Items tagged with data mining

Some details have leaked about future update plans for Fortnite. The leaks come right on the heels of a major update for the game that brought Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 2, to players. The information comes from Fortnite data miner Hypex. The leaker claims that Epic has already tested the v12.10 update and v12.20 updates this week. Speculation suggests that perhaps gamers will see weekly updates again. Three new items were found in the updates that could come to the game soon. Here's the upcoming Proximity Mine's Icon! Max stack of 6. PNG Icon: https://t.co/Z8lnCxLPix pic.twitter.com/rAv0gqcgNe — HYPEX - Fortnite Leaks & News (@HYPEX) February 21, 2020 The items include a disguise kit,... Read more...
A new website sponsored by Ubisoft as part of its advertising campaign for the upcoming hacking-themed game Watch Dogs isn't just a plug for the title -- it's a chilling example of exactly how easy it is for companies to mine your data. While I'm normally averse to giving any application or service access to my Facebook account, I also take some effort to lock down my settings and posts. I decided to make an exception to this policy and give the application access to my account data. What it came back with is interesting, scary, and informative by turns. There are precious few photos of me online, so I'm amused by Facebook's claim that it can identify me with 98.3% accuracy based on the following... Read more...