Firefox Will Block Navigational Data URIs as Part of an Anti-Phishing Feature

Catalin Cimpanu, writing for BleepingComputer: Mozilla will soon block the loading of data URIs in the Firefox navigation bar as part of a crackdown on phishing sites that abuse this protocol. The data: URI scheme (RFC 2397) was deployed in 1998 when developers were looking for ways to embed files in other files. What they came up with was the data: URI scheme that allows a developer to load a…

November 16, 2017
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A look at HQ Trivia, a twice daily live gameshow app that around 90K people play at once for the chance to win money (Molly Sauter/The Outline)

November 16, 2017

Molly Sauter / The Outline: A look at HQ Trivia, a twice daily live gameshow app that around 90K people play at once for the chance to win money  —  An app that broadcasts a gameshow that anyone can participate in 12 times a week has gone viral.  —  In the media  —  An app that broadcasts a gameshow that anyone … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Hollywood Strikes Back Against Illegal Streaming Kodi Add-ons

An anonymous reader shares a report: An anti-piracy alliance supported by many major US and UK movie studios, broadcasters and content providers has dealt a blow to the third-party Kodi add-on scene after it successfully forced a number of popular piracy-linked streaming tools offline. In what appears to be a coordinated crackdown, developers including jsergio123 and The_Alpha, who are responsible for the development and hosting of add-ons like urlresolver, metahandler,…

November 16, 2017
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A Busy Week for Appointments in the Shipping and Logistics Sectors This Week

DENMARK – Beginning this week's shipping and logistics employment changes is container line Unifeeder which has announced the appointment of former Maersk man, Nils Smedegaard Andersen, as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors. He succeeds former Hapag-Lloyd CCO Jesper Præstensgaard, who instead takes up the position of Deputy Chairman. The position at Unifeeder is Andersen’s first directorship within the logistics & shipping industry after he left AP Moller…

November 16, 2017
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Weekly Round Up Reveals Success Stories in the Freight and Logistics Sector

UK – Starting this week's look at some of the smaller stories in freight and logistics comes the news that Narrow Aisle Ltd, manufacturer of the Flexi range of articulated forklift trucks and other intralogistics solutions, has announced that it is on target to achieve a year-on-year global sales uplift across its range of over 20% in 2017. The materials handling company attributes the significant increase to growing sales in…

November 16, 2017
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Apology After Japanese Train Departs 20 Seconds Early

Several readers share a BBC report: A rail company in Japan has apologised after one of its trains departed 20 seconds early. Management on the Tsukuba Express line between Tokyo and the city of Tsukuba say they “sincerely apologise for the inconvenience” caused. In a statement, the company said the train had been scheduled to leave at 9:44:40 local time but left at 9:44:20. Many social media users reacted to…

November 16, 2017
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