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Federal, Policy

Trump attacks DoJ official Bruce Ohr, putting pressure on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to fire him

August 20, 2018

Via: CNBC – Top News

President Donald Trump on Monday attacked Justice Department official Bruce Ohr, while apparently pressuring Attorney General Jeff Sessions to fire him. “Will Bruce Ohr, whose family received big money for helping to create the phony, dirty and discredited Dossier, ever […]


Federal, Policy

Michael Cohen Under Investigation for $20 Million in Bank and Tax Fraud, Report Says

August 20, 2018

Via: Fortune

Michael Cohen is reportedly under investigation for millions of dollars of bank fraud. According to a New York Times report, the ongoing investigation into Trump’s former attorney is not just limited to whether he violated campaign finance laws—federal authorities are […]


Infrastructure, Networking, Wireless Infrastructure

Indianapolis to become fourth city with 5G internet service from Verizon this year

August 17, 2018

Via: StateScoop

Indianapolis will become the fourth American city to get 5G residential broadband service this year, Verizon announced this week. The telecommunication giant, which is also America’s largest wireless provider, announced on Tuesday that Indianapolis will join Houston, Los Angeles, and […]


Federal, Policy

White House’s Kudlow says China looks ‘terrible.’ Data show otherwise

August 17, 2018

Via: CNBC – Top News

China’s economy is far from “collapsing” or looking “terrible,” contrary to White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow’s characterization of the Asian country. “I’m not a China expert, although I’m boning up as fast as I can, I would just say […]


Networking Security, Security

Sprint calls on open source analytics to prevent cyberfraud

August 16, 2018

Via: CIO

Mobile phone-related fraud is big business. Fraudsters, hackers, and other bad actors employ creative techniques to compromise networks, hijack user information, and piece together customer identities that are then sold for big bucks on the dark web. To protect its […]


Infrastructure, Networking, Unified Communications

ISPs say they can’t expand broadband unless gov’t gives them more money

August 16, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

Broadband providers have spent years lobbying against utility-style regulations that protect consumers from high prices and bad service. But now, broadband lobby groups are arguing that Internet service is similar to utilities such as electricity, gas distribution, roads, and water […]


Mobility, Software, Tech

Google: Expect Android Pie Go on new phones this fall with more storage space

August 16, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Android 9.0 Pie is so far only available for Pixel and the Essential PH1 phones, but the Go edition of Android Pie is also coming soon with improvements for ultra-cheap smartphones. Google has announced its Go edition of Android Pie, […]


Software, Tech

Twitter suspends Alex Jones for urging people to keep “battle rifles” ready

August 15, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

After holding out for a few weeks, Twitter joined the chorus of social media and tech giants that have punished conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for questionable content. Twitter suspended Jones from his account on Tuesday after he tweeted out a […]


Operations Security, Security

RunSafe could eliminate an entire class of infrastructure malware attacks

August 15, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

RunSafe, a Mclean Virginia startup, got started doing research for DARPA on how to defend critical infrastructure. They built a commercial product based on that initial research that they claim eliminates an entire class of attacks. Today, the company released […]


Federal, Policy

Treasury Department deletes a Trump election retweet that experts say violated an ethics law

August 15, 2018

Via: CNBC – Top News

The Treasury Department retweeted a post from President Donald Trump on Wednesday touting Republican election chances this fall, sparking concerns among experts that the action may have violated federal ethics laws. Treasury soon removed the post. A representative for the […]