Protests continue today in Bahrain, and the regime there has responded violently. BB pal Ethan Zuckerman points us to this chart that shows that the Bahrain internet is not shut down, per se, but rather much slowed—most likely by filtering.
TikTok's fate in the U.S. Apple and Google app stores will be decided by Sunday, we are told. A U.S. judge is expected to decide by Sunday whether Trump's ban on TikTok will be upheld, after a last-minute filing by the Trump-controlled Department of Justice supporting the move. TikTok, owned by China's ByteDance, previously said… READ THE REST
CISA announced Thursday that an unnamed United States government agency was hacked in an unusual method. The attacker used valid credentials for multiple users' Microsoft 365 accounts, and users' domain administrator accounts. The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency, known as CISA, was alerted to the breach by an intrusion detection system that monitors federal civilian… READ THE REST
Ring, the surveillance doorbell company, made a home security drone. Launched today, the new Always Home Cam from Ring is a very small drone that flies around inside your home and captures everything on video, for just $250. And it's definitely not creepy at all! Nope. Always Home Cam flies back to charge itself at… READ THE REST
We've already had too much taken from us this year to give up outdoor grilling so easily. Let this ungodly year be the moment when you make a stand. Grilling season will end on your own terms, by God. You can help rage against the dying of the briquette light by picking up one of… READ THE REST
We all have visions of cooking cool, elaborate meals. Unfortunately, those visions often die after we absolutely butcher a few. We've all been there. Overcooked steaks. Undercooked poultry. A main course sits because we totally mistimed a side. There are any number of ways to well and truly murder a well-intentioned meal. Hestan Cue and… READ THE REST
Mixology sounds like a science because it is…sort of. Oh sure, there's a lot of knowledge and skill that goes into conjuring up just the right balance for making a mixed drink really pop. But part of it really is just an exacting science of combining compounds and properly integrating flavors to make an absolutely… READ THE REST