Twitter Charging Businesses $1,000 to Keep Gold Verification

Twitter is reportedly implementing another major change, one that would see it charge $1,000 for businesses to maintain their gold verification.

Proposed Patch Would Disable Linux CPU Security Mitigations at Compilation

Debian developer Breno Leitao has proposed a Linux kernel patch that would allow developers to disable CPU security mitigations at compilation.

Google Is Prepping an iOS Browser That Uses Chrome’s Engine

Google’s engineers are reportedly working on an iOS version of Chrome that will use Chrome’s Blink rendering engine instead of iOS WebKit.

The Wristwatch That Inspired a Creative Revolution

Learn more about the fascinating story of a gift of a wristwatch that inspired a creative revolution in the article below.

Deadbeat Company? Twitter Faces New Lawsuit for Unpaid Bill

Twitter has defaulted on another bill, this time for Innisfree M&A Incorporated, the company that advised it during Elon Musk’s purchase.

Colombian Judge Uses ChatGPT in Legal Decision

Judge Juan Manuel Padilla Garcia, of the First Circuit Court in the city of Cartagena, has become the first judge to use ChatGPT in a decision.

FTC May Launch Antitrust Lawsuit Against Amazon

The Federal Trade Commission is reportedly preparing an antitrust lawsuit against Amazon, the latest in regulators’ efforts to reign in Big Tech.

Google Brings VMware to Google Cloud

Google is rolling out support for VMware in Google Cloud in the form of “a Google-managed VMware platform.”

Activision Blizzard Will Pay $35M Fine Over Multiple Violations

Activision Blizzard has reached an agreement with the SEC to pay a $35 million fine over disclosure controls and whistleblower violations.

Google Invests $300M in AI Startup Founded by OpenAI VP

Google is continuing its quest to come up with an answer to OpenAI’s ChatGPT, investing in a rival founded by a former OpenAI VP.

Getting the Most Out of Outsourcing SEO

SEO is a serious aspect to online marketing that is meant to be done by true professionals. Consider outsourcing SEO – more below.

Apple TV and Music Come to 200 TV Brands via LG webOS Hub

LG has expanded the availability of Apple’s entertainment apps, bringing them to some 200 TV brands.

Microsoft Adding ChatGPT Email Creation Into Viva Sales

Microsoft is taking another crack at Salesforce, integrating ChatGPT email creation into Viva Sales to make it easier for salespeople to communicate with clients.

Sergey Brin Is Coding at Google Again in ‘Code Red’ AI Effort

After years of absence, Sergey Brin is once again back at Google and has just submitted his first code request.

Amazon Reports First Unprofitable Year in Almost a Decade

Amazon delivered its quarterly report and it was bad news as the company turned in its first unprofitable year in almost a decade.

Privacy and Cybersecurity Challenges in 2023 – Part One

With a new year comes new privacy and cybersecurity challenges for companies large and small, not the least of which is new regulation.

Google Is Raising Its Bug Bounty Payouts

Google is raising its bug bounty program for fuzz testing, with the maximum payout now $30,000.

Twitter Is Killing Its Free API, Will Charge Devs February 9

Twitter’s controversial decisions under owner Elon Musk just keep on coming, with the platform killing off its free developer API.

Microsoft Doesn’t Want Employees Sharing Sensitive Data With ChatGPT

Microsoft may be going all-in on OpenAI tech and ChatGPT, but that doesn’t mean the company wants sensitive information shared with it.

Netflix Password Sharing Crackdown Continues

Netflix is continuing its efforts to crack down on password sharing, making it a bit more inconvenient.