Kaspersky Halts Europol Partnership After Controversial EU Parliament Vote

An anonymous reader writes: Kaspersky Lab announced it was temporarily halting its cooperation with Europol following the voting of a controversial motion in the European Parliament. The Russian antivirus vendor will also stop working on the NoMoreRansom project that provided free ransomware decrypters for ransomware victims. The company’s decision comes after the EU Parliament voted a controversial motion that specifically mentions Kaspersky as a “confirmed as malicious” software and urges…

June 14, 2018
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Chinese online pharmacy Yaoshibang raises ~$65.7M Series C led by Shunwei Capital and DCM Ventures, bringing total raised to ~$93.8M (Yimian Wu/China Money Network)

June 14, 2018

Yimian Wu / China Money Network: Chinese online pharmacy Yaoshibang raises ~$65.7M Series C led by Shunwei Capital and DCM Ventures, bringing total raised to ~$93.8M  —  Yaoshibang, a Guangzhou-based online pharmacy trading and education platform, announced that it has completed a RMB420 million (US$65.7 million) series C round led by Shunwei Capital and DCM Ventures. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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BrandPost: How Intelligent IT Inspires A Digital Future

How Intelligent IT Inspires A Digital Future Summary: Organisations want both leading technology and greater efficiency. Here is how intelligent IT solutions are able to deliver both. In the bustling Chinese city of Shenzhen, improving the safety and flow of traffic had become a priority to the overall health of the city, and only a technology solution was going to be able to solve the problem. The Shenzhen Traffic Police…

June 14, 2018
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BrandPost: Building The Smartest Cities Of The Future

Cities are becoming more complex and densely populated. Understanding the movement and behaviour of people within the modern city, and the way that ongoing development will impact on existing residents, businesses and infrastructure, is important in maintaining the health of these cities. Urbanisation is a clear global trend. The United Nations predicts the percentage of people living in urban areas will increase from 55 per cent at the moment to…

June 14, 2018
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Comey, Who Investigated Hillary Clinton For Using Personal Email For Official Business, Used His Personal Email For Official Business

An anonymous reader shares a report: Former FBI Director James Comey, who led the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of personal email while secretary of state, also used his personal email to conduct official business, according to a report from the Justice Department on Thursday. The report also found that while Comey was “insubordinate” in his handling of the email investigation, political bias did not play a role in the…

June 14, 2018
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India sets deadline for nationwide RFID program rollout

Shippers using JNPT have been the biggest beneficiaries of India’s ongoing trade reforms, (Above: JNPT.) Photo credit: JNPT. As shippers’ focus on real-time cargo visibility increases, the government of India has firmed up plans to extend the radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology-enabled container tracking program — which has already proved to be… Source: http://www.joc.com

June 14, 2018
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