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Facebook to Pay US Content Reviewers More Amid Criticism

Photo Credit: Josh Edelson/ AFP Facebook is raising how much it pays US contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal. Facebook will pay at least $18 (roughly Rs. 1,300) an hour for these jobs. Those in New York City, ...

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ACCC starts breaking out Vodafone NBN customer connections

(Image: ACCC) The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has provided some insight into what technologies customers on Vodafone are using to connect to the National Broadband Network. The latest Wholesale Market Indicators Report to the end of March shows Vodafone has just under 17,000 fibre-to-the-premises customers, 2,650 on fibre-to-the-basement, ...

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Trump’s Huawei ban also causing tech shocks in Europe

The escalating U.S.-China trade war that’s seen Chinese tech giant Huawei slapped on a U.S. trade blacklist is causing ripples of shock across Europe too, as restrictions imposed on U.S. companies hit regional suppliers concerned they could face U.S. restrictions if they don’t ditch Huawei. Reuters reports shares fell sharply ...

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Google research: Most hacker-for-hire services are frauds

Hacker-for-hire services available online are what we thought they were — scams and ineffective — new research published last week by Google and academics from the University of California, San Diego, reveals. “Using unique online buyer personas, we engaged directly with 27 such account hacking service providers and asked them ...

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