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Fitness app Polar Flow exposed names and locations of thousands of military, NSA and FBI staff By Mark Wycislik-Wilson Published 1 day ago It's not all that long since fitness app Strava caused something of a security nightmare by inadvertently revealing the locations of numerous secret military bases. Now another app -- Polar Flow this time -- has gone a step further and revealed the names and home addresses of nearly 6,500 users. https://betanews.com/2018/07/09/polar-flow-privacy/
AT&T wants to overhaul HBO, says it isn’t profitable enough AT&T warns HBO employees of a "tough" first year under AT&T ownership. Jon Brodkin - 7/9/2018, 12:29 PM AT&T has been the proud owner of HBO for less than a month, and it is already considering an overhaul that would see HBO produce more video that can compete for the attention of smartphone users. AT&T wants to boost revenue both in advertising and subscriptions, even if that means upending HBO's longtime strategy of producing a relatively small number of high-quality shows. https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2018/07/att-wants-to-overhaul-hbo-says-it-isnt-profitable-enough/
Don't let me forget: You can now set important items in Microsoft To-Do By João Carrasqueira · Jul 9, 2018 17:10 EDT Microsoft continues to - slowly but surely - make progress with its Microsoft To-Do app, and this time it's giving Windows Insiders exclusive access to a new feature in the app. Those in the Fast and Skip Ahead rings will be getting an update to version 1.35.11872, which includes a new Important tab. https://www.neowin.net/news/dont-let-me-forget-you-can-now-set-important-items-in-microsoft-to-do