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Louisiana National Guard dispatched to prevent cyberattacks ahead of election

The Louisiana National Guard was dispatched to stop a series of cyberattacks aimed at government offices across the state in the run-up to the presidential election next month, according to a report. The attacks follow similar ones across Washington state, according to a Reuters report. In Washington, hackers infected government offices with a type of malware which triggered ransonware that caused government computer systems to...

Japanese entrepreneur starts volunteer online message counseling

TOKYO — Suicides are on the rise among Japanese teens and that worries 21-year-old Koki Ozora, who grew up depressed and lonely. His nonprofit “Anata no Ibasho,” or “A Place for You,” is run entirely by volunteers. It offers a 24-hour text-messaging service for those seeking a sympathetic ear, promising to answer every request — within five seconds for urgent ones. The online Japanese-language chat service...

Expensify CEO urges millions of users to vote for Biden in email blast

Expensify’s boss urged the company’s millions of clients to support Joe Biden in November’s presidential election in a mass email that said voting for President Trump would be “a vote against democracy.” The Thursday note from the expense-reporting software company’s founder and CEO David Barrett drew praise and criticism from users, with some questioning whether the company violated their trust by pushing a political endorsement...

Trio of astronauts safely return to Earth after 6 months in space

MOSCOW — A trio of space travelers safely returned to Earth on Thursday after a six-month mission on the International Space Station. The Soyuz MS-16 capsule carrying NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, and Roscosmos’ Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner landed on the steppes of Kazakhstan southeast of the town of Dzhezkazgan at 7:54 a.m. Thursday. After a brief medical checkup, the three will be taken by...

Tesla reports fifth-straight quarterly profit on record revenue

Elon Musk’s Tesla reported its fifth consecutive quarter of profitability on Wednesday in just the latest sign that his electric car company has not been thrown off track by the coronavirus pandemic. Tesla reported its largest-ever quarterly profit on revenue of $8.8 billion, beating analyst expectations of $8.4 billion. Its 76 cent earnings per share beat the Street’s forecasted 57 cents. Assuming it keeps up the...
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