Streaming platforms aren’t helping musicians – and things are only getting worse | Culture

When I worked as an artist manager, there was one nerve-wracking question I was asked repeatedly: “Should I tweet this?” It wasn’t just from unhappy musicians. It came from disillusioned label managers, miffed agents and even the odd publicist, and the subject matter of the Tweet was always the same: Continue Reading

Big tech threw $200m at a ballot measure to hurt gig economy workers. And they won | Technology

One of the darker outcomes of 21st-century work life has been the predatory gig economy. Divorced from healthcare benefits and regular pay, millions of workers are told they are supposed to be lucky to drive passengers around in a car for ever-diminishing returns. Last week, there was hope that Proposition Continue Reading

Hacker Spotlight: Interview with fisher- Tempemail

Miguel Regala, also known as @fisher, describes himself as “half hacker, half daydreamer”. He is living proof that when done well, daydreaming results in greater levels of creativity and innovation.  Miguel found his first bug while digging around Google Drive, and the results landed him on Google’s bug hunter hall Continue Reading

Parler: the social network that’s winning conservative recruits | Media- Tempemail

As social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook crack down more forcefully on falsehoods and misinformation, conservative users are flocking to a new platform: Parler. The social network, which resembles Twitter, takes its name from the French verb meaning “to talk” but is often pronounced like the English word “parlor”. Continue Reading

Chinese supermarket apologises after labelling women who wear larger sizes ‘rotten’ and ‘terrible’- Tempemail

A Chinese retail giant has been forced to apologise after it was revealed that signs in one of their stores described larger women’s clothing sizes as “rotten” and “terrible”. Pictures of the disparaging signs went viral on Chinese social media, after a user shared an image of a size chart Continue Reading

Ericsson Acquires 5G Solutions Company, Cradlepoint – Tempemail

Ericsson has completed its acquisition of Cradlepoint, a Wireless WAN Edge 4G and 5G solutions company. The investment is key to Ericsson’s ongoing strategy of capturing market share in the rapidly expanding 5G enterprise space. Through Cradlepoint’s solutions, companies can connect sites, vehicles, mobile workforces, and IoT devices in a Continue Reading

Reducing Complexity by Increasing Consolidation for SMEs – Tempemail

Complexity is the bane of effective cybersecurity. The need to maintain an increasing array of cybersecurity tools to protect organizations from an expanding set of cyber threats is leading to runaway costs, staff inefficiencies, and suboptimal threat response. Small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with limited budgets and staff are significantly Continue Reading

macOS 11 Big Sur review: the Mac, iPad-ified for the future | Technology

Apple has just released Big Sur as a free update, marking the biggest redesign for macOS in years. The core system of every Mac computer is now equal parts traditional desktop computer and features many will be used to seeing from the iPad and iPhone. Big Sur marks the end Continue Reading