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Netflix Must Face ‘Queen’s Gambit’ Defamation Lawsuit From Chess Grandmaster, US Judge Rules

A Georgian former chess world champion’s $5-million (roughly Rs. 37.5 crores) lawsuit against Netflix will go ahead after she claimed she was defamed in an episode of “The Queen’s Gambit,” a Los Angeles judge has ruled. Chess grandmaster Nona Gaprindashvili, 80, filed a suit in September claiming that a line in the series in which […]

AT&T, Verizon Cleared by US FAA to Turn on More 5G Cell Towers

Federal safety regulators say they have cleared the way for Verizon and AT&T to power up more towers for new 5G service without causing radio interference with airplanes. The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday that it took the steps after receiving details from the telecommunications companies about the location of wireless transmitters. The FAA’s move […]

Social media scams hit a new high in 2021

Audio player loading… Social media scams hit an all-time high last year, new figures from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have revealed. The FTC claims a quarter of all fraud losses for the year happened on social media, with victims losing around $770 million during 2021 (at an average of around $460 per scam) – an […]

Huge subscription fraud campaign hits over 100 million Android users

Audio player loading… A widespread Android subscription fraud campaign has been discovered actively stealing from users money. Uncovered by cybersecurity researchers from Zimperium zLabs, the “Dark Herring” campaign consists of some 470 apps, all found in the official Google Play Store.  The apps, most of which fall in the entertainment category, have all offered “premium” […]

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