Thursday, January 17, 2019

Facebook unveils systems for catching child nudity, grooming

Social network simplifies Messenger app SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook Inc said yesterday that company moderators during the last quarter removed 8.7 million user images of child...

Moscow cryptocurrency boutique: physical portal to the virtual realm

'I want bitcoin but I don't know what it is' MOSCOW: First you ring, then push through heavy doors past a suspicious security guard before...

Facebook makes reality TV its new weapon for web supremacy

CANNES: Facebook said yesterday it was reviving the pioneering MTV reality show "The Real World" as its secret weapon to lure viewers away from...

Bangladesh inches closer towards green power goal

DHAKA: Bangladesh's electricity generation from renewable sources has passed the 5 percent mark with the opening of a major new solar plant - boosting...

WhatsApp hits the road with skits to stamp out fake news in India

Texts, pictures and videos aim to sow discord   JAIPUR: On a hot morning in India's tourist hub of Jaipur, an open truck painted in the...

Hackers access data of 29 million Facebook users

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook said Friday that hackers accessed personal data of 29 million users in a breach at the world's leading social network disclosed...

Russian hackers long tied to military and secret services

Russia faces accusations of waging a global campaign of cyber attacks MOSCOW: During the Soviet era, the country's top computer scientists and programmers largely worked...

Renewable energy on rise in Jordan

AMMAN: Set atop a mosque in the south of Jordan's capital, dozens of shimmering solar panels reflect a growing trend in the resource-poor desert...

Musk to resign as Tesla chairman, remain as CEO in SEC settlement

SEC charge Musk with misleading investors with tweets WASHINGTON: Tesla Inc and Elon Musk have agreed to pay $20 million each to financial regulators and...

Too much screen time, too little horseplay for kids

PARIS: Only one in 20 kids in the United States meets guidelines on sleep, exercise and screen time, and nearly a third are outside...

KIB’s Al-Suwaidan awarded ‘Cyber Sentinels’ CISO Award 2018′

KUWAIT: KIB's Executive Manager - Head of Information Security, Basil Al-Suwaidan, recently received the "Cyber Sentinels' CISO Award 2018" from GEC Media Group; a...

China shuts thousands of websites

SHANGHAI: China has shut down more than 4,000 websites and online accounts in a three-month campaign against "harmful" online information, the official Xinhua news...

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