Taylor Swift fans are suing Ticketmaster over pre-sale disaster – BDStory

A group of 26 Taylor Swift fans are suing Ticketmaster over last month’s ticketing fiasco that prevented users from purchasing tickets for Swift’s The Eras Tour (via deadline). In a lawsuit filed in a California court, the fans accuse LiveNation, Ticketmaster’s parent company, of “anti-competitive conduct” that allowed scalpers to get their hands on a … Read more

Sirius XM flaw could have allowed hackers to unlock and start cars remotely – BDStory

A vulnerability affecting Sirius XM’s connected vehicle services allows hackers to remotely start, unlock, locate, flash and honk cars. Sam Curry, a security engineer at Yuga Labs, worked with a group of security researchers to discover the flaw and outlined their findings in a thread on Twitter (through Gizmodo). In addition to offering a satellite … Read more

The latest The Witcher: Blood Origin trailer puts Jaskier in the prequel – BDStory

Netflix’s first full trailer for The Witcher: Blood Origin shines one spotlight on the prequel’s main characters, played by Michelle Yeoh, Sophia Brown and Laurence O’Fuarain. But it also comes with a bit of a surprise at the very end, revealing the return of Joey Batey’s Jaskier. The return of the bard doesn’t make much … Read more

Elon Musk’s promised Twitter exposé on the Hunter Biden story is a flop that stunned several people – BDStory

Free speech crusader Elon Musk is unhappy with Twitter’s yearlong decision to suppress a news report about Hunter Biden’s laptop just before the 2020 presidential election. So in an effort to “restore public trust in Twitter,” Musk indicated last month that he would release internal communications that would show how things went. That arrived Friday … Read more

Jeff Blackburn, head of media and entertainment at Amazon, is retiring – BDStory

Amazon’s Jeff Blackburn, who heads the company’s media and entertainment operations, is retiring from Amazon for the second time, according to emails from Blackburn and CEO Andy Jassy on Friday. With Blackburn’s departure, there will be some shifts in Amazon’s org chart. Mike Hopkins, head of Prime Video, Amazon Studios and MGM, reports directly to … Read more

Motorola’s Edge 30 Fusion is coming to the US in Pantone’s Viva Magenta – BDStory

The Edge 30 Fusion comes with upper mid-range specs, including a flagship previous-generation Qualcomm processor, the Snapdragon 888 Plus 5G. That will still be plenty powerful in 2023, especially with the 12GB RAM this particular variant comes with. There’s a 6.55-inch, 1080p OLED display with a top refresh rate of 144Hz, a stabilized 50-megapixel main … Read more

Kanye West suspended from Twitter after posting a swastika – BDStory

Kanye West, now legally known as Ye, was suspended from Twitter shortly after posting an image of a swastika in the Star of David. Twitter CEO Elon Musk confirmed the suspension late Thursday, noting that Ye had “again violated our rule against inciting violence.” Twitter’s suspension comes nearly two months after Twitter denied Ye access … Read more

Netflix is ​​expanding its early feedback program to more subscribers – BDStory

Netflix currently has a relatively small subscriber base of about 2,000 that it invites to preview and provide feedback on future projects prior to release, but that number is poised to grow significantly as the streamer looks to maximize profits in an increasingly competitive streaming market. The Wall Street Journal reports that Netflix plans to … Read more