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MindGeek: The secretive owner of Pornhub and RedTube

on the trail — Porn is everywhere, but the company that owns the most popular sites is out of sight. Patricia Nilsson, Financial Times – Dec 17, 2020 4:30 pm UTC Financial Times, DreamstimeMario Salieri was shooting a pornographic movie in a lavish Prague villa two decades ago when he first caught sight of the…

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China collects Moon samples, may not share with NASA due to Wolf Amendment

Box of rocks — The country returned about 2kg of rocks from the Moon’s surface. Eric Berger – Dec 17, 2020 3:53 pm UTC Enlarge / Workers at the landing site of the return capsule of China’s Chang’e 5 probe in Siziwang Banner, north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, on Dec. 17, 2020. Xinhua/Ren Junchuan…

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Amazon’s answer to SpaceX Starlink delivers 400Mbps in prototype phase

Project Kuiper — Amazon offers peek into development of antenna for Project Kuiper user terminal. Jon Brodkin – Dec 17, 2020 3:00 pm UTC Amazon’s competitor to SpaceX Starlink is moving through the prototype-development phase, with the company announcing yesterday that it has “completed initial development on the antenna for our low-cost customer terminal.” Amazon…

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Don’t try this at home: George’s Marvelous Medicine is quite toxic

Homeschoolers, take note — Roald Dahl’s classic children’s story proved “remarkably accurate” about toxic effects. Jennifer Ouellette – Dec 17, 2020 12:52 pm UTC Enlarge / The concoction featured in Road Dahl’s 1981 children’s book, George’s Marvelous Medicine, could be harmful—even fatal—to grandmas, new BMJ study finds.Famed children’s author Roald Dahl greatly admired doctors who…

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“Evil mobile emulator farms” used to steal millions from US and EU banks

FRAUD AT SCALE — Scale of operation is unlike anything researchers had seen before. Dan Goodin – Dec 17, 2020 12:41 pm UTC Getty ImagesResearchers from IBM Trusteer say they’ve uncovered a massive fraud operation that used a network of mobile device emulators to drain millions of dollars from online bank accounts in a matter…

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Fortnite Season 5 Week 3 Challenge guide

PlayStation 5 Epic Games and Sony have teamed up to offer players two free skins and a chance to win a new PS5 through the upcoming Generations Cup. Published 14 hours agoon December 16, 2020 Epic Games and Sony have teamed up to offer an exclusive tournament to PS4 and PS5 players: the Generations Cup.…

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The Way to Acquire a free PS5 & Fortnite skin in the Generations Cup

The Marvel takeover of Fortnite Season 4 has extended to competitive play through the Marvel knockout Super Series tournaments that have been taking place over the course of the past few months. Epic have been offering players free superhero skins by placing highly in the Daredevil, Ghost Rider, Black Widow, and upcoming Venom Cups. As…

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Fortnite v15.10 leaked skins and cosmetics

Epic Games have rolled out Fortnite Season 5’s v15.10 update, meaning data miners have been sniffing around for new skins and cosmetics in the game files. As usual, they struck gold. It’s been a weekly thing for some time now – an update drops, leaked skins are revealed, and then we can all see what’s…

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Fortnite 15.10 patch notes: New weapons, Operation Snowdown, Spy LTM

Fortnite’s v15.10 update has rolled out in Epic Games’ popular battle royale title, bringing a few new weapons to Season 5 and some details for its Christmas event. On December 15, the update rolled out without a set of patch notes – in typical fashion – leaving everybody with no option but to drop from…

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Fortnite v15.10: what to expect

All Platforms Published 2 days agoon December 15, 2020 Fortnite’s v15.10 update has rolled out in Epic Games’ popular battle royale title, bringing a few new weapons to Season 5 and some details for its Christmas event. On December 15, the update rolled out without a set of patch notes – in typical fashion –…