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Super Bowl Biz: Everything you need to know about the Big Game in Atlanta

SUPER BOWL BIZ: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE BIG GAME IN ATLANTA

Super Bowl LIII kicks off in Atlanta on Feb. 3, 2019. But the major business fireworks are all scheduled to take place in the weeks...

After broken promise, AT&T says it'll stop selling phone location data

AFTER BROKEN PROMISE, AT&T SAYS IT'LL STOP SELLING PHONE LOCATION DATA

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Witthaya Prasongsin) Mobile carriers are again promising to stop selling your phone location data to...

 
 
 
UK Games Market Is Now 80% Digital

UK GAMES MARKET IS NOW 80% DIGITAL

UK video game sales are now 80% digital, according to Gamesindustry.biz. In 2018, the UK saw a 12.5% increase in digital sales and...

AI invents New Year fireworks names that sound more like the end of humanity

AI INVENTS NEW YEAR FIREWORKS NAMES THAT SOUND MORE LIKE THE END OF HUMANITY

Enlarge / Today, in robots-and-fireworks news. When AI isn't scaring us by way of generating more realistic fakes than we ever thought...

 
 
 

DECEMBER 23 2018

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The Movie Biz: 10 best, worst movies of the year

THE MOVIE BIZ: 10 BEST, WORST MOVIES OF THE YEAR

2018 was oddly full of movies that I liked more in theory than in practice, writes film critic Eleanor Ringel-Cater.

 
 
 
FCC forces California to drop plan for government fees on text messages

FCC FORCES CALIFORNIA TO DROP PLAN FOR GOVERNMENT FEES ON TEXT MESSAGES

Enlarge California telecom regulators have abandoned a plan to impose government fees on text-messaging services, saying that a recent...

What Is Kennel Cough In Dogs?

WHAT IS KENNEL COUGH IN DOGS?

My brief stint in the doggie daycare biz made me super aware of the importance of canine vaccinations, especially with roughly 20 dogs...

 
 
 
Verizon/AOL helped advertisers track kids online, must now pay $5M fine

VERIZON/AOL HELPED ADVERTISERS TRACK KIDS ONLINE, MUST NOW PAY $5M FINE

Enlarge Verizon-owned AOL helped advertisers track children online in order to serve targeted ads, in violation of a federal children's...

Marriott breach leaves 500 million exposed with passport, card numbers stolen

MARRIOTT BREACH LEAVES 500 MILLION EXPOSED WITH PASSPORT, CARD NUMBERS STOLEN

Enlarge / Marriott Hotel brands like the W hotel were breached between 2014 and 2018. (credit: Craig Warga/Bloomberg via Getty Images) On...

 
 
 
Database leak exposes millions of two-factor codes and reset links sent by SMS

DATABASE LEAK EXPOSES MILLIONS OF TWO-FACTOR CODES AND RESET LINKS SENT BY SMS

Enlarge / 2FA via SMS happens worldwide, all. Millions of SMS text messages-many containing one-time passcodes, password reset links,...

Why aren't chip credit cards stopping “card present” fraud in the US?

WHY AREN'T CHIP CREDIT CARDS STOPPING “CARD PRESENT” FRAUD IN THE US?

Enlarge / Chip cards help prevent fraud but only if you use them. (credit: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images) A security...

 
 
 
Which Latin Star Rocked the Best Halloween Costume? Vote!

WHICH LATIN STAR ROCKED THE BEST HALLOWEEN COSTUME? VOTE!

November is officially here, but we're still basking in Halloween fever. This year, many artists in the Latin biz showed their Halloween...

Facebook yanks content tied to Iranian effort due to “inauthentic behavior”

FACEBOOK YANKS CONTENT TIED TO IRANIAN EFFORT DUE TO “INAUTHENTIC BEHAVIOR”

Today, Facebook took down 30 pages, 33 Facebook accounts, three Facebook groups, and 16 Instagram accounts that Facebook's head of...

 
 
 
Google paid Android creator generously upon exit, despite misconduct claim

GOOGLE PAID ANDROID CREATOR GENEROUSLY UPON EXIT, DESPITE MISCONDUCT CLAIM

Enlarge / Founder and CEO of Essential Products Andy Rubin speaks onstage at WIRED Business Conference at Spring Studios on June 7,...

Tim Cook calls for strong US privacy law, rips “data-industrial complex”

TIM COOK CALLS FOR STRONG US PRIVACY LAW, RIPS “DATA-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX”

Enlarge / Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Brussels. (credit:...

 
 
 
Apple CEO Tim Cook calls on Bloomberg to retract its Chinese spy story

APPLE CEO TIM COOK CALLS ON BLOOMBERG TO RETRACT ITS CHINESE SPY STORY

Apple CEO Tim Cook is calling on Bloomberg Business to retract a story that said his company was the victim of a hardware-based attack...

T3R Elemento on Unexpected Latin AMA Nomination: 'It Took All of Us by Surprise'

T3R ELEMENTO ON UNEXPECTED LATIN AMA NOMINATION: 'IT TOOK ALL OF US BY SURPRISE'

With fewer than five years in the music biz, T3R Elemento have managed to climb the Billboard charts with their fresh take on traditional...

 
 
 
Ajit Pai slams carriers for slow restoration of cell service after hurricane

AJIT PAI SLAMS CARRIERS FOR SLOW RESTORATION OF CELL SERVICE AFTER HURRICANE

Enlarge / A Verizon logo at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Wireless carriers' failure to fully restore cellular...

50 million Facebook accounts breached by an access-token-harvesting attack

50 MILLION FACEBOOK ACCOUNTS BREACHED BY AN ACCESS-TOKEN-HARVESTING ATTACK

Enlarge / Facebook reset login tokens for 90 million accounts as it patched bugs that allowed 50 million accounts to be compromised....