New Zealand blocks wireless carrier from using Huawei equipment

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New Zealand blocks wireless carrier from using Huawei equipment ASSOCIATED PRESS New Zealand officials have blocked a major telecom carrier in the country from using Huawei equipment in its upcoming 5G mobile network, the New York Times reports. The company, Spark, said…

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Twitter: It was a ‘mistake’ not to suspend bomb suspect for threats

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Twitter: It was a ‘mistake’ not to suspend bomb suspect for threats FBI Director Christopher Wray, accompanied by officials including Attorney General Jeff Sessions, speaks at a press conference about the apprehension of a suspect in the recent spate of mail bombings…

Microsoft’s $7.5 billion GitHub acquisition is complete

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Microsoft’s $7.5 billion GitHub acquisition is complete Microsoft It’s official: Microsoft now owns GitHub. After European Commission officials approved the deal last week, it seemed only a matter of time until the $7.5 billion acquisition was completed. GitHub’s new CEO Nat Friedman,…

Russian woman indicted for interfering with 2018 US midterm elections

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Russian woman indicted for interfering with 2018 US midterm elections Getty Images US officials aren’t waiting until after the midterm elections to take legal action against interference efforts. Federal authorities have charged Russian national Elena Khusyaynova for allegedly serving as the primary…

DOJ charges seven Russian officials for hacking doping agencies

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DOJ charges seven Russian officials for hacking doping agencies Today, the US Department of Justice charged seven Russian officers of the Russian intelligence directorate, the GRU, with hacking organizations, including doping agencies. These charges are not connected to Robert Mueller’s investigation into…

Google CEO Sundar Pichai will meet US officials to discuss censorship

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai will meet US officials to discuss censorship Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Google, will appear at a private meeting with Republican lawmakers on the Capitol Hill on Friday, September 28th, following recent allegations that the company had previously…

3D gun distributor Cody Wilson deported to the US

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3D gun distributor Cody Wilson deported to the US Authorities aren’t wasting any time bringing Cody Wilson, the owner of 3D-printed gun maker Defense Distributed, back to the US. Taiwan officials deported Wilson to the US on September 22nd following his arrest…

Equifax faces £500,000 fine in the UK over massive data breach

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Equifax faces £500,000 fine in the UK over massive data breach UK officials have slapped Equifax with a £500,000 (US$660,000) fine for failing to protect up to 15 million citizens’ personal data. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has announced its verdict after…

India Sends Officials to US, Japan and Switzerland to Study Cryptocurrency and ICOs

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India Sends Officials to US, Japan and Switzerland to Study Cryptocurrency and ICOs India Sends Officials to US, Japan and Switzerland to Study Cryptocurrency and ICOs  Cointelegraph Full coverage Continue reading . . . {authorlink} https://news.google.com/news/rss/headlines/section/q/cryptocurrency/cryptocurrency?ned=us&hl=en&gl=US cryptocurrency – Google News Google News https://ssl.gstatic.com/news-static/gnrss.png

Facebook bans Myanmar military officials following damning UN report

Facebook bans Myanmar military officials following damning UN report

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Facebook bans Myanmar military officials following damning UN report Facebook is taking action to halt the spread of hate speech and misinformation in Myanmar, banning Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, the Myawady military TV network and other people and groups. It said…

Three men arrested for stealing over 15 million payment cards

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Three men arrested for stealing over 15 million payment cards, US officials announced today that three alleged leaders of the cybercrime group known alternatively as Fin7, Carbanak and the Navigator Group have been arrested in Germany, Poland and Spain and charged with…

Tickborne diseases are likely to increase, say NIAID officials

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Tickborne diseases are likely to increase, say NIAID officials, The incidence of tickborne infections in the United States has risen significantly within the past decade. It is imperative, therefore, that public health officials and scientists build a robust understanding of pathogenesis, design…

Olympics officials take baby steps toward recognizing eSports

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Olympics officials take baby steps toward recognizing eSports, Officials from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) just convened to discuss how, if at all, they can integrate eSports into the world’s most famous sporting stage….

NSA leader creates task force to fight Russian cyberattacks

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NSA leader creates task force to fight Russian cyberattacks, The President might have claimed that Russia stopped hacking the US, but intelligence officials know otherwise — and they’re stepping up their fight against the ongoing threat. Recently installed NSA and Cyber Command…