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Twitch Will Ban Users For "Severe Misconduct" That Occurs Away From Its Site

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: Live-streaming service Twitch will ban users for offenses such as hate-group membership or credible threats of mass violence that occur entirely away from the site, in a new approach to moderating the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotApr 8th, 2021

MI5 Warns of Spies Using LinkedIn To Trick Staff Into Spilling Secrets

According to the United Kingdom's Security Service, known as MI5, hostile states are creating fake LinkedIn profiles to trick users into spilling secrets. The BBC reports: At least 10,000 UK nationals have been approached by fake profiles linked to h.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 59 min. ago

Venmo’s new crypto service lets you buy and sell bitcoin, ether, and litecoin

PayPal subsidiary Venmo rolls crypto platform out to users starting today. Enlarge / Promotional image of Crypto on Venmo. (credit: Venmo) The PayPal-owned Venmo service will let users buy, sell, and hold bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies wit.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 31 min. ago

Archaeologists: Site of Harriet Tubman"s father"s home found

Archaeologists in Maryland say they believe they have found the homesite of famed abolitionist Harriet Tubman's father......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 59 min. ago

A gene finding links severe canine juvenile epilepsy to mitochondrial dysfunction

In a study conducted at the University of Helsinki, researchers found a cause for severe epilepsy resulting in death in Parson Russell Terrier puppies at a few months of age. A change in the PITRM1 gene can lead to a dysfunction of mitochondria, the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 59 min. ago

The Windows 10 app store could major update that includes Win32 support

A new Windows 10 app store could deliver major design changes and also solve the app gap problems that developers and Windows users have long complained about......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 59 min. ago

Moz Announces New Beta Performance Metrics Suite

Moz announces the launch of Performance Metrics suite, a new beta feature within the Site Crawl toolset in Moz Pro. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News13 hr. 31 min. ago

Google Play apps steal texts and pepper you with unauthorized purchases

Google removes eight apps after receiving report from researchers. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Security researchers have uncovered a batch of Google Play apps that stole users’ text messages and made unauthorized purchases on users’ dim.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News18 hr. 59 min. ago

Mass fossil site may prove tyrannosaurs lived in packs

Ferocious tyrannosaur dinosaurs may not have been solitary predators as long envisioned, but more like social carnivores such as wolves, new research unveiled Monday found......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Facebook is expanding Spotify partnership with new ‘Boombox’ project

Facebook is deepening its relationship with music company Spotify and will allow users to listen to music hosted on Spotify while browsing through its apps as part of a new initiative called “Project Boombox,” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Ford begins offering COVID-19 vaccinations at some plants

The automaker is offering on-site shots at some facilities in Michigan, Ohio and Missouri with plans to expand to additional plants......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Mark Zuckerberg Announces Facebook is Working on a Clubhouse Clone

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Monday announced that the company is building audio features where users can engage in real-time conversations with others, similar to the app Clubhouse, which gained a lot of buzz in Silicon Valley circles earlier thi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Apple confirms it will allow Parler to return to App Store

Apple will reinstate Parler on its App Store following its multi-month ban, according to a letter Apple has sent to Sen. Mike Lee and Rep. Ken Buck, which was made public this morning via a post on Congressman Buck’s Twitter. TechCrunch also ob.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Where are the women on the Spanish-language Wikipedia site?

With its more than 40 million articles in 301 different languages, Wikipedia is one of the largest human collaboration efforts in history. One of the main pillars on which this wish to bring together the sum of all knowledge is based is the achieveme.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Microsoft’s Xbox Cloud Gaming service enters iOS and PC beta this week

Microsoft's Xbox Cloud Gaming is entering beta for iOS and PC users this week, with invites being sent out to select Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Salone del Mobile expected to go ahead as Italian government lifts coronavirus ban on trade fairs

Milan's Salone del Mobile looks set to take place in September after the Italian government announced that trade shows will be allowed to take place from 1 July. Read more Milan's Salone del Mobile looks set to take place in September after.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Diet ID wins TechCrunch’s Detroit City Spotlight pitch-off — Watch the event here

TechCrunch just hosted its first pitch-off in Detroit and we’re pleased to announce Diet ID won the event. The company, based in Detroit and founded in 2016 by Dr. David Katz, gives users a clinically tested approach to dietary assessment and m.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Facebook now lets users export posts and notes to Google Docs, Blogger and WordPress.com

Facebook today announced a new feature that will allow users to export their Facebook posts and notes to a number of third-party services. Although the company has long since offered tools that let you download the information you’ve posted to.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

A US ban on kangaroo leather would be an animal welfare disaster and a missed farming opportunity

The US Congress is considering a proposed law to ban the import and sale of kangaroo parts. Backed by a campaign called Kangaroos Are Not Shoes, the bill is aimed at stopping Nike, Adidas and other big brands from using kangaroo leather in their prod.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Power Plants Become Bitcoin-Mining Operations. Are There Alternatives?

The New York Focus site writes: A decade ago, the bankrupt owner of the Greenidge power plant in Dresden, New York, sold the uncompetitive coal-fired relic for scrap and surrendered its operating permits. For the next seven years, the plant sat idle.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 18th, 2021

Facebook Urged To Reconsider Its Plans for an Instagram for Children

Instagram for kids is a terrible idea, argues a columnist for the Observer. And yet: In March, Buzzfeed reported on Facebook's plans to develop a product for those too young to sign up to Instagram officially, as the platform requires users to be at.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 18th, 2021