Apple Battery Gas Leak – Shop Evacuated
The leaking of vapours from a damaged iPad battery led to an Amsterdam shop being evacuated and 3 staff being treated for breathing problems caused by the released gas.
Superdrug Customers Informed of Hack
Superdrug is reported to have advised online customers to change their passwords after it was targeted by hackers who claim to have stolen the details of approximately 20,000 Superdrug customers.
Facebook Uses Scoring System To Manage Misinformation
It has been reported that Facebook allocates a trustworthiness score to some members to help it manage misinformation issues such as some members continually flagging / reporting stories as fake if they don’t agree with the content.
New Australian Law Gets The Thumbs-Down From Tech Firms
In Australia, a new draft bill proposing ways for tech firms, software developers and others to assist security agencies and police has been given the thumbs-down by a major industry group over its ambiguity, and the potential security risks it could create.
Superfast Broadband Boosts Business and Jobs
Among the findings of a recent government report about superfast broadband in the UK are claims that superfast broadband rollout so far has led to job creation and a £12.28 benefit for firms for every £1 invested by central and local authorities.
Tech Tip – Display System Drives First In File Explorer
In Windows by default, your File Explorer now opens the Quick Access screen when launched. If you’d rather go back to the old way of displaying your system drives first, here’s how: