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The European Union has taken the first step in passing new copyright legislation that critics say will tear the internet apart. From a report: This... [Read More]
AMC said on Wednesday it is creating a VIP tier of its loyalty program, a subscription movie theater pass called AMC Stubs A-List, which will... [Read More]
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Quartz: The ride-hailing company has started testing a feature that gives riders the option to trade a shorter... [Read More]
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A major U.S. government report warns that advances in synthetic biology now allow scientists to have the capability to recreate dangerous viruses from scratch; make... [Read More]
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City won't put universal broadband plan on the ballot this year. [Read More]
Following stinging criticism over a cloud contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), GeekWire reports that Microsoft issued a statement Monday saying it was... [Read More]
Remember that 2007 Iowa antitrust case that cost Microsoft $255 million to settle? On Friday, the Des Moines Register reported proceeds of the Microsoft class-action... [Read More]
In her Bard College commencement speech, ex-Google VP and former US CTO Megan Smith revealed to graduates that she gave President Obama a computing history... [Read More]
PolygamousRanchKid shares a report: The human brain may be the ultimate super computer, but artificial intelligence is catching up so fast, it can now... [Read More]
Researchers have discovered a new strain of malware for Android devices that combines different styles of attack into a single package. Called MysteryBot, the new... [Read More]
The OpenBSD project announced today plans to disable support for Intel CPU hyper-threading due to security concerns regarding the theoretical threat of more "Spectre-class bugs."... [Read More]
owenferguson shares a report from Obscene Works: Medium.com and GitHub have today quashed the release of a set of data comprising of all the... [Read More]
An anonymous reader writes: "A hacker once considered 'the Internet's most inept criminal' received on Monday a prison sentence of 20 months in prison... [Read More]
A few days ago, Elon Musk announced a "new general assembly line" made with "minimal resources." As Ars Technica reports, this new tented facility "is... [Read More]
The payment company Square has obtained a license to offer New York state residents the ability to buy and sell bitcoin through its Cash App,... [Read More]
According to documents filed Monday, T-Mobile and Sprint have formally asked the FCC to approve their proposed merger. Axios reports: In their filing, the... [Read More]
According to a report from The Information, Uber allegedly "neglected" simulation testing for its autonomous vehicles. "The publication's sources claim that there was a dearth... [Read More]
An anonymous reader writes: In the wake of shocking allegations against Star Trek: Discovery's showrunners, producer Alex Kurtzman recently took over the role of showrunning... [Read More]
Under pressure by environmentalists, McDonald's has announced that it will start testing alternatives to plastic straws at select locations in the U.S. later this year.... [Read More]
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