Another huge data breach, another stony silence from Facebook | Facebook

Half a billion Facebook users’ accounts stolen. Personal information compromised. Telephone numbers and birth dates drifting across the internet being used for God knows what. And for four days, from Facebook’s corporate headquarters, nothing but silence. If this sounds familiar, it’s because it is. This week saw reports of a Continue Reading

GameStop: Reddit users claim victory as $13bn hedge fund closes position, accepting huge losses- Tempemail

Melvin Capital had bet against GameStop by short-selling its shares, meaning it stood to gain if the price went down and lose if it went up. Members of the Reddit thread “wallstreetbets” decided to pile in to GameStop with the aim of pushing up the share price to inflict losses Continue Reading

‘We see huge benefits’: firms adopt four-day week in Covid crisis | Business

When Target Publishing cut staff pay after the first coronavirus lockdown last year, the magazine group knew it had to make a positive gesture to its employees. So it introduced a four-day week. “I felt better in myself that I was able to give something back to match the sacrifice Continue Reading

A Huge Dataset of 20 Million Malware Samples Released Online – Tempemail

Cybersecurity firms Sophos and ReversingLabs on Monday jointly released the first-ever production-scale malware research dataset to be made available to the general public that aims to build effective defenses and drive industry-wide improvements in security detection and response. “SoReL-20M” (short for Sophos-ReversingLabs – 20 Million), as it’s called, is a Continue Reading

I set up a TikTok house: a Trump ban would be a huge blow to teenagers | TikTok- Tempemail

As Donald Trump threatens to ban TikTok in the US, the social media app beloved of teenagers has suddenly aroused the interest of an older generation. Many are asking themselves how it got so popular. These days it’s not uncommon to see a group of young people trying to learn Continue Reading

Mark Zuckerberg Down $7 Billion as Huge Companies Continue to Boycott Facebook | Tempemail

Image sourced from Inc Facebook’s stock price is being hammered by a massive boycott of the social media giant’s major advertisers. CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal wealth is also feeling the brunt of the stand-off. As of Saturday last week, Zuckerberg’s net wealth is down around $7 billion, while Facebook’s share Continue Reading

EU says China behind ‘huge wave’ of Covid-19 disinformation | World news- Tempemail

China has been accused by Brussels of running disinformation campaigns inside the European Union, as the bloc set out a plan to tackle a “huge wave” of false facts about the coronavirus pandemic  The European commission said Russia and China were running “targeted influence operations and disinformation campaigns in the Continue Reading

Huge rise in hacking attacks on home workers during lockdown | Technology

Hackers have launched a wave of cyber-attacks trying to exploit British people working from home, as the coronavirus lockdown forces people to use often unfamiliar computer systems. The proportion of attacks targeting home workers increased from 12% of malicious email traffic before the UK’s lockdown began in March to more Continue Reading

NTT Ltd bets big on innovations; sees huge growth coming from India- Tempemail

Read Article Fueled by a fast rising market for data consumption, NTT Ltd is bullish on huge growth coming in from multiple quarters. This can be seen from the launch of Global Data Centers division of NTT Ltd. in India, led by industry veteran, Sharad Sanghi. Explains Sharad Sanghi, CEO, Continue Reading

India’s huge outsourcing industry struggles with work-from-home scenario – Strategy- Tempemail

As the coronavirus pandemic pushes India into lockdown, the call centres and IT services firms that function as the world’s back office are struggling to piece together work-from-home solutions and other business-continuity plans. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday ordered 1.3 billion Indians to stay at home for 21 days Continue Reading