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When news broke in November that Google had hired an anti-union consulting firm to handle mounting labor unrest at the company, a 21-year-old security engineer named Kathryn Spiers decided to take action. As part of her job, Spiers creates pop-up notifications informing workers about policy changes at the company. After she learned that Google had hired the anti-union firm, Spiers wrote a few lines of code that created a pop-up message asserting Google employees’ labor rights whenever…

Many of us depend on the services that a data centre provides. In a lot of instances, we rely on them as much as we rely on electricity, water, and the air we breathe. Each time we upload a photo on social media, watch a YouTube video or send a loved one a chat message, we are counting on a data centre. However, not all of us have seen one with our own eyes. If…

What is a reverse image search, and what benefits you can gain by doing a reverse search? All of these questions and the ones related to reverse image search would be answered today in detail. Not only you will get to know what reverse image search is but you will also learn how to do a reverse search and also about the best tool on the web that can help you learn and utilize the…

A lot of users use plagiarism checking tools to scan written content and each of them has different requirements. Being a teacher involves a lot of responsibility. These professionals have to perform several tasks including checking assignments. Students submit day to day deliverables as well as yearend papers and they get graded. Considering the busy routine that teachers have, it is not possible for them to read each submission and find copied information. They have…

In just a few short decades, mobile devices have risen from useful communication devices to necessary tools in work and our personal lives. We all know this to some degree, yet mobiles are rarely employed to the full extent of their abilities. One such example of this, and the one we want to look at today, is the ability to utilize mobiles as part of docking systems for work and casual use. So what exactly…

I don’t mind an Anti-Cheat program having elevated rights to be eligible to check whether the software I am running next to Valorant is doing some “magic” in the background. And there are 4 main reasons why Valorants Vanguard Anti-Cheat has to be changed. But let’s gather up a bit what Vanguard does, what it doesn’t: A small word ahead what qualifies me to speak about stuff like this: I work in IT. I’m managing…

There are over 500,000 stolen Zoom logins floating around the dark web. That’s not good, especially since they’re being sold for next to nothing, but it’s a great reminder that you should not be using the same credentials for different services. This is by far the best way to protect your Zoom account. You can undo—and prevent—any unwanted access to your account with the proper tools and security settings, but you shouldn’t have to. In this case,…

Over the past years, a lot of people touted Firefox as one of the most secure Web browsers in the market. But, as with other browsers, the security level offered really depends on the settings. Some of the features might need to be enabled manually by the user. Those particular Firefox privacy settings turned on by default should be double-checked too. But, this user took his time and dug into Firefox’s privacy to reveal some…

The Circles Method The Circles Method is the framework of Product management best practices used by Google when interviewing potential product managers. It is quite a popular framework known for its effectivity and has been featured in the Business Insider. It is important to note that this method is useful for helping candidates to answer one particular type of question and that is a product design question. The Circles framework is put together so that…

Zoom is an American remote conferencing services company.  Eric Yuan is the founder of Zoom a lead engineer from Cisco Systems. The service started in January of 2013 and by May it claimed one million participants. During the first year of the release, Zoom founded with B2B collaboration software providers, like Redbooth. Since the coronavirus pandemic has increased, news has reported that thousands of educational institutions have switched to online classes and have started using…

FreeCodeCamp has been surveying 10,000s of developers for the past three years about how they’re learning to code and about their careers. And now, they’ve made a full dataset publicly available. But, in 2020 they did take a ‘year off’ from that. They decided to do a survey and listed the top developer skills for 2020. The survey was based on the answers of 116,648 developers depending on their 2020 skills report. They’ve broken down…

The article was written by Asaf Fybish. In the last few weeks, the CoronaVirus arrived in my country and changed the way I live (hopefully not for too long). I found my self working from home for hours, watching Netflix, and slowly feeling more and more depressed. A few friends recommended for me to take an online course as a way to spend my time at home wisely. After searching for hours between hundreds of different…

This article provides an investigation of some famous iOS apps that frequently snooping on the pasteboard without user consent. These apps range from popular games and social networking apps to news apps of major news organizations. We found that many apps quietly read any text found in the pasteboard every time the app is opened. Text left in the pasteboard could be as simple as a shopping list or could be something more sensitive: passwords,…

Companies around the world have rolled out mandatory remote work. It’s a great measurement to take to stop the spread of the COVID-19. And whether you’re a newbie or WFH veteran, here’s how to transition to remote working during COVID-19. Google, Amazon, Hitachi, Apple, Twitter and so on. All these global companies have rolled out mandatory work-from-home policies amid the spread of COVID-19. And it’s pretty realistic if you were to assume that shifting to the…

There’s no denying that the Galaxy S20 Ultra is something bold. Something special. It exists to show off its camera features. There’s the 108-megapixel sensor, capturing scenes for detailed crop-ins that invariably make you say “wow!” Then there’s the 100x zoom lens that reveals lettering, faces and architectural details you can’t see from afar with the naked eye. And the beautiful 40-megapixel selfie camera that won’t spare your feelings when you turn off beauty mode. A fan…

Beyond our faces, what do we touch all the time? Our phones. So how to “coronavirus clean” your smartphone? While the coronavirus most frequently spreads among close contacts via respiratory droplets and transmission to persons from contaminated surfaces has not been documented, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, health officials encourage cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched objects and surfaces because the virus can remain viable for hours to days on a variety of materials.…

The US Department of Energy has announced that the Summit supercomputer will be used to attempt to find a treatment or cure for Covid-19. To clarify: The name of the coronavirus that causes Covid-19 is SARS-CoV-2. Thanks to Maya Posch for catching this distinction. Summit is a 10MW machine built with 4,608 processing nodes. Each node contains 2x Power9 CPUs at 3.07GHz and six Nvidia Volta V100 GPUs. It’s the fastest supercomputer on Earth, with…

Over the weekend, we reported on a few potentially life-saving new features coming to Apple Watch that were leaked via an early look at iOS 14 code. Now, it seems that iOS 14 preview has revealed that not only are there still a ton of additional new features coming soon to Apple Watch, but that preview has also let the cat out of the bag early regarding iOS getting mouse cursor support and the existence…

A byte of data has been stored in a number of different ways as newer, better, and faster mediums of storage are introduced. A byte is a unit of digital information that most commonly refers to eight bits. A bit is a unit of information that can be expressed as 0 or 1, representing a logical state. In the case of paper cards, a bit was stored as the presence or absence of a hole…

“Removing COVID-19 from the earth is, in principle, quite easy. All we need to do is to have the – still relatively few – people infected, stop infecting new people. The surprise is that achieving this might not require any mass surveillance. Just a free app, with absolutely no impact on most users’ life. An app that nobody should be shy to ask their friends to install before visiting. This is the idea of the…