Quora says 100 million users may have had their account information stolen in a massive data breach

Quora says 100 million users may have had their account information stolen in a massive data breach

(Reuters) – About 100 million users of Quora were affected by unauthorized access to one of its systems by a „malicious third party,” the knowledge-sharing website said on Monday. Account information, including name, email address, encrypted password and data imported from linked networks when authorized by users may have been compromised, it said. The company…

Take a look inside at the $218 million Boeing Dreamliner private jet the new President of Mexico is selling because it’s ‚too lavish’

Take a look inside at the $218 million Boeing Dreamliner private jet the new President of Mexico is selling because it’s ‚too lavish’

Mexico’s newly inaugurated President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is to set to make some sweeping changes. His first order of business is to sell the presidential jet used by his predecessor. According to Bloomberg, Lopez Obrador’s decision to sell the plane, which he deemed to be „too lavish,” is the fulfillment of a campaign promise.…

Marriott hack hits 500 million guests

Marriott hack hits 500 million guests

Image copyright Alamy Image caption Sheraton is one of Marriott’s brands The records of 500 million customers of the hotel group Marriott International have been involved in a data breach. The hotel chain said the guest reservation database of its Starwood division had been compromised by an unauthorised party. It said an internal investigation found…

Slack has only 8 million daily active users but would very much like that to become 500 million

Slack has only 8 million daily active users but would very much like that to become 500 million

LISBON — Slack is only at the beginning of its takeover of the workspace, according to co-founder Cal Henderson. Although it may feel like the office chatroom app is already ubiquitous — and a solid majority of attendees at Web Summit in Lisbon are already using it, according to a show of hands in the…

Over half a million chunks of space trash could jeopardize space travel — but Europe has a plan to save it

Over half a million chunks of space trash could jeopardize space travel — but Europe has a plan to save it

Following is a transcript of the video. Narrator: Europe is leading one of the most important space travel efforts of this century. It’s a mission called RemoveDEBRIS, and if all goes according to plan, it could save the future of space travel as we know it. The objective of RemoveDEBRIS is just that. Demonstrate how…

Over a million people asked Amazon’s Alexa to marry them in 2017 and it turned them all down

Over a million people asked Amazon’s Alexa to marry them in 2017 and it turned them all down

People really love their virtual assistants — so much so, in fact, that over a million people asked Amazon Alexa to marry them in 2017 alone, the retailer confirmed to Business Insider. And that’s not even including customers who might have proposed to their Google Assistant, or Apple Siri, or Microsoft Cortana. It seems that…

A first look at the new $5.7 million Bugatti Divo from the Paris Motor Show 2018

A first look at the new $5.7 million Bugatti Divo from the Paris Motor Show 2018

Bugatti has flaunted its newest supercar at the Paris Motor Show 2018. The Bugatti Divo is the most exclusive car Bugatti has ever made, only 40 are being manufactured. The Divo isn’t quite as fast as the Chiron but it’s been designed to be more agile. It’s 35 kilos lighter and can do 0-60mph in…

Half a million NHS jobs could be slashed in plans by Theresa May’s former policy chief

Half a million NHS jobs could be slashed in plans by Theresa May’s former policy chief

LONDON — Almost a million public sector jobs, including half a million jobs in the NHS, could be slashed as part of a plan being pushed by the prime minister’s former policy chief. The Conservative MP and former health minister, George Freeman, told Business Insider that he would like to see hundreds of thousands of…