An equation with two possible outcomes published on Twitter puzzled users of the social network and caught the attention of readers of TechTudo In August. The news was the most read of the software editor, followed by the story that explained the "rabbit or crow" policy: still in the microblog, a video viralized after confusing many Internet users, who could not distinguish the animal that starred in the shoot.
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Also in August, Facebook admitted that it paid professionals to transcribe media sent by Messenger users. After a series of scandals related to privacy breach by Apple and Amazon, the program was discontinued. Among the highlights of the month are also the discovery of a security flaw present 20 years in Windows, the retirement simulator of Portal Gov.br and an extension that allows you to view deleted messages in WhatsApp Web. Check out the list below. Top 10 most read subjects in the Software editor in the last 30 days.
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Mathematical problem puzzled Twitter users Photo: Playback / Twitter
Mathematical problem 82 (2 + 2) has confused many Twitter users as the right answer. The equation, depending on the order of resolution of the operations, would have two results: 1 or 16. Mathematicians, physicists and lay people from Brazil and other countries vied to prove their views, which generated over 14,000 tweets in response to the challenge. . In the end, both answers turned out to be correct. The reason for the confusion? The equation was written ambiguously, as explained by a spokesman for the American Mathematical Society.
A 30-second video shared on Twitter puzzled many users for showing a hand caressing what was apparently a rabbit. However, by paying a little attention to the clip, it will be noted that the animal in question is a crow. That's because what at first glance may look like the rabbit's muzzle is the bird's head, and the mammal's long ears are the bird's beak. The confused confusion, originally posted by the Imgur imaging service and shared by scientist Dan Quintana, totaled more than 46,400 likes and 12,000 retreats on the issue date.
Microsoft employee reveals what happens when a program crashes on a PC Photo: Carolina Oschendorf / TechTudo
A Microsoft software engineer revealed on an online Q&A platform what happens to the computer when Windows tries to find an automatic solution after a program crashes. According to the professional, although the system performs a series of tasks as soon as the user comes across the error message, it is rare to get an immediate response. This is because the mechanism involves data analysis, bug identification and report sharing with Microsoft. Once the information reaches the company's servers, it can release automatic correction or, more commonly, forward the failure to internal remedies.
4. Facebook listened and transcribed user audio
Facebook faces controversy after confirming that it has paid staff to transcribe media uploaded by the platform Photo: Wallace Nascimento / TechTudo
In the midst of a series of privacy breach policies involving major technology companies, Facebook has admitted that it has hired employees to transcribe audio messages sent by Messenger users. According to the social network, the purpose of listening would be to ensure that the software was able to interpret words correctly, and the identity of the people involved in the conversation was preserved. Like Apple, which has suspended review of user recordings interacting with virtual assistant Siri, Facebook has also terminated the program.
5. Windows has serious security flaw since XP version
Security flaw is present from Windows XP to Windows 10 Photo: Divulgao / Microsoft
Google has found that a critical security flaw has affected all versions of Windows for the past 20 years. The breach, present since Windows XP, allows low-privileged applications to send commands to programs with administrator privileges. According to the researcher who revealed the flaw, it allows attackers to have remote machine access and perform actions such as reading and writing text from any window, faking IDs and circumventing sandbox security mechanisms. At this time, the vulnerability has not been fixed by Microsoft.
6. Retirement Simulator
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The new Social Security calculator lets you know how much time you have left to retire according to the rules established after approval of the Reform in the House of Representatives. This tutorial explained how to use the Gov.br Portal tool, released by the Federal Government, to simulate retirement by contribution time and also by age.
7. Extensive shows deleted WhatsApp Web messages
Tutorial shows you how to view messages deleted by WhatsApp contacts Photo: Lucas Mendes / TechTudo
Another tutorial that was a hit with readers of TechTudo It was the subject that taught how to use the extensive WA Web Plus, which saves texts sent on WhatsApp Web and allows you to read conversations even after they are deleted. The action of the plugin, freely available from the Chrome Web Store, leaves no trace, and one never knows that messages have been viewed.
8. How to consult FGTS withdrawal release date
Tutorial teaches you how to find out when FGTS withdrawal becomes available to you Photo: Thssius Veloso / TechTudo
The schedule for the immediate withdrawal of FGTS 2019 (Duty Guarantee Fund) begins on 13 September. On the website of Caixa Econômica Federal, you can consult the exact date on which each person can withdraw the benefit. This subject explained the rules for the withdrawal of the FGTS, limited to $ 500 per active or inactive account, and taught how to find out when the fund will be released to the worker.
9. Apple accused of misleading iCloud advertising
iCloud is Apple's cloud storage service Photo: Divulgao / Apple
A lawsuit filed in California, California, accuses Apple of storing data from its cloud storage service, iCloud, on external servers. According to the lawsuit, contrary to what the company disclosed, Apple was not the only holder of information from users. The accusers claim that with the misleading advertising, the iPhone maker would have violated the trust of customers, who thought they were sharing their data with the company itself, to get new subscriptions to the service.
10. 2000s Customs That Changed on Social Media
The habit of calling attention by mistake on MSN has been replaced by inadvertently calling the WhatsApp contact. Photo: Playback / MSN
Unintentionally catching MSN attention, being teased by recent Orkut visitors, and using messenger status to send indirect lyrics snippets were common habits among Web users in the 2000s. If you think these customs have completely disappeared , you're wrong. In our subject, we have listed seven behaviors of the time that have been transformed with the evolution of social networks and technology.
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