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Cinnamon 4.0 Desktop Environment Promises to Be Fast and Have No Screen Tearing

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Google?s iron grip on Android: Controlling open source by any means necessary

From the archives: Android is open?except for all the good parts. (arstechnica)


The Cashless Society is a Con -- and Big Finance is Behind It

An anonymous reader quotes this opinion piece by former derivatives broker Brett Scott:Banks are closing ATMs and branches in an attempt to \nudge\ users towards digital services -- and it\s all for their own benefit... I recently got a letter from my ba (rss.slashdot)


Norwegian elders tops in masturbation

More than 90 per cent of Norwegian men between the ages of 60 and 75 are sexually active, as are almost 75 per cent of Norwegian women. (sciencenordic)


Uber Bans Driver Who Secretly Livestreamed Hundreds of Passengers

Lauren Weinstein tipped us off to this story from Mashable: Hundreds of Uber and Lyft rides have been broadcast live on Twitch by driver Jason Gargac this year, St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Saturday, all of them without the passengers' permission. Ga (rss.slashdot)


Rome's Subway Expansion Reveals Artifacts From The Ancient Past

All roads may lead to Rome, but once you get there, good luck taking the subway. The sprawling metropolis is expanding its mass transit system -- a sluggish process made even slower as workers keep running into buried ancient ruins. From a report: 'I foun (rss.slashdot)


The unsung heroes of Comic-Con are there for your cosplay wardrobe malfunctions - CNET

And they do it for free. (feedproxy.google)


A Fifth Undocumented Cisco Backdoor Has Been Discovered

Cisco released 25 security updates Wednesday, including a critical patch removing an undocumented password for 'root' accounts of Cisco Policy Suite (sold to ISPs and large corporate clients). 'The vulnerability received a rare severity score of 9.8 out o (rss.slashdot)


Inside 'the reality distortion field': An early Apple employee told us what it was like having Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak as his bosses (AAPL)

Joe Shelton joined Apple in 1979, when the company had fewer than 100 employees, and his desk was 30 feet from founder Steve Jobs. He was the first product manager for the original Mac.Shelton told us what it was like dealing with Jobs' infamous 'reali (feedproxy.google)


Slashdot Asks: Do You Need To Properly Eject a USB Drive Before Yanking it Out?

In a story earlier this week, Popular Science magazine explored an age-old topic: Do people need to safely eject a USB stick before they pull it from their computer? The magazine's take on it -- which is, as soon any ongoing transfer of files is complete, (rss.slashdot)


SpaceX launches record-setting satellite with block 5 Falcon 9 rocket - CNET

Elon Musk's rocket company launched the final iteration of its workhorse rocket carrying the biggest communications satellite ever. (feedproxy.google)


The Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald gives us our first look at a classic Harry Potter character

The Fantastic Beasts trailer debuted at San Deigo Comic Con and features Harry Potter's Nicolas Flamel (gamesradar)


Strange Math Equations May Underlie the Laws of Nature (Today's Top Science Headline)

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Comic-Con 2018: New Netflix trailer for Matt Groening's Disenchantment - CNET

A princess, an elf and ogres galore. See more of Netflix's new animated show from the creator of The Simpsons. (feedproxy.google)


10 new and notable (and 1 WTF) Android apps from the last two weeks including Notes by Firefox, Moment - Pro Camera, and Enpass6 Beta (7/7/18 - 7/21/18)

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous two weeks or so. The most notable release is, of course, Notes by Firefox, but& (feedproxy.google)


Beef Jerky and Other Processed Meats Associated with Manic Episodes

A new study reports eating processed meats could contribute to mania associated with bipolar disorder. Researchers found people who had been hospitalized for mania were 3.5 times more likely to have eaten cured meats prior to admittance. (feedproxy.google)


MOTHERGUNSHIP Launches FPS Rogue-Lite to PC, PS4, and Xbox One

FPS Rogue-lite MOTHERGUNSHIP is available now on PC, PS4, and Xbox One!View Article (escapistmagazine)


Epic first Aquaman trailer makes a splash at Comic-Con 2018 - CNET

Talking to fish never looked so good. (feedproxy.google)


NetBSD 8.0 Released

Slashdot reader fisted quotes NetBSD.org: The NetBSD Project is pleased to announce NetBSD 8.0, the sixteenth major release of the NetBSD operating system. This release brings stability improvements, hundreds of bug fixes, and many new features. Some high (rss.slashdot)


New Trailers Debuted at Comic-Con Include Aquaman, Shazam, and The Simpsons

Today Comic-Con attendees were treated to new trailers and previews for a slew of upcoming geek-friendly movies. An anonymous reader writes:Besides footage from Wonder Woman 1984, there were also trailers for DC's Aquaman movie, plus a new DC superhero (rss.slashdot)




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