Japan and Netherlands Poised to Join US in China Semiconductor Crackdown

Japan and the Netherlands may be joining the US in its efforts to isolate the Chinese semiconductor industry over security concerns.

Woman Ordered to Repay Her Employer for ‘Time Theft’

A woman has been ordered to repay her employer after it was discovered that she misrepresented the amount of time she worked.

The Guardian Suffers Ransomware Attack, Staff’s Data Accessed

The Guardian has suffered a major ransomware attack and has revealed that some staff’s personal data was accessed.

Workers at Amazon’s Largest Air Hub, in Northern KY, Push for Unionization

Amazon’s unionization woes are increasing, with workers at the company’s largest air hub pushing to organize.

Media Groups Voice Support for Julian Assange

Media groups have come out in favor of Julian Assange, urging the US to drop the charges against him.

Prosecutors Seek 15-Year Sentence and $800M in Elizabeth Holmes Case

Prosecutors are seeking a 15-year sentence and $800 million in restitution in their case against Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes.

AT&T Employees Push Back Against Return-to-Office Plans

AT&T employees are pushing back against the company’s return-to-office (RTO) plans, saying they can do their work just fine from home.

Visa and Mastercard Suspend Russia Business

Visa and Mastercard are the latest, and two of the most influential, companies to suspend operations in Russia in response to its invasion of Ukraine.

FBI Was One of NSO Group’s Customers

NSO Group has quickly become one of the most reviled security firms, even being banned by the US government. Despite that, it appears the FBI was one of its customers.

Top Tech Firms Backing Groups Fighting Climate Legislation

Despite their stated support for efforts to combat climate change, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and Disney support groups fighting such legislation.

LAPD Collects Everyone’s Social Media Data and Social Security Numbers

The LAPD has instructed officers to collect social media data and social security numbers on everyone they stop.

Huawei Could Monitor Calls on One of the Largest Dutch Wireless Networks

Huawei is facing accusations that it had the access and ability to monitor all the calls made on KPN’s wireless network, one of the largest in the Netherlands.

Electric Vehicles Nearing Adoption Tipping Point

Electric vehicles are approaching the tipping point of mass adoption thanks to a combination of factors.

China Looking to Expand Weather Control, Cover Half the Country by 2025

China is looking to expand its weather control program, making it possible to trigger artificial rain or snowfall in over half the country by 2025.

British Government May Be Moving Closer to Huawei U-Turn

The British government may be moving closer to reversing its decision to include Huawei in its 5G rollout.

Facebook Bans ‘Deepfake’ Videos, But Not ‘Shallow Fakes’

The Guardian is reporting that Facebook has banned “deepfake” videos in preparation for the U.S. election. Deepfake videos use AI to manipulate a video to make it appear something is happening that’s really not. For example, a deepfake video may…

Vladimir Putin Still Using (Long) Unsupported Windows XP

One would expect a former KGB officer to use the latest and greatest when it comes to computer security. Evidently, Vladimir Putin disagrees, as he is still relying on Windows XP, according to The Guardian. According to the story, “Putin,…

Chelsea Manning Will Receive Hormone Therapy Following Suit

Chelsea Manning, the Wikileaks leaker formerly known as Bradley Manning, is finally getting the hormone treatments she’s been demanding for months. In September of last year Manning sued the US Department of Defense, claiming she had been “denied access to…

Chelsea Manning to Write Columns for The Guardian

Chelsea Manning, the Wikileaks leaker formerly known as Bradley Manning who was recently sentenced to 35 years in prison, has joined The Guardian US as a contributor. The Guardian US’ editor-in-chief says that Manning will write on “war, gender, and…

Muhammad Ali Daughters Promote New Film In U.K.

Muhammad Ali’s daughters spent time in London promoting the U.K. release of “I Am Ali,” a documentary about the boxing legend’s career that The Guardian calls “a very watchable tribute.” The documentary mixes interviews with Ali’s family and inner circle…