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US Charges 5 Chinese Hackers, 2 Malaysian Businessmen in Global Computer Intrusion Campaign

US Charges 5 Chinese Hackers, 2 Malaysian Businessmen in Global Computer Intrusion Campaign

U.S prosecutors announced charges on Wednesday against five suspected Chinese hackers and two Malaysian businessmen in connection with cyber-attacks on...

TikTok to Partner With Oracle in US, Foregoing Microsoft

TikTok to Partner With Oracle in US, Foregoing Microsoft

On September 14, famous video-sharing app TikTok confirmed it will become business partners with Oracle, foregoing Microsoft’s bid. The decision...

Celebs Join Instagram ‘Freeze’ to Protest Facebook Inaction

Celebs Join Instagram ‘Freeze’ to Protest Facebook Inaction

Kim Kardashian West, Katy Perry and Leonardo DiCaprio are among celebrities taking part in a 24-hour Instagram “freeze” on Wednesday...

US House Report: Boeing, FAA Failures to Blame for 737 MAX Crashes

US House Report: Boeing, FAA Failures to Blame for 737 MAX Crashes

Two Boeing 737 MAX crashes that killed all 346 passengers and crew aboard were the “horrific culmination” of failures by...

Pompeo: Confident There Will Be Effective Competitors to Huawei from Western Vendors

Pompeo: Confident There Will Be Effective Competitors to Huawei from Western Vendors

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday he is confident there will be effective 5G competitors to China’s...

Huawei’s Survival at Stake as US Sanctions Loom

Huawei’s Survival at Stake as US Sanctions Loom

Starting Sept. 15, China’s telecom giant Huawei — once a symbol of Chinese technology prowess — will be cut off...

DRC Video Centers Score With Young Gamers 

DRC Video Centers Score With Young Gamers 

Some people stuck inside during coronavirus lockdown are playing video games. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, entrepreneurs are catering...

Report: TikTok Deal Moves Forward with Oracle

Report: TikTok Deal Moves Forward with Oracle

ByteDance, the Chinese company behind the wildly popular video sharing app TikTok, has rejected Microsoft’s bid to buy the app...

Millennials Connect Via Social Media Challenges During COVID-19

Millennials Connect Via Social Media Challenges During COVID-19

Bingo is back, this time among millennials and Gen Zers. To stave off boredom caused by the coronavirus quarantine and connect with others,...

Nigeria Math Teacher Offers Free Lessons on Twitter, WhatsApp, Instagram

Nigeria Math Teacher Offers Free Lessons on Twitter, WhatsApp, Instagram

A teacher in Nigeria is offering free mathematics classes via Twitter, WhatsApp and Instagram to help struggling students affected by the coronavirus lockdown. After almost six months, more than...

China Launches Data Security Initiative

China Launches Data Security Initiative

China’s foreign minister announced Tuesday the start of a global data security initiative, outlining principles that should be followed in...

Robot Sloths Beat Humans In Race to Save Endangered Plants

Robot Sloths Beat Humans In Race to Save Endangered Plants

Many robots are being developed and used these days to maximize speed so factories can efficiently make more products.  One...