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Facebook commits $100 million to struggling news outlets during coronavirus crisis

Facebook today announced plans to invest $100 million to boost local news media outlets whose advertising revenues have been gutted by the COVID-19 crisis. In a blog post, Facebook’s vice president of global news partnerships, Campbell Brown, said local journalists are playing a vital role in providing information about COVID-19. But their employers’ ad-driven business …

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Chrome alert breached passwords

Critical And Exploitable Vulnerability Found In CODESYS Web Server

Researchers found a critical vulnerability in CODESYS web server that could allow an attacker to conduct remote attacks. Fortunately, the vendors have patched the flaw since being alerted. What is CODESYS? CODESYS web server, as described by the vendors, facilitates ‘CODESYS WebVisu to display CODESYS visualization screens in a web browser’. CODESYS Web Server Vulnerability …

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Amazon offers higher pay to lure warehouse employees to Whole Foods grocery unit

(Reuters) — Amazon is offering higher pay to recruit its own warehouse employees to pick and pack Whole Foods groceries amid rising demand and a worker shortage, according to an internal document reviewed by Reuters. This move, known as labor sharing, highlights how the ecommerce giant is reallocating some of its vast workforce to handle …

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Linden Lab sells off Sansar to 'streamline its focus' on Second Life

Linden Lab sells off Sansar to ‘streamline its focus’ on Second Life

Linden Lab has announced that it’s sold Sansar to San Francisco-based tech company, Wookey Project Corp., which has assumed all operations without service interruption to the community. I couldn’t find anything about this company, Wookey Project, because their website seems bare, but the news is verified on the official Linden Lab blog. Reportedly, Linden Lab decided to …

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