Governement-IT

Google, Apple Pull Alexei Navalny App After Russian Demand

Voting app belonging to poisoned and jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny pulled from both Apple and Google app stores in…

6 days ago

AUKUS Security Alliance Will Include Cybersecurity, AI, Quantum

In addition to the US and UK sharing their nuclear propulsion technology with Australia, cyber security is to be included

7 days ago

Google Hands Over Data To Hong Kong Authorities – Report

Despite pledging to halt data transfers due to a repressive security law in Hong Kong, Google reportedly has handed over…

1 week ago

Microsoft, Amazon Win Project Maven Contracts – Report

Analysis shows Amazon and Microsoft win Pentagon drone contracts, after Google exited Project Maven in 2018 amid staff protests

2 weeks ago

Problems Blight First Day, As El Salvador Adopts Bitcoin

Tech glitches, protests and a plummet in value of Bitcoin greets El Salvador's first day of using digital currency as…

2 weeks ago

El Salvador Today Adopts Bitcoin As Legal Tender

Despite warnings from world institutions and central banks, and the disapproval of its own citizens, El Salvador adopts Bitcoin as…

2 weeks ago

ICO To Urge G7 Action On Annoying Cookie Consent Pop-ups

Information Commissioner is urging G7 data protection authorities to tackle the scourge of modern day browsing....cookie pop-ups

2 weeks ago

US States Set To Roll Out Apple’s Digital ID System

Eight US states set to offer and accept digital IDs via Wallet app on Apple iPhones, as civil liberties advocates…

2 weeks ago

Majority Of El Salvadorans Reject Bitcoin Law – Poll

Not a good sign. 70 percent of the population of El Salvador oppose Bitcoin law, as 7 September implementation draws…

3 weeks ago

China Limits Kids To Three Hours Of Video Games A Week

Draconian move? Children in China now only allowed to play video games between 8 and 9pm on Friday, weekends and…

3 weeks ago

UK To Overhaul Data Protection Rules, Targets Cookie Pop-ups

Government to refresh the UK's data protection rules, and poaches New Zealand's Privacy Commissioner to replace outgoing Information Commissioner

4 weeks ago

Tech Giants Make Cybersecurity Pledges After White House Meeting

Tech giants pledge to spend billions of dollars improving cybersecurity after meeting with President Biden in White House

4 weeks ago

US Approves Licence For Huawei To Purchase Car Chips – Report

Softening attitude? US officials approve licence applications from blacklisted Huawei, so its car component business can buy chips

4 weeks ago

Apple, Amazon, Microsoft CEOs To Discuss Cybersecurity At White House

The heads of major technology firms in the United States are to meet President Joe Biden at the White House…

4 weeks ago

China Approves Far-Reaching Privacy Law

Beijing approves tough new rules about the collection and use of personal data, including stronger rules governing surveillance systems

1 month ago

FTC Amends Antitrust Complaint Against Facebook, After Setback

US regulator amends antitrust complaint against Facebook, after a US judge in June had dismissed the initial claims filed by…

1 month ago

Meng Wanzhou US Extradition Case Ends, Sentencing To Take Months

Huawei says it is confident in Meng’s innocence, andi it trusts the Canadian judicial system to reject US extradition request

1 month ago

Facebook Accused Of Using Content Of Three Australian Publishers

Dustup down under, as three Australian publishers allege Facebook used content for its news service without their permission

1 month ago

Julian Assange Loses Court Ruling Over US Extradiction

British judge rules US government can be given more grounds to appeal against January decision not to extradite Assange to…

1 month ago

China Confirms Death Sentence, Amid Meng Wanzhou Case

Hostage politics. Beijing confirms death sentence of one Canadian, and jails another for eleven years, ahead of Huawei CFO extradiction…

1 month ago

NSA Awards $10bn Contract To AWS, But Microsoft Files Complaint

Revenge for the JEDI? Microsoft files an official complaint with government regulator, after NSA awards $10 billion contract to AWS

1 month ago

US Senate Finds Systemic Cybersecurity Failures In Federal Agencies

Personal data of millions of Americans is at risk because of cybersecurity failures at multiple federal agencies, US Senate report…

2 months ago

SEC Head Calls For Power To Regulate Cryptocurrencies

Chairman of the US financial regulator calls on Congress for authorisation to police cryptocurrency trading, lending and platforms

2 months ago

Nvidia Acquisition Of ARM In Doubt Over Government Concerns – Report

Worrying national security concerns for the Britsih government may reportedly scupper Nvidia's controversial acquisition of the ARM Holdings

2 months ago

UK Considers Response After Fatal Drone Strike – Report

After Iranian drone strike on Israeli ship kills a Briton and a Romanian sailor, UK reportedly mulls cyber response

2 months ago

NHS Covid-19 App Updated To Ease ‘Pingdemic’

As expected, government eases sensitivity of its NHS Covid-19 app in effort to reduce 'pingdemic' causing worker shortages

2 months ago

Regulator Rejects Blue Origin’s NASA Lunar Contract Challenge

US' Government Accountability Office rejects challenges by Blue Origin and Dynetics after NASA awarded $2.9bn lunar lander contract to Elon…

2 months ago

Israeli Government Officials ‘Visit’ NSO Offices

Not a raid. Authorities in Israel 'visit' the offices of surveillance specialist NSO Group, amid ongoing Pegasus spyware row

2 months ago

Biden Warns Cyberattacks Could Lead To ‘Shooting War’

President Biden underscores the issue of ongoing cyberattacks, and admits they could cause a 'real shooting war' with a 'major…

2 months ago

Transnet Suffers Ransomware Attack, Halts Port Operations

State-run port operator Transnet has halted port operations in South Africa, after a cyberattack last week crippled IT systems

2 months ago