Russia is expected to ban the mining of alternative cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, in the country. It hasn't said that people will be stopped from using them, however.
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China has decided to block access to the ZeroNet website in the run-up to the 19th Chinese Communist Party Congress. Users with the software may also have difficulty connecting to the network.
The LineageOS project has committed several fixes to its custom ROM which will help mitigate the KRACK vulnerability which made WPA2 protocol a target for hacking. It's good news for Android users.
Debian and other Linux distributions based on it, including Linux Mint and Ubuntu, have received patches to the WPA package in order to mitigate new vulnerabilities that were discovered.
A new vulnerability has been found which compromises the previously secure WPA2. The revelation was made by researchers. The US Computer Emergency Readiness Team is due to publish more details today.
An upcoming update to Pokémon GO, due for release later this month for Halloween, could come with some new Pokémon from the third generation; Pokémon introduced in the Ruby and Sapphire games.
Politicians in Birmingham, UK, today called for urgent action to ensure that country remains up to speed, on mobile, with other developed countries going forward or risk lagging behind.
The privacy add-on, Decentraleyes, has been completely re-written so that it will be able to be installed on Firefox 57 and above. New features such an optional GUI have also been included.
Amazon has announced that it will have 120,000 job openings during Christmas. While the jobs are seasonal, the company says it will transform some of them into full-time, regular jobs.
The price of Bitcoin has made a recovery, the first time since the Chinese authorities clamped down on exchanges and telling execs not to leave the country. Is it aiming for newer heights?
Amazon has rolled out a new tool to help you monitor what your teenage children are doing on the shopping platform. The tool lets you set spend limits and approve different attempted purchases.
Amazon has announced the next generation Kindle Oasis. The company is launching the device from $249.99, with the option to upgrade from 8GBs of storage to 32GBs for an additional $30.
Three has introduced its digital empowerment programme, Discovery, to Scotland. The programme's one-to-one sessions will be accessible to anyone at Three stores in Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Telegram 4.4 has been released for users on Android and iOS. It brings more languages and a re-hashed media player as well as live location functionality to meet with friends more easily.
Samsung has launched two Star Wars limited edition robotic vacuum cleaners. The two devices include sound effects based on their characters which fans should recognise. The price tag is hefty, though.