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 2018-06-19 10:30 

Boing Boing

With the App Store monopoly case, the Supreme Court could reverse decades of frustrated antitrust enforcement...

On Monday, the Supreme Court will hear Apple Inc. v. Pepper , in which the plaintiffs argue that Apple has established a monopoly over apps for Ios (this part is actually incontrovertible, as Apple has used both technology and law to prevent rival app sto...

 2018-06-19 10:18 

reddit

'Our kids need proper water': Families plead for action over uranium in drinking water...
 2018-06-19 10:03 

Fark

In the US, a lot of people are worried about lead contamination in their water. In Australia, they'e complaining about uranium contamination. Dang--they even have more deadly toxic waste [Scary]...

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 2018-06-19 10:01 

Boing Boing

Screwdriver optional: fingerprint lock broadcasts its unlock code over Bluetooth (and the steel is garbage)...

https://youtu.be/BLfI2_xOmK8 Fingerprint locks are catastrophically awful , part LXVII: the software security on the crowdfunded Tapplock "is basically nonexistent" -- the lock broadcasts its own unlock code over Bluetooth, and if you send it back...

 2018-06-19 10:00 

Slashdot

Shots Fired Again Between CPU Vendors AMD and Intel...

Highdude702 shares a report from Tom's Hardware: AMD's feud with Intel took an interesting turn today as the company announced that it would swap 40 Core i7-8086K's won from Intel's sweepstakes with a much beefier Threadripper 1950X CPU. A...

 2018-06-19 09:50 

Boing Boing

The Rent's Too Damned High: 15,000 words on the ways real-estate speculation and inequality have killed NYC...

Harper's has published The Death of a Once Great City , Kevin Baker's beautifully written, 15,000 word, non-comprehensive list of all the ways that raising the rents in New York City (something that was enabled by the related phenomena of the incr...

 2018-06-19 09:36 

Fark

Care about what's happening at the border of our so-called 'free' America? Here's how you can help out, whether through donations, protests or other support [PSA]...

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 2018-06-19 08:32 

Fark

WTF Oklahoma [Sick]...

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 2018-06-19 08:19 

reddit

West Point grad who posed with 'Communism will win' in cap discharged...
 2018-06-19 07:39 

Fark

I may not be cut out to be a Greeter*PUNCH*Thanks for shopping here*PUNCH*Come again*PUNCH*Please fill out the survey*PUNCH*PUNCH [Scary]...

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 2018-06-19 07:23 

reddit

2 die of 6 men wounded in southern Sweden drive-by shooting...
 2018-06-19 07:00 

Slashdot

Kickstarter Bets On 'Wired' Arduino-Compatible IoT Platform...

L-One-L-One writes: Most IoT home projects today are based on Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Zigbee, and friends. But this is not always the ideal solution: you end up swapping batteries frequently, which becomes annoying quite quickly. You also have to deal with sign...

 2018-06-19 06:59 

Fark

If this guy thinks the ER doctor was abusive, wait until he gets the bill [Interesting]...

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 2018-06-19 06:21 

reddit

New York Moves Toward Legal Marijuana With Health Dept. Endorsement...
 2018-06-19 05:56 

Fark

Woman calls 911 to report her two preschoolers missing. Cops find kids safe at their dad's place, but Mom's sure they're now hiding under parked vehicles. Meth: It's what's for bre...

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 2018-06-19 05:00 

Fark

Canadian member of parliament calls for ban on "disgusting" clothing and flags promoting cannabis, fearing they will become more prevalent after marijuana is legalized and that the items would...

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 2018-06-19 04:57 

reddit

Laura Ingraham Just Said Child Immigrant Detention Centers Are 'Essentially Summer Camps'...
 2018-06-19 04:57 

Fark

Darwin hits a small target [Dumbass]...

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 2018-06-19 04:52 

Fark

The Trump Administration doesn't want immigrants to have a voice, but the wails of these children can't be ignored [Sad]...

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 2018-06-19 04:37 

reddit

Video Shows Border Patrol SUV Hitting Native American Man, Then Driving Away...
 2018-06-19 04:12 

reddit

Puan, world's oldest known Sumatran orangutan, dies aged 62 in Australian zoo...
 2018-06-19 03:37 

Fark

Not going anywhere for a while? Time to open up a bottle of sake, hold a drinking party on the Tokyo Station platform floor [Obvious]...

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 2018-06-19 03:32 

reddit

Hundreds of United Methodist clergy bring church charges against Jeff Sessions (it's his denomination)...
 2018-06-19 03:30 

Slashdot

Elon Musk Emails Employees About 'Extensive and Damaging Sabotage' By Employee...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNBC: Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent an email to all employees on Monday morning about a factory fire, and seemed to reference possible sabotage. Now, CNBC has learned that Musk also sent an e-mail to all employees at Te...

 2018-06-19 03:20 

Fark

"More than 150 people without drugs were kicked out of a Sydney festival" Good. Freeloaders [Spiffy]...

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 2018-06-19 02:38 

Boing Boing

There could be as many as 7000 tigers living in American backyards...

If school shootings, the former leader of the free world's alienation of long-time allies in favor of getting cozy with dictators, or the systematic destruction of the environment and the norms of human decency aren't enough to keep you awake at n...

 2018-06-19 02:30 

Boing Boing

Microsoft employees pissed over company's connection to ICE...

Back in January, Microsoft announced that they were "proud" to support ICE. Honestly, what company wouldn't be? A U.S. federal contract, no matter how large your coffers and corporate reach might be, is a good get, due both to the amount of Am...

 2018-06-19 02:20 

Fark

Welcome to Arizona and thanks for visiting. Don't go to the Four Corners, don't go treasure hunting in the Superstition Mountains, and whatever you do, avoid the Grand Canyon in the summer [PS...

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 2018-06-19 02:18 

Fark

Laura Bush Publishes Courageous Op-Ed Calling For Imprisonment Of Whoever Created ICE [Satire]...

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 2018-06-19 02:18 

reddit

Berkeley Landlord Accused Of Trying To Murder Tenant Over Unpaid Rent...
 2018-06-19 01:49 

Fark

New Jersey officials say 'situation normal' for New Jersey beaches [Sick]...

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 2018-06-19 01:40 

Slashdot

Senate Votes To Reinstate ZTE Ban That's Nearly Shut Down the Company...

The U.S. Senate has voted to reinstate a ban on ZTE that prevents the Chinese telecom company from buying U.S. components and using U.S. software. As The Verge notes, "it's still not clear if the reversal will make it into law: it has to clear a c...

 2018-06-19 01:32 

Fark

Wait. You're saying that parents who have an autistic child and select "cutting glutens" instead of "an appropriate medication regimen" as their means of treatment are liable to be...

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 2018-06-19 01:13 

reddit

YouTube's Piracy Filter Blocks MIT Courses, Blender Videos, and More...
 2018-06-19 01:00 

Slashdot

The Supreme Court Will Decide If Apple's App Store Is a Monopoly...

The Supreme Court will review a 2011 class-action lawsuit against Apple, accusing the company of operating an illegal monopoly by not allowing iPhone users to download mobile apps outside of its own App Store, reducing consumer choice. The case, being ref...

 2018-06-19 00:44 

Fark

Well, that's an adorable little wild ass [Spiffy]...

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 2018-06-19 00:33 

reddit

Crooked Louisville cop brings down UPS-based drug squad...
 2018-06-19 00:32 

reddit

Federal judge strikes down Kansas law requiring proof of citizenship for new voters...
 2018-06-19 00:30 

Slashdot

iOS 12 Will Automatically Share Your iPhone Location With 911 Centers...

Apple has revealed a new feature that's coming to the next version of iOS. With iOS 12, iPhone owners will be able to automatically share their location data when they dial 911. PhoneDog reports: Apple explains that it'll use RapidSOS's IP-bas...

 2018-06-19 00:16 

Boing Boing

"Tubular Bells" live in 1973...

Mike Oldfield performs Tubular Bells live on the BBC in 1973. The first release on Richard Branson's new Virgin Records, Tubular Bells became a huge success after film director William Friedkin cast off the Lalo Schifrin score for his new film The Exo...

 2018-06-19 00:03 

Slashdot

Google To Invest $550 Million In Chinese E-Commerce Giant JD.com...

hackingbear shares a report from Yahoo News: Google will invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce powerhouse JD.com, part of the U.S. internet giant's efforts to expand its presence in fast-growing Asian markets and battle rivals including Amazon.com...

 2018-06-19 00:00 

Fark

Photoshop this little ride [Photoshop]...

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 2018-06-18 23:57 

Boing Boing

Apple's HyperCard was inspired by an acid trip...

Pioneering engineer Bill Atkinson was the lead designer/developer of the Apple Lisa graphical user interface, creator of MacPaint and QuickDraw, and part of the original team that developed the Apple Macintosh. In 1985, Atkinson dropped acid and came up w...

 2018-06-18 23:56 

Fark

Only in Louisiana: Man uses airboat to dry out wet Little League field [Cool]...

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 2018-06-18 23:44 

reddit

Northwestern University Revokes Bill Cosby's Honorary Degree...
 2018-06-18 23:20 

Slashdot

HPE Announces World's Largest ARM-based Supercomputer...

The race to exascale speed is getting a little more interesting with the introduction of HPE's Astra -- what will be the world's largest ARM-based supercomputer. From a report: HPE is building Astra for Sandia National Laboratories and the US Depa...

 2018-06-18 23:19 

Fark

For the 2nd....no.... the 3rd Monday of June, Paul's Memory Bank (8PM EDT) brings you 2 hours of stuff I put in my iTunes library in the month of June. You may hear it, I may not...thunderstorms w...

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 2018-06-18 23:08 

Fark

Hot couple arrested for having sex at a busy Oklahoma City intersection. Yes it's a trap [Giggity]...

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 2018-06-18 22:40 

Slashdot

Android Messages Will Now Let You Send Texts From Your Computer...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Google is beginning to roll out desktop browser support for Android Messages, allowing people to use their PC for sending messages and viewing those that have been received on their Android smartphone. G...

 2018-06-18 22:20 

Fark

Man smashes into Target, steals video games. Can't blame his behavior on video games because he didn't have them yet [Dumbass]...

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