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Facebook says it has invested $13 billion on safety and security over the past five years

Earlier this month, a series of scathing reports from The Wall Street Journal revealed that Facebook knows its social platforms have mechanisms that can cause harm. While sifting through leaked internal documents, the publication found the company ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotSep 21st, 2021

Taiwan companies urged to work together to gain advantage in EV supply chain

The annual output value of Taiwan's automotive electronics exceeded NT$250 billion (US$8.99 billion) in the past year, and there is an opportunity to double growth in the coming four to five years, reaching more than NT$600 billion, according to pres.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News1 hr. 49 min. ago

Yubico is making secure authentication even more affordable

Yubico's new Security Key C NFC offers modern, FIDO-based authentication for security-conscious users on a budget......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News4 hr. 16 min. ago

FCC revokes China Telecom"s authority to operate in the US, cites national security concerns

As the name implies, China Telecom is a Chinese firm and a state-owned one at that. The FCC conducted an investigation (with the assistance of Executive Branch agencies) into the company's operations and determined that, despite its protests, China T.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News9 hr. 16 min. ago

Apple"s Privacy Rules to Blame For Facebook"s Lower Than Expected Quarterly Growth, Says Zuckerberg

Apple's privacy rules are "negatively affecting" Facebook, and its business, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg claimed during its most recent earnings call. MacRumors reports: As a quick refresher, starting with iOS 14.5 and all newer versions of iOS and.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 16 min. ago

Facebook is having a tougher time managing vaccine misinformation than it is letting on, leaks suggest

In public, Facebook has touted the resources it has dedicated to tackling Covid-19 and vaccine misinformation, even scolding US President Joe Biden for his harsh criticism of the company's handling of the issue. In doing so, it claimed that "more tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News10 hr. 17 min. ago

Parasite that replaces a fish"s tongue caught at Texas state park

An unknown person working at Galveston Island Sate Park, Texas Parks and Wildlife, has posted a picture of a unique fish that was caught at the park on Facebook—it has no natural tongue. Instead, it has a tongue made up of a group of parasites know.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 16 min. ago

Addressing the impact of COVID on firearm-related abuse and its impact on public safety

Kellie Lynch, associate professor in the UTSA Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice is addressing the critical link between the COVID-19 pandemic and firearm-related abuse and the need for safety planning......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 16 min. ago

Facebook Says It"s Refocusing Company on "Serving Young Adults"

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he's redirected teams within his company to "make serving young adults their north star." The comment, made on a call with investors this afternoon, speaks to Facebooks' concerns about declining usage among teens and.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 16 min. ago

Tech"s Message To the Hill: We"re Not Facebook

TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat will appear before Congress Tuesday with a key priority: distinguishing their practices from Facebook's. From a report: Facebook is under attack, and its tech peers don't want to get caught in the crossfire as lawmakers m.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 16 min. ago

TikTok, YouTube and Snap execs in Senate hot seat over social media"s impact on kids

Executives from TikTok, Snap and YouTube were grilled by Senators on Tuesday about the steps their platforms are taking to protect their young users, weeks after a Facebook executive faced tough questions on the same issue......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News14 hr. 17 min. ago

New Yubico security keys let you log in with a tap to your USB-C port

Yubico's Security C NFC brings a USB-C security key at a lower price. Enlarge (credit: Yubico) Because of its power delivery, high transfer rates, and Thunderbolt capabilities, USB-C has become ubiquitous on modern devices. T.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News16 hr. 49 min. ago

Tesla"s Model 3 is the first EV to top the European monthly sales charts

Tesla Model 3 was released five years ago, and since then, it has received a restyle to increase driving range and add a few more features to the fastback sedan. The latest version of the EV also came with a refreshed interior, an electric trunk and.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News19 hr. 48 min. ago

Tesla increases base models" prices after record $1.6 billion profit in Q3

Tesla published its Q3 earnings report back on Wednesday, amassing over $13.7 billion in revenue and $1.6 billion in profit, despite the ongoing chip shortage and multiple shipment delays of the restyled Model S and Model X. At the moment, the EV com.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News19 hr. 48 min. ago

Facebook to refocus its efforts toward serving younger users

Facebook, plagued by more controversy than usual recently, has found itself knee-deep in another problem following reports that it misled investors over declining teen and young adult user numbers. Both groups are spending less time on the social net.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News19 hr. 48 min. ago

Facebook misses on Q3 revenue expectations, blames Apple"s ATT changes

For the three months ending in September, Facebook recorded revenues of $29 billion, which is a 35 percent year-over-year increase. Net income reached $9.19 billion, with earnings of $3.22 per diluted share. For reference, analysts were expecting rev.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News19 hr. 48 min. ago

Video: Why net zero (and what is it?)

"There is no way we are going to be able to ban the entire world from using fossil fuels in time to meet our climate goals," warns Professor Myles Allen, the Oxford expert credited with first demonstrating, 15 years ago, the need for net-zero carbon.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 48 min. ago

Between the lines, Morrison"s plan has coal on the way out, with the future bright

The most striking feature of Prime Minister Scott Morrison's long-term emissions reduction plan outlined on Tuesday is not the long-telegraphed commitment to net-zero emissions by 2050, or the promise of a A$20 billion clean energy program (around 0.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 48 min. ago

Hackers are abusing a Craigslist security flaw to infect devices

Users begin seeing shady notifications about ads in violation of Craigslist company policy......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News20 hr. 48 min. ago

Microsoft 365 will soon offer extra security configuration

Microsoft 365 will soon support custom ARC configurations to further boost the anti-spoofing mechanisms for the platform......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Windows 11 users could be set for a significant security upgrade

Microsoft reportedly readying an improved Windows Defender for Windows 11......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021