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Uber paid $100,000 to cover up 2016 breach exposing data of 57 million customers and drivers
A + Uber on Tuesday became the latest tech firm to acknowledge a major hack of its systems that spilled data from 50 million customers and some 7 million drivers, a breach the company paid $100,000 to keep quiet. The ride hailing firm told Bloomberg hackers gleaned rider names, email addresses and phone numbers in a successful attack dating back to 2016. Personal information of drivers, including about 600,000 U.
Nov 21, 2017 11:16PM - AppleInsider (appleinsider.com)
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This Stranger Things Fan Film Shows the Upside Down as an International Threat
The mystery at the heart of Netflixs Stranger Things has only affected the small town of Hawkins, Indiana...
Nov 21, 2017 10:47PM - io9 (io9.gizmodo.com)
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All 19 Pixar Movies, Ranked
In the past two decades, computer animation studio Pixar has captivated audiences all over the world with an abundance of original stories, unforgettable characters, unique settings, and complex emotions. Pixar makes films that arent just great animated films, but great films period. So ranking them is damn near impossible.
Nov 21, 2017 8:18PM - io9 (io9.gizmodo.com)
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Stranger Things Gets Its Own Sweet-as-Eggos '80s Jam
Stranger Things has a well-cultivated soundtrack for its first two seasons, as well as a dynamic score, but its never gotten its own theme song. Until now. Nerdist has released an original 1980s-style jam for Stranger Things called Strangers In My Town by fictional band Bingo Bango.
Nov 21, 2017 4:03PM - io9 (io9.gizmodo.com)
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For the first time, Army sensors can detect aircraft damage as it occurs
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. For the first time ever, a team of researchers successfully developed and tested networked acoustic emission sensors that can detect airframe damage on conceptual composite UH-60 Black Hawk rotorcraft. Researchers with the US Army Research Laboratory and the US Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center said their discovery opens up possibilities for new onboard features that could immediately alert the flight crew to the state of structural damage like matrix cracking and delamination as they occur, giving the crew greater opportunity to take corrective actions before catastrophic failure.
Nov 21, 2017 3:35PM - Business Insider (businessinsider.com)
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Theres no good reason for the new PlayStation VR headset to exist
You'd be forgiven if you didn't realize that Sony released the second version of its PlayStation VR headset this month. The new version (model number CUH-ZVR2) was announced with minimal fanfare in October because there's really not much to make fanfare about. This is a minor revision that fixes some small design flaws with last year's launch hardware and does not alter the headset's core specs (resolution, field-of-view, refresh rate, etc.
Nov 21, 2017 3:33PM - Ars Technica (arstechnica.com)
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How Many Social Media Accounts Does Your Company Need?
By Brooke B. Sellas,{grow}Contributing ColumnistTheres often a debate over social media accounts; larger companies frequently feel they need a local presence for every office. But is that a smart strategy? When it comes to a global versus local debate, who should win? Lets discuss.
Nov 21, 2017 2:09PM - Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses (businessesgrow.com)
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HaptX promises to make your virtual hands feel like real ones
The holy grail of VR is immersion: to truly feel like you're in a virtual world. While most modern VR headsets do a pretty good job of this, the experience isn't perfect. One problem standing in the way of true immersion are the controllers.
Nov 20, 2017 8:16AM - Engadget (engadget.com)
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The New A Wrinkle in Time Trailer is A Goddamn Gorgeous, Fantastical Adventure
Our latest look at Ava DuVernays adaptation of Madeleine LEngles beloved book A Wrinkle in Time is here, and it gives us a much better look at the journey Meg is going to go on in her grand quest to find her father. Its one that looks both extremely dangerous, and beautiful as hell. Seriously, this is an absolutely wonderful-looking trailer, even if it doesnt really tell us that much about the movie other than the obvious: young Meg (Storm Reid) finds out her father (Chris Pine) has been captured by a sinister force, and must journey across space and time to rescue him.
Nov 20, 2017 2:19AM - io9 (io9.gizmodo.com)
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Hey Siri' may come to iMac Pro with rumored inclusion of A10 Fusion co-processor
A + The iMac Pro may have an A10 Fusion processor running it's own iOS, called BridgeOS, to handle some functions notably 'Hey Siri'. Guilherme Rambo and Stephen Troughton-Smith have been exploring macOS and have found 'Hey Siri' functionality in the code base with support for multiple user accounts, just as macOS has long supported user switching. If the accounts are correct, It looks as though the ARM coprocessor takes over the boot process, security, and the FaceTime camera.
Nov 19, 2017 2:54PM - AppleInsider (appleinsider.com)