherStash. CipherStash uses a searchable encryption scheme that enables data to …

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Pakistan: Internet service restored after a short outage caused by rain floods.

Internet connectivity was fully restored in central and northern parts of Pakistan on Friday after a… The news site The Gulf Today reports that After an …

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A vast internet outage was caused in Pakistan Officials by a defect in the fiber optic network.

Pakistan on Friday suffered a massive internet outage when a technical fault in the optic fiber netw… The news site Financial Express reports that Pakistan went …

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EP 29 - Özgür Arslan-Ayaydin - Clinical Professor of Finance at University of Illinois at Chicago - Alternative Banking Systems

The Wolfcast was interested to speak with Özgür Arslan-Ayaydin, Clinical Professor of Finance at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Some of the topics that Özgür …

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CRTC questioned Rogers to clarify the national shutdown, including different access to 911 services.

Rogers has shared more information regarding the July 8th outage. We now know the outage impacted mo… The news site MobileSyrup reports that CRTC is forcing …

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Have you also faced the iCloud outage last night? here are the details.

Multiple Apple services were down last night. It included all the services related to iCloud and App… The news site Fossbytes reports that Last Night, multiple …

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Applied Systems Acquires Tarmika

You can now listen to Insurance Journal articles! Applied Systems said it has acquired Tarmika, a le… The news site Insurance Journal reports that You can now …

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Verizon faced downtime in the Willmar area on Tuesday.

WILLMAR — A cut in a fiber-optic cable caused service interruptions for Verizon customers in the Wil… The news site West Central Tribune reports that In the …

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Telco Outage: KDDI pays millions to subscribers

Earlier this month, millions of users were affected by a major service outage that lasted for several days; Mobile Service Operator KDDI Corp. said Friday, plans to …

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Rogers Announces $10 billion Investment After Recent Outage

After weeks millions of Canadians suffered from a 19 hours telecommunication outage that impacted internet, emergency 911 calls and other services, Rogers announced a …

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EP 28 - Struan Todd - co-Founder Pandamatics - Every Business Is Bound to Have a Cyber Attack

Another episode, another panda…The Wolfcast was joined by Struan Todd, a co-Founder of Pandamatics. Pandamatics is Asia’s first and only pure cyber …

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Businesses Demand Higher Compensation From The Roger outage: Will They Buy Insurance?

Last Friday, more than 10 million Canadians across the country woke up to a nationwide Rogers network outage that left many without cell service, scrabbling for an …

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A Wakeup Call For Consumers and Governments: Roger Outage Disrupts The Digital Life Of Million Of Customers

At 7:30 a.m. PDT throughout Saturday, an telecommunication outage in Canada disrupted the internet access, cellphone and landline phone connections. Every aspect of …

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The Recent Cloudflare Outage And Its Implications For Digital Businesses

For around two hours on June 21, 2022 morning, many internet services globally were not available or only available to a limited extent. The trigger was an error at the …

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Will Solana Be Hit By Another Outage In The Crypto Winter?

Solana dips 12% due to the second outage in the last month! This happened due to the lack of production of new blocks which is crucial to keep the blockchain …

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We Are Not Ready To Go Cashless Yet

Many shops in Germany had “CASH ONLY” signs displayed at the entrance to their premises. It was like the payment system of Germany had traveled back in time. Starting …

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Broadband Internet Outage With Nationwide Consequences in Australia

Aussie Broadband was hit with an Australia-wide outage this afternoon, with numerous customers compl… The telco confirmed the reports at 1:15pm, writing on …

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Huge Telco Outage in Japan Impacting 40 million Subscribers

We’re concerned about the outage at KDDI that has impacted so many people in Japan. Nearly 40 million people were left without mobile phone services after a …

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EP 27 - Frederic Stallaert - co-Founder at Paperbox.ai - Disruption Leads to Interruption

The Wolfcast was joined by Frederic Stallaert, a co-Founder of Paperbox.ai. Paperbox employs artificial intelligence to automate the processing of emails and documents …

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Cloudflare suffers outage a day and brings down half of the Internet

The Content Delivery Network (CDN) provider Cloudflare experienced a brief outage on 15 June, Wednesday. While it was just limited to India, several popular services on …

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EP 26 - Chris Kaye - CEO & co-Founder at Sherpa Insurance - The Appetite Was There to Do Things Differently

The Wolfcast was joined by Chris Kaye, a co-Founder and the CEO of Sherpa Insurance. Sherpa Insurance closes the advice gap in insurance by putting a full coverage, …

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We Understand This Is Frustrating, and We Apologize for This Disruption

Sometimes it feels like there is only one PR agency in the entire world… This morning we experienced a service interruption impacting business and DSL customers …

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EP 25 - Marc Hauser - F10 Incubator and Accelerator - The Biggest Risk Is Doing Nothing

The Wolfcast was honored to talk to Marc Hauser, the Head of F10 Europe. F10 is a global innovation ecosystem that believes the fastest route to innovation lies in …

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If A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words...

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is it worth if it can not be seen? According to Techcrunch: If you’re having problems accessing Instagram today, you’re not …

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Your Funds Are Safe...The Check is in the Mail

“Your funds are safe…” “The check is in the mail…” Everything is under control…until it isn’t. Welcome to the …

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EP 24 - Gene Yu - Founder and CEO at BlackPanda - If You Have a Computer, You Are a Target

The Wolfcast enjoyed our conversation with Gene Yu, the Founder and CEO of BlackPanda. BlackPanda’s origin story alone is inspiring and the rest of our …

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You Are the Sunshine of My Life...You Are the Apple of My Eye...Or Are You?

The internet does not care what the market capitalization of your company is. Large or small, outages can occur. On Monday Apple’s system status page listed issues …

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If the Digital Services Act Matters, Can Connectivity As a 'Right' Be Far Behind?

In the small hours local time, European Union lawmakers secured a provisional deal on a landmark update to rules for digital services operating in the region — grabbing …

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EP 23 - Rie Aleksandra Walle - Founder at No Ties Consulting - It Doesn't Make Any Sense Focusing On Privacy Without Security

The Wolfcast had an awesome face-to-face conversation with Rie Aleksandra Walle, Founder at No Ties Consulting, about GDPR, (e)Privacy and Data Protection. Suffice it …

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EP 22 - Manoj Gopalkrishnan - Algorithmic Biologics - An Egg Versus a Scrambled Egg Are Completely Different Things

The Wolfcast was joined by Manoj Gopalkrishnan, a self-declared molecule whisperer and the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Algorithmic Biologics. Algorithmic …

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What Happens In Vegas...May Actually Have to Stay in Vegas

The famous phrase and its eponymous movie may finally (?) be correct due to a protracted internet outage. According to KTNV.com: A widespread internet outage was …

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EP 21 - Emine Gökce Phillips, PhD - co-Founder and CEO at CryptoIndexSeries - We Don't Need Banks

The Wolfcast quite enjoyed having Emine Gökce Phillips, Ph.D. on the show. Gökce is the CEO and co-Founder of CryptoIndexSeries, which provides data, analytics, and …

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EP 20 - Ines Cheaib - COO at Gaia - A Financial Pathway to Parenthood

The Wolfcast was fascinated talking to Ines Cheaib, the COO at Gaia. Gaia is a new way to pay for IVF…“Monthly if you have a baby. A fraction of the cost …

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Were You Slacking Off? Watching Short Videos? Listening to Some Music?

If it was last week and your timing was bad, you were likely not able to do any of those things… Slack, TikTok, AND Spotify all reported significant outages last …

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Fly Me To the Moon...or Anywhere for That Matter!

Last year we published an episode of The Wolfcast with Urs Gubser on which we discussed the ever-growing complexity of interconnected systems and the impact that system …

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EP 19 - Adi Kaimowitz - Group CEO at Virtual Actuary - You Might as Well Start With the Client

We were very excited to be joined by Adi Kaimowitz, the Group CEO of Virtual Actuary, a firm of highly experienced actuaries ready to work alongside your existing team. …

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"Danger Will Robinson!" - Micrometeorite Hits a Satellite and Knocks Out Internet Connectivity

Some of these items sound like articles out of The Onion, but fact can sometimes be stranger than fiction. According to Australia NBN’s Chief Development Officer, …

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EP 18 - Dr. Hayley Maynard and George Beattie - co-Chairs of Lloyd's Product Launchpad - We’re Not Wizards, We’re Scientists

I knew when we were preparing that this episode was going to be great…and the recording did not let us down. When one is lucky enough to have Dr. Hayley Maynard, …

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It Is More Than Just Frustrated Consumers - WFH Makes Connectivity Outages Potentially Costly

If you are working from home on a deadline and your internet connectivity goes down, it can be more than frustrating…it can be costly as well. On February 01, …

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I Shot the Sheriff, but I Did Not...Shoot the Cable?

When we think about internet outages, we don’t usually imagine bullets going through cables. Yet, it is surprising how often the unanticipated becomes the normal. …

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EP 17 - Peter Clarke - Founder of InsurerCore - Everything You Could Possibly Think of Is Insured

The Wolfcast had the pleasure of talking to Peter Clarke, the Founder and Managing Director of InsurerCore. InsurerCore helps insurance professionals identify new …

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Alexa. Alexa? Alexa!!! Why Aren't You Listening to Me?

I was at a friend’s house for dinner one evening a few years ago and he asked me to go to his wine cellar and get a ’nice bottle of wine.’ I went to …

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There Is No Such Thing as an Isolated Internet Outage

When Facebook went offline in October 2021, it felt like an incident that only impacted Faebook. But tehre is no such thing as an isolated incident on the internet. …

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Roku Rocked By an Outage - What Happens When Your 'Connected' TV Cannot Connect

Roku connected TV’s went down on January 19th for at least four hours in a still-unexplained outage. Not only did the connectivity to Roku’s services not …

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You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet...

I don’t generally like predictions…and I do not make them. However, eMarketer is not opposed to making its own predictions and I can not say that I …

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EP 16 - Dr. Renu Ann Joseph - Luminant Analytics - Employing Tools and Techniques So Your Data Can Tell a Story

The Wolfcast really enjoyed the company of Dr. Renu Ann Joseph, the Founder, and CEO at Luminant Analytics and the Head of Virtido Center for Data Science & AI. …

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Jailhouse "Lock" - Connectivity Matters Even In Places You Had Not Considered

When most of us think about the impact of technology and connectivity outages it is generally in the context of the businesses that we run or the online services that …

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Vanguard Was Caught Offguard - Website Malfunctioned for Approximately Six Days

According to InvestmentNews, Vanguard’s website was having problems for six days during the past week. Customers of the $8 trillion mutual fund giant weren’t able …

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Is Fortnite Giving Rewards as a Result of Their Server Outage?

An unexpected server outage occurs and that triggers a reward? Does that sound familiar? According to Chris J Capel at PCGamesN Earlier this week, on December 29, …

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At Least Fortnite Was Not Down for a Fortnight

The gamers in the attached photo look super happy…which means they must not have been trying to play Epic Games’ Fortnite for the past few days. This is …

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Suddenly, Suddenlink Was Not Connected - Internet and Cable TV Were Gone

Imagine being without internet connectivity and cable television on Christmas Day…How would you call your far-away loved ones or watch your favorite sporting …

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AWS Wants You to Build 'ON' It...But Recently It Has Been Off A Lot

Amazon has been having a bad month, but it has been worse for their cleints that rely on its services to run their businesses. Some of the Internets most famous names …

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EP 15 - Rahul Makhija - co-Founder & CTO of Esto Internet - Will You Teach Me Internet?

The Wolfcast had the pleasure of speaking with Rahul Makhija, a co-Founder (with his brother!) and the CTO of Esto Internet, one of the premier ISPs in India. Some of …

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EP 14 - Esben Nielsen and Simon Bentholm - Penni.io - Put the Product Where the People Are

Esben Nielsen, a co-Founder, and the CPO, and Simon Bentholm, A Digital Strategy Executive at Penni.io were pretty awesome guests of The Wolfcast. Penni.io’s …

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The Wolfcast News RoundUp - EP 02 - Rene Papesch and Michael Waitze - The Global Internet Is Being Attacked by Sharks

Rene Papesch and I got back together to discuss some recent news in the connectivity and technology resilience space. We discussed: Google’s Cloud Outage …

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EP 13 - Natalie Hall of Merkel Science and Ed Gaze of Lloyd's Lab - Bringing Together Technology and Human Insight

It is not often one gets to record with the Head of Lloyd’s Lab and a premier blockchain startup that is going through the Lab’s program, but that is …

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The Wolfcast News RoundUp - EP 01 - Rene Papesch and Michael Waitze - The Value of Connectivity Is Growing Over Time

Why does there seem to be so much news about internet outages, connectivity issues, and online services being unavailable? Rene Papesch and Michael Waitze had a quick …

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EP 12 - Oliver Lane - Head of Deal Flow at InsurTech Gateway - Market, Team and Product

Oliver Lane, the Head of Deal Flow at InsurTech Gateway, and I had such a great conversation. InsurTech Gateway is the only investor with its own FCA-authorised …

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Payment Outage At Twint In Switzerland

On Tuesday morning, Twint, the service provider for cashless payments, had an outage. Payments with the Twint apps were not possible for around five hours. The issue …

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KT May Pay Over $6 Million in Outage Damages

The news site koreatimes reports that KT, one of Korea’s leading telecommunications companies, experienced an hour-long network outage on Monday 25th October which in …

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Tesco Hacked, Resulting in a Two-day Outage Affecting 1000s

The news site Manchester Evening News reports that the ubiquitous supermarket Tesco experienced a two-day IT outage across the UK on Saturday the 23rd and Sunday the …

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Facebook Outage Saw Users Flocking to Netflix

The news site Variety reports that content streaming giant Netflix saw a 14% surge in engagement during Facebook’s global outage on the 4th of October. The …

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British Citizens Barred from Travel due to NHS App Outage

The news site Sky News reports that on Wednesday the 13th of October, the UK’s National Health Service, the NHS, experienced a four-hour website and app outage which …

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New Instagram Outage Alert Feature

The news site Android Central reports that popular social media platform Instagram is currently testing a new tool that will give users access to more detailed …

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EP 11 - Erika Krizsan - Insurance Factory - Innovation Meets Tradition

The Wolfcast had an informative and insightful conversation with Erika Kirzsan, the Managing Director at the Insurance Factory Innovation Store and the Chief …

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Second Facebook Outage in a Week

The news site The Daily Star reports that less than four days after a 6-hour long global Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram outage which affected over 3 billion people, …

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EP 10 - Dipu KV - Bajaj Allianz General Insurance - COVID 19 Was an Unplanned Global User Acceptance Test

It is always enjoyed catching up with Dipu KV, one of the most thoughtful and forward-thinking insurance executives in Asia. Dipu is the President and Head of …

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70M People Download Telegram due to Extended Facebook Outage

The news site The Independent reports that Monday’s six-hour Facebook outage, which also affected its Instagram and WhatsApp platforms, left all 3.5 billion users …

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Emergency Podcast - Rene Papesch - CTO at Riskwolf - Somebody Literally Removed Facebook from the Internet

Rene Papesch, CTO at Riskwolf popped back on the pod to address another unanticipated event that rocked the entire internet. Somebody accidentally (?) messed up …

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Major Worldwide Social Media Outage

The news site The Mercury News reports that widely-used social media site Facebook, as including its Instagram and WhatsApp platforms, experienced an rare extended …

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Facebook down! Internet Outages Wipes Out Global Services And ISPs

October 4, 15:40 UTC multiple sources confirmed that Facebook’s application became unreachable due to DNS failure. DNS servers are responsible for translating …

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Kiwibank Suffers Intermittent Outages Following Cyberattack

The news site Newshub reports that Kiwibank, which suffered from a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack three weeks ago, is still experiencing intermittent …

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Thousand of mobile internet users impacted by Swisscom outage

On Tuesday morning, Swisscom customers could only access the Internet with their mobile phones to a limited extent. This time it was mainly eastern Switzerland that was …

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Messaging App Signal Hit By Global Outage

The news site Hindustan Times reports that popular encrypted messaging app Signal, which has risen to popularity after Facebook’s competing app WhatsApp elicited …

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EP 09 - Ugo Weyl - CEO at Koala - I Was Dating a Girl From Brazil

Ugo Weyl joined The Wolfcast to share the story of his unique entrepreneurial journey and the founding, building, and funding of Koala Insurance. I really enjoyed …

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Co-op Bank Offline for Two Hours

The news site The Sun reports that the Co-op Bank experienced an outage on Monday the 20th of September from 8.36am to 10.43am, which disrupted both its website and app …

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United Airlines Systems Outage Grounds Flights

The news site The Sun reports that United Airlines was disrupted by a nationwide system outage which started at 7am on the 17th of September. Operations in travel …

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Solana Suffers 10-Hour Outage

The news site Blockworks reports that Solana, a proof-of-stake smart contract blockchain, suffered a damaging 10-hour outage which resulted in uncontrollable forking, …

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Mystery Instagram Outage Across the UK

The news site The Sun reports that on Thursday, 9th September, the popular social media app Instagram went offline for thousands of ‘Instagrammers’ in the …

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EP 08 - Jordi Montserrat - co-Founder and Managing Partner at VentureLab - It's Not Just a Few, It's a Lot

The Wolfcast welcomed Jordi Montserrat, a co-Founder and Managing Partner at VentureLab. Founded in 2004, VentureLab designs and operates flagship startup programs in …

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New Zealand Hit by Major Internet Outage

A major internet outage hit New Zealand on Friday afternoon, impacting both national and internation… The news site Newshub reports that on Friday 3rd September, …

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Japanese Banks and Airlines Disrupted by Amazon Cloud Service Outage

The news site The Japan Times reports that on Thursday 2nd September, Amazon Web Services Inc. experienced a glitch in its Japan cloud operations which disrupted the …

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Japanese Banks and Airlines Disrupted by Amazon Cloud Service Outage

The news site The Japan Times reports that on Thursday 2nd September, Amazon Web Services Inc. experienced a glitch in its Japan cloud operations which disrupted the …

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MTA Subway Outage Left 550 Stranded in Tunnels

The news site New York City, NY Patch reports that on Sunday 29th August, due to an unprecedented MTA subway system breakdown, half of New York City was left without …

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911 Outage Ahead of Devastating Hurricane Ida

The news site Fox Business reports that ahead of Hurricane Ida’s landfall in New Orleans, police emergency hotline 911 experienced a 30-minute outage due to ‘technical …

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EP 07 - Timothy Chan - Norton Rose Fulbright - The InsurTech Lawyer - Oh, the Internet Is Down

The Wolfcast was joined by Timothy Chan, Insurance and Insurtech Lawyer at Norton Rose Fulbright in Sydney, Australia. Tim is also the Founder of The InsurTech Lawyer …

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Binance Hit with Legal Case after Outage Causes $12M in Losses

The news site TODAY reports that following a widespread service outage across the cryptocurrency platform Binance on the 19th of May, investors are pursuing a formal …

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DTE and Consumers Requested to Compensate Customers After Outage

The news site The Detroit News reports that in Michigan, Attorney General Dana Nessel is requesting Consumers Energy and DTE Energy to voluntarily compensate customers …

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Outage Causes Reddit Users to Take to Twitter in Fury

The news site NewsComAu reports that social platform Reddit – especially popular for the anonymity it allows its users – shut down for an hour and a half on the 12th of …

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Global Netflix Outage

The news site Newsweek reports that according to DownDetector, popular streaming service Netflix went dark for users across the world on July 27, 29 and 30. The …

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EP 06 - Urs Gubser - Entrepreneur and Futurist - What If We Run Out of Floppy Disks?

The Wolfcast was joined by Urs Gubser, an entrepreneur, technology enthusiast, and futurist based in Zurich, Switzerland. Urs is a self-described ‘classic …

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Another Sky Broadband Outage Leaves Thousands Without Internet

The news site The Sun reports that a Sky broadband outage left thousands of customers across the UK without internet access on the 21st of July. The outage appears to …

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Fastly Stock Plummets as Outage Causes Revenue Loss

The news site TheStreet reports that Fastly’s share price plummeted by 22.7% to $34.45 following an internet outage in June which affected high-traffic sites such as …

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Two-day Gas Outage in West Baltimore

The news site baltimoresun.com reports that a two-day gas outage at Baltimore’s Poe Homes public housing complex left residents unable to use their stoves. World …

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ECB Fixes Weak Protocols Following Target2 Outage in 2020

The news site Finextra Research reports that during a review of an extended Target2 outage last year, Deloitte identified Crisis Management as a key failure in the …

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Are You Equipped to Survive a CDN Outage?

The news site Bank Info Security reports that a global outage last week on Thursday knocked out major corporate websites including Amazon, AT&T and Delta Air Lines. …

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DuPage Medical Group Suffers Multi-Day Outage

The news site Daily Herald reports that the DuPage Medical Group, Illinois’ largest independent physician group, was hit by a network outage on the 13th of July. This …

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Emergency Podcast - Rene Papesch - CTO at Riskwolf - Akamai's Outage and Its Technical and Financial Implications

Rene Papaesch, CTO at Riskwolf, jumped onto the pod to have a quick discussion about Akamai’s DNS outage and its technical and financial implications. Some of the …

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Widespread Global Outage Hits Major Websites

The news site New York Times reports that dozens of major websites, including financial giants like American Express, HSBC and Chase, retail platforms like Amazon and …

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Another Global Amazon Outage Affects Tens of Thousands

The news site Newsweek reports that Amazon, the world’s biggest online retail platform, experienced outages from the 11th of July to the 12th of July which barred …

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Extreme Weather Events: Reasons and Solutions for Telecom Outages

The recent thunderstorms and floods in Europe led to massive power and telecommunications outages, which meant that many people had no chance to call for help or to …

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Hundreds Seek Compensation from Crypto Platform Binance for Losses Incurred during Outage

The news site markets.businessinsider.com reports that leading crypto exchange platform Binance experienced an hour-long service outage which left hundreds of retail …

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Yet Another Commonwealth Bank Mobile Outage Causes Outrage

The news site NewsComAu reports that on July 6th, the Commonwealth Bank experienced a nationwide outage across Australia – the third such incident in the space of three …

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Virgin Media Internet Outage Disrupts Hundreds Working from Home

The news site The Sun reports that Virgin Media suffered a broadband outage on July 7th which left hundreds of customers across the UK unable to work from home. …

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EP 05 - Florian Graillot and Jan Kastory - astoryaVC - We’ve Been Navigating the European InsurTech Scene Since Inception

The Wolfcast really enjoyed talking to Florian Graillot and Jan Kastory the co-founders of astoryaVC. astorya invests in tech startups that are building the next …

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EP 04 - Eric Forgy - Founder CavalRe - I See a Future Where Almost Everything Is Parametric

The Wolfcast spoke to Dr. Eric Forgy, the Founder of CavalRe, a B2B cloud-native reinsurance technology and capital management solution provider offering insurance …

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EP 03 - Mark Duff - Director Aberthau Consulting - You're Actually Buying a Bespoke Suit

The Wolfcast had a fascinating conversation with Mark Duff, a Director of Aberthau Consulting and a man whose perspective on the ‘London Market’ is …

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EP 02 - Suvendu Pradhan - Koala Insurance - Director of Insurance Products - I Am a True Believer in the Concept of Para-Indemnity

Wolfcast had a blast talking to Suvendu Pradhan, the Director of Insurance Products at Koala Insurance. Koala simplifies flight insurance and delivers the best …

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EP 01 - Thomas Krapf - co-founder and CEO Riskwolf - Calibrate, Configure, and Customize

The Wolfcast was honored to be joined by Thomas Krapf a co-founder and the CEO of Riskwolf. Riskwolf deems that the future of insurance is parametric and real-time, …

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Amazon restores services after multiple users face outage

Multiple users experienced a brief outage at Amazon.com Inc’s platforms including Alexa and Prime Vi… The news site The Peninsula Qatar reports that …

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Critical Bank and Airline Sites Disrupted in Global Internet Outage

The news site Yahoo! News reports that the second global internet outage in a matter of weeks disrupted operations across multiple governments, banks and airlines …

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The Massive Internet Outage May Have Cost Digital Platforms Up To $150 Million In Lost Sales

On June 8th, 2021 a huge number of websites and online services, including well-known businesses like Amazon couldn’t be reached and were rendered useless. The root …

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40C Heatwave lead to Google Cloud Outage in UK

Britain recorded its hottest day ever on Tuesday, with the temperature exceeding 40C (104F) as a heatwave gripping Europe intensified, forcing train tracks to buckle …

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Bank of England Takes Action Against Euroclear for System Outage

The news site marketscreener.com reports that the Bank of England has taken supervisory action against Euroclear UK and Ireland after technical issues triggered an …