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Previously, Iranian government blocked messaging and social media apps such as Instagram and Telegram to "maintain peace," but it was pretty clear that it was a way to prevent protestors from communicating and documentation get anything. While Iran did...
It appears that the island of Puerto Rico is experiencing power grid issues and remains unstable. According to the Associated Press, the island is experiencing another full blackout. The power company is currently investigating the cause behind the blackout...
Following Russian's ban, Telegram will soon be losing more customers. In this case, the French government is testing an encrypted messaging app that would keep officials' data on servers located within the country. The government is worried about "potential...
Today, we reported that UK Prime Minister Theresa May has been briefed on a possible incoming Russian-based cyberattack that could heavily compromise the country and release compromising information about the country's lawmakers. It appears as though the threat has...
Cambridge Analytica's leadership may be going through a shakeup because the tech firm announced that its acting CEO, Alexander Tayler, is stepping down. He will resume his post as chief data officer. Last month, the company's board suspended head...
It appears the federal agencies have seized control of Backpage.com, according to the notice posted late Friday on the infamous adult classifieds website. The notice didn't give a reason as to why it was seized, only saying that it...
If you're a car enthusiast, more specifically a big fan of the Subaru STI brand, you should know that the Subaru Tecnica International (STI) brand is celebrating its 30th anniversary this week. That's right, 30th anniversary because the brand...
According to a report from the Seattle Times, a Boeing production plan in Charleston, South Carolina was the victim of the WannaCry ransomeware cyberattack on Wednesday. Mike VanderWel, the chief engineer at Boeing Commercial Airplane production engineer, sent out...
Cambridge Analytica's moves on harvesting personal data of millions of Facebook users has not only prompted lawsuits over privacy concerns, and it's there's also a legal battle starting over its role in the US elections. According to ABC News, they...
To combat fake news, it appears that the Malaysian government has proposed a law that would make it illegal to spread fake news. If found guilty, those found in violation could face a fine up to 10 years in...
According to a new proposal announced today by the FCC, they want to shut out companies "that pose a national security threat to United States communications networks or the communications supply chain." If this proposal is approved, an upcoming...
Today, United Airlines has announced that it's temporarily suspending its PetSafe program that allows for pets that travel in cargo. This comes after a United flight attendant reportedly told a passenger to place their dog in the overhead bin,...
The US Navy's fourth USS Colorado attack submarine has launched with an Xbox controller onboard. No, they won't be using those controllers to play video games, rather they will be using the controllers to steer the vehicle's two photonics...
This week, California proposed a bill to preserve net neutrality rules in the state, this was apparently part of a more comprehensive effort around the nation. The bill is also moving beyond the protections that FCC recently rolled back,...
According to a report from the Washington Post, Toys R Us will be closing or selling all of its 800+ remaining stores in the US, signaling an end of an era for the famous toys store that many of...
A former Equifax executive has been charged by the SEC with insider trading. The exec allegedly sold his company stock before announcing last year's massive data breach the company experienced. According to the SEC, Jun Ying, the CIO of an...
Late Tuesday night, the family of Stephen Hawking announced that the physicist has passed away at the age of 76. Hawking contracted motor neurons disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) in 1963, doctors told him that he had two years to...
Early this morning, President Trump took to Twitter to announced that Mike Pompeo, the current director of the CIA, would be replacing Secretary Rex Tillerson at the State Department. State Department official, Steve Goldstein, told CNN that Tillerson found...
Criminal just reform advocates have been fighting for nearly two decades to fix a persistent and egregious flaw in the US prison system: the huge cost related to inmate phone calls, which can generally run up to $17 for...
President Donald Trump said said that Broadcom must cease its attempt to take over Qualcomm due to national security concerns raised by the deal, per The Wall Street Journal. The Committee on Foreign Investment, the US national-security panel, may soon suggest...

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