Watch out for the new ‘ghost hackers’

[ad_1] Imagine if this happened to you. Your spouse passed away and a few weeks after the funeral, you get a message from them that says, “Hi, hope you’re having a great day.” Other friends report they’re getting similar messages from your spouse. Some messages offer big returns in crypto investments. Join over 500,000 people … Read more

Google workers stage sit-ins to protest company’s work with Israel

[ad_1] SAN FRANCISCO — A group of Google employees staged sit-ins at two of the company’s offices Tuesday to protest the tech giant’s work with the Israeli government, escalating the conflict inside tech companies over the war in Gaza and whether U.S. companies should sell their technology to Israel. Protesters at Google’s Sunnyvale, Calif., offices … Read more

Trump Media launching Truth Social streaming service, where it says creators “won’t be cancelled”

[ad_1] Trump Media & Technology Group on Tuesday announced plans to start a streaming TV platform to air news, film and other content the company claims other media outlets refuse to show. The announcement comes three weeks after Trump Media began trading on the Nasdaq stock market, briefly valuing the company at $10.8 billion. After … Read more

What’s with all the black-and-white logos for apps?

[ad_1] When I intend to work out with the Peloton app, I sometimes accidentally tap Wahoo, a different exercise app on my phone. Or sometimes my finger mistakenly wanders to another fitness-related app from 4iiii. I get these apps mixed up because their logos all have white text on a black background. My brain can’t … Read more

Apple App Store – Top Apps

[ad_1] Top Free iPhone Apps (US): 1. Temu: Shop Like a Billionaire, Temu 2. Threads, an Instagram app, Instagram, Inc. 3. SHEIN – Shopping Online, ROADGET BUSINESS PTE. LTD. 4. Google, Google 5. CapCut – Video Editor, Bytedance Pte. Ltd 6. TikTok, TikTok Ltd. 7. The Masters Tournament, Augusta National, Inc. 8. WhatsApp Messenger, WhatsApp … Read more

Microsoft invests $1.5 billion in AI firm G42, overseen by UAE’s national security adviser

[ad_1] REDMOND, Wash. — Microsoft is investing $1.5 billion in a technology firm based in the United Arab Emirates and overseen by the country’s powerful national security adviser. Microsoft and the technology holding company G42 announced the deal Tuesday. As part of the agreement, Microsoft’s president, Brad Smith, will join G42’s board of directors. The … Read more

Amazon HQ2 was supposed to add jobs last year. It shed them instead.

[ad_1] Amazon has fallen so far behind schedule in creating new jobs at its Northern Virginia headquarters that its workforce at those offices shrank last year, the company confirmed, underscoring how a project that it had initially pitched as an economic jolt is instead hitting a slowdown. Following a much-hyped sweepstakes across North America several … Read more

The Paris Olympics’ One Sure Thing: Cyberattacks

[ad_1] In his office on one of the upper floors of the headquarters of the Paris Olympic organizing committee, Franz Regul has no doubt what is coming. “We will be attacked,” said Mr. Regul, who leads the team responsible for warding off cyberthreats against this year’s Summer Games in Paris. Companies and governments around the … Read more