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Ditching Platinum For the Ocean Could Make Hydrogen Cheap

Shotgun shares a report from Popular Mechanics: cientists at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have found a pairing of minerals...

EFF Wins Access To License Plate Reader Data To Study Law Enforcement Use

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the Electronic Frontier Foundation: Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation...

Facebook Can Be Forced to Delete Content Worldwide, E.U.’s Top Court Rules

LONDON — Europe’s top court said on Thursday that individual countries can order Facebook to take down posts, photographs and videos not only...

Typing Speeds On Mobiles Rival Keyboard Users, Says Report

People can now type nearly as fast on a screen as they can on a keyboard. "Researchers made the discovery during a...

Body of Kidnapped Tech Entrepreneur Found, Police Say

The body of a California tech businessman, Tushar Atre, was discovered on Tuesday, just hours after he was kidnapped from his home in...

Boeing Rejected 737 MAX Safety Upgrades Before Fatal Crashes, Whistleblower Says

The Seattle Times: Seven weeks after the second fatal crash of a 737 MAX in March, a Boeing engineer submitted a scathing...

Barr Pushes Facebook for Access to WhatsApp Messages

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William P. Barr is set to press Facebook on Friday to create a so-called back door to its end-to-end...

Cable Companies Use Hidden Fees To Raise Prices 24% a Month

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: A Consumer Reports analysis of cable bills found that companies add $37.11 per...

Even Trump Can’t Turn Down a Nickelback Joke (but Twitter Did)

In a tweet on Wednesday, President Trump addressed his social media followers with four words, all caps: “LOOK AT THIS PHOTOGRAPH!”Under that was...

Attorney General Bill Barr Will Ask Zuckerberg To Halt Plans For End-To-End Encryption Across...

Attorney General Bill Barr, along with officials from the United Kingdom and Australia, is set to publish an open letter to Facebook...