Facebook Fugitive Paul Ceglia Arrested in Ecuador, Say US Prosecutors

The New York man who spent nearly 3-1/2 years as a fugitive after being charged with trying to defraud Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg out of half of the social media company has been arrested in Ecuador and may be extradited, US prosecutors said on Thursday. Paul Ceglia, 45, a wood pellet salesman from Wellsville in upstate New York, had been […]

Twitter CEO to Testify Before US House Panel on September 5

Twitter’s chief executive will testify before a US House of Representatives committee on September 5, the panel said on Friday, after some Republicans raised concerns about social media companies removing content from conservatives. The House Energy and Commerce Committee “intends to ask tough questions about how Twitter monitors and polices content,” Republican Representative Greg Walden, the panel’s […]

Facebook’s Battle Against Fake News Helped by This Tiny US Think Tank

A day before Facebook announced that it had discovered and disabled a propaganda campaign designed to sow dissension among US voters, it exclusively shared some of the suspicious pages with an online forensics team so busy it hasn’t put a nameplate on the door. The Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab is based in a 12-foot-by-12-foot office in […]

Facebook Named Best Company to Work for in the US by Career Site Indeed

Facebook – despite suffering through what could be charitably described as a turbulent year – was ranked as best place to work in 2018, according to Indeed. The career website compiled its annual list of the 50 top-rated workplaces, based on 72 million employer ratings and reviews of Fortune 500 companies. The social media platform was […]

Facebook Must Face Class Action Over Facial Recognition: US Judge

A US federal judge ruled on Monday that Facebook must face a class action lawsuit alleging that the social network unlawfully used a facial recognition process on photos without user permission. The ruling adds to the privacy woes that have been mounting against Facebook for weeks, since it was disclosed that the personal information of millions of users […]

Nokia 2 Sales Begin in the US, Nokia 6 Receives Performance Update

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 2 is available in the US through Amazon, B&H, and Best Buy Only carrier-unlocked Nokia 2 in black colour option is listed online Nokia 6 receives minor update with Android November security patch Nokia 2, the cheapest offering in the portfolio of Nokia smartphones by HMD Global, is now available for purchase in […]

Kaspersky Software Traces Found at About 15 Percent of US Agencies: Official

About 15 percent of US government agencies have detected some trace of Russian company Kaspersky Lab’s software on their systems in a review prompted by concerns the antivirus firm is vulnerable to Kremlin influence, a security official told Congress on Tuesday. Jeanette Manfra, assistant secretary for cyber security at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), […]

Nokia 8 with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage headed to the US

The Nokia 8 got certified by the US FCC in June this year. The device went official last month, and is already available in a bunch of markets. The list, sadly, doesn’t include the US yet. However, this could change soon, as HMD has added some changes to the FCC listings for Nokia 8 variants TA-1004 and TA-1012, strongly indicating the […]

Microsoft Stops Selling Original Xbox One in the US, UK

Software giant Microsoft has stopped selling its original Xbox One in the US and UK, reports said on Saturday. The original Xbox One is listed as “sold out” on the Microsoft Store and does not show up in searches for Xbox systems. Microsoft had introduced the original Xbox One console nearly four years ago. It seems the original version […]