Research shows open source program offices improve software practices
London’s hidden cable tunnels could warm 'thousands' of homes
Hot power cables in kilometers-long tunnels could be an excellent source of cheap, low-carbon heat
Huawei chief offers to share 5G know-how for a fee
[cnbc] Whole Foods to cut health-care benefits for 1,900 part-time employees starting next year
Amazon-owned Whole Foods will be withdrawing medical benefits for hundreds of its part-time workers starting Jan. 1, 2020, the company said Thursday.
Google to pay $1 billion in France to settle fiscal fraud probe
[Typical California propaganda:] Los Angeles OKs a deal for 'record-cheap solar power' and battery storage
EPA rolls back Obama's regulations on clean water
AT&T to lose 1.1 million TV subscribers as DirecTV continues nosedive
Spotify wants to know where you live and will be checking in
Court rules that ‘scraping’ public website data isn’t hacking
The Ninth Circuit [!] Court of Appeals shot down Microsoft-owned LinkedIn's claim that HiQ Labs was using its public facing data was violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
Comcast sues Maine to stop law requiring sale of individual TV channels
Ignoring Big Tech's illegal meddling in elections, the industry suit says Maine law violates First Amendment and Communications Act.
281 Alleged email scammers arrested in massive global sweep
Libraries and archivists are scanning and uploading books that are secretly in the public domain
11 myths about USB Type-C
Due to its popularity, a few myths have now emerged about the USB interface—particularly regarding its latest iteration, USB-C with PD.
51 Tech CEOs send open letter to Congress asking for a federal data privacy law
Loophole that lets people share your private Instagram pics and stories isn't a 'hack'— but still, Heads up
Scientists discover new evidence of the asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs
New rock samples in Gulf of Mexico show how a city-sized asteroid wiped out dinosaurs 65 million years ago
[NyT] How 'top-valued' Micro$haft has avoided the big tech backlash
Nearly every state is launching an antitrust investigation of Google
[In what must be regarded as a Deep-State ruse,] Attorneys general from 50 states, as well as Puerto Rico and Washington, DC, have announced their plan to launch an antitrust investigation focused on Google.
If you asked Equifax for $125, you need to update your request
Dozens of Google employees say they were retaliated against for reporting harassment
The feature-rich Vivaldi browser finally arrives on Android
[Cnbc] Paltry YouTube fine shows the US government is not serious about a Big Tech crackdown
Firefox will encrypt web domain name (DNS) requests by default
You can expect to see DNS over HTTPS by the end of September.
It shouldn't be this hard to responsibly fly a drone
The FAA's app that tells you where you can and can't fly your drone ignores both local and national regulations
Google has my dead grandpa’s data and he never used the internet
COBOL turns 60: Why it will outlive us all
In the beginning, there was machine languages and assembler. Neither was easy to use, but then along came COBOL, and everything changed.
Facebook is changing its face recognition settings. We have questions
Squirrels listen in to birds' conversations for their own safety
Intel is suddenly very concerned with ‘real-world’ benchmarking
DMVs are selling your data to private investigators
You gave them your data in exchange for a driver’s license. DMVs are making tens of millions of dollars selling it, documents obtained by Motherboard show.
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