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Steve February 28, 2020

40 with 34 posters participating, including story author Dyson’s ideas even made it to where no man has gone before. Freeman Dyson, a physicist whose interests often took him to the edge of science fiction, has died at the age of 96. Dyson is probably best …

Steve February 28, 2020

How much you make, Randy? Wanna cough up, I dunno, twice that or something? America’s communications watchdog on Friday suggested it may fine the nation’s four major wireless carriers for selling subscribers location data without adequate safeguards to prevent misuse. AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile US, and Verizon now have the opportunity to respond to the FCC’s […]

Steve February 28, 2020

Reddit CEO Steve Huffman took a shot at TikTok during a conference this week, calling it “fundamentally parasitic” and comparing it to spyware. His specific concerns appear to be based on the fact that the platform uses a form of “device fingerprinting” to track user behavior. Huffman was responding to a question about what startups…

Steve February 28, 2020

Someone is disrupting cryptocurrency exchanges with Distributed Denial of Service attacks, with both Bitfinex and OKEx hit in the past 24 hours. “I was not aware of the attack against OKEx yesterday. I’m interested to understand similarities,” tweeted Bitfinex CTO Paulo Ardoino. “We’ve seen a level of sophistication that means a deep preparation from the attacker.” Seems…

Steve February 28, 2020

Image copyright Getty Images Joe Biden was once the clear front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination. A few weeks ago, after a string of defeats, his campaign teetered on the edge of electoral abyss. Now the former vice-president is scrambling his way back into contention. On the debate stage this week, Joe Biden was asked…