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 2021-06-22 23:40 

Slashdot

Facebook's First Oculus Ads Partner Is Already Retreating...

Mark Zuckerberg's ongoing quest to turn every Facebook property into ad-riddled real estate hit a snag this week when the only virtual reality game that publicly offered to onboard Oculus's VR ads (rightfully) backed down. Gizmodo reports: Origina...

 2021-06-22 23:32 

Fark

Nothing says you take flying seriously more than....a Pikachu-themed Boeing? [Silly]...

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 2021-06-22 23:08 

Fark

In the immortal words of Homer Simpson - "Is there anything beer can't do?" [Hero]...

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 2021-06-22 23:00 

Slashdot

India Orders Antitrust Investigation Against Google Over Smart TV Market...

India's antitrust watchdog has ordered an investigation into allegations that Google has abused the dominant position of Android in the country's smart TV market. From a report: The news comes hours after the European Union opened a formal antitru...

 2021-06-22 22:56 

reddit

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, for the first time, said Tuesday he will support long-debated changes to the military justice system that would remove decisions on prosecuting sexual assault cases fro...
 2021-06-22 22:50 

Fark

FEC thinks former Texas sheriff isn't shooting straight [Ironic]...

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 2021-06-22 22:28 

Fark

BP practicing its "We're sorry" speech [Scary]...

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 2021-06-22 22:20 

Slashdot

Canon Uses AI Cameras That Only Let Smiling Workers Inside Offices...

This may sound like something straight out of a sci-fi movie, but Canon has rolled out new AI cameras that use "smile recognition" technology to ensure that only happy employees are allowed into its offices. From a report: Back in 2020, the China-...

 2021-06-22 22:17 

Boing Boing

French software engineer may have cracked the Zodiac killer's code...

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, a serial killer known as Zodiac killed at least five people in Northern California. The case has never been solved. The Zodiac Killer famously sent four ciphers to local news outlets, and two have never been solved even ...

 2021-06-22 22:08 

Fark

"Tower, 1-4 Charlie Whiskey, holding short at 15th and Elm, ready for takeoff." "1-4 Charlie Whiskey, continue to hold for traffic, one UPS van, and Domino's delivery on the runway"...

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 2021-06-22 21:58 

reddit

Man goes fishing during 5-hour closure of La. bridge following 18-wheeler crash...
 2021-06-22 21:50 

Fark

Congratulations, you've won a 2 million house. Hope you like flooding and not being able to buy insurance [Awkward]...

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 2021-06-22 21:45 

Boing Boing

Save up to half off on some of the coolest gadgets at prices that beat Prime Day...

You might not need a new set of headphones, or a drone, or a guitar that isn't a real guitar but plays like a guitar. But gadgets are always just the coolest, so you've absolutely got to at least check them out, right? Of — Read the rest...

 2021-06-22 21:44 

reddit

Texas father, hospitalized 120 days due to COVID-19, racks up $2 million in hospital bills...
 2021-06-22 21:40 

Slashdot

Microsoft Hits $2 Trillion Market Cap...

Microsoft's market capitalization hit $2 trillion for the first time. GeekWire reports: The Redmond, Wash.-based tech giant trails only Apple among the world's most valuable companies. Apple became the first publicly traded U.S. company to reach t...

 2021-06-22 21:36 

Fark

Woman who claimed she gave birth to 10 babies in the same pregnancy admitted to psychiatric ward. Octomom unavailable for comment [Unlikely]...

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 2021-06-22 21:35 

Fark

Beaver takes Canadian flag, presumably to use as hockey stick while eating poutine [Obvious]...

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 2021-06-22 21:20 

Fark

Lamont: "Recreational marijuana is now legal in CT". Local mayor: "You big dummy" [Spiffy]...

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 2021-06-22 21:05 

Fark

So shines a good deed in a weary world. Florida high school principal crafts personal notes for 459 graduates. Hero tag makes the rare fill-in for the Florida tag here [Hero]...

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 2021-06-22 21:02 

Slashdot

Monero Emerges As Crypto of Choice For Cybercriminals...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: While bitcoin leaves a visible trail of transactions on its underlying blockchain, the niche "privacy coin" monero was designed to obscure the sender and receiver, as well as the amount exchan...

 2021-06-22 20:42 

Fark

Yellowstone Dumbass League off to late start in 2021, but as you probably guessed it's currently Bison 1, Tourists 0 [Obvious]...

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 2021-06-22 20:28 

Slashdot

Iran Alleges State-Linked News Websites Were Seized by the US...

Iran alleges that the U.S. State Department seized the websites of some of the country's major news networks, hours after a message on several state-run Iranian news websites claimed they were "seized by the United States Government," the Isla...

 2021-06-22 20:20 

Fark

Let's hear it for the bulletproof vest: Stopping rounds on the outside, detecting breast cancer on the inside [Boobies]...

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 2021-06-22 20:00 

Fark

Photoshop some new vintage signs for the Cream City Outdoor Adv. Co [Photoshop]...

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 2021-06-22 19:58 

reddit

Oklahoma woman dies in apparent pit bull attack, deputies say...
 2021-06-22 19:50 

reddit

Munich Wanted to Light Its Stadium in a Pride Rainbow. European Soccer Said No....
 2021-06-22 19:50 

Fark

Pew, pew, pew [Scary]...

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 2021-06-22 19:48 

reddit

Iowa abortion law requiring 24-hour waiting period permanently blocked by district court...
 2021-06-22 19:35 

Fark

Wild wedding: Fists fly at a reception when unwanted guests try to steal beer [News]...

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 2021-06-22 19:30 

Boing Boing

These four deals can get your fitness regimen headed on the right track...

For many, the past year has been a gut-punch. Unfortunately, the more sequestered and sedentary lifestyle that many have been forced to live means there's probably more gut to punch as well. With the world reopening, it's time to get off the couch...

 2021-06-22 19:21 

reddit

Body-cam footage released in shooting death of Stockton Officer Jimmy Inn...
 2021-06-22 19:20 

Fark

Florida doctor cuts off the wrong nut [News]...

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 2021-06-22 19:05 

Fark

"What are you in for?" "Murder. You?" "Grand theft auto. You?" "I stole a lemur" [Strange]...

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 2021-06-22 18:50 

Fark

News: Fatal stabbing. Fark: Victim was decapitated. UltraFark: Alleged murderer played soccer with the head [Sick]...

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 2021-06-22 18:50 

Slashdot

The ISRG Wants To Make the Linux Kernel Memory-safe With Rust...

mrflash818 writes: The Internet Security Research Group (ISRG) -- parent organization of the better-known Let's Encrypt project -- has provided prominent developer Miguel Ojeda with a one-year contract to work on Rust in Linux and other security effor...

 2021-06-22 18:38 

Slashdot

Intel Licenses SiFive's Portfolio for Intel Foundry Services on 7nm...

An anonymous reader shares a report: Today's announcement from SiFive comes in two parts; this part is significant as it recognizes that Intel will be enabling SiFive's IP portfolio on its 7nm manufacturing process for upcoming foundry customers. ...

 2021-06-22 18:35 

Fark

Bear was reportedly very rude [Scary]...

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 2021-06-22 18:34 

reddit

Geriatric penguin at St. Louis Zoo gets custom shoes to help with arthritis...
 2021-06-22 18:20 

Fark

Elderly woman who found nearly $1-billion in her bank account discovers: 1) her balance was actually negative $1-billion; 2) her bank did that on purpose [Followup]...

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 2021-06-22 18:06 

reddit

Lumber Prices Are Finally Dropping After They Soared During The Pandemic...
 2021-06-22 18:04 

Fark

Guess why a "non-contact voltage tester" is being recalled [Facepalm]...

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 2021-06-22 18:00 

reddit

7,000 troops died in the Post-9/11 wars. A staggering 30,000 died by suicide...
 2021-06-22 17:49 

Fark

Zodiac Killer's code reportedly broken. It's reportedly a helpful reminder to drink your Ovaltine [Interesting]...

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 2021-06-22 17:45 

Boing Boing

Racist Karen embarrasses friends as she abuses Uber driver: "Go back to Asia"...

And yet another entitled passenger abuses an Uber driver, this time a racist Karen who goes by the name of Stella. The driver, from Charlotte, North Carolina, dumps his passengers off at a gas station (where they will have to get another ride) after he sa...

 2021-06-22 17:43 

reddit

Teenage fast-food workers are landing $50,000-a-year manager jobs at a Texas chicken restaurant thanks to the labor shortage...
 2021-06-22 17:41 

Boing Boing

Playmobil's VW Camper and Beetle are likely better than the real thing...

Having owned, loved, and hated both the VW Camper and the VW Beetle , I can safely say I'd rather own the toys. My very first car was a VW Bug. Figuring out how to get the most out of a its underpowered, air-cooled 4 cylinder engine and miserable clut...

 2021-06-22 17:35 

Fark

NYC Department of Health encourages you to play safely when you get kinky this slutty summer. Bonus: article includes the phrase "war on rim jobs" [Giggity]...

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 2021-06-22 17:29 

Fark

Woman tries to make Piazza Colonna fountain in Rome more attractive by jumping in it naked during heatwave [NSFW] [Giggity]...

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 2021-06-22 17:25 

Slashdot

Google Gets a New Rival as Brave Search Opens To the Public...

Brave, the maker of a popular ad blocking browser, opened on Tuesday a public beta of its privacy-focused search engine, a first step in creating a product that could compete with market titan Google. From a report: Unlike other new search engines, which ...

 2021-06-22 17:17 

Fark

Son kills girl in boating accident. Son and mother shot by persons unknown. Nobody knows nothing. It's a hallelujah mess, and it's the South Carolina way [Sad]...

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