The huge Apple buyback will need to come with blowout earnings

A massive buyback may not be enough for Apple Inc. investors amid the worst month for big tech since the global financial crisis. A massive buyback may not be enough for Apple Inc. investors amid the worst month for big tech since the global financial crisis. The market’s reaction to Alphabet Inc.’s report shows it … Read more

Food delivery robots will soon return to campus

Food robots are returning to campus with a new company, Cartken, after weeks of hiatus due to Grubhub ending its partnership with Yandex. Credit: Courtesy of The Ohio State University Food delivery robots will soon return to Ohio State after over a monthlong hiatus. The university announced March 3 that Grubhub would withdraw its food … Read more

Russian tech industry faces ‘brain drain’ as workers flee

In early March, days after Russia invaded Ukraine and began cracking down on dissent at home, Konstantin Siniushin, a venture capitalist in Riga, Latvia, helped charter two planes out of Russia to help people flee. Both planes departed from Moscow, carrying tech workers from the Russian capital as well as St. Petersburg, Perm, Ekaterinburg and … Read more

Conti ransomware leak shows group operates like a normal tech company

Conti – which uses malware to block access to computer data until a “ransom” is paid – operates much like a regular tech company, say cybersecurity specialists who analyzed the group’s leaked documents. eclipse_images A Russian group identified by the FBI as one of the most prolific ransomware groups of 2021 may now understand how … Read more

Nord Security just became Lithuania’s second tech unicorn

Network cables are plugged into a server room. Michael Bocchieri | Getty Images Cyber ​​firm Nord Security announced Thursday that it has raised $ 100 million from investors at a $ 1.6 billion valuation, making it Lithuania’s second tech unicorn. The company is best known for its VPN product, NordVPN, which costs around $ 140 … Read more

US Slaps Sanctions On Russian Tech Firms, Including Largest Chip Maker

US Treasury said the sanctions are part of its crackdown on the Kremlin’s sanctions. (File) Washington: The United States hit a series of Russian tech firms with sanctions Thursday, including the nation’s largest chip maker, in the latest economic punishment for Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. The US Treasury said the sanctions are “part of its … Read more

Cyber ​​War Talks Heat Up at UN With Russia at Table

United Nations diplomats who are meeting this week to set ground rules and guidelines for how states interact in cyber space had choice words for Russia, the country that willed the working group into existence. United Nations diplomats who are meeting this week to set ground rules and guidelines for how states interact in cyber … Read more

US warned firms about Russia’s Kaspersky software day after invasion

The US government began privately warning some American companies the day after Russia invaded Ukraine that Moscow could manipulate software designed by Russian cybersecurity company Kaspersky to cause harm, according to a senior US official and two people familiar with the matter. The classified briefings are part of Washington’s broader strategy to prepare providers of … Read more

US puts Russia’s Kaspersky Lab on security risk list dominated by China

The US placed internet-security provider AO Kaspersky Lab on a list of companies deemed a threat to national security, for the first time adding a Russian entity to a list dominated by Chinese telecommunications firms. The US placed internet-security provider AO Kaspersky Lab on a list of companies deemed a threat to national security, for … Read more