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Facebook Surges Past 2 Billion Users

The social network is still growing quickly, thanks to new sign-ups in developing countries. (CCM) — Facebook has burst through the two billion monthly active user mark, Mark Zuckerberg has announced in a brief message. “As of this morning, the Facebook community is now officially 2 billion people! We’re …

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Vaccine Found for NotPetya Ransomware

Creating a file with a specific name renders computers immune to the NotPetya malware’s malicious behavior. (CCM) — Computer users can “vaccinate” their PCs to make them immune to the devastating NotPetya ransomware that struck organizations around the world this week, the BBC is reporting. A security researcher at Cybereason …

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Qatar says FIFA report vindicates integrity of 2022 bid

Sport Qatar’s 2022 World Cup organisers have welcomed a long-awaited FIFA report on the race to host the tournament, saying the conclusions represented “a vindication of the integrity” of Doha’s bid. Men walk on grass being grown for Qatar’s 2022 World Cup, at an experimental facility in Doha, Qatar November …

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Paolo Maldini beaten in 42 minutes on professional tennis debut

Former footballer Paolo Maldini’s professional tennis debut ended in defeat at the Aspria Tennis Cup in Milan. The Italy and AC Milan great earned a wild card into the doubles event at the ATP Challenger tournament – one level below the main tour – after winning a qualifier with partner and …

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Messenger Chats Get Fun Injection

Facebook has introduced new emoji and masks to liven up video chats on Messenger. (CCM) — Facebook has injected a raft of new features into Messenger, and their only purpose is to make video chatting more fun, Nora Micheva, Messenger’s product manager, announced in a blog post. The …

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