Google is developing a new open specification that will enable Android to support hearing aids natively from any manufacturer. Android’s lack of native hearing aid support has been a common complaint from members of the hearing loss community. While Apple’s iPhones are generally compatible with most hearing aids, allowing users to stream audio directly to […]
A federal judge in San Fracisco has ordered a cyber-criminal to pay their bail charges in Bitcoin, inadvertently stimulating cryptocurrency mainstream adoption. The Daily Post – a local Palo Alto newspaper – reports Martin Marisch has been charged with hacking the well-known video games company Electronic Arts, responsible for popular titles like FIFA, The Sims, and Battlefield. Marisch, the Daily Post reports, managed to gain access to EA’s central computer systems, and obtain 25,000 customer records. Had the attack not been caught, Marisch could’ve used this information for substantial financial gain. Federal Judge Jacqueline Corley ordered the defendant to pay the… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 17): Foreign insurers in Malaysia will be given more flexibility to divest their stakes, and the deadline for the divestments will now depend on the bilateral agreement between the insurance companies and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM).
The central bank's new Governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus said the objective of the divestment remains intact, but instead of imposing the June 30 deadline for all foreign insurers to reduce their stakes, it will be based on the respective agreements between the foreign insurers and BNM.