Technology

HBO hackers leak Curb Your Enthusiasm and Insecure reveals

Picture copyright HBO Picture caption Hackers have leaked unaired episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm scheduled for broadcast in October Hackers have continued to plague HBO by leaking unaired episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm over the weekend. The information dump additionally included episodes of Insecure, Ballers, Barry, The Deuce, a comedy particular and different programming, in keeping with the Associated Press. An earlier leak indicated HBO had provided the blackmailers $250,000

Fb launches China-only model of Moments photograph app

Picture copyright AFP Picture caption Fb secretly launched Moments in China below the title Vibrant Balloons Fb has quietly launched a photo-editing app solely for China. The app, known as Vibrant Balloons, was launched in Might and is nearly equivalent to the Fb Moments app. It was noticed by the New York Times on Friday. The BBC understands that a part of the rationale the app was not branded as

Uber permits in-app ideas for UK drivers

Picture copyright Getty Photos Picture caption Uber drivers will obtain 100% of ideas supplied by passengers through the app Experience-sharing firm Uber is to permit its drivers within the UK to obtain ideas from passengers through its app. Uber mentioned the function – first launched within the US in June – would launch within the UK on Tuesday. The change follows criticism that Uber was making it unnecessarily troublesome for

Lovefilm By Submit DVD rental service to shut

Picture copyright Getty Photos Picture caption Lovefilm supplied DVDs and Blu-rays to lease through put up The Lovefilm By Submit DVD rental service will stop to function on 31 October this yr, its proprietor Amazon has mentioned. Amazon cited a “lowering demand” for the discs and a rising variety of prospects who had been streaming films and TV sequence as an alternative. The transfer has irritated some followers, who argue

GoDaddy and Google expel Day by day Stormer over sufferer smear

Picture copyright Getty Pictures Picture caption The Day by day Stormer disparaged Heather Heyer after her demise A infamous US neo-Nazi web site is being pressured to modify area identify suppliers for a second time in a day after it disparaged a lady who died throughout protests in Virginia. On Monday morning, the Day by day Stormer was given 24 hours to maneuver by GoDaddy. The positioning was then briefly

NHS cyber-defender Marcus Hutchins again on-line

Picture copyright Getty Photographs Picture caption Marcus Hutchins appeared in courtroom in Wisconsin on Monday A British cyber-security researcher charged within the US with creating and promoting malware has been allowed again on-line after a courtroom look. Marcus Hutchins tweeted a message of assist to his followers – his first tweet since being arrested on 2 August. Earlier on Monday, the 23-year-old pleaded “not responsible” throughout a courtroom listening to

Scottish Parliament focused in ‘brute pressure’ cyber assault

Picture caption MSPs have mentioned cyber safety on a number of events not too long ago The Scottish Parliament has been focused by a “brute pressure” cyber assault, officers have stated. Chief government Sir Paul Grice stated the assault, from “exterior sources”, was just like that which affected Westminster in June. He confirmed the assault in a message to MSPs and employees with parliamentary e mail addresses, urging them to

Uber agrees to 20 years of privateness audits to settle FTC fees

Picture copyright Reuters Picture caption Uber has agreed to 20 years of privateness audits to settle FTC fees over the way it handles buyer and driver knowledge Uber has been ordered to introduce harder measures to guard the privateness of its drivers and their clients, to settle fees introduced by a regulator. It additionally needed to conform to have the effectiveness of the stricter controls assessed by an impartial auditor

Recreation of Thrones struck by recent leak

Picture copyright HBO Picture caption HBO’s Spanish and Nordic offshoots streamed the episode early Recreation of Thrones’s subsequent episode has been pirated and shared on-line within the newest leak to hit the fantasy TV collection. Nonetheless, this time, the supply of the leak was not hackers or thieves, however quite the present being mistakenly launched on to its broadcaster’s streaming platform too early. The episode, titled Demise is the Enemy,

Spotify removes white supremacy music after occasions in Charlottesville

Spotify has eliminated a number of white supremacist bands from its service, following current occasions at Charlottesville in America. Earlier this week, a music information web site published a list of 37 “white energy” bands which have been being streamed on-line. Lower than 48 hours later, Spotify introduced they’d eliminated a few of the bands from its service in America. The Swedish firm says additionally it is contemplating taking down