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Life’s short, have some leaked user data. The hackers at the centre of the Ashley Madison breach have dumped all the data they nicked from the cheating service online overnight, and it’s a huge repository of cheaters. 10GB of user records reportedly appeared online this morning, and people are already starting to go through it. If you’ve used this service, it could get messy for you.
Meanwhile, big auto manufacturers are signalling their intentions to take their best sports cars and turn them into electric monsters. BMW, for example, is reportedly considering giving the M3 supercar all-wheel drive capabilities, while also turning it into a plug-in hybrid car. Aston Martin is considering something similar, with reports that there’s an 800-horsepower electric Rapide in the works. Given that some of the best new supercars have electric power under the bonnet to boost their output, it’s not the worst idea in the world.
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