Since North and South Korean leaders met last week, there has been renewed hope that 2018 could see the formal end of the Korean War and Kim Jong-un giving up his nuclear weapons. But denuclearization isn't as easy as surrendering a truckload of bombs.
More than 30 Chinese immigrants in New York say they have been the victims of a Chinese robocall scam. A local councilor suspects the number is much higher. The NYPD estimates $3 million has been stolen since December.
Any broad effort to sever relationships between Chinese and American tech companies — even temporarily — could have dramatic effects across the industry. Major American technology companies, including Advanced Micro Devices Inc, Qualcomm Inc, Nvidia Corp and IBM, have activities in China ranging from research labs to training initiatives, often in collaboration with Chinese companies and institutions who are major customers.
As South Korean President Moon Jae-in welcomes Kim Jong-un on Friday when the 34 year old leader walks across the military demarcation line between the neighbors, many experts around the world are focusing on just how realistic it is that North Korea will dismantle its Punggye-ri nuclear test site.
Puerto Rico's power company said it had restored power to over 1.1 million homes and businesses by Thursday morning after an islandwide blackout. But prior to the blackout, more than 44,000 Puerto Ricans were without electricity — nearly eight months after Hurricane Maria.
The Russian government is moving to block the messaging app after the company refused to comply with a court order demanding access to user data. But so far, the ban hasn’t gone as smoothly as Russian authorities had hoped.
During Congressional hearings this week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pledged to dedicate more resources to moderate hate speech and other content. But some digital rights activists in Myanmar, where the platform has been used to incite ethnic violence, say Facebook is not doing enough.