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Saturday April 24, 2021. 07:34 PM
Jack Dorsey, the co-founder and CEO of Twitter, tweeted Wednesday that bitcoin 'incentivises renewable energy.' And Elon Musk responded 'True.' The BBC adds that the tweets came 'despite experts warning otherwise.' The cyrptocurrency's carbon footprint is as large as some of ...
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Security researcher Marc Rogers (also a BBC contributor) tweeted this morning 'I guess theres no hiding it now. We lost Dan Kaminsky yesterday. One of the brightest lights in infosec and probably the kindest soul I knew. The vacuum he leaves behind is impossible to measure....
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The mayor of Los Angeles is proposing the largest universal income pilot program in America, saying he hopes the program will 'light a fire across our nation.' Newsweek reports: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has proposed giving a 'universal basic income' of $1000 a month...
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NASA has tweeted a video showing the arrival of four astronauts from three countries on the International Space Station early Satuday morning. CNN describes the significance to their arrival — and what the astronauts will do during their six-month stay in space: This...
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from South China Morning Post: In a rare public appearance since retiring nearly three years ago, Morris Chang, the 89-year-old founder of the world's largest contract chip maker, said China is not yet a competitor in chipmaking and that...
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According to Sacramento CBS affiliate KOVR-TV, Yana Sydnor called the police to report a possible home invasion. Turns out, it was a robovac that her son turned on before leaving for the weekend. Android Police reports: At 1 a.m., she and her 2-year-old daughter woke up to...
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Hmmmmmm shares a report from Politico: The Pentagon has briefed top lawmakers on intelligence surrounding suspected directed-energy attacks against U.S. troops, and officials identified Russia as a likely culprit, according to two people with direct knowledge of the matter....
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An anonymous reader shares an excerpt from a Science Magazine blog, written by Derek Lowe: Excellent news today: we have word of the most effective malaria vaccine yet discovered. A year-long trial in Burkina Faso has shown 77% efficacy, which is by far the record, and which ...
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'Salon reports amateur-hour mistakes in the attempted rollout of FRANK, a social media site envisioned by Mike Lindell of MyPillow,' writes Slashdot reader Tom239. 'A Drupal expert described the code as 'not even student work.'' From the report: Speaking to Salon on Thursday ...
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'Dish Network is partnering with Amazon to roll out 5G service in Las Vegas,' writes Slashdot reader fermion. 'They will evidently not only be the first cloud-based 5G service, but also will allow Amazon to test its network in a large telecommunication situation.' CNBC...
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Honda will end production of combustion motors by 2040 as it embarks on a wide-reaching drive to achieve total carbon neutrality by 2050 and to advance the development of its zero-emission powertrain solutions. AutoCar reports: Company president Toshihiro Mibe detailed a...
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from ZDNet: Now, thanks to Comcast and Broadcom, we're seeing the first tests of full-duplex (FDX) DOCSIS 4 system-on-chip (SoC) devices. Comcast's tests, done between Philadelphia and Denver, show that FDX can work with DOCSIS 4. FDX...
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A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory panel on Friday recommended the U.S. resume using the Johnson and Johnson Covid-19 vaccine, saying the benefits outweighed the risk. CNBC reports: The recommendation, which was adopted 10-4 with one abstention, by the...
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Britain's Court of Appeals has cleared a group of 42 sub-postmasters and postmistresses for theft, fraud and false accounting. They were convicted, with some imprisoned, after the Post Office installed faulty software in the branches where these office operators worked. The...
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: A series of senior European MPs have been approached in recent days by individuals who appear to be using deepfake filters to imitate Russian opposition figures during video calls. Those tricked include Rihards Kols, who ...
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Friday April 23, 2021. 11:21 PM
Spotify wants to be the industry's No. 1 distributor of podcasts -- and it's willing to forgo some revenue in order to counter Apple's push into podcast subscriptions. From a report: Next week, Spotify will launch its podcast subscription option for partners. But the company ...
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Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is shutting its two main car factories temporarily due to a shortage of computer chips. From a report: The difficulties at Britain's biggest carmaker echo similar problems at other manufacturers, including Ford, who have been hit by a global shortage...
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What do you call a collection of black holes? The question has taken on an urgency among astronomers inspired by the recent news of dozens of black holes buzzing around the center of a nearby cluster of stars. The New York Times: In the last few years, instruments like the...
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Japan's central government has declared a third state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic with new restrictions imposed in Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo prefectures. Local leaders requested the move as they face a sharp rise in new coronavirus cases. From a report: The ...
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Earlier this week, Apple unveiled the refreshed 11 and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models with a notable change: The new iPad Pro models are powered by the M1 chip, the company's in-house chipset that also powers the current-generation MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac mini. Is the...
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