• Mon 03-18 Meteor blast over Bering Sea was 10 times size of Hiroshima
  •   Fireball over Kamchatka peninsula in December went largely unnoticed at the time
  • Mon 03-18 MySpace loses 50 million songs uploaded over 12 years
  •   Loss was due to data corruption during a server migration project
  • Mon 03-18 Thou shall not bear false witness. N.J. pastor claims mistake by Wells Fargo on ATM photos led to wrongful arrest.
  • Sun 03-17 Bacteria discovered in Irish soil kills four drug-resistant superbugs
  • Sun 03-17 Nevada considers technology to scan cellphones after crashes
  • Sun 03-17 [WaPo] Robo-calls are unstoppable. Why your phone won’t quit ringing.
  • Sun 03-17 [HuffPo] Facebook, Axios & NBC paid this guy to whitewash Wikipedia pages
  • Sat 03-16 How Google’s Bad Data Wiped a Neighborhood off the Map
  •   Inside the big, twisted industry of neighborhood data collection
  • Sat 03-16 Chicago shuts down popular composting company that uses worms to repair soil
  • Fri 03-15 ISPs strike deal with Vermont to suspend state net neutrality law
  •   Agreement delays law until judges rule on FCC repeal.
  • Fri 03-15 [Possible BS from phys.org:] Renewable energy reduces the highest electric rates in the nation
  • Fri 03-15 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.
  • Fri 03-15 WordPress now powers over one-third of the top 10 million sites on the web
  • Thu 03-14 Origami-inspired robot gripper grasps objects up to 120 times its weight
  • Thu 03-14 DARPA is building a $10 million, open source, secure voting system
  • Thu 03-14 [CNN] Facebook under criminal investigation over data sharing deals, says New York Times report
  • Wed 03-13 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.]
  • Wed 03-13 Amazon lobbied more government entities than any other public U.S. company last year

  •   Recent duggery, skul and other

  • Wed 03-13  Undersea battle with China is under way for control of the global internet grid
  • Wed 03-13  HP recalls more laptops for 'fire and burn hazards'
  • Wed 03-13  Google has quietly added DuckDuckGo as a search engine option for Chrome users in ~60 markets
  • Tue 03-12  Scientists have discovered a shape that blocks [nearly] all sound
  • Tue 03-12  Researchers find critical backdoor in Swiss online voting system
  • Tue 03-12  Fast-growth chickens produce new industry woe: ‘Spaghetti meat’
  • Tue 03-12  US tells Germany to stop using Huawei equipment or lose some intelligence access
  • Mon 03-11  Trump endorses permanent daylight saving time
  • Mon 03-11  How badly are we being ripped off on eyewear? Former industry execs tell all
  • Mon 03-11  The US government will be scanning your face at 20 top airports
  • Sun 03-10  Apple is using its global clout to force suppliers to go 'green'

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