Facebook Spent $23 Million On Mark Zuckerberg’s Security In 2020
Facebook spent more than $23 million to provide security for its CEO Mark Zuckerberg in 2020.
Facebook Says 530 Million Users’ Data ‘Scraped’ Before September 2019
The social media giant Facebook said on Tuesday that more than 530 million Facebook users’ data is obtained by scraping it from their platform prior to September 2019.
Bitcoin Hits $60,000 For The First Time
Bitcoin, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency, on Saturday crossed a record high of $60,000. In a sudden move starting just after 10:00 UTC Saturday, the top cryptocurrency by market cap rose to $60,065.15, according to the CoinDesk 20. The move to $60,000 brings bitcoin’s market cap to…
Bitcoin Hits $1 Trillion Market Value For The First Time
The price of bitcoin crossed another major milestone Friday, as the cryptocurrency’s market value surpassed $1 trillion, according to Coindesk..
NASA’s Perseverance Rover Safely Lands on Red Planet
The largest, most advanced rover NASA has sent to another world touched down on Mars Thursday, after a 203-day journey traversing 293 million miles (472 million kilometers).
PewDiePie’s “Coco” Music Video Has Been Taken Down From YouTube
The video was premiered on YouTube on 14 February 2021. Just four days after upload, on 18 February, YouTube removed the music video for having “violated the Terms of Service”.
Pinterest Announces Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2020 Results
Image sharing and social media service Pinterest announced financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2020.
Myanmar Military Government Orders Telecom Networks To Temporarily Block Facebook
Myanmar’s new military government has ordered local telecom firms to temporarily block Facebook until February 7 midnight, days after the country’s military seized power in a coup.
Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Sues US In Bit To Remove Itself From ‘Communist Chinese Military Company ‘
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has filed a legal action against the US Defense and Treasury departments that seeks to remove itself from the country’s official list of Communist Chinese military companies (CCMC).
Intel Invests $475M In Vietnam Facility To Enhance Intel’s 5G Products
The fund injection went towards “enhancing” production of Intel’s 5G product line, Core processors integrated with its hybrid technology, and 10th Gen Core chips.
Google Workers Announce International Union Alliance
The newly formed coalition, called Alpha Global, is comprised of 13 different unions representing workers in 10 countries, including the United States, United Kingdom, and Switzerland.
Jio Passes $3 Billion In Third Quarter Revenue
The telco increased its earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortisation (EBITDA) by 120% from ₹3,857 crores in the third quarter of last year to ₹8,483 crores this year. This flowed through to a 158% increase in net profit to ₹3,489 crores.
Twitter Locked Account Of China’s U.S. Embassy Over Xinjiang-Related Tweet
The microblogging site Twitter has locked the account of China’s U.S. embassy for a tweet that defended China’s policies in the Xinjiang region, which the U.S. social media platform said violated the firm’s policy against “dehumanization”, as reported by Reuters. The Chinese Embassy account, @ChineseEmbinUS,…
Streaming Giant Netflix Surpasses 200 Million Subscribers
The streaming giant Netflix has surpassed another major milestone: 203.6 million subscribers around the world.
British Hospitals Use Blockchain To Track COVID-19 Vaccines
Two British hospitals are using blockchain technology to keep tabs on the storage and supply of temperature-sensitive COVID-19 vaccines, the companies behind the initiative said on Tuesday, in one of the first such initiatives in the world
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