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Trump’s nominees for security posts critical about Putin and Russia

The nominees of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump for posts of U.S. Defence Secretary and chief the Central Intelligence have unlike Trump voiced criticism about actions by Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russia.

Media link Estonian spies to possible Trump aide and Russian intelligence meeting

U.S. media report that during the U.S. presidential election campaign aides of current U.S. President-elect Donald Trump had met in Prague with Russian intelligence representatives under surveillance performed by or linked to Estonian external intelligence service.

Power cut in Kyiv deemed cyber-attack

A massive power cut in the Ukrainian capital in December has been a cyber-attack, computer system security specialists have established.

Research: Percentage of childless women increases in Europe

There are increasingly less mothers among European women, especially in Europe’s south, where over 20% of women born in the 1970s remain childless, researchers have found.

Germany to act stricter with dangerous migrants

German federal interior and justice ministers have negotiated stricter actions with asylum seekers, who have problems with personal identity documents or who are considered as dangerous.

Emissions scandal no obstacle for VW’s record sales

German automobile-maker Volkswagen has announced that it has reached its record sales – 10.3 million cars - last year, regardless of its damaged reputation that suffered in the diesel emissions cheating scandal in 2015.

Norway first country to switch off analogue radio

As the first country in the world, Norway is beginning on Wednesday, January 11, to turn off its analogue radio signal to abandon it.

January 10 in pictures

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January 9 in pictures

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January 6 in pictures

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January 5 in pictures

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Nine pieces of advice on protecting mobile devices from viruses

Here are nine pieces of advice on how best to protect your mobile devices, your money and your personal data from malware.

L’Oreal unveils hairbrush that «hears» breaking hair

French cosmetics firm L’Oreal has presented a smart hairbrush designed to assist users as they seek avoiding breaking hairs, while combing.

Digital money bitcoin jumps exceeding USD 1,000

The value of digital currency bitcoin has this week exceeded USD 1,000, which is its highest point in three years.

KPMG: people freely disclose their personal information for different benefits

41% of residents trust banks the most with their personal information. 39% of respondents mentioned healthcare institutions. 36% mentioned law enforcement and municipal institutions – 33%, according to a study by KPMG on use of personal information.

Volvo outperformed as Sweden’s most popular car first time since 1962

The best-selling car in 2016 has not been a Volvo. The classic Swedish brand been outperformed by a foreign brand for the first time in 54 years.