Proud Boys founder calls it quits after FBI labels them 'extremist'

The founder of the Proud Boys, Gavin McInnes, has said he is quitting the group “in all capacities” and “forever” a day after the FBI designated it “extremist.” McInnes blamed Democrats and the media for vilifying the group. “I am officially disassociating myself from the Proud Boys, in all capacities, forever. I quit,” McInnes announced […]

The South China Sea is fabled for its hidden energy reserves and China wants to block outsiders like the US from finding them

China has a plan in motion to lock down potential oil and gas assets in the resource-rich, but hotly contested South China Seas. If successful, the move would effectively ban exploration by countries from outside the region, further isolating local powers from US support. China is using drawn-out negotiations over the issue to further divide […]

JPMorgan is poaching developers who work on video games like Fortnite — and they say it’s ‘actually been very easy’ to lure them away (JPM)

Fortnite/Epic Games JPMorgan Chase co-president Gordon Smith said the bank is having no trouble competing for top tech talent to fuel its $ 10.8 billion digital ambitions. Smith said a number of software developers the bank has hired come from the video game world. How does JPMorgan get programmers to ditch Fortnite for mobile banking? […]

The very WORST hotel chains in the UK revealed – have you stayed in any of them?

Hotels are expected to provide a certain standard of service to paying guests – but one hotel chain has continued to disappoint for six years in a row. Britannia Hotels has been named as the worst UK hotel chain in new research by Which? Travel. The chain – which has 105 hotel –  has ranked […]

File-sharing software on state election servers could expose them to intruders

Enlarge / Stickers await residents who vote at the Parks and Recreation Center building on August 14, 2018, in Elkhorn, Wisconsin. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images) As recently as Monday, computer servers that powered Kentucky’s online voter registration and Wisconsin’s reporting of election results ran software that could potentially expose information to hackers or enable access […]