‘After Boris Johnson’s Zoom call, all hell broke loose’: inside the world’s favourite video app | Technology

On 6 January, a day after the World Heath Organization first reported a strange cluster of pneumonia-like cases in Wuhan, China, a party invitation dropped online. “Mark your calendars”, read the invite sent out by Zoom, a video-conferencing company based in California, “for Zoomtopia 2020!” Innocently enough, Zoom was announcing Continue Reading

Antisocial: How Online Extremists Broke America by Andrew Marantz – review | Books- Tempemail

Andrew Marantz is a staff writer for the New Yorker, and a pretty good one. He’s written a lot of perceptive stuff about the tech industry in recent years. One morning in 2016, he was in his office exploring “a particularly foul part of social media undergrowth”, when the magazine’s Continue Reading

The hinge on Motorola’s new Razr ‘broke’ after 27,000 folds in a durability test

Why it matters: After a short delay in its initial release date, the new Motorola Razr is finally available. The latest smartphone with a foldable screen went on sale Thursday. Early adopters likely snatched up the device on day one without much thought. After the Galaxy Fold fiasco, those who Continue Reading

Canadian agency asks federal court to declare Facebook broke privacy law – Strategy- Tempemail

Canada’s privacy commissioner asked a federal court to declare that Facebook had broken federal privacy law for the private sector, according to a notice of application filed on Thursday. The application also asked for an order requiring Facebook to “implement effective, specific and easily accessible measures to obtain, and ensure Continue Reading