German Prosecutors Charge Former Audi Chief In VW Emission Scandal

The investigations being conducted into the emissions cheating scandal of Volkswagen (VW) by German authorities have now charged the former chief of one of the brands of the group – Audi, with allegations of fraud. The German investigators have also brought in charges of false certification and criminal advertising practices against the former Audi boss…

Capital One Financial Corp faces potential class-action lawsuit over cyber breach

A lawsuit, seeking class-action status, has been filed in a federal court in Washington, D.C. Following a cyber breach at Capital One Financial Corp, the bank stated it is now facing a potential class-action lawsuit. A lawsuit, filed by Kevin Zosiak, is seeking class-action status was filed in the federal court in Washington, D.C. Zosiak,…

Qualcomm & Tencent collaborates on creating optimized gaming devices & 5G

The agreement potentially also includes tweaking game titles for U.S. laptops powered by Qualcomm’s processors which will connect to the internet vide 5G rather than use Wi-Fi. Qualcomm Inc, the largest supplier of mobile phone chips stated, it will collaborate with China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd on projects that could include making Tencent’s video games run…

Paige Thompson, Capital One hacker compromised privacy of over 100 million U.S. citizens

It would appear that Paige Thompson wanted to get caught: she posted extract of the data that she hacked on GitHub, a publicly available coding platform. In a significant development, Capital One Financial Corp disclosed that a hacker, who has been arrested, had managed to obtain the personal information, including names and addresses, of around…