Spotify’s Tricky Video Pivot

He spoke of music as the soundtrack to a person’s life — their inspiration for running and cooking and nearly every other aspect of their daily routines. Indeed, as Mr. Ek noted, some Spotify users stream music for 16 hours a day. The theory, it appears, is that video content…

Sextortionist who hacked Miss Teen USA’s computer sentenced to 18 months

The California computer science student who hacked various women’s computers for the purposes of “sextortion”—including Miss Teen USA 2013, Cassidy Wolf—has been sentenced to 18 months in prison. The sentence comes after Jared James Abrahams pleaded guilty to one count of computer hacking and three counts of extortion last November.…