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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
Beth Elderkin / Gizmodo:
LiveJournal updates terms of service to conform with Russian law, which limits political and pro-LGBTQ talk, after relocating servers from US to Russia in Dec.   —  LiveJournal, a blog community that's hosted a lot of science fiction authors and fans (including George RR Martin) …
Apr 9, 2017, 11:20 PMIn context
George Dvorsky / Gizmodo:
Study finds Wikipedia bots often undo each other's edits, engage in years-long editing wars   —  Revision wars on Wikipedia amongst human editors is an all-too-common occurrence, but new research from the UK shows that similar online battles are being waged between the site's software robots.
Feb 26, 2017, 4:00 AMIn context
Rhett Jones / Gizmodo:
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey apologizes for errors migrating @POTUS followers, says the issues, which affected about 560K people, have been fixed   —  People are a bit on edge at the moment when it comes to being forced to do things by now-President Donald Trump.
Jan 21, 2017, 4:55 PMIn context

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