The Guardian view on empty offices: goodbye to all that? | Editorial- Tempemail

The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating a digitally driven trend that was already in train. We need to plan for the downsides In The Good Life, a much-loved 1970s sitcom, one of the main characters would regularly arrive home from work cursing the trials and tribulations of the daily commute. Jerry Continue Reading

WhatsApp launches factcheck feature aimed at viral messages | WhatsApp- Tempemail

WhatsApp has introduced a feature allowing users to check the contents of viral messages in the latest move to root out disinformation and fake news being spread on the Facebook-owned service. The feature, which is being piloted in six countries including the UK from Tuesday, allows users to perform a Google Continue Reading

Sunset Boulevard at 70: we’re all Norma Desmond now | Film- Tempemail

On its release in August 1950, Sunset Boulevard punched its own industry in the face. Showbiz royalty, normally enclosed in an echo chamber of self-congratulation, sputtered into a rage. At a star-studded private screening on the eve of the film’s debut, MGM studio mogul Louis B Mayer lambasted the film’s Continue Reading

Paper Mario: The Origami King review – a hilarious postmodern delight | Games

In the long, indoorsy days of late-stage lockdown, a summer Paper Mario release promises – and delivers – a bright technicolour escape. Paper Mario is a playful, RPG-alike branch off the main Super Mario tree, and from the jump, Origami King is charmingly self-aware, full of self-referential pastiche. The writing Continue Reading

WhatsApp spyware attack: senior clergymen in Togo among activists targeted | Technology

A prominent Catholic bishop and a priest in Togo have been told they were targeted by spyware made by the private surveillance firm NSO Group, in the first known case of its kind involving members of the clergy. A joint investigation by the Guardian and the French newspaper Le Monde Continue Reading

TikTok row: China hits out at US ‘smash and grab’ as tech dispute deepens | World news

The US has offered China the “choice of submission or mortal combat in the tech realm”, state media in Beijing have said, as the two rival powers manoeuvred on the thorny issue of splitting up TikTok. The popular video-sharing app has joined Huawei to become a technology flashpoint, with Chinese Continue Reading

US Government Warns of a New Strain of Chinese ‘Taidoor’ Virus – Tempemail

Intelligence agencies in the US have released information about a new variant of 12-year-old computer virus used by China’s state-sponsored hackers targeting governments, corporations, and think tanks. Named “Taidoor,” the malware has done an ‘excellent’ job of compromising systems as early as 2008, with the actors deploying it on victim Continue Reading

SaaS Investment | Pentalog Welcomes Marlin Equity Partners- Tempemail

Almost a year ago, I brought out a paper which, in sum, said that we had decided to complete a financial package aimed at propelling us into another dimension. Since the arrival a few days ago of the American fund Marlin Equity Partners (Los Angeles and London), this is now Continue Reading