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Twitter Suspends Fake Accounts It Verified by Mistake

Twitter said Tuesday it has permanently suspended a “small number” of fake accounts it mistakenly verified just weeks after re-launching its public verification program. "We mistakenly approved the verification applications of a small number of inauthentic (fake) accounts," a Twitter...

Biden Signs Executive Order to Promote Competition in The American Economy

President Biden on on July 9 signed an executive order to end anti-competitive practices. “The heart of American capitalism is a simple idea: open and fair competition—that means that if your companies want to win your business, they have...

Mastercard and Verizon Business Collaborate to Implement Contactless Payments

Verizon Business and Mastercard Inc on Tuesday signed a deal to use 5G and wireless technology for contactless payments and provide an autonomous checkout service for retail stores. The collaboration aims to utilize 5G smartphones and near-field communication (NFC) technology...

Lawmakers Urge Energy Department to Prioritize Cybersecurity in Wake of SolarWinds Breach

A bipartisan group of senators have urged the Department of Energy (DOE) to prioritize cybersecurity and to keep the leadership of the Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response, (CESER), in place to ensure that the department can...

DOJ Indicts John McAfee for Tax Evasion

Anti-virus software entrepreneur John McAfee has been arrested in Spain and faces extradition to the US where he has been charged with tax evasion. The DOJ has levied a number of counts of tax evasion against McAfee, saying that he “willfully attempted...