Quibi, JetBlue and Others Gave Away Email Addresses, Report Says

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times: Millions of people gave their email addresses to Quibi, JetBlue, Wish and other companies (Warning: source may be paywalled; alternative source) — and those email addresses got away. They ended up in the hands of advertising and analytics companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter, leaving the people with those …

WhatsApp: Israeli Firm ‘Deeply Involved’ In Hacking Our Users

WhatsApp has alleged in new court filings that an Israeli spyware company used US-based servers and was “deeply involved” in carrying out mobile phone hacks of 1,400 WhatsApp users, including senior government officials, journalists, and human rights activists. The Guardian reports: The new claims about NSO Group allege that the Israeli company bears responsibility in serious human rights violations, including …

In an unusual investor call, Apple reports flat quarterly earnings amid COVID-19

Enlarge / Apple CEO Tim Cook. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Despite disruptions to both supply and demand caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic, Apple posted $58.3 billion in revenue in its second quarter, eking out 1 percent growth over last year’s second quarter. This beat some recent expectations by investors, but it falls well behind the $63-67 billion guidance for …