SEC obtains Wall Street firms’ private chats in probe of WhatsApp, Signal use

Execs' "messages discussing business have been handed to the SEC," report says. Enlarge / A woman walks past a WhatsApp logo during a Meta event in Mumbai, India in September 2023. (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) The.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaSep 26th, 2023

Private timberland from Washington to California lost billions in value due to wildfires

A new study from Oregon State University estimates that wildfire and drought caused $11.2 billion in economic losses to privately owned timberland in California, Oregon and Washington over the past two decades......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 5 min. ago

Meta Announces Major Updates for Messenger App

While E2EE has been available on Messenger for some time now, this new update now makes it default across chats and calls done in Messenger. The post Meta Announces Major Updates for Messenger App appeared first on Phandroid. Meta recently.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News3 hr. 32 min. ago

Meta introduces default end-to-end encryption for Messenger and Facebook

Meta is introducing default end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for chats and calls across Messenger and Facebook, the company revealed on Wednesday. Rolling out E2EE for Messenger and Facebook E2EE ensures that messages content is only visible to the perso.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News3 hr. 32 min. ago

WhatsApp now lets you send self-destructing voice messages

WhatsApp has offered self-destructing photo and video messages since 2021, and now it's expanded the feature to voice messages......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 33 min. ago

WhatsApp launches self-destructing voice messages to Android and iOS

Temporary voice messages allows for more privacy protection although there are a few restrictions to be aware of......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News19 hr. 5 min. ago

Meta defies FBI opposition to encryption, brings E2EE to Facebook, Messenger

Default E2EE rolling out now but will take months to reach all 1 billion users. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Chesnot ) Meta has started enabling end-to-end encryption (E2EE) by default for chats and calls on Messenger.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News22 hr. 5 min. ago

Making extremely thing lubricating films predictable: Extension of the Reynolds equation by a non-linear wall slip law

When an electric vehicle accelerates, the motor generates maximum forces and enormous pressures act on the gears of the electric drivetrain. Surface meets surface, metal meets metal. If there were no lubricating film to allow the gears to slide more.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsDec 7th, 2023

Green Card Lottery applicants see private data leaked online

Green Card lottery applicants have private data leaked online, available to anyone who knew where to look......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsDec 7th, 2023

Netskope rolls out NewEdge’s seamless localized experience

Netskope has unveiled the completion of the rollout of Localization Zones to its NewEdge security private cloud offering a localized experience for 220 countries and territories, including every non-embargoed UN member state. While a move to a cloud.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsDec 7th, 2023

Tesla shipments blocked by Norwegian workers as labor dispute spreads

Norway's largest private sector labor union will block transit shipments of Tesla cars meant for the Swedish market as one of Denmark's largest pension funds sell its holdings in Tesla over the EV maker's refusal to enter into agreements with Swedish.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsDec 7th, 2023

Study offers correction for better calculations for the magnetic properties of neodymium compounds

High-energy neutron scattering is a powerful tool in spectroscopy, allowing researchers to probe the physical and chemical properties of many different materials......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2023

Businesses gain upper hand with GenAI integration

Firms that actively harness generative AI to enhance experiences, offerings, and productivity will realize outsized growth and will outpace their competition, according to Forrester. Between July and September 2023, the number of enterprises that are.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsDec 6th, 2023

NASA"s interstellar mapping probe prepares for a 2025 launch

Engineers at NASA have completed an important milestone in developing the Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe (IMAP) spacecraft. It's now moving from development and design to the assembly, testing, and integration phase, targeting a launch i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 5th, 2023

You can use Microsoft Teams to send text messages. Here’s how

You can create individual SMS chats or group chats easily via Microsoft Teams, or use your Android device to access Teams SMS chats......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 5th, 2023

Russian hackers use old Outlook vulnerability to target Polish orgs (CVE-2023-23397)

Russian state-backed hacking group Forest Blizzard (aka Fancy Bear, aka APT28) has been using a known Microsoft Outlook vulnerability (CVE-2023-23397) to target public and private entities in Poland, Polish Cyber Command has warned. Compromising emai.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsDec 5th, 2023

"Forever chemicals" in thousands of private wells near military sites, study finds

Water tests show nearly 3,000 private wells located near 63 active and former U.S. military bases are contaminated with "forever chemicals" at levels higher than what federal regulators consider safe for drinking......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsDec 5th, 2023

WhatsApp photo and video quality finally being fixed for iOS users

If you’ve ever sent or received photos or videos via WhatsApp, you’ve probably been frustrated by the awful quality of them. The chat app down-rezzes both to a truly appalling degree. But a new update to the iOS app fixes this by finally allowing.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsDec 5th, 2023

Instagram and Facebook Messenger chats are being disconnected this month

Meta is beginning the process of disconnecting the ability to have “cross-app chats” with your Instagram contacts via Facebook Messenger and vice-versa. more….....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsDec 5th, 2023

This accessory solves the biggest problem with Philips Hue smart bulbs

Philips Hue bulbs are one of the easiest ways to give your existing light fixtures smart home capabilities, including through Apple’s HomeKit platform. The problem with Philips Hue switches is that whenever a wall light switch is flipped off, the s.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsDec 5th, 2023

Why are people still flying to climate conferences by private jet?

Rishi Sunak, David Cameron and King Charles are just three of the more than 70,000 delegates from nearly 200 countries at the latest UN climate summit in Dubai, COP28. But they are among hundreds who will have traveled there by private jet. In fact,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 4th, 2023