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California Regulators Vote to Require All Transit Agency Buses Produce Zero Emissions by 2040 California Regulators Vote to Require All Transit Agency Buses Produce Zero Emissions by 2040

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has ordered the state’s bus agencies to switch to entirely emissions-free vehicles within 20 years, the San Francisco Chronicle reported on Sunday, as part of a larger overall push to push back against Republicans’ efforts on the national front to undermine state emissions…

NBA Star Steph Curry Interviews Astronaut Scott Kelly as Part of His Moon Landing Apology Tour NBA Star Steph Curry Interviews Astronaut Scott Kelly as Part of His Moon Landing Apology Tour

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry is backpedaling from his quip last week on the Winging It podcast endorsing a classic conspiracy theory: that NASA’s six-manned landings on the moon from 1969-1972 somehow didn’t occur.

'Five Eyes' Spy Chiefs Agreed to Contain Huawei's Global Reach at Meeting in July: Report 'Five Eyes' Spy Chiefs Agreed to Contain Huawei's Global Reach at Meeting in July: Report

At a meeting in Canada in July 2018, espionage chiefs from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the U.K. and the U.S.—all signatories to a treaty on signals intelligence, and often referred to as the “Five Eyes”—agreed to do their best to contain the global growth of Chinese telecom Huawei, the Wall Street Journal reported…

Cydia, Onetime Hotspot for Apple Jailbreakers, Shuts Down Purchasing Functions Cydia, Onetime Hotspot for Apple Jailbreakers, Shuts Down Purchasing Functions

Cydia, a store for applications that run on jailbroken iPhones and other Apple devices, is shutting down the ability to buy and sell apps on its platform, TechCrunch reported on Saturday.

New Zealand Official Blasts Google for Publishing Name of Murder Suspect in Trending Newsletter New Zealand Official Blasts Google for Publishing Name of Murder Suspect in Trending Newsletter

The government of New Zealand “admonished” search giant Google for publicizing the name of a man charged in the killing of backpacker Grace Millane in Auckland, with justice minister Andrew Little demanding that the company change its algorithms to prevent it from happening again in the future, the New York Times…

Ryan Zinke Will Be Drilling Oil Fields in Trump Official Heaven Now Ryan Zinke Will Be Drilling Oil Fields in Trump Official Heaven Now

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke—who, when he’s not wearing ranger hats backwards and insisting he’s a geologist has worked diligently to undermine environmental policies and rack up ethics scandals—is out, Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday.

Internal Google Docs Warn Not to Gift Contractors Shirts in Case They Start Thinking They're Employees: Report Internal Google Docs Warn Not to Gift Contractors Shirts in Case They Start Thinking They're Employees: Report

Internal Google documents obtained by the Guardian warn full-time Google staff to treat temps, vendors, and contractors (TVCs)—which comprise just short of half of the company’s 170,000 workers around the globe—much differently than they treat fellow full-timers.

Razer: Mine for Us Razer: Mine for Us

Gaming hardware manufacturer Razer has launched a cryptocurrency mining program named Razer SoftMiner to put spare graphics card capacity to work—for them, not for you.

Verizon Probably Really Regrets Buying Yahoo and AOL Verizon Probably Really Regrets Buying Yahoo and AOL

Verizon disclosed on Tuesday that Oath, the subsidiary company which it created to manage acquisitions like its $4.5 billion takeover of Yahoo in 2017 and its $4.4 billion purchase of AOL in 2015, is worth a whole hell of a lot less than it thought.

Steve King Demands List of Google Staff So He Can Check If They're God-Fearing Patriots Steve King Demands List of Google Staff So He Can Check If They're God-Fearing Patriots

Google CEO Sundar Pichai finally swung by the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday for a real clown show of a hearing which—including a denial that the company is planning to launch a censored Chinese search engine “right now”—contained little useful information. Instead, it was mostly Republican members of the…

Detained Huawei Exec Gets Bail, But Must Hire 24/7 Security and Wear Tracking Bracelet Detained Huawei Exec Gets Bail, But Must Hire 24/7 Security and Wear Tracking Bracelet

The Huawei executive detained in Canada for extradition to the U.S. over allegations of financial fraud and sanctions violations, Meng Wanzhou, has been released on $7.5 million bail, CNN reported on Tuesday.

Keurigs for Beer Make No Sense Keurigs for Beer Make No Sense

Often new technology is good, whether it’s a spectacular advancement in medical science or just a new gadget that brings you hours of joy. Sometimes, it’s bad, like the infamous Keurig, a device that seemed to exist simply to break the stranglehold of Big Coffee on... coffee... by suckering people into buying a …

Proud Boys Founder Gavin McInnes Booted From YouTube for 'Repeat' Copyright Infringement Proud Boys Founder Gavin McInnes Booted From YouTube for 'Repeat' Copyright Infringement

Gavin McInnes, the onetime Vice Media bigwig and more recently the creator of the violent, far-right “Western chauvinist” Proud Boys organization, isn’t having such a great holiday season.

Lawyers for Detained Huawei Exec Insist She Won't Flee as Bail Decision Hangs in the Balance Lawyers for Detained Huawei Exec Insist She Won't Flee as Bail Decision Hangs in the Balance

Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei (and daughter of its founder, Ren Zhengfei) detained by Canadian authorities for extradition to the U.S. this month on allegations she lied to financial institutions as part of a scheme to evade sanctions on Iran, will not learn whether she can…

I Bought This Custom 18-Million Pixel Workstation on Craigslist, and It Very Nearly Ruined Me

I have determined the precise upper boundary of how many monitors it is okay to have hooked up to the same computer. I do not know, exactly, how many monitors is the ideal number. But I do know it is no more than eight.

UK Intelligence Agencies Are Planning a Major Increase in 'Large-Scale Data Hacking' UK Intelligence Agencies Are Planning a Major Increase in 'Large-Scale Data Hacking'

Intelligence agencies in the UK are preparing to “significantly increase their use of large-scale data hacking,” the Guardian reported on Saturday, in a move that is already alarming privacy advocates.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Promotes Tourism to Myanmar, Where Social Media Enabled Genocide Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Promotes Tourism to Myanmar, Where Social Media Enabled Genocide

Jack Dorsey, CEO of social media platform Twitter—the company now emblazoned in the public eye as one of the primary mouthpieces of our very loud and angry president—wants you to know how about his powerful experiences with Vipassana meditation techniques. Specifically, his recent experience at a 10-day retreat in…

China Warns of 'Grave Consequences' Over Arrest of Huawei Executive China Warns of 'Grave Consequences' Over Arrest of Huawei Executive

China has warned the Canadian ambassador that if Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of telecom and tech giant Huawei, is not released, there will be “grave consequences,” CBS News reported on Sunday.

The Feds Are Now Looking Into Who Sent Millions of Fake Net Neutrality Comments to the FCC The Feds Are Now Looking Into Who Sent Millions of Fake Net Neutrality Comments to the FCC

Federal investigators are looking into whether the mass submission of millions of fraudulent letters on net neutrality to the Federal Communications Commission’s digital comment system was a crime as part of a Department of Justice investigation, BuzzFeed News reported on Saturday.

Egyptian Officials Are Pissed About an Alleged Nude Photoshoot on the Great Pyramid Egyptian Officials Are Pissed About an Alleged Nude Photoshoot on the Great Pyramid

Egyptian authorities are not very happy with a video taken by Danish photographer Andreas Hvid, who climbed what appeared to be the Great Pyramid of Giza, took footage of himself and a female friend in what was euphemistically termed a “naked embrace,” and then uploaded it to YouTube in the past week, CNN reported on…

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