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EasyJet Customer Data Has Been Hacked – 9 Million Customers’ Data Compromised

EasyJet has announced it has been a victim of a data breach by a “highly sophisticated actor” which has comprised information of 9 million customers. Hackers were able to access the email addresses along with the travel details of all 9 million. Plus at least 2,000 had their credit card information taken. The airline said […]

Netflix Has Passed Disney In Market Cap Value

Netflix has now become worth more than Disney on the stock market – for now. Variety reports that Netflix stock has closed at a record high of $426.75 per share, bringing its overall market capitalization to nearly $187.3 billion. That puts it ahead of Disney whose market cap now stands just below that at $186.6 […]

ACLU Hold Press Conference And Release White Papers Over COVID-19 Contact-Tracing Apps

The American Civil Liberties Union today had a press briefing  and released a set of technology principles which developers, policymakers, and the public can judge any technology-assisted contact-tracing apps and proposals for COVID-19. Together with the ACLU of Massachusetts, the ACLU is also today demanding the Department of Health and Human Services and Centers for Disease Control […]

Florida’s Governor Classifies The WWE An Essential Business

The WWE will reportedly be allowed to continue filming its weekly television shows after Florida governor Ron DeSantis declared the sports entertainment brand an ‘essential business’. The declaration comes amidst the state’s stay-at-home order caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The company had begun filming shows without audiences at their privately-owned Performance Center in Orlando once […]

Netflix Inks First Look Deal With BOOM! Studios

According to a new report from Variety, the Netflix will be adding another major comic player to thier roster — BOOM! Studios. Netflix has reportedly signed a first-look television deal with the publisher, which is responsible for a slew of fan-favorite comic book series and graphic novels. The deal will allow BOOM! to develop live-action […]

YouTube Banning All Conspiracy Theories On 5G Linked To COVID-19

YouTube has banned all conspiracy theory videos falsely linking coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms to 5G networks. The Google-owned service will now delete videos violating the policy. YouTube previously only limited the frequency it recommended them in its Up Next section. The move follows a live-streamed interview with conspiracy theorist David Icke on Monday, in which he […]

Twitter And Square Founder Pledges $1bn To Fight Coronavirus

Jack Dorsey, the founder of Twitter and payment app Square, has said he will donate $1bn  towards efforts to fight the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. According to Mr Dorsey, the donation represented approximately 28% of his wealth. He made the announcement on Twitter, writing that the “needs are increasingly urgent”. Mr Dorsey did not lay out […]

Disney Executives To Take Pay Cut Due To Corona Virus Concerns

Top executives at The Walt Disney Company will be taking pay cuts amid the coronavirus pandemic. Disney executives to take pay cut amid coronavirus crisis Executive chairman Bob Iger will forgo entire salary Disney CEO Bob Chapek will take 50% pay cut The parks remain closed until further notice Disney executive chairman Bob Iger will […]

Diamond Distributors Is On the Path Of Closing Down

Diamond Distributors, the distributor for most ever major English-language comics and graphic novel label including Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Image, Boom! Studios and Dynamite, has informed publishers that it will no longer be accepting new product at its warehouses. All shipping to retailers will also cease from April 1st. Diamond founder Steve Geppi posted a […]

Google I/O Has Been Cancelled For This Year

Google will not hold its annual Google I/O, in-person developer conference this year, to avoid the risk of the gathering helping to spread the coronavirus (COVID-19). The company is refunding paid attendees. A Google spokesperson said the company “will explore other ways to evolve Google I/O to best connect with and continue to build our […]

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