Day: October 8, 2021

16-million-year-old tardigrade trapped in amber a ‘once in a generation’ find – CNET

This is a fossil about as rare as they come. …read more Source:: CNet

Facebook, Instagram report issues again after outages on October 4

The outages capped a rough week for the social media giant. …read more Source:: ZDNet

17 movies free to stream right now: The Sixth Sense, Die Hard, Train to Busan, more – CNET

You don’t need a subscription to Netflix, Hulu or HBO Max to enjoy some genuinely great films, including several Oscar winners. …read more Source:: CNet

Nearly 140 nations – from US and UK to Europe, China and India – back 15% minimum corporate tax rate

Let’s see how the world’s largest companies wriggle out of this one The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has finalized a plan on global tax laws that could lead to Big Tech paying more in taxes no matter where they operate.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Homer and Marge Simpson get glam modeling for Paris Fashion Week 2021 – CNET

Luxury brand Balenciaga taps the residents of Springfield to show off its spring/summer collection for next year. …read more Source:: CNet

Teachers union demands social media companies to curb misinformation, violent trends – CNET

The union says the companies should “prioritize the safety of people over profits.” …read more Source:: CNet

BrewDog Exposes Data of 200,000 Customers and Shareholders

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechRadar: BrewDog, one of the world’s largest craft beer brewers, has exposed personally identifiable information (PII) belonging to more than 200,000 of its shareholders and customers, according to cybersecurity researchers. Cybersecurity consulting firm PenTest Partners discovered that a flaw in the official BrewDog app, which persisted for more…

Facebook, Instagram finally end days of uptime by returning to some downtime

Brave of Zuckerberg to switch to a three-day working week The Facebook empire on Friday experienced some aftershocks after its massive Monday outage, leaving some netizens unable to use its apps and websites as expected.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Facebook, Instagram down again for some users days after major outage – CNET

The social network says it’s working to fix the issues. …read more Source:: CNet

US nuclear submarine bumps into unidentified underwater object in South China Sea

Definitely not another sub, oh no sir A US nuclear submarine has “struck an object” while submerged in the South China Sea – and the US Navy is insisting that it wasn’t a Chinese submarine.… …read more Source:: TheRegister