Feds Nab Exec On Allegations He Hacked To Steal Info About School Lunches

“After a year-long investigation, a top California exec has been arrested by the FBI for allegedly hacking into a competitor’s website and stealing their customer data in an effort to ruin their business,” writes long-time Slashdot reader sandbagger. “There is an unusual twist, however: this isn’t the high-stakes world of big tech or high finance, but American school lunches.” The Register reports: Chief financial officer of Choicelunch, Keith Wesley Cosbey,…

May 11, 2019
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‘Is TikTok a Chinese Cambridge Analytica Data Bomb Waiting to Explode?’

CBS News calls TikTok “the first major contender since Snapchat to possibly disrupt a market dominated by social media behemoth Facebook. “The mere three-year-old startup even comes with a history of data-privacy controversies.” Created by China start-up ByteDance in 2016, TikTok has already been downloaded over 1 billion times globally, surpassing both Facebook and Instagram in app installs last year, according to analytics site Sensor Tower…. It’s also more than…

May 11, 2019
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When Rafale Didn’t Fly: Over-Attention To Rafale Issue Has Proven To Be A Bad Political Investment For Congress

Missing The Pulse: Rahul Gandhi wasted time over an issue that found little resonance among the people. Negative Campaigning: Rahul Gandhi accused PM Modi of corruption. Somewhere, the messaging didn’t work

With a 63.5% voter turnout in the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019, the 17th General Election is reaching its tail end.

There are innumerable lessons to take from this

May 11, 2019
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India’s Aircraft Carrier Future: British Designed And F-35 Armed?

Here is where this all could go

by Charlie Gao

India’s search for a third carrier recently made big news in the United Kingdom when it was announced that Indian Navy officials visited the Rosyth dockyard in Scotland, where the Royal Navy’s HMS Queen Elizabeth carrier was built. Reports have suggested that this delegation was interested in buying plans for the QE as a basis for their

May 11, 2019
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Pakistan Government Bans 11 Organisations For Having Links With JuD, FIF, JeM

The decision to ban these organisations was taken during a meeting between Pakistan’s PM Imran Khan and Interior Minister Ijaz Shah. Bahawalpur-based Al-Rehmat Trust Organisation and Karachi-based Al-Furqan Trust were also banned

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan government has banned 11 organisations for having links with the proscribed outifts Jaamat-ud-Dawa (JuD), Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation (FIF)

May 11, 2019
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