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The Guardian:
Over 21M comments have been submitted to FCC on its proposed neutrality roll-back as it closes submissions, although many are duplicates or created by spambots   —  The FCC has received nearly 22m comments on “Restoring Internet Freedom” with just hours left before the window for public feedback closes on Wednesday
Aug 30, 2017, 11:40 AMIn context
Gwyn Topham / The Guardian:
UK government to test convoys of semi-automated trucks on public roads by the end of 2018, allocating £8.1M for the project   —  Government allocates £8.1m to trials of ‘platooning’ which proponents say could cut congestion and hauliers' fuel costs
Aug 25, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
Samuel Gibbs / The Guardian:
HBO hackers demand a multimillion-dollar ransom and release emails, scripts, and personal phone numbers of GoT stars in latest dump of stolen data   —  Group tells company CEO to pay multimillion-dollar ransom or else risk 1.5TB of shows and confidential corporate data being released online
Aug 8, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Justin McCurry / The Guardian:
Internal probe by South Korean spy agency shows that, under its former director, it backed an online disinformation campaign to sway SK's 2012 presidential race   —  National Intelligence Service says it mobilised cyberwarfare experts to ensure Park Geun-hye beat rival and now president Moon Jae-in
Aug 7, 2017, 12:15 AMIn context
The Guardian:
Marcus Hutchins, who helped stop WannaCry, arrested by FBI after Def Con; DoJ indictment accuses him of helping spread Kronos banking trojan in 2014-2015   —  Marcus Hutchins arrested over his alleged role in creating Kronos malware targeting banks  —  Marcus Hutchins, the 23-year-old British …
Aug 3, 2017, 2:44 PMIn context
Olivia Solon / The Guardian:
Global Voices pans Facebook's Free Basics after studying app in six markets, finding broad data collection and weaknesses in languages and local content   —  Free Basics, built for developing markets, focuses on ‘western corporate content’ and violates net neutrality principles, researchers say
Jul 30, 2017, 3:00 PMIn context
Miles Brignall / The Guardian:
UK regulator says Airbnb customers who leave early or decide not to to stay in accommodation will be able to leave a review starting August 31   —  Accommodation website to allow guests who leave before the end of stay to post comments in bid to expose poor-quality listings
Jul 27, 2017, 3:10 PMIn context
Graham Ruddick / The Guardian:
Amazon says it plans to expand its London-based R&D department from 450 to 900 people as part of expansion of UK workforce to 24K staff by end of 2017   —  Company will increase number of workers focusing on Prime Video service in capital from 450 to 900
Jul 25, 2017, 5:30 PMIn context
Samuel Gibbs / The Guardian:
Microsoft Paint, first released with Windows 1.0 in 1985, to be “removed or deprecated” in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update; Paint 3D to remain   —  Long-standing basic graphics editing program, used throughout childhoods since the 1980s, has been marked for death
Jul 24, 2017, 11:25 AMIn context
Paul Chadwick / The Guardian:
The Guardian rolls back much of its WhatsApp backdoor story, which was decried by 70+ experts, but will leave it online with a note highlighting deficiencies   —  The Guardian was wrong to report last January that the popular messaging service WhatsApp had a security flaw so serious that it was a huge threat to freedom of speech.
Jun 28, 2017, 11:15 AMIn context

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