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Hackers stole over 5 million unencrypted passport numbers from Marriott

There's the slightly good news, and then there's the really bad news.  International hotel chain Marriott International, Inc. announced Jan. 4 that the massive hack of its Starwood customer database first reported in Nov. was both
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The OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition is a preview of OnePlus's premium future

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition $699 View Product The Good Faster charging versus 6T • Gorgeous McLaren-themed design • Long-lasting battery • Great display and performance The Bad Warp charger is bulkier • Some apps
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It’s increasingly looking like China was behind the massive Marriott data hack

All signs point to China when it comes to the massive Marriott hack that came to light last month. The data breach that exposed personal data of around 500 million guests of the hotel chain is believed to part of a Chinese state-run espionage
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OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition comes with 10GB of RAM and ultra-fast charger

There's a new smartphone with racing car-related branding in town.  OnePlus and McLaren just announced the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition, a beefed-up version of OnePlus's flagship with 10GB of RAM and a super-fast "Warp Charge 30" adapter in the
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China is the lead suspect in the Marriott hack, report says

What's worse: a massive financial crime, or a years-long international espionage operation? China is emerging as the lead suspect in the Marriott security breach that affected 500 million customers, according to a new report from Reuters. Security
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Microsoft Trending Up, Apple Trending Down…? Plus, The Marriott Data Breach

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir debate whether Microsoft is trending up while Apple is trending down, before discussing the Marriott (Starwood) data breach. They also share their After Hours picks for the week.
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Marriott data breach affected 500 million customers over four years

If you value your data privacy, Starwood Points might end up costing you more than they've saved. Marriott International, Incdisclosed a data breach of its Starwood guest reservation database on Friday. It estimates that the hack has affected 500
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Amazon Alexa is coming to hotel rooms

"Alexa, can I get a toothbrush?" At the mention of Amazon's digital assistant, the light ring on the white Echo Plus sitting on the end table lights up, then blinks for a second after the question is asked. Ordinarily, if you made that query to the
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Brands are creating Snapchat Shows with dreams of getting on Discover

From: Mashable By Kerry Flynn Recommended by: Mashable Hotel chains aren't really cool. They have cool stuff to offer, like free wi-fi and swimming pools, but if you're a young traveler on a budget, you might be looking more to