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Thursday July 12, 2018. 02:41 AM
A proposal that critics said would have forced consumers to file formal complaints, at a cost of $255, appears to have been dropped from Thursday's agenda.
A sedative, an opioid, and a paralytic sit at the core of legal and ethical debates over the state-sanctioned killing of death row prisoner Scott Dozier.
It turns out that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has a track record of being devastatingly wrong on Net Neutrality, as explained by TechCrunch‘s Devin Coldewey: DC Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been nominated for the position of Supreme Court Justice, and on...
Uber laid off 100 “safety drivers” in Pittsburgh amidst a rejiggering of its aggressive autonomous vehicle testing program. From Quartz: The company held a meeting earlier today (July 11) to inform about 100 autonomous vehicle operators—people who monitor its self-driving...
Thanks to a new agreement, ESPN will be broadcasting esports live in primetime for the first time.
The SpaceX and Tesla CEO's work to help the rescue operation captivated the internet and reinforced the most flattering image of Musk, as a brilliant engineer with a nose for unexpected solutions to pressing problems.
Wednesday July 11, 2018. 11:58 PM
Lots have been written, both seriously and in jest, about whether our AIs spy on us. But why not just ask Siri? Will she lie? This light-hearted experiment has been tried, in the provided link, and the nature of the responses is interesting. Some day, Siri will be a lot...
By not informing the US government of two industry-wide hardware flaws, Intel may have inadvertently given ammo to China's hackers.
Last month Dr. Mac borrowed an iMac Pro from Apple and performed some tests. His first observation out of the box was that the Space Gray finish on all components—the iMac itself, the keyboard, and the mouse, was stunning. That was when he began calling it “Darth.”
We have a deal on the VogDUO Car Charger Go. This device has two USB-C ports for charging USB-C devices in your car. It plugs into your car’s cigarette lighter, and it’s $21.99 through us.
How does he do it? Ming-Chi Kuo (TF International Securities) has posted a virtual Christmas list of Apple’s next products. John comments on the list.
It seems like only yesterday that Apple was trading around $130 and I was writing about how AAPL stock could hit $200...
A former Apple engineer stole secrets about the company’s self-driving car project...
Apple deals are heating up this week with instant savings on closeout hardware. Save up to $1,400 on loaded Late 2016 15-inch MacBook Pros with at least 1TB of storage. Gazelle is also knocking an additional $20 off all CPO phones priced at $200 or more, including the iPhone ...
Downloads for new Nvidia web graphics drivers for builds of macOS 10.12.6 and OS X 10.11.6 with Security Update 2018-004 installed.
This week marks the 10th anniversary of MobileMe, Apple’s third attempt at a cloud service designed for consumers...
Both MacRumors and AppleInsider are reporting on an analyst report that Apple may update almost every major piece of hardware in the next six months. In addition to MacBook speed updates, there may be a new MacBook Air or a new low-cost model to replace it. The iMac may get...
One of the more controversial changes in iOS 12 has to do with the way images from your photo library are shared in the Messages app. AppleInsider walks you through the easy, though perhaps a bit more convoluted than it has to be, method of sharing your images.
Human evolution is the result of more than one ancestral population. In a new commentary paper, it suggests Homo sapiens emerged from a single ancestral population and a single geographic region in Africa. But other experts think differently. While ‘Mitochondrial Eve’...
Algorithms need a conscience in the public sector, according to author Virginia Eubanks. She has a book called Automating Inequality, and she argues that the poor are a testing ground for new technology that increases inequality. To some extent, we’re used to companies...
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