Home Culture Science & Technology

Science & Technology

REUTERS: Major tech companies struggle to plug holes in logging software

Some of the world’s largest technology companies are still struggling to make their products safe from a gaping vulnerability in common logging...

REUTERS: Google, Meta dominate as digital propels global advertising growth -forecasts

The global advertising industry will notch higher growth this year than previously expected and is likely to continue its streak in 2022...

NPR: Ex-Google workers sue company, saying it betrayed ‘Don’t Be Evil’ motto

Three former Google employees have sued the company, alleging that Google's motto "Don't be evil" amounts to a contractual obligation that the tech giant...

REUTERS: Google Cloud, Snap, Spotify back up after brief outage

Multiple social media apps such as Snapchat (SNAP.N), Spotify (SPOT.N) and Alphabet's (GOOGL.O) Google Cloud appeared to be coming back online after a brief global outage on...

REUTERS: Facebook says hackers in Pakistan targeted Afghan users amid government collapse

Hackers from Pakistan used Facebook to target people in Afghanistan with connections to the previous government during the Taliban's takeover of the...

NPR: These researchers are trying to stop misinformation from derailing climate progress

Sean Buchan has started every day of the past two weeks at his computer, tracking narratives about the COP26 U.N. climate summit.

REUTERS: Facebook says it removed troll farm run by Nicaraguan government

Facebook (FB.O) said on Monday that last month it removed a troll farm with more than 1,000 Facebook and Instagram accounts which it was...

VOA: How LinkedIn China Outlasted Other US Tech Giants and Why It’s Departing Now

American-born entrepreneur Danny Levinson estimates half of his LinkedIn connections come from inside China. He has been using the social media platform...

VOA: Microsoft to Shut Down LinkedIn in China Over Censorship Concerns

Microsoft will close LinkedIn in China later this year, the company announced Thursday. The professional networking site, which started...

NPR: China is sending a female astronaut for a 6-month stay on its new space station

China's Tiangong space station will soon have its first female astronaut as a trio of spacefarers is set to blast off for...

REUTERS: Wall Street slammed by rotation out of Big Tech

Wall Street's main indexes tumbled on Monday as investors shifted out of technology stocks in the face of rising Treasury yields, while...

NPR: Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram go down in major, worldwide outage

Facebook and its Instagram and WhatsApp platforms were down across wide swathes of the world Monday. Facebook's internal systems used by employees...

Anouncement

[Urbana] Check out the new sculpture at Meadowbrook Park!

Be sure to head out to Meadowbrook Park and the Timpone Family Tree Grove, and check out Suzi's Garden.  The sculpture was fabricated...

[Champaign] RESTAURANT WEEK

JAN 28 - FEB 5The Champaign County Area Restaurant Week is back! Discover local flavors at over 25 restaurants across the county...

[Urbana] Free injury screenings this winter and spring

Have nagging pain? Tweak something shoveling snow or working out? You have the chance to get a free injury...

[Champaign] ALL ABOUT MOVIES

AT THE VIRGINIA THEATRE January Is All About Movies at the Virginia Theatre. Here's what you can catch on...