Councillors demand better protection from abuse and death threats | Local government- Tempemail

Council leaders have demanded urgent measures to tackle what they say is a tide of abuse against councillors, potentially including a specific law against intimidating public officials and a greater willingness to prosecute those who make threats. A meeting of senior local government leaders from across England heard of regular Continue Reading

The Increased Liability of Local In-home Propagation – Tempemail

Today I discuss an attack vector conducive to cross-organizational spread, in-home local propagation. Though often overlooked, this vector is especially relevant today, as many corporate employees remain working from home. In this post, I contrast in-home local propagation with traditional vectors through which a threat (ransomware in particular) spreads throughout Continue Reading

Ethiopia starts building local rival to Facebook | Ethiopia- Tempemail

Ethiopia has begun developing its own social media platform to rival Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp, though it does not plan to block the global services, the state communications security agency has said. Ethiopia has been engulfed for the past year in an armed conflict pitting the federal government against the Continue Reading

Covid check-ins fall 25% at NSW venues as Sydney records mystery new local case | Health

The number of Covid-19 check-ins at venues across New South Wales has declined by more than 25% in the space of three months, new data reveals. Since the start of the year, hospitality and hairdressing businesses have been required to use the Service NSW app to register people’s details at Continue Reading

MultiChoice Launches New Local Offering in Uganda – Tempemail

Image sourced from The Vanguard Nigeria MultiChoice has announced the launch of Pearl Magic Prime, a new channel that tells stories by Ugandans for Ugandans. The launch of Pearl Magic Prime is the first step in MCG’s rollout of its African local channel and content slate for 2021. Two additional Continue Reading

Brazilians vote in local elections, with eye on 2022 race Rio De Janeiro Jair Bolsonaro mayors AP eye- Tempemail

Brazilians voted for mayors and councilors nationwide on Sunday in an election that could be an early indicator of President Jair Bolsonaro’s prospects if he runs for re-election in 2022. About 148 million people were eligible to vote in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and thousands of municipalities across the Continue Reading

Telkom to Launch Local Streaming Platform – Tempemail

Telkom is expected to launch a new streaming platform called TelkomONE in November 2020. The video service will host a variety of local South Africa content including music, education and series. “TelkomONE is a proudly local and South African service and naturally, we want to host and showcase outstanding content Continue Reading

Covid scepticism behind high Bolton infection rate, says local MP | UK news- Tempemail

Covid scepticism in Bolton has led to it having the highest infection rate of coronavirus in the country, a local MP has said, as a #thinkingforyourself social media trend gains traction. With 169 cases for every 100,000 people, the Greater Manchester town has the highest rate in England and has Continue Reading

eCommerce Activity Reaches Record High – Offering Hope for Local Economy | Tempemail

Sourced from IOL. eCommerce is said to be providing a ray of hope for South Africa’s local economy with transactions hitting a record high in May and June. And, while there will be some levelling off, DPO South Africa says the new love affair with digital commerce is unlikely to Continue Reading

US lawmakers unveil bid to boost local chipmaking industry – Hardware- Tempemail

A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Thursday introduced a measure aimed at strengthening chip manufacturing in the United States, adding to efforts to champion the sector and lure high tech supply chains back into the US. The measure, backed by top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer and key Republican Tom Cotton, Continue Reading