US puts sanctions on N.Korea hacking groups behind major thefts

[ad_1] The US Treasury on Friday placed sanctions on three North Korea government-sponsored hacking operations which it said were behind the theft of possibly hundreds of millions of dollars and destructive cyber-attacks on infrastructure. The Treasury said the three groups—dubbed Lazarus Group, Bluenoroff and Andariel—were behind major thefts from financial institutions and cryptocurrency exchanges, as […]

Telegram gets message scheduling, major privacy additions

[ad_1] The Telegram team has been pretty busy in 2019, and the version 5.11 update brings even more goodness to the table. For starters, the app now lets you schedule messages. Scheduling a message is done by simply holding on the send button and then choosing Schedule Message. From here, you can specify a time […]

Samsung to launch foldable smartphone after major delay

[ad_1] Samsung, the world’s largest smartphone maker, had to delay the launch of its foldable smartphone in April over screen issues Tech giant Samsung has said it will launch its hotly anticipated first foldable smartphone on Friday, months after faulty screens forced an embarrassing delay of its release. The world’s largest smartphone maker spent nearly […]

Brexit could cause major disruption to EU-UK data flows

[ad_1] UK businesses could be in for a huge headache if the government fails to secure an agreement on data flows between the E.U. and the U.K. post-Brexit, according to a new report published by UCL European Institute. The report, “EU-UK Data Flows, Brexit and No-Deal: Adequacy or Disarray,” outlines the kinds of bureaucracy that […]

Sprint launches 5G in major markets with more areas covered

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain If you’ve heard the hype about the new 5G wireless networks, it comes to this: “blazing fast” super speeds, way faster than what we see now on 4G. The intent is to download movies faster, stream without buffering, pick up mapping information quicker and the like. Sprint is launching its […]

Sprint launches 5G in major markets with more areas covered

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain If you’ve heard the hype about the new 5G wireless networks, it comes to this: “blazing fast” super speeds, way faster than what we see now on 4G. The intent is to download movies faster, stream without buffering, pick up mapping information quicker and the like. Sprint is launching its […]

DOJ's plan to make Dish the fourth major carrier has a fatal flaw

[ad_1] Aurich Lawson / Getty When the Department of Justice approved T-Mobile’s purchase of Sprint, the DOJ’s antitrust officials insisted that an unusual remedy could replace the competition lost in the merger. Sprint will no longer exist as a separate entity if the DOJ’s plan is finalized, reducing the number of major nationwide mobile carriers […]

DOJ's plan to make Dish the fourth major carrier has a fatal flaw

[ad_1] Aurich Lawson / Getty When the Department of Justice approved T-Mobile’s purchase of Sprint, the DOJ’s antitrust officials insisted that an unusual remedy could replace the competition lost in the merger. Sprint will no longer exist as a separate entity if the DOJ’s plan is finalized, reducing the number of major nationwide mobile carriers […]

Major carriers, state AGs will work to combat robocalls

[ad_1] In this Aug. 11, 2019, file photo, a man uses a cell phone in New Orleans. Major phone companies are telling the country’s state attorneys general that they will do more against robocalls. It’s the latest step from government and industry to combat the growing problem. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File) Major phone companies are […]

All major Chinese cities capable of generating solar power more cheaply than grid

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain A team of researchers with the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Mälardalen University and Tsinghua University has found that all of China’s major cities are now in a position to produce electricity from solar power more cheaply than can be had from the grid. In their paper published in the […]