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Peloton Tread Could Relaunch This Summer, but the More Dangerous Tread+ Is a Bigger Problem

Peloton Tread Could Relaunch This Summer, but the More Dangerous Tread+ Is a Bigger Problem

Photo: Ethan Miller (Getty Images) After recalling both of its treadmills, Tread and Tread+, Peloton is working on fixes to get the machines back on the market. One, a software update that will require a pin passcode to unlock the treadmills, will roll out in the coming days. But hardware fixes will also be necessary …

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Enterprise Password Manager Passwordstate Hacked, Exposing Users’ Passwords for 28 Hours

Enterprise Password Manager Passwordstate Hacked, Exposing Users’ Passwords for 28 Hours

Photo: Leon Neal (Getty Images) Passwordstate, the enterprise password manager offered by Australian software developer Click Studios, was hacked earlier this week, exposing the passwords of an undisclosed number of its clients for approximately 28 hours. The hack was carried out through an upgrade feature for the password manager and potentially harvested the passwords of …

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Those HBO Max Numbers Aren't What They Seem

Those HBO Max Numbers Aren’t What They Seem

Photo: Presley Ann (Getty Images) HBO Max would probably very much like you to believe that its subscriber numbers are ballooning, but a bit of fudging on parent company AT&T’s part makes it difficult to pin down exactly how well the service is actually scaling. Advertisement In its Q1 earnings report released this week, the …

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U.S. Federal Investigators Are Reportedly Looking Into Codecov Security Breach, Undetected for Months
PlayStation 5 Is Now the Fastest-Selling Console in U.S. History

PlayStation 5 Is Now the Fastest-Selling Console in U.S. History

Photo: Sam Rutherford/Gizmodo Sony’s PlayStation 5 is the fastest-selling gaming console in U.S. history in both unit and dollar sales, according to retail analyst firm The NPD Group. So if you’ve been struggling to get your hands on one since its release last November, scalpers may not be entirely to blame. Advertisement This success is …

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Apple Music Says It Pays Artists an Average of a Penny Per Stream, Which Is Somehow Good

Apple Music Says It Pays Artists an Average of a Penny Per Stream, Which Is Somehow Good

Photo: Emma McIntyre (Getty Images) We now have a clearer picture of how Apple Music compares to Spotify in terms of royalties. Advertisement Citing a disclosure letter sent to creators on Friday through Apple Music’s artist dashboard and posted in full by 9to5Mac, the Wall Street Journal first reported that the service pays artists an …

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Pinterest Is Reportedly Eyeing VSCO Acquisition

Pinterest Is Reportedly Eyeing VSCO Acquisition

Photo: Lionel Bonaventure (Getty Images) The online pinboard site Pinterest is reportedly in talks to scoop up VSCO, a photo-editing and sharing app that you may remember for inspiring a teen subculture back in 2019. Negotiations remain ongoing, two sources with knowledge of the matter told the New York Times, and there’s still no word …

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ViacomCBS Is Selling $3 Billion in Stock to Fund Paramount+, a Service Some People Evidently Don't Know Exists
Appalachia’s Fracking Industry May Never Be Profitable Again

Appalachia’s Fracking Industry May Never Be Profitable Again

A Consol Energy Horizontal Gas Drilling Rig explores the Marcellus Shale outside the town of Waynesburg, Pennsylvania.Photo: Mladen Antonov (Getty Images) It’s clear that we need to stop natural gas production to avoid the worst effects of the climate crisis. But a new report from the Stockholm Environment Institute’s U.S. Center and the Ohio River …

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HBO Max Is Officially Launching a Cheaper Ad-Supported Streaming Plan in June

HBO Max Is Officially Launching a Cheaper Ad-Supported Streaming Plan in June

Photo: Presley Ann (Getty Images) The long-expected ad-supported tier of HBO Max will finally arrive this summer. Company executives on Friday revealed details relating to both the expected launch window for the new tier as well as how it will differ from HBO Max’s existing subscription plan. The primary difference between the two will center …

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