06 August 2020


Grace Millane murder: Man appeals against conviction and sentence (6)
Thursday 6 August 2020, 3:11am A New Zealand man found guilty of murdering a British backpacker has appealed against his conviction and punishment. A jury convicted the man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, of strangling Grace Millane on her 22nd birthday in December 2018 after they met via Tinder. Miss Millane went out for drinks with him before returning to his hotel apartment in central Auckland, where he killed her.
TikTok grab could extend - or undermine - US online dominance (4)
Last Updated On 06 August,2020 08:53 am Microsoft is in talks with TikTok parent firm ByteDance to acquire TikTok's US operations WASHINGTON (AFP) - A tie-up of TikTok with Microsoft could extend American dominance of the online and social media world.
ATM damaged by homemade bombs at New Zealand mall (4)
Video PlayerClose WELLINGTON, Aug.6 (Xinhua) - Two people tried to blast open an ATM at a New Zealand shopping mall on Thursday morning using homemade bombs, according to local police. Several homemade explosive devices were found outside the Chartwell Shopping Center in Hamilton, including two that appeared to have exploded, they said, adding that the ATM was slightly damaged but nobody was injured.
Australia to spend US$1.2bil on cybersecurity for private sector after rise in attacks (4)
Thursday, 06 Aug 2020 1:25 PM MYT While much of Australia's cyber policy to date has focused on bolstering the defences of government agencies after an attack on the country's parliament in 2019, but malicious cyber activity is increasing against small and medium businesses, universities and households, says Morrison.
Microsoft has a long history in China. That could cut both ways for TikTok (2)
Analysis by Sherisse Pham, CNN Business Hong Kong(CNN Business) Microsoft has spent decades building goodwill with Beijing, and that could help its bid to buy TikTok's operations in the United States and a few other countries.
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