2 ABS-CBN online stores hit by hacking attack (philstar.com) - September 19, 2018 - 2:59pm MANILA, Philippines — ABS-CBN Corp. on Wednesday said it has temporarily taken down two of its online stores due to a reported data breach that likely compromised customers’ personal information and credit card details. In a press statement, the media and entertainment giant said sensitive personal data of 213 customers of the ABS-CBN Store (store.abs-cbn.com) and the UAAP Store (uaapstore.com) may have been exposed to hackers. The breach was “isolated only” to the two online shopping websites and did not affect other ABS-CBN digital properties, the company explained, adding that investigation is still ongoing. The National Privacy Commission has already been informed about the hack. “We have started reaching out to all our affected customers. We also advise our customers not to give out additional personal … [Read more...] about 2 ABS-CBN online stores hit by hacking attack
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caption My assortment of Brandless products. source Business Insider/Dennis Green Brandless launched in 2017 as an online store that sells everything, even organic and specialty goods, for $3. It just announced it raised $240 million in a Series C funding round led by Softbank, with the goal of becoming a bigger player in the online-shopping realm. I tried the online shop soon after it launched and found it operated a lot like a dollar store. Brandless is a new e-commerce startup offering a wide assortment of own-brand household and food items, each at the magical price of $3. The idea behind Brandless is that it can add value for the consumer by selling quality merchandise without a so-called “brand tax.” Instead of having a big logo emblazoned on a product, the actual attributes of the product are listed on the package instead. Founders Tina Sharkey and Ido Leffler came up with the idea as they looked at how consumer behavior had changed … [Read more...] about Brandless, the online store that sells everything for $3, just got $240 million to take on Amazon. Here’s what it’s like to use.
NEW YORK (NYTIMES) - Nearly seven years after two boys pushed a shopping cart off a walkway at a Manhattan mall, severely injuring a woman four stories below, a jury decided to award more than US$45 million (S$60.79 million) to her and her family. The woman, Ms Marion Hedges, had just shopped for Halloween candy with her son, Dayton, then 13, at the East River Plaza Mall in East Harlem in October 2011 and was at a parking kiosk when the two boys hoisted the cart over a railing above. It plummeted more than 21 metres and struck Ms Hedges on the head. Ms Hedges, a philanthropist, stopped breathing and was rushed to the hospital. She suffered serious brain damage and today she struggles with diminished cognitive abilities, double vision, incontinence and memory loss, her lawyer, Mr Thomas Moore, said. Court documents show that Ms Hedges and her family sued the mall and Planned Security Service, which was under contract to secure the mall's common areas, including the walkway where the … [Read more...] about Jury awards $60.79 million to woman struck by falling shopping cart
You don’t need to be a Costco member to shop online. However, there’s a catch – non-members have to pay a 5% surcharge on most online items, and some Costco online prices are up to 20% higher than the prices offered in-store. There are other ways to shop at Costco without being a member. Bargain hunters and Costco lovers, rejoice! You don’t need a membership to do some Costco online shopping. But before you get too excited, know there’s a catch: with the exception of prescription drugs, you’ll have to pay a 5% surcharge. Not only that, but some of the prices are higher than the prices offered in-stores in nearly every category – as much as 20% higher, reported Business Insider’s Dennis Green. For example, a two-pack of Kirkland Signature organic creamy peanut butter was $9.99 in-store but $11.99 online. Even so, Costco‘s online store may still be a deal. If … [Read more...] about You don’t need a membership to shop at Costco online — but there’s a catch
source Epic Games This week, the ever-changing world of “Fortnite: Battle Royale” got a new feature that is the first of its kind for the world’s most popular video game: a shopping cart. While several competing battle-royale games have allowed players to zip across the virtual islands with fast-moving vehicles like cars, motorcycles and even boats, in an effort to be the last man standing, the Fortnite developers have taken a unique approach with the shopping carts, which players can use to cross gaps, get away from enemies, and perform incredible stunts with the help of the game’s ramp-building features. Here’s how to incorporate the new shopping carts into your eternal pursuit for that sweet, sweet Victory Royale: First, for those who haven’t been keeping up with every update to the Fortnite map, players can now ride around the map in shopping carts. This is the first introduction of any type of fast-moving vehicle in … [Read more...] about How to find and use the new shopping cart in ‘Fortnite: Battle Royale,’ whether you’re playing solo or with your friends