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European mayors duped into calls with fake Kyiv mayor
The mayor of the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv warned Saturday that an imposter is posing as him and communicating with other officials, including three European mayors who were duped into believing they were having a video call with the rea...
Toyota recalls electric cars over concerns about loose wheels
Motor industry giant Toyota is recalling 2,700 of its first mass-produced all-electric vehicles over concerns their wheels may fall off.
Airport chaos: European travel runs into pandemic cutbacks
The airport lines are long, and lost luggage is piling up. It’s going to be a chaotic summer for travelers in Europe.
Online privacy bill easily passed by U.S. House panel
A U.S. House of Representatives panel passed a bipartisan online privacy bill on Thursday that aims to limit the collection of personal data, though doubts remain as to whether it will become law.
Leeds YouTube racer Adeel Habib jailed for dangerous driving
A man whose YouTube channel showed him driving high-performance cars at high speeds on busy public roads has been sentenced for dangerous driving.
Tesla and Twitter on Musk’s agenda at Qatar Economic Forum
Delegates at the economic forum discussed diversifying economies, while Musk gave updates on Twitter acquisition.
Ed Sheeran and co-writers awarded £900,000 in costs over copyright case
Lesser-known songwriters ordered to pay legal costs after court rejected accusations Shape of You ripped off their song
Trend Micro forecasts major risks for organizations in 2022 through its latest Cyber Risk Index
Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today announced the findings of its latest global Cyber Risk Index (CRI) for the second half of 2021, standing at -0.04, which is an elevated ri...
The case for turning off your Zoom camera
Bosses want video call cameras on. But workers may have a strong argument against appearing on screen when they don’t want to.
The people who hate working from home
The loudest voices may be remote-work advocates, but plenty of other people can’t get back to the office fast enough.
Encrypted messaging service Telegram launches a premium tier as it tops 700 million users
Telegram's premium tier will include new features like 4 GB file uploads, faster downloads, and exclusive stickers and reactions.
Bill Clinton reveals he sent a team to Area 51 'to make sure there were no aliens'
Former President Bill Clinton this week revealed he sent his national security adviser to inspect Area 51 in Nevada for aliens when he served as president.
Japan Increases Legal Punishment for Cyberbullying After Death of ‘Terrace House’ Star
Japan has made online insults punishable by up to a year in prison in an effort to combat cyberbullying. Moves to amend the country’s penal code gained momentum after Hana Kimura, a 22-year-old professional wrestler and breakout star of ...
Bitcoin drops below $20,000 as crypto plunge continues
A spate of cryptocurrency meltdowns have erased tens of billions of dollars of investors’ assets and sparked urgent calls to regulate the freewheeling industry.
Elon Musk pressured Twitter to give him access to a 'firehose' of data to evaluate bots. What are they hiding???
Elon Musk spent weeks raising alarms that Twitter may have far more fake, spam and bot accounts than previously disclosed and threatening to abandon his $44 billion deal to buy the company if it didn't provide him with more information t...
Chipmakers brace for more trouble as Russia limits exports of rare gases
The semiconductor industry just can't catch a break.
Is remote work worse for wellbeing than people think?
Remote work is consistently touted as the best way for workers to feel mentally and physically well. But the reality is more complicated.
Electronic-sniffing dog helps in pedophilia arrest in Mexico
An unusual alliance of international activist groups, Mexican prosecutors and a dog trained to sniff out memory devices joined forces this month to catch a high-profile suspected pedophile in Mexico City.
Elon Musk sued for $258bn over claims he ran a pyramid scheme to promote Dogecoin
The world's richest man - alongside Tesla and SpaceX, the companies he is CEO of - are accused of "promoting Dogecoin to profit from its trading".
ExxonMobil hits back after Biden threatens energy producers
President Biden as been under increasing pressure to use executive action to curb oil prices
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