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Kevin Mitnick: Hacker to Cybersecurity Expert – RIP #1682
July 20, 2023

Renowned former hacker, Kevin Mitnick, passed away on July 16th at 59 following a battle with pancreatic cancer. Mitnicks hacking exploits spanned from his youth in the 70s until his capture in 1995.

AI’s Impact on Young Careers #1681
July 17, 2023

The rise of generative AI in automating mundane tasks, traditionally assigned to entry-level workers, is causing concern among young workers. This technology is seen as a threat to their career develo

Tax Firms Accused of Sharing Sensitive Data with Google, Meta #1680
July 13, 2023

A report by seven US lawmakers reveals that US tax preparation firms, including TaxAct, TaxSlayer, and H&R Block, have been sharing sensitive taxpayer data with tech giants Google and Meta. The compan

Meta’s Threads App Surpasses 30 Million Signups #1679
July 06, 2023

Metas new application, Threads, designed to compete with Twitter, hit a record-breaking milestone with over 30 million signups on its first day of global availability. Overseen by Instagram CEO Adam

Meta’s AI Algorithm #1678
June 29, 2023

Meta has offered a detailed insight into how its AI algorithms decide the content users see on Facebook and Instagram. The company has rolled out 22 card systems explaining how content is ranked for F

Public Opinion on AI Concerns #1677
June 26, 2023

A poll by The Verge, Vox Medias Insights and Research team, and research consultancy firm The Circus surveying 2,000 US adults provide fresh insights on public sentiment towards artificial intelligen

Google’s Pixel Outshines iPhone in New Ads #1676
June 22, 2023

Google has released a quirky ad campaign for Pixel phones, dubbed Best Phones Forever, that humorously highlights the shortcomings of iPhones compared to Pixel phones. The campaign showcases the sup

Opaque Algorithm Changes by Facebook Leave Publishers in the Dark #1675
June 19, 2023

Website owners are learning again not to trust third-party sites to drive website traffic. A sudden and unexpected change in Facebooks algorithm during May 2023 has resulted in a significant decrease

Samsung Ex-Executive Arrested for Alleged Chip Tech Theft #1674
June 12, 2023

I am sure, in a bid to steal tech for the Chinese. A former Samsung Electronics executive, who previously served as vice president at SK Hynix, has been indicted in South Korea for purportedly stealin

Content Writer Shifts to Trade Work Amid OpenAI’s ChatGPT Disruption
June 05, 2023

I keep saying that ChatGPT is going to cause a lot of folks to lose their jobs. Eric Fein, a content writer, experienced a significant drop in business when 10 of his clients replaced him with OpenAI