Hired data: on average, white tech workers ask for $130K salary, receive $136K offer; Hispanic and black and workers ask for $124K, receive ~$130K offer (Megan Rose Dickey/TechCrunch)

February 8, 2018

Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch: Hired data: on average, white tech workers ask for $130K salary, receive $136K offer; Hispanic and black and workers ask for $124K, receive ~$130K offer  —  Pay discrimination and discrepancies based on gender and race are nothing new.  Unfortunately, it seems that little has changed over the years. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Google Chrome Pushes For User Protection With ‘Not secure’ Label

In an effort to force websites to better protect their users, the Chrome web browser will label all sites not encrypted traffic as “Not secure” in the web address bar, Google announced Thursday. From a report: Encrypted traffic allows users to access data on a website without allowing potential eavesdroppers to see anything the users visit. HTTPS also prevents meddlers from changing information in transit. During normal web browsing, Google…

February 8, 2018
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New Intermodal Cargo Terminal Will See Road and Rail Freight Reduce Urban Pollution

SWEDEN – This week saw the official opening of the country's latest intermodal facility as the Arken Combi Terminal in the Port of Gothenburg, which has actually be handling cargo since the turn of the year, was formally declared ready for business. Freight can now switch between road, rail and sea at the quayside, and can do so much more efficiently than before, and the new terminal ticks all the…

February 8, 2018
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HMM sets up consortium to run Asia-WCSA service

Hyundai Merchant Marine has been South Korea’s flagship container carrier since the bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping in February 2017. Photo credit: Shutterstock. South Korean liner operator Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) announced on 8 February that it had set up a consortium with Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), Hapag-Lloyd, and Ocean Network Express… Source: http://www.joc.com

February 8, 2018
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Apple Says the Leaked iPhone Source Code is Outdated

Apple has responded to security concerns surrounding leaked iPhone source code, pointing out that any potential vulnerabilities would be outdated. From a report: “Old source code from three years ago appears to have been leaked,” Apple said in a statement, “but by design the security of our products doesn’t depend on the secrecy of our source code. There are many layers of hardware and software protections built in to our…

February 8, 2018
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Everipedia, a rival to Wikipedia that plans to use tokens to permit editing and reward users, raises $30M from investors including Galaxy Digital (Jeff John Roberts/Fortune)

February 8, 2018

Jeff John Roberts / Fortune: Everipedia, a rival to Wikipedia that plans to use tokens to permit editing and reward users, raises $30M from investors including Galaxy Digital  —  Do we need a more lively Wikipedia for the Snapchat generation?  The founders of a fast-growing site called Everipedia … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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