FCC Emails Show Agency Spread Lies To Bolster Dubious DDoS Attack Claims: Gizmodo

As the FCC was grappling with accusations of a fake cyberattack last spring, it intentionally misled several news organizations, choosing to feed journalists false information, while at the same time discouraging them from challenging the agency’s official story, news outlet Gizmodo reported Tuesday. From the report: Internal emails reviewed by Gizmodo lay bare the agency’s efforts to counter rife speculation that senior officials manufactured a cyberattack, allegedly to explain away…

June 5, 2018
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Sources: ZTE signs preliminary agreement to lift US ban on buying from US suppliers; ZTE to pay $1B fine and have $400M held in escrow for future violations (Karen Freifeld/Reuters)

June 5, 2018

Karen Freifeld / Reuters: Sources: ZTE signs preliminary agreement to lift US ban on buying from US suppliers; ZTE to pay $1B fine and have $400M held in escrow for future violations  —  (Reuters) – ZTE Corp (000063.SZ) has signed an agreement in principle that would lift a U.S. Commerce Department ban on buying from U.S. suppliers … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Apple says Podcasts now hosts more than 555,000 active shows, up from 525,000 in April, and Stuff You Should Know is the first show to pass 500M downloads (Brian Heater/TechCrunch)

June 5, 2018

Brian Heater / TechCrunch: Apple says Podcasts now hosts more than 555,000 active shows, up from 525,000 in April, and Stuff You Should Know is the first show to pass 500M downloads  —  Beyond Watch compatibility, podcasting didn’t get a lot of love as Apple blew through announcements at a frenetic pace during its two-hour-plus keynote yesterday. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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