Canadian Government Accused of Trying to Introduce Internet Censorship

Canadian Government Accused of Trying to Introduce Internet Censorship Published on May 03, 2021 at 01:34PM “After more than 25 years of Canadian governments pursuing a hands-off approach to the online world, the government of Justin Trudeau is now pushing Bill C-10, a law that would see Canadians subjected to…

Why is F34 the Most Popular Fedora Linux in Years?

Why is F34 the Most Popular Fedora Linux in Years? Published on May 03, 2021 at 09:34AM This week ZDNet dedicated an article to “the most popular Fedora Linux in years.” Red Hat’s community Linux distribution Fedora has always been popular with open-source and Linux developers, but this latest release,…

North Carolina To Kick $845.8M of Apple Employees’ State Taxes Back To Apple

North Carolina To Kick $845.8M of Apple Employees’ State Taxes Back To Apple Published on May 03, 2021 at 06:34AM Long-time Slashdot reader theodp writes: The announcement Monday that Apple Inc. would locate its new high-tech campus in Research Triangle Park,” reports The News&Observer’s Tyler Dukes, “was heralded as a…

Should Colleges Break Down How Much Money Students Make For Each Major?

Should Colleges Break Down How Much Money Students Make For Each Major? Published on May 03, 2021 at 03:34AM The Boston Globe published some thoughts from a professor of political science at Fordham University: A bipartisan group of senators, including Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island,…

Tesla Has Already Sold 10% of Its Bitcoin

Tesla Has Already Sold 10% of Its Bitcoin Published on May 03, 2021 at 02:04AM Newsweek writes: Elon Musk has hit back at a critic who claimed he pumped and dumped Bitcoin to “make a fortune” after Tesla reported first quarter earnings that surpassed market expectations… The company appears to…

Elon Musk Teased on Twitter with Ideas for SNL Comedy Sketches

Elon Musk Teased on Twitter with Ideas for SNL Comedy Sketches Published on May 03, 2021 at 12:34AM “Always the innovator, Elon Musk is crowdsourcing ideas for his upcoming Saturday Night Live appearance,” writes USA Today. SFGate reports: Both Musk fans and critics weighed in, with the tweet drawing over…

Investigation Finds Links Between Seamy Slander Sites and Reputation-Management Services

Investigation Finds Links Between Seamy Slander Sites and Reputation-Management Services Published on May 02, 2021 at 11:34PM This week the New York Times published their online investigation into the seamy world of the professional slander industry. (Alternate URL.) At first glance, the websites appear amateurish. They have names like BadGirlReports.date,…

GitHub Joins Movement Against Google’s FLOC

GitHub Joins Movement Against Google’s FLOC Published on May 02, 2021 at 10:34PM An anonymous reader quotes Inside.com’s developer newsletter: GitHub is blocking Google’s new third-party cookie tracking alternative, Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC), across all of GitHub Pages. Those GitHub Pages served from the github.io domain will now come…

Survey Confirms Popularity of JavaScript, Python, C/C++, While C# Overtakes PHP

Survey Confirms Popularity of JavaScript, Python, C/C++, While C# Overtakes PHP Published on May 02, 2021 at 09:34PM Analyst firm SlashData surveyed over 19,000 respondents from 155 countries for its “State of the Developer Nation” survey — and now estimates that there’s 24.3 million active developers worldwide. TechRadar reports: The…

With a Rare Nighttime Splashdown, SpaceX Returns Four ISS Astronauts to Earth

With a Rare Nighttime Splashdown, SpaceX Returns Four ISS Astronauts to Earth Published on May 02, 2021 at 08:34PM Four astronauts in a SpaceX Dragon capsule successfully splashed down into the Gulf of Mexico this morning at 2:57 a.m. ET — returning from the International Space Station in the first…