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EU Proposes $1.2 Billion Plan to Counter Growing Cybersecurity Threats

The European Commission on Tuesday announced a 1.1-billion-euro ($1.2 billion) plan to counter growing cybersecurity threats, underscoring mounting concerns about a series of high-profile hacking incidents. The growing use of cyber warfare in the military conflict between Russia and Ukraine has also triggered alarm. “The EU Cyber Solidarity Act will strengthen solidarity at Union level […]

India boosts Ericsson's quarterly profit as US dials down

Sweden’s Ericsson on Tuesday reported first-quarter core earnings that beat expectations, supported by stronger sales of 5G equipment in countries such as India, but sales in more established markets fell and eroded margins. The company has cut costs to mitigate lower spending by telecom operator customers in several regions and expects the slower pace of […]

Blackrock to Kick off Sales of Securities of Failed Banks - Bloomberg News

Asset manager BlackRock Inc is launching a months-long process on Tuesday to help the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp offload $114 billion of assets it picked up recently from failed banks, Bloomberg News reported on Monday, citing emails. Earlier this month, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp (FDIC) retained BlackRock’s unit to sell the securities portfolios it […]

NPR to Stop Using Twitter, Says Account’s New Label Misleading

National Public Radio (NPR) will no longer post content to its 52 official Twitter feeds in protest against a label by the social media platform that implies government involvement in the U.S. organization’s editorial content. NPR said on Wednesday Twitter refused its repeated requests to remove the inaccurate label of “state-affiliated media”, now changed to […]