In celebration of the US Labor Day holiday, I’ve decided to give our crack writing staff the day off. Instead of our normal exposition, here are a few of the headline from over the weekend.
Show notes and links:
- The FBI Now Needs a Warrant To Use Its Phone-Sniffing Stingray Boxes (gizmodo.com).
- Serious bug causes “quite a few” HTTPS sites to reveal their private keys | Ars Technica (arstechnica.com).
- Even encrypted medical record databases leak information | ITworld (itworld.com).
- Tech giants settle anti-poaching lawsuit for $415 million (engadget.com).
- Apple, Google, others settle antipoaching lawsuit for $415 million (cnet.com).
- Facebook Messenger is now the second most popular app in the United States | The Verge (theverge.com).
- This post has no title. (blogs.wsj.com).
- Microsoft is using Bing to discourage Windows 10 users from downloading Chrome and Firefox | VentureBeat | Dev | by Jordan Novet (venturebeat.com).
- Apple’s ‘Hey Siri’ Event Roundup: Upgraded iPhone 6s, Bigger iPad Pro, Revamped Apple TV + Apple Watch updates | 9to5Mac (9to5mac.com).
- iPhone 6s to have ‘3D Touch’ three-level, next-gen Force Touch interface | 9to5Mac (9to5mac.com).
- It will take a year for New Horizons to send all of its Pluto data back to Earth | The Verge (theverge.com).
- First Falcon Heavy Launch Scheduled for Spring (space.com).
- Fallout 4 has more lines of dialogue than Fallout 3 and Skyrim combined | VG247 (vg247.com).
- All the New Star Wars Toys for You to Blow Money On | WIRED (wired.com).
- The Force is Strong With These Toys: New ‘Star Wars’ Line is Here! (space.com).
- Support CSICON creating a podcast network (patreon.com).
- This post has no title. (geekdays.reddit.com).