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Colonial Pipeline says operations back to normal following ransomware attack

Colonial Pipeline said Saturday that all of its systems are back to operating normally, including the pipeline it shut down a week ago amid a ransomware attack. The pipeline is now servicing all its markets including Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Washington, DC, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, […]

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Go read this look at how Clubhouse’s blocking system is problematic

Anyone who’s spent more than five minutes on social media can tell you that most platforms have plenty of trolls, reply-guys and other people who may just be unpleasant to interact with. On big platforms like Twitter, Faecbook, and Instagram, the option to block another user allows you to keep someone out of your feed. […]

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Cloudflare says it’s time to end CAPTCHA ‘madness’, launches new security key-based replacement

Cloudflare, which you may know as a provider of DNS services or the company telling you why the website you clicked on won’t load, wants to replace the “madness” of CAPTCHAs across the web with an entirely new system. CAPTCHAs are those tests you have to take, often when trying to log into a service, […]

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Amazon debuts free video-streaming service MiniTV in its India app

Amazon has launched an ad-supported, free video streaming service called MiniTV within the Amazon India app, TechCrunch reports. It’s a different offering than its separate Amazon Prime Video service, as MiniTV is contained within Amazon’s traditional shopping app, rather than its own standalone app. Only available to users in India, MiniTV’s catalog includes mostly older […]

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AT&T is reportedly in talks to merge its media business with Discovery

AT&T and Discovery are in talks that would combine AT&T’s media business with Discovery’s reality-TV dynasty to create a massive new entertainment entity, Bloomberg reports, citing sources. The Los Angeles Times corroborated the story, noting that “many Warner Media executives were stunned by the news.” Neither company confirmed the deal, but if it came to […]

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Clubhouse expanding its new Android app to more countries this week

After launching its Android app a week ago, social audio platform Clubhouse said Sunday it will roll out to more countries in the coming week. The Android app will be available in Brazil, Japan, and Russia on Tuesday, India and Nigeria by Friday, and the “rest of the world” throughout the week. For the first […]

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YouTuber Jake Paul being investigated for driving on protected Puerto Rico beach

Officials in Puerto Rico are reportedly investigating an incident involving YouTube star Jake Paul, after he was seen in a now-deleted video riding in a vehicle on a beach that’s a nesting area for turtles this time of year, the New York Post reported. “I have ordered an investigation to determine the circumstances surrounding the […]