‘We needed to rescue the nation from despair’: culture’s year of Covid | Culture

‘Normally we’re a team of 120. Now we were seven’ Alex Jones, presenter, The One Show Within days of Covid coming along, we had to totally adapt our way of working. The studio and our office were transformed. Normally, we’re a team of 120 people. Suddenly there were only seven Continue Reading

Decoding emojis and defining ‘support’: Facebook’s rules for content revealed | Facebook

They run to more than 300 pages, envisaging and exemplifying some of the most borderline and ethically challenging uses of the world’s biggest social network by its 2.8 billion monthly users. Secret Facebook guidelines seen by the Guardian show how the company controls its mainly outsourced moderators down to the Continue Reading

Facebook guidelines allow for users to call for death of public figures | Facebook- Tempemail

Facebook’s bullying and harassment policy explicitly allows for “public figures” to be targeted in ways otherwise banned on the site, including “calls for [their] death”, according to a tranche of internal moderator guidelines leaked to the Guardian. Public figures are defined by Facebook to include people whose claim to fame Continue Reading

Critical Flaws Affecting GE’s Universal Relay Pose Threat to Electric Utilities – Tempemail

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has warned of critical security shortcomings in GE’s Universal Relay (UR) family of power management devices. “Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to access sensitive information, reboot the UR, gain privileged access, or cause a denial-of-service condition,” the agency Continue Reading

‘A letter tells someone they still matter’: the sudden, surprising return of the pen pal | Life and style- Tempemail

A few months ago, when the rules had been sufficiently relaxed to allow friends to sit together outside, Liz Maguire had coffee with a woman she had never met. The pair had already been communicating for months, and quickly fell into easy conversation. Later on, this woman tweeted about their Continue Reading

Priyanka Chopra Jonas: The process of getting to the red carpet has always been tedious for me- Tempemail

Over the last year the Indian-born beauty spent lockdown settling in to her new Los Angeles home with husband, singer-songwriter and actor Nick Jonas and their three dogs Diana, Gina and Panda. It was a massive change from her normal whirlwind global schedule of acting, producing, and humanitarian activism. “There’s Continue Reading

Can anyone become an NFT collector? I tried it to find out | Digital art

For years, I’ve kept an ever-growing record of interesting pictures I discover online in a folder entitled Images on my desktop: a fox sauntering through an art gallery; a pixelated rendering of a Tokyo streetscape; Jon Bon Jovi doing yoga. They’re sentimental reminders of things I’ve seen online, but I Continue Reading

‘Two Goliaths’: Apple labels Epic’s Australian challenge to in-app purchases ‘self-serving’ | Apple

Apple has argued that Epic Games’ case against the tech giant’s in-app purchase system is not altruistically trying to secure a better deal for Australian customers and app developers in the app store, but the “self-serving” act of a Goliath trying to fundamentally change Apple’s business model. The popular video Continue Reading

A New Android Zero-Day Vulnerability Is Under Active Attack – Tempemail

Google has disclosed that a now-patched vulnerability affecting Android devices that use Qualcomm chipsets is being weaponized by attackers to launch targeted attacks. Tracked as CVE-2020-11261 (CVSS score 8.4), the flaw concerns an “improper input validation” issue in Qualcomm’s Graphics component that could be exploited to trigger memory corruption when Continue Reading