Former US defense secretary testifies in Holmes fraud trial
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis testified Wednesday in the trial of fallen tech star Elizabeth Holmes, saying the entrepreneur misled him into believing she was on the verge of rolling out a blood-testing breakthrough that he hoped would help save lives of troops in battle.
Report: Suspected Chinese hack targets Indian media, gov't
A U.S.-based cybersecurity company says it has uncovered evidence that an Indian media conglomerate, a police department and the agency responsible for the country’s national identification database have been hacked, likely by a state-sponsored Chinese group.
Apple, Google raise new concerns by yanking Russian app
Apple’s and Google’s cooperation with the Russian government’s efforts to suppress an app opposed to the ruling regime is escalating concerns about whether Big Tech’s pursuit of ever-higher profits has trampled their commitment to protecting civil rights.
Facebook oversight board reviewing 'XCheck' system for VIPs
Facebook's semi-independent oversight board says it will review the company's “XCheck," or cross check system following an investigation by The Wall Street Journal into the use of an internal system that has exempted high-profile users from some or all of its rules.
Indonesia says no evidence of alleged Chinese intel hack
Indonesian authorities say they have found no evidence that the country’s main intelligence service’s computers were hacked, after a U.S.-based private cybersecurity company alerted them of a suspected breach of its internal networks by a Chinese hacking group.
Prince William unveils finalists for environmental prize
Prince William has announced 15 inaugural finalists for the Earthshot Prize, his ambitious global environmental award that aims to find new ideas and technologies to tackle climate change, air pollution and the Earth’s most pressing challenges.