Uh-oh. A tweet from Toronto notes that weirdly, there are 4 cop cars outside #hacklabto as they are having a party for #freebyron. HackLabTo is the Kensington Market hackerspace that Byron Sonne (who was acquitted yesterday on all counts related to his emperor-wears-no-clothesery of the Toronto G20 summit in 2010) is affiliated with. Update: they're gone now.
Mike Flynn, the former general fired (and later pardoned) by President Trump for lying about his contacts with Russian officials, says that the military should overturn the results of November's election. Joe Biden, a Democrat, handily trounced Trump in the poll. Interviewed on the conservative site Newsmax, Flynn called Thursday for Trump to use "military… READ THE REST
Steve Hotze, a wealthy Republican donor, was so desperate to find evidence of voter fraud in Harris County, Texas, that he tasked investigators with looking for it. One of them, an ex-cop, rammed a van he thought was loaded with "illegal" ballots. But it was not, and the ex-cop is now in jail. Mark Aguirre… READ THE REST
Uber was fined $59 million Monday for failing to provide the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) with information on a number of sexual assault and harassment claims. Reuters reports that Uber's permit to operate in California could be suspended if it fails to pay the penalty within 30 days, according to the CPUC ruling which… READ THE REST
For most of the past century, vacuums were pretty much just vacuums. They suctioned dirt and other debris up off the floor, then passed it through a cloth or paper-based filter that would trap and collect all the dirt. But, a few decades ago, the water filtration vacuum showed up – and changed the game.… READ THE REST
When the Apple App Store got started in 2008, they opened with just 500 apps available. Just a short 12 years later, there are now approaching 2 million apps available for an iPhone user to download. And, we can guarantee you this – a vast portion of those apps didn't come from hardcore professional developers.… READ THE REST
The worst thing about Apple AirPods has nothing to do with their sound. They sound great. And, it has nothing to do with their functionality. They're packed with all the Apple goodies they pack into all their products. No, the worst thing about Apple AirPods is that they're so small that it often isn't a… READ THE REST