‘I blamed myself’: how stigma stops Arab women reporting online abuse

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The first pornographic picture sent shivers of shock through Amal as she stared in horror at the phone screen. Until now, she had responded politely to the older man Läs mer…

Court tells Uber to reinstate five UK drivers sacked by automated process

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Uber has been ordered to reinstate five British drivers who were struck off from its ride-hailing app by robot technology. The five drivers, backed by the App Drivers & Läs mer…

Coinbase, US’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, makes Nasdaq debut

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The soaring value of cryptocurrencies added another name to the list of the world’s wealthiest billionaires on Wednesday with the introduction of Coinbase, the US’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, on Läs mer…

FBI hacks vulnerable US computers to fix malicious malware

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The FBI has been hacking into the computers of US companies running insecure versions of Microsoft software in order to fix them, the US Department of Justice has announced. Läs mer…

Facebook knew of Honduran president’s manipulation campaign – and let it continue for 11 months

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook allowed the president of Honduras to artificially inflate the appearance of popularity on his posts for nearly a year after the company was first alerted to the activity. Läs mer…

Just say no: negativity is secret of political tweet success, study finds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; You’ve treated your Twitter followers to a pithy 280-character comment about the government’s latest gaffe – but what gives your tweet the fuel to spread like wildfire? It’s how Läs mer…

‘Facebook isn’t interested in countries like ours’: Azerbaijan troll network returns months after ban

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook has allowed a state-backed harassment campaign targeting independent news outlets and opposition politicians in Azerbaijan to return to its platform, less than six months after it banned the Läs mer…

How Facebook let fake engagement distort global politics: a whistleblower's account

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Shortly before Sophie Zhang lost access to Facebook’s systems, she published one final message on the company’s internal forum, a farewell tradition at Facebook known as a “badge post”. Läs mer…

Another huge data breach, another stony silence from Facebook | Carole Cadwalladr

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Half a billion Facebook users’ accounts stolen. Personal information compromised. Telephone numbers and birth dates drifting across the internet being used for God knows what. And for four days, Läs mer…

Amazon workers in Alabama vote against forming company’s first union

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon has won a victory in its hard-fought campaign to stop workers at an Alabama warehouse forming the company’s first union, in a tough blow for the US labor Läs mer…

Facebook will not notify more than 530m users exposed in 2019 breach

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Sign up for the Guardian Today US newsletter Facebook has not notified the more-than 530m users whose details were exposed on a hacker forum in 2019 and has no Läs mer…

AstraZeneca vaccine scientists set for £22m payday in New York float

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Prof Sarah Gilbert, the Oxford University scientist who lead the team that created the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, is set for a payday of more than £20m as the vaccine Läs mer…

How US Capitol attack surveillance methods could be used against protesters

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Sign up for the Guardian’s First Thing newsletter Over the past months, federal law enforcement has used a wide variety of surveillance technologies to track down rioters who participated Läs mer…

Convenience has a human cost. So I am quitting Amazon Prime | Arwa Mahdawi

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Oral hygiene chews for petite dogs. Space-saving storage bags. Disposable face masks. High-protein small-breed dry dog food. Non-drowsy antihistamine. Behold my recent Amazon purchases! As you can see, I Läs mer…

Your 'smart home' is watching – and possibly sharing your data with the police | Albert Fox Cahn and Justin Sherman

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; You may have a roommate you have never met. And even worse, they are nosy. They track what you watch on TV, they track when you leave the lights Läs mer…

LG to pull out of mobile phone market

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; South Korean electronics manufacturer LG has decided to wind down its mobile phones unit after admitting defeat in the global smartphone market. LG said on Monday it had made Läs mer…

Who needs Twitter? Trump wishes happy Easter to 'radical left crazies'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump is reportedly working on a social media platform of his own, after being banned from Twitter and Facebook for inciting the Capitol riot. He has also launched Läs mer…

Details from 500 million Facebook users found on website for hackers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Details from more than 500 million Facebook users have been found available on a website for hackers. The information appears to be several years old but it is another Läs mer…

Amazon apology to Democrat includes admission drivers urinate in bottles

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon has apologized to the congressman Mark Pocan, admitting to scoring an “own goal” in its initial denial of his suggestion its drivers were sometimes forced to urinate in Läs mer…

'The fuse has been lit': union leaders hope Amazon effort will boost support across US

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Counting is currently under way for the historic union election at Amazon’s warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, and union organizers and leaders throughout the labor movement are hoping the effort Läs mer…

Web giants must stop cashing in on pension scam misery, say MPs

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Ministers must force tech giants such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft to stop the “immoral” practice of profiting from the £10bn of pension fraud committed by internet scammers, a Läs mer…

‘They can see us in the dark’: migrants grapple with hi-tech fortress EU

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Khaled has been playing “the game” for a year now. A former law student, he left Afghanistan in 2018, driven by precarious economic circumstances and fear for his security, Läs mer…

Google criticised for failing to remove antisemitic Auschwitz reviews

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Google has said it “must do better” at removing what campaigners called “sickening” and “grotesque” antisemitic content following an investigation by the Guardian. More than 150 antisemitic comments were Läs mer…

'Just write STOP': the teenager helping Polish women flee abuse

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In April 2020, weeks after Poland went into its first Covid-19 lockdown, Krysia Paszko, a 17-year-old high school pupil, watched a TV report about Europe’s surge in domestic violence Läs mer…

'Digital home' sells for $500,000 in latest NFT sale

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In what might be most easily understood as the most expensive game of the Sims to ever be played, a “digital home” set within a Mars-like landscape has sold Läs mer…

Global shortage in computer chips 'reaches crisis point'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Consumers are facing price rises and shortages of products from TVs and mobile phones to cars and games consoles as a global shortage in semiconductors grows. The shortage in Läs mer…

Facebook building a version of Instagram for children under 13

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook is considering launching a version of its popular photo social media platform, Instagram, for children under the age of 13. BuzzFeed News first reported Facebook announced in an Läs mer…

Oscars 2021 ceremony will be in-person and Zoom-free, producers say

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Oscars ceremony in April will be an intimate, in-person gathering, held without Zoom and limited to nominees, presenters and their guests, the producers said on Thursday. Due to Läs mer…