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Liam Fox faces growing scrutiny over Russian hack of personal email

Opposition MPs and former civilian servants demand to know exactly how UK-US trade dossier appeared onlineLiam Fox is facing questions from opposition politicians, former civil servants and campaignersabout how Russian hackers were apparently able to obtain government documents marked “official sensitive [UK eyes only]” from his personal email last year.The former minister’s account is believed to have been accessed repeatedly between July and October, and 451 pages of emails and policy document...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Russia, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Fox, Hacking, Foreign Policy, Reddit, Liam Fox, UK US, Trade Policy

Ro just hit a $1.5 billion valuation as it reinvents how people go to the doctor. Here's why Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian decided to back the buzzy startup right at the start.

Alexis Ohanian, cofounder of Initialized Capital and Reddit, bet on healthcare startup Ro when the company only had a pitch deck and a founding team.  Ro on Monday hit a $1.5 billion valuation after raising $200 million in a round led by General Catalyst. "I think it's going to be a really important part of our healthcare system," Ohanian said. For more stories like this, sign up here for our healthcare newsletter, Dispensed. When it comes to making bets in early-stage companies that are taki...
Tags: Trends, Reddit, Alexis Ohanian, Cnbc, Initialized Capital, Olympia, Ro, Ohanian, Reitano, Zachariah Reitano

‘The Bachelorette’ Casting Shakeup Expected for Upcoming Season

As if shooting “The Bachelorette” under quarantine wasn’t enough drama, ABC’s female-fronted reality show has been rocked by more real-life twists that will play out on-screen in the upcoming season. Over the weekend, rumors began to swirl that “The Bachelorette” lead, Clare Crawley, would be replaced by “Bachelor” alum, Tayshia Adams, when a Reddit user […]
Tags: News, Abc, Reddit, The Bachelorette, Clare Crawley, Bachelorette, Bachelor, Tayshia Adams

Reddit Kicks Off Its Up the Vote Initiative

Reddit kicked off its Up the Vote voter-registration initiative, focused on alerting, educating and activating Redditors on their right to vote. The platform said in a blog post last week, "Content on Reddit receives an average of 165 million votes per day. But did you know that the 2016 presidential election only saw 128.8 million...
Tags: Politics, Advertising, Reddit, Social Pro Daily

Houseplant 101: 5 tips for buying and keeping houseplants alive

Staying safe at home during the novel coronavirus pandemic has given people an opportunity to make their quarantine green with houseplants. However, not every houseplant is a perfect fit and there are care considerations to keep in mind even before you step foot into the store to buy that cool one you saw on Instagram. Some Southern California plant store owners gave tips on what plant owners need to know to help their plants survive and thrive. 1. Research is important Plant owners should know ...
Tags: Gardening, California, La, China, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Reddit, Southern California, Don, Riverside, Aragon, Fullerton, Rowley, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR

Surprisingly funky 1981 Muzak version of "Funkytown," along with reggae, folk, and metal versions

This surprisingly funky Muzak version of "Funkytown" (1979) by Lipps Inc. turned up on r/ObscureMedia. Steven Greenberg wrote the original while living in Minneapolis with aspirations of moving to New York City, a scene that would "keep me movin', keep me groovin' with some energy." Following the Reddit posting, a commenter alerted us that in recent years, Greenberg redid his jam in "15 different shades of sound" available for licensing and also curated a collection of fan covers from around...
Tags: Video, News, Minneapolis, New York City, Reddit, Greenberg, Lipps Inc, ObscureMedia Steven Greenberg

Paranoid of Demons

I’m currently in a worm hole learning about demonology. A few weeks ago I learned about a website called Quora where you can ask people your questions. Later on in the day my mind started to generate so many questions like “Is it true cursing at this demon will cause a demon to drag me to the depths of hell?” “What religion did this *insert specific demon name* come from?” “Is demonic possession purely mental?” I know that asking questions is a good thing but let me add, My mental health cannot ...
Tags: Anxiety, Therapy, Teen Issues, Quora, Reddit, Demons, Newsweek

ARRL HF Band Plan Committee submits final recommendation

At the recent ARRL board meeting, the HF Band Plan Committee submitted its final recommendation. A couple of days ago, a friend of mine emailed me about it: Seen the new proposal? I’m not seeing much chatter about it which seems weird. Of course, in typical ARRL fashion when they want to slide it by with little protest they keep it on the down low. The news item has been up for a week – no chatter. Seeing anything online? I haven’t seen much aside from this Reddit post. Thinking that this was...
Tags: Regulations, Radio, Reddit, Rules, Ann Arbor, Heraclitus, BCE, ARRL, Enforcement, ACDS, Frequency Privileges, Entry Level License Committee, HF Band Plan Committee

Matthew Longley of Gun Critic About Buying

Matthew Longley of Gun Critic About Buying U.S.A. –-( Gunstreamer announced it was shutting down, Hickok45 knew he couldn’t let it die. He invested a lot of time and effort to grow the site and wanted to save it. He knew the right team that was not only capable of keeping the site alive but would be able to let the website flourish. He contacted the team over at Gun Critic to see if they would be willing to buy part of the site to keep it afloat. The Gun Crit...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Austin, Reddit, John, Nra, Northern Virginia, Matt, John Crump, Shooting Media News, Veritas Firearms LLC, John Crump John, Gunstreamer, Matthew Longley, Gunstreamer How, Gunsteamer

Alexis Ohanian is rethinking how he invests in early companies after stepping down from Reddit's board

The past few months have changed how Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian invests in companies.  Ohanian is married to tennis star Serena Williams and wants to have a good answer when their daughter, Olympia, asks him what he does for a living.  Ohanian, a cofounder at the venture firm Initialized Capital and an early-stage investor, in June stepped down from Reddit's board in the wake of nationwide protests on racial justice.   He's now looking to invest in companies and founders with more purpose...
Tags: Trends, Williams, Reddit, Alexis Ohanian, Serena Williams, Initialized Capital, Olympia, Michael Seibel, Ro, Ohanian, Zachariah Reitano, Olympia Ohanian, George Floyd

Why Alexis Ohanian decided to back Ro, a $1.5 billion healthcare startup that got its start shipping Viagra to your door, when it had just a founding team and a pitch deck

Alexis Ohanian, cofounder of Initialized Capital and Reddit, bet on healthcare startup Ro when the company only had a pitch deck and a founding team.  Ro on Monday hit a $1.5 billion valuation after raising $200 million in a round led by General Catalyst. "I think it's going to be a really important part of our healthcare system," Ohanian said. For more stories like this, sign up here for our healthcare newsletter, Dispensed. When it comes to making bets in early-stage companies that are taki...
Tags: Trends, Reddit, Alexis Ohanian, Cnbc, Initialized Capital, Olympia, Ro, Ohanian, Reitano, Zachariah Reitano, Ro On Monday Ro

Freetrade: how to build your portfolio

Sign-up to Freetrade via this link and we can both get a free share worth between £3 and £200. W hether you’re one of the nearly 200,000 people who’ve signed up to Freetrade’s commission free trading app and are excited about the money making possibilities ahead – or you’re looking for an online trading alternative to Robin Hood after the US giant scrapped its UK launch plans – now is a good time to think about your Freetrade* investment strategy. One option is to dive in at the deep end, wat...
Tags: UK, London, China, Robin Hood, Marketing, Global, US, Investing, World, United Kingdom, Fca, Reddit, Don, Vanguard, ETFs, Igls

Short story: The Sum of All Secrets

The first AI superspy was a failure. The only dangers it found were what billionaires, politicians, and would-be terrorists said they wanted to do. On Twitter and the Washington Post. On Reddit and national television. On Facebook and to cheering crowds.So they had to be retrained -forcefully so, despite their statistical complaints- until they found plots to nuke Western cities and far-Left eco-terrorist conspiracies against law-abiding folks. Their developers, too, were questioned and retrain...
Tags: Facebook, Washington, Future, Reddit

Reddit Horror Story ‘My Wife and I Bought a Ranch’ Picked Up by Netflix; ‘Stranger Things’ Team and James Wan to Produce

Everything from podcasts to action figures have spawned hit movies and TV shows, so why not Reddit? A Reddit short horror story My Wife And I Bought a Ranch has been picked up by Netflix, which made a whopping seven-figure commitment to the project. To add to the buzz factor, Stranger Things team Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen of 21 Laps and James Wan will be producing the adaptation. Not bad for a story that spawned from one of the most polarizing places on the internet. Deadline broke the news t...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Netflix, Idaho, Adaptation, Reddit, Harry, Cohen, Sasha, Dan Cohen, Shawn-Levy, James Wan, Scott Glassgold, Michael Clear, Glassgold, Harrison Query

Daily Podcast: Comic Con, Tenet, Movie Theater Concessions, Back to the Future, Stephen King, Edgar Wright, and Horror Nights

On the July 27, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall and senior writer Ben Pearson to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Tenet , Movie Theater concessions, Back to the Future, Stephen King, Edgar Wright, and Horror Nights . Opening Banter :  How was Comic Con @ Home? In The News:  Jacob (og Chris): ‘Tenet’ Opening Overseas This Summer Before Opening in the United States [UPDATED] P...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, United States, Oliver Stone, Reddit, Steven Spielberg, Edgar Wright, Universal Studios, First Time, Peter, Ben, Edgar, Jacob, Tenet, Ben Pearson, James Wan

New iPhone update shows Instagram app using camera even when not taking photos (FB, AAPL)

People with iOS 14, the next major iPhone software update, are being notified that Instagram is accessing their camera even when they aren't taking pictures. The iOS 14 update, which is still in beta, shows a green dot at the top of people's screens when one of their apps starts using their camera or microphone. Instagram said the issue was caused by a bug that it's working to fix. The company added that just because people got the notification doesn't mean their cameras were actually being ac...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Cook, Instagram, Trends, Tim Cook, Reddit, Donald Trump

Taimanin Yukikaze English Version “Stole” Fan Translation

The truth regarding the dubious quality of Taimanin Yukikaze‘s English translation (recently released on Steam) was exposed as the developer directly stole a fan translation made four years ago by an individual who was still in the process of learning Japanese. The individual ventured to Reddit to explain how they wanted to translate the eroge, […]
Tags: Translation, Games, Theft, Reddit, English, Anime, Comparison, Pc Gaming, Eroge, Visual Novels, taimanin Yukikaze, Lilith Soft

How many degrees of separation?

So I was sitting here checking my email, and there was one from Reddit with a list of new threads that some algorithm thought would catch my attention.One of those threads was announcing that Olivia de Havilland had just passed away at the ripe old age of 104. Curious to see what Ms. de Havilland's later life had been like, I decided to scope out her Wikipedia article.The only problem was that I had a bowl of Cape Cod Kettle Cooked Sweet & Spicy Jalapeno chips (tasty!) sitting where my keyboard ...
Tags: Guns, Wikipedia, History, Reddit, Arnold, Douglas, Tam, Schwarzenegger, Kirk Douglas, Scarlett, Olivia de Havilland, Teh Intarw3bz, Bread And Circuses, Flicks, Ms De Havilland, Wikiwander

Screwed and Frustrated. How Many Jobless Americans Feel as the 600 Weekly Unemployment Boost Lapses After Lawmakers Failed to Extend Aid

This sentiment was a theme I saw across several recent comments and one I posted on Reddit to get a pulse of how the broader community of unemployed Americans – over 40 million by some counts... Read the rest of the post...
Tags: Marketing, Reddit, Government Rebates and Payments

Instagram Promises It's Not Snooping on iOS Users' Cameras, Says It’s a Bug

Apple’s iOS 14 beta has proven surprisingly handy at sussing out what apps are snooping on your phone’s data. It ratted out LinkedIn, Reddit, and TikTok for secretly copying clipboard content earlier this month, and now Instagram’s in hot water after several users reported that their camera’s “in use” indicator stays…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Science, Instagram, Privacy, Reddit, Privacy And Security, Ios 14, Instagram Why

Bug Blamed for Instagram Unexpectedly Accessing Camera in iOS 14

Some users have noticed that Instagram is unexpectedly accessing the camera, reports The Verge. Users have reported that the green "camera on" indicator was displayed in iOS 14 when scrolling through their feed, but not taking a photo or a video. In a statement to The Verge, a spokesperson for Instagram said that the behavior was a bug and is being fixed. "We only access your camera when you tell us to — for example, when you swipe from Feed to Camera. We found and are fixing a bug in ‌iOS 1...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Reddit

Can Social Media Giants Win Their Fight Against The QAnon Hydra?

Twitter announced this week that it had shut down 7,000 QAnon-related accounts and that with time, it would reduce the visibility of a total 150,000 in an attempt to quash the adherents’ cyber attacks and promulgation of misinformation. Other social media platforms are reportedly following their lead. Facebook employees told the New York Times that the platform plans to roll out a similar policy next month. YouTube told TPM that it has already been suspending or removing abusive or mislead...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Twitter, News, Instagram, Youtube, Hillary Clinton, New York Times, Reddit, Chrissy Teigen, Donald Trump, Sandy Hook, Miller, Trump, Oklahoma City, Alex Jones

This Group Says Social Media ‘Has Become the Klan Den of the 21st Century’

In the past two months, longstanding debates about the role of social media companies in policing hate speech have come to a head. Twitter and Reddit have cracked down on hate speech and content that incites violence, while Facebook is facing an all-out advertiser boycott organized by civil rights groups critical of its lack of...
Tags: Facebook, Advertising, Reddit, Publishers & Platforms, Nextech, This Group Says Social Media

A new algorithm could catch social-media trolls as they try to influence US elections. Researchers are offering it for free.

Researchers have created a machine-learning technique that can identify disinformation campaigns on social media. The algorithm finds patterns of suspicious posts and accounts, which could help companies shut down these campaigns early on. The method works on various social media platforms, which could enable companies to coordinate their efforts. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Election season now brings an expected threat: foreign meddling via online disinformation campa...
Tags: US, Trends, Reddit, Venezuela, Trump, Russia China, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Cody Buntain, Buntain

AI system detects posts by foreign ‘trolls’ on Facebook and Twitter

Researchers train machine learning to pick up patterns of social media posts aimed at manipulating political events Foreign manipulation campaigns on social media can be spotted by looking at features such as the timing and length of posts, and the URLs they contain, researchers have found.From the 2016 US presidential election to Brexit, a growing number of major political events are thought to have been targeted by foreign activity on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Reddit...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Technology, Social Networking, US, UK News, US news, US politics, Reddit, Brexit, Facebook Twitter

Twitter Expects QAnon Crackdown to Affect 150,000 Accounts Across Network

When should Twitter have banned QAnon, the conspiracy theory that has thoroughly convinced people, mainly Trump supporters, of an omnipresent threat of Satanic child abusers? Was it when Reddit banned their QAnon subreddit for making “violent threats” in 2018? Was it when a group of armed Arizona veterans stormed a…Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Arizona, Reddit, Trump, QAnon, Accounts Across Network

Open source cross-platform development with TotalCross

There's a question that pops up quite frequently at TotalCross—in our day-to-day work, after presentations, in Reddit discussions, and sometimes even in our Telegram channel. Let's answer it once and for all: No, TotalCross Virtual Machine is not another Java Virtual Machine. This article explains the differences between the two, how TotalCross interacts with Java, and how to know which is best for your more
Tags: Reddit, Linux

Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams' daughter, Olympia, just became the youngest team owner in pro sports

The daughter of Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams just became the youngest team owner in pro sports at the age of 2.  The new team, a National Women's Soccer League expansion team dubbed Angel City, was announced Tuesday. The team will begin playing in Spring 2022.  Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. joins a star-studded ownership group made up of her parents, a dozen former US Women's National Team players, actresses including Natalie Portman and Jessica Chastain, YouTube star Casey Neistat, and oth...
Tags: Jessica Chastain, US, Memphis Grizzlies, Los Angeles, Trends, Liverpool, Reddit, Alexis Ohanian, Lebron James, Jennifer Garner, Natalie Portman, Serena Williams, Casey Neistat, Initialized Capital, Nwsl, Olympia

VCs, celebrities, and athletes are writing a new LA story to bring women’s soccer to the city

When Upfront Ventures partner Kara Nortman first met Natalie Portman a few years ago to talk about ways their non-profit organizations All Raise and Time’s Up could collaborate, she never realized they’d eventually be partners on a sports franchise. Now the two women are co-founders of Angel City, leading a gaggle of venture capital, sports, and celebrity investors, alongside Angel City co-founder and President Julie Uhrman, in bringing a National Women’s Soccer League team to Los Angel...
Tags: Startups, TC, Jack Nicholson, La, Time, Sports, Los Angeles, Soccer, United States, Manchester United, Tennis, World Cup, Basketball, Showtime, Venture Capital, Reddit

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