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Kate Conger / Gizmodo:
Facebook announces $500K investment in Defending Digital Democracy, a group that combats election hacking and disinformation campaigns   —  Facebook is sponsoring the efforts of former Hillary Clinton and Mitt Romney campaign managers to combat hacking and disinformation campaigns designed to interfere with elections.
Jul 26, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Dell Cameron / Gizmodo:
Twitter removes 90K accounts after ZeroFOX researchers found botnet, dubbed SIREN, that had pushed out 8.5M posts with links to dating services   —  Last week, Twitter's security team purged nearly 90,000 fake accounts after outside researchers discovered a massive botnet peddling links to fake “dating” and “romance” services.
Jul 18, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Kate Conger / Gizmodo:
In filing, Uber suggests Levandowski downloaded Waymo IP as negotiating tactic for $120M bonus, reasserts that Kalanick told him to not share IP on discs   —  Uber laid out new details in a court filing today about how it learned the former lead of its self-driving car unit, Anthony Levandowski …
Jun 28, 2017, 8:10 PMIn context
Jennings Brown / Gizmodo:
Zillow sends cease and desist letter to architectural criticism blog McMansion Hell for using its images for parody   —  Real estate aggregator site Zillow has sent a cease and desist letter to the creator of McMansion Hell, the most popular lampooner of suburban ticky-tacky monstrosities.
Jun 27, 2017, 4:30 AMIn context
Gizmodo:
Analysis of NaviStone code on Acurian medical sites shows use of keystroke logging-like tech that captures data as soon as users type into forms for targeting   —  In the summer of 2015, Alexandra Franco got a letter in the mail from a company she had never heard of called AcurianHealth.
Jun 20, 2017, 6:55 AMIn context
Gizmodo:
GOP data firm Deep Root Analytics accidentally exposed personal info of 198M+ US voters, including addresses, birthdates, and issue-by-issue sentiment analysis   —  Political data gathered on more than 198 million US citizens was exposed this month after a marketing firm contracted …
Jun 19, 2017, 9:45 AMIn context
Dell Cameron / Gizmodo:
Researcher finds 60K+ files from government consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton on public Amazon server, including US government passwords, security credentials   —  Sensitive files tied to a US military project were leaked by a multi-billion dollar firm once described as the world's most profitable spy operation, Gizmodo has confirmed.
May 31, 2017, 12:15 PMIn context
Kate Conger / Gizmodo:
PayPal files suit in Manhattan federal court against Pandora claiming its new “P” logo is “unlawfully similar” to PayPal's logo   —  PayPal sued Pandora on Friday, claiming that the struggling music streaming service ripped off its distinctive blue logo in the hopes of piggybacking on PayPal's popularity.
May 22, 2017, 9:55 PMIn context
Michael Nunez / Gizmodo:
Plastc, the all-in-one smart payment card that raised $9M+ in preorders and failed to ship any product, says it will file for bankruptcy   —  There are dozens of ways to pay for things, but apparently, the world was not ready for one more.  Plastc, the company that promised to put …
Apr 20, 2017, 6:50 PMIn context
Christina Warren / Gizmodo:
How LeEco's efforts to “buy its way into marketshare” in America unraveled, from its attempted Vizio acquisition to its purchase of 49 acres in Santa Clara   —  In 2016, rising Chinese tech star LeEco made an aggressive move to conquer the unfamiliar US market with cheap gadgets.
Apr 19, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context

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