Tau News Cheat Sheet 10 July 2017

US President Donald Trump’s son said “no meaningful [Clinton] information” was shared during his meeting with Russian lawyer last year. Japan’s ancient religious site, Okinoshima Island awarded UNESCO World Heritage Status. Security firm says it has managed to decrypt damaged files in recent global ransomware attack.

Tau News Cheat Sheet 6 July 2017

In response to North Korea’s missile test, US has said that “considerable military forces” will be used if necessary. Alibaba unveils smart speaker Tmall Genie with six in-built microphones to detect orders from 5m away. UK study reveals plastic fibres shed when clothes are washed serve as significant source of plastic pollution in the ocean.  

Tau News Cheat Sheet 5 July 2017

US confirms North Korea’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) test and responded with “combined [military] exercise to show [their] precision fire capability.” Drillship contracted to Vietnamese firm drills for oil in disputed South China Sea waters also claimed by China. Servers of Ukrainian accounting firm blamed and seized for spreading global malware attack last month.

Tau News Cheat Sheet 23 June 2017

New “UK status”: UK PM Theresa May accords legally resident EU citizens equal rights as British citizens post-Brexit. Singapore DPM Tharman says: Special ministerial committees are set up to ensure that national interests prevail and that collective responsibility is being assumed for important issues, including that of 38 Oxley Road dispute. US President Trump says […]