Month: April 2020

Cloud-giant-with-a-gift-shop gearing up for the long game Amazon today reported $75.5bn in revenue for the first quarter of 2020, higher than expected though eroded by exceptional expenses. And it told investors to get used to its free spending ways during the coronavirus pandemic. “Providing for customers and protecting employees as this crisis continues for more
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From URL to UR-Hell Short-video biz Quibi, airline JetBlue, shopping site Wish, and several other companies leaked million of people’s email addresses to ad-tracking and analytics firms through HTTP request headers, it is claimed. According to findings published Wednesday by Zach Edwards, of digital strategy firm Victory Medium, these businesses have spilled these contact details
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Supply chain issues will be hit hard as workers get sick Analysis The US Department of Defense is building machine learning tools to help predict critical food and medicine shortages as America grapples with the coronavirus pandemic. Supply chains are buckling under the strain of COVID-19 as meat processing plants, factories, and warehouses wind down
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The Social Network™ is predictably busy but says that won’t last Facebook will defer $3bn of spending on infrastructure because it’s hard to build data centres while working from home. The Social Network™ had planned to spend $17-$19bn on infrastructure – data centers, servers, office buildings and network infrastructure – during 2020. It now expects
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Make sure you update your software with these critical fixes Adobe has emitted fixes for multiple remote code execution holes in Illustrator and its Bridge code. Those who rely on Adobe Illustrator version 24.0.2 for Windows, or earlier builds, will want to make sure they install APSB20-20, the latest round of security fixes for the drawing
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Google Meet has become a popular video conferencing solution, adding roughly 30 lakh users every day. The platform, earlier known as Google Hangouts Meet, was initially known amongst large-scale organisations, enterprise customers, and establishments such as schools. However, with the spread of the coronavirus outbreak that has pushed a large number of people to start
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At one point in time, Facebook forced you to hand over your phone number in order to set up 2FA (two-factor authentication). However, since 2018, Facebook has no longer required you to provide a phone number, meaning anyone can now use 2FA on Facebook. For the uninitiated, two-factor authentication offers an extra layer of security
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