Danish citizen Salah Salem Saleh Sulaiman first to be convicted under Malaysia’s fake news law after posting a YouTube video; Sulaiman to spend a month in jail (Reuters)

April 30, 2018

Reuters: Danish citizen Salah Salem Saleh Sulaiman first to be convicted under Malaysia’s fake news law after posting a YouTube video; Sulaiman to spend a month in jail  —  KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – A Malaysian court convicted a Danish citizen on Monday for inaccurate criticism of police on social media … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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T-Mobile buying Sprint can be explained by its difficulty in competing with bids from AT&T and Verizon for Straight Path and other future spectrum auctions (Alex Sherman/CNBC)

April 30, 2018

Alex Sherman / CNBC: T-Mobile buying Sprint can be explained by its difficulty in competing with bids from AT&T and Verizon for Straight Path and other future spectrum auctions  —  – T-Mobile wanted to buy Straight Path last year, but it bowed out early after AT&T and Verizon bid up the company. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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AI Researchers Revolt Against a New Paywalled Nature Journal

More than 2,000 researchers, including several employees of Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Netflix and other companies, have signed an open letter to revolt against Nature Machine Intelligence, a proposed new paywalled (closed-access) journal from Nature Publishing Group. The researchers said they won’t “submit to, review, or edit” anything for the new publication. Nature Publishing Group has responded to the protest saying it is “providing a service — for those who are…

April 30, 2018
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Will CMA CGM/CEVA deal trigger more carrier-forwarder M&A?

The April 20 announcement from third-largest global carrier CMA CGM comes just a few months after the largest carrier, Maersk Line, declared its strategy to become within three to five years the “global integrator of container logistics,” akin to a Fedex or UPS for ocean freight. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Is the… Source: http://www.joc.com

April 30, 2018
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PUBG maker Bluehole says Chinese police arrested 15 people and fined them a total of $5.1M for making and selling cheating programs, some containing trojans (Shabana Arif/IGN)

April 30, 2018

Shabana Arif / IGN: PUBG maker Bluehole says Chinese police arrested 15 people and fined them a total of $5.1M for making and selling cheating programs, some containing trojans  —  Hackers have put themselves at risk for the sake of a chicken dinner.  —  In an update on its latest anti-cheat efforts … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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