Donald Tusk says he “will not co-operate on no-deal” ahead of Brexit talks with Boris Johnson. BBC Politics News: Source link"Brexit: EU 'willing to listen' to Boris Johnson's ideas, says Donald Tusk"
The space agency is reportedly looking into an allegation against astronaut Anne McClain. BBC Science and Environment news: Source link"Nasa said to be investigating first allegation of a crime in space"
Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Descartes used to say: Shop ’till you drop! Bitcoin Price We closed the day, August 23 2019, at a price of $10,407. That’s a respectable 2.68 percent increase in 24 hours, or $271. It was the highest closing price…"Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Hal Finney calculated a Bitcoin price of $10 million per coin’"
President Jair Bolsonaro orders soldiers to be sent to the region, after pressure from EU leaders. BBC World news: Source link"Amazon fires: Brazil sends army to help tackle blazes"
After months of rumors, Verizon finally sold off Tumblr for a reported $3 million — a fraction of what Yahoo paid for the once mighty blogging service back in 2013. The media conglomerate (which also owns TechCrunch) was clearly never quite sure what to do with the property after gobbling it up as part of its 2016 Yahoo acquisition. All parties have since come to the conclusion that Tumblr simply wasn’t a good fit under…"Tumblr’s next step forward with Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg"
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Each of the big five tech companies has been caught secretly using human contractors to listen to conversations recorded by their gadgets and services. Pro-privacy Apple is one of those companies, and thanks to a report from the Irish Examiner, we may know a little more about the actual work Apple contractors did, including having to listen to an arduous 1,000 Siri recordings every day. Apple’s Siri assistant…"Apple contractors were allegedly listening to 1,000 Siri recordings a day — each"
Earlier this month, Hong Kong’s protesters brought the city’s airport to a standstill. Now, as another weekend of demonstrations begins, the city’s famously efficient subway has pre-emptively shuttered some of its own stations — angering protestors in the process. CNN news: Source link"Hong Kong protests enter 12th week, as subway shuts some stations"
Unwanted devices can contain elements that the world is running out of – so how can you help? BBC News Source link"Ready to upgrade? What to do about your old phone"
Richard Hayes, who sent packages containing flour, protein powder and bicarbonate of soda. BBC Politics News: Source link"Anthrax hoaxer admits sending white powder to MPs"