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Ukraine says Russia was behind the cyber attacks

admin/ July 3, 2017/ / 1 comments

Ukraine has accused Russian security services of being behind a major cyber attack that crippled operations around the world earlier this week. The Eastern European country said its security service, the SBU, has determined that the attack, which appeared to begin in Ukraine before spreading across the globe on Tuesday, was orchestrated by the same hackers who attacked the Ukrainian power

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Facebook launches drive in UK

admin/ June 23, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

Facebook is to step up its attempts to tackle extremist material on the internet by educating charities and other non-government organisations about how to counter hate speech. The technology company will launch the Online Civil Courage Initiative in the UK on Friday, which includes training organisations about how to monitor and respond to extremist content and the creation of a

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Whatsapp is a rising lion

admin/ June 22, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

WhatsApp is becoming one of the prevailing ways people discover and discuss news, according to a study. But use of the messaging app appears to vary widely between countries. In Malaysia, more than 50% of those surveyed said they used WhatsApp for news at least once a week. But in the US, the figure was only 3%, and in the

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White House Aims to Speed U.S. Drone

admin/ June 22, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

President Donald Trump will meet with the chief executives of General Electric Co, Honeywell International Inc and AT&T Inc AT&T Inc, major drone industry firms and venture capitalists in the latest effort by the White House to focus on innovative technologies as a way of spurring job growth. Michael Kratsios, the White House’s deputy chief technology officer, told reporters the

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