The EFF reports on another ratcheting back of data privacy control for Facebook users: "Today, Facebook removed its users' ability to control who can see their own interests and personal information. Certain parts of users' profiles, 'including your current city, hometown, education and work, and likes and interests' will now be transformed into 'connections,' meaning that they will be shared publicly. If you don't want these parts of your profile to be made public, your only option is to delete them."
As command transitions from the Trump administration to the incoming Biden administration, the U.S. Air Force today announced the final six candidate locations to host the U.S. Space Command headquarters. They include — • Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico • Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska • Patrick Air Force Base, Florida • Peterson… READ THE REST
Trump campaign legal advisor Jenna Ellis says the Trump campaign's legal team, which no longer includes any major law firms, but does include America's hairdripping mayor Rudy Giuliani, "is an elite strike force team." Jenna Ellis: "This is an elite strike force team on behalf of the president and the campaign to make sure that… READ THE REST
He's doing what a leader should do: ignoring the hijinks, and getting on with the work to be done. President-elect Joe Biden will meet *in person* in Wilmington, DE tomorrow (Friday) with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, per a transition official. Tyler Pager at Bloomberg News had the scoop. READ THE REST
The web is a lot like outer space. For all its amazement and transcendent wonder, it's ultimately cold, dark, and endless. While that may seem harsh, consider the consequences of your identity or other critical information about you or your family is stolen and used by dark forces hiding all over the Internet. The impact… READ THE REST
Learning a new language is almost like doing a trust fall. You have to have confidence that you've chosen a sound, respected, effective system for acquiring the knowledge you seek. Babbel Language Learning has the stats and testimonials to help put that concern at ease. Earlier this year, the service announced it had reached the… READ THE REST
In most of the top technical fields, certifications are like currency. A seal of approval from a key body can serve as the ultimate gatekeeper to helping you get into a new career like the cloud computing sector. If you want to work on cloud-based systems, it certainly helps to know the industry leader intimately,… READ THE REST