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 2020-04-02 00:10 

Slashdot

Teardown of Huawei Flagship Phone Finds US Parts Despite Blacklisting...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Huawei is still using components made by U.S. companies in its newest flagship smartphone, a Financial Times teardown has found, despite the U.S. all but blacklisting the Chinese telecoms equipment ma...

 2020-04-02 00:09 

reddit

Prosecutors: Engineer deliberately ran train off tracks in attempt to smash the USNS Mercy...
 2020-04-02 00:07 

Fark

A man has died in hospital after he was crushed by a cow and a bullock on a Victorian farm. Always Mind the Bollocks [Scary]...

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 2020-04-02 00:00 

Fark

Photoshop this adorable sea slug [Photoshop]...

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 2020-04-01 23:53 

Fark

The Great Depression: These are their stories. Watch and learn, what else are you gonna do? [PSA]...

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 2020-04-01 23:39 

Fark

Are people who aren't health care workers supposed to wear masks to ward off COVID-19, or not? Based upon the best available data, there's only one thing we know with certainty: Everybody thin...

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 2020-04-01 23:30 

Slashdot

Opera To Support Sites Using the .Crypto Top-Level Domain...

Opera has updated its lightweight browser for Android so that it can access unofficial .crypto domains, primarily to exchange cryptocurrency. The Register reports: Support for .crypto in Opera will "bring the blockchain-browsing experience to a new le...

 2020-04-01 23:25 

Fark

Goodwill stores are closed. Unfortunately, people who donate items are not aware of this [Interesting]...

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 2020-04-01 23:23 

reddit

Elon Musk's SpaceX bans Zoom over privacy concerns...
 2020-04-01 23:18 

reddit

Seven new species of Australia's colourful 'dancing' peacock spider discovered...
 2020-04-01 23:12 

Boing Boing

Why is everyone suddenly baking bread? I think I know...

When I started seeing all of the posts on social media (and here on Boing Boing ) about "pandemic baking," it made instant and perfect sense to me. But then, I started seeing people asking "why?" on Facebook and Twitter . My first thought ...

 2020-04-01 23:12 

Boing Boing

Another free book for kids- The EMU Club Adventures: Ghostly Thief of Time...

Last week, I made the first book in my EMU Club Adventures series, Alien Invasion in My Backyard, available for download for free. And today the second book, Ghostly Thief of Time, is also available for download. Free. I hope these books can offer some re...

 2020-04-01 23:11 

Fark

Philadelphia would also like idiots to quit shooting each other so that there's space for COVID sufferers [Followup]...

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 2020-04-01 22:56 

Fark

College student realizes one problem with everyone's masks, so she invents a mask for lip readers [Hero]...

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 2020-04-01 22:51 

reddit

Feds charge man who intentionally derailed train near USNS Mercy...
 2020-04-01 22:50 

Slashdot

Hospitals Tell Doctors They'll Be Fired If They Speak Out About Lack of Gear...

schwit1 shares a report from Bloomberg, commenting: "And the claim that this is about protecting 'patient privacy' is b***shit." From the report: Ming Lin, an emergency room physician in Washington state, said he was told Friday he was out...

 2020-04-01 22:42 

Fark

During this COVID-19 crisis, Alabamians turn to spiritual guidance for comfort by overrunning liquor stores. Amen [Obvious]...

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 2020-04-01 22:29 

Fark

Teacher who briefly shared intense physical contact with student to be recognized for his action [Hero]...

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 2020-04-01 22:23 

Fark

Legendary skateboarder Jeff Grosso bails for his last time [Sad]...

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 2020-04-01 22:17 

Fark

Zantac to be pulled from shelves immediately. Your heartburn has heartburn [News]...

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 2020-04-01 22:10 

Slashdot

Microsoft President Calls Washington State's New Facial Recognition Law 'a Significant Breakthrough'...

Microsoft President Brad Smith took a break from responding to the COVID-19 outbreak this week to praise Washington state's landmark facial recognition regulations. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Tuesday that establishes rules specifically g...

 2020-04-01 22:06 

Fark

Metro Detroit Amazon worker wants everyone to know that dildos are not essential items [Amusing]...

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 2020-04-01 22:02 

reddit

Man Wanted in 3 Killings Is Locked in Armed Standoff on Florida Highway...
 2020-04-01 21:59 

reddit

Florida governor: We'll take state residents only from Zaandam cruise ship...
 2020-04-01 21:55 

Fark

O.J. Simpson convicted of murdering irony [Awkward]...

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 2020-04-01 21:55 

reddit

Police in Canada are investigating the murders of two Indigenous men who they suspect were ambushed after returning from a successful hunt in rural Alberta....
 2020-04-01 21:45 

Fark

Trump tackles medical supply shortage by awarding ExxonMobil contract to drill for ventilators in Arctic [Satire]...

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 2020-04-01 21:35 

Fark

Chet Americaman jubilant over announcement of incoming aid [Interesting]...

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 2020-04-01 21:30 

Slashdot

T-Mobile Officially Completes Merger With Sprint, CEO John Legere Steps Down...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: After months of regulatory maneuvering, T-Mobile and Sprint officially completed their $26 billion merger today. The new combined parent company is called T-Mobile and will now trade on the Nasdaq under...

 2020-04-01 21:25 

Fark

Cumming mayor rescinds social distance order [Obvious]...

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 2020-04-01 21:16 

Fark

"The evidence of presymptomatic transmission in Singapore, in combination with evidence from other studies supports the likelihood that viral shedding can occur in the absence of symptoms and befo...

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 2020-04-01 21:08 

Fark

Florida's new stay-at-home order preserve the rights of churchgoers to infect and be infected, thank god [Followup]...

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 2020-04-01 20:59 

Fark

Arizona reports 29 deaths, 1,413 cases statewide. But it's a dry cough [Scary]...

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 2020-04-01 20:51 

Fark

LE QUEBEC FERME LA FRONTIERE CANADIENNE. Quebec closes the border with Canada [Scary]...

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 2020-04-01 20:50 

Slashdot

Cloudflare Launches a DNS-Based Parental Control Service...

Cloudflare introduced today '1.1.1.1 for Families,' a privacy-focused DNS resolver designed to help parents in their efforts to safeguard their children's online security and privacy by automatically filtering out bad sites. From a report: Thi...

 2020-04-01 20:43 

Fark

Seamen to be released [NewsFlash]...

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 2020-04-01 20:41 

Fark

200,000 [News]...

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 2020-04-01 20:33 

Fark

Quebecois to the Genie "I wish for a wall all around the great Quebec to keep us safe from threats like visitors from Ontario" Ontarian to the Genie "Okay, fill it with water" [Awkward...

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 2020-04-01 20:26 

Boing Boing

Record week at the box office, and not in a good way...

$5,179 was earned last week at the United States box office. Not $5.179m, not $51.79k, but just over five thousand dollars . It's the worst week in history for the American theater industry, due to coronavirus restrictions and company policies that al...

 2020-04-01 20:22 

reddit

Gender reveal party sparks 10-acre fire in Florida...
 2020-04-01 20:16 

Fark

Malaysia's anti-nagging campaign suspended due to excessive nagging [Obvious]...

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 2020-04-01 20:13 

reddit

Sprint and T-Mobile merge, creating new wireless giant...
 2020-04-01 20:10 

Slashdot

Doctors Turn To Twitter and TikTok To Share Coronavirus News...

In a sign of the times, doctors are effectively waging a two-pronged fight against coronavirus: one part takes place in overcrowded hospitals and the other takes place on noisy social media platforms as they work to combat what the World Health Organizati...

 2020-04-01 20:00 

Boing Boing

Get this 9-course training bundle on music production, Abletion, Logic Pro X, and more for just $50...

If you've ever had any musical aspirations -- or even if your talent extends no further than turning on the radio -- you've probably dreamed the "impossible" dream. You dream that maybe you could record some of your songs at home, post the...

 2020-04-01 20:00 

Fark

Photoshop this gear [Photoshop]...

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 2020-04-01 19:56 

Fark

MAYOR: I don't think either of one you are familiar with our problems. HOOPER: I think that I am familiar with the fact that you are going to ignore this particular problem until it swims up and b...

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 2020-04-01 19:41 

Fark

PPE, social distancing, 401 (k)'d, twerk from home. Learn all the new words from the quaranteens [Amusing]...

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 2020-04-01 19:30 

Slashdot

Cash App Scammers Are Using Coronavirus To Exploit People...

An anonymous reader shares a report: Reyna is a teenager in Florida whose family is strapped for cash amid the economic slowdown caused by the coronavirus. When the uber-popular beauty influencer Jeffree Star tweeted that he'd be giving out $30,000 vi...

 2020-04-01 19:27 

Fark

Chicago's northern suburbs are clearly not following lockdown orders [Fail]...

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 2020-04-01 19:14 

Fark

SAC would like to remind you that if you're unhappy with the current apocalypse, they're still standing by with theirs [Murica]...

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