Day: May 5, 2021

Twitter’s latest robo-nag will flag “harmful” language before you post

Enlarge / Before you tweet, you might be asked if you meant to be so rude. Getty Images / Sam Machkovech Want to know exactly what Twitter’s fleet of text-combing, dictionary-parsing bots defines as “mean”? Starting any day now, you’ll have instant access to that data—at least, whenever a stern auto-moderator says you’re not tweeting …

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Severe vulnerabilities in Dell firmware update driver found and fixed

Enlarge / At least three companies have reported the dbutil_2_3.sys security problems to Dell over the past two years. Blogtrepreneur / Flickr Yesterday, infosec research firm SentinelLabs revealed 12-year-old flaws in Dell’s firmware updater, DBUtil 2.3. The vulnerable firmware updater has been installed by default on hundreds of millions of Dell systems since 2009. The five high-severity …

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Telcoin (TEL) gains 300% after layer-2 migration to the Polygon network

The ability to send money to anyone, anywhere, at any time was one of the original motivations behind Bitcoin (BTC) that helped give rise to the expanding cryptocurrency ecosystem that exists today.  Blockchain-based global remittance platforms are one sector of crypto projects that have evolved over time to help meet the needs of peer-to-peer money …

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SpaceX successfully lands a Starship test flight

Enlarge / Starship SN15 descending back to Texas under two of its three upgraded raptor engines. Successful landing! Trevor Mahlmann By now, many readers are familiar with SpaceX’s Starship tests. The rocket makes its way skyward and performs maneuvers that seem like impossibilities to a generation raised on rockets that simply shot things to orbit. These …

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Sundar Pichai lays out Google’s new ‘hybrid’ workplace plan

With some Google employees returning to the company’s offices voluntarily last month, CEO Sundar Pichai says the tech giant will adopt a new hybrid work week. In an expansion of a pilot that started in December, most employees will spend approximately three days working out of the office and the other two “wherever they work …

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Facebook’s oversight board upholds Trump suspension: What you need to know – CNET

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before Congress in October 2019. Getty Images <p class=”speakableTextP1″><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/tags/facebook/” data-annotation=”true” data-component=”linkTracker” data-link-tracker-options=”{&quot;action&quot;:&quot;inline-annotation|Facebook|CNET_TAG|675&quot;}” section=”annotation”>Facebook</a>’s content oversight board ruled Wednesday that the world’s largest social network was justified in <span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/news/trump-will-remain-suspended-from-facebook-instagram-for-now/”>suspending Donald Trump</a></span> amid concerns the former president could incite violence, but took exception with the open-ended nature of …

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Swiss SEBA Bank Dives Into Defi Expanding Its Offering With 3 Tokens

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Switzerland-based crypto bank SEBA is adding support for three defi tokens, bringing the number of cryptocurrencies available on its platform to a total of nine. SEBA clients are able to buy, store and trade with fiat any of these cryptos. </strong> SEBA Bank Supports the Coins of 3 Defi Protocols With the …

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Resolution Games Teases Demeo Tabletop RPG Expansion

Tabletop role-playing game Demeo isn’t even out yet and Resolution Games is already teasing a major expansion. Demeo debuts on May 6th for $29.99 on both Oculus Quest and PC VR headsets. The title is inspired by classic tabletop role-playing games like Dungeons & Dragons featuring turn-based battles with up to four players and dice …

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Bears aim for sub-$60K Bitcoin price ahead of Friday’s $1.1B options expiry

Bitcoin (BTC) entirely recovered from its recent drop that saw the price fall to the $53,000 support level. This move back to $57,500 relieved bulls from the negative pressure of the May 7, 3,500 BTC options contract, which represents $200 million in open interest along with a $1.1 billion options expiry. Today’s swift recovery could …

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