S&P 500 slides on Friday led by Amazon as benchmark heads for worst month since March 2020

US stocks fell Friday with the S&P 500 on pace for the worst month since March 2020, as Amazon became the latest victim in the technology-led sell-off. The S&P 500 retreated by 1.5%, weighed down by Amazon’s post-earnings plunge. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite fell 1.5%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed about 380 points, or … 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

Spotlight on Taiwan and TSMC’s role in global tech amid tensions with Beijing

Taipei, Taiwan CNN Business – Taiwan plays a crucial role in making sure the world gets its cutting-edge technology devices, from laptops to advanced weapons, on time. That’s because the self-governed democratic island of 24 million people is a global leader in the supply of semiconductor chips. But as tensions escalate between Taipei and Beijing, … Read more

Tesla Cyber ​​Rodeo and SpaceX launchnext on ElonMusk radar this week

Disclosing the Twitter stake and securing a board seat were just warm-up acts- Tesla Cyber ​​Rodeo and SpaceX launch are up next. Tesla chief Elon Musk is having quite the week. On Monday, we learned Tesla’s CEO had taken up a more than 9% stake in Twitter, making him the company’s social networking largest shareholder. … 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

Ukraine using face recognition technology to identify dead Russian soldiers

Ukraine is employing face recognition technology to identify invading Russian troops killed on its soil, a complex and unprecedented avenue for software already seen as problematic, experts said Thursday. The embattled nation uses details resulting from the process to try to track down and notify the families of the dead, in an act Ukraine says … Read more