Enlarge / Google Fiber equipment boxes in a Kansas City home in 2012. (credit: Google Fiber | Bloomberg) Google Fiber is getting ready to build a long-awaited network in Louisville, Kentucky despite recent layoffs at the ISP and lawsuits filed against Louisville's local government by AT&T and Charter. "Great news today, with Google Fiber saying they now officially are coming to Louisville. We've been working on this for years," Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said Wednesday in a video. Goo...
Australian minister says government is considering moving towards 'active defence ... blocking or diverting malicious traffic'
Andrea Tantaros claims that she was stalked and harassed by multiple Twitter accounts that were coordinated by Fox News executives after she filed a sexual harassment suit. Her new lawsuit also claims that Fox had her computer hacked for spying purposes. (credit: Twitter) Comparing their actions to the plot this season on the Showtime series Homeland, an attorney for former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros has filed a complaint in federal court against Fox News, current and former Fox executives...
NEW DELHI:  The Supreme Court today pulled up the Centre over the delay in appointment of Lokpal, saying it should not allow the law to become a "dead letter". The apex court said that the Lokpal law that came into being after the nation-wide stir led by Anna Hazare cannot be made redundant just because the legislation was not amended to bring in the leader of the largest opposition party in the selection panel. The appointment of the anti-corruption ombudsman has been hanging i...
(MIDDLETOWN, Del.) — Authorities say a man suspected of fatally shooting a Delaware state trooper has been shot and killed by officers after an overnight standoff. Delaware State Police announced in a statement that the man walked out of the home Thursday morning, “engaged officers” and was shot by law enforcement. He died at the scene. The unidentified man suspected in the trooper’s fatal shooting had been barricaded inside the house in Middletown since Wednesday as pol...
Researchers warn that the TV's lack of authentication means that a hacker could use it to access your Wi-Fi network
Can your patio umbrella charge your devices, play music from them, tell you the weather, broadcast wifi and more? Yeah, didn’t think so. This post Video: Your fanciest lawn umbrella can’t hold a candle to this appeared first on Tech in Asia.
Photo credit: Cuneopost. Microsoft took six months to investigate and patch a flaw in the way Microsoft Word processes documents from another format. An ethical hacker exploited the flaw and alerted Microsoft last October. Instead of an immediate patch, the company took time to find a comprehensive solution. Hackers got wind of the bug in January and used it to spy on political figures and military personnel in Russia and Ukraine. This stayed under the radar, but in March a financial hacking so...
Britain has protested to Twitter over restricting the government’s access to data, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday. The Telegraph newspaper, citing industry sources, said Twitter had withdrawn access to information which helped the police and intelligence agencies identify plots as part of the social media firm’s efforts to stop user data being used for surveillance. “We are protesting this decision. We are in talks with Twitter on getting access to...
JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police S P Vaid today reviewed the overall security scenario in the state, while discussing arrangements for the 'Darbar Move' from the winter capital to Srinagar. In a video interaction with the senior officers of various wings of the police, the DGP stressed the need for area domination, especially along Srinagar-Jammu National Highway for the security of Srinagar-based employees moving from Jammu on April 29 and 30. Similarly, the Jammu-b...
The legal profession as we know it has its own peculiar traditions most of which are from antiquity. An instance of this is the wig and gown which has quite become the de rigueur for members of the Legal profession. Most law students can’t seem to understand why a feminine attire like the wig and gown would become the norm for everyone. Why can’t we just don our fashionable suits with a little pizazz when appearing before courts like we see in the movies? The history behind the practice of w...
(NEW YORK) — An expanded lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses Fox News Channel of racial discrimination “that appears more akin to Plantation-style management than a modern-day work environment.” The lawsuit, filed in state Supreme Court, adds eight former and current Fox employees to a case involving three former Fox workers and their accusations against a since-fired Fox financial executive. It also expands the case to include Dianne Brandi, Fox’s chief counsel. Fox News sai...
Two Hong Kong activists, who advocate the city’s independence from China and were disqualified from taking up seats as Hong Kong legislators, were granted bail Wednesday morning in relation to a brawl in the legislature during the month-long political turmoil that surrounded their elections late last year. Youngspiration, the political party to which Sixtus “Baggio” Leung and Yau Wai-ching belong, said the pair were arrested on Wednesday morning for “unlawful assembly.&...
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to consider making a law to regulate NGOs, disbursal of funds to them and consequential proceedings on account of defaults and asked it to respond in eight weeks. A bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar said the existing regulations were not sufficient to regulate the NGOs across the country, the disbursal of funds and consequential defaults. The bench, which also comprised Justices D Y Chandrachud and S K Kaul, granted eight weeks to the C...
Joke Silva is a Nigerian theatre professional, actress, director, and a businesswoman. She has been acting since the 1990s and is still very popular two decades after.  One of our favorite things about her is how she looks so young with every passing day. Here are some pictorial evidence if you’ve been sleeping on it. 1. It always seems impossible until it's done ~ Nelson Mandela Never settle for less, know who you are and that no one but you can stand in your way. #ReachForTh...
Photo credit: Tech in Asia. Uber was found guilty of using private vehicles for commercial transportation in violation of South Korean law, a Seoul court ruled yesterday. A spokesperson said the ride-hailing giant had suspended its private car-hire service UberX in 2014, when charges were filed against it. Uber resolved the issue by paying a fine of 10 million won, or US$8,863. It continues to operate premium taxi service UberBlack and UberAssist, a service for people with disabilities and the ...
Yogurt maker Chobani filed a defamation lawsuit in district court against radio conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on Monday, weeks after Jones’s network alleged that Chobani was “importing migrant rapists.” In the lawsuit, lawyers for Chobani said they have repeatedly asked for the the allegation and corresponding tweets to be taken down, but Jones has refused to comply. They also say that the accusation was “knowingly false” and made with “actual malice.”...
(DENVER) — Tuesday marks 50 years since a groundbreaking Colorado law significantly loosened tight restrictions on legal abortions. Before the law, Colorado — like many states — allowed abortions only if a woman’s life was at stake. In 1967, a Democratic freshman state lawmaker introduced a bill that allowed abortions if the woman’s physical or mental health was threatened, if the unborn child might have birth defects or in cases of rape or incest. Rep. Richard La...