Twitter has tripled the size of its abuse support team after the number of reports it handled increased five-fold in six months thanks to an expansion of harassment controls.
The company did not specify the headcount increase, nor the number of reports. El Reg has requested the information.
Tournaments, brackets, and cut-down basketball nets aren't the typical currency here at Ars, but we like any excuse to apply seasonal sports analogies to nerdy fare. No, really. Look: We're taking a giant logical leap and applying the world of college basketball to, er, the world of hacking movies!
Blackberry said today it will bring its security, productivity, and communications tools to iOS, Android, and Windows.
In an announcement about the Blackberry Experience Suite made at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Canada’s Blackberry said “we want to empower all mobile professionals in order to supercharge their productivity and allow them to work across all their devices in an effortless and secure way.”
The company said the suite of tools will be released later this year.
Ride-sharing service Uber is once again offering customers in Seoul a free ride.
Announced Wednesday, the move is the latest attempt by the company -- which provides a car-hailing app that connects riders and drivers -- to offer its service in a city that's proved unwilling to budge on allowing Uber to operate legally.
Gemalto, the Dutch maker of billions of mobile phone SIM cards, confirmed this morning that it was the target of attacks in 2010 and 2011—attacks likely perpetrated by the NSA and British spy agency GCHQ. But even as the the company confirmed the hacks, it downplayed their significance, insisting that the attackers failed to get inside the network where cryptographic keys are stored that protect mobile communications.