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President Trump nominates Geoffrey Starks for vacant FCC commissioner position

To fill the vacation Federal Communications Commission seat, President Donald Trump has officially nominated Geoffrey Starks to replace outgoing Commissioner…

Cheating in ‘Overwatch’ and ‘Fortnite’ is taken very seriously by Epic and Blizzard

Blizzard and Epic will not tolerate any cheating in Overwatch and Fortnite. Per Kotaku, we learned that a pair of…

Report: DOJ is investigating Huawei for violating Iran sanctions

For some time now, the US government and intelligence agencies have been warning consumers to not buy any Huawei smartphones.…

Lyft makes promise to make all rides carbon neutral

Lyft announced today that it will be purchasing enough carbon offsets to make male all rides carbon neutral. Within the…

Iranian officials can no longer use Telegram

Previously, Iranian government blocked messaging and social media apps such as Instagram and Telegram to “maintain peace,” but it was…

Puerto Rico is experiencing another full island-wide blackout

It appears that the island of Puerto Rico is experiencing power grid issues and remains unstable. According to the Associated…

France creating secure chat app to keep officials’ data within the country

Following Russian’s ban, Telegram will soon be losing more customers. In this case, the French government is testing an encrypted…

UK and UK are warning that Russia has been hacking routers worldwide

Today, we reported that UK Prime Minister Theresa May has been briefed on a possible incoming Russian-based cyberattack that could…

Acting CEO of Cambridge Analytica is stepping down

Cambridge Analytica’s leadership may be going through a shakeup because the tech firm announced that its acting CEO, Alexander Tayler,…

Feds take down America’s premier prostitution website

It appears the federal agencies have seized control of Backpage.com, according to the notice posted late Friday on the infamous…

Subaru’s STI brand celebrates its 30th anniversary this week

If you’re a car enthusiast, more specifically a big fan of the Subaru STI brand, you should know that the…

Boeing production plant apparently hit with WannaCry ransomware attack

According to a report from the Seattle Times, a Boeing production plan in Charleston, South Carolina was the victim of…

Cambridge Analytica now faces accusations of violating US election laws

Cambridge Analytica’s moves on harvesting personal data of millions of Facebook users has not only prompted lawsuits over privacy concerns,…

Malaysian government proposes law that would make it illegal to spread fake news

To combat fake news, it appears that the Malaysian government has proposed a law that would make it illegal to…

FCC now aiming to block purchases from non-US firms posing ‘security threat’

According to a new proposal announced today by the FCC, they want to shut out companies “that pose a national…

United has suspended pet cargo flights after experiencing multiple dog-related incidents

Today, United Airlines has announced that it’s temporarily suspending its PetSafe program that allows for pets that travel in cargo.…

US Navy has launched submarine with gamepad-guided periscope

The US Navy’s fourth USS Colorado attack submarine has launched with an Xbox controller onboard. No, they won’t be using…

More states are now considering net neutrality rules

This week, California proposed a bill to preserve net neutrality rules in the state, this was apparently part of a…

Toys R Us is reportedly shutting down stores in the US

According to a report from the Washington Post, Toys R Us will be closing or selling all of its 800+…

Former Equifax executive has been charged with insider trading

A former Equifax executive has been charged by the SEC with insider trading. The exec allegedly sold his company stock…

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