Category: Techno Babble

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BuzzFeed News employees vote to unionize

Shortly after BuzzFeed News employees revealed that they had voted to unionize, its editor-in-chief said the company wants to meet with them to discuss voluntarily recognition. Employees announced today that they are organizing as BuzzFeed News Union under the NewsGuild of New York. “Our staff has been organizing for several months, and we have legitimate […]

Our best look yet at the LG G8 ThinQ

When LG reveals its new high-end G8 ThinQ smartphone, the design probably won’t be a surprise — because noted phone leaker Evan Blass (@evleaks) has just revealed clear images that show the handset from practically

8 Best Linux Console File Managers

Linux console file managers can be very helpful in a day to day tasks, when managing files on a local machine or when connected to a remote one. The visual console representation of the directory

Ser Pounce, Game of Thrones’ beloved fan-favorite cat, was killed off-screen

Game of Thrones’ eighth season hasn’t started yet, but showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss recently confirmed in an interview with Entertainment Weekly that at least one fan-favorite character won’t make it out of the

Google and Microsoft Warn That AI May Do Dumb Things

Google and Microsoft have added warnings to their “risk factors” for investors about potential legal and ethical problems from their artificial intelligence projects.

MultiCD – Create a MultiBoot Linux Live USB

Having a single CD or USB drive with multiple available operating systems, for install, can be extremely useful in all kind of scenarios. Either for quickly testing or debugging something or simply reinstalling the...

2019 Grammys: the complete list of winners

Does the world need the Grammy awards? Not according to Grammy-winner Drake, who the Recording Academy cut off during his spotlight moment at the 2019 awards, after he suggested the Grammys don’t matter as much

Is Europe closing in on an antitrust fix for surveillance technologists?

The German Federal Cartel Office’s decision to order Facebook to change how it processes users’ personal data this week is a sign the antitrust tide could at last be turning against platform power. One European Commission source we spoke to, who was commenting in a personal capacity, described it as “clearly pioneering” and “a big deal”, […]

China’s blockbuster The Wandering Earth is rich, gorgeous, and goofy

We’re living through a fascinating era of rapid change for the blockbuster movie model. America producers, eager to get their $200 million movies into the lucrative Chinese market, are increasingly looking for Chinese production partners,

How WIRED Covered Facebook These Past 15 Years

As the company morphed from an exclusive platform for co-eds to one of the biggest, most powerful platforms in the world, our writers chronicled it all.

How to Configure Software Repositories in Fedora

Your Fedora distribution obtains its software from repositories and each of these repositories comes with number of free and proprietary software applications available for you to install. The official Fedora repositories have thousands of...

Juul’s imitators are copying the popular vape’s high nicotine levels

The popularity of Juul and its high-nicotine pods is driving up nicotine levels across the vaping industry in what Stanford researchers are calling a “nicotine arms race,” according to a new study. The findings back

Sprint Sues AT&T, Proving ‘5G’ Is Still Meaningless

A Sprint lawsuit against AT&T reveals confusion over the newest wireless standards.

Top Hex Editors for Linux

In this article, we are going to review some of the best hex editors for Linux. But before we start, let’s look at what a hex editor really is. What is Hex editor In...