Flipboard reveals data breach, which left users’ details exposed

Flipboard reveals data breach, which left users’ details exposed

Flipboard is the latest company to fall foul of a data breach. The news aggregation app announced in a post that it had identified unauthorized access of some of its internal systems, which contained some Flipboard users' account information and credentials. For more than nine months, the unauthorized person had access to Flipboard's systems, potentially…
Why the dance numbers in the new ‘Aladdin’ are so disappointing

Why the dance numbers in the new ‘Aladdin’ are so disappointing

Disney's highly anticipated Aladdin is here, but we know better than to expect anything groundbreaking from another needless live-action adaptation. While remake has pleasantly surprised most critics with colorful costumes and charismatic leads, Aladdin's signature songs are its biggest disappointment. From Mashable's own Angie Han: "Guy Ritchie and his team seem to have no idea…
9 ways ‘Game of Thrones’ changed the way we talk

9 ways ‘Game of Thrones’ changed the way we talk

Back in 2011, no one could have predicted that Game of Thrones would become Game of Thrones. Fans of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series were probably hype about getting an HBO adaptation of a book series they knew and loved, but a fantasy TV show where heroes die and villains…
Bong Joon-Ho’s ‘Parasite’ wins big at Cannes: What critics are saying

Bong Joon-Ho’s ‘Parasite’ wins big at Cannes: What critics are saying

Okja director Bong Joon-Ho's Parasite won the Palme d’Or in a unanimous decision at 2019's Cannes Film Festival. This is the first time a Korean director has won the festival's top honor. Cannes jury president Alejandro G. Iñárritu said, “We all shared the mystery of the unexpected way this film took us through different genres…
‘A Plague Tale: Innocence’ is like ‘Dishonored’, if you squint: Review

‘A Plague Tale: Innocence’ is like ‘Dishonored’, if you squint: Review

The apocalypse has become the preferred narrative setting for masochistic catharsis in fiction, whether in movies (A Quiet Place), shows (Walking Dead), or games (The Last of Us — and countless others).  Yet we don't actually go to these stories for the overwhelming dread inherent to these post-catastrophe settings. What we want, really, is to…
Self-care isn’t enough. We need community care to thrive.

Self-care isn’t enough. We need community care to thrive.

If you've spent any time on planet Earth in the past five years, chances are that someone has recommended that you "Take some time for self-care." Maybe a friend has encouraged you to enjoy a "Treat yo' self" kind of day. Maybe they’ve told you to make yourself a bubble bath or get a gel…
Facebook exec’s defense of the ‘drunk Pelosi’ video doesn’t add up

Facebook exec’s defense of the ‘drunk Pelosi’ video doesn’t add up

All the noise around the "drunk Pelosi" video has made something clear: Facebook wants to have it both ways.  Some at the company would have us all believe that great strides have been made in the platform's ongoing fight against misleading "fake news" content. But Facebook also won't take the step of removing material like…
Here’s why it’s hard to get a wheelchair-accessible Lyft or Uber ride

Here’s why it’s hard to get a wheelchair-accessible Lyft or Uber ride

When Harriet Lowell's husband was rushed to the hospital with a pulmonary embolism, she couldn't be there with him.   She rides an electric power scooter. And very few Lyft cars can accommodate it — which is why Lowell sued the company back in 2017.  "It's a basic human right to be able to get…
The Boring Company wins contract to build Las Vegas tunnel

The Boring Company wins contract to build Las Vegas tunnel

At CES 2021, we might be moving around in underground Teslas.Image: The Boring CompanyBy Stan Schroeder2019-05-23 08:34:13 UTC Elon Musk's Boring Company has been selected to build an underground "people mover" tunnel for the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC).  The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) Board of Directors recommended that the contract be…
Catchy song contains a comprehensive list of all the ‘i words’ that describe Donald Trump

Catchy song contains a comprehensive list of all the ‘i words’ that describe Donald...

Donald Trump is very inventive with the English language. And Wednesday was no different. During an impromptu press conference, Trump talked about a meeting in which House Democrats held a meeting to discuss something called "the i word". Nope, he's not getting it confused with the hit TV show The L Word. The i word…

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