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MoviePass customers’ credit card information was reportedly left exposed without a password in an online database

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider A MoviePass server that wasn’t secured with a password containing 58,000 unencrypted MoviePass customer card and credit card numbers was left out in the open for anyone to find online, according to Tech Crunch. The database contained full credit card numbers with detailed billing information that could …

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Nintendo’s Switch is beating Xbox and PlayStation across the board, according to the latest sales numbers

&quotFire Emblem: Three Houses”/Nintendo The Nintendo Switch has dominated video game sales this year, taking advantage of a slow year from Microsoft and Sony. Both of Nintendo’s primary competitors are gearing up to launch their next-generation consoles next year, opening a broad window for Nintendo to sell millions of its …

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We talked to the professor who fought Cambridge Analytica to get his data back in Netflix’s ‘The Great Hack’ about why privacy rights in the US are lagging behind the rest of the world

Netflix/YouTubeDavid Carroll is one of the main subjects in “The Great Hack,” a Netflix documentary about the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the fight for data rights.Netflix/YouTube A new Netflix original documentary, “The Great Hack,” provides an inside look into the Cambridge Analytica scandal as it unfolds, with exclusive interviews from …

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A mini version of the classic Sega Genesis is almost here, but we got it a month early – take a look

Ben Gilbert/Business InsiderThe Sega Genesis Mini.Ben Gilbert/Business Insider Sega’s 30-year-old Genesis is back – the Sega Genesis Mini is headed to North American stores in September, and elsewhere in early October. Like the NES and SNES Classic Edition consoles, the Sega Genesis Mini looks like a smaller version of the …

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Hipcamp, the Airbnb for camping, isn’t roughing it with new investors Jay-Z and Will Smith

Harry How/Getty Camping has already gotten a makeover to become Glamping. Now it’s getting celebrity investors. On Tuesday, Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter and Will Smith announced they were backing campsite booking startup Hipcamp. The startup had officially announced its $25 million Series B on July 24. The two rappers-turned-entrepreneurs backed the …

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‘Fast & Furious’ spin-off ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ comes out on top of a competitive weekend at the box office

Universal“Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw.”Universal Universal’s “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw” won the weekend at the domestic box office with an estimated $60.8 million. The movie took in a global total of $180.8 million. That’s the biggest worldwide opening for stars Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and …

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These are the 20 best players in the NBA, according to ‘NBA 2K20’

“NBA 2K20″/Take Two Interactive&quotNBA 2K20″/Take Two Interactive “NBA 2K” is the most popular basketball game on the planet. It rates hundreds of players using advanced metrics and game footage. While “NBA 2K” usually keeps ratings secret until later in the summer, the creators recently revealed the top 20 players in …

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I played ‘Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3’to see if Nintendo delivered the game diehard fans deserve – and it’s even better than I expected

Marvel/Nintendo “Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order” brings the classic series of Marvel beat ’em up games to the Nintendo Switch after a 13-year hiatus. Up to four players can join together to fight against Thanos and The Black Order with more than 30 playable Marvel superheroes. While the …

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