Ukraine

Epic Games Fortnite on App Store

Epic Games pledges humanitarian aid for Ukraine

Epic Games, which is one of the biggest video games producers in the world has pledged its support to the people of war-torn Ukraine.

Ukraine

More platform players reject Russian aggression, stop sales there

Game publishers such as Epic Games, Ubisoft, Take-Two and Activision-Blizzard are joining the boycott of Russia by pausing the sale of games in the country.

Netflix Streaming app

Netflix will not add state-run channels to Russian service

Netflix Inc has said that in the current circumstances it has no plans to add state-run channels to its Russian service, despite a regulation that would require the streaming servi...

Meta Platforms - Facebook

Meta says Ukraine’s military, politicians targeted in hacking campaign

Meta has said a hacking group used Facebook to target a handful of public figures in Ukraine, including prominent military officials, politicians and a journalist, amid Russia̵...

Platform News: Facebook usage

Facebook letting users in Ukraine lock their social profiles for security

Meta Platforms Inc, which owns Facebook, has set up a special operations centre to monitor the conflict in Ukraine, and it launched a feature so users in the country can lock their...

Platform News: State backed hackers, cyber crime and cyber security

Ukraine calls on hacker underground to defend against Russia

The government of Ukraine is asking for volunteers from the country’s hacker underground to help protect critical infrastructure and conduct cyber spying missions against Rus...

Crypto News: Coinbase

Crypto exchange Coinbase’s trading volumes surge on retail interest

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Global Inc has reported a surge in quarterly trading volumes on a sequential basis as volatility in prices drew in retail traders, but warn...

Platform News: Twitter App

Twitter says it mistakenly took down accounts posting on Russian military

Twitter has said it had mistakenly suspended around a dozen accounts that were posting about Russian military movements, and said the action was not due to a coordinated bot campai...

Platform Industry: Bitcoin and digital currencies

Bitcoin runs into Russian rules and regiments

Bristling tensions and looming laws in Europe could offer clues to two questions: Can bitcoin be a safe-haven asset? And can Russia emerge as a crypto superpower?

Platform News: Software titan Microsoft building

Microsoft observed malware in systems belonging to Ukraine govt agencies

Microsoft Corp said in a blog post over the weekend that it had observed destructive malware in systems belonging to several Ukrainian government agencies and organisations that wo...

Platform News: State backed hackers, cyber crime and cyber security

Police dismantle the ‘most dangerous’ criminal hacking network

International law enforcement agencies have said they had hammered a criminal hacking scheme used to steal tens of thousands of dollars from companies and private citizens worldwid...

Belarus

With warm words and fast visas, neighbours woo IT workers in Belarus

After Max Korolevsky stated he was detained and then beaten by security forces during protests in Belarus, he asked the IT company he works for to transfer him to neighbouring Ukra...

Platform News: Games and gaming controllers

Ukrainian computer game featuring Nazi’s in Moscow angers Kremlin

The Kremlin has accused a Ukrainian computer game developer of glorifying Nazism by producing a game which features Adolf Hitler overseeing a fictional World War Two victory parade...