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First Lady's passport allegedly leaked

First Lady's passport allegedly leaked

Obama's passport was part of a leak of personal emails spanning from February 2015 to July 2016 belonging to a low-level staffer who worked on Hillary Clinton's campaign. The White House has not commented on the breaches. And on Friday, internet giant Yahoo confirmed that hackers stole information from about 500 million users in 2014, in what appears to be the largest publicly disclosed cyber-breach in history.


Hand-delivered hacking: malicious USBs left in mailboxes

Hand-delivered hacking: malicious USBs left in mailboxes

A broken computer won't kill you - but it'll ruin your day. Meanwhile, a study conducted by researchers from the University of IL found that 48% people are likely to pick up random USB sticks lying about in public places and plugging it in to their computer to investigate its contents.


SCTY) Is $305 Million Richer — SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ

SCTY) Is $305 Million Richer — SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ

Since then, he had compared Tesla to Valeant Pharmaceuticals vrx before the drug company's epic 90% fall, and in June panned Musk's plan to acquire SolarCity as a "shameful example of corporate governance at its worst". Even if Tesla has been successful so far in boosting equity when needed, Chanos counters that not enough attention underscores "the actual financial statements" of companies in general, nor are people savvy enough to recognize Tesla is dancing with fire when it comes to ...



Facebook to partner with network for debate broadcasts

Online video, social networking, and presidential politics combine as both Facebook and Twitter will live stream the upcoming general election debates. This is the first time Twitter is hosting a live video feed of a presidential debate. CEO Mark Zuckerberg maintains Facebook is a tech company - not a media company - despite its partnerships and efforts to encourage publishers to broadcast via Facebook Live.


Samsung: Three Reports of China Phone Battery Fire

Samsung: Three Reports of China Phone Battery Fire

For those of you looking to pick up the Galaxy Note 7 , Verizon and Sprint seem to have all three colors in stock online with deliveries available to be made as early as by tomorrow morning. If anyone bought a Galaxy Note 7 before September 15, 2016, it is recommended that this phone be powered down and taken down to the original store.


Blizzard retires Battle.net naming scheme

Blizzard retires Battle.net naming scheme

The company didn't offer a firm date for the name change other than indicating that we can expect the change "over the next several months". Today Blizzard announced that it's moving away from using the Battle.net moniker when referring to its online services.