Religious leaders are becoming content creators to keep their followers engaged

Search for Sunday sermons on YouTube, and you’ll get a hodgepodge of results: inspirational-style talks on struggle and resilience, viral videos featuring televangelists like Joel Osteen, and small livestreams from the homes or empty...

Trump’s TikTok Circus Will Have Lasting Consequences

It’s been one hell of a week for TikTok. The company is scrambling to get the White House to approve a deal it struck with Oracle, designed to alleviate national security concerns the US...

Americans won’t be able to download TikTok or WeChat from Sunday

What's happening? The US Commerce Department has issued an order banning Americans from downloading Chinese-owned apps TikTok and WeChat; it’s due to come into effect on Sunday, September 20. Existing users in the US...

A patient has died after ransomware hackers hit a German hospital

For the first time ever, a patient’s death has been linked directly to a cyberattack. Police have launched a "negligent homicide" investigation after ransomware disrupted emergency care at Düsseldorf University Hospital in Germany. The victim:...

Trump moves to shut down WeChat in the US. But TikTok will live until...

The Trump administration says it will effectively shut down WeChat, the mobile chat/payment service popular with millions of Chinese Americans, on Sunday. And the administration says it will do the same thing to TikTok, the...

When a digital twin becomes the evil twin

A digital twin is a digital replica of some physical entity, such as a person, a device, manufacturing equipment, or even planes and cars. The idea is to provide a real-time simulation of a...

Letter-writing staved off lockdown loneliness. Now it’s getting out the vote.

It blew up—so much so that Cochran had to create Google sheets and forms to help match up writers. And when the American Association of Retired Persons ran a feature on pandemic pen pal...

MidCoast Assist “Technology in Homes” project moves into second phase – Manning River Times

Technology for seniors at home The team at MidCoast Assist, a support service of MidCoast Council, is currently rolling out the second phase of its "Technology in Homes" project, providing funding and support for...

Microsoft open-sources fuzzing test framework

Microsoft is looking to help developers continuously fuzz-test code prior to release, via the open source OneFuzz framework. Described as a self-hosted fuzzing-as-a-service platform, OneFuzz enables developer-driven fuzzing to identify software vulnerabilites during the development...

Why Wasn’t Uber Charged in a Fatal Self-Driving Car Crash?

The safety driver behind the wheel of a self-driving Uber that struck and killed a woman in 2018 has been charged with a crime. Prosecutors in Maricopa County, Arizona, Tuesday said the driver, Rafaela...

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