Anatomy of a conspiracy theory: how misinformation travels on Facebook | Australia news

In the early hours of New Year’s Eve, former Liberal MP Craig Kelly logged on to Facebook to make one of his regular contributions to the global network of misinformation about Covid-19 – this time, to promote the antiparasitic drug ivermectin as a treatment for the virus. The content of Continue Reading

Anger after Indonesia offers Elon Musk Papuan island for SpaceX launchpad | World news

Papuans whose island has been offered up as a potential launch site for Elon Musk’s SpaceX project have told the billionaire Tesla chief his company is not welcome on their land, and its presence would devastate their island’s ecosystem and drive people from their homes. Musk was offered use of Continue Reading

Tough new rules aim to make electrical goods last longer | Energy efficiency

Tougher rules are being introduced to make appliances such as fridges, washing machines and TVs cheaper to run and last longer, the government has said. New legislation aims to tackle “premature obsolescence” in electrical goods – short lifespans built into appliances by manufacturers so that customers have to buy new Continue Reading

‘Computers are marvellous!’: older people embrace internet in lockdown | Older people

Before the pandemic struck, 79-year-old Jim Whelan barely used his computer. The online world was a mystery and an irrelevance to him. A year on, however, Whelan can give computer geeks half his age a run for their money. “Although I had been online before the pandemic, it was just Continue Reading

Researchers Unveil New Linux Malware Linked to Chinese Hackers – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers on Wednesday shed light on a new sophisticated backdoor targeting Linux endpoints and servers that’s believed to be the work of Chinese nation-state actors. Dubbed “RedXOR” by Intezer, the backdoor masquerades as a polkit daemon, with similarities found between the malware and those previously associated with the Winnti Continue Reading

At the Grammys, sister trio HAIM makes rock ‘n’ roll history Post Malone Grammys Thundercat Alana Haim Dua Lipa- Tempemail

Este Haim’s birthday will look different this year from last. Her 34th birthday fell on Los Angeles’ first day of quarantine and she was alone in her apartment eating a sugar free cupcake. This year, she’ll be finding out if she and her sisters, who make up the pop-rock trio Continue Reading

Russia slows down Twitter in row over ‘illegal’ content- Tempemail

Russia has restricted the use of Twitter by slowing down its speed and threatened to block the service completely, after accusing the social media giant of repeatedly failing to remove banned content from its site. Roskomnadzor, the country’s state communications watchdog, said there were more than 3,000 posts containing “illegal Continue Reading

Russia accidentally shuts down state websites in Twitter slowdown | Russia- Tempemail

Russia took action on Tuesday to slow down the speed of Twitter in a move that also appeared to have accidentally shut down the Kremlin’s own website, as well as other government agency sites. The state communications regulator, Roskomnadzor, said it was retaliating for Twitter’s alleged failure to remove banned Continue Reading

Start Your Self-Improvement Journey with PentaStagiu- Tempemail

Have you considered joining a remote IT internship program to boost your tech skills? If you’re a student learning information technology, computer science, or engineering, PentaStagiu provides the best practical experience for those in need of deepening their theoretical knowledge. Or maybe you’re already working in IT and other fields, Continue Reading