Meteor blast over Bering Sea was 10 times size of Hiroshima
Fireball over Kamchatka peninsula in December went largely unnoticed at the time
MySpace loses 50 million songs uploaded over 12 years
Loss was due to data corruption during a server migration project
Thou shall not bear false witness. N.J. pastor claims mistake by Wells Fargo on ATM photos led to wrongful arrest.
Bacteria discovered in Irish soil kills four drug-resistant superbugs
Nevada considers technology to scan cellphones after crashes
[WaPo] Robo-calls are
. Why your phone won’t quit ringing.
[HuffPo] Facebook, Axios & NBC paid this guy to whitewash Wikipedia pages
How Google’s Bad Data Wiped a Neighborhood off the Map
Inside the big, twisted industry of neighborhood data collection
Chicago shuts down popular composting company that uses worms to repair soil
ISPs strike deal with Vermont to suspend state net neutrality law
Agreement delays law until judges rule on FCC repeal.
[Possible BS from phys.org:] Renewable energy reduces the highest electric rates in the nation
The Intercept shuts down access to Snowden trove
First Look Media, the company that owns the Intercept, also announced that it was laying off several of the researchers who had been charged with maintaining the documents.
WordPress now powers over one-third of the top 10 million sites on the web
Origami-inspired robot gripper grasps objects up to 120 times its weight
DARPA is building a $10 million, open source, secure voting system
[CNN] Facebook under criminal investigation over data sharing deals, says New York Times report
New Mexico is the most coal-heavy state to buy into the 100% carbon-free energy fantasy by 2045 [Hey — most of those who'd question this illusion'll be dead by then.]
Amazon lobbied more government entities than any other public U.S. company last year
Undersea battle with China is under way for control of the global internet grid
HP recalls more laptops for 'fire and burn hazards'
Google has quietly added DuckDuckGo as a search engine option for Chrome users in ~60 markets
Scientists have discovered a shape that blocks [nearly] all sound
Researchers find critical backdoor in Swiss online voting system
Fast-growth chickens produce new industry woe: ‘Spaghetti meat’
US tells Germany to stop using Huawei equipment or lose some intelligence access
Trump endorses permanent daylight saving time
How badly are we being ripped off on eyewear? Former industry execs tell all
The US government will be scanning your face at 20 top airports
Apple is using its global clout to force suppliers to go 'green'
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