The government this week will auction bitcoins seized by authorities from a Russian hacker, a young Mormon accused of being an opioid kingpin and other high-profile cases.
Reportedly, rich and successful businessmen — many of which have never likely operated a joystick — are falling over each other to invest money in the world of eSports — the “e” representing electronic.
Twitter has begun notifying nearly 700,000 users who engaged with accounts linked to the Internet Research Agency (IRA), a Russian “troll farm” accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election as part of an alleged state-sponsored interference campaign.
One of the ironies of the immigration-fueled shutdown is that the government’s most powerful tool for weeding out illegal-immigrant workers was also shut down.
A former developer for IBM was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday for selling trade secrets related to the company’s software, the Department of Justice said.