MoviePass database exposes 161 million records
3 months, 2 weeks ago by kyle | 4 facts | 0 comments | 2 votes

  • An exposed database on a MoviePass subdomain housing 161 million records was left unsecured and exposed credit card and customer card information. - www.scmagazine.com
  • The database, which included expiration dates, names and addresses on some users as well as email and passwords, was discovered by SpiderSilk security. - www.scmagazine.com
  • Movie ticket subscription service MoviePass has exposed tens of thousands of customer card numbers and personal credit cards. - techcrunch.com
  • The database had more than 58,000 records containing card data — and was growing by the minute. - techcrunch.com

VMware acquires Carbon Black for $2.1B and Pivotal for $2.7 billion
3 months, 2 weeks ago by kyle | 2 facts | 0 comments | 2 votes

  • VMware today announced that it is acquiring Carbon Black, a publicly traded security company that focuses on securing modern cloud-native workloads. - techcrunch.com
  • Indeed, these are two very different companies, but both Carbon Black and Pivotal focus on modern workloads. - techcrunch.com

Dell XPS 13 9th generation developer edition announced
3 months, 2 weeks ago by kyle | 9 facts | 0 comments | 2 votes

  • Today we’d like to announce that the new XPS 13 developer edition (7390) will soon be available in the US, Canada and Europe. - bartongeorge.io
  • The new developer edition, based on Intel’s 10th Gen Core™ U series processors, is part of Dell’s new consumer PC portfolio that is being unveiled today. - bartongeorge.io
  • The XPS 13 developer edition, 7390 - bartongeorge.io
  • These systems represent the 9th generation of the XPS 13 developer edition and will come with the Killer™ AX1650 (2×2) built on Intel WiFi 6 Chipset. - bartongeorge.io
  • The new 7390 systems will co-exist alongside the current 9380 XPS 13 developer edition. - bartongeorge.io
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General Electric accused of fraud
3 months, 2 weeks ago by kyle | 4 facts | 0 comments | 4 votes

  • Harry Markopolos has published a report claiming that accounting fraud “bigger than Enron and WorldCom combined” lurks within G.E. - www.gefraud.com
  • GE has been running a decades long accounting fraud by only providing top line revenue and bottom line profits for its business. - www.gefraud.com
  • To make it impossible to compare GE’s numbers across multi-year time periods, GE changes its Financial Statement reporting formats every few years. - www.gefraud.com
  • The report alleges that the conglomerate’s accounts conceal $38 billion in fraud, equivalent to 40 percent of its value. - www.nytimes.com

Walmart sues Tesla for negligence after repeated solar system fires
3 months, 2 weeks ago by kyle | 2 facts | 0 comments | 1 votes

  • In the lawsuit, it asks for the court to require Tesla to remove all of its systems from Walmart stores, which are now all de-energized. - www.reuters.com
  • Walmart Inc (WMT.N) on Tuesday sued Tesla Inc (TSLA.O), accusing it of “widespread negligence” that led to repeated fires of its solar systems. - www.reuters.com

Apple releases macOS Catalina beta 6 to developers
3 months, 3 weeks ago by kyle | 2 facts | 0 comments | 2 votes

  • Apple today has released the sixth developer beta of macOS Catalina. - 9to5mac.com
  • Apple took several weeks to release macOS Catalina developer beta 6. - 9to5mac.com

SoftBank plans to lend $20 billion to its CEO and employees amid volatile markets
3 months, 3 weeks ago by kyle | 1 facts | 0 comments | 3 votes

  • SoftBank is planning to lend $20 billion to its employees with the hope that the employees will reinvest the capital in SoftBank. - mazech.com

Palo Alto Networks drops 7% on news that head of sales is leaving
3 months, 3 weeks ago by kyle | 1 facts | 0 comments | 4 votes

  • Shares of cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks dropped 7% Friday on the news that its head of sales is leaving. - www.cnbc.com

You Need To Calm Down - Taylor Swift Lyrics
3 months, 3 weeks ago by Freshyboi | 7 facts | 0 comments | -1 votes


Google plans to deprecate FTP URL support in Chrome
3 months, 3 weeks ago by b | 2 facts | 0 comments | 9 votes

  • Post deprecation, Google Chrome will fail to resolve or recognize ftp:// URLs. Instead the browser will attempt to invoke the default handler for ftp:// URLs as - docs.google.com
  • Chrome Platform Status - chromestatus.com

Hickenlooper ends US presidential bid, senate run possible
3 months, 3 weeks ago by kyle | 3 facts | 0 comments | 5 votes

  • John Hickenlooper, who was a candidate in the Democratic primaries for the 2020 United States presidential election, ended his campaign yesterday. - www.nytimes.com
  • Hickenlooper said in the video, "I've heard from so many Coloradans who want me to run for the United States Senate. - en.wikinews.org
  • I've heard from so many Coloradans who want me to run for the United States Senate [...] I intend to give that some serious thought. - en.wikinews.org

Choice Hotels suffers data breach, exposing 700,000 customer records
3 months, 3 weeks ago by kyle | 3 facts | 0 comments | 5 votes

  • After MongoDB database was left open, containing 700,000 customer records, Choice Hotels, fell victim to hackers this week due. - www.securitymagazine.com
  • Choice Hotels brands include Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Sleep Inn, Quality Inn, MainStay Suites, Econo Lodge, Clarion, Ascend, Cambria, and Rodeway Inn. - www.securitymagazine.com
  • The information contained names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers. - www.securitymagazine.com

Huawei is developing an alternative to Google Maps
3 months, 3 weeks ago by kyle | 3 facts | 0 comments | 5 votes

  • As a product for developers, Map Kit will be a valuable tool to keep location-based apps running on HarmonyOS if Huawei loses access to Google's services. - www.businessinsider.com
  • Huawei could also turn Map Kit into a consumer-facing app, which would open two important opportunities. - www.businessinsider.com
  • A consumer-facing map app could help Huawei build out that ecosystem. - www.businessinsider.com

Apple software hints at Sept. 10 announcement for the next iPhone
3 months, 3 weeks ago by kyle | 2 facts | 0 comments | 4 votes

  • An image in Apple’s iOS 13 beta release to developers could offer a clue to its fall event date where it is expected to announce its newest iPhones. - www.cnbc.com
  • The image suggests Apple’s event could fall on Sept. 10 - 9to5mac.com

YouTube shuts down music companies’ use of manual copyright claims
3 months, 3 weeks ago by kyle | 2 facts | 0 comments | 4 votes

  • Without the option to monetize, some copyright owners may choose to leave very short or unintentional uses unclaimed. - youtube-creators.googleblog.com
  • Our policies will forbid copyright owners from using our Manual Claiming tool to monetize creator videos with very short or unintentional uses of music. - youtube-creators.googleblog.com

Danny Cohen has died
3 months, 3 weeks ago by kyle | 4 facts | 0 comments | 1 votes

  • He was a graduate student in the math department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1965 to 1967.[citation needed] - en.wikipedia.org
  • In 1981, he adapted the visual simulator to run over the ARPANet which was an early application of packet switching networks to real-time applications. - en.wikipedia.org
  • In 1993, he worked on Distributed Interactive Simulation through several projects funded by the United States Department of Defense (DoD). - en.wikipedia.org
  • Danny Cohen died August 12th - news.ycombinator.com

Scientists discover bew cure for the deadliest strain of Tuberculosis
3 months, 3 weeks ago by kyle | 3 facts | 0 comments | 3 votes

  • Once, a diagnosis of extensively drug-resistant TB meant quick death. A three-drug regimen cures most patients in just months. - www.nytimes.com
  • On Wednesday, the Food and Drug Administration effectively endorsed the approach, approving the newest of the three drugs used in the regimen. - www.nytimes.com
  • Tuberculosis has now surpassed AIDS as the world’s leading infectious cause of death, and the so-called XDR strain is the ultimate in lethality. - www.nytimes.com

VMware says it’s looking to acquire Pivotal
3 months, 3 weeks ago by kyle | 2 facts | 0 comments | 2 votes

  • VMware today confirmed that it is in talks to acquire software development platform Pivotal Software. - techcrunch.com
  • Pivotal shares rose as much as 72% in extended trading on Wednesday. - www.cnbc.com

Ebola cure discovered
3 months, 4 weeks ago by kyle | 4 facts | 0 comments | 7 votes

  • On Monday, WHO and the National Institutes of Health announced that two of the experimental treatments appear to dramatically boost survival rates. - www.wired.com
  • “From now on, we will no longer say that Ebola is incurable,” said Jean-Jacques Muyembe - www.wired.com
  • While an experimental vaccine previously had been shown to shield people from catching Ebola, the news marks a first for people who already have been infected. - www.wired.com
  • Scientists and doctors in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been running a clinical trial of new drugs to try to combat a year-long Ebola outbreak. - www.wired.com

Verizon to sell Tumblr to Automattic
3 months, 4 weeks ago by kyle | 3 facts | 0 comments | 7 votes

  • He said he has long been a Tumblr user and sees the site as complementary to WordPress.com. - www.wsj.com
  • Revenue within Verizon Media Group, formerly called Oath, was $1.8 billion in the second quarter, down 2.9% from a year earlier. - www.wsj.com
  • Automattic Inc. is the owner of WordPress.com, a service that uses the free WordPress publishing tool to host websites. - www.wsj.com

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