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Multiple global websites down amid widespread Internet outage

By Channel NewsAsia and agencies SEVERAL international websites were down today (June 8), including Amazon, Reddit, CNN, The Guardian and The New York Times. Error messages appeared on the websites at around 1000 GMT (5pm Thai time). Some reports pointed to a glitch at US-based cloud computing services provider Fastly. Most of Fastly’s coverage areas

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Insurer AXA hit by ransomware attack, lots of Thai data stolen

  By BleepingComputer.com and Sanook.com  BRANCHES of insurance giant AXA based in Thailand (Krungthai-AXA), Malaysia, Hong Kong, and the Philippines have been struck by a ransomware cyber attack with 3 terabytes of data stolen including lots of personal information of Thai and other clients, BleepingComputer.com and Sanook.com said this morning (May 17) The compromised data

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Temple of Zoom: 200,000 Thai Buddhists mark holy day via video link

By Artorn Pookasook and Athit Perawongmetha, Reuters, published by Yahoo! News MORE than 200,000 Buddhist devotees gathered via Zoom video link yesterday to attend an annual prayer and lantern ritual held in Thailand to mark Makha Bucha Day, one of the religion’s holiest holidays. The ritual began with a prayer in Pali, the language of

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Ditched WhatsApp for Telegram? Your secret chats might not be as safe as you thought

By Aaron Brown, Express SECURE messaging platform Telegram is a little less secure than first thought, thanks to a new glitch that allowed bad actors to access self-destructing audio and video messages long after the sender and recipient believed these messages were permanently deleted. The bug, which impacted the macOS version of the messaging service,

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Star Wars tensions rise as rival Mars probes on collision course

The skies above Mars will witness some startling aeronautical displays in the next few days when three rival space robot probes reach the red planet after journeying for millions of miles across space. The United Arab Emirates’ probe Hope orbiter will arrive first, on Tuesday, (tomorrow) followed by China’s Tianwen-1 spacecraft the next day. Finally,

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Life Technology

Tik-Tok star rates men on sex

    A woman has become a TikTok star after creating a series about all the men she’s slept with – including a ranking order of their performance. They say you’ll never forget your first kiss – but after that, not all romantic encounters are quite so life-changing. Well in a bid to remember each

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Spacewalk Coverage Live on NASA TV

NASA Television coverage of today’s spacewalk with NASA astronauts Mike Hopkins and Victor Glover is now underway and available on the agency’s website. The crew members of Expedition 64 are preparing to venture outside the International Space Station for a spacewalk expected to last about six and a half hours. The crew is in the airlock and have donned their suits in preparation

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Business Technology

Wall Street will never be the same again

(New York) – This week, the biggest story in the financial markets is the absurdist, (pretty-sure-I-hallucinated-it) drama involving GameStop, a struggling video game retailer that became the rope in a high-stakes tug of war between Wall Street suits and a crusading internet mob. The simplest explanation for what happened is that a bunch of hyper-online

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Life Technology

Who Can You Trust?: How Technology Brought Us Together and Why It Might Drive Us Apart

Something profound is changing our concept of trust, says Rachel Botsman. While we used to place our trust in institutions like governments and banks, today we increasingly rely on others, often strangers, on platforms like Airbnb and Uber and through technologies like the blockchain. This new era of trust could bring with it a more

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