Thought for the day

"All men recognize the right of revolution; that is, the right to refuse allegiance to, and to resist, the government, when its tyranny or its inefficiency are great and unendurable." -- Henry David Thoreau (1942). "Civil Disobedience"

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Musk didn’t provide many details beyond a one-line tweet. But the Tesla Inc. impresario has openly admired the Tencent Holdings Ltd. app that’s grown from a messaging service to a mini-internet used daily by more than a billion Chinese.

When people think of a “data breach,” their natural reaction is to worry about losing information like passwords. But founder of the social media app GettrJason Miller, says much more is at risk.

“What it’s about is they’re going to know more about your mental makeup than you do, and that’s scary,” he told The Epoch Times on Oct. 1.

A CIA operation to sabotage Soviet industry by duping Moscow into stealing booby-trapped software was spectacularly successful when it triggered a huge explosion in a Siberian gas pipeline, it emerged yesterday.

Thomas Reed, a former US Air Force secretary who was in Ronald Reagan's National Security Council, discloses what he called just one example of the CIA's "cold-eyed economic warfare" against Moscow in a memoir to be published next month.

A new type of online fraud emanating from scam sweatshops in Southeast Asia is facing its first major crackdown. Cambodian authorities have stepped up raids on compounds alleged to house workers engaging in online fraud, seizing computers, phones and electric shock batons and freeing thousands of involuntary workers. And Apple has removed from its app store two popular trading apps that cybercriminal groups in Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar have used to defraud people.

A digital marketing firm’s CEO was harshly criticized on LinkedIn after he made an unforgivable cringeworthy post, to which he attached a selfie that showed him in tears as he announced layoffs.

Braden Wallake, the CEO of HyperSocial, an online marketing services firm based in Columbus, Ohio, took to his LinkedIn profile page to announce the firings to the affected employees. Braden did not reveal how many employees the company has laid off.

Whether you’re writing a resume, tallying your household budget, or sending an email, some of the most basic, essential tasks you do on your computer probably fall to a few Microsoft Office programs. And whether you’re a Mac or Windows user, you may be able to get those fundamental programs for a steal. 

A few years from now, in addition to deciding your next vehicle’s make and model, you may have another tough choice: the Google model or the Apple one? Other options may include “car maker generic" and even, I’m spitballing the name here: Amazon Prime Edition.