Phone wet and won’t turn on? Here’s what to do with water damage (hint: putting it in rice won’t work) | Smartphones

If you’ve ever gotten your phone wet in the rain, dropped it in water or spilt liquid over it, you’re not alone. One study suggests 25% of smartphone users have damaged their smartphone with water or some other kind of liquid. Liquid penetrating a smartphone can affect the device in Continue Reading

Citrix Acquires SaaS Work Management Solutions Company, Wrike – Tempemail

Image sourced from The Business Journals Citrix has officially completed its acquisition of Wrike – a SaaS collaborative work management solutions company – for approximately $2.25 billion. Through the acquisition, Citrix is expected to deliver a comprehensive cloud-based work platform where employees and teams can securely access, collaborate and execute Continue Reading

SolarWinds hack was work of ‘at least 1,000 engineers’, tech executives tell Senate | Technology

Sign up for the Guardian Today US newsletter Tech executives revealed that a historic cybersecurity breach that affected about 100 US companies and nine federal agencies was larger and more sophisticated than previously known. The revelations came during a hearing of the US Senate’s select committee on intelligence on Tuesday Continue Reading

Australian government ready to pursue Facebook and Twitter if misinformation code doesn’t work | Australia news- Tempemail

The Australian government has not ruled out taking tougher action against social media giants like Facebook and Twitter if a new industry-developed code fails to limit the spread of misinformation and disinformation on their platforms. The new code of practice, developed by industry organisation Digi and released on Monday, has Continue Reading

Gongbang videos: why the world has gone wild for 12-hour films of people studying | Work & careers- Tempemail

Name: Gongbang. Age: First reported in 2018, although it may have been going on for a decade before that. Appearance: An online video genre catering to a particular taste. I’ll bet. What’s in these videos? Unedited footage of people studying quietly, often for up to 12 hours. The name led Continue Reading

Salesforce shifts away from in-person work: ‘The 9-to-5 workday is dead’ | San Francisco

Salesforce has become the latest tech company in San Francisco to signal a transition away from in-person work, declaring the “9-to-5 workday is dead”. The city’s largest private employer announced on Tuesday it would permanently allow many employees to work from home, even after it becomes safe to return to Continue Reading

‘Touching fish’ craze see China’s youth find ways to laze amid ‘996’ work culture | China

On the Chinese microblogging platform Weibo, enthusiastic slackers share their tips: fill up a thermos with whisky, do planks or stretches in the work pantry at regular intervals, drink litres of water to prompt lots of trips to the toilet on work time and, once there, spend time on social Continue Reading

We must work harder to separate fact from fiction, says Tim Davie | Tim Davie- Tempemail

The problem posed by disinformation online is increasingly serious, the BBC’s director general has said. Tim Davie told the Radio Times: “Traditional journalism has been playing catchup in the disinformation world.” He added that 2020 has repeatedly highlighted the dangers of the internet as conspiracy theories about coronavirus and the Continue Reading