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Snapchat slapped: $6bn wiped off value as shares collapse

Snapchat slapped: $6bn wiped off value as shares collapse Snap saw its daily users increase by 5% to 166 million at the end of March, which was below analysts' expectations, while year-on-year growth fell to 36% from 48% in the previous quarter. "We've seen this happen a lot in technology". Snapchat's Stanford-dropout CEO, Evan Spiegel, has long insisted that his company is not a social network but a "camera company". Además...

Trump to finally launch voter fraud panel

Kris Kobach , the Kansas secretary of state, who has played a leading role in the drive to crack down on undocumented immigrants, will be appointed as vice president of the commission. Clinton, however, won almost three million more votes than Trump in the popular vote. Voting experts and both Democrats and Republicans have said there is no evidence to suggest that millions of people voted illeg... Además...

Nepal signs up to China's new Silk Road plan

Introduced by China's President Xi Jinping in 2013, the OBOR is a multi-billion dollar project to connect China's booming economy with the West through Asia and Africa. In one series of state-sponsored videos touting the forum, Erik Nilsson, an American journalist at China Daily, explained the importance of " One Belt, One Road " to his daughter as a series of bedtime stories . Además...

Russia Brokers 'De-Escalation' Zone Deal in Syria, Eases Fighting

Russia Brokers 'De-Escalation' Zone Deal in Syria, Eases Fighting The fourth round took place in Wednesday and Thursday (May 3 and 4), and resulted in a memorandum signed by the Syrian ceasefire guarantor states (Russia, Iran , Turkey) aimed at creation of four zones of de-escalation in Syria, which include the province of Idlib and seven other regions. Además...

Massive ransomware attack hits 99 countries

After the attack left medical providers in the United Kingdom scrambling to deliver vital services either without using computers or with machines that limped through the day, the U.S. The Ministry says there is no evidence of networks being impacted by "ransomware", software that encrypts a computer and demands payment in order to unlock it. Además...

Sessions enacts harsher sentences for drug crimes

Sessions enacts harsher sentences for drug crimes Sessions issued a new policy instructing federal prosecutors to charge individuals with the "most serious, readily provable offense". "Drug trafficking is an inherently unsafe and violent business", Sessions said. Sessions fought criminal-justice reform in Congress. She tweeted that tough-on-crime sentencing policies had not only proved ineffective in reducing crime but had increased it by b... Además...

North Korea says it has right to 'ruthlessly punish' detained Americans

Kim's father, former North Korean leader Kim Jong-il - negotiations that were ultimately derailed by Pyongyang's missile tests and nuclear pursuits in defiance of United Nations resolutions. The accusations came amid tensions over the North's nuclear and missile programmes and with Washington considering whether to re-designate Pyongyang as a state sponsor of terrorism. Además...

Washington Looks at 'Devil in Details' of Syria's 'De-escalation Zones'

The minister gave no details on who would make up that police force. Lavrentyev, whose remarks were carried by Russian news agencies, said "the operation of aviation in the de-escalation zones , especially of the forces of the worldwide coalition, is absolutely not envisaged, either with notification or without". Además...

US prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments

US prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments Sessions, a former federal prosecutor, has similarly taken a hardline view on crime and drugs. The order had been expected from Sessions, a former prosecutor during the height of the US crack cocaine epidemic, who vowed that combating violence and illegal drugs would be the Justice Department's top priority. Además...

First 100 days of office most successful in U.S. history

First 100 days of office most successful in U.S. history Trump has managed to make a lot of noise in his first 100 days, but at least he'll know his tweet on January 22 (above) has more than 300,000 likes and 82,00 retweets. While he was about to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, "if we can't make a fair deal for our companies and our workers we will terminate NAFTA", he said. Además...

Trump advierte a ex director de FBI que no filtre conversaciones

En menos de una hora, Trump volvió a dejar boquiabiertos a periodistas y analistas políticos en Washington al amenazar a Comey si "comienza a filtrar" información sobre sus conversaciones, en las que el exdirector le aseguró -según asegura el presidente- que no estaba siendo investigado por colusión con el Gobierno ruso . Además...

Here's What We Learned From Former Acting AG Sally Yates' Senate Hearing

Here's What We Learned From Former Acting AG Sally Yates' Senate Hearing Flynn was sacked by Trump after less than a month on the job after it was revealed he misled Vice President Mike Pence about his contacts with Sergey Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the US during the transition period before Trump's inauguration. Además...

Trump amenaza al director del FBI ante posibles filtraciones a la prensa

El mensaje, un llamado a Comey a que se mantenga en silencio, sugiere que la Casa Blanca efectivamente posee grabaciones de las conversaciones de Trump con el exjefe da la policía federal y que podría usarlas en caso de que lo considere necesario para mantener su versión de los hechos. Además...

Massive ransomware attack hits 74 countries

Security firm Kaspersky Lab has recorded more than 45,000 attacks in 74 countries in the past 10 hours. Securelist added: It's important to note that our visibility may be limited and incomplete and the range of targets and victims is likely much, much higher. Además...

Denuncia SFP a dos funcionarios de Pemex por "incongruencias" patrimoniales

Denuncia SFP a dos funcionarios de Pemex por La SFP expuso que durante el periodo comprendido entre enero de 2003 y diciembre de 2012 se detectaron "incongruencias en la evolución patrimonial" por montos de siete millones 577 mil 501 pesos y por nueve millones 525 mil 311 pesos. En esa ocasión, la SFP también presentó las denuncias correspondientes ante la autoridad ministerial competente, a efecto de que se investigue si el incremento patri... Además...

Ransomware cyberattack cripples hospitals across England

The East and North Hertfordshire NHS trust updated its website shortly after the attack, telling visitors that they were "currently experiencing significant problems with our IT and telephone network". The attack appeared to be part of a wider global hack and the NHS said it did not believe it had been specifically targeted; Spain's government said a large number of companies, including telecomm... Además...

Explosión de pirotecnia deja al menos 12 muertos — Puebla

Cinco murieron cuando las atendían en los hospitales de Quimixtlán y Guadalupe Victoria. Las primeras horas de este martes, el Jefe de la Oficina del gobernador, Javier Lozano Alarcón acudió al lugar donde ocurrieron los hechos. Agregó que "el ciudadano cuando accede a los talleres, también debe entender que está entrando a una zona de riesgo, o a los mercados donde esto se vende, y tiene que en... Además...

White House warned Michael Flynn was 'compromised'

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, who also testified , said he stood by past assertions that he had not seen evidence of such collusion but also declined to comment on classified matters. He's also tried to pin Flynn's troubles on Obama, noting that it was the previous administration that continued to approve Flynn's security clearance after he was sacked. Además...

"Ransomware" cyberattack cripples hospitals across England

A central London health authority, which manages five large hospitals including St Bartholomew's and The Royal London , said it had activated a major incident plan and had cancelled routine appointments after the attack. Pictures posted on social media showed screens of NHS computers with images demanding payment of $300 worth of the online currency Bitcoin , saying: "Ooops, your files hav... Además...

Fiscalía de Veracruz solicita desafuero para Eva Cadena

En un comunicado consignado por la agencia Notimex, la dependencia estatal informó que a la legisladora que se desempeñaba como candidata del citado partido a la alcaldía de Las Choapas, se le instruye en contra una investigación ministerial iniciada de manera oficiosa en la Fiscalía Especializada en Delitos Electorales y en la Atención a Denuncias Contra Periodistas y/o Comunicadores. Además...


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