Mindblown: a blog about everything interesting.

  • Read Elon Musk’s first email to all Twitter employees

    Elon Musk is ending Twitter’s ‘work from home forever’ policy. Employees are expected to be in the office for at least 40 hours a week. Musk wants Twitter to generate at least half of its revenue from subscriptions to become less reliant on advertising. Many advertisers have paused spending until Musk and his team can […]

  • Twitter employees told to send weekly updates to Elon Musk

    Twitter employees told to send weekly updates to Elon Musk

    Another day, another news about Elon Musk and Twitter. Twitter employees that are coding or doing technical work are now expected to submit a weekly summary of their work. The summary will include what they worked on, what they hoped to complete, and specific lines of code they wrote. Elon Musk is directly overseeing Twitter’s […]

  • Who is the final winner in TikTok bid?

    Who is the final winner in TikTok bid?

    After President Trump’s demand to sell TikTok to an American firm began, every major company competed for the 100m users firm. Microsoft seemed ahead with the race, but Oracle’s Trump card brokered the deal! The most obvious winner in all this is China’s government. ByteDance gets to keep its prize asset rather than sell it […]

  • Facebook to hide like counts

    Facebook to hide like counts

    Facebook confirms it may follow Instagram and hide like counts.  Users might feel less anxious about the perceived popularity of their content. Studies have shown that social media use may influence mental health, including leading to depression and anxiety. 

  • MoviePass hacked

    It’s 2019 and we are still dealing with encryption issues! 🤔🤦‍♂️ MoviePass exposed thousands of unencrypted customer card numbers

  • My Apple Card

    Only Apple could get people to post pictures of a credit card in 2019. And here is mine! 😉🤑💳 #Apple #AppleCard #AppleCreditCard

  • Capital One Databreach

    According to Capital One, that data includes approximately 120,000 Social Security numbers and approximately 77,000 bank account numbers #CapitalOne #Databreach https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-07-29/capital-one-data-systems-breached-by-seattle-woman-u-s-says

  • Costco membership card scan update

    Great! I’ve been asking and waiting for this digital membership card scan feature for quite sometime from #Costco Still not a complete cardless solution at their gas stations yet. #CostcoiOSApp

  • Robinhood password mess

    My guess is someone who wrote code must either logging all HTTP requests or user objects and passwords were accidentally included in diagnostic logs, but who knows! And it valued at $7.6 billion earlier this week 🤦‍♂️ #Robinhood #RobinhoodPassword

  • ‪Salesforce to buy Tableau for $15.7B‬

    Big deal for enterprise technology and Seattle tech. Tableau Software will remain based in Seattle and will continue to operate independently under the Tableau brand. ‬ Read More

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