Big tech freezes hiring and threatens to cut “underperformers”
Microsoft, Apple, Google, and Amazon all reveal a dramatic slowdown in hiring new staff.Read more about Microsoft, Apple, Google, and Amazon all reveal a dramatic slowdown in hiring new staff.
Kim Kardashian banned from promoting crypto for three years
Ferrari hit by ransomware, hackers leak 7 GB of data
UK fines four firms for predatory marketing
China-nexus actors abuse live chat platform to spread malware
Metaverse expansion puts virtual-reality addiction into focus
As the metaverse grows, so are concerns about the mental health implications it might have. Pathological virtual-reality use could become a big problem – both similar to and much worse than gaming disorder, which is itself still a contested condition.
India telecoms bill draws fire from human rights group
India’s much-contested proposals to regulate influential platforms such as Whatsapp, Signal, and Facetime have drawn fire from human rights campaigners.
Optus hack: compromised customers need new IDs
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said on Friday Optus had agreed to his public demand the previous day to pay the cost of replacing passports of compromised customers.