Anti-vax dating site exposed data for 3,500 users through ‘debug mode’ bug

Unsurprisingly, it seems like the type of people who shun vaccinations are not great at preventative cybersecurity either. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2022/7/25/23277788/unjected-anti-vax-dating-debug-mode-data-covid

GM secures $2.5 billion government loan to build EV battery factories

The Energy Department’s Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Program (ATVMP) hasn’t offered a loan to an electric car maker since 2010, but it’s ready to offer money once again. As Reuters reports, the Energy Department is providing a $2. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/gm-energy-department-loan-ev-battery-manufacturing-190736000.html

HBO Max will begin streaming ‘Game of Thrones’ in 4K HDR next month

Ahead of the debut of House of the Dragon on August 21st, HBO Max will begin streaming all eight seasons of Game of Thrones in 4K. HBO parent company Warner Bros. Discovery announced the news this week in a programming notice spotted by FlatpanelsHD (via The Verge). via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/hbo-max-game-of-thrones-4k-hdr-august-214332794.html

Apple Watch ‘Pro’ will reportedly introduce first series redesign since 2018

Details about Apple’s upcoming high-end variant of the Apple Watch Series 8 have been trickling out in recent weeks. According to a report Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman published at the start of the month, the wearable will feature the largest display Apple has ever shipped on a smartwatch. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/apple-watch-pro-new-design-report-191442006.html

One America News gets dumped by Verizon, the only major carrier it had left

If you buy something from a Verge link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement. Verizon Fios is the latest provider to drop One American News (OAN) network, a move that leaves the right-wing news channel without a major carrier, as reported earlier by The Daily Beast. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2022/7/24/23276366/one-america-news-verizon-fios-dumped-major-carriers-oan