Contents this week: Shein’s competitor Cider arrives in France, the disappointing test of Goodyear’s “revolutionary” airless tire, how hackers hack Gmail accounts and finally the amusing story of teleworkers who no longer hesitate to sub- deal with certain tasks without telling their boss.
Cider arrives in France
After Shein, another option to find the latest fashionable clothes without breaking the bank is coming to France: Cider. The application follows the same formula with very low operating costs and quantities of collections of new clothes to always stick to the trends. Cider could quickly emerge as a serious answer to Shein. The growth of the application over the past year is cause for admiration.
Goodyear’s latest airless tire disappoints
This innovation announced a real revolution: imagine tires that require less maintenance and are much cheaper to manufacture. Airless tires promise a small revolution in the rolling system of cars. But after the test of the latest in the field from Goodyear, everything seems to indicate that the announced revolution is not for now.
How do hackers hack Gmail accounts?
North Korean hackers have found a disarming trick to hack their targets’ Gmail accounts. A specially designed Chrome extension allows them to access Gmail accounts with ease, without having to aim for the security of the account itself, its password or trying to circumvent two-factor authentication. Caution is advised because Chrome extensions can by definition read and modify what is displayed in each tab…
Some teleworkers outsource tasks behind the boss’s back
Telework inspires some employees who no longer hesitate to reduce their workload by subcontracting some of their tasks to freelancers recruited on the web. The problem is that they do this without always telling their boss, with all that this may entail in terms of risk for the employer. For now, the practice fortunately seems to remain marginal, but the phenomenon is beginning to cause concern.
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