LG's mobile division continues its slide into irrelevance with Q1 loss of $181M on sales of just $1.34B, down 30% YoY and its lowest in at least eight years

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Putin signs bill that intends to give Russia a “sovereign internet” the Kremlin could disconnect from the global web; the bill goes into effect on November 1  —  Russian president Vladimir Putin signed a law on Wednesday that intends to give the country a “sovereign internet” …

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3 things you must do this World Password Day  —  Bill Gates predicted the death of passwords more than a decade ago.  But later, Microsoft themselves ended up releasing their identity management solution to help companies overcome their password issues.