Death on eve of Brazil’s Black Consciousness Day sparks fury Two City Carrefour Black Brazil- Tempemail

A Black man died after being beaten by supermarket security guards in the Brazilian city of Porto Alegre on the eve of Friday’s Black Consciousness Day observations, sparking outrage as videos of the incident circulated on social media. A short clip showed one guard restraining João Alberto Silveira Freitas just Continue Reading

Tech giants join with governments to fight Covid misinformation | Technology

Facebook, Twitter and Google are working with a coalition of governments including the UK and Canada to fight misinformation and conspiracy theories around Covid vaccinations. Formed by the British fact-checking charity Full Fact, the new working group will aim to set cross-platform standards for tackling misinformation – as well as Continue Reading

Angelica Cheung: founding editor of Vogue China to leave after 15 years | Vogue- Tempemail

Angelica Cheung, the founding editor of Vogue China and one of the most powerful people in fashion, is leaving the publication after 15 years. Cheung has been credited with transforming the culture of fashion magazine journalism at Vogue China, whose rise paralleled the growth of the luxury fashion sector in Continue Reading

Apple accuses Facebook of ‘disregard for user privacy’ | Technology

Apple has criticised Facebook for trying to “collect as much data as possible” from users, saying it will push ahead with its planned launch of a new privacy feature despite objections from the advertising industry. The company’s director of global privacy, Jane Horvath, made the criticism in a letter to Continue Reading

Warning to ‘Instagram hikers’ after rescues at UK site of plane wreck | UK news- Tempemail

Ill-prepared “Instagram hikers” have been warned against heading into the Peak District hills to take photos by the eerie wreckage of a plane after mountain rescue volunteers were called out twice in one day to assist them. The crash site at Higher Shelf Stones, on moorland between Manchester and Sheffield, Continue Reading

Smart glasses and a bold jumper: how to dress for a Zoom call | Fashion

Well, here we are. Week 2,057 of working from home. How’s it going? Is your posture resembling a crumbling question mark yet? Have you become depressed because the biggest dilemma of your day will be which flavour crisp you’ll go for? Are you a millisecond from Googling “quickie divorces”? One Continue Reading

vivo Launches the Y1S Smartphone in South Africa – Tempemail

vivo mobile has partnered with MTN South Africa to exclusively launch the Y1S smartphone. The device is priced at  R199/month over a 24month contract – making it “one of the most accessible smartphones currently in the SA market”. Launched globally in August 2020, the Y1S is expected to offer South Continue Reading

O-CITY Drives Contactless Bus Payment Initiative in Kenya – Tempemail

Image sourced from O-CITY O-CITY is driving contactless payments across bus services in Nairobi, Kenya. The pilot initiatve, designed to reduce the use of cash in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, was launched in partnership with transport savings and credit specialists, NikoDigi, and Kenyan payments firm, Tracom, to accelerate the Continue Reading

IT threat evolution Q3 2020- Tempemail

Targeted attacks MATA: Lazarus’s multi-platform targeted malware framework The more sophisticated threat actors are continually developing their TTPs (Tactics, Techniques and Procedures) and the toolsets they use to compromise the systems of their targets. However, malicious toolsets used to target multiple platforms are rare, because they required significant investment to Continue Reading