This echoes concerns about how Firefox will differentiate itself going forward. Former Firefox employees say Mozilla should stick to a distinct strategy for its marquee browser. “It’s basically a more optimized privacy browser, but at the same time they’re trying to get more utility out of it and squeeze revenue… Read More »Is Firefox OK?
When the $370 bill arrived a month later, I realized that the rule of thumb was terrible for my two-bedroom home, which was built in the 1960s with insulation treated as an afterthought. Once the house reached 68 degrees, it couldn’t retain that temperature for long, so the furnace powered… Read More »How Tech Can (and Can’t) Help You Fight Soaring Energy Bills
Google’s employees are called Googlers. Amazon’s workers are known as Amazonians. Yahoo’s employees were Yahoos.So it was a conundrum for employees at Facebook, long known as Facebookers, when the company renamed itself Meta late last year.The terminology is now no longer in question. At a meeting on Tuesday, Mark Zuckerberg,… Read More »Out With the Facebookers. In With the Metamates.
Perhaps you’re dreaming of a Great Resignation of your own. Here are some suggestions for leaders based on a recent experience transitioning to a new role. Image: iStockphoto/Pixsooz Must-read CXO coverage With what seems like a daily barrage of news about job changes, highly competitive recruiting and rapidly escalating compensation,… Read More »Are you considering a job change? Here’s how to plan for your search
Ever had a great idea for a video game? With this affordable bundle, you can start building it without learning a bunch of code. Image: scyther5, Getty Images/iStockphoto While doing your due diligence on which programming languages you should learn in 2022 is great, having some fun is important too.… Read More »Start building your own games—no coding knowledge necessary
This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. Here is a collection of past columns.Linus Sebastian is the face of a mini YouTube empire. His company also resembles a scaled-down version of the Gap, employing a fashion designer, logistics experts, graphic designers and “fit technicians” to sell merchandise to… Read More »This YouTube Star Is Also a Retail Empire
In recent weeks, nearly every corner of the US government has been brought to bear on that same question: The Transportation Security Administration, which oversees pipeline security, in addition to its better-known role of passenger screening at airports, has issued directives to pipeline companies; the Environmental Protection Agency has recently… Read More »The US Watches Warily for Russia-Ukraine Tensions to Spill Over
After Sept. 11, the lobbies in many U.S. office buildings permanently changed as landlords beefed up security, adding cameras, turnstiles, programmable elevators and other technological tools. All who entered were required to have identification, and guards recorded who came and went.Now, as pandemic restrictions ease and workers begin to trickle… Read More »Office Lobbies Are Going Contactless Because of Covid
Dubbed TA2541 by Proofpoint researchers, the group has been attacking targets in several critical industries since 2017 with phishing emails and cloud-hosted malware droppers. Image: Adobe Stock/Profit_image Security researchers at Proofpoint have announced their discovery of a common threat actor behind attacks reported by Cisco Talos, Microsoft and others, and… Read More »Researchers discover common threat actor behind aviation and defense malware campaigns
Twitter has been blocking the profiles of adult content creators in Germany since late 2020, with at least 60 accounts affected to date. The move comes in response to a series of legal orders by German regulators that have ruled that online pornography should not be visible to children and… Read More »Twitter Has Started Blocking Porn in Germany