Category: world news

Technology
The hacker is asking for a four-digit sum (in USD) for the breached LinkedIn data
Personal data for 500 million LinkedIn users found for sale on hackers’ website

LinkedIn in hot soup after being hit by a data leak scandal for over 500 million users which were found for sale on the hackers’ website. The dataset extracted by hackers from LinkedIn’s database includes sensitive information like User IDs, email addresses, phone numbers, workplace information, full names, account IDs, links to their social media […]

News
Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp restored after a second outage in a month
Did you know that Microsoft bought LinkedIn in 2016 & its CEO now reports to Nadella?

True, Microsoft corporation bought LinedIn in June 2016. Microsoft’s $26.2-billion acquisition of LinkedIn professional social network aimed to grow the platform and integrate it with Microsoft’s enterprise software, such as Office 365, azure and more. On Monday June 13, 2016 — Microsoft Corp. and LinkedIn Corporation announced how they had entered into a definitive agreement […]

News
Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp restored after a second outage in a month
Facebook, Instagram & WhatsApp restored after a second outage in a month

The world’s most popular social apps Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were down on Thursday afternoon according to the trusted sources. Billions of users of the popular social apps experienced a blackout of the services which lasted for over 20 minutes on most continents. This was reported a second outage in a month period after the […]

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Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp restored after a second outage in a month
LinkedIn offers a paid week off to over 15,000 workers

LinkedIn, a social network for social connection, jobs and education will give its workers next week off in a bid to help them with a tormenting burnout. This move comes as large companies are trying to find ways to help the Zoom-fatigued employees as a result of ensuring the pandemic social distancing guideline. The company […]

Politics
Iraq issues arrest warrant for Out-going US President Donald Trump
Iraq issues arrest warrant for the Out-going US President Donald Trump

A judge in Baghdad’s investigative court has issued an arrest warrant for outgoing US President Donald Trump, over the killing of an Iraqi paramilitary leader during the assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani last year. Iranian general Qasem Soleimani died with Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the deputy head of Iraq’s largely pro-Iran Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary network, in the […]

Health
Kyotera Woman MP Succumbs to Covid-19

The speaker of paliament, Rt Hon Alitwala Rebecca Kadaga has today announced the death of Kyotera Woman MP Robinah Ssentongo. The Kyotera Woman legislature died of coronvirus. Kyotera Woman Member of Paliament becomes the third Ugandan legislature to succumb to the coronavirus pandemic. The other lawmakers that have died of this pandemic are Kamuli Municipality […]

Health
COVID-FUND: MoH refutes COVID Interventions Report by Ministry of Finance, calls it a planned & malicious attack in media
COVID-FUND: MoH refutes COVID Interventions Report by Ministry of Finance, calls it a planned & malicious attack in media

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has come up and responded to the report of the budget monitoring and accountability unit (BMAU) titled “covid-19 interventions report the financial year 2019/20 which revealed the COVID-19 misuse of funds in the bid to prevent COVID. Earlier on this month many media houses and social media pages came out […]

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Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman dies of colon cancer aged 43
Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman dies of colon cancer aged 43

Sad news reaching our Cyclone Times newsroom is the sudden death of Hollywood’s Black Panther movie star Chadwick Boseman. According to a statement on his official social media account confirmed that he died at the home of complications related to colon cancer. In addition, on the 28th of August 2020, with his wife and family […]