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Rocky Linux would-be CentOS replacement hits RC1 milestone...
For testing only - but new distro compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux getting close to release
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-05-04 17:08 UTC
Microsoft is ramping up efforts to forcibly remove Flash from Windows with KB4577586 update...
The software blight and security nightmare that is Flash has all but died. In theory it is dead already, with support for Adobe Flash Player having drawn to an end last year and Microsoft having pushed out an update to carve it out of Windows. But the com
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-05-04 17:06 UTC
Robinhood crypto trading crashed during a Dogecoin spike...
Robinhood experienced a partial cryptocurrency trading outage during a spike in Dogecoin prices. This is the second time it's happened in under a month.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-05-04 17:04 UTC
Google responds to the removal of YouTube TV from the Roku app store...
Customers are the losers in Google's very public tussle with Roku over YouTube TV.What you need to knowRoku removed the YouTube TV app from its app store after negotiations with Google fell through.Google responded to the action, maintaining its posit
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-04-30 20:40 UTC
China-US Experts Develop First Human-Monkey Embryos: Some Critics Find These Chimeras Could Be Close to Real People...
Some experts say this innovation could open Pandora's box.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-04-28 21:16 UTC
Fry's Electronics to Close All Locations Nationwide: Report...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/business/, /contrib/tech/
Fry's Electronics, a longtime computer chain headquartered on the west coast, will close its doors for good, according to a new report from TV station KRON 4 in San Francisco. The report seems to confirms rumors from Twitter that started appearing lat
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-02-24 21:21 UTC
'Spy pixels in emails have become endemic'...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/privacy_rights
Email app Hey reveals that two-thirds of the messages it handles contain the hidden trackers. Emails pixels can be used to log: if and when an email is opened, how many times it is opened, what device or devices are involved, the user's rough physical location, deduced from their internet
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-02-17 16:30 UTC
Project Veritas leak shows Mark Zuckerberg violating his own code of conduct...
A Project Veritas-leaked Facebook conference call shows CEO Mark Zuckerberg seemingly violating his own platform's current rules, saying he didn't understand the long-term effects of "modifying people's DNA and RNA," in reference to th
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-02-17 01:27 UTC
Local newspaper takes on Big Tech: Lawsuit says Google and Facebook 'conspire to monopolize and dominate the digital media space'...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/news_media
Critics of Big Tech have repeatedly accused online giants of abusing and dominating smaller news outlets, conservative voices, and any site or app that might be seen as competition. Now one local West Virginia newspaper is facing down a couple of tech Gol
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-02-12 22:30 UTC
Popular Pro-Life Website LifeSite News Gets Banned By YouTube...
Google-owned YouTube has banned blacklisted LifeSite News, one of the top online pro-life news sources.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-02-11 17:26 UTC
Google salvaged Robinhood's one-star rating by deleting nearly 100,000 negative reviews...
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Google is actively removing negative reviews of the Robinhood app from the Google Play Store, the company confirmed to The Verge. After some disgruntled Robinhood users organized campaigns to give the app a one-star review on Google's Play Store and A
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-29 16:15 UTC
YouTube Extends Trump Ban for Another Week...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/censorship
The earliest Trump could regain control of his account is Jan. 27—a week into Joe Biden's presidency.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-20 22:16 UTC
Parler urges federal judge to order Amazon to restore its platform...
Parler on Thursday urged a US judge to order Amazon to restore the company's account, saying Amazon had no evidence the social media platform was used to incite last week's storming of the Capitol. At a hearing in Seattle federal court, Parler'
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-15 07:50 UTC
Report: Parler Suffers Massive User Data Leak...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/social_media
Recent reports claim that 70 terabytes of user data from social media network Parler have been leaked online.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-11 19:55 UTC
Parler sues Amazon for site takedown, citing antitrust violation...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/censorship
Social networking service Parler sued Amazon.com Inc on Monday, accusing its web hosting service of breaking anti-trust laws in taking off the platform that is popular with many right-leaning social media users. (Reporting by Munsif Vengattil in Bengaluru
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-11 19:32 UTC
Social network Parler dumped by AWS, says it prepared for this by only using bare metal...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/social_media
Says it'll rebuild in a week, but evidence of DR plan is scant
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-11 06:01 UTC
Gab Parler Alternative App Sees 737% Users Surge: How to Download and Use...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/social_media
Google and Apple have recently removed Parler from the store and now, Amazon has officially stopped hosting them as well.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-11 06:01 UTC
Parler CEO: App May Be Down a Week After Amazon Shutdown...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/social_media
Parler could be down for as long as a week once it's booted from the Amazon servers. Here's when it will shut down and the CEO's response.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-11 06:00 UTC
Parler jumps to No. 1 on App Store after Facebook and Twitter ban Trump...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/social_media
Users are surging on small, conservative, social media platforms after President Donald Trump's ban from the world's largest social networks, even as those platforms are seeing access throttled by the app marketplaces of tech's biggest players
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-11 05:58 UTC
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