Facebook removes accounts tied to Iranian exile group
Facebook removes accounts tied to Iranian exile group
💬abcnews.go.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 10:20 pm

Facebook has removed hundreds of accounts linked to an Iranian exile group and a troll farm in Albania


Champions League gegen ManCity: Da ist was möglich für Dortmund
Champions League gegen ManCity: Da ist was möglich für Dortmund
💬www.sueddeutsche.de | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 10:16 pm

Beim Viertelfinal-Hinspiel auf der Insel liefert der BVB eine mutige Partie ab. Nach Reus' Treffer zum 1:1 sieht es sogar kurzzeitig sehr gut aus - dann setzen sich die Engländer doch durch.


Rangers scratch Julien Gauthier in favor of Phil Di Giuseppe
Rangers scratch Julien Gauthier in favor of Phil Di Giuseppe
💬nypost.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 10:12 pm

No, Julien Gauthier was not able to extend his consecutive games-played streak to… eight. Instead, the 23-year-old winger was designated as a healthy scratch for the 11th time this season, bumped from Tuesday’s lineup against the Penguins when David Quinn opted to go with role-playing Phil Di Giuseppe in his stead on the fourth line...


Video shows suspect punch Asian 7-Eleven worker in apparent hate crime
Video shows suspect punch Asian 7-Eleven worker in apparent hate crime
💬nypost.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 10:05 pm

New surveillance footage shows the moment an unhinged suspect slugged an Asian 7-Eleven worker in Manhattan in an apparent hate crime.  The 26-year-old Asian victim was working at the convenience store on Eighth Avenue near West 39th Street, shortly before 6 a.m. Saturday when his attacker stormed in without a mask and repeatedly socked him...


Jill Biden’s fishnets reignite high-power women in pantyhose debate
Jill Biden’s fishnets reignite high-power women in pantyhose debate
💬nypost.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 10:05 pm

Why is everyone so uptight about ladies’ tights — or lack thereof?


Champions Crowned, N.C.A.A. Returns to Its Pre-Covid Problems
Champions Crowned, N.C.A.A. Returns to Its Pre-Covid Problems
💬www.nytimes.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 09:54 pm

If anything, the coronavirus pandemic only deferred, highlighted or exacerbated the issues confronting college sports.


The Falcons should think long and hard before passing on Justin Fields
The Falcons should think long and hard before passing on Justin Fields
💬deadspin.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 09:44 pm

The Atlanta Cockatoos need to be careful about trading the number four pick in this year’s NFL draft.Read more...


Apple launches an app for enterprises to test devices that work with Apple's Find My network, ahead of its expected launch of its own new AirTags accessory (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)
Apple launches an app for enterprises to test devices that work with Apple's Find My network, ahead of its expected launch of its own new AirTags accessory (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)
💬www.techmeme.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 09:40 pm

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Apple launches an app for enterprises to test devices that work with Apple's Find My network, ahead of its expected launch of its own new AirTags accessory  —  Apple has launched a new app, Find My Certification Asst., designed for use by MFi (Made for iPhone) Licensees …


Morgan Stanley dumped $5B in Archegos’ stocks before fire sale: report
Morgan Stanley dumped $5B in Archegos’ stocks before fire sale: report
💬nypost.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 09:33 pm

Morgan Stanley sold about $5 billion in Archegos Capital Management’s stocks the night before the fire sale hit rivals, CNBC reported on Tuesday citing people with knowledge of the trades. Morgan Stanley had the consent of Archegos, run by former Tiger Management analyst Bill Hwang, to shop around its stock late Thursday, the report said....


Ahead of its April 14 direct listing, Coinbase reports a record quarter, with estimated profits of $730M-$800M in Q1 on revenue of ~$1.8B and 56M verified users (Jeff John Roberts/Decrypt)
Ahead of its April 14 direct listing, Coinbase reports a record quarter, with estimated profits of $730M-$800M in Q1 on revenue of ~$1.8B and 56M verified users (Jeff John Roberts/Decrypt)
💬www.techmeme.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 09:16 pm

Jeff John Roberts / Decrypt: Ahead of its April 14 direct listing, Coinbase reports a record quarter, with estimated profits of $730M-$800M in Q1 on revenue of ~$1.8B and 56M verified users  —  Coinbase announced its 2021 first quarter earnings on Tuesday, revealing that the crypto giant made a profit of between $730 million …


Basic Training Proves Anything-But-Basic In The Powerful South African Drama 'Moffie'
Basic Training Proves Anything-But-Basic In The Powerful South African Drama 'Moffie'
💬www.npr.org | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 09:08 pm

The effect of so much institutional hatred within the military of South Africa in the early '80s was to leave a generation traumatized, the film concludes.


Who will win the Masters in 2021? Odds, betting favorites, expert picks & more to know
Who will win the Masters in 2021? Odds, betting favorites, expert picks & more to know
💬www.sportingnews.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 09:00 pm

Here's everything you need to know to bet on the 2021 Masters, including the latest tournament odds.


Google open sources Lyra in beta, an audio codec that uses ML to create high-quality voice calls for low-bandwidth networks or archiving large amounts of speech (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)
Google open sources Lyra in beta, an audio codec that uses ML to create high-quality voice calls for low-bandwidth networks or archiving large amounts of speech (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)
💬www.techmeme.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 08:55 pm

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat: Google open sources Lyra in beta, an audio codec that uses ML to create high-quality voice calls for low-bandwidth networks or archiving large amounts of speech  —  Join Transform 2021 for the most important themes in enterprise AI & Data.  Learn more.  —  Google today open-sourced Lyra in beta …


Moving the MLB All-Star game to Denver makes NO sense
Moving the MLB All-Star game to Denver makes NO sense
💬nypost.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 08:53 pm

Major League Baseball is moving its 2021 All-Star Game from Atlanta, Ga., to Coors Field in Denver, Colo. This, says ESPN, is “in response to a new Georgia law that has civil rights groups concerned about its potential to restrict voting access for people of color.” Or, more likely, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred moved the...


Sources: Clubhouse is in talks to raise funding from investors in a round valuing the business at about $4B, following its reported valuation of ~$1B in January (Katie Roof/Bloomberg)
Sources: Clubhouse is in talks to raise funding from investors in a round valuing the business at about $4B, following its reported valuation of ~$1B in January (Katie Roof/Bloomberg)
💬www.techmeme.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 08:30 pm

Katie Roof / Bloomberg: Sources: Clubhouse is in talks to raise funding from investors in a round valuing the business at about $4B, following its reported valuation of ~$1B in January  —  Clubhouse, the buzzy audio-based social network, is in talks to raise funding from investors in a round valuing the business …


Google announces the Android Open Source Project now supports Rust for developing the OS itself, providing more memory safety guarantees than C and C++ (Aamir Siddiqui/XDA Developers)
Google announces the Android Open Source Project now supports Rust for developing the OS itself, providing more memory safety guarantees than C and C++ (Aamir Siddiqui/XDA Developers)
💬www.techmeme.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 08:20 pm

Aamir Siddiqui / XDA Developers: Google announces the Android Open Source Project now supports Rust for developing the OS itself, providing more memory safety guarantees than C and C++  —  Android as a complete OS solution involves a lot of moving parts.  Very broadly speaking, these parts are the app ecosystem and then the OS


Upsolver, which offers low-code SQL tools for cloud data analytics, raises $25M Series B, adds free tools for smaller workloads and says revenue tripled in 2020 (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)
Upsolver, which offers low-code SQL tools for cloud data analytics, raises $25M Series B, adds free tools for smaller workloads and says revenue tripled in 2020 (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)
💬www.techmeme.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 07:05 pm

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat: Upsolver, which offers low-code SQL tools for cloud data analytics, raises $25M Series B, adds free tools for smaller workloads and says revenue tripled in 2020  —  Join Transform 2021 for the most important themes in enterprise AI & Data.  Learn more.  —  Upsolver, a no-code startup …


Welcome to Dollyworld!
Welcome to Dollyworld!
💬www.newyorker.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 07:00 pm

There’s a better life after you get that vaccine—and you think about it, don’t you?


NYC cinemas say they ‘won’t make it’ unless seating regulations lifted
NYC cinemas say they ‘won’t make it’ unless seating regulations lifted
💬nypost.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 06:45 pm

A trade group claims New York City movie theaters may not survive the pandemic unless Gov. Andrew Cuomo lifts state restrictions on seating capacity. The National Association of Theater Owners said Tuesday it has been lobbying for New York City cinemas to be allowed to raise their capacity to 50 percent from the current 25...


YouTube says that 18 out of every 10K views in Q4 2020 were on videos that violate its policies, down from 72 out of every 10K views in Q4 2017 (Jacob Kastrenakes/The Verge)
YouTube says that 18 out of every 10K views in Q4 2020 were on videos that violate its policies, down from 72 out of every 10K views in Q4 2017 (Jacob Kastrenakes/The Verge)
💬www.techmeme.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 06:45 pm

Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge: YouTube says that 18 out of every 10K views in Q4 2020 were on videos that violate its policies, down from 72 out of every 10K views in Q4 2017  —  ‘Violative View Rate’ fell steeply after 2017  —  YouTube wants the world to know that it's doing a better


The Opportunities—and Obstacles—for Women at NSA and Cyber Command
The Opportunities—and Obstacles—for Women at NSA and Cyber Command
💬www.wired.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 06:44 pm

WIRED spoke with three women working in cybersecurity in the US intelligence committee about the progress of recent years and the work that remains.


Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk top Forbes’ record-setting billionaire list
Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk top Forbes’ record-setting billionaire list
💬nypost.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 06:14 pm

Forbes’ annual world’s billionaires list includes a record-breaking 2,755 billionaires, with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos topping it for the fourth consecutive year, the media company said on Tuesday. The ranks of the ultra-wealthy are expanding after a year in which the coronavirus pandemic upended world economies and threatened the livelihoods of people across the globe....


EU says a number of institutions, including the European Commission, were hit by a significant cyberattack last week, although no data breach has been detected (Bloomberg)
EU says a number of institutions, including the European Commission, were hit by a significant cyberattack last week, although no data breach has been detected (Bloomberg)
💬www.techmeme.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 06:05 pm

Bloomberg: EU says a number of institutions, including the European Commission, were hit by a significant cyberattack last week, although no data breach has been detected  —  A range of European Union institutions including the European Commission were hit by a significant cyber-attack last week.


Signal says it has added support for privacy-focused cryptocurrency MobileCoin to let users send and receive money, starting in the UK on iOS and Android (Andy Greenberg/Wired)
Signal says it has added support for privacy-focused cryptocurrency MobileCoin to let users send and receive money, starting in the UK on iOS and Android (Andy Greenberg/Wired)
💬www.techmeme.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 05:30 pm

Andy Greenberg / Wired: Signal says it has added support for privacy-focused cryptocurrency MobileCoin to let users send and receive money, starting in the UK on iOS and Android  —  The encrypted messaging app is integrating support for MobileCoin in a bid to keep up with the features offered by its more mainstream rivals.


Manchester City vs Leeds United Prediction: Premier League Match on 10.04.2021
Manchester City vs Leeds United Prediction: Premier League Match on 10.04.2021
💬news.22bet.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 05:14 pm

Manchester City will be looking to make another stride towards the Premier League title on Saturday, as they welcome Leeds... The post Manchester City vs Leeds United Prediction: Premier League Match on 10.04.2021 appeared first on 22bet.


A Facebook recruiter, Rhett Lindsey, who left after 11 months, and others say Facebook's hiring processes are problematic and will hinder diversity goals (Washington Post)
A Facebook recruiter, Rhett Lindsey, who left after 11 months, and others say Facebook's hiring processes are problematic and will hinder diversity goals (Washington Post)
💬www.techmeme.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 05:10 pm

Washington Post: A Facebook recruiter, Rhett Lindsey, who left after 11 months, and others say Facebook's hiring processes are problematic and will hinder diversity goals  —  The recruiter quit after 11 months, adding fuel to claims that it discriminates against Black applicants


YouTube Discloses Percentage of Views That Go to Videos That Break its Rules
YouTube Discloses Percentage of Views That Go to Videos That Break its Rules
💬www.nytimes.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 05:00 pm

Before their removal, so-called violative videos accounted for 0.16 to 0.18 percent of all views on the platform in the last quarter of 2020.


The future of work is uniquely human
The future of work is uniquely human
💬www.technologyreview.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 05:00 pm

The disruptive shifts of 2020, including covid-19 shutdowns that led to millions of workers working remotely, forced organizations to radically rethink everything from worker well-being, business models and operations to investments in cloud-based collaboration and communication tools. Across every industry, last year’s best-laid plans were turned upside down. So it’s not surprising that technology and…


New software update for the Google Pixel lineup reportedly dramatically boosts Pixel 5's GPU performance, which had been poor for a Snapdragon 765G-based phone (Pranob Mehrotra/XDA Developers)
New software update for the Google Pixel lineup reportedly dramatically boosts Pixel 5's GPU performance, which had been poor for a Snapdragon 765G-based phone (Pranob Mehrotra/XDA Developers)
💬www.techmeme.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 04:55 pm

Pranob Mehrotra / XDA Developers: New software update for the Google Pixel lineup reportedly dramatically boosts Pixel 5's GPU performance, which had been poor for a Snapdragon 765G-based phone  —  The latest software update for the Google Pixel lineup recently started rolling out to users.


Review of Intel's Ice Lake Xeon Scalable CPUs, its first server chip design using a 10nm process, which sees large increases in performance for many workloads (Andrei Frumusanu/AnandTech)
Review of Intel's Ice Lake Xeon Scalable CPUs, its first server chip design using a 10nm process, which sees large increases in performance for many workloads (Andrei Frumusanu/AnandTech)
💬www.techmeme.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 04:30 pm

Andrei Frumusanu / AnandTech: Review of Intel's Ice Lake Xeon Scalable CPUs, its first server chip design using a 10nm process, which sees large increases in performance for many workloads  —  The launch of Intel's Ice Lake Xeon Scalable processors has been in the wings for a number of years.