Another 500 million accounts have leaked online, and LinkedIn’s in the hot seat,

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You might still be reeling from the news that personal information from 533 million Facebook accounts has been made freely available online. But now there’s another huge batch of people’s data floating around the web — including data from LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned social network confirmed. And the potential scope of the leak is huge: an individual selling the data on …

This webcam dares to ask: what if the panopticon had flesh?,

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Many digital eyes and ears are on us as we move about our daily lives. Surveillance cameras watch us on the street and smart devices listen for us in our homes. What if some of that watching happened through an expressive simulacrum of a human eye? Researcher Marc Teyssier took it upon himself to craft such a device, giving a …

Avengers Campus is finally opening at Disneyland on June 4th, complete with aerial Spider-Man robot,

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After being delayed for almost a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Avengers Campus will finally open at Disneyland, specifically at the Disney’s California Adventure park in Anaheim, California on June 4th, according to the company (via CNBC). The new area will bring Marvel Cinematic Universe characters into the physical space. CNBC reported the Avengers Campus will include character …

Nike and MSCHF settle Satan Shoe lawsuit, say any ‘confused’ buyers can get a refund,

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Nike and the internet collective MSCHF have settled their trademark dispute over a run of unofficially modified Satan-themed Nike sneakers. Neither company disclosed the terms of the deal. But it apparently includes an offer to let customers return their $1,018 “Satan Shoes” — or a pair of MSCHF’s earlier “Jesus Shoes” — for a full refund. In a statement to …

Facebook and Instagram appear to have recovered after brief outage,

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Facebook and Instagram were down on Thursday afternoon. The outage appeared to start around 5:30PM ET, with several thousand people reporting outages on DownDetector. The outage is the second one in less than a month from the social media giant; an outage on March 19th took its sites offline for several hours. Facebook returned a “sorry something went wrong” error …

YouTuber records himself trespassing at SpaceX’s Starship facilities,

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A YouTuber recorded himself entering SpaceX’s Starship rocket facilities in south Texas last month, freely sauntering on site. No security stopped him from wandering around the underside of SN11, the 16-story-tall rocket prototype that would launch and explode just a few days later. The video was posted to a small YouTube channel called Loco VlogS, which is run by “Caesar.” …