The Verge: Firefox is getting a new logo, and Mozilla wants to hear what users think

The Verge: Firefox is getting a new logo, and Mozilla wants to hear what users think. “Mozilla is redesigning the Firefox logo, with a little help from the rest of us. This time around, though, the plan isn’t just to create one new icon for the flagship browser, but to design an entire series of icons to fit the brand’s different ventures — from mobile and VR browsers, to screenshot and file sharing tools. Mozilla’s already uploaded some possible takes, and now wants users to comment on its blog for feedback about what the icons should look like.”

Techstory: Pepsi sues Facebook, Twitter for alleging Kurkure contains plastic

Techstory: Pepsi sues Facebook, Twitter for alleging Kurkure contains plastic . “On Friday, July 20, Twitter user Nikhil Jois received a mail from Twitter notifying that his account information is being submitted to the court for legal process because of his tweet from June 2015 : ‘Also… did you try burning Kurkure? It has pla’ from his handle @nikhiljoisr. Like Jois, hundreds of social media users in India are being notified that their account details is being submitted to the Delhi High Court over an ongoing civil suit in which PepsiCo is suing platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Instagram.” Kurkure is a snack food sold in India by Pepsi. To me it kind of looks like Cheetos.

TechCrunch: Dixons Carphone now says ~8.8M more customers affected by 2017 breach

TechCrunch: Dixons Carphone now says ~8.8M more customers affected by 2017 breach . “A Dixons Carphone data breach that was disclosed earlier this summer was worse than initially reported. The company is now saying that personal data of 10 million customers could also have been accessed when its systems were hacked. The European electronics and telecoms retailer believes its systems were accessed by unknown and unauthorized person/s in 2017, although it only disclosed the breach in June, after discovering it during a review of its security systems.”

The Register: How hack on 10,000 WordPress sites was used to launch an epic malvertising campaign

The Register: How hack on 10,000 WordPress sites was used to launch an epic malvertising campaign . “Security researchers at Check Point have lifted the lid on the infrastructure and methods of an enormous ‘malvertising’ and banking trojan campaign. The operation delivered malicious adverts to millions worldwide, slinging all manner of nasties including crypto-miners, ransomware and banking trojans.”

Neowin: WhatsApp launches group calling for voice and video

Neowin: WhatsApp launches group calling for voice and video. “If you use WhatsApp, starting today, you’ll be able to make group video and voice calls. The feature was first announced at Facebook’s developer conference, F8, with no real details given about it. Now we have a better understanding of the functionality, including that it offers enhanced security and promises reliability on weaker connections.”

NPR: Offensive Tweets Remind Major Leaguers That On Social Media, The Past Is Never Past

NPR: Offensive Tweets Remind Major Leaguers That On Social Media, The Past Is Never Past. “For a brief while on the mound Sunday, Sean Newcomb stood atop the world. The young Atlanta Braves pitcher had thrown more than eight scoreless innings and allowed zero hits — until, with just one strike left to close it out, a line-drive single derailed his bid for the Braves’ first no-hitter in a quarter-century. Yet even as the 25-year-old starter walked back to the bench, deflated as the crowd clapped around him, another unpleasant reality was awaiting him.”

Yahoo News: Social Media Helped Italian Police Identify a French Skier Lost in the Alps for Decades

Yahoo News: Social Media Helped Italian Police Identify a French Skier Lost in the Alps for Decades. “The mystery of an ‘unknown’ French skier lost in the Alps for 64 years has finally been solved, with the help of some social media sleuthing, according to Italian authorities. The remains of 35-year-old French skier Henri le Masne were identified with the help of his family, who were finally reunited with their lost relative 64 years after he went missing in the Alps, Italian police confirmed on Saturday.”