Tag Archives: Problem

Sexual harassment ‘is a systemic cultural problem in the advertising industry’

The allegations of sexual harassment surrounding Harvey Weinstein have had an impact beyond the movie industry: Women in ad agencies are now telling their own stories of inappropriate behavior in the workplace with one senior executive urging them to step forward. Last week, entrepreneur and former ad industry head Cindy Gallop wrote a Facebook post. In it, she called for women ... Read More »

NO ONE KNOWS WHAT A SELF-DRIVING CAR IS, AND IT’S BECOMING A PROBLEM

“WE HAVE NOW self-driving cars.” So declared no less an authority than the United States’ chief of transportation, Secretary Elaine Chao, in a May interview with Fox Business. “They can drive on the highway, follow the white lines on the highway, and there’s really no need for any person to be seated and controlling any of the instruments.” This is wrong. Today, you can ... Read More »

Games Inbox: The problem with pre-orders, Polybius love, and GTA VI expectations

Farpoint – an expensive risk to pre-order The evening Inbox debates the 10 most influential video games of all time, as one reader defends the price of Ultra Street Fighter II. To join in with the discussions yourself email [email protected]   Something completely different It was interesting reading the Farpoint review this morning. I was talking to a friend over ... Read More »

Pixel Phone’s Audio Distortion Problem Is a Hardware Issue, Google Reportedly Confirms

Google seems to have acknowledged that the audio distortion issue, which was being experienced by several Pixel and Pixel XL smartphone users, is a hardware issue as the company is reportedly offering warranty replacements for the devices. Instead of coming out with a firmware update to resolve the problem, the company has opted to offer warranty replacements. Mark Buckman, who ... Read More »

iPhone Sudden Shut Down Problem? This Is What Apple Has to Say

It was reported late last month that some iPhone users are facing battery issues in that their phones were abruptly shutting down even with sufficient battery life remaining. After hearing multiple complaints, Apple issued a replacement process for those iPhone 6s users who were facing such shutdowns. Apple has now issued a statement on its Chinese website regarding the issue. ... Read More »

The Human Problem at the Heart of Snapchat’s Employee Data Breach

Snapchat says it’s “just impossibly sorry” for a recent data breach that exposed payroll information of some current and former employees on Friday. The Snapchat data wasn’t stolen by a coding mastermind who penetrated the company’s servers using some unknown flaw. Instead, it was stolen by an attacker who exploited a much simpler, more human vulnerability: trust. The attacker pretended ... Read More »

Apple Finally Fixes Safari’s Twitter Link Problem

Apple has resolved the issue that prevented Twitter’s short URLs “t.co” from loading on its Safari Web browser. The recently released third beta of OS X 10.11.4 to developers fixes the bug, according to several users. People on the stable OS X cycle should expect the bug fixed in the coming weeks. A developer named Dieter Komendera tweeted this week ... Read More »