British ‘Spiderman’ sentenced in massive German router attack

COLOGNE, Germany (Reuters) – A 29-year-old British hacker-for-hire was convicted by a German court on Friday after he confessed to unleashing a cyber attack that knocked out the internet for around 1 million Deutsche Telekom customers.

Wall Street braces for end of Snap share lockup

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A flood of Snap Inc shares held back since the Snapchat owner’s initial public offering could start to trade freely next week, pressuring a stock that has already plunged far below its debut price.

Wall Street braces for end of Snap share lockup

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A flood of Snap Inc shares held back since the Snapchat owner’s initial public offering could start to trade freely next week, pressuring a stock that has already plunged far below its debut price.

Indonesia drug czar warns methamphetamine seizures tip of iceberg

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia is probably only stopping a fraction of what could be hundreds of tonnes of methamphetamine flooding in from countries such as China, even after a record seizure this month, its anti-narcotics czar said.

Ornamental lotus flowers grow farmers’ earnings 20 times

Lvshan village in East China’s Zhejiang province has long produced lotus roots, and in order to increase local earnings, farmers in the village have started to plant ornamental lotus flowers to attract more tourists.

U.S. to be forced to cut ‘hundreds’ of diplomatic staff in Russia: Ifx

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The United States will be forced to cut hundreds of its embassy staff in Russia, the Interfax news agency quoted a source as saying, after Moscow retaliated on Friday for what it said were proposed illegal U.S. sanctions against it.