If there's one thing we know about the Internet, it's that there can be a lot of conflict, snarkiness and smart-a behaviour from all sides, whether it is gaming, politics, or just discussion about well, anything really. So new stats from Reddit about gamers seeking a "low sodium" diet are making me thirsty to learn more.
The first advanced desktop environment for Linux users, KDE, has completed 25 years in existence, a testimony to the fact that free software is very much alive and kicking.
Reddit's first new feature for two years is Predictions – a competitive environment for tipping the outcome of an event or conversation.
Social news website and forum Reddit has appointed former Google Cloud executive Pali Bhat as its first ever chief product officer.
Australian scale-up secure coding company Secure Code Warrior has made several senior appointments.
Stating it is upvoting the land down under, Reddit is continuing its international expansion with dedicated, locally-based community, engineering and sales staff, as well as a country manager with Australia Reddit's fourth largest user base growing 40% YoY.
Open-source file syncing and sharing software company Nextcloud has announced the launch of Nextcloud Hub 20, which adds new features and also integrates third-party social media, productivity and collaboration platforms like Twitter, GitHub and Discourse.
Nearly 83% of the population of Australia above the age of 14 — 17.1 million people — uses the social media site Facebook during an average four weeks, the research agency Roy Morgan says, adding that this figure has grown by 4.2 million, or 32.4%, from 2015.
Google has been caught out hiding privacy settings in its Google Pay app that can restrict what information the company collects about users. Three settings are all selected and only accessible via a special URL and not through the settings link of the app.
American social news aggregation, Web content rating, and discussion website Reddit has says someone broke into its systems and accessed user data including email addresses, plus a 2007 database back-up containing encrypted passwords.
Google will delete back-ups of Android devices, after warning users who have not used their devices for two weeks and without telling them how long it will take before the back-ups are removed.
A security researcher who claims to have managed to bypass two-factor authentication on the website of the US-based digital asset exchange Poloniex says he sold the vulnerability information after waiting for more than 60 days for the company to react after being informed.
A Reddit posting says the Australian Government may be looking at Active Directory to authenticate 28 million Australian citizens in a future public-facing website.
By the time you read this, Apple would have removed at least 10 fake bitcoin wallets from its App Store. But that is the tip of the iceberg as a tsunami of fake apps expose huge flaws in its review process.
Tech giant Apple has been embarrassed in a big way this week after compromising photos of several celebrities surfaced online, but it maintains its iCloud systems haven't been breached.
What do you do with a dog of a product? You rename the dog. Microsoft is considering rebranding its Internet Explorer (IE) browser to give it a new lease of life.
The world's wealthiest man Bill Gates has revealed he would still pick up a $100 bill on the street, after taking part in an 'Ask Me Anything' session on Reddit today.
One-time US Olympic rower and Mark Zuckerberg frenemy Cameron Winklevoss, one half of the famed Winklevoss twins, has revealed he thinks Bitcoin could reach US$40,000 a coin.
Windows 8.1 has only been available for a few hours but already hundreds of reports are coming in about the Windows Store being inaccessable.
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