Chinese hackers building a botnet out of five million compromised Android devices

Security researchers have discovered malware that could be assembling a botnet army composed of five million compromised Android devices. Researchers from cybersecurity firm Check Point said that the RottenSys malware was targeted at Android users through an app disguised as a WiFi service. It was originally used as malware to serve fraudulent ads on users’ displays.

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Google X Chief Business Officer quits on World Happiness Day to warn of dangers of AI and for an important personal mission: #OneBillionHappy

Yesterday, on World Happiness Day, 20 March, Mo Gawdat, Chief Business Officer of Google X (the innovation lab behind ‘moonshot’ technologies like self-driving cars) stepped down from his position to focus on the #OneBillionHappy project. The move, according to Gawdat, allows him to “speak openly about the risks associated with the current pace of technology development, particularly in the area of Artificial Intelligence (AI).”

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Summertime sizzles at Milan Bergamo

Having already lined up 14 new routes during S18, eight of which being unserved markets, Milan Bergamo is set to offer a significantly expanded route network during this summer. Delivering growth rates exceeding 10% throughout 2017, S18 will continue to be a period of traffic development as the Italian airport will offer more than 1,300 additional flights than it did last summer.

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Gulf Island books Navy T-ATS and U.S. Wind tower contracts; VIDEO: Containerships collide in Karachi

Gulf Island books Navy T-ATS and U.S. Wind tower contracts
March 20, 2018 — Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. confirmed yesterday that through its subsidiary Gulf Island Shipyards, L.L.C., it has signed a contract for the construction and delivery of one Towing, Salvage and Rescue Ship (T-ATS) vessel with the U.S. Navy with an option for seven additional vessels.

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Corinne in drydock 23rd-26th March.


Regarding today’s circulation of the vessel Corinne.

The vessel will be in dry dock at Paljasaare/Netaman shipyard (Tallinn/Estonia) 23rd-26th March for intermediate survey and update of certificates. If the weather permit some paint job will be done. We will be there to renew our pictures and take aditional pictures from the bottom and inside the cargo hold. We had several clients asking for the virual tour/360° pictures and we hope that we can have that on our website a week after the docking.

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Oyster Yachts delighted to announce new ownership

  • British entrepreneur and founder of Evolution Gaming Group Richard Hadida becomes new owner and CEO of Oyster
  • New team will prioritise rapidly re-building teams and operations, the completion of in-build projects on behalf of Oyster customers, before re-establishing Oyster as the pre-eminent name in luxury yacht building

Tuesday 20th March 2018: Oyster Yachts, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of premium sailing yachts, is delighted to announce a new owner and management team for the business, which is expected to secure the future of over 400 jobs and this iconic British sailing brand.

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Wärtsilä and Crowley extend maintenance agreement for 11 articulated tug barges

The technology group Wärtsilä and Crowley Petroleum Services are continuing their co-operation by extending and expanding their maintenance agreement for 11 articulated tug barges (ATBs) owned and operated by US-based Crowley. An ATB has a hinged connection system that allows a powerful ocean-going tug to connect to a notch in the stern of the barge, which enables the tug to propel and maneuver the barge.

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