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Here are today’s Top 6 News & Events from Around the World. Take a look!

#6

Porn is Dead: On Tumblr, Finally

Mobile screen with Tumblr icon

Image Credits: Pexels Tracy Le Blanc

Come December 17, you’ll no longer find any adult content on Tumblr. After Starbucks, Tumblr too is going to end porn materials on its site, since its launch back in 2007. Is it indicating towards a trend that other websites will follow? If it continues, sure it will lead towards a porn free web access on several websites. It will be interesting to see as to how far these measures to ban porn on websites are successful.

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#5

100 Million Quora Users Data Hacked: ‘Serious’ Info Leaked, Says CEO

Quora Founders

Image Credits: Startupstories.in

If you’re a Quora user, your crucial information on the website might have been hacked. In a letter, the company CEO has acknowledged the cyber attack. According to the CEO, the amount of damage is beyond Quora for the users who linked their other social networks to the website. Private information such as email, password, and other linked social network data are all under attack. The attack took place today and the CEO has assured that steps are being taken to minimize the harm. Users that are under attack are being notified. You can contact Quora to know about your account. Update: The Quora site is down.

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#4

Facebook Employees Exodus: Is Facebook Crumbling Due to Scandals?

Mark Zuckerberg at Congress

Image Credits: Flickr Steven Stern

 Facebook’s current employees are calling up the former employees to receive advice on how to leave Facebook safely. The former employees have confirmed that they are receiving far more calls for such requests than usual. Is it indicating towards an odd future for the social network giant? Facebook is dealing with too many scandals and the CEO, Mark Zuckerberg has tarnished his image quite a bit. The company stock is also free falling, currently losing 40% of its value. No surprise that employees are worried and are seeking employment elsewhere.

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#3

After UIDAI, Now Microsoft and Mastercard Bringing Universal Digital ID

A digital finger print image

Image Credits: Pixabay

Both Microsoft and Mastercard are bringing together a universal digital ID which is decentralized and secure for use by everyone. The latest attempt on making universal digital ID will use cloud services. Mastercard is paring up with the Azure cloud services of Microsoft to make it happen. Microsoft will use its expertise in identity technology and Mastercard will utilize its extensive knowledge in digital interactions to make this platform a success.

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#2

Say Goodbye to Your SIM Card: Google is Expanding eSIM, Soon on Jio and Airtel

A screen capture of Pixel 3 website

Image Credits: Google Pixel 3 Website

Google first introduced eSIM on its Pixel 2 handsets. Back then it was rare, but now Google is serious about its expansion and is offering it on several other wireless networks. Indian users can start using the electronic sim within a couple of months through their carries. Jio and Airtel will be the first to introduce it in India for Pixel 3. Currently, both these networks provide an eSIM option for Apple phone users.

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#1

SpaceX Makes History: Launches a Record 64 Satellites into Earth’s Orbit

Image Credits: SpaceX website

SpaceX with its reusable rocket has finally proven its worth by launching an enormous number of 64 satellites into Earth’s lower orbit. SpaceX is just behind India’s launch of 104 satellites, but the important aspect is the use of reusable first stage of the rocket system. The launch has far-reaching implications for the company as its main business model of making profits through satellite launch is now cemented.

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