Twitter proposes a $809 million settlement to end a Securities Exchange Act lawsuit

On Monday, Twitter issued a press release stating that it would settle a 2016 class-action lawsuit for $809.6 million. The suit alleged that the company had misled investors in 2014 about its growth and monthly active user (MAU) count in violation of.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotSep 21st, 2021

Young Optics 3Q21 operating profit hits 12-quarter high

Optical module and component maker Young Optics has reported operating profit of NT$41.7 million (US$1.5 million) for third-quarter 2021, the highest quarterly level since fourth-quarter 2018, hiking 145.81% sequentially......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News60 min. ago

Judge turns down Activision"s request to pause California sexual harassment lawsuit over ethics violations

Activision Blizzard has been under investigation by multiple groups in the US in recent months for sexual harassment and discrimination against its female employees. The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) opened a lawsuit aga.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News12 hr. 27 min. ago

150 People Arrested in International Darknet Opioid Probe

Some 150 people were arrested worldwide and more than $31.6 million in cash and virtual currencies were seized during a 10-month international investigation into opioid trafficking through darknet marketplaces, the Department of Justice announced Tue.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago

Mozilla removes popular Firefox add-ons used by nearly a million people

Mozilla found popular add-ons were misusing a key API to prevent users from fetching updates......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News17 hr. 27 min. ago

A patch for eFootball 2022, Steam"s worst game of all time, has been delayed

The 0.9.1 patch for eFootball 2022 was initially supposed to land on October 28, but the game's official Twitter account confirmed this has been pushed back to early next month. The delay apparently allows extra time to "ensure the experience is impr.....»»

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

Intel Core i5-12600K CPU-Z benchmarks possibly leaked

Two leaks appeared on Twitter over the weekend claiming to show CPU-Z benchmarks for the Core i5-12600K at stock and overclocked speeds. The person who posted the overclocked benchmark says they can't confirm whether or not it's real......»»

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

Mozilla removes popular Firefox add-ons used by nearly 500 million people

Mozilla found popular add-ons were misusing a key API to prevent users from fetching updates......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News20 hr. 27 min. ago

Smokey the AI

The 2020 fire season in the United States was the worst in at least 70 years, with some 4 million hectares burned on the west coast alone. These West Coast fires killed at least 37 people, destroyed hundreds of structures, caused nearly US $20 bill.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Deel Raises $425 Million for Remote Hiring

The new funding values the remote hiring company at $5.5 billion, and will fuel expansion of its global payroll and compliance tools. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Contentstack Acquires CMS Division, Openprise Raises $16 Million and More News

Contenstack acquires CMS division of Raw Engineering, Openprise raises $16 million, and more customer experience and digital marketing software news. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Twitter"s algorithm favours right-leaning politics, research finds

The social-media giant has found tweets from parties on the political right are "amplified" more......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Ammonia synthesis by mechanocatalysis in a ball mill

A breakthrough in the fight against hunger, three Nobel Prizes, and 150 million tonnes of annual production—yet still a tricky topic for research: For over 100 years, the chemical industry has been using the Haber-Bosch process to convert atmospher.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Man sues Apple for $1,383 over refusal to repair an iPhone 12 that was under warranty

Insider reports that Theodore A. Kim's lawsuit, filed in small claims court, is the result of Apple employees refusing to repair his iPhone 12, which he claims is under warranty until October 2022......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Tackling a 40 million-year-old conundrum

Silicate minerals are the major components of most rocks. When these minerals on the Earth's surface come into contact with water, they partially dissolve as they react with carbon dioxide in the water. This dissolved material is then transported via.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Australia plans to force parental consent for minors on social media

Australia plans to make social media companies obtain parental consent for users under the age of 16 and is threatening fines of up to 10 million Australian dollars ($7.5 million) for internet platforms which fail to comply, under draft legislation p.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Digital Nomad Communities Want to Build the Infrastructure for an Internet Country

It's estimated there are 10.9 million digital nomads just in the U.S. — and two digital nomads writing for The Next Web point out they're just part of a larger trend. "As of 2021, there are over 35 million digital nomads Are they also about t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 24th, 2021

The Man Who Stole and Then Sold Data on 178 Million Facebook Users Gets Sued by Facebook

"Facebook has filed a lawsuit on Friday against a Ukrainian national for allegedly scraping its website and selling the personal data of more than 178 million users on an underground cybercrime forum," reports the Record. According to court documents.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 24th, 2021

Astronomers Find Nascent Exploding Star, "Rosetta Stone" of All Supernovas

"A star located 60 million light years away went supernova last year, and astronomers managed to capture all stages of the stellar explosion using telescopes both on the ground and in space," reports Gizmodo. Long-time Slashdot reader spaceman375 sh.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2021

Facebook Fined Record £50m By UK Competition Watchdog

"The BBC is reporting that Facebook has been fined a record £50 million by the UK's Competition and Markets Authority," writes long-time Slashdot reader Hope Thelps, "for deliberately failing to provide required information" (pertaining to Face.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2021

App cuts through Jakarta"s notorious gridlock

Jakarta is often derided as the most congested city in the world with an estimated 5.5 million vehicles on the road -- just 2 percent of which is public transport......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2021