• Sat 09-14 Research shows open source program offices improve software practices
  • Sat 09-14 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
  • Fri 09-13 Huawei chief offers to share 5G know-how for a fee
  • Fri 09-13 [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.
  • Fri 09-13 Google to pay $1 billion in France to settle fiscal fraud probe
  • Fri 09-13 [Typical California propaganda:] Los Angeles OKs a deal for 'record-cheap solar power' and battery storage
  • Thu 09-12 EPA rolls back Obama's regulations on clean water
  • Thu 09-12 AT&T to lose 1.1 million TV subscribers as DirecTV continues nosedive
  • Thu 09-12 Spotify wants to know where you live and will be checking in
  • Wed 09-11 Court rules that ‘scraping’ public website data isn’t hacking
  • The Ninth Circuit [!] Court of Appeals shot down Microsoft-owned LinkedIn's claim that HiQ Labs was using its public facing data was violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
  • Wed 09-11 Comcast sues Maine to stop law requiring sale of individual TV channels
  • Ignoring Big Tech's illegal meddling in elections, the industry suit says Maine law violates First Amendment and Communications Act.
  • Wed 09-11 281 Alleged email scammers arrested in massive global sweep
  • Wed 09-11 Libraries and archivists are scanning and uploading books that are secretly in the public domain
  • Tue 09-10 11 myths about USB Type-C
  • Due to its popularity, a few myths have now emerged about the USB interface—particularly regarding its latest iteration, USB-C with PD.
  • Tue 09-10 51 Tech CEOs send open letter to Congress asking for a federal data privacy law
  • Tue 09-10 Loophole that lets people share your private Instagram pics and stories isn't a 'hack'— but still, Heads up
  • Tue 09-10 Scientists discover new evidence of the asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs
  • New rock samples in Gulf of Mexico show how a city-sized asteroid wiped out dinosaurs 65 million years ago
  • Mon 09-09 [NyT] How 'top-valued' Micro$haft has avoided the big tech backlash
  • Mon 09-09 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.
  • Mon 09-09 If you asked Equifax for $125, you need to update your request
  • Mon 09-09 Dozens of Google employees say they were retaliated against for reporting harassment
  • Mon 09-09 The feature-rich Vivaldi browser finally arrives on Android
  • Sun 09-08 [Cnbc] Paltry YouTube fine shows the US government is not serious about a Big Tech crackdown
  • Sun 09-08 Firefox will encrypt web domain name (DNS) requests by default
  • You can expect to see DNS over HTTPS by the end of September.
  • Sun 09-08 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
  • Sun 09-08 Google has my dead grandpa’s data and he never used the internet
  • Sat 09-07 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.
  • Sat 09-07 Facebook is changing its face recognition settings. We have questions
  • Sat 09-07 Squirrels listen in to birds' conversations for their own safety
  • Fri 09-06 Intel is suddenly very concerned with ‘real-world’ benchmarking
  • Fri 09-06 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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  • Thu 09-05 Connecticut gov. Lamont calls for 100% 'carbon-free' power by 2040!
  • Thu 09-05 The next hot job: Pretending to be a robot
  • Thu 09-05 Europe will not accept US verdict on 737 Max safety
  • Thu 09-05 600,000 GPS trackers left exposed online with a default password of '123456'
  • Thu 09-05 Federal judge says terrorist watchlist is unconstitutional
  • Thu 09-05 Amazon’s shipping empire is challenging UPS and FedEx
  • Thu 09-05 Australian federal government adopts 'nuanced' position on data-sharing consent


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