It's been coming coming, but Facebook told TechCrunch today that the time is just about here -- starting "over the next few days" everyone will need Messenger to chat directly with their Facebook friends on mobile devices (iOS, Android and Windows Phone).
Way back in 2011, PlayStation Network services and websites went dark due to "an external intrusion." Anonymous claimed responsibility, names, passwords and possible payment information was lost in a data breach, and everybody in general had a bad time.
The Chinese city of Yumen in Gansu province in China was sealed off Tuesday for nine days (ending today) after a man died of bubonic plague, South China Post reports, based on a report by China Central Television.
“Other reports said the 38-year-old victim had come across a dead marmot on July 13. He is said to have chopped it up to feed to his dog, but developed a fever the same day.
In the wake of the NSA revelations last year, anyone and everyone in tech started publishing transparency reports about data requests.
Now the thing to do is apparently reveal statistics about corporate diversity -- most of which have not panned out to be the greatest selling points.
Nevertheless, Twitter is the latest in big tech to share the ethnic and gender makeup of its workforce. Simply put, the San Francisco-headquartered business doesn't exactly stand out from the pack.
Public relations aren't the strong point of most airlines, but Southwest took it to an entirely new level recently after a tense incident between a passenger and a rude Southwest gate agent -- which led to hostilities, thinly veiled threats, and forcibly deleted tweets.