Newly unredacted court records suggest that Facebook used people’s profiles as leverage to grow its mobile ad business.
Enlarge / Marriott Hotel brands like the W hotel were breached between 2014 and 2018. (credit: Craig Warga/Bloomberg via Getty Images) On Friday, Marriott International announced a system breach that has affected approximately 500 million customers, with stolen information including names, credit card numbers, mailing addresses, email addresses, and passport numbers. The breach is one […]
‘Pokémon Go’ is finally getting the key feature that players have wanted for years — the ability to battle each other
Developer Niantic revealed on Friday that trainer battles are coming to “Pokémon Go.” Despite player-versus-player (PvP) battles being a major part of the traditional Pokémon games, “Pokémon Go” has always focused more on exploration and catching wild monsters. Niantic has yet to offer specific details on how battles between players will function. “Pokémon Go” creator […]
Through its We Make Fans platform, Turner celebrates content consumers of the highest order: People who don’t just watch a show or follow a sports team but weave their favorite things into the fabric of their routines. And it turns out this isn’t just lip service to fandom. They did the research. Over an 18-month […]
HOTMAIL is now Outlook.com, cementing its reputation as a go-to service for those looking for a quality cloud-based email platform. Outlook’s developer Microsoft can block access to accounts when unusual activity is noticed. Here is how to access your blocked Hotmail or Outlook account.
Startups come and go, meaning that those in the tech world often face the dilmemma of pick at which company where they’ll actually be successful in the future. Major tech executives who have turned down lucrative offers include Instagram’s Kevin Systrom and Bachelorette’s Ali Fedotowsky. Here are some other big names in Silicon Valley who […]
Mariott Starwood hotels suffered a massive data breach, meaning that around 500 million customers have had their information compromised. Hackers accessed sensitive information from Starwood’s reservation database in 2014, including mailing addresses, passport info, and credit card numbers. Marriott says guests who were affected — anyone who stayed at a Starwood property on or before […]
Boxed, ‘the Costco for millennials,’ says its private label is blowing up, and it reveals a new front in the war for online shoppers
Boxed says it saw a startling growth rate of 400% for its private label, Prince & Spring, between October 2016 and October 2018. The private label now accounts for 15% of sales on Boxed’s website. It mimics a model pioneered by its bulk-shopping competitor Costco, which saw about 28% of its sales come from its […]
HOTMAIL has evolved into Outlook, offering an upgraded email experience. Use these top tips to safely manage your Outlook.com emails when using a shared computer.