Here’s how tech is taking over the news media

Last week workers at a San Francisco-based company announced they were forming a union.

“We are organizing because it is more important than ever that companies are equitable and supportive of their employees… [Our company] must support and protect its workforce and create the best environment possible in these turbulent times.”

While this sounds like it could be about a meatpacking plant or plastics factory, the company in question is Medium, a digital media publishing platform created by Twitter (TWTR) co-founder Evan Williams. (You can read the entire statement here.)

That employees at Medium feel the need to join

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5 Digital Marketing Trends to Watch Out For in 2021

The year 2020 has been a rollercoaster ride for marketers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, despite various drawbacks, certain marketing trends managed to thrive on the scene with great headwinds into 2021.

E-commerce took off as e-commerce proliferated with the stay-at-home trends, and TikTok became the new social media juggernaut on the scene. With 2021 around the corner, new trends are ready to hit the market. And unlike this year when the market was solitary due to the pandemic, the upcoming trends are much more flexible and wide-spread.

Trends such as marketing automation, user-generated content, and social e-commerce will

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Is Motorola working on a quad-curved screen smartphone?

Motorola is rumored to be working on its next flagship device, the successor to the Motorola Edge+. It was tipped that the device is codenamed ‘Nio” but later it was revealed that Nio is actually a Moto G series device with the previous-gen flagship chipset. Now, renders of a mysterious Motorola phone have been making rounds on Weibo. While these look like something Motorola might be working on, these are likely fan-made renders. Hence, we suggest you take this information with a grain of salt.

This could be the Motorola Edge+ successor

The leaked images suggest that the upcoming Motorola

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SpaceX’s Starlink internet network ‘speed will double’ later in 2021, says Elon Musk

According to Elon Musk, the Starlink satellite internet service will be substantially upgrading both its speed and latency capabilities later in 2021.

As SpaceX continues to pioneer technology for commercial space travel, so too does it continue to launch expanded internet coverage through its satellite-driven internet service, Starlink. SpaceX has already launched numerous satellites with the purpose of offering high-speed internet to consumers the world around, but Elon Musk claims the service will be substantially upgraded through this year. Not only did Musk promise expanded regional coverage, but he also claimed “speed will double” on the service later in 2021.

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Scam artists lurking on dating apps and social media made away with record haul in 2020

Scammers lurk on dating apps and social media, striking up conversation with strangers until they build up trust to eventually ask for money. The prevalence of these types of scams has been steadily rising every year for the past four years

We expect love to have an emotional impact on us, but a new report released by the Federal Trade Commission revealed it’s also hurting wallets. A record $304 million was reported lost to romance scams in 2020.

Scammers lurk on dating apps and social media, striking up conversation with strangers until they build up trust to eventually ask for

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Bugs Detected in Ninja Forms Plugin, 1M Sites Affected

Exploits detected in the Ninja Forms plugin for WordPress, installed on over a million sites, can lead to a complete site takeover if not patched.

Wordfence detected a total of four vulnerabilities in the Ninja Forms WordPress plugin that could allow attackers to:

  • Redirect site administrators to random locations.
  • Install a plugin that could be used to intercept all mail traffic.
  • Retrieve the Ninja Form OAuth Connection Key used to establish a connection with the Ninja Forms central management dashboard.
  • Trick a site administrators into performing an action that could disconnect a site’s OAuth Connection.

Those vulnerabilities could lead to

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