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Girl accidentally locks her phone in a timed locker for two...

Girl accidentally locks her phone in a timed locker for two days
This is a video of a girl playing around on her dad's time-locking container after her brother jokingly puts her phone in it, not understanding that by rotating the lid she is actually increasing the duration of the timer. She eventually realizes what she's done when the timer shows 2 days and she breaks down…

People wearing headphones in movies, but they’re listening to podcasts

People wearing headphones in movies, but they’re listening to podcasts
Filmmaker and radio/podcast guy Andrew Norton edited scenes of people wearing headphones in movies but replaced the music with podcasts. They're all pretty good, but the Baby Driver (Serial Podcast) mashup is clearly the best. Personally, I can't wait for the inevitable future where music no longer exists and only podcasts remain. Nothing says tension…

A day late, but here’s Demi Adejuyigbe’s annual September 21 video

A day late, but here’s Demi Adejuyigbe’s annual September 21 video
Every year for the past five years, Demi Adejuyigbe has put out a video on September 21 in honor of Earth, Wind & Fire's song September. He somehow manages to top himself every year and they're always weirdly delightful in a way that makes you forget the world is a dumpster fire of misery. Apparently…

Banks stall return-to-work plans as UK government changes advice

Banks stall return-to-work plans as UK government changes advice
Banks pause plans to bring staff back to the office as the government backtracks on its policy By Karl Flinders, Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly Published: 23 Sep 2020 13:41 The reliance on technology enabling bank staff to work from home looks set to continue as major banks put plans to bring staff back to…

Major tech firms urged to end targeted ads to under-18s

Major tech firms urged to end targeted ads to under-18s
BillionPhotos.com - Fotolia An open letter to Google, Facebook and others is calling on the tech firms to take responsibility for protecting users of their services by ending behavioural advertising to children By Sebastian Klovig Skelton , Reporter Published: 23 Sep 2020 12:10 Privacy campaigners and children’s rights advocates have published a joint open letter…

Video gamers barraged with cyber attacks

Video gamers barraged with cyber attacks
From credential stuffing to SQL injection and DDoS, video game producers and players are seeing massive volumes of cyber attacks By Alex Scroxton, Security Editor Published: 23 Sep 2020 11:26 As the fall-out from a cyber security incident affecting players of Activision’s Call of Duty settles, timely new research conducted by Akamai and gaming lifestyle…

MoD Defence Digital adds Oracle Cloud to MODCloud list of assured...

MoD Defence Digital adds Oracle Cloud to MODCloud list of assured providers
Database giant Oracle has been added to the list of providers the Ministry of Defence has endorsed for use by the UK defence community By Caroline Donnelly, Senior Editor, UK Published: 23 Sep 2020 10:13 The UK Ministry of Defence’s technology arm has added Oracle to its roster of assured public cloud providers that are…

US agencies warn of election disinformation and cyber attacks

US agencies warn of election disinformation and cyber attacks
Federal agencies are warning of heightened disinformation as the crucial 2020 presidential election nears By Alex Scroxton, Security Editor Published: 23 Sep 2020 10:07 The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), alongside the FBI, has issued a new warning to raise awareness of heightened levels of disinformation around, and potential cyber attacks on, the…

Spotify is testing polls to make podcasts more interactive

Spotify is still testing this feature, so it’s only available on a few podcasts to start. You’ll find it alongside The Rewatchables, Incredible Feats with Dan Cummins, Crime Countdown and more. During the test phase, about 90 percent of users across all markets will have access to Polls on iOS and Android devices. If you’re…

The Galaxy S20 Fan Edition is a Samsung flagship for the...

$700 gets you a colorful, powerful 'Fan Edition' phone. Samsung Sponsored Links Unlike the last two we've sat through, today's Galaxy Unpacked isn't all about a pricey new Samsung flagship phone -- instead, the star is a relatively cheap one. (Emphasis on "relatively.") After weeks of spot-on leaks, the Galaxy S20 Fan Edition is here,…

Tesorio Is Hiring a Senior Engineers and a Senior Product Designer

Tesorio Is Hiring a Senior Engineers and a Senior Product Designer
What is TesorioTesorio is a high-growth, well-funded Series A startup backed by some of the Bay Area’s most prominent Venture Capital firms (Madrona, First Round, Floodgate, Y Combinator, Fuel) and the world’s top finance execs (e.g. the ex-CFO of Oracle, the ex-CFO of Yahoo, and the founder of Adaptive Insights).We build software that applies machine…

The N95 mask shortage America can’t seem to fix

The N95 mask shortage America can’t seem to fix
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