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  • Norway's Telenor warns on second quarter profit after error at Grameenphone

    OSLO (Reuters) – Norwegian telecoms group Telenor (TEL.OL) said its second-quarter earnings would take a hit from “errors” discovered at Grameenphone GRAE.DH, its Bangladeshi telecoms division. FILE PHOTO: Telenor flag flutters next to the company’s headquarters in Fornebu, Norway, June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File Photo “Grameenphone has discovered some erroneous omissions with regards to sales, […]

  • Reef rescue: Could this robot help save corals?

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  • Twitter suffers widespread outage lasting over an hour

    Twitter experienced an outage Thursday as users found themselves unable to access the social media platform for over an hour. “We are currently investigating issues people are having accessing Twitter,” a message appeared on the company’s status page. ” We will keep you updated on whats happening.” Twitter later said “an internal configuration change” was responsible […]

  • The Router's Obstacle-Strewn Route to Home IoT Security

    It is newly minted conventional wisdom that not a single information security conference goes by without a presentation about the abysmal state of Internet of Things security. While this is a boon for researchers looking to make a name for themselves, this sorry state of affairs is definitely not beneficial for anyone who owns a […]

  • FBI, ICE Turn Drivers' Licenses Into Facial Recognition Gold

    By John P. Mello Jr. Jul 9, 2019 5:00 AM PT State motor vehicle departments have become a rich source of facial recognition data for and FBI and Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. Researchers at Georgetown Law’s Center on Privacy & Technology used public records requests to gather a cache of documents that show the […]

  • French court clears Orange CEO Richard of wrongdoing in fraud trial

    Orange chief executive Stephane Richard reacts after being acquitted of any wrongdoing in a fraud trial, clearing the way for him to remain at the helm of the country’s biggest telecom operator in Paris, France, July 9, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau PARIS (Reuters) – A French court on Tuesday cleared Orange (ORAN.PA) chief executive Stephane Richard […]

  • British Airways faces record £183m fine for data breach

    Image copyright Getty Images British Airways is facing a record fine of £183m for last year’s breach of its security systems. The airline, owned by IAG, says it was “surprised and disappointed” by the penalty from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). At the time, BA said hackers had carried out a “sophisticated, malicious criminal attack” […]

  • Overwatch League debuts trading cards

    It’s just what sports fans need – something else to collect! But it’s also another sign E-sports are going mainstream:  the introduction of collectable trading cards.  The Overwatch League is one of the biggest organizations in professional E-sports, with each franchise valued at up to $100 million. Now the league is following in the steps […]