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Kal%E9o reveals the price of its Epipen alternative: $4,500

But don?t worry, the drug maker says, you won?t pay that? just insurance companies. (arstechnica)


Chinese investors gobble up owner of PCWorld, Macworld etc

IDG into the hands of the Middle Kingdom ? except its HPC bitTwo Chinese investors are buying the owner of PCWorld magazine and the IDC market research outfit ? International Data Group (IDG) ? but IDC?s high-performance computing research businesses are (register)


Already on probation, Symantec issues more illegit HTTPS certificates

At least 108 Symantec certificates threatened the integrity of the encrypted Web. (arstechnica)


Apple just sued Qualcomm for unfair license costs

This afternoon Apple released a statement which suggests they& (feeds.slashgear)


Scientists are checking a nearby exoplanet for alien transmissions - CNET

Wolf 1061c is just a few blocks away, cosmically speaking, and alien seekers have begun a long-term campaign to look for signs of life there. (feedproxy.google)


New Senate Bill Would Give US Grads Preference In Receiving H-1B Visas

dcblogs quotes a report from Computerworld: A new bill in Congress would give foreign students who graduate from U.S. schools priority in getting an H-1B visa. The legislation also 'explicitly prohibits' the replacement of American workers by visa holders (rss.slashdot)


Linux command line navigation tips: the basics of pushd and popd commands

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Superfast Camera Sees Shockwave From Light

System captures Mach cone from laser pulse (feedproxy.google)


Apple sues iPhone modem supplier Qualcomm, claims $1 billion in payments withheld over FTC probe

%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09Apple on Friday filed a lawsuit against longtime iPhone modem supplier Qualcomm, in a dispute over royalty payments apparently connected to a federal investigation into the chipmaker''s potentially anticompetitive business dealings. (appleinsider)


Josh Brolin teases his transformation into Thanos ahead of Avengers: Infinity War

Marvel heroes and the moviegoing public alike had best prepare for the arrival of Thanos, the Mad Titan (gamesradar)


Apple sues Qualcomm for $1 billion over excessive royalties

Apple is not happy with its longtime partner Qualcomm, as it has filed a $1 billion lawsuit against the chip maker for allegedly being charged 'royalties for technologies [that Qualcomm has] nothing to do with.' This is the second major lawsuit filed agai (feeds.betanews)


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Second Time In 9 Months: AT&T Raises Phone Activation Fee $5, Now Charges $25

For the second time in 9 months, ATT is raising its activation and upgrade fee. In April 2016, the fee for non-contract customers was raised from $15 to $20. Today, it has been raised another $5, from $20 to $25, according to PhoneScoop. Ars Technica repo (rss.slashdot)


Jay Z's Tidal Music Streaming Service Is Fraudulently Inflating Subscriber Numbers, Report Says

A new report published by Markus Tobiassen and Kjetil Saeter of Norwegian publication Dagens Naeringsliv is accusing Jay Z's Tidal music streaming service of fabricating their subscriber numbers by creating fake accounts and lying to the media and partner (rss.slashdot)


Apple accuses Qualcomm of extortion, monopolistic practices, price-gouging and more in lawsuit

%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09%09Apple earlier today filed a patent royalty lawsuit against Qualcomm, alleging the firm failed to pay owed rebates in retaliation for Apple''s part in a Korean antitrust investigation. The claims goes further, however, accusing the chip (appleinsider)


Climate change, LGBT rights removed from White House website - CNET

Commentary: It's a new day under President Donald Trump, with new priorities. Civil rights isn't one of them, it seems. (feedproxy.google)


Apple gross margin likely impacted by alleged $1B Qualcomm 'extortion,' but lawsuits might lead to better chip deals

Ruminating on Apple's recently announced lawsuit against Qualcomm for allegedly withholding $1 billion in vendor rebates, RBC Capital Markets analyst Amit Daryanani believes the consequent hit to Apple gross margin could help the comp (appleinsider)


NASA Opens Media Accreditation for Next SpaceX Space Station Cargo Launch

Media accreditation now is open for launch of the next SpaceX commercial cargo resupply services mission to the International Space Station, currently targeted for no earlier than February. (nasa.gov)


350,000 Twitter bot sleeper cell betrayed by love of Star Wars and Windows Phone

Computer researchers uncover yuuuge dormant armyComputer boffins Juan Echeverria and Shi Zhou at University College London have chanced across a dormant Twitter botnet made up of more than 350,000 accounts with a fondness for quoting Star Wars novels.? (register)


Uber Hires Former Google Search Chief Amit Singhal As SVP of Engineering

The former Senior Vice President of Search and employee number 176 at Google has joined the ride-hailing company Uber as SVP of Engineering. TechCrunch is reporting that ''Singhal will be heading up the Maps and Marketplace departments at Uber, while also (rss.slashdot)




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