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 2019-10-12 22:34 

Slashdot

Red Hat CFO 'Dismissed' From Company, Forfeits $4M Retention Award...

"Red Hat Inc.'s finance chief Eric Shander has been dismissed from the company, forfeiting a $4 million retention award that was agreed to ahead of Red Hat's acquisition by IBM," reports the Wall Street Journal:The Raleigh, N.C.-based soft...

 2019-10-12 22:15 

reddit

Fort Worth Police Officer Fatally Shoots Woman Inside Her Home...
 2019-10-12 22:08 

Fark

I'm here for the Regina Gang Bang [Scary]...

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 2019-10-12 21:43 

reddit

Kurds march in Paris and Athens to protest Turkish incursion into Syria...
 2019-10-12 21:38 

Slashdot

Larry Wall Approves Re-Naming Perl 6 To Raku...

Long-time Slashdot reader hondo77 notes that Larry Wall has given his approval to the re-naming of Perl 6. In the "Path to Raku" pull request, Larry Wall indicated his approval, leaving this comment:I am in favor of this change, because it reflect...

 2019-10-12 21:11 

Fark

Four dead in shooting at illegal gambling club in Brooklyn. Teddy KGB seen nearby eating Oreo cookies [Scary]...

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 2019-10-12 20:57 

reddit

Five gang members are sentenced for chasing a 15-year-old and killing him with a machete...
 2019-10-12 20:52 

Fark

Caltrans urges people to "avoid the entire San Fernando Valley" in wake of brush fires. What the Westside snobs have been saying for years [Amusing]...

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 2019-10-12 20:34 

Slashdot

Windows 10 Testers Can Now Answer Android Phone Calls and Text Messages...

An anonymous reader quotes VentureBeat:At Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked 2019 in August and the Surface hardware event last week, Microsoft talked about Windows 10's Your Phone app getting a new "Calls" feature. Today, the company is letting Wi...

 2019-10-12 20:20 

Fark

Then there was that week I spent living in a climate dystopia, like something out of a late-90s volcano disaster movie [Scary]...

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 2019-10-12 20:14 

reddit

Saudi king approves U.S. military deployment: SPA...
 2019-10-12 20:00 

Fark

Photoshop this concept [Photoshop]...

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 2019-10-12 19:34 

Slashdot

Python Code Glitch May Have Caused Errors In Over 100 Published Studies...

Over 100 published studies may have incorrect results thanks to a glitchy piece of Python code discovered by researchers at the University of Hawaii. An anonymous reader quotes Motherboard:The glitch caused results of a common chemistry computation to var...

 2019-10-12 19:15 

Fark

Finally, scientific proof that I shouldn't rake the leaves this fall. See, honey? It's not laziness, it's ecology [Vintage]...

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 2019-10-12 19:11 

reddit

Guiliani donor Sam Kislin tied to hundreds of millions stolen from Ukraine...
 2019-10-12 19:04 

Fark

Typhoon makes landfall in Tokyo just as an earthquake strikes and tornado flips over a car. This is not the opening scene to a disaster film [Scary]...

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 2019-10-12 18:34 

Slashdot

Ransomware Gang's Victim Cracks Their Server and Releases All Their Decryption Keys...

"A user got his revenge on the ransomware gang who encrypted his files by hacking their server and releasing the decryption keys for all victims," writes ZDNet. ccnafr shared their report:One of the gang's victims was Tobias Frmel, a German so...

 2019-10-12 18:24 

Boing Boing

Bookmarket reveals marketing jargon and other BS on the current page...

Bullshit.js is a javascript bookmarklet that replaces all the managerial and marketing jargon and other buzzwords on the page with the word "bullshit." For example, if I were to write that it was a "keyword-driven synergy of empowered innovati...

 2019-10-12 18:15 

reddit

A Relationship With Jeffrey Epstein That Bill Gates Now 'Regrets'...
 2019-10-12 18:15 

Fark

The biggest myths about sleeping have been debunked and discarded, like the amount of spiders who make themselves at home in your mouth every night to just chill and explore [PSA]...

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 2019-10-12 18:03 

reddit

A St. Louis Police Officer Fatally Shot a Colleague While Playing Russian Roulette. A Lawsuit Alleges He Had a History of 'Forcing' Women Into the Game...
 2019-10-12 18:00 

reddit

New test diagnoses Lyme disease within 15 minutes...
 2019-10-12 17:51 

Fark

Come for the building collapse. Stay for the guy in the orange sweatshirt and the brown pants winning the 200m. UPDATE: One person dead, 3 are missing, 18 taken to hospital [Scary]...

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 2019-10-12 17:43 

reddit

Would you give up Google for $17,000 a year? The Federal Reserve wants to know...
 2019-10-12 17:34 

Slashdot

Richard Stallman Defies Push By 27 GNU Project Developers To End His Leadership...

"27 GNU project maintainers and developers have signed on to a joint statement asking for Richard Stallman to be removed from his leadership role at GNU," writes Slashdot reader twocows. The statement argues that "Stallman's behavior over ...

 2019-10-12 17:28 

reddit

Kurdish forces in Syria will no longer prioritise guarding Isis prisons...
 2019-10-12 17:16 

reddit

"Beat us, don't beat the kids" - middle aged & elderly volunteers teaming up to protect young protestors...
 2019-10-12 17:15 

Fark

Someone is not McLovin it [Fail]...

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 2019-10-12 17:13 

reddit

PG&E Power Outage: Autopsy reveals Northern California man dependent on oxygen did not die because of PG&E outages...
 2019-10-12 17:08 

reddit

1 dead, 18 hurt after Hard Rock Hotel collapses on Canal Street, New Orleans...
 2019-10-12 17:03 

reddit

Man who had pro-Hong Kong sign confiscated at NBA game in Washington says league is 'afraid' of China...
 2019-10-12 16:49 

Fark

Woman gives birth to 13 pound baby. This obesity epidemic is out of control [Scary]...

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 2019-10-12 16:39 

Slashdot

Activision Blizzard Cuts Ban of Pro-Hong Kong Gamer From One Year To Six Months...

"Activision Blizzard Inc., facing the threat of a boycott, reduced the punishment it meted out to a tournament player who voiced support for Hong Kong's pro-democracy demonstrators," reports Bloomberg:The company's Blizzard Entertainment d...

 2019-10-12 16:18 

Fark

Passenger who was arrested at Glasgow Airport is NOT the French aristocrat suspected of murdering his family before going on the run in 2011 amid claims in France he had remarried in Scotland after ha...

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 2019-10-12 16:15 

Boing Boing

26-year-old Israeli-American sentenced to 7.5 years in Russian prison for 9 grams of weed...

Naama Issachar is a dual citizen of the United States and Israel. She was taking a connecting flight in Moscow when a drug-sniffing dog discovered she was carrying less than one-third of an ounce of pot (9 grams). That was enough to earn her 7.5 years in ...

 2019-10-12 16:14 

Boing Boing

AT&T hikes business customers' bills by up to 7%, charging them to recoup its own property taxes...

AT&T business customers, including those who've been promised a locked-in rate inclusive of all taxes and fees, are finding "property tax" surcharges on their bills of up to 7%. These charges represent an attempt by AT&T to pass on the propert...

 2019-10-12 15:45 

Boing Boing

Engineer shows off her awesome mechanical dinosaur costume...

Esme Kramer is student in network and systems engineering. Check out this amazing raptor costume. I hope she skins it! Image: YouTube Read the rest...

 2019-10-12 15:45 

Fark

San Antonio residents: Oh, there's a plague of locusts. This can't be a good sign [Weird]...

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 2019-10-12 15:44 

Slashdot

Today's 'Day Against DRM' Protests Locks On Educational Materials...

This year's "International Day Against DRM" is highlighting user-disrespecting restrictions on educational materials. An anonymous reader quotes the Free Software Foundation's Defective By Design site:The "Netflix of textbooks" mod...

 2019-10-12 15:37 

reddit

Heavy Police Presence at Pelham, New Hampshire Church...
 2019-10-12 15:36 

Boing Boing

Google continues to funnel vast sums to notorious climate deniers...

Google and the other big tech companies are some of the most lavish funders of climate denial "think tanks" and lobbying groups, something they've been at continuously for more than six years , without interruption . Google doesn't fund th...

 2019-10-12 15:22 

Boing Boing

Kevin Kelly and I talk about some of our favorite tools...

Kevin Kelly and I were the hosts and the guests on the latest episode of the Cool Tools podcast. We shared some of the tools we've been using and liking lately. Subscribe to the Cool Tools Show on iTunes | RSS | Transcript | Download MP3 | See all the...

 2019-10-12 15:15 

Fark

Ho ho ho. The American Conservative tries a ham-handed semi-balanced approach to reporting on Satanic Temple activities at the US Naval Academy. Comments do not cooperate [Amusing]...

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 2019-10-12 15:11 

Boing Boing

You Don't Se: Trump wrote much of own lawyer letter to Pelosi...

The White House Counsel's "crazy, ranty" legal nastygram to House Leader Nancy Pelosi over impeachment was, Noah Shachtman writes, crafted by Trump himself . Asawin Suebsaeng and Sam Stein, at the Daily Beast: Trump had also privately consulte...

 2019-10-12 15:11 

reddit

'Free Hong Kong' signs confiscated at Wizards basketball game...
 2019-10-12 15:03 

Boing Boing

Mayor accused of failing to fullfil road maintenance promises is dragged through the streets by angry voters...

Jorge Luis Escandn Hernndez was elected mayor of Las Margaritas, Chiapas after he promised to repair city's rural roads, in a chaotic campaign that included accusations of a "brawl" with his opponent's supporters. Local police have arreste...

 2019-10-12 14:58 

reddit

Multiple injuries reported after Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans collapses...
 2019-10-12 14:50 

reddit

The Amazon is still on fire and we all managed to just forget....
 2019-10-12 14:46 

Fark

Animal Rebellion protesters hold a vigil for dead fish at fish market, blocking ingress. The scales of justice were balanced after police showed up [Silly]...

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 2019-10-12 14:34 

Fark

Well, it was nice while it lasted [Sad]...

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