"Apple, Google and a Deal That Controls the Internet"

The New York Times' looks at "a deal that controls the internet" — Apple's agreement to feature Google as the preselected search engine for iPhones, saying America's Justice Department views it "as a prime example of what prosecutors say are Go.....»»

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Is X.Org Server Abandonware?

Phoronix ran a story this morning with this provocative headline: "It's Time To Admit It: The X.Org Server Is Abandonware." The last major release of the X.Org Server was in May 2018 but don't expect the long-awaited X.Org Server 1.21 to actually be.....»»

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Ford is making new Broncos; mockumentary John Bronco has its ideal pitchman

“Walton Goggins as a charming, country idiot” should be all you need to hit play. The trailer for Hulu's John Bronco. John Bronco—Hulu's new sub-40-minute mockumentary about a "lost" "Ford pitchman"—is a good idea, well-executed......»»

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The U.S. Health Department Tried to Offer Early Vaccines to Shopping Mall Santas

America's national health agency "halted a public-service coronavirus advertising campaign funded by $250 million in taxpayer money after it offered a special vaccine deal to an unusual set of essential workers: Santa Claus performers." The Wall St.....»»

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iFixit teardown reveals iPhone 12 and 12 Pro screens are interchangeable

During their yearly iPhone teardown, the repair experts at iFixit discovered that the 12 and 12 Pro share a common internal design. Their preliminary testing has found that the screens appear to be interchangeable, despite being rated for different l.....»»

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AMD Ryzen 7 4700U, Ryzen 5 4500U Review

Today we're completing our testing of AMD's Ryzen Mobile 4000 APUs with a look at the Ryzen 7 4700U and Ryzen 5 4500U, two mainstream chips in the series that have become available in a wider range of laptops in the past few weeks......»»

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The Battle Over Chips is About to Get Uglier

"We're in a new world where governments are more concerned about the security of their digital infrastructure and the resiliency of their supply chains," Jimmy Goodrich, vice president of global policy with the Washington-based Semiconductor Industry.....»»

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So How Good Is Edge on Linux?

"No one asked Microsoft to port its Edge browser to Linux," writes Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols at ZDNet, adding "Indeed, very few people asked for Edge on Windows. "But, here it is. So, how good — or not — is it..?" The new release comes.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: Top3 hr. 53 min. ago Related News Exposes 4chan Campaign to "Kindle Mistrust in Snopes"

"This is the perfect moment to do this. This is an age of conspiracies for boomers... Let's kindle their mistrust in Snopes and other fact checkers," wrote one 4chan poster. later reported: In October 2020, a series of threads was posted.....»»

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Is Right to Repair Gaining Momentum?

"A movement known as 'right to repair' is starting to make progress in pushing for laws that prohibit restrictions..." reports the New York Times: This August, Democrats introduced a bill in Congress to block manufacturers' limits on medical devices,.....»»

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Conservatives push to discredit Facebook, Twitter and Google just days before the election

A right-wing offensive is underway to discredit social media companies just days before the election......»»

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Apple TV Remote app influenced Steve Jobs into making Siri Remote

In a tweet thread following the discontinuation of the standalone "Remote" app for Apple TV, the former Apple engineer explains how his creation evolved and helped with the design and development of the current Siri Remote.The Siri Remote for the App.....»»

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Hackers behind life-threatening attack on chemical-maker are sanctioned

It's now unlawful for US persons to transact with lab owned by the Russian government. Enlarge / Oil and gas industry and sunrise at a refinery in Fujian. (credit: Getty Images) Russian state nationals accused of wielding life-threatening malw.....»»

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Over 2,000 law enforcement agencies have iPhone encryption-breaking tools

Law enforcement agencies across the United States have tools to access data stored on encrypted iPhones, a report claims, with at least 2,000 agencies in the country now having the means to gain access to further their criminal investigations.A foren.....»»

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Here"s what iPhone to buy at every price point

Apple has more new iPhone options at nearly every reasonable price band than it has before. We outline which iPhones you should consider acquiring, whatever your price level happens to be.You can still buy iPhones at an Apple Store, but mail-order de.....»»

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The new adaptation of The Witches is almost too much fun

HBO Max's new movie evokes a very un-Dahlian mood. The trailer for The Witches Roald Dahl's 1983 children's fantasy novel The Witches begins with a simple declaration: "This is not a fairy tale." Witches, the unnamed boy narrator claims,.....»»

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Lamborghini’s Huracán Evo RWD is made for maximum fun, not lap times

Rear-drive and a revvy V10 are a recipe for sideways thrills—if you want them. The all-wheel-drive Lamborghini Huracán Evo was determined to be too drama-free, so now Lamborghini has made a.....»»

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Scientists Discover the First Room-Temperature Superconductor

Physicists finally achieved the long-sought goal, but there’s a catch: Their compound requires crushing pressures to keep from falling apart......»»

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The Kremlin responds to Aeroflot smuggling arrests in the Apple Crime Blotter

The strange story of Hunter Biden's MacBook, an iPhone stolen from an Erie Canal lock, sentencing for an iPhone-stealing postal worker, and more from the Apple Crime Blotter.The latest in an occasional series, looking at the world of Apple-related cr.....»»

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Does Python Need to Change?

The Python programming language "is a big hit for machine learning," read a headline this week at ZDNet, adding "But now it needs to change." Python is the top language according to IEEE Spectrum's electrical engineering audience, yet you can't run.....»»

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