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Kapersky Labs Files Antitrust Complaint Against Apple in Russia Over App Store Policies Kapersky Labs Files Antitrust Complaint Against Apple in Russia Over App Store Policies

Russian cybersecurity firm Kapersky Labs has filed an antitrust complaint against Apple in Russia, claiming that latter firm used its monopoly over the App Store to force the company to remove app control and Safari browser blocking from the iOS version of its Kapersky Safe Kids app, ZDnet reported on Tuesday.

Report: National Enquirer Publisher Paid Jeff Bezos's Lover's Brother $200,000 for Bezos Dick Pics Report: National Enquirer Publisher Paid Jeff Bezos's Lover's Brother $200,000 for Bezos Dick Pics

The pro-Donald Trump National Enquirer obtained nude and other intimate photos of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend Lauren Sanchez—which Bezos says it used as leverage in a blackmail attempt—by paying $200,000 to Sanchez’s brother Michael Sanchez to hand over text messages between the two, the Wall Street…

The SEC Says Elon Musk's Rationale for Continuing to Send Out Bad Tweets 'Borders on the Ridiculous' The SEC Says Elon Musk's Rationale for Continuing to Send Out Bad Tweets 'Borders on the Ridiculous'

Last year, Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent out a baffling tweet saying that he had “funding secured” to take the company private at a share price of $420 (which some readers may recognize as the weed number). It turned out no such deal had been finalized, the Securities and Exchange Commission slapped Musk with fraud…

This May Be the Hideous Logo for Google's New Game Streaming Service This May Be the Hideous Logo for Google's New Game Streaming Service

A Google exhibit at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco on Monday appears to be teasing some sort of hardware related to its widely rumored video game streaming service, albeit with a logo that looks like Doritos and the wifi symbol had a monstrous love child.

College Bribery, DoorDash Pay, and Captain Marvel: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week College Bribery, DoorDash Pay, and Captain Marvel: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

The tech world found itself embroiled in another appalling controversy when a white supremacist gunman entered two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand on March 15 and opened fire, killing at least 50 people and wounding scores of others in an attack apparently calculated for maximum effect on social media and …

Report: Ethiopian Transport Official Says 737 Max 8 Jet Crash Has 'Close Similarities' to 2018 Crash Report: Ethiopian Transport Official Says 737 Max 8 Jet Crash Has 'Close Similarities' to 2018 Crash

Ethiopian Transport Minister Dagmawit Moges said that black box data shows the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 jet shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa on March 10, 2019, killing 157 people, bears close resemblances to the crash of another Boeing 737 Max 8 flying with Lion Air that was lost in…

Facebook Says It Removed 1.5 Million Videos of Christchurch Massacre Within 24 Hours Facebook Says It Removed 1.5 Million Videos of Christchurch Massacre Within 24 Hours

Facebook said on Saturday night that within 24 hours of a horrific attack on Muslims in Christchurch, New Zealand that killed at least 50 people and wounded dozens of others on March 15, it had blocked 1.5 million attempts to share a video of the attack live-streamed on Facebook by the shooter. Over 1.2 million of…

Trump Now Just Accusing Google of Aiding the Chinese Military, or Whatever Trump Now Just Accusing Google of Aiding the Chinese Military, or Whatever

In yet another example of some morsel of news carrion being dragged all the way up to the top of the White House before being partially digested and regurgitated onto a bunch of Twitter eggs, Donald Trump accused tech giant Google of aiding the Chinese military (as well as “Crooked Hillary Clinton”) on Saturday.

Massive Flooding Follows in Bomb Cyclone's Wake, With Nebraska Floods Possibly Worst in 50 Years Massive Flooding Follows in Bomb Cyclone's Wake, With Nebraska Floods Possibly Worst in 50 Years

Historic flooding has followed in the wake of the “bomb cyclone” that rammed into the central U.S. this week, with USA Today reporting that Nebraska experienced what may be the worst floods in half a century. Flooding has continued in swathes of Iowa, Missouri, and Nebraska, according to CNN.

Neil deGrasse Tyson Will Return to TV After Sexual Misconduct Investigation Neil deGrasse Tyson Will Return to TV After Sexual Misconduct Investigation

The National Geographic Channel and Fox Broadcasting said they have completed their investigation of astrophysicist and TV celebrity Neil deGrasse Tyson over multiple allegations of sexual misconduct, and will air two of his shows that have been postponed, Entertainment Weekly reported on Friday.

Historic Bomb Cyclone Hits Hard, With Extreme Snow, Rain, and Wind Reported Across Central U.S. Historic Bomb Cyclone Hits Hard, With Extreme Snow, Rain, and Wind Reported Across Central U.S.

The massive, dangerous bomb cyclone that barreled into the central United States this week hit as hard as its name would imply on Wednesday, CNN reported, with law enforcement officials in some areas forced to take shelter instead of assisting motorists involved in collisions.

Alleged North Korean Front Company Still Using the Same Brand Name on Social Media, Apparently Alleged North Korean Front Company Still Using the Same Brand Name on Social Media, Apparently

A company that the United Nations has said is a front for North Korean intelligence agencies, Global Communications Co. (Glocom), has continued its efforts to advertise sanctions-violating military hardware on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, Motherboard reported on Wednesday.

Thousands of ICE Employees Have Access to Massive, Nationwide License Plate-Tracking System Thousands of ICE Employees Have Access to Massive, Nationwide License Plate-Tracking System

Records obtained by the ACLU of Northern California in a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit show that local city governments are piping automated license plate reader (ALPR) data to Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, the organization wrote on Wednesday.

Portland Lawmakers Want to Block 5G Rollout, Citing Shaky Health Risks Portland Lawmakers Want to Block 5G Rollout, Citing Shaky Health Risks

City officials in Portland, Oregon are preparing a Wednesday vote to oppose the rollout of next-generation 5G networks in the city, Inverse reported on Tuesday. The move, which is supported by Mayor Ted Wheeler and Commissioners Chloe Eudaly and Amanda Fritz, is motivated in part because of disputes with the federal…

Report: Man Arrested for Threatening Google Didn't Know His Wife Deleted His YouTube Account Report: Man Arrested for Threatening Google Didn't Know His Wife Deleted His YouTube Account

A YouTuber arrested on Sunday by Mountain View, California police for suspicion of threatening Google drove all the way from Waterville, Maine to confront staff for allegedly terminating his account on Google subsidiary YouTube—unaware that it was actually his spouse who deleted it, BuzzFeed News reported on Tuesday.

Italy Begins to Enforce 'No Vaccine, No School' Policy After Deadline Expires Italy Begins to Enforce 'No Vaccine, No School' Policy After Deadline Expires

Italian schools have begun turning away children who have not received mandatory vaccinations after a temporary waiver expired, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, with at least 300 children told they could not attend kindergarten in the city of Bologna this week.

U.S. Warns Germany: Don't Let Huawei Build Your 5G Networks or Else U.S. Warns Germany: Don't Let Huawei Build Your 5G Networks or Else

The U.S. government has sent a warning to Germany that it may limit what information is handed over via intelligence-sharing agreements if the latter country allows Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei to build its next-generation 5G networks, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.

Report: Amazon Warehouses Called 911 for Mental Health Crises At Least 189 Times in Five Years Report: Amazon Warehouses Called 911 for Mental Health Crises At Least 189 Times in Five Years

E-commerce giant Amazon has long been reported to be an unpleasant place to hold down a job. Article after article has relayed claims of an ultra-competitive workplace culture, employees being treated like soulless robots, sweatshop-esque performance requirements, and long hours of monotonous work. That includes …

The UK's Extremely Dumb Plan to Force Porn Sites to Verify Users' Ages May Come Next Month The UK's Extremely Dumb Plan to Force Porn Sites to Verify Users' Ages May Come Next Month

The UK’s disastrous plan to implement a nationwide system blocking web users from viewing pornography unless their age and identities are confirmed by a verification service—an astonishingly ill-conceived idea being spearheaded by doddering Brexiteer Theresa May’s Tory government—is nearly a year behind schedule. But…

The NYPD Now Has an Automated Tool to Help Them Recognize Patterns in Crimes The NYPD Now Has an Automated Tool to Help Them Recognize Patterns in Crimes

The New York City Police Department has developed a pattern-recognition tool called Patternizr to sort through mountains of files related to “hundreds of thousands of crimes logged in the NYPD’s database,” the Associated Press reported on Sunday.

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