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In photos: NFL season highlights

In photos: NFL season highlights

Sports
Detroit Lions wide receiver Marvin Jones Jr. (11) pulls in a 47 yard pass from QB Matthew Stafford in first quarter as he is defendesd by Oakland Raiders Daryl Worley (20) at the Coliseum in Oakland, California on Sunday, November 3, 2019. The Raiders defeated the Lions 31-24. Photo by Terry Schmitt/UPI Let's block ads! (Why?) Sports News - UPI.com
Jack’d gay dating app in payout over leaked nude photos

Jack’d gay dating app in payout over leaked nude photos

Technology
Gay dating app Jack'd will pay $ 240,000 (£189,000) after exposing members' private intimate photos publicly on the internet.Anyone with a web browser who knew where to look could access millions of private photos, even if they did not have a Jack'd account.New York Attorney General Letitia James said the app invaded users' privacy.Online Buddies, which owns the app, failed to fix the problem for a year after being warned by a researcher.Cyber-security researcher Oliver Hough reported the flaw to Jack'd in February 2018 but the company only implemented a fix in February 2019.Ms James said: "The app put users' sensitive information and private photos at risk of exposure and the company didn't do anything about if for a full year just so that they could con
Vigil photos lead to WeChat lockout

Vigil photos lead to WeChat lockout

Technology
China's WeChat is a site for social interaction, a form of currency, a dating app, a tool for sporting teams and deliverer of news: Twitter, Facebook, Googlemaps, Tinder and Apple Pay all rolled into one. But it is also an ever more powerful weapon of social control for the Chinese government.I've just been locked out of WeChat (or Weixin 微信 as it is known in Chinese) and, to get back on, have had to pass through some pretty Orwellian steps - steps which have led others to question why I went along with it.One reason is that life in Beijing would be extremely difficult without WeChat. The other is that I could not have written this piece without experiencing the stages which have now clearly put my image, and even my voice, on some sort of biometric datab
In photos: Notable deaths of 2019

In photos: Notable deaths of 2019

Entertainment
Keith Flint, of the English electronic dance music band The Prodigy, performs during a concert at the 24th annual Les Vieilles Charrues Festival in Carhaix, France on July 18, 2015. Flint died on March 4 at his home in Essex, England at 49 years old. Flint, known for his colorful, spiked hair and high-energy performances, originally joined The Prodigy as a dancer before becoming their frontman. Photo by Hugo Marie/ EPA-EFE Let's block ads! (Why?) Entertainment News - UPI.com