UK government orders investigation into Nvidia’s $40bn Arm takeover | Arm

The UK government has stepped in to order an investigation of Nvidia’s $40bn takeover of the Cambridge-based chip designer Arm, citing potential national security concerns. Oliver Dowden, the UK culture secretary, has written to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) instructing it to begin a “phase one” investigation into the Continue Reading

Hackers From China Target Vietnamese Military and Government – Tempemail

A hacking group related to a Chinese-speaking threat actor has been linked to an advanced cyberespionage campaign targeting government and military organizations in Vietnam. The attacks have been attributed with low confidence to the advanced persistent threat (APT) called Cycldek (or Goblin Panda, Hellsing, APT 27, and Conimes), which is Continue Reading

Facebook reverses Australia news ban after government makes media code amendments | Australian media

Facebook will restore Australian news pages in the next few days after the government agreed to more amendments to the media bargaining code that makes the social network and Google pay for news. On Thursday Facebook blocked all news on its platform in Australia, and inadvertently blocked information and government Continue Reading

Australian government ready to pursue Facebook and Twitter if misinformation code doesn’t work | Australia news- Tempemail

The Australian government has not ruled out taking tougher action against social media giants like Facebook and Twitter if a new industry-developed code fails to limit the spread of misinformation and disinformation on their platforms. The new code of practice, developed by industry organisation Digi and released on Monday, has Continue Reading

Indian court orders climate activist to jail custody Government crackdown court Narendra Modi Social Media- Tempemail

An Indian court on Friday ordered a 22-year-old climate activist to spend three days in jail under court custody in a case that critics say highlights a growing crackdown on dissent under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government. Police from the capital, New Delhi, arrested Disha Ravi on Feb. 13 at Continue Reading

Microsoft, Stanbic and Kenyan Government Join forces to Impart Digital Skills – Tempemail

Microsoft Kenya, Stanbic Kenya Foundation and the Kenyan Government have partnered to impart digital skills to 50,000 entrepreneurs. According to TechWeez, this move will see private sector players “address a digital skills gap within the market” through digital learning and skilling initiative. “The digital landscape is transforming rapidly, and Kenya Continue Reading

India’s top court takes up social media content Twitter court petition content Government- Tempemail

India’s top court on Friday sought the government and Twitter’s response to a petition seeking a mechanism to check fake news, hate messages and what officials consider seditious and incendiary content on social media platforms. The case highlights a standoff between the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and free Continue Reading

Iranian Hackers Utilize ScreenConnect to Spy On UAE, Kuwait Government Agencies – Tempemail

UAE and Kuwait government agencies are targets of a new cyberespionage campaign potentially carried out by Iranian threat actors, according to new research. Attributing the operation to be the work of Static Kitten (aka MERCURY or MuddyWater), Anomali said the “objective of this activity is to install a remote management Continue Reading

Casey Stoney says social media and government must fight ‘disgusting’ racist abuse aimed at Lauren James- Tempemail

Manchester United Women manager Casey Stoney has condemned the racist abuse suffered by teenage forward Lauren James online as “utterly disgusting” and called for Government action. Stoney also wants social media companies to do more tackle a serious problem that has become rife in the game. England international James, 19, Continue Reading