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2020-06-17 - U.S. Semiconductor Maker MaxLinear Discloses Ransomware Attack

Wed, 17/06/2020 - 18:17
United States-based broadband and networking semiconductor maker MaxLinear this week revealed that some of its operational systems were infected with the Maze ransomware. read more Development

2020-06-17 - Breakfast Media Minute: June 17, 2020

Wed, 17/06/2020 - 18:17
Home About Congress FCC Fiber Wireless Broadband’s Impact Social Media Expert Opinion Connect with us... Infrastructure and Standardisation Development Economic Security

2020-06-17 - Senator Raises Concerns About Ability of U.S. Intelligence to Protect Secrets

Wed, 17/06/2020 - 18:17
Senator Ron Wyden has raised concerns about the ability of U.S. intelligence agencies to protect what he describes as “some of the nation’s most sensitive secrets,” and he has sent a letter to the director of national intelligence asking for information on plans to improve cybersecurity. read more Security

2020-06-17 - Nintendo: Soldering a Modchip into a Switch Console Breaches the DMCA

Wed, 17/06/2020 - 18:17
In an effort to restrict the availability of devices that can enable people to play pirated games on Switch consoles, last month Nintendo sued several stores offering products developed by Team-Xecuter. According to the Japanese gaming giant, the SX Core and SX Lite hardware mods – which work on... Human Rights Economic

2020-06-17 - Report of the UN Secretary General: Roadmap for Digital Cooperation

Wed, 17/06/2020 - 18:17
ICT4Peace welcomes the release of Report of the UN Secretary General: Roadmap for Digital Cooperation 2020. “Digital technology does not exist in a vacuum – it has enormous potential for positive change, but can also reinforce and magnify existing fault lines and worsen economic and other... Security

2020-06-17 - WWE Lawyers DMCA Tweet With Video Of Independent Wrestling Event, Probably Over A Hashtag That Promotes WWE

Wed, 17/06/2020 - 18:17
I think it's fair to say that the lawyers for wrestling's WWE have found themselves playing the heel in the past. Perhaps it's the result of the company being run by known crazy person Vince McMahon, who has found his way to our site by being an IP protectionist among other things.... Economic

2020-06-17 - Where is the DNS Headed?

Wed, 17/06/2020 - 18:17
I was on a panel at the recent Registration Operations Workshop on the topic of DNS Privacy and Encryption. The question I found myself asking was: What has DNS privacy to do with registration operations? Infrastructure and Standardisation Security

2020-06-17 - FCC Doubts LEO Satellite Broadband Services Like SpaceX's Starlink Can Meet Latency Requirements

Wed, 17/06/2020 - 18:17
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has adopted procedures for Phase I of the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) auction, which will award up to $16 billion in support over ten years for the deployment of fixed broadband networks to homes and businesses. However, FCC has cast... Development

2020-06-17 - Minneapolis City Council Votes Unanimously To Disband Its Police Department

Wed, 17/06/2020 - 18:17
In response to one of its own officers killing an unarmed, cuffed black man by kneeling on his neck until he was long past dead, the Minneapolis City Council pledged to defund the police department. It did this as the city burned and protests erupted around the nation. It maintained this pledge as... Legal

2020-06-16 - FCC: T-Mobile Network Outage Unacceptable, Vows Probe; SpaceX Teases Sending Out Invites For Public Beta; + more news -

Tue, 16/06/2020 - 18:17
FCC chair calls T-Mobile U.S. network outage 'unacceptable', vows probe SpaceX's Satellite Internet Teases Sending Out Invites for Public Beta Tests FCC has 'serious doubts' about SpaceX's broadband service T-Mobile underwent... Development Legal

2020-06-16 - My Journey From iOS To Android, Review of the Samsung A30s

Tue, 16/06/2020 - 18:17
Since 2016 I had been using an iPhone 5s. When I got it I was making a move from a Nokia Lumia 520, which I got because I wanted to try something new. The move at the time baffled most of my friends because they all asked “couldn’t you find an android in the same price range?”. The Lumia... Economic

2020-06-16 - Joules says rising online demand shows brand still relevant to customers in lockdown – despite expected full-year losses

Tue, 16/06/2020 - 18:17
Joules says that a 40%25 rise in online demand during lockdown for its clothing and lifestyle products shows that its brand remains relevant to shoppers even during the coronavirus pandemic. But it warned that sales in the year to May 31 2020 were likely to be down by 12%25 and that pre-tax losses... Infrastructure and Standardisation Economic

2020-06-16 - Zalando extends Connected Retail to Poland, Sweden, Spain

Tue, 16/06/2020 - 18:17
Zalando has extended its Connected Retail programme to three new countries, offering more physical retailers a path to online. Economic

2020-06-16 - I Lost My Chats & Contacts Switching Phones, Avoid That Pain By Doing This

Tue, 16/06/2020 - 18:17
6 days ago I bought a new phone – if you have nerdy side that obsesses over gadgets you’ll already know how blissful that experience is. As with any beautiful story there are some humps along the way and mine came whilst setting up the new device. I won’t bore you with the details of how things... Economic

2020-06-16 - WhatsApp Testing 3 New Features, Logging In From Different Phones To Be Possible

Tue, 16/06/2020 - 18:17
The popular messaging platform is reportedly testing out 3 new features in beta updates for iOS and Android. Multiple Logins The one thing that we all know about WhatsApp is the headache of changing devices. The hassle of trying to back up all the chats and then download them on to a new... Economic

2020-06-16 - Press cartoonists in Europe must be protected

Tue, 16/06/2020 - 18:17
Across the European Union and Candidate Countries, cartoonists have been targeted for their work by state and non-state actors from within and outside Europe. This includes online harassment and threats, attempted censorship and legal prosecution. The MFRR partners, joined by Cartooning for Peace (... Human Rights Legal

2020-06-16 - Econet Bundles & SMS Price To Be Reviewed On 17 June

Tue, 16/06/2020 - 18:17
Econet has announced that they will be reviewing pricing of bundles and SMSs tomorrow. Econet subscribers have been receiving the following message from the mobile network operator; Dear Customer. Please take note, bundle prices for Data %26 SMS will be reviewed effective 17 June 2020. Dial *... Economic

2020-06-16 - RBZ Outlaws Promoting Of “Illegal” Forex Trade In WhatsApp Groups

Tue, 16/06/2020 - 18:17
Another day another interesting regulatory measure by the Financial Intelligence Unit ( by extension the RBZ). This time the target being money changers operating on WhatsApp groups. Here’s the FIUs full statement: ACTION AGAINST ILLEGAL FOREIGN CURRENCY TRADING ADVERTS1. The Financial... Economic

2020-06-15 - GIJN Denounces Libel Verdict Against Ressa, Santos

Mon, 15/06/2020 - 18:16
[caption id=attachment_247686 align=aligncenter width=771] Rappler's Maria Ressa keynotes last year's Global Investigative Journalism Conference. Photo: Nick Jaussi[/caption] The Global Investigative Journalism Network is outraged and alarmed by the conviction of our colleagues Maria... Legal