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Dave Pope (C), works in the Digifox booth setup at the Bitcoin 2021 Convention, held at the Mana Convention Center in Wynwood on June 4, 2021 in Miami, Florida. While U.S. law enforcement recovered almost 64 Bitcoin of the ransom paid to DarkSide, Colonial will still lose more than $1.5 million thanks to price manipulation by the Chinese Communist Party.
Colonial Recovers Almost 64 BTC Thanks to DOJ, Still Loses $1.5 Million Thanks to China
The U.S. Department of Justice recovered almost 85 percent of the 75 Bitcoin Colonial Pipeline Company paid to ransomware hackers during a cyberattack that led to widespread gasoline supply shortages in the southeastern U.S. last...
Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, speaks at the Sun Microsystems Education Conference at the Waldorf Astoria hotel March 9, 2006 in New York City. Wikipedia’s left-wing, pro-CCP editorship makes it a dubious candidate for Google to rely on as a source of data in its prominent Featured Snippet results. The consequences were Google sublimating Communist Party propaganda about ownership of the South China Sea.
Google’s Reliance on Wikipedia Helps Communist Party Spread South China Sea Disinformation
A June 3 post on social marketing website Reddit’s Wikipedia section revealed Google pulled Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Foreign Affairs Ministry propaganda about ownership of the South China Sea from Wikipedia as if it were...
Beijing-based ByteDance will now collect biometric data from U.S. users, according to an update to its Privacy Policy on June 2, 2021.
Chinese-Owned TikTok Will Now Collect Biometric Data on US Users
Video-based social influencing platform TikTok, owned by Beijing-headquartered ByteDance, will now collect biometric data from its users, according to a June 2 update to the app’s Privacy Policy. TikTok added a subsection to its ‘Information...
A copy of George Orwell's novel '1984' is displayed at The Last Bookstore on January 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Microsoft President Brad Smith said AI reminds him of the dangers warned about in Orwell’s book.
Microsoft President: AI May Transform Life Into Orwell’s 1984, China’s AI Dominance a Significant Threat
In a recent BBC Panorama program, President Brad Smith of Microsoft warned that artificial intelligence (AI) poses a threat to human beings. He said that if countries do not pass laws to protect the public,...
The U.S. recently announced increased cooperation with South Korea in fields such as semiconductors, AI, and 6G. Employees of Hynix Semiconductor are shown walking past the company's logo at a branch in Seoul on July 21, 2011. Hynix Semiconductor is the world's second-largest memory chip maker.
US Strengthens Ties With South Korea and Taiwan, Restructures Supply Chains Away From China
On May 21, President Joe Biden and South Korean President Moon Jae-in issued a joint statement, in which both leaders reaffirmed their “mutual commitment” to cooperate in various fields such as global health and technology...
US Formally Lifts Securities Ban on China’s Xiaomi, Reversing Trump Era Action
A U.S. court has removed the Communist Chinese military company (CCMC) designation from China’s Xiaomi Corp., a designation former President Donald Trump labelled the company with just prior to exiting the White House in January....
In a racism controversy, Twitter's AI cropping tool was found to be racist towards blacks.
Twitter Drops AI Cropping Out Black People Following Racism Controversy
Social media platform Twitter has dropped its automated artificial intelligence (AI) photo cropping feature following months of racism controversy. In a blog post, the company admitted that the saliency algorithm used in the cropping tool...
Obama Opens up About UFOs; Former Navy Lt. and Ret. Master-at-Arms Come Forward
Former U.S. President Barack Obama opened up about his knowledge concerning UFOs on a Monday night segment of the Late Late Show with James Corden, adding fuel to an already packed news cycle concerning the...
Apple Under Fire for Bowing Down to Beijing’s Demands
A New York Times report has Apple under scrutiny for concessions it has made for China, including moving client data to servers in the communist mainland and censoring apps on the Apple App Store.  Apple’s...