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Snapchat cofounders net $2.2B in one week as coronavirus boosts usage
SNAP now boasts 249 million daily active users.
Judge again blocks Trump administration push to ban WeChat in the US
The government has not presented enough evidence that WeChat is a security risk, the judge ruled.
The first 'murder hornets' nest was found, already set to be obliterated
The nest, discovered by scientists in Washington state this week, is set to be wiped out Saturday.
Trump's Twitter hacked after Dutch researcher claims he guessed password
Donald Trump’s Twitter account was allegedly hacked last week, after a Dutch researcher correctly guessed the president’s password: “maga2020!”, Dutch media reported.
Uber and Lyft must reclassify drivers as employees, appeals court finds
In a blow to Uber and Lyft, a California appeals court said Thursday that the companies must reclassify their drivers as employees rather than independent contractors, affirming...
Facebook, Twitter Chiefs to Testify Before Senate on Nov. 17
The chief executive officers of Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. have agreed to testify on Nov. 17 before a Senate panel looking into restrictions their companies put an on articl...
6 fintech trends that will redefine the future of finance
November’s fully virtual Hong Kong FinTech Week features expert speakers, who will share their insights into Fourth Industrial Revolution
US Treasury sanctions Russian research institute over alleged links to dangerous malware
The United States has imposed sanctions on the State Research Center of the Russian Federation FGUP Central Scientific Research Institute of Chemistry and Mechanics, the Treasur...
How to get along with your boss while working remotely
There's one person at work you need to have a good relationship with for the sake of your career: your boss.
Donald Trump’s Twitter password is “maga2020!”, and there’s no 2FA, claims hacker
You don’t need an IQ of 197 to know this is a very bad idea.
Uber Founder Turns Real-Estate Mogul for Ghost Kitchen Startup
Entities tied to Travis Kalanick’s CloudKitchens, a startup that rents out space to businesses that prepare food for delivery, have bought more than 40 properties for more than ...
Facebook Dating is finally coming to Europe after privacy concerns delayed launch
Facebook (FB) has launched its dating service across 32 European countries after it was delayed for several months because of data privacy concerns.
American trustbusters take on Google
IT WAS a long time coming. On October 20th the Department of Justice (DoJ) at last launched a federal antitrust lawsuit against Google. It is the first time American trustbuster...
PayPal to let you buy and sell cryptocurrencies in the US
PayPal has partnered with cryptocurrency company Paxos to launch a new service. PayPal users in the U.S. will soon be able to buy, hold and sell cryptocurrencies. More countries...
Calls for Facebook, Twitter to halt trending sections ahead of election gather steam
The Mozilla Foundation sent a letter on Tuesday to Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey demanding they halt their trending features ahead of the 2020 election.
Justice Department files long-awaited antitrust suit against Google
The Justice Department filed an antitrust lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Google engaged in anticompetitive conduct to preserve monopolies in search and search-advertising that fo...
Hong Kong virtual bank WeLab is live with Temenos
Temenos, the banking software company, today announced that WeLab Bank, Hong Kong’s first homegrown virtual bank, has publicly launched using cloud-native Temenos Transact to pr...
Facebook co-founder helps bankroll Silicon Valley anti-Trump ad blitz
Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz is one of several major contributors from the tech sector who contributed to a last-minute push to flood the airwaves with television ads ai...
New Yorker suspends CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin after exposing himself on a Zoom call
CNN saying he has asked for "time off" while he deals with a "personal issue." Toobin says ‘I thought I had muted the Zoom video’ in apology for masturbating online.
DOJ charges 6 Russian military hackers for worldwide cyberattacks
The Justice Department announced an indictment of six military hackers with the Russian GRU who allegedly carried out a global conspiracy that included cyberattacks against vict...
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