Hashtag Trending – Uber paid hackers after a massive data breach, Apple buying into VR/AR with acquisition

Uber paid hackers after a massive data breach, Apple has reportedly acquired a Montreal-based virtual reality company, and activists are planning a December 7th protest against the FCC potentially ending net neutrality.   From Reddit today is news that Uber concealed a massive security breach for more than a year that affected the personal data…

Hashtag Trending – Netflix investing $500M into Canadian content, San Francisco sues Equifax

Netflix lights up the Twitterverse after announcing it will invest half a billion dollars into Canadian content, Equifax is still in the news, and Mark Zuckerberg admits Facebook played a role in the results of last year’s U.S. election. On Twitter, federal heritage Minister Melanie Joly says the government has struck a deal with Netflix,…

Hashtag Trending – CCleaner and Vevo hacked, marketers hate Apple’s new ad blocking feature

A system maintenance app has been used to distribute malware. MTV’s digital offspring has had more than three terabytes of data stolen. And advertisers say Apple’s new iOS 11 ad blocking feature will sabotage their industry. From Google Trends and Reddit: on Monday Cisco researchers revealed that version 5.33 of CCleaner, a systems maintenance app…