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Hack Brief: Uber Paid Off Hackers to Hide a 57-Million User Data Breach

By now, the name Uber has become practically synonymous with scandal. But this time the company has outdone itself, building a Jenga-style tower of scandals on top of scandals that has only now come crashing down. Not only did the ridesharing service lose control of 57 million people's private information, it also hid that massive breach for more than a year, a cover-up that potentially defied data breach disclosure laws. Uber may have even actively deceived Federal Trade Commission investigators who were already looking into the company for distinct, earlier…

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NFL Star Breaks Down in Tears Post-Touchdown After Receiving Devastating News About His Baby

ShareTweet San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin played an emotional game on Sunday, helping his team win their first game of the 2017 season. But the tears shed in the end-zone weren’t for the hard-earned W, but rather Goodwin’s son, who tragically died just hours before his team faced off against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. 🙏🏾👼🏾 A post shared by Marquise Goodwin (@marquisegoodwin) on Nov 12, 2017 at 7:03pm PST Goodwin and his wife, Morgan, were pregnant with their first child together, a son, who was…

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The Celebrity Perv Apology Generator is hilariously, depressingly accurate.

Why are celebrity apologies so … bad? Like … head-scratchingly bad? Harvey Weinstein prefaced his by saying that he “came of age in the ’60s and ’70s, when all the rules about behavior in workplaces were different.” Louis C.K. noted that he “never showed a woman [his] dick without asking first.” Kevin Spacey felt the need to say, “I choose now to live as a gay man.” For having access to some of the best public relations professionals in the world, it seems celebrities just can’t seem to put together…

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This photo of Pink ‘shading’ Christina Aguilera went viral. Now she’s shutting it down.

During the American Music Awards, Christina Aguilera performed an emotional tribute to the late and iconic Whitney Houston. Houston’s ballads are notoriously challenging to sing, and not everyone thought Aguilera was up to the task. Some viewers even took screencaps of different celebrities in the audience who producers cut to during the performance, a few of whom appeared to be cringing or grimacing. Including singer Pink, whose reaction face went viral on Twitter. The look on Pink’s face! Priceless!#AMAs pic.twitter.com/ZZfxjG7rcK — Brad (@BradEdmonds96) November 20, 2017 .@Pink‘s face was all…

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22 People Who Admitted They Were Terrible, And Changed

We’re making memes smarter. So can you. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get started. It’s human nature to double down on shitty choices, when confronted. So it’s nothing short of inspiring when people take a look at their lives, realize they’re terrible human beings, and openly admit their mistakes. People like … by Andrea Meno by Fooery 20 Entry by logicjohnson 19 Entry by Glenn Clayburn by chrisbailey0615 by JarOCats 16 Entry by JarOCats 15 Entry by Chan Teik Onn by Andrea Meno by Glenn Clayburn 12 Entry…

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Ethics panel probes Conyers allegations, as Dem leaders call claims ‘disturbing’

Video Sexual harassment scandals rocking political world They added: “The Committee notes that the mere fact that it is investigating these allegations, and publicly disclosing its review, does not itself indicate that any violation has occurred, or reflect any judgement on behalf of the Committee.”  Following the announcement of the investigation, a second woman accused the congressman of sexual harrassment, according to BuzzFeed News. The harassment allegedly occurred while she worked for Conyers as a scheduler. According to the report, the woman filed a lawsuit in February against Conyers, claiming that she received…

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Cards Against Humanity generates $2M in 9 hours to fight Trump’s border wall

Nine hours after Cards Against Humanity launched a venture that it hopes will make it harder for President Donald Trump to build his border wall with Mexico, the gifts for those who bought into the project are sold out. On Tuesday, the makers of the irreverent party game unveiled a new undertaking that would allow fans to pay $15 and receive six surprise packages in December. A preview of one of the packages was an explanation that Cards Against Humanity had bought a plot of vacant land on the border and “retained…

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