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Facebook admits to inadvertently storing ‘hundreds of millions’ of user passwords in plain text on company servers

alexsl/iStock(NEW YORK) — Facebook officials admitted on Thursday that the tech giant stored hundreds of millions of user passwords in plain text — able to be read by employees.”As part of a routine security review in January, we found that some user passwords were being stored in a readable format within our internal data storage…read more »

Facebook’s Oculus launches new virtual reality headset and console

Facebook(SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook unveiled new virtual reality devices on Wednesday, the latest in the company’s efforts to take the technology to the mass market.Oculus, the virtual reality (VR) company Facebook acquired in 2014, revealed the new Oculus Rift S headset and its portable VR console called Quest at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in…read more »

March For Our Lives youth activism inspires fashion label ‘Krost’

OSTILL/iStock(NEW YORK) — The tragic Parkland school shooting on Feb. 14, 2018, in which 17 people lost their lives, led to an increase in youth advocacy for gun reform and was a catalyst for a new youth movement across the country.Out of the tragedy rose the student-led coalition March for Our Lives, which organized peaceful…read more »

Passenger sues Royal Caribbean after 20-foot fall on bungee attraction

Obtained by ABC News(MIAMI) — A passenger is suing Royal Caribbean for $75,000 over injuries sustained in a bungee trampoline accident on the company’s Mariner of the Seas cruise ship.Casey Holladay, 26, said he fractured his pelvis in a 20-foot fall on the ship’s “Sky Pad,” a bungee trampoline activity, in February when the harness…read more »

Gucci is selling $870 sneakers that are intentionally dirty

Gucci (NEW YORK) — Just when we found out avocado sneakers are a thing, Gucci drops a pair of men’s sneakers that all look like they have been worn and ran through a few dirt roads.The luxury retailer’s Screener leather sneaker costs $870 and comes in three different styles featuring the brand’s classic red and…read more »

Founder of Jelly Belly releases cannabis-infused jelly beans

Garrett Aitken/iStock(NEW YORK) — Jelly bean aficionados will now be able to get high with something stronger than a sugar rush.The creator of one of the most recognized brands of jelly beans has debuted a line of cannabis-infused sweets for candy lovers to enjoy.Last month, “Candyman” David Klein, responsible for the creation of Jelly Belly’s…read more »