Warmbier death raises pressure on White House

June 20, 2017

Washington( CNN) Otto Warmbier’s death as a result of his therapy in North Korea could increase calls for the US to take a tougher string on China, as the two nations prepare to meet in Washington on Wednesday. It’s an approaching that resembles the Obama administration strategy and, eyewitness remark, has shown no greater success in hindering Pyongyang’s steady parade towards developing nuclear weapons and the issue of missiles capability…


More must be done about extremist content online, says Google

June 19, 2017

Firm announces four measures to tackle problem, including better detection and greater counter-radicalisation efforts Google has introduced four new measures to tackle the spread of terrorist material online, saying the threat poses a serious challenge and that more immediate action needs to be taken. It has pledged better detection of extremist content and faster review, more experts, tougher standards and an expansion of counter-radicalisation work. Kent Walker, a senior vice-president…


How do Navy ships operate?

June 19, 2017

(CNN)Whether it’s an aircraft carrier or any other warship, a United States Navy vessel never sleeps on the open sea thanks to a complex orchestra of people and systems tracking its course. How much attention they pay to each signal depends on the situation, said CNN national security analyst John Kirby, a retired rear admiral in the US Navy. Vessels approaching shore or heavy traffic use more feedback to adjust…


There’s a good reason governments aren’t startups

June 18, 2017

Jeb Bush wearing a hoodie in a video message to Mark Zuckerberg.Image: shutterstock/jeb!/mashable composite The hot new name in tech is France, a centuries-old startup that provides security, healthcare, and education in exchange for taxes. Newly elected French president Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that the country needs to “think and move more like a startup” and, presumably, less like a stodgy social democracy. SEE ALSO: Trump’s treasury secretary is…


Tim Cook has an idea of who’s sending Trump’s 3 AM tweets

June 11, 2017

It's *obviously* college kids.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock UPDATED (4:00 p.m. ET) to include a few more quotes from Cook President Donald Trump’s tweets are finding their way into everything nowadays … even Tim Cook’s commencement speech at MIT. SEE ALSO: Trump Twitter bot reminds us that all his tweets are coming from the White House The Apple CEO took a swipe at Trump’s infamous Twitter habits Friday, just a few hours after…


Twitter co-founder: ‘Yeah, I’m sorry’ if Twitter helped Trump get elected

May 21, 2017

Image: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto/Getty Twitter co-founder Evan Williams wants you to know he’s super sorry for any role the social media platform played in the election of President Donald Trump. The sort-of apology was made in an interview with The New York Times published on Saturday. Williams’ remorse for possibly helping to create a political monster comes after Trump’s claims that Twitter was key in helping him clinch the election. I…


President’s fiscal 2018 budget would slash EPA spending by 30%

May 20, 2017

Washington( CNN) President Donald Trump’s monetary 2018 budget seek would reduce EPA spending by almost a third, according to a emulate of the President’s proposal gaining access to CNN. The budget blueprint, which the White House plans to submit to Congress next week, would cut the EPA’s total budget by more than 30% and its operational budget by 35% compared to current funding levels. Some of the most difficult strokes…


UK hospitals among those struck by widespread ransomware attacks

May 13, 2017

Cyber crime concept : Hacker/Cyber criminal pointing gun into laptop computer as if demanding money from oppositie site in exchange for unlocking computer.; Shutterstock ID 628668311Image: Shutterstock / BoonritP A widespread ransomware attack hit multiple countries across the globe on Friday, locking up computers and ransoming access in exchange for large Bitcoin payments, and also hit the UK’s National Health Service, affecting computers at hospitals and doctors’ offices. SEE ALSO:…


Spy behind Trump dossier says info was never meant for public eyes

May 3, 2017

Washington( CNN) The former British agent behind the dossier alleging ties between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia vows his experiment was dire enough to share with top American and British officials, but declares some of his creation was not fully verified, according to field records registered last-place month in London. In the new law filing gaining access to CNN, lawyers for former British agent Christopher Steele “re saying that”…


Donald Trump is reportedly making an American Technology Council

May 2, 2017

Image: DREW ANGERER/GETTY IMAGES And you thought President Donald Trump forgot about the cyber? SEE ALSO: Trumpcare might be gone but the internet is memeing it to death just in case No way. President Trump is planning to establish an American Technology Council, Axios reported Monday, that will help the government “deliver better digital services” and coordinate other strategies on tech policy. The first meeting is expected to be early…