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Daily Archives: May 16, 2018

Senate votes to reverse FCC order and restore net neutrality

The Senate today voted 52-47 to disapprove the FCC’s recent order replacing 2015’s net neutrality rules, a pleasant surprise for internet advocates and consumers throughout the country. Although the disapproval will almost certainly not lead to the new rules being undone, it is a powerful statement of solidarity with a …

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Galway County Council ranks lowest for transparency

Galway County Council has been judged to be the worst local authority in the country in terms of transparency, while Galway City Council was judged the best. Transparency International Ireland carried out tests on information available online and by making inquiries to the country’s 31 local authorities. The results showed …

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Neary cross-examined by former INBS boss at inquiry

Former financial regulator Patrick Neary has told the inquiry investigating the stewardship of the now defunct Irish Nationwide Building Society he had had no issues with its lending policies in July 2007.  Mr Neary was cross-examined at the inquiry today by INBS’s former managing director Michael Fingleton. He told Mr …

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Bardem wants more action on plastic pollution

Actor Javier Bardem has told Sky News in an exclusive interview that more companies should follow its Ocean Rescue campaign to try to cut plastic pollution in the sea. The Spanish star, best known for his roles in the Bond movie Skyfall and No Country For Old Men, was speaking …

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Hailey Baldwin Hits the Beach

By Brianna Kovan and Styled By Benedetta Dell’Orto​ May 16, 2018 Privacy is a hard-won luxury for model Hailey Baldwin. She’s rocked the runways of fashion empires like Dolce & Gabbana, Moschino, and Tommy Hilfiger. Her Instagram followers tally upwards of 11 million. And her jaunts to the gym or …

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The SEC creates an educational ‘token’ to stop scammers

“Travel is expensive, but we are at the cusp of a revolution that will democratize travel and leisure for everyone,” reads the breathless whitepaper for HoweyCoins. “The Internet was the first part of the revolution. The other part is blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies.” “I’m all about HoweyCoins – this thing …

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Telegrab malware hijacks Telegram desktop sessions

File Photo Researchers have revealed new malware designed to collect information from messaging service Telegram. On Wednesday, Cisco Talos researchers Vitor Ventura and Azim Khodjibaev said that over the past six weeks, the team has monitored the emergence of what has been called Telegrab. This malware has been designed to …

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