USAJOBS Being Made More User Friendly

USAJOBS, the federal government’s website for job openings, is being revised to make it easier to find and apply for openings.

More than 500 federal agencies use USAJOBS to

post job opportunities covering over 600 occupations ranging from student and entry-level jobs to federal executive positions.

Last year in excess of 325,000 jobs that received 17.5 million applications were posted on the site.

Early in this federal fiscal year, which started the first of this month, the portal is planned to include a job status indicator for each listing that would include the number of applicants, the when the job was filled and other information, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office on the site.

The change would improve transparency and accountability and provide applicants with updates at each stage of the hiring process, the Office of Personnel Management, which runs the site, told GAO.

The coming

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Google is sharing user data tied to search keywords with law enforcement

The filing had been submitted in July, but wasn’t made public until October 6th.

Williams’ lawyer, Todd Spodek, intends to challenge the warrant for allegedly violating his client’s rights. Search warrants are normally targeted at a narrow group of likely suspects — this was aimed at anyone looking for certain terms. It could be “misconstrued or used improperly,” Spodek said.

Experts are concerned that “reverse” warrants, including geofence warrants that target everyone in a given area, violate Fourth Amendment rights protecting against overly broad searches. A federal judge in Illinois has already ruled that the approach violates the Fourth

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SciBite showcases cutting-edge technology to Life Science leaders at Virtual User Group Meeting

CAMBRIDGE, England, Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — SciBite, the award-winning semantic technology company, recently hosted its first Virtual User Group Meeting across three days, bringing together its global customer base to share cutting-edge insights.

An annual event that has been held face to face for the last three years, was unable to take place in the USA as originally hoped given current affairs. However, with the last year being incredibly busy for the rapidly growing organisation, SciBite couldn’t miss the opportunity to share valuable knowledge with its customers.

The latest advancements across SciBite’s semantic technology platform within Ontology Management, FAIR Data, Search and Knowledge Graphs were showcased to representatives from 25 of the world’s leading life sciences organisations.

Attendees joined each other along with the SciBite team through a virtual event platform to hear leaders from Novo Nordisk, Biogen, BMS, and Pfizer who each presented on their recent use

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A security flaw in Grindr let anyone easily hijack user accounts

Grindr, one of the world’s largest dating and social networking apps for gay, bi, trans, and queer people, has fixed a security vulnerability that allowed anyone to hijack and take control of any user’s account using only their email address.

Wassime Bouimadaghene, a French security researcher, found the vulnerability and reported the issue to Grindr. When he didn’t hear back, Bouimadaghene shared details of the vulnerability with security expert Troy Hunt to help.

The vulnerability was fixed a short time later.

Hunt tested and confirmed the vulnerability with help from a test account set up by Scott Helme, and shared his findings with TechCrunch.

Bouimadaghene found the vulnerability in how the app handles account password resets.

To reset a password, Grindr sends the user an email with a clickable link containing an account password reset token. Once clicked, the user can change their password and is allowed back into

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Some former Triller employees are wary of monthly active user count

  • Short-form-video app Triller, a TikTok rival, touted massive user growth last year that some former employees believe was inflated.
  • When Triller announced a fundraise in October 2019, it said it had grown 500% organically year over year to 13 million monthly active users.
  • Six former Triller employees said 13 million MAUs was more than five times what they were seeing on some internal metrics. One provided a screenshot that showed closer to 2 million MAUs.
  • In August, Triller threatened to sue a third-party app analytics company, Apptopia, for providing estimates of Triller’s app downloads that contradicted the company’s publicly reported numbers. 
  • Triller CEO Mike Lu said the former employees were “disseminating inaccurate information” to Business Insider. “We can validate each and every one of our 239M plus [users].”
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

If you read the trail of statements made by Triller in recent weeks, the short-form-video

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Facebook Sues Marketing Firms Over Stealing User Data From It And Other Tech Giants

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB) on Thursday filed a lawsuit against two companies for allegedly harvesting data from its users in an unauthorized fashion in the Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo.

What Happened: The Mark Zuckerberg-led company said in a statement the two companies scraped data from Facebook and Instagram.

The scraping operation also affected platforms run by Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR), Microsoft Corporation’s (NASDAQ: MSFT) LinkedIn,, Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN), and Alphabet Inc’s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (NASDAQ: GOOG) YouTube, as per Facebook.

The Menlo Park-based social network giant said that the two companies — Israel-based BrandTotal Ltd and Delaware-incorporated Unimania Inc — allegedly took to scraping the web portals in order to sell marketing intelligence and other services.

Why It Matters: Scraping refers to data collection through unauthorized automation that targets a website or an app.

The social media behemoth said that the two companies purportedly used browser

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SilkRoad Technology Announces New User Interface and Enhanced Capabilities Across Its RedCarpet Onboarding and Learning Solutions

SilkRoad Technology, a global software and services platform that helps organizations attract, retain and align people to its business, announces the release of the first phase of its OneView initiative as well as enhanced capabilities in its RedCarpet Onboarding and Learning platforms that enables organizations to speed time to productivity and contribution to drive digital operating models that have been necessitated by disruption and change.

OneView is a comprehensive effort to unify our solutions. All SilkRoad Technology solutions will receive an updated user interface that ensures a consistent, modern experience. This initial update is part of a broader effort to bring all current and future SilkRoad Technology capabilities to a singular, cohesive platform for the modern workforce. These components will enhance the platform’s ability to deliver a cohesive employee experience across the entirety of the employee lifecycle from recruitment, onboarding and critical transitions, learning, development and exits.

As business models

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DDN Tops the Ratings in Intersect360 User Survey for Technical and Operational Satisfaction and Future Vision for Storage

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In a recent survey conducted by Intersect360 Research measuring HPC users’ awareness of vendor offerings, satisfaction and loyalty across processors, servers, storage and cloud, DDN®, the global leader in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and multicloud data management, received the highest ratings among all storage vendors for their technical capabilities,  operational satisfaction and future vision. In addition, the survey found that non-current user respondents would be more likely to implement DDN solutions over any other vendor for future storage needs.

The HPC User Ratings Survey included nearly 200 respondents from 30 countries worldwide, from organizations in commercial, government and academic markets. Survey questions gauged each organization’s level of brand awareness, usage experience, impression of a vendor’s technical and operational capabilities with current solutions, promise of future technology offerings and whether the organization would use a vendor’s solutions in the next two

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Global Vibration Sensor Market By Technology, By Type, By Material, By End User, By Region, Industry Analysis and Forecast, 2020

NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —

The Global Vibration Sensor Market size is expected to reach $7.4 billion by 2026, rising at a market growth of 9.1% CAGR during the forecast period. Technological advancement is the key behind the development of most businesses. Among the different technologies, sensor technology has gained massive consideration from makers over the last few years. Expanded acceptance of this innovation has profited makers in extending their production at a decreased cost. One such device is the vibration sensors, which assist in recognizing abnormal vibration in industrial machines at that quickest, and in this manner, bring about limiting machine failure.

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Vibration sensors are progressively embraced as the requirement for machine condition monitoring and upkeep is on the rise. In recent years, vibration frameworks have been broadly utilized for checking the conditions of machines, bridges, and buildings, and the forecast

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Aviation Lubricants Market by Type, End User, Technology, Application, Platform, and Region – Global Forecast to 2025

The “Aviation Lubricants Market by Type (Hydraulic Fluid, Engine Oil, Grease, Special Lubricants & Additives), End User (OEM, Aftermarket), Technology (Mineral-Based, Synthetic), Application, Platform, and Region – Global Forecast to 2025” report has been added to’s offering.

The global aviation lubricants market size is projected to grow from an estimated USD 2.0 billion in 2020 to USD 2.9 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 7.2% during the forecast period.

The COVID-19 has taken a colossal toll on the world’s economic activity with individuals, organizations, governments, and businesses having to adapt to the challenges of the crisis. Air travel restrictions across various regions for both domestic and international flights have led to inactive fleets across the globe. Like many other sectors, the aviation lubricants market is also heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The two major factors which led to the decline in the lubricants market was the sudden

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