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Uber says no “evidence” sensitive data was compromised
Sep17

Uber says no “evidence” sensitive data was compromised

Image Credit: World Atlas All of Uber’s products, however, continue to work as normal. Its ride-hailing service, as well as Uber Eats continue to render normal services uninterrupted. In the meantime, the company said it has formally notified law enforcement about the breach, while investigation continues. On Friday, Uber confirmed reports of a cybersecurity incident that has impacted its cloud-based servers. The company while...

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Uber’s cloud-based servers compromised as hacker gains access
Sep16

Uber’s cloud-based servers compromised as hacker gains access

Uber has confirmed reports of a cybersecurity incident that has impacted its cloud-based servers. The company while confirming the incident on its official Twitter page, said it is “in touch with law enforcement and will post additional updates…”    As reported by the New York Times, Uber discovered that its computer network had been breached on Thursday. The company had since put in place some security measures, including...

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TikTok clones BeReal with the launch of “TikTok Now”
Sep15

TikTok clones BeReal with the launch of “TikTok Now”

Don’t you want to be like BeReal? The problem with a successful product is that everyone wants to copy it! BeReal is perhaps, the rave of the moment, and it is little wonder TikTok is rolling out a replica—”TikTok Now.” Per TikTok, its new feature “brings the authenticity of TikTok to a whole new creative experience that connects you with those closest to you.” BeReal pioneered a ‘style’ that sends a user a push notification at...

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Instagram is testing new creators’ feature called “Gifts”
Sep15

Instagram is testing new creators’ feature called “Gifts”

Instagram is reportedly working [testing] a new tipping feature that would open a new way to make money on the platform. Internally, Meta calls the feature “Gifts;” and would allow a creator to earn money through Reels. The feature was first spotted and reported by app researcher Alessandro Paluzzi last July, but has now been confirmed to TechCrunch as an internal prototype by Meta. Before it was renamed “Gifts” by...

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Meta adds Community Chats to Messenger
Sep15

Meta adds Community Chats to Messenger

Meta has announced a new feature to be added to Messenger. Called “Community Chats;” the Discord-like feature allows large Messenger groups to organize chats into categories, including audio and video channels. The feature also allows users to engage in discussions, admin-only chats for announcements and event chats, and more. “We’re building Community Chats as a new way to connect with people who share your interests,” Zuckerberg...

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