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MoviePass confirms breach that leaked bank card numbers

On Tuesday TechCrunch reported that security researcher Mossab Hussein, with the firm SpiderSilk, found an exposed, unencrypted MoviePass database with millions of records. Some of those included numbers for its custom debit cards that are used when subscribers purchase tickets, while others listed customer’s personal information including their credit card numbers, expiration dates and billing…

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Thru shares its wander-pooling technology with NYC public colleges

Via is currently working on an app that will be exclusively used by NYC public schools. The app distributes mobile tickets to riders, which they can scan in order to access the bus. A spokesperson from Via said rollout of the app will be phased out during the coming school year.Many “Uber for kids” ride-hailing…

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You’ve Been Inspiring Microplastics, But Don’t Concern—Yet

Scientists have begun to expose a global horror show: microplastic pollution. Tiny bits of plastic have been showing up in unlikely places, including Arctic ice floes. The particles are blowing in the air, so we’re breathing microplastic and eating it and drinking plastic-infused water.The implications for human health are potentially huge. Potentially. The problem is…

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A Potent Cancer Treatment, an Instagram Hoax, and Extra News

Americans will have to go elsewhere for a potent cancer therapy, an old Instagram hoax was revived, and the reviews are in on Samsung’s latest Galaxy Note. Here’s the news you need to know, in two minutes or less.Want to receive this two-minute roundup as an email every weekday? Sign up here!Today’s HeadlinesWhy a promising…

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Ford’s Utter for Safer Scooters? Sensors Correct by the field

A fleet of sensor-clad scooters will help Ford and Virginia Tech transportation researchers understand how to keep riders safe.Octavio Jones/AlamyIn the spring of 2018, Jeri Baker began to get a lot of phone calls. Electric scooter-share companies like Bird, Lime, and Spin had moved their two-wheeled vehicles onto the street corners of cities around the…