As of today, it has been reported that FriendFinder’s network was breached and exposed over 412 million user accounts! This breach affects those using AdultFriendFinder, Cams, Penthouse, and many other adult themed sites. Remember that when Ashley Madison was breached 32 million accounts were affected. This is more than 500% larger than the Ashley Madison breach.
Twitter has been failing to meet investor expectations on new accounts. Twitter is considered by most as a social network, but it does not want to be. Twitter wants to position itself as a trending news and event information source. The company has failed to position themselves, mostly due to expanding its use cases to the general public and has failed to give the proper tools to those who want to passively engage in Twitter.
Before today, only a select few people qualified to be Twitter verified. Now the blue check-mark is available to the public. Twitter users will have to fill out a fairly simple form to start the process.
There is a lot in the news about Pokemon Go right now. Some of it positive and some of it negative from vehicle accidents and people trespassing, but lets look past that and focus on the huge leap forward it has brought to augmented reality.
Questions of not being constitutional, potential of the state’s bond rating dropping, and a $31.5 billion budget with $1.3 billion in revenue needed to fulfill it. Governor Wolf left the budget become law without signing the budget, even though there is no way to pay the budget. The budget as it stands, has a gap of 5% that cannot be fulfilled without additional tax increases.
Retail is a constantly evolving space. Many retailers are forced to compete on price, in which there is no winner. To compete with big online retail changes, retailer’s have to do something to gain an edge. NFC provides that opportunity.