T-Series vs PewDiePie subscriber fight is getting out of hand

Some of you may have noticed, there is a fight for fame in the most used on-demand video streaming website – YouTube. The currently most subscribed celebrity – Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg (PewDiePie), may soon be surpassed by the Indian music record label T-Series. Pew’s fans called everyone for action, to subscribe and keep him at the top place. That’s all fine, but when do you know it has gone overboard? Three days ago, I’ve received the following spam email from one of my hosting providers…

Spam email screenshot.
Spam from 000webhost daughter company of Hostinger.
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Firefox 63 security warning issue

The latest version of the Mozilla foundation browser – Firefox Quantum 63.0, introduces an issue with some websites, where even though there is a valid security certificate, it doesn’t load the page.
The below image shows a website that i usually access using Firefox. Other browsers like Edge and Chrome validate the certificate correctly and display the page.

Previously there was an option to add an exception and continue to the site anyway (which is also described on the help page), but in this situation it doesn’t exist, probably because the certificate is found as valid. While i do not know the source of this issue, the fix is very simple if you encounter it – click on the shield icon in front of the URL and “Clear Cookies and Site Data”. In the popup click OK after verifying the domain name – this will clear all temporary data in your browser for this website and open it clean, the next time you load the page.

Google translate getting a design update

Google’s translate website has had the same design for many years.
It seems, it’s time that it received a new style. Below you can see the old and the new designs of the page.

YouTube’s skewed “Official artist channels” feature

In the beginning of this year, YouTube started rolling out a feature they called “Official artist channels”, meant to make it more easy to find content from your favorite artists.

However, while I was browsing, I stumbled upon this video from Lenka:

Only to find a surprise. I liked the song and I wanted to see if there are more like this on her channel… but the link didn’t lead to her channel.

From the screenshot, you can see that, instead, I was led to an empty channel owned by Sony Media Entertainment.
It seems that she was partnered with SME before, but cancelled her contract, so why is the “Official channel” still the now empty SME channel?
I’ve reported this bug on 24th of October 2018 and now, over a month later, it’s still not fixed.

Funny thing is that when embedded, the above video shows the channel name as “LenkaVEVO” while on the YouTube page it shows “lenkatv”.
If you search LenkaVEVO on Google, it will lead you to the correct channel.

YouTube, the community have been asking for some stability to the already existing features, before adding new ones.