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Fortnite Season 8 is now available, and it includes pirates, cannons and volcano lava

Fortnite, the world’s most popular game right now with some 200 million players, has just announced that its much anticipated Season 8 is available. For those of you who don’t play Fortnite, the title takes on an episodic approach with new features, tools and maps released every few months. That keeps things fresh, gamers engaged ...

Nintendo posts $958M profit but cuts Switch target despite strong Christmas sales

Nintendo has cut its ambitious annual Switch sales forecast despite enjoying a strong Christmas Q3 quarter. The Japanese games giant recorded a 104.21 billion JPY ($958 million) net profit on revenue of 608.39 billion JPY ($5.59 billion) between October and December 2018. Revenue was up 26 percent year-on-year, which is an impressive feature given that quarter was ...

Youth-run agency AIESEC exposed over 4 million intern applications

AIESEC, a non-profit that bills itself as the “world’s largest youth-run organization,” exposed more than four million intern applications with personal and sensitive information on a server without a password. Bob Diachenko, an independent security researcher, found an unprotected Elasticsearch database containing the applications on January 11, a little under a month after the database ...

Another server security lapse at NASA exposed staff and project data

Two months ago, NASA quietly fixed a buggy internal server that was leaking sensitive information about the agency’s staff and their work. The leaking server was — ironically — a bug reporting server, running the popular Jira bug triaging and tracking software. In NASA’s case, the software wasn’t properly configured, allowing anyone to access the ...

Daughters hide precious voicemail in Christmas teddy bear for their dad

12.27.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

Some Christmas gifts will bring you to tears. Especially this teddy bear given by two daughters to their father. By pressing a button on the bear, a very special voicemail from their late grandmother plays. SEE ALSO: 5 Danish holiday traditions to ma... ...

Amazon breaks holiday sales record again, aided by Alexa voice purchases

12.26.2018 · Posted in Ecommerce Articles, Technology Articles

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, especially if you're Amazon. In a press release Wednesday, the e-commerce giant announced its strongest holiday season in the company's history. According to Amazon, more items were ordered from the com... ...

This daughter’s prank involving Brussels sprouts will make you love pranks again

12.26.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

Christmas pranks are notoriously, unabashedly corny. Every once in a while, however, a Christmas prank comes along that's so good it makes you forget that nearly all pranks are bad. I'm a particular fan of Twitter user Judy Brown's Christmas prank, w... ...