• Internet
    New Homeland Security Center to Guard Against Cyber-Attacks

    The US Department of Homeland Security is creating a centre aimed at protecting banks, electric companies and other critical infrastructure against cyber-attacks – a threat that now exceeds the danger of a physical attack against the US by a hostile foreign group, Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Tuesday. The National Risk Management Center will work to quickly identify […]

  • Computing
    Laptop Ban Flights to US Likely Expand Says Official

    A ban on laptops and other electronics in the cabin of flights from Europe to America will likely be further expanded to include additional countries, a US official said Tuesday. In March, US authorities banned passengers on direct flights to the United States from 10 airports in eight countries from bringing laptops, tablets and other […]

  • Computing
    US Says Expansion of Laptop Ban ‘Still on the Table’

    The US Department of Homeland Security is still considering an expansion of a ban on laptops and other large electronics in airline cabins after Secretary John Kelly spoke to European officials on Tuesday, a department spokesman said. The spokesman, David Lapan, confirmed that Kelly spoke to European Home Affairs Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos and Transport Commissioner […]

  • Internet
    US SEC Says Amazon Should Allow Shareholder Vote on Gender Pay

    Amazon.com Inc should allow shareholders to vote on a proposal on gender pay equality, the US securities regulator decided this week in rejecting the retailer’s request to omit the measure from its annual ballot. Arjuna Capital, the activist arm of investment firm Baldwin Brothers Inc, said it submitted the proposal to Amazon and eight other […]