Sri Lanka Blocks Facebook, WhatsApp After Easter Bombings Leave Hundreds Dead

After at least 207 people were killed and over four hundred more were reported wounded after a series of bombs went off at Easter services in Sri Lanka, the Sri Lankan government has moved to ...

4 hours ago from Gizmodo

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Ransomware 'hero' pleads guilty to US hacking charges

A British computer security researcher once hailed as a "hero" for helping stem a ransomware outbreak and later accused of creating malware to attack the banking system said Friday he pleaded ...

Sat 20 Apr 19 from Phys.org

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Sri Lanka, citing 'false news reports,' blocks social media after attacks

Sri Lanka placed a nationwide block on social media sites after more than 200 people died in multiple attacks on Sunday. The government, in taking the drastic step, cited "false news reports" ...

4 hours ago from CNN

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The UK’s latest list of most hacked passwords is as bad as you’d think

Names, soccer players, musicians and fictional characters make up some of the worst passwords of the year, according to the U.K. government’s National Cyber Security Center. But nothing ...

8 hours ago from TechCrunch

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Google’s Earth Day 2019 Doodle Celebrates Nature’s Diversity

It features animals like the wandering albatross, which has the widest wingspan of any living bird

12 hours ago from TIME

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PayPal and GoFundMe cut off donations to militia detaining migrants

Crowdfunding and payment companies are no strangers to cutting off access to organizations that violate their policies, but their latest move could be more contentious than usual. PayPal ...

22 hours ago from Engadget

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CIA Allegedly Told Allies That Huawei Is Funded By Chinese State Security, Army

The Central Intelligence Agency has accused Chinese tech giant Huawei of accepting funding from the “People’s Liberation Army, China’s National Security Commission and a third branch of the ...

Sat 20 Apr 19 from Gizmodo

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Netflix Is Testing a Feature to Serve Up Random Episodes If You Don't Know What to Watch

Many of us are by now familiar with the Browse Endlessly Plan, a system in which scrolling knows no end and absolutely nothing of interest populates no matter how many times you refresh or toggle ...

Sat 20 Apr 19 from Gizmodo

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Tesla gets restraining order against alleged short seller

Electric carmaker claims man repeatedly harassed its employees in CaliforniaTesla has been granted a temporary restraining order against an alleged short seller, preventing him from approaching ...

9 hours ago from Guardian.co.uk

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macOS 10.15 May Bring A Handful Of iOS Features

The upcoming macOS 10.15 update appears to be a feature-packed one from all of the reports that we have seen so far. A new report claims that Apple is going to add a handful of iOS features ...

8 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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