Naomi Osaka calls out critics who shamed her for swimsuit photos: ‘Why do you feel like you can comment on what I can wear?’- Tempemail

Tennis star Naomi Osaka has called out critics who shamed her over recent pictures she shared of herself in a bikini. Throughout this month, the 22-year-old has shared multiple photos on Instagram of herself by the pool. “Welp mornin’ to you I guess,” Osaka captioned two photos of herself posing Continue Reading

Selena Gomez releases video explaining social media absence: ‘it felt a little insensitive to post things’- Tempemail

Selena Gomez has returned to social media with a video explaining the reason behind her recent absence. In the one-minute video uploaded to Instagram on Wednesday, the singer began: “I wanted to take some time to do a quick message for you guys because I haven’t been posting that much. Continue Reading

Russia-aligned hackers running anti-Nato fake news campaign – report | Technology

Hackers “aligned with Russian security interests” have been engaged in a sustained campaign to compromise news websites in Poland and Lithuania to plant false stories aimed at discrediting Nato, according to a new report. Part of the campaign – labelled “Ghostwriter” – involved gaining access to news sites publishing systems, Continue Reading

Congress forced Silicon Valley to answer for its misdeeds. It was a glorious sight | Matt Stoller | Opinion

“Our founders would not bow before a king, we should not bow before the emperors of the online economy.” That’s how Congressman David Cicilline started the remarkable hearing on Wednesday in the Antitrust Subcommittee, where four tech CEOs – Tim Cook of Apple, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Sundar Pichai of Continue Reading

Zoom Bug Allowed Snoopers Crack Private Meeting Passwords in Minutes – Tempemail

Popular video conferencing app Zoom recently fixed a new security flaw that could have allowed potential attackers to crack the numeric passcode used to secure private meetings on the platform and snoop on participants. Zoom meetings are by default protected by a six-digit numeric password, but according to Tom Anthony, Continue Reading

Does suppressing online conspiracy theorists work? Experts weigh in | Media- Tempemail

Last week Twitter announced it would stop promoting content associated with QAnon – a baseless internet conspiracy theory that has had an outsized impact on political discourse, causing real-world harm through targeted harassment campaigns. But does filtering out conspiracy theorists help public discourse – or can it strengthen their paranoia Continue Reading

‘Too much power’: Congress grills top tech CEOs in combative antitrust hearing | Technology

The US’s top tech bosses were told they have “too much power”, are censoring political speech, spreading fake news and “killing” the engines of the American economy, at a combative congressional hearing on Wednesday. The historic hearing in Washington saw Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Tim Cook of Apple, Mark Zuckerberg Continue Reading

Microsoft’s Flight Simulator is a ticket to explore the world again | Games

For a few seconds, it seems real. A Cessna 172 Skyhawk flying low over a rural landscape dotted with fields and farmhouses, a copse of tall trees casting shadows over the swaying grass, a winding country lane. Then, on the horizon, the landscape gives way to rugged coastline, and, as Continue Reading

The future of education or just hype? The rise of Minerva, the world’s most selective university | Education

No one could accuse CEO and businessman Ben Nelson of lacking ambition. “I wanted to create a university that serves as a model for other institutions, by being indisputably the best university in the world,” he says, bouncing up and down on a video call from his San Francisco office. Continue Reading

Congress’s historic tech hearing suggests antitrust crackdown could come soon | Technology

After hours of grilling top tech executives in a historic antitrust hearing on Wednesday, US lawmakers suggested unprecedented antitrust enforcement might be on the horizon. In his closing remarks, Representative David Cicilline, a Rhode Island Democrat, said evidence put forward in the investigations and testimony showed just how entrenched the Continue Reading