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Elon Musk tweets about privatizing Tesla Motors, causes an investor frenzy...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/business/, /contrib/spacex
Elon Musk is in the news again over some tweets on Twitter about openly expressing the idea of transitioning Tesla Motors into a private company, prospectively starting stock share prices at $420 per share. The post Elon Musk tweets about privatizing Tesl
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-08 00:17 UTC
Saudi Prince Alwaleed acquires 2.3% stake in Snapchat...
The investment, at about $11 a share, expands a portfolio that includes Twitter and Lyft.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-08 00:17 UTC
'Survival of our democracy' depends on banning sites like InfoWars, Democratic senator says...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/politics/, /contrib/censorship
Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., is calling on other tech companies to ban more sites like InfoWars, and says the survival of American democracy depends on it.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-07 16:45 UTC
The Crackdown Continues: Twitter Suspends Libertarian Accounts, Including Ron Paul Institute Director...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/US/, /contrib/twitter
One day after what appeared to be a coordinated attack by media giants Facebook, Apple, Spotify and Google on Alex Jones, whose various social media accounts were banned or suspended in a matter of hours, the crackdown against alternative media figures continued as several Libertarian figures,
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-07 16:42 UTC
Venezuela temporarily blocks critical DW documentary...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/news_media
A broadcast of a DW documentary on Venezuela was temporarily unavailable in the country at the weekend, sparking criticism online. Venezuela's media supervisory agency dismissed charges of censorship as "fake news."
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-07 16:03 UTC
Sen. Chris Murphy calls for more Silicon Valley censorship: 'Survival of our democracy depends on it'...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/politics/, /contrib/news_media
Sen. Chris Murphy thinks tech giants banning Alex Jones' Infowars is a good start, but says the "survival of our democracy" depends on sites like Facebook and YouTube removing additional content.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-07 16:02 UTC
Author Peter Van Buren: Twitter Suspends Me Forever...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/twitter
This followed exchanges with several mainstream journalists over their support for America’s wars ....I lost my career at the State Department because I spoke out as a whistleblower against the Iraq War. I’ve now been silenced, again, for speaking out, this time by a corporation.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-07 15:03 UTC
Today's primaries are the first major test for Democratic socialists...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/US/, /contrib/politics/
Tonight's primaries are the first major test for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Those close to her campaign are predicting all four candidates she's endorsed will win their races tonight. Why it matters: We'll soon see whether or not the progressiv
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-07 14:59 UTC
NASA's New Planet-Hunting Telescope Catches a Comet and Other Celestial Sights...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/space_news
NASA's new planet-hunting telescope wasn't even formally on the job when it caught sight of a fascinating set of celestial happenings, which the agency has shared in a new video.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-07 14:35 UTC
The sun should not set twice before hip fracture repair...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/health/
Optimal timing to reduce mortality after hip surgery in medically stable older patients is on the day of admission or the following day, according to a large study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-07 14:32 UTC
Genetic Tests Can Hurt Your Chances Of Getting Some Types Of Insurance...
Federal law keeps insurers from using genetic test results when pricing and issuing health insurance. But the tests might keep you from being able to get life insurance or a long-term-care policy.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-07 14:30 UTC
New York Set to Impose a Major Restriction on Uber, Other Cab Aggregators...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/business/, /contrib/uber
Uber, Lyft and Via Transportation tried to head off the vote with an offer to set up a $100 million fund to help debt-laden drivers, but it was rejected.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-07 14:28 UTC
Bank on it: It's either legal to port-scan someone without consent or it's not, fumes researcher...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/
Halifax issue could clarify one rule for banks, another for us, says white hat Halifax Bank scans the machines of surfers that land on its login page whether or not they are customers, it has emerged....
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-07 14:27 UTC
Pentagon tells troops: turn off fitness tracker GPS when you head to warzones...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/
The Pentagon has now made it official. Eight months after a researcher discovered that the "heatmap" feature of the Strava fitness tracking community was revealing the location of US military facilities in Syria and other conflict zones as well as some troop movements, the Department of Defense has
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-07 14:27 UTC
BBC websites blocked in China after security change...
The BBC's move to the more secure delivery format HTTPS results in its pages being blocked.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-07 14:13 UTC
Mozilla debuts Firefox extension that recommends content based on your browsing activity...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/mozilla
Mozilla today lifted the lid on an experimental Firefox feature that recommends content based on what you're currently reading through the browser. The new tool is available as part of the Fi...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-07 14:12 UTC
Apple Might Ditch Lightning Connector After Pressure From The EU...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/
Apple might have to part ways with the lightning connector after the EU is planning to launch an investigation against the issue of different types of chargers present in the smartphone industry. In 2009, 14 companies including Apple, Samsung, Huawei, and
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-07 14:09 UTC
2 elderly men sneak out of nursing home to attend heavy metal festival...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/entertainment/
The Wacken Open Air is the largest heavy metal festival in the world. And among its rockers were two elderly men who ditched their nursing home to rage on
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-06 20:20 UTC
Trump Administration Requires Hospitals To Post Standard Prices Online...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/US/, /contrib/healthcare
The Trump administration is requiring hospitals to post their standard prices online under a rule made on Thursday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-06 18:35 UTC
Sen. Rand Paul Invites Russian Lawmakers to Washington...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/russia
Sen. Rand Paul said during a trip to Russia that American and Russian legislators need closer contact, noting that "our biggest problem right now is no dialogue....Those who believe in either country that we should not have diplomacy are greatly mistaken," he said.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-06 17:14 UTC
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