Discovery+ becomes The Roku Channel Premium Subscription’s first ad-supported plan offering – TechCrunch

Roku and Warner Bros. Discovery announced today that discovery+ has launched as a Premium Subscription on The Roku Channel. Discovery+ will add its 70,000 episodes of network shows along with over 200 originals, making it the largest mixture of library titles on The Roku Channel. Roku says both the ad-free ($6.99/month) and ad-supported ($4.99/month) versions…

U.S. Proposes $1 Million Fine on Colonial Pipeline for Safety Violations After Cyberattack

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has proposed a penalty of nearly $1 million to Colonial Pipeline for violating federal safety regulations, worsening the impact of the ransomware attack last year. The $986,400 penalty is the result of an inspection conducted by the regulator of the pipeline operator’s control…

Microsoft Mitigates RCE Vulnerability Affecting Azure Synapse and Data Factory

Microsoft on Monday disclosed that it mitigated a security flaw affecting Azure Synapse and Azure Data Factory that, if successfully exploited, could result in remote code execution. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2022-29972, has been codenamed “SynLapse” by researchers from Orca Security, who reported the flaw to Microsoft in January 2022. “The vulnerability was specific to…

Meet 6 of the Top Global Franchises of 2022

As our world grows more connected, franchise brands are finding more opportunities to expand beyond borders. Even the travel restrictions and shutdowns of the last two years couldn’t stop many brands’ international growth—and now that those roadblocks are lifting, expansion efforts will likely accelerate even more. Entrepreneur’s Top Global Franchises ranking celebrates the top 200…