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Unsealed Emails Show How J&J Shaped Report On Talc's Links To Cancer

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: Unsealed emails reveal the role baby-powder maker Johnson & Johnson played in a report that an industry group submitted to U.S. regulators deciding whether to keep warnings off talc-based products linked to cancer. The emails -- unsealed in the state of Mississippi's lawsuit against J&J over its refusal to add a safety warning -- show J&J and its talc supplier chose the scientists hired by their trade association, the Personal Care Products Cou...
Tags: Mississippi, Tech, Bloomberg, Fda, U S Food and Drug Administration, Johnson Johnson, U S, J J, Personal Care Products Council, PCPC, Rio Tinto Minerals, Tara Rabin


3 Best Random Video Chat Web Sites & Apps

We permit you to create and be a part of chat rooms with image sending amenities. So, you can share images and movies whereas conversating with a stranger/ random consumer. Also there is no must register so as to send pictures or movies as we allow visitor chatting. Start Chatting Now, begin sharing image and your favourite videos, make your dialog a robust memorandum in your chat mates. Slack is especially arrange for textual content chat, nevertheless it does give you the capacity to make voic...
Tags: Google, Time, Sales, United States, Facebook Messenger, Marco Polo, Skype, Chatroulette, Omegle, Chatrandom, Entrance Posts, Mocospace, Marco Polo Simply


Suspected REvil Ransomware Affiliates Arrested in Global Takedown

Romanian law enforcement authorities have announced the arrest of two individuals for their roles as affiliates of the REvil ransomware family, dealing a severe blow to one of the most prolific cybercrime gangs in history. The suspects are believed to have orchestrated more than 5,000 ransomware attacks and extorted close to $600,000 from victims, according to Europol. The arrests, which [Author: [email protected] (Ravie Lakshmanan)]
Tags: Tech, Ravie Lakshmanan


Two NPM Packages With 22 Million Weekly Downloads Found Backdoored

In what's yet another instance of supply chain attack targeting open-source software repositories, two popular NPM packages with cumulative weekly downloads of nearly 22 million were found to be compromised with malicious code by gaining unauthorized access to the respective developer's accounts. The two libraries in question are "coa," a parser for command-line options, and "rc," a [Author: [email protected] (Ravie Lakshmanan)]
Tags: Tech, NPM, Ravie Lakshmanan


U.S. Offers $10 Million Reward for Information on DarkSide Ransomware Group

The U.S. government on Thursday announced a $10 million reward for information that may lead to the identification or location of key individuals who hold leadership positions in the DarkSide ransomware group or any of its rebrands. On top of that, the State Department is offering bounties of up to $5 million for intel and tip-offs that could result in the arrest and/or conviction in any country [Author: [email protected] (Ravie Lakshmanan)]
Tags: Tech, State Department, Ravie Lakshmanan


Transparency Activists Dump 1.8 Terabytes of Police Helicopter Surveillance Footage

On Friday, a transparency activist group known as Distributed Denial of Secrets (DDoSecrets) posted a 1.8-terabyte trove of police helicopter footage to its website. "DDoSecrets cofounder Emma Best says that her group doesn't know the identity of the source who shared the data and that no affiliation or motivation for leaking the files was given," reports Wired. "The source simply said that the two police departments were storing the data in unsecured cloud infrastructure." Techdirt reports: The...
Tags: Tech, Emma Best


Japan To Create Scheme To Subsidize Domestic Chip Output

Japan will create a scheme to subsidize construction of domestic chip factories with a new plant planned by Taiwan's TSMC likely to be the first recipient, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Monday. Reuters reports: The government will set aside several hundreds of billion yen under this year's supplementary budget to create a pool of funds at NEDO, a state-run body promoting research and development on energy and industrial technology, the paper said. Companies will be eligible for the subsidies ...
Tags: Japan, Nikkei, Tech, Taiwan, TSMC, Reuters, Kumamoto, NEDO


Wikipedia Criticized After Years of Using the Wrong Man's Picture to Depict a Serial Killer (slashdot)

Andreas Kolbe is a former co-editor-in-chief of The Signpost, an online newspaper for (English-language) Wikipedia that's been published online since 2005 with contributions from Wikipedia editors. Kolbe has been contributing to it since 2006. Last week he returned to the Signpost to share a cautionary tale. Its title? "A photo on Wikipedia can ruin your life." Also a long-time Slashdot reader, Andreas Kolbe shares this summary with us: For more than two years, Wikipedia illustrated its art...
Tags: Google, Florida, New York, News, Wikipedia, White, Slashdot, Wikimedia Foundation, Mr White, Kolbe, New York Last, EditorDavid, Andreas Kolbe, Nathaniel White, Wikimedia Foundation Plaintiff


Leonardo DiCaprio Will Play Infamous Cult Leader Jim Jones In New Film

MGM has forged a deal -- seven figures, according to Deadline -- for the upcoming "Jim Jones" feature film, with Leonardo DiCaprio in consideration for the lead role of the monstrous leader of the People's Temple cult. Under Jones' leadership, over 900 members of the People's Temple in Guyana were killed on November 18, 1978, either by drinking cyanide-laced Flavor-Aid or being forcibly given the poison (as was the case with children of the members), or they were gunned down by Jones' followers....
Tags: Apple, Movies, News, San Francisco, Indianapolis, Netflix, Leonardo Dicaprio, MGM, Guyana, Jones, Temple, Martin Scorsese, Ryan, Jim Jones, Jonestown, Scott Rosenberg


Google's Parent Company Briefly Hits $2 Trillion Valuation

Alphabet, Google's parent company, briefly hit a market cap of $2 trillion. The Verge reports: The tech behemoth's market cap is currently at a comfortable $1.98 trillion, but crept over the $2 trillion mark midday Monday, later closing out at $2,987.03 per share. Alphabet's market cap has just about doubled from $1 trillion since January 2020. [...] Alphabet nearly joined Apple and Microsoft as one of three US-based companies that are part of the exclusive $2 trillion club. Read more of...
Tags: Apple, Google, Microsoft, US, Tech, Alphabet, Alphabet Google


DoJ Arrests Hacker Involved With REvil Group That Stole Apple's MacBook Pro Schematics

The United States Justice Department today announced that it has arrested Ukrainian Yaroslav Vasinskyi for his involvement with REvil, a group that executed ransomware attacks against businesses and government entities in the United States. REvil in April targeted Apple supplier Quanta Computer and stole schematics of the design of the 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro models that were later released in October. The schematics unveiled MacBook Pro features like additional ports and the design of the...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Fbi, United States, Poland, Rumors, Romania, Department Of Justice, Cupertino, East Coast, Reuters, Quanta, Christopher Wray


Robots don’t care what Josh Hawley thinks about masculinity

US Senator Josh Hawley, a Republican from Missouri, recently blamed the perceived loss of American masculinity on liberal ideologies, video games, and pornography. Speaking at the National Conservatism Conference in Florida last week, Hawley asked the crowd: Still, can we be surprised that after years of being told they are the problem, that their manhood is the problem, more and more men are withdrawing into the enclave of idleness, and pornography, and video games? In the wake of his speech, H...
Tags: Startups, Florida, Politics, Opinion, US, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Missouri, Hawley, Josh Hawley, Neural, National Conservatism Conference


Denuvo-Protected Games Rendered Unplayable After Domain Expires

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TorrentFreak: Last evening the web was alive with angry players who couldn't play their games due to an unexpected error. While the situation is still not completely clear, it appears that someone allowed a domain used by Denuvo's anti-piracy technology to expire, meaning that players of some big games couldn't enjoy what they had paid for. [...] According to Alex Buckland, the DRM provider for all of the affected games had let a key domain expire, render...
Tags: Tech, Denuvo, Alex Buckland


Robinhood Says It Was Hacked and Extorted But Nobody Lost Any Money

Robinhoood was hacked last week by someone who socially engineered a customer service representative to gain access to the email addresses of more than 5 million customers, the full names of 2 million other customers, and other data from a much smaller group of customers, the company said in a blog post published Monday. The hacker then allegedly attempted to extort the company. Motherboard reports: "The unauthorized party socially engineered a customer support employee by phone and obtained acc...
Tags: Tech, Social Security, Robinhood, Robinhoood


Apple's Redesigned 2022 MacBook Air: Everything We Know

The next-generation MacBook Air refresh coming in 2022 will see Apple introduce the biggest design update to the ‌MacBook Air‌ since 2010, which is when Apple introduced both 11 and 13-inch models. We're expecting a total overhaul of the look of the machine, and this guide aggregates all of the rumors that we've heard so far. Design Apple is doing away with the wedge-shaped design of the ‌MacBook Air‌, and there will be no tapered look for the next-generation version. Current ‌MacBook Air‌...
Tags: Apple, Featured, MacBook Air, Gpu, Macbook Pro, Ming Chi Kuo, Jon Prosser, Dylandkt, Apple Silicon Chip Apple


How to connect your laptop to a monitor so you can work from a larger screen

You can connect a PC laptop or MacBook to an external monitor with whichever form of connection your laptop requires. Tom Werner/Getty Images Connecting your laptop to a monitor is simply a matter of using the appropriate cable; most Windows laptops use HDMI or USB, and MacBooks will use USB or Thunderbolt. After connecting the monitor, choose to duplicate or extend the display in the Display Settings windows on Windows or System Preferences on a Mac. You might need to get an adapter to c...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Macbook, Monitor, Laptop, Hdmi, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, Tom Werner Getty, Tech Reference, Tech How To, Reference Video, Computers & Tablets (Reference, Computers & Tablets, YT ID zTbDqlDi268, Mirror Displays Otherwise


35 cool and useful gifts for teen boys, from tech gadgets to bestselling books

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Buying gifts for teen boys is hard. Here are 35 ideas, from brands like Apple, LEGO, Nintendo, Adidas, and more. Yan Krukov/Pexels Here are 35 gifts for teen boys that range from tech to reading to grooming. Need more gift ideas? Here are more than 50 teen gifts we like this year. If that doesn't cut it, check out our 100 all-time favorite products. Buying gifts for teens can be a daunting task, a...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, Amazon, Nordstrom, Hbo, Etsy, Neil Gaiman, Disney, US, Trends, Adidas, Gifts, Fox, Patagonia, Starbucks


Apple AirPods 3 vs. Samsung Galaxy Buds 2

The Galaxy Buds 2 and the Apple AirPods 3 are two great wireless audio options, but which is better? Here are our thoughts on both 'buds, and which we prefer.
Tags: Apple, Trends, Home Theater, AirPods, True Wireless Headphones, Samsung Galaxy Buds, Tier 4, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2


macOS Monterey 12.1 Beta: How to Share Your Screen on a FaceTime Call

In macOS Monterey 12.1, which is available in a beta capacity right now, Apple introduced its new SharePlay feature to FaceTime. Previously only available on iPhone and iPad, SharePlay allows you to share your Mac's screen with other people on a FaceTime call, which opens up new possibilities for sharing experiences with friends, family, and co-workers. Thanks to SharePlay, you and others on the same FaceTime call as you can listen to music or watch TV movies and shows together. You can even ...
Tags: Apple, Monterey, Facetime, Shareplay, macOS Monterey, Mac Click New FaceTime


Microsoft Will Now Snitch On You At Work Like Never Before

schwit1 writes: Microsoft is preparing a couple of little updates that may curb employee rulebreaking enthusiasm. Yes, this news again comes courtesy of Microsoft's roadmap service, where Redmond prepares you for the joys to come. This time, there are a couple of joys. The first is headlined: "Microsoft 365 compliance center: Insider risk management -- Increased visibility on browsers." It all sounded wonderful until you those last four words, didn't it? For this is the roadmap for administrator...
Tags: Microsoft, Tech, Redmond


Right-to-Repair Victory Forces Subaru to Tweak Things in Massachusetts

Subaru of America will be canceling Starlink telematics subscriptions on all new 2022 vehicles sold in Massachusetts thanks to the state having an amended right-to-repair law that’s wildly unpopular with global automakers. If you’ve been following our coverage, Massachusetts has become ground zero for consumer advocacy groups, independent repair shops, and car buyers that have grown […] The post Right-to-Repair Victory Forces Subaru to Tweak Things in Massachusetts appeared first on The Truth Ab...
Tags: Technology, Privacy, Big Data, Massachusetts, America, Lawsuits, Autos, Data Protection, Automotive Industry, Subaru, Industry News, AAI, News Blog, Right To Repair, StarLink, Industry Trends


Apple’s first computer, a collector’s dream, could fetch $500,000 at auction

Steve Wozniak, Steve and Patricia Jobs and Daniel Kottke built 200 Apple-1 units in Jobs’ home 45 years agoOne of the few remaining Apple-1 computers, the company’s first product, will go on sale this week at an auction that is expected to fetch as much as $600,000.The 45-year-old computer is one of just 200 that Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs tested and designed along with Patty Jobs and Daniel Kottke in the Jobs’ Los Altos home. It is considered a “holy grail” for vintage tech collectors. Contin...
Tags: Apple, Technology, California, Steve Jobs, US news, Computing, Los Altos, Steve Wozniak, Daniel Kottke, Steve Wozniak Steve, Patricia Jobs, Patty Jobs


Legal woes mount for NSO after court rules WhatsApp lawsuit can proceed

US appeals court rejects Israeli company’s claim of immunityWhatsApp alleges firm’s spyware was used to hack 1,400 usersNSO Group’s legal problems have deepened after a US appeals court thoroughly rejected the Israeli spyware company’s claim that it ought to be protected under sovereign immunity laws, in a high-profile case involving WhatsApp.The decision on Monday by the US court of appeals for the ninth circuit means that WhatsApp can proceed with its lawsuit against NSO over allegations that ...
Tags: Technology, Israel, US, World news, US news, Whatsapp, Hacking, NSO, usersNSO Group


Edward Norton, Indira Varma, Keri Russell, Cherry Jones and Michael Gandolfini Cast in ‘Extrapolations’ at Apple

Apple TV Plus announced that Edward Norton, Indira Varma, Keri Russell, Cherry Jones and Michael Gandolfini have been cast in “Extrapolations,” Scott Z. Burns upcoming climate change anthology series. Known for his performances in films such as “Motherless Brooklyn” and “Keeping the Faith,” Norton plays a scientist named Jonathan Chopin. He is repped by UTA. […]
Tags: Apple, News, Edward Norton, Keri Russell, Scott Z. Burns, Motherless Brooklyn, Michael Gandolfini, Apple TV Plus, Extrapolations, Faith Norton, Jonathan Chopin


How Google’s Magic Eraser changes history, one small human at a time

Google's Magic Eraser tool on the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro removes unwanted elements from photos, but is it any good? We take a close look at its ability.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Photography, Trends, Pixel


US Charges Ukrainian, Russian, Over Cyberattack, Seizes $6 Million in Ransom Payments

The U.S. Justice Department has charged a suspect from Ukraine and a Russian national over a July ransomware attack on an American company, according to indictments made in court filings on Monday, and has seized $6 million in ransom payments. From a report: The latest U.S. actions follow a slew of measures taken to combat ransomware that earlier this year hit big companies, including Colonial Pipeline, the largest fuel pipeline in the United States, and crippled fuel delivery for several days i...
Tags: US, Tech, Ukraine, United States, Poland, U S Justice Department, U S Southeast, JBS, Colonial Pipeline, Yaroslav Vasinskyi


Google Parent Alphabet Hits $2 Trillion Market Value After Rally This Year

Google parent Alphabet rallied Monday to breach $2 trillion in market value for the first time, fueled by a rebound in spending on digital ads and growth in its cloud business. From a report: Its Class A shares gained as much as 1.2% to a record high, with the stock extending a recent rally to a fifth session. Alphabet is the top performer this year among the five biggest U.S. tech stocks by sales, with a 70% advance fueled largely by the growth in Google's advertising business. The share-price ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Microsoft, Tech


Is COVID-19 Here to Stay? a Team of Biologists Explains What It Means for a Virus to Become Endemic

Some viruses go extinct, while others stick around. The virus that causes COVID-19 seems likely to remain with us for the long term.
Tags: Tech


Reddit To Tokenize Karma Points and Onboard 500M New Users, Report Says

American social media giant Reddit may soon convert users' karma points into Ethereum-based (ERC-20) tokens and onboard 500 million new crypto users in the process, according to a newly hired Reddit engineer. From a report: A series of tweets made by Reddit engineer, Rahul, highlights Reddit's efforts to improve user interaction through various cryptocurrency initiatives. As Cointelegraph reported in July 2021, the platform had launched its own layer-two rollup using Arbitrum technology for its ...
Tags: Tech, Reddit, ERC, Rahul


Hg Doubles Down On Its Investment In Litera To Drive Further Growth

The terms of this new investment are not being disclosed.
Tags: Technology, Law, Robert Ambrogi, Litera



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