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The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

Given that the BBC is doing a miniseries of The Miniaturist for the holidays, I thought it a pertinent review for today! A few weeks ago, I admitted to owning a Kindle. 733 more words

Fiction

PR Max Clifford and celebrities’ secrets

‘Disgraced PR man’ Max Clifford died in prison yesterday, serving a sentence for sex crimes. But I doubt if we have heard the last of him, because people can tell their stories now. 411 more words

TV

Uber used bug bounty program to launder blackmail payment to hacker

(Source: arstechnica.com)

In November, the CEO of Uber revealed that the company had paid a hacker $100,000 to delete data obtained from a 2016 breach in which 57 million Uber customers’ and drivers’ names, email addresses, and phone numbers were exposed. 527 more words

Technology

Debts

She walked a straight line for the goateed police officer, away from the car and then back, as if she’d spent years in a high-wire act, but her eyes were as red as I’d ever seen them. 733 more words

Fiction

Christmas market scare was blackmail, not terror: German police

(Source: sg.news.yahoo.com)

A pharmacist sounded the alert after finding a canister with wires inside a package near the Christmas market in Potsdam, which revived fears of a repeat of last year’s deadly terror attack at a Christmas market in the German capital… 338 more words

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