An issue with Malwarebytes is flagging Google.com and other domains incorrectly and blocking its users from accessing those domains. The issue appears to have hit widely as of 11am ET on September 21, and causes users to be unable to access Google.com, as well as receiving notifications for malware alerts. Other Google products, such as Gmail and YouTube, are also affected by this issue.
The cause of this error is not clear, but Malwarebytes has confirmed that it is looking into the “temporary issue” on Twitter.https://9to5google.com/2022/09/21/google-malwarebytes-issue/
The world of creative technology was rocked last week by news that industry giant Adobe had acquired Figma, makers of a hugely popular suite of UI and UX design tools, for a whopping $20 billion. The response from designers was immediate — and for the most part, extremely negative.https://www.theverge.com/2022/9/21/23363188/adobe-destroy-figma-designers-ux-ui-creative-cloud
Following TikTok’s announcement people were quick to point out that the concept behind TikTok Now looked very familiar.
Others were more direct, accusing it of “blatantly copying” its smaller competitor.https://www.bbc.com/news/newsbeat-62925572
Closed captions are cool now. Just ask anyone under 40.https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-do-all-these-20-somethings-have-closed-captions-turned-on-11663386473
The deal definitely lays down the gauntlet for other big names in the world of digital design. Specifically it will be interesting to see what comes next for companies like Canva and Sketch.https://techcrunch.com/2022/09/15/adobe-is-buying-figma-for-20b-taking-out-one-of-its-biggest-rivals-in-digital-design/
The search giant said that the new emojis will be available by the end of the year on Android and next year on other Google products. Along with the color version of the updated Noto font, the company has also published a revamped monochrome version of the font with new emojis. Google first launched monochrome emojis earlier this year as a nod to emojis on old feature phones.https://tcrn.ch/3S41SGk
Taking a page from Google/Alphabet and Facebook/Meta, Corel—the Canada-based maker of creative software like PaintShop Pro, VideoStudio, WinZip, MindManager, and Parallels Desktop since 1985—is rebranding as Alludo.https://www.pcmag.com/news/corel-rebrands-as-alludo-but-product-names-will-live-on