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Data from more than half a billion LinkedIn users has been scrapped and is being sold online to hackers. This is the second major cybersecurity incident that occurred this month, following news of a similar incident involving Facebook where 533 million users’ personal data were leaked online. LinkedIn confirmed the latest incident but said it was not a data breach...
After months of waiting for his final pay check after leaving the job, an auto repair worker finally got the $915 his former employer owed him. Andreas Flaten from Georgia said his ex-boss at AOK Walker Luxury Autoworks dumped 91,500 greasy pennies at the end of his driveway as final wage. “This is a childish thing to do,” he told FOX...
This is a sad incident that happened on Friday when a young woman was killed by lightning while training. Katherine Diaz, 22, was in the water at El Tunco beach in southwest El Salvador training for the World Surf Games, a qualifier for the Tokyo Olympics, when she was struck by lightning, the country's surfing federation (FESASURF) said. "It is with a...
Former U.S President Donald Trump is building his own social media website, longtime advisor Jason Miller who was Trump’s spokesperson during the 2020 campaign, told Fox News on Sunday. “I do think that we're going to see President Trump returning to social media in probably about two or three months here with his own platform – and this is something...
Facebook shares rose more than 4% on Friday following comments by CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday indicating a shift in his previous view of Apple's looming privacy update. The stock closed at $290.11, gaining more than 4% - the biggest one-day percentage gain since November, but still below its record closing price of $303.91 on Aug. 26, 2020. Apple announced last year it will...
About one hundred and fifty people were arrested in Miami Beach over the weekend as throngs of unruly spring breakers descended on the city. Two police officers were injured during clashes with the revelers, Local 10 News reported. "It is really a difficult situation," Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber said of the weekend debauchery. "A lot of people are coming here and they are coming here with...
Russia said on Wednesday it will impose restrictions on Twitter for failing to remove illegal content from its platform. Russia’s communication watch dog, Roskomnadzor, said it will slow down the speed of the social media giant, a decision it said has become necessary to keep Russian citizens safe, adding that it could end up blocking Twitter completely if it doesn’t...
The video below which went viral on Social media websites Saturday show Nigerian students who were reportedly kidnapped from a college in northwest Nigeria begging to be rescued. The video, said to be released by their captors, shows the students cowering on a forest floor as the armed captors hit them with sticks. One of the kidnapped students said the...
The  Minneapolis City Council has unanimously approved $27 million in settlement for the family of George Floyd, a black man whose death in police custody in May last year sparked nationwide unrest and global condemnation of police brutality and treatment of Black suspects. The settlement comes just weeks before the scheduled trial of Derek Chauvin, the  fired Minneapolis police officer charged...
Social Media giant, Facebook is under Federal government scrutiny once again. A U.S Federal Agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, EEOC, has opened a "systemic" probe into Facebook's alleged racial hiring and promoting history, Reuters reported. That "systemic" designation enables the EEOC to devote more resources to the investigation, which could potentially result in a lawsuit against the Social Media giant. The...
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