AppLovin scraps acquisition and takes debt financing instead

 The story of AppLovin‘s acquisition has taken another turn. We first reported that the mobile ad startup was in acquisition talks in August of last year, and the announcement came a month later: AppLovin would sell a majority stake Chinese private equity firm Orient Hontai Capital. Today, however, CEO Adam Foroughi revealed that the deal is (sort of) off. Instead of an outright… Read More

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Wu-Tang Clan member goes after pun-loving dog walkers

Not everyone likes a pun, especially RZA. The Wu-Tang Clan member, otherwise known as Robert Diggs, is taking legal action against a Brooklyn dog-walking company for violating the hip hop group’s copyright with their name, reports the The New York Daily News. SEE ALSO: This fancy pop-up sushi bar for dogs proves we’re now subservient to our pets Woof-Tang Clan, which operates out of Brooklyn, has been accused of using an appropriation of the Staten…

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Uber admits it breached 57,000,000 accounts, then bribed the hackers to cover it up, now they're paying a top ex-NSA lawyer to teach them transparency

Uber’s Chief Security Officer Joe Sullivan and his top aide have both been forced out of the company in an act of penance for the revelation that the company suffered a breach in October 2016 in which hackers stole personal data from 50,000,000 riders and 7,000,000 drivers, including 600,000 drivers’ US driving license numbers; Uber says the disgraced employees acted alone when they then paid the hackers who stole the data $100,000 to hush it…

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New York Attorney General launches investigation of Uber’s $100,000 hack cover-up

 The revelation that Uber concealed a 2016 data breach affecting 57 million users and paid hackers to destroy the evidence is yet another PR nightmare for Uber, but it’s also a problem when it comes to state laws around data breach disclosure practices. In light of Bloomberg’s report, the office of New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has opened an investigation. Read More

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Nick Carter: Accused of Rape by Melissa Schuman

Nick Carter is the latest Hollywood figure to be accused of sexual harassment or misconduct. And the allegations against the Backstreet Boys member are as serious as it gets. In a lengthy post on her personal blog, Melissca Schuman – an artist who was part of the early 2000s all-girls group Dream – alleges that Carter raped her when she was 18 years old and he was 22. Schuman’s message is emotional and, at times, graphic. In…

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History of Wrangler Jeans Brand

Wrangler is one of the three most popular American jeans brands. And here is the story of how this brand was born. It all stated in 1897 when a 20-year-old young man called S.S. Hudson came to a small textile town of Greensboro, North Carolina, to find a job. The first job offer Mr. Hudson managed to find was sewing buttons on a factory for 25 cents a day. And in seven years the factory…

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Google's latest Pixel feature is your first look at the future of search

One of Google’s most powerful new features is finally rolling out to Pixel phones. Google Lens, the company’s intelligent camera software that can analyze the world around you, is now rolling out to Google Assistant on Pixel phones. Announced earlier this year, Lens is one of the company’s most important new products as it offers an early look at what the future of search will look like for Google.  SEE ALSO: Google Pixel Buds review:…

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