YouTube’s ‘instructional hacking’ ban threatens computer security teachers

YouTube’s ‘instructional hacking’ ban threatens computer security teachers

div class="c-entry-content"> Earlier this year, YouTube added hacking and phishing tutorials to its examples of banned video content — and that ban has been publicized thanks to an apparent crackdown on an ethical “white hat” hacking and computer security channel. Kody Kinzie is a co-founder of Hacker Interchange, which describes itself as an organization dedicated…
Angry mob burns down home of suspected Bitcoin swindler

Angry mob burns down home of suspected Bitcoin swindler

A man thought to have been behind an alleged Bitcoin Ponzi scheme has had his house looted and burned to the ground in South Africa, reports Times Live. Sphelele “Sgumza” Mbatha was reportedly the operator of “Bitcoin Wallets,” a scheme which promised investors a 100 percent return on their investment after 15 days. The arson…
Xiaomi hits back at Oppo with an ‘under-display’ camera of its own

Xiaomi hits back at Oppo with an ‘under-display’ camera of its own

div class="c-entry-content"> Just hours after Oppo revealed the world’s first under-display camera, Xiaomi has hit back with its own take on the new technology. Xiaomi president Lin Bin has posted a video to Weibo (later re-posted to Twitter) of the Xiaomi Mi 9 with a front facing camera concealed entirely behind the phone’s screen. That…
Nielsen confirms that Stranger Things 3 was a big hit for Netflix

Nielsen confirms that Stranger Things 3 was a big hit for Netflix

Nielsen Media Research has released its ratings for the latest season of Netflix’s Stranger Things, showing that ratings for the third season over the first four days of release were significantly higher than for the second season. Those numbers back up Netflix’s assertion that the show broke records, although they highlight the differences in how…
Unicorn is a $699 electric scooter from the co-creator of Tile

Unicorn is a $699 electric scooter from the co-creator of Tile

div class="c-entry-content"> A new crop of scooter startups have emerged hoping to capitalize on the popularity of dockless rental services like Bird and Lime. The latest is Unicorn, a stylish $699 electric scooter from the co-creator of gadget tracker Tile. Based in Austin, Texas, Unicorn wants to be a scooter company for people who would…
Amazon confirms it holds on to Alexa data even if you delete audio files

Amazon confirms it holds on to Alexa data even if you delete audio files

div class="c-entry-content"> Amazon has admitted that it doesn’t always delete the stored data that it obtains through voice interactions with the company’s Alexa and Echo devices — even after a user chooses to wipe the audio files from their account. The revelations, outlined explicitly by Amazon in a letter to Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE), which…
More than HALF of food aimed at children too high in sugar and salt as campaigners call for a ban

More than HALF of food aimed at children too high in sugar and salt...

div id="js-article-text" class="article-text wide heading-tag-switch"> Ban cartoon characters from food packaging aimed at children, say campaigners as 'more than HALF of kids' products that use the tactic are too high in fat, sugar or salt' Junk food manufacturers are using children's cartoons to manipulate parents into buying unhealthy foods and drinks, campaigners have warned.More than…
Snapchat is launching Creator Shows featuring stars and influencers

Snapchat is launching Creator Shows featuring stars and influencers

Ahead of VidCon, Snap announced new Creator Shows that are coming to Snapchat, featuring celebrities like Serena Williams, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Kevin Hart, and creators like Emma Chamberlain, Loren Grey, and Rickey Thompson. The three- to five-minute shows will have eight to 10 episodes per season and will air starting this summer on the Discover…
The latest Pokémon Sword and Shield monsters are made of coal and whipped cream

The latest Pokémon Sword and Shield monsters are made of coal and whipped cream

div class="c-entry-content"> There’s a new trailer out for Pokémon Sword and Shield, which explains a little bit more about how the new “gigantamax” feature works as well as some of the new gym leaders players will battle. But that’s not why you’re here: the real news is that we have a handful of new pokémon…
Tens of thousands of dementia patients are denied proper care, report reveals

Tens of thousands of dementia patients are denied proper care, report reveals

div id="js-article-text" class="article-text wide heading-tag-switch"> Tens of thousands of dementia patients are denied proper care as councils fall short of basis standards, report reveals Thousands of people with dementia are being denied vital care because councils fail to meet basic legal standards, a damning report has revealed.Last year more than half of dementia patients in England…