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Comcast stock tanks after company strikes $40 billion deal to buy Sky

Comcast beat Fox in auction for European media and telecom company.

Low pay, poor prospects, and psychological toll: The perils of microtask work

UN questions whether this work has any benefits for society.

Potential buyers for largest coal plant in the Western US back out

Owner of supplying coal mine had been courting buyers.

As coal stalls, Wyoming considers new environmental clean-up rules

Legislators are eager to avoid financial disaster if coal companies default again.

Top drone: Reaper scores drone kill in air-to-air missile test

In test last November, Reaper fired a heat-seeking missile, downing a smaller drone.

Senate can?t protect senators, staff from cyber attacks, Wyden warns

Senate IT doesn't have authority to protect senators and staffers.

NewEgg cracked in breach, hosted card-stealing code within its own checkout

Like British Airways breach, attack blended with site code, sent data to lookalike domain.

Russian surveillance plane got shot down by Syria?and Russia blames Israel

Did Israel fail to warn Russia in time, or are Syria's aging air defenses to blame?

Construction to begin on 36 megawatt Moroccan wind farm for Bitcoin mining

While Soluna.io waits for transmission lines, it's hoping to cash in on stranded energy.

Russians tried to hack Swiss lab testing samples from Skripal attack

Dutch intelligence caught Russians launching attack against lab testing Syria, UK attack samples.

Amazon looking into claims that employees delete bad reviews for cash

Some merchants pay up to $2,000 for employees' secret services.

Russia, China become battle buddies at Vostok 2018

Gallery: Huge Russian military exercise turns into a Russia/China gun show.

Unpatched systems at big companies continue to fall to WannaMine worm

Using the same exploit as WannaCry and some known tools, the Monero mining worm continues.

?Bulk interception? by GCHQ (and NSA) violated human rights charter, European court rules

Privacy was violated at moment of collection, not when humans viewed data, ECHR rules.

AT&T and Verizon want to manage your identity across websites and apps

Carriers' "Project Verify" would use your phone as authentication device.

Hello eSIM: Apple moves the iPhone away from physical SIMs

eSIMs are physically attached to the iPhone's motherboard, measure just 6mm×5mm.

Trump signs order authorizing ?automatic? sanctions for election interference [Updated]

Process outlined for triggering sanctions outlined in announcement by Bolton and Coats.

After many opsec fails, Russia seeks to ban soldier social media spoilers

No more tweeting from Syria, Instagramming from Ukraine, if bill becomes law.

Verizon 5G home Internet: $70/month, 300Mbps to 1Gbps speeds, no data caps

Coming next month to Houston, Indianapolis, LA, and Sacramento; more cities later.

Apple takes down Trend Micro Mac apps that collected, stored user data

24 hours of users' browsing data was unknowingly sent to Trend Micro's servers.