• November 28, 2022

It’s An Omnichannel Holiday: Online Stays Strong As Shoppers Return To Stores

Americans embraced in-person shopping this Black Friday weekend, returning to stores and malls in big numbers. But early results for the weekend showed that consumers’ love affair with online shopping remains …

Holiday Inflation Watch: Thanksgiving Travel & Menus Took A Hit

The holiday inflation watch continues. This time, it’s Thanksgiving and plenty of consumers are feeling ungrateful for inflation as it slashed travel plans and slimmed down portions this year. In the …

First Legal Cannabis Retail Licenses Hit New York’s Massive Market

A mere 20 years after this article’s cover photo was taken, New York State is about to welcome its first-ever legal cannabis retail dispensaries. In November, New York’s Office of Cannabis …

What Twitter Users Need To Know About Mastodon Security

Twitter users are turning to the long-established federated community system known as Mastodon as the Musk era brings chaos to the ‘bird site’ social network. But how can you best secure …

Twitter Users Warned Not To Delete Their Accounts—Here’s Why

If you are thinking about leaving Twitter, deleting your account could be a very dangerous move that enables criminals, scammers, trolls, and more to use your good name to spread disinformation, …

UK Government Departments Ordered To Remove Chinese Security Cameras

The British government has ordered its departments to stop installing Chinese-made security cameras at ‘sensitive’ sites, citing security concerns. In a written statement, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Oliver Dowden …

Saudi Arabia And Israel’s NSO Face Fresh Spyware Challenge From Khashoggi Ally

Saudi Arabia and Israeli technology company NSO are facing another legal challenge in the UK, after British-Jordanian human rights activist Dr Azzam Tamimi launched legal proceedings against them. Tamimi was a …

Meta Sued Over Data Retention For ‘Forced’ Personal Ads

A human rights campaigner is suing Meta in the UK’s high court in a case that could have serious implications for other social media sites and search engines. Since 2018, when …

Twitter’s Broken Its Copyright Strike System, Users Are Uploading Full Movies

While Twitter, the website, remains online and has not simply collapsed after the vast majority of workers were fired or resigned under Elon Musk, we are already starting to see the …

India To Ease Up On Cross-Border Data Transfers

India has relaxed its planned restrictions on cross-border data flows, with a revision to its planned data protection laws. The new Digital Personal Data Protection Bill 2022 will allow the transfer …

Ukraine’s Engineers Dodged Russian Mines To Get Kherson Back Online–With A Little Help From Elon Musk’s Satellites

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Despite a bust up with a Ukrainian diplomat, Elon Musk’s Starlink satellites are helping the country’s telecoms engineers communicate and restore on-the-ground …

Cyberattacks On U.S. Airport Websites Signal Growing Threat To Critical Infrastructure

The transportation industry appears to be waking up to a renewed specter of threats following a series of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks that temporarily took down several U.S. airport websites. These …

Elon Musk Gives Twitter Staff 2 Days To Decide If They Want To Stay

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Twitter CEO Elon Musk gave staff an ultimatum this morning: decide whether they want to be part of the new “hardcore” Twitter …