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Shortly after Russia invaded Ukraine near the beginning of this year, some prominent hacking groups announced that they would be joining the war within the digital realm. The hacking collective Anonymous declared cyberwar against the Russian government and has since been conducting cyberattacks on Russian and... Read more...
In February of this year, Russia invaded the nation of Ukraine. Unfortunately, the actions of Russia displaced many people from their homes, creating refugees, homeless, many injuries, missing people, and, sadly, the loss of life. These are somber, eye awakening events. However, in the eyes of adversity mankind has a... Read more...
Russia is once again threatening to halt cooperation with the West on the International Space Station (ISS) program. The head of Russia’s Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, took to Twitter late last week denouncing the sanctions that have been imposed on Russia since its invasion of Ukraine. About two weeks ago, three... Read more...
Earlier this month, Apple held its Peek Performance event, during which the company announced the third-generation iPhone SE, featuring 5G capability and Apple’s latest system on a chip (SoC), the A15 Bionic. The iPhone SE is Apple’s budget phone offering, which packs updated internals while adhering to the design of... Read more...
Thousands of satellite modems are said to have been hacked during the onset of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, according to U.S. intelligence agencies. This information comes after President Biden warned U.S. businesses this past Monday of "evolving intelligence" that Russia is "exploring options" for potential... Read more...
As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues, more and more people are starting to feel the pain. Risking everything, some Ukrainian citizens are fleeing their homes in hopes of staying alive and outrunning their aggressors. However, this movement of people seeking freedom and safety needs all the help it can get, so... Read more...
There has been a massive outpouring of support for Ukraine lately. Unfortunately, the people of war-torn areas are often devastated, and displaced from their homes and belongings, with limited to no access to basic services, not to mention the potential for much worse outcomes. Many organizations and companies have... Read more...
War is a terrible thing, and while wade in too far into the darkness that's happening in Ukraine, we know that the people of that country need help, plain and simple. Sure, it is easy to be an armchair war analyst. We see them on social media all the time, but being one does not really help people. What if there was... Read more...
Mobile devices like smartphones have been increasingly employed to help protect people against crises; the close-contact alerts that went out during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic are a prime example. Now, Google is immediately rolling out a feature that will alert and protect Ukrainian Android phone users from... Read more...
As sanctions continue to take a toll on the Russian economy, companies such as PlayStation and Nintendo joined by stopping product sales in the country. Game development companies, such as Behavior Interactive, have also announced the suspension of sales of games in Russia. The situation between Russia and Ukraine... Read more...
Since Russia began its invasion of Ukraine, sanctions against Russian and Belarusian politicians and oligarchs, as well as Russia at large, have continued to pile up. These sanctions have contributed to an historic currency devaluation in the region, and are causing additional problems for Russia. Many major... Read more...
Itch.io is serving up a massive bundle of games, comic books, and more to raise funds for relief efforts in Ukraine. The aptly named "Bundle for Ukraine" can be had in its entirety for just $10, the minimum donation amount, though the site "highly urges" people to pay above the minimum if it is within their means to... Read more...
Drone enthusiasts in Ukraine have volunteered to use their flying skills in an attempt to combat Russians forces. This is a major shift from flying their drones as a hobby, to flying them to save potentially save lives. One retail store in the capital city of Kyiv has emptied its stock, as it has given out some 300... Read more...
Elon Musk has warned that its Starlink satellite-based broadband service could be targeted in Ukraine. In a recent tweet, the billionaire advised those in Ukraine using an earthbound Starlink terminal to use "light camouflauge" to avoid detection. Musk recently sent Twitter into a frenzy when he announced he would... Read more...
Shortly after Russia began its invasion of Ukraine, Elon Musk activated Starlink's Internet service in the country, in response to the Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister’s plea for assistance. Two days later, Musk also supplied Ukraine with a shipment of Starlink terminals, earning the Vice Prime Minister’s personal... Read more...
Over the past week, Mykhailo Fedorov, the Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Digital Transformation, has been corresponding with tech companies, calling for them to halt operations in Russia and provide aid to Ukraine. Elon Musk responded directly to Fedorov on Twitter, announcing that Starlink internet... Read more...
As the international community continues to deliver more sanctions against Russia, Apple has decided to stop sales in the country as well. In a statement, the company says it has taken a number of actions in response to the invasion. The crisis between Russia and Ukraine continues to be a major concern and focus... Read more...
One of the many questions surrounding the Russian invasion of Ukraine concerns the fate of the International Space Station (ISS). NASA and the Russian State Space Corporation "Roscosmos” have so far retained their partnership, but it could soon come to an abrupt end. A Russian official recently threatened to drop the... Read more...
The United States and other countries are imposing harsh sanctions on Russia, in response to the country’s invasion of Ukraine. Some of these sanctions target Putin specifically, as well as other Russian and Belarusian politicians and oligarchs. Amidst these sanctions, the Ukrainian vice prime minister has called for... Read more...
The Russian invasion of Ukraine continues to wage on. Ukraine has a wide variety of needs during this time and one of those is the ability to retain access to secure forms of communication. Several Ukrainian public officials have turned to social media for help, including the aid of SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. Musk promised... Read more...
As sanctions continue to be implemented against Russia, the Russian ruble has been overtaken by the Robux. If you are not familiar with what a Robux is, it is in-game currency in the popular kid's game, Roblox. The international community has been taking aim on Russia's economy with stiff economic sanctions since... Read more...
The European Space Agency (ESA) delivered a powerful message to Russia as it states it is "very unlikely" the ExoMars program will launch in 2022. The statement was made February 28th in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The ESA was scheduled to try and launch ExoMars, a collaborative mission with... Read more...
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