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TikTok viral stars could make up to $1m per post, say researchers

Video app’s most popular users could rake in millions by collaborating with brandsTeenagers used to aspire to become astronauts, firefighters, footballers or pop stars, but times change and so do career goals. Today, more than half of millennials and Generation Z-ers – those aged 13-38 – in the US aspire to become social media influencers, .The Chinese viral video app TikTok is the platform of choice for young people seeking to monetise their talents because it seen as rewarding anyone’s abilit...
Tags: Business, Technology, Instagram, US, Tiktok


Sharp Increase in Exposed Records by Third-Party Applications

Sharp Increase in Exposed Records by Third-Party Applications Businesses are finding themselves at severe risk from Third-party applications and services.  Vetting of these services and restrictions on what data they can access is the primary reason.  Cybercriminals will always go for the weakest...
Tags: Security, Updates, Cloud, Business, Technology, Privacy, Internet, Sem, Cybersecurity, Cybercrime, Hacking, Hacks, Applications, Scam, Data Sharing, Data Storage


Iranian Hackers Exploit VPNs Worldwide

Iranian Hackers Exploit VPNs Worldwide Last year major companies that make VPN servers were found to have security holes in them and now it appears according to a recent report that government cyber hackers from Iran have been exploiting these publicly announced security holes so they could gain e...
Tags: Security, Updates, Business, Technology, Networking, Privacy, Internet, Iran, Sem, Cybersecurity, Exploit, Anonymity, Vpn, Backdoor, Iranian Hackers, Threats


Canada investigating facial recognition company Clearview AI over privacy, security concerns

Canada's privacy authorities on Friday said they are investigating New York-based Clearview AI over concerns the facial recognition technology may not comply with Canadian privacy law. “Clearview AI bills itself as a tool for law enforcement, scraping the internet for publicly available photos and using facial recognition to identify potential suspects,” reports Moira Warburton at Reuters, “Critics in both Canada and the United States have raised concerns about the lack of consent of those s...
Tags: Security, Post, Business, New York, News, Privacy, US, Tech, World news, US news, Tech News, Canada, United States, Facial Recognition, Quebec, Ontario


DOT ORG DRAMA: New promises from private equity firm trying to buy up .org

Ethos, the private equity firm owned by Republican billionaires that is trying to buy the rights to operate the internet’s .org domain range, said on Friday it will cap price hikes, and will agree to create an advisory board with veto powers to partly address some of the concerns of the nonprofit community. Boing Boing's Cory Doctorow and Jason Weisberger wrote previously about this story on Boing Boing, for those catching up: • ICANN hits pause on the sale of .ORG to Republican billionaires...
Tags: Post, Business, Usa, Technology, News, California, Tech, Icann, Tech News, Republican, Cory Doctorow, Jason Weisberger, American Bible Society, Public Interest Registry, Org, Ethos Capital


Addressing Security Concerns for Luxury SMBs

E-commerce security, at least from the consumer’s side, is often reduced to one facet: data security. No one wants to be on the target end of a data breach, and the resultant bad press can be even worse than any financial damages. But while data protection is a major concern for SMBs, it’s hardly the only security issue at play. Particularly for luxury brands, there’s a growing concern about ensuring product integrity and authenticity along the supply chain, as well as warehouse management conce...
Tags: Business, Technology, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Right Now, Renton WA, Twitter Security, Jenna Cyprus


3 ways to look after your business

Every building needs a strong foundation. Businesses are the same. But instead of concrete, you must establish excellent security standards that will help your business withstand any conditions. Start with NordLocker, an encryption tool that you can use on Windows and Mac. Download it for free.  Entrepreneurs spend a lot of time generating new ideas and developing them into a tangible, successful business. It makes sense that the least they’d want is for their projects to be stolen or exposed t...
Tags: Apple, Google, Business, Sales


Trump mad that U.S. intel briefed lawmakers on Russian military attack on 2020 elections

• U.S. intelligence briefed House on Russia to ensure Trump's re-election. • Classified briefing to lawmakers made Trump angry • Trump said Democrats would “weaponize” news of Russian military campaign • Trump was mad DNI Joseph Maguire would let staff appear • That's why Maguire's out, Richard Grenell's in as 'acting' DNI. In Washington last week, U.S. intelligence officials told lawmakers that Russia is carrying out a military-grade attack on the 2020 elections, with the goal of making Americ...
Tags: Post, Business, Politics, Technology, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, California, Washington, White House, Germany, Russia, US, Tech, World news, US news


An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Small Business VPN

. {display:none !important;} .ezoic-ad {min-height: 10px !important;} .tagdiv-type iframe {display:none !important;} Today, demand from businesses and individual users who want to use private VPN networks is growing. Read the complete guide to small business VPN here. Cybersecurity has become one of the most pressing concerns facing businesses. Almost 80 percent of small business owners feel it’s tough to keep up with changes in cybersecurity. One simple way to step up security in ...
Tags: Google, Business, Technology, Vpn, Right Now, SSTP, Small Business VPN, VPN Solutions


Trump WH urges Supreme Court to kill Alphabet's appeal vs Oracle on same day Trump attends Larry Ellison's re-election fundraiser

Sure, this absolutely passes the corruption smell test. Everything is fine. Trump and his klepto-regime are (of course) supporting Oracle's Larry Ellison in his Supreme Court fight with Google. The same day the same Larry Ellison hosted a massive fundraiser for Trump in California. From reporting by Malathi Nayak at Bloomberg News: The Trump administration urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reject an appeal by Alphabet Inc.’s Google, boosting Oracle Corp.’s bid to collect more than $8 billion in r...
Tags: Google, Post, Business, Technology, News, Justice, Supreme Court, Law, California, Tech, Tech News, Larry Ellison, Donald Trump, Oracle, Trump, U S Supreme Court


Are you for wheel? These 6 European startups disrupting mobility and subscription services are

We’re in the midst of the next big evolution in human mobility. While this may elicit images of flying Deloreans and a hovercraft skateboard or two, the changes we’re now experiencing go much deeper than cool factor. This change is being driven by a surge of new startups and scaleups on a mission to push forward a new mobility paradigm. Instead of creating futuristic (yet accident-prone doors, they’re focusing on innovations and new service offerings that will help us accelerate towards a future...
Tags: Startups, Europe, Business, Tech


4 Things to Consider Before Systematizing Your Business Process

As a business owner, you’ll notice that the details of your business can be chaotic at times. Organizing the activities of different sections like sales and marketing, customer intelligence, and how they interact can be daunting for you. This nerve-wracking process limits you from upscaling your business easily and effectively delegating your team leadership for success. However, having a system for your business process allows you to take care of your business complexities by helping you break ...
Tags: Google, Business, Startup, Right Now, AbdulGaniy Shehu


China and the coronavirus: Tech battles chain reaction after 'world's factory' grinds to a halt

Fears that global technology firms have become too reliant on China were reignited this week as Apple warned disruption from coronavirus was starting to weigh on sales.In a memo to investors, it said the supply of iPhones would... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Apple, Business, China


Top 4 Out of the Box Online Food Delivery Business Ideas For Restaurant Startups

For those who want to run a successful food online food delivery startup, food profit margins have always been a concern and this is why it is important to get multiple incomes for your startup. Also, one of the main Read more… The post Top 4 Out of the Box Online Food Delivery Business Ideas For Restaurant Startups appeared first on Internet Marketing, Guest Post, B2B Marketing, Latest Technology, SEM, SEO Tips.
Tags: Apps, Business, Technology, Marketing, Seo, B2b, Digital Marketing, Online Food Delivery, Foods & Culinary, Food Delivery Business, Food Delivery Startups, Restaurant Startups


Google hit with new federal investigation over pregnant employee who claims discrimination

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has opened an investigation into a former Google employee’s pregnancy discrimination case, CNBC reports. Chelsey Glasson worked as a former user experience researcher with Alphabet’s Google for five years. She wrote an internal memo that went viral in the summer of 2019 called “I’m Not Returning to Google After Maternity Leave, and Here is Why.” This newest investigation adds to a growing pile. Google is facing a number of federal probes and w...
Tags: Google, Post, Business, Technology, News, Justice, Law, Labor, Pregnancy, Tech, US news, Tech News, Employment law, Discrimination, Seattle, Cnbc


MGM Resorts data breach exposes 10.6M+ guests' info, Jack Dorsey included, home addresses and birthdates

Personal information for more than 10 million former guests of MGM resorts has been posted on a hacking forum. Among the notable data breach victims: Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey. The leaked data includes home addresses, and is said to only affect guests who stayed at the hotel chain's properties before 2018. MGM Resorts says the security incident took place in the summer of 2019, and that impacted guests were told last year. Catalin Cimpanu reporting for ZDNet: According to our analysis...
Tags: Travel, Security, Post, Business, Technology, News, Data Breach, Hacked, Las Vegas, Jack Dorsey, MGM, MGM Resorts, Zdnet, Catalin Cimpanu


Germans divided over plans for Tesla electric car factory

Environmentalists and politicians at loggerheads after court order halts tree felling German environmentalists and political leaders are at loggerheads over a proposed Tesla electric car factory in woodland outside Berlin, with the government warning over the future of a project seen as key for its support of green technologies and regeneration in the east of the country.The economy minister, Peter Altmaier, warned this week that delays could threaten the go-ahead of the so-called Gigafactory, w...
Tags: Europe, Business, Technology, Germany, Berlin, Environment, Tesla, World news, Trees and forests, Peter Altmaier, Grunheide


ForgePoint raises a massive new $450M fund for early stage cybersecurity startups

ForgePoint Capital has formally announced its new $450 million fund, which it says is the largest fund dedicated to early stage cybersecurity and privacy startups. The fund, the firm’s second — which it aptly named Fund II — will invest in both early stage and a number of other growth-focused companies. The aim is to try to cash in early on an increasing number of startups in the cybersecurity space that could go on to become the next Crowdstrike or Cloudflare, both of which saw massive exits...
Tags: Security, Business, Funding, Tech, Economy, Companies, Unicorn, Appthority, Alberto Yépez, ForgePoint Capital, ForgePoint, s Cybersecurity Advisory Council, Qualys AlienVault


Put a Fork in It: Blue Apron Could Be Cooking Up a Sale Amid Dire Quarterly Results

Meal kit delivery service Blue Apron is “evaluating a broad range of strategic options”—phrasing that usually indicates a company is instead running out of said options—after posting dismal Q4 2019 results on Tuesday that came in below investor estimates, CNN Business reported.Read more...
Tags: Food, Business, Science, Technology, Blue Apron, Hellofresh, Meal Delivery, Meal Kits, Hanging It Up


Hit With Mac Ransomware? Here Is What to Do

Despite the fact that Macs are equipped with robust defenses against malicious code, some infections can get around these mechanisms. Prevention is certainly the best cure, but what to do if a harmful program such as ransomware has compromised your computer? The good news is, you should be able to recover from the attack in most cases. Complete remediation could be a challenging task, though. Can you purge ransomware from your Mac? If ransomware has plagued your Mac machine, don’t panic – both...
Tags: Apple, Business, Technology, Mac, Fbi, David, Europol, Time Machine, Right Now, McAfee, Kaspersky Lab, Mac Ransomware, NotPetya, Dutch National High Tech Crime Unit, Crypto Sheriff, Bleeping Computer Help Forum Reddit


Pay Using Time: IKEA is running a crazy experiment

IKEA is running a crazy experiment in Dubai. They are willing to pay for your time. That is, the more time customers spend travelling to IKEA, the more they can buy.  Dubbed "Buy With Your Time," the idea behind the new promotion is that customers usually spend an inordinate amount of time travelling to IKEA outlets, usually because said outlets reside on the outskirts of towns. In view of this, IKEA has added “time currency” prices for every item in its Dubai stores, which are based on the aver...
Tags: Business, Tech, Dubai, Ikea


The stars align for AR to go mainstream

The market for AR developers is red hot and some predict that Apple smart glasses sales may surpass the iPhone in the next decade.  In his vision for 2020, Mark Zuckerberg said it’s likely that AR and VR will be the next major platform after the mobile phone. His vision for the future of social is AR and VR to eliminate the distance between people and allow people to be present despite physical distance The post The stars align for AR to go mainstream appeared first on NextBigWhat.
Tags: Apple, Mark Zuckerberg, Business, Tech


This device will definitely help Paytm capture UPI market share

This device (Paytm Sound box) solves for the two big problem statements and is, what I'd say an example of first-principle thinking. More The post This device will definitely help Paytm capture UPI market share appeared first on NextBigWhat.
Tags: Business, Tech, UPI, Paytm


NZ dollar weakens after Apple slashes sales forecast

The New Zealand dollar fell after technology company Apple warned its revenue will fall short this quarter because the coronavirus crisis is disrupting both production and demand in China.The kiwi was trading at 64.12 US cents at... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Apple, Business, US, New Zealand, Nz


Coronavirus live updates: China deaths rise by 98 amid Cambodia ship concerns – latest news

UK trying to track passengers who disembarked from MV Westerdam and Apple warns of iPhone shortages as economic impact deepens. Follow the latest news and updates hereApple warns of iPhone shortages amid factory shutdownUK trying to contact passengers who left MV WesterdamVirus causes mild disease in four out of five patients, says WHOWhat is coronavirus and what should I do if I have symptoms?Share your experiences 1.24am GMT A flight has left Canada to evacuate its citizens aboard the Diam...
Tags: Apple, Hong Kong, Business, Japan, UK, Science, China, Economics, Canada, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Global Economy, Cambodia, Tokyo, Yokohama Japan, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus outbreak updates: China deaths rise by 98 amid Cambodia ship concerns – latest

UK trying to track passengers who disembarked from MV Westerdam and Apple warns of iPhone shortages as economic impact deepens. Follow the latest developments hereApple warns of iPhone shortages amid factory shutdownUK trying to contact passengers who left MV WesterdamVirus causes mild disease in four out of five patients, says WHO 12.22am GMT Those national health commission figures have been released in the last few minutes.98 new fatalities were recorded on Monday, the commission said on ...
Tags: Apple, Business, Japan, UK, Science, China, Economics, Taiwan, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Global Economy, Cambodia, Wuhan, Macao, Hubei, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus: Apple warns it won't hit revenue targets

Apple is warning investors that it won't meet its second-quarter financial guidance because the viral outbreak in China has cut production of iPhones.The Cupertino, California-based company said Monday that all of its iPhone manufacturing... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Apple, Business, China, Cupertino California


Concerns over safety at Amazon warehouses as accident reports rise

Figures obtained by GMB show safety at its UK warehouses could be worseningMore than 600 Amazon workers have been seriously injured or narrowly escaped an accident in the past three years, prompting calls for a parliamentary inquiry into safety at the online retailer’s vast UK warehouses.Amazon, whose largest shareholder is the world’s richest man Jeff Bezos, recently launched an advertising campaign fronted by contented staff members, after a string of embarrassing revelations about working con...
Tags: Amazon, Business, Politics, UK, Technology, Internet, Society, UK News, E-commerce, Trade unions, Zero-hours contracts, Jeff Bezos, GMB


Concerns over safety at Amazon warehouses as number of incidents rise

Figures obtained by GMB show safety at its UK warehouses could be worseningMore than 600 Amazon workers have been seriously injured or narrowly escaped an accident in the past three years, prompting calls for a parliamentary inquiry into safety at the online retailer’s vast UK warehouses.Amazon, whose largest shareholder is the world’s richest man Jeff Bezos, recently launched an advertising campaign fronted by contented staff members, after a string of embarrassing revelations about working con...
Tags: Amazon, Business, Politics, UK, Technology, Internet, Society, UK News, E-commerce, Trade unions, Zero-hours contracts, Jeff Bezos, GMB


At Wayfair, ~550 workers laid off in 'Valentine's Day Massacre'

An estimated 550 people who worked at Wayfair lost their jobs last Thursday, in what has been dubbed Wayfair's 'Valentine's Day Massacre.' The layoffs included 350 workers at the online shopping firm's Boston headquarters. “I thought I would be an insider to what was happening — I was completely blind-sided," one former HR employee said. From Mary Hanbury's story at Business Insider today: Between 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. ET on Thursday, hundreds of Wayfair's US employees were asked to gather in...
Tags: Google, Post, Business, Layoffs, Technology, News, Labor, Boston, Berlin, US, Tech, US news, Tech News, Shah, Wayfair, Niraj Shah



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