"Cable companies are famous for high prices and poor service. Several rank as the most hated companies in America. Now, they’re attacking the Internet–their one competitor and our only refuge–with plans to charge websites arbitrary fees and slow (to a crawl) any sites that won’t pay up. If they win, the Internet dies".
“A secret legal battle between the U.S. government and Yahoo over requests for customer data became so acrimonious in 2008 that the government wanted to charge the Internet company $250,000 a day if it didn’t comply.
“In other words, Apple hasn’t solved the basic smartwatch dilemma, which is that smart watches use up far more energy than dumb watches, and that there’s nowhere to store that much energy in something the size of a watch.
“The Apple watch is a big deal. Not because of the watch but because of the user interface…
“Nearly 5 million usernames and passwords appeared to have been published on a Russian Bitcoin forum.
“To deal with concerns that a bigger phone will make typing with one hand difficult (the current iPhone has a four-inch screen), some changes to the design of the iPhones’ user interface will allow people to type or use apps with just one hand.
“Publish your datasets now (no excuses) and cite the data sources you used to build both your papers and your datasets. Open science and discovery await.
“Mysterious “interceptor” cell towers in the USA are grabbing phone calls.