Content network delivery provider Akamai says global outage hitting banks, airlines ‘not caused by system update or cyberattack’

n internet outage affecting hundreds of organizations, including airlines and banks, was not caused by a system update or a cyberattack, US-based content delivery network provider Akamai has said. … Read More >Content network delivery provider Akamai says global outage hitting banks, airlines ‘not caused by system update or cyberattack’

US-owned Australian TV network tries to reel in ad money using ‘social justice’ pitch & ‘progressive’ viewers – reports

Hit by flagging ratings, Australia-based Network 10 has reportedly pitched itself as a voice for “social justice, equality and inclusion” and telling advertisers to “go woke” or risk going broke. … Read More >US-owned Australian TV network tries to reel in ad money using ‘social justice’ pitch & ‘progressive’ viewers – reports

Australia limits AstraZeneca Covid jab to over-60s days after second blood clot death ‘likely linked’ to the vaccine

The Australian Department of Health announced on Thursday that it will be limiting the AstraZeneca vaccine to over-60s, days after reports of the second death of someone who received the jab “likely linked” to blood clots. … Read More >Australia limits AstraZeneca Covid jab to over-60s days after second blood clot death ‘likely linked’ to the vaccine

‘I did what I came to do’: Biden expresses satisfaction with Putin summit in solo presser, says no threats or ultimatums were made

US President Joe Biden held a solo press conference after the summit with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Geneva, on Wednesday, praising the value of personal interaction but giving few details about what was achieved. … Read More >‘I did what I came to do’: Biden expresses satisfaction with Putin summit in solo presser, says no threats or ultimatums were made

Ukraine gaining access to NATO’s waiting room ‘remains to be seen’ says Biden, after Kiev’s Zelensky claimed it was ‘confirmed’

US President Joe Biden has poured cold water on claims by his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky that NATO has “confirmed” Kiev’s membership path, by saying that “it remains to be seen” whether Ukraine will actually qualify. … Read More >Ukraine gaining access to NATO’s waiting room ‘remains to be seen’ says Biden, after Kiev’s Zelensky claimed it was ‘confirmed’

‘I hope our meeting will be productive’: Putin & Biden share handshake, photo-op and optimistic words before high-stakes summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his American counterpart Joe Biden have exchanged a handshake and pleasantries before their landmark summit in the Swiss city of Geneva, their first meeting since Biden’s January inauguration. … Read More >‘I hope our meeting will be productive’: Putin & Biden share handshake, photo-op and optimistic words before high-stakes summit

Presidents Putin & Biden meet in Geneva’s Villa La Grange for their first bilateral summit, with hours of discussion ahead

After weeks of anticipation, Russian President Vladimir Putin has met his American counterpart, Joe Biden, in the Swiss city of Geneva, ahead of around four or five hours of planned discussion on a wide range of topics and issues. … Read More >Presidents Putin & Biden meet in Geneva’s Villa La Grange for their first bilateral summit, with hours of discussion ahead