Snap's Deal With Universal Music Group Lets Users Access Music

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Snap Inc. and Universal Music Group have reached a deal that would give Snapchat users access to thousands of songs to share in messages and posts.

Snap users will be able to use songs from Universal in messages and posts in the app, the two companies said Thursday. Music fans also can share links to full songs from their streaming service of choice. Financial terms of the partnership, which includes new features that tout Universal artists, weren’t disclosed.

Web Hosting Service 'DreamHost' Leaked 814 Records of Customer Data

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A database owned by Dreamhost was found unsecured and publicly accessible online. It contained 814 million entries of exposed usernames, display names, and emails for WordPress accounts.

The exposed log files contained what appears to be 3 years of records that range from 3/24/2018 to 4/16/2021 and each contained information about WordPress accounts hosted or installed on DreamHost’s server and their users. On May 4th a DreamHost representative acknowledged the discovery and informed us that the finding was being passed on to their legal team.

New Features in GitHub Issues for Planning and Tracking

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New beta features within GitHub Issues help development teams improve their planning and tracking.

Today, we are announcing new beta features within GitHub Issues to connect your planning directly to the work your teams are doing, and flexibly to adapt to their needs: project tables that are built like spreadsheets, custom fields, a keyboard driven command palette, improved task lists, and issue forms.

Learn About Blockchain and Crypto With New Ledger Podcast

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Ledger, a company that makes hardware wallets for cryptocurrency, has launched a podcast. Called “On The Ledger” the hosts will talk about all the latest news in the crypto space. From the description: “Anything you might want to know and ask about DeFi, Web3, Bitcoin ups and downs ? On Ledger new features and partnerships ? Then take 30 minutes of your time, and get On The Ledger.” The first episode talks about decentralized finance while the second one explores NFTs.

Learn About Blockchain and Crypto With New Ledger Podcast

John McAfee - Man, Myth, Legend, Dies by Suicide in Jail

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John McAfee, founder of the antivirus software company McAfee, has died by an apparent suicide. He was held in a Spanish jail cell awaiting extradition to the U.S.

Earlier on Wednesday, the Spanish High Court had agreed to extradite McAfee, who has been charged with a number of federal financial crimes in two districts in the United States. McAfee was hit with a 10-count indictment in the Western District of Tennessee in October for allegedly evading taxes on millions of dollars in income. He was also charged in a separate indictment in Manhattan federal court in March for a pump and dump scheme involving cryptocurrencies that he was touting on social media.

Notability Note-Taking App Now Optimized for M1 Mac

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Ginger Labs announced on Wednesday that it’s note-taking app called Notability is now optimized for M1 Macs. The company says this has increased the app’s performance by up to 50%. The app enables users to create hand-written digital notes with audio; capturing lectures, drawings, study materials and much more. As a universal app, Notability is optimized for both Intel and M1 Macs. Current users of Notability on iPad can download the Mac version for free on the Mac App Store. New users can purchase Notability for $8.99, and experience Notability on their Mac, iPad and iPhone with a single purchase.

Notability Note-Taking App Now Optimized for M1 Mac

Ted Lasso and Coach Beard Announce US Soccer Women's National Team Roster for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

· Charlotte Henry · Cool Stuff Found

Ted Lasso was given the honor of announcing the US Soccer Women’s National Team (USWNT) roster heading to Tokyo for the delayed 2020 Olympics on Wednesday. He was joined, as ever, by Coach Beard. As well as announcing the players who will be representing the U.S. at the tournament, the two characters – played by Jason Sudeikis and Brendan Hunt – make jokes throughout the seven-minute skit. Season two of Ted Lasso premieres on Apple TV+ on July 23, two days after the USWNT kick-off at the Olympics.