Google, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft confirm Russian involvement in 2016 U.S Presidential election campaign

U.S. investigators are gradually piecing together how the Kremlin orchestrated its disinformation campaign using U.S. platforms to influence the 2016 U.S. Presidential campaign. As per a person briefed on Google’s probe on Russian involvement in the 2016 U.S. elections, Google has discovered that Russian agents had spent tens of thousands of dollars on ads on…

Hackers, U.S. Governors, Academics collaborate to stop the rigging of future U.S. elections

Ever wandere why the U.S. government banned the use of Kaspersky Anti-virus on government computers? How difficult is to remotely exploit vulnerabilities in voting machines and computer systems. Here’s a 5 minute read that sheds light on these topics. In an unlikely coalition, academics and hackers have joined forces with U.S. governors to strengthen and…

Tesla’s wind powered battery solution for South Australia on track for deployment by Dec. 1

South Australia’s power blackout could be history thanks to Tesla’s “Hollywood solution”. Almost a year after South Australia suffered a major blackout, it has started building the world’s biggest battery to help keep its electricity grid on and humming in what is being slated as Australia’s most wind-dependent state. With Tesla winning the bid to…

Wilbur Ross Says Growth Of A Full Percentage Point In US Economy Possible By Tax Reform

If the United States government can get tax reform “right,” the country will see its gross domestic product rise by 1 percent, according to the commerce secretary. Wilbur Ross said that because it could add nearly $3 trillion in federal government revenue in the next decade, getting U.S. tax reform right is important. Ross said that the…