May 15, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Google hit by more suspected Oculus VR gadget-scam ads

Image copyright Getty Images Fresh evidence that scam stores are exploiting Google’s Shopping service to appear at the top of its search results has been discovered by the BBC.Two sites offering hard-to-find gadgets at a discount were found to be using bogus checkout facilities that encourage customers to pay via a direct bank transfer.This prevents…

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May 14, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Chrome will soon block resource-draining ads. Here’s how to turn it on now

COMING SOON — Fed up with cryptojacking ads? Google developers have you covered. Dan Goodin – May 14, 2020 7:37 pm UTC Chrome browser users take heart: Google developers are rolling out a feature that neuters abusive ads that covertly leach your CPU resources, bandwidth, and electricity. The move comes in response to a swarm…

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May 14, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: A First Step in the Fight Against Scam PACs

Staff writer at The Atlantic Arsh Raziuddin / The Atlantic“We always talk about this is a bipartisan issue or that is a bipartisan issue,” Representative Katie Porter told me with a chuckle this week. “I’ll just tell you getting ripped off is probably the most universally un-fun thing that happens to Americans.”There are scams all…

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May 14, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: BEC Gang Exploits G Suite, Long Domain Names in Cyberattacks

BEC gangs like “Exaggerated Lion” are using tricky tactics – like exploiting G Suite – to scam companies out of millions. Business email compromise (BEC) attacks continue to be a thorn in companies’ sides, with the FBI in its IC3 annual cybercrime report saying that the attacks cost victims $1.7 billion in 2019. Making matters worse, BEC…

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May 14, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Dow Futures Rally Falls Flat as Economic Woes Offset ‘QE Infinity’

Dow Jones futures rally more than 100 points before paring gains later in the session. The blue-chip index is coming off its third consecutive down session. Jerome Powell is setting the stage for ‘QE infinity’ by warning of broad virus danger to the economy. U.S. stock futures failed to sustain their rally in after-hours trading…

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May 14, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Epic Announcement Has Huge Implications for PS5 & Xbox Series X Cross-Play

Fortnite developer Epic Games makes its Epic Online Services SDK free to all game developers. Epic Online Services can be used to create cross-play and cross-progression features in games. It could allow the PS5 and Xbox Series X to go big on cross-play and cross-generation gaming. Epic Games just announced that its Epic Online Services…

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May 14, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: 3 Reasons Why Khloe Kardashian Is the Worst Type of Woman

Khloe Kardashian encouraged people to bully her ex-friend, Jordyn Woods. She claimed that Woods cheated with her on-again, off-again boyfriend, Tristan Thompson. After being cheated on, disrespected, & humiliated, Kardashian went back to Thompson and is reportedly pregnant by him. When it comes to male-identified, pick-me behavior, few are as adept as Khloe Kardashian. The…

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May 14, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Ex-Facebook Exec Slams California for Railroading Tesla and Elon Musk

Elon Musk is facing off with his local government over reopening the Fremont Tesla plant. A former Facebook executive who now chairs Virgin Galactic says he’s supporting Musk. Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya slammed the COVID-19 lockdown policy as incoherent. An early Facebook executive and venture capitalist is siding with Elon Musk in his spat…

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May 14, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Dow Staggers Into the Close After Feverish Pre-Bell Plunge

The Dow Jones closed more than 450 points lower following a feverish sell-off in the final hour of trading. Dr. Anthony Fauci poured cold water on stock market enthusiasm for a rapid return to normal from the lockdown. Donald Trump is pumping negative rates as deflation hits the U.S. and the deficit nears $2 trillion.…

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May 14, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Why Warren Buffett’s Electric Car Startup is Beating Tesla in China

Tesla Model 3 sales in China fell in April even as the broader electric vehicle category saw a sales jump. Warren Buffett-backed BYD had the best-selling EV in China last month. Sales from Chinese EV startups are growing rapidly. Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) CEO Elon Musk recently took a dig at Warren Buffett, quipping that the…

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