YouTube To Distribute $100M Among Top ‘Shorts’ Creators
YouTube is creating a $100 million fund to pay people who make clips for Shorts
App Stopped Over $1.5 Billion In Potentially Fraudulent Transactions In 2020
Apple’s combination of sophisticated technology and human expertise protected customers from more than $1.5 billion in potentially fraudulent transactions, preventing the attempted theft of their money, information, and time — and kept nearly a million risky and vulnerable new apps out of their hands.
What Is A Botnet?
A botnet is a number of Internet-connected devices, each of which is running one or more bots. Botnets can be used to perform Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks, steal data, send spam, and allow the attacker to access the device and its connection.
How To Defend Against DDoS Attacks
In a DDoS attack, An attacker uses a number of machines across the internet (or what’s called a “botnet”). Those machines send a high volume of fake traffic to the target site, all in an attempt to overload server resources and bring the site down.
Instagram Will Let You Add Pronouns To Your Profile
Facebook-owned Instagram announced a new feature where people can add pronouns to their profile, the company announced.
Facebook’s Will Remind You To Read The Article Before You Share It
The social media giant Facebook is all set to start testing a new pop-up feature that will ask users if they are certain about wanting to share an article if if haven’t opened it.
Samsung Unveils Industry-First Memory Module Incorporating New CXL Interconnect Standard
Samsung unveiled the industry’s first memory module supporting the new Compute Express Link (CXL) interconnect standard. Integrated with Samsung’s Double Data Rate 5 (DDR5) technology, this CXL-based module will enable server systems to significantly scale memory capacity and bandwidth, accelerating artificial intelligence (AI) and high-performance computing (HPC) workloads in data centers.
Clubhouse Is Now Available In The Play Store
Audio-based social media app Clubhouse released its Android app. It will be available in beta on Google’s mobile OS today, allowing users to sign up and participate in its audio-only chat rooms.
‘Out Of Control’ Chinese Rocket Falls Over Indian Ocean
An out-of-control 100-foot-tall, 22-metric-tonne Chinese rocket has finally fallen to Earth over the Indian Ocean near the Maldives.
Colonial Pipeline Halts All Operations After Cyber Attack
Colonial Pipeline, the largest U.S. refined products pipeline operator, has halted all operations after it fell victim to a cybersecurity attack on Friday
Over 128M iOS Users Affected By XcodeGhost Malware
More than 128 million iOS users were allegedly affected by the “XcodeGhost” malware which first surfaced in 2015 — responsible for injecting malware into several iPhone and iPad apps that were subsequently uploaded to the App Store.
Twitter Testing Tip Jar Feature Globally On iOS And Android
The micro-blogging site Twitter started rolling out new Tip Jar features on iOS and Android apps, where users can send money directly to their favourite accounts with substantial followers.
Samsung Electronics Announces Availability Of Its Next-Generation 2.5D Integration Solution ‘I-Cube4’
Samsung’s new I-Cube4, which incorporates four HBMs and one logic die, was developed in March as the successor of I-Cube2. From high-performance computing (HPC) to AI, 5G, cloud and large data center applications, I-Cube4 is expected to bring another level of fast communication and power efficiency between logic and memory through heterogeneous integration.
Twitter Rolls Out New Prompts To Reconsider Offensive Reply
The new prompts will encourage people to pause and reconsider a potentially harmful or offensive reply — such as insults, strong language, or hateful remarks — before Tweeting it. Once prompted, people had an opportunity to take a moment and make edits, delete, or send the reply as is.
Instagram Rolls Out Auto-Captioning Sticker in Stories
Instagram is adding a new sticker to Stories that allows English-speaking users to add auto-generated captions to their videos. On Twitter, the company said the feature is coming to Reels as well. It also plans to make it available in more languages and additional countries.
WhatsApp Payments Are Coming Back To Brazil After Government Suspension
Social media giant Facebook-owned WhatsApp is again rolling out its payments service in Brazil, after the service was suspended by Brazil’s Central Bank in June of 2020 a few days after it launched there.
Samsung Pledges USD $5 Million To Help India Fight Covid-19
Samsung has pledged USD 5 million (INR 37 Crores) as its contribution to India’s fight against the current surge of Covid-19, providing donations to central and state governments, and boosting the healthcare sector with essential medical equipment for hospitals, as part of its citizenship initiatives
Twitter Suspends Kangana Ranaut’s Account For Violating Rules
The microblogging site Twitter has suspended Kangana Ranaut’s account after she posted texts that violate the guidelines.