Massive breach leaks 773 million email addresses, 21 million passwords – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/news/massive-breach-leaks-773-million-emails-21-million-passwords/?ftag=CAD1acfa04&bhid=27170905380744054130315685538756The best time to stop reusing old passwords was 10 years ago. The second best time is now.
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Watch: Netflix Moves to Champion Diversity & Representation in Animation | Animation Magazinehttp://www.animationmagazine.net/features/watch-netflix-moves-to-champion-diversity-representation-in-animation/The issue of representation in media across racial, gender, sexuality and religious lines (to name a few) are often in the headlines. Sometimes the news is of a positive “win” for diversity, other times it’s about a head-meet-desk moment of oversight or ignorance. Contributing to a positive conversation about Black representation on screen and behind […]
There Is Literally No Excuse to Keep Using Facebookhttps://medium.com/s/story/there-is-literally-no-excuse-to-keep-using-facebook-anymore-f76eaa5573faFacebook is harming democracies around the world, including the U.S. It supports shady advertising and fake news. There are other options more concerned with safety than revenue. Let’s #QuitFacebook.
Low-cost ‘four-hour’ bamboo house wins top prize – BBC Newshttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-46300790A 23-year-old from the Philippines has produced a cheap, sustainable solution to its housing crisis.
Apple Blocks GrayKey iOS Hacking Device Shocking Security Expertshttps://www.idropnews.com/news/apple-blocks-graykey-ios-hacking-device-shocking-security-experts/86331/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Newsletter&utm_campaign=102618&utm_term=NewsletterApple’s freshest update to the iOS operating system came with a bevy of security upgrades that strengthen consumers’ confidence in the integrity of their iPhones. The security measures include end-to-end encryption of messages and FaceTime video chats, safeguards that make it harder for data companies to gather information for targeted advertising, and a web portal that allows you to check up on how much information Apple has collected about you.
Versace Teases Custom Sneakers Inspired by 90s Apple Nostalgiahttps://www.idropnews.com/news/versace-teases-custom-sneakers-inspired-by-90s-apple-nostalgia/86387/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Newsletter&utm_campaign=102618&utm_term=NewsletterVersace’s head of sneaker design, Salehe Bembury, teased a possible upcoming shoe design that’s an obvious nod to old-school Apple nostalgia.
How Bryan Singer’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Nearly Bit the Dust – Varietyhttps://variety.com/2018/film/news/bohemian-rhapsody-troubles-bryan-singer-queen-movie-1202990350/When “Bohemian Rhapsody” dances into wide release on Nov. 2, it will arrive encumbered by a number of headline-grabbing issues that threaten to detract from what the film was intended to be: a showcase and Oscar launchpad for Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury and a two-hour rock singalong for American moviegoers.
How to Quit Facebook for Good, From 10 People Who Havehttps://medium.com/s/story/how-to-quit-facebook-for-good-from-10-people-who-have-76658c8b6ed8Last Friday, Facebook announced its largest security breach to date, compromising the data of nearly 50 million users. The news broke less than a year after Facebook came under fire for another security scandal when it was revealed that political data consulting firm Cambridge Analytica had collected personal information from users’ profiles. (Profiles on Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, may have been compromised as well, though only if users had linked their accounts to Facebook.)
AI as Fact Checker: Algorithm Identifies Fake News – Geek.comhttps://www.geek.com/tech/ai-as-fact-checker-algorithm-identifies-fake-news-1754452/?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=titleFake news dates back further than a bullying president and Twitter. But the 125-year-old tradition of yellow journalism may have finally met its match. Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) and the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) developed a new system that uses machine learning to determine if a source is accurate or politically biased.