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Biden meets with family of American held in Russia
... wife, Cherelle Griner , and her agent Lindsay Kagawa Colas , to discuss his continuing commitment to bring both Americans home. It was Mr. Biden's first in-person meeting with both families, though he spoke to them via telephone this summer. Jake Sullivan, Mr. Biden's national security adviser, also attended Friday s sessions. The White House has been trying to demonstrate compassion for Ms. Griner and Mr. Whelan , even though some critics say that Mr. Biden is not doing enough to persuade President ...
Updated: 09/17/2022
Uber says apps are operational, no data breach exposed
... corporate IT, and that he had said in the Slack message to employees that Uber drivers should be paid more. The news of the hack coincided with testimony Friday by Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi in the trial of Uber 's former security chief, Joe Sullivan , who is accused of covering up a 2016 security breach at Uber . The breach, which the company admitted to a year later, exposed millions of riders names, emails, phone numbers and about 600,000 driver's license numbers. After the security breach ...
Updated: 09/16/2022
Twitter, Facebook, TikTok to testify before Homeland Security Committee
... Twitter was over a decade behind industry security standards and its cybersecurity failures make it vulnerable to exploitation, causing real harm to real people. On Wednesday, Twitter 's former senior vice president for engineering Alex Roetter and Jay Sullivan , the general manager of its Bluebird consumer product team, will have a chance to address these issues and more. TikTok is a social platform that has been criticized for security concerns. The company's chief operating officer, Vanessa Pappas ...
Updated: 09/16/2022
Ethereum’s upcoming PoW is better than PoS
... USD Merge. A blog by a fellow Bitcoin BTC USD maximalist who called space outside the apex criptocurrency shitcoin-land, Block Inc SQ CEO Jack Dorsey said he was talking about what his thoughts were about the ether ETH USD Merge . In the blog, Sullivan describes Ethereum 's upcoming network upgrade to Proof-of-Stake as worth paying attention to so that Bitcoiners understand the differences between Proof-of-Stake PoS and Bitcoin 's existing consensus mechanism Proof-of-Work PoW, and I think ...
Updated: 09/15/2022
Capitol rioter who wore Trump 2020 hat pleads guilty to assaulting police
... flagpole and baton. Whitten then returned to the police line about 20 minutes later, kicked officers, kicked a riot shield held by an officer, and yelled you're going to die tonight, he acknowledged in his plea. U.S. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan , who accepted Whitton's plea, had ordered Whitton detained before trial, citing the nature of the crime and former President Donald Trump 's comments about the election. Sullivan said he was not convinced that discontent and concern about ...
Updated: 09/14/2022
Twitter, Facebook, TikTok and more to testify before DHS committee
... Twitter is over a decade behind industry security standards and its cybersecurity failures make it vulnerable to exploitation, causing real harm to real people. On Wednesday, Twitter 's former senior vice president for engineering Alex Roetter and Jay Sullivan , the general manager of its Bluebird consumer product team, will have a chance to address these issues and more. Another social media platform that has been criticized for security concerns is TikTok. Vanessa Pappas, the company's chief operating ...
Updated: 09/14/2022
David Joyce says cannabis progress is getting closer and closer, but taxes help
... create an industry where the cannabis business is honored by the tax system and the banking system. He said that it is important to listen to the other side to make sure that bills can actually pass, as well as to make the bills that can pass. John Sullivan , executive vice president of vertically integrated multistate cannabis operator Cresco Labs CRLBF, said for the first time that I am optimistic about the outlook. It is exciting for the cannabis industry in terms of legislation progress, because ...
Updated: 09/14/2022
New York declares state of emergency over polio outbreak
... disease, according to New York's declaration. Nassau County has found polio in its wastewater. The poliovirus found in a sample collected in August was genetically linked to the case. The viruses found in 50 samples collected from Rockland, Orange and Sullivan counties share the same genetic link. State health officials said this is evidence that polio is spreading in these communities. In most of the affected counties, around 58% of children have received three shots before their second birthday. ...
Updated: 09/09/2022
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