After Microsoft pulled reference on its site touting work with ICE, it reemerged after inquiry; Microsoft says it’s “dismayed” by ICE’s child separation policy (Davey Alba/BuzzFeed)

June 18, 2018

Davey Alba / BuzzFeed: After Microsoft pulled reference on its site touting work with ICE, it reemerged after inquiry; Microsoft says it’s “dismayed” by ICE’s child separation policy  —  “An employee briefly deleted the blog after seeing commentary in social media.  This was a mistake and as soon … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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75% of Malware Uploaded on ‘No-Distribute’ Scanners Is Unknown To Researchers

Catalin Cimpanu, writing for BleepingComputer: Three-quarters of malware samples uploaded to “no-distribute scanners” are never shared on “multiscanners” like VirusTotal, and hence, they remain unknown, US-based security firm Recorded Future reports, to security firms and researchers for longer periods of time. Although some antivirus products will eventually detect this malware at runtime or at one point or another later in time, this leaves a gap in terms of operational insight…

June 18, 2018
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President Trump Directs Pentagon To Create New ‘Space Force’ Military Branch

Gunfighter shares a report from Defense News: President Donald Trump on Monday appeared to sign an executive order directing the Pentagon to create a new “Space Force,” a move that could radically transform the U.S. military by pulling space functions variously owned by the Air Force, Navy and other military branches into a single independent service. “I am hereby directing the Department of Defense and Pentagon to immediately begin the…

June 18, 2018
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Filing suggests Travis VanderZanden, founder of scooter rental startup Bird that has raised $450M to date, has sold tens of millions of dollars worth of stock (The Information)

June 18, 2018

The Information: Filing suggests Travis VanderZanden, founder of scooter rental startup Bird that has raised $450M to date, has sold tens of millions of dollars worth of stock  —  The founder of Bird, a year-old scooter rental service that has attracted $450 million from investors, including Sequoia Capital … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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