Court Rules Amazon Liable for Hoverboard that Burst Into Flames

Court Rules Amazon Liable for Hoverboard that Burst Into Flames Published on May 01, 2021 at 10:34PM Amazon accounts for “roughly half of all online sales,” while “more than half of all the stuff sold by Amazon comes from third parties,” reports a business columnist for the Los Angeles Times.…

CNN Says ‘Move Over, Bitcoin. Ethereum is at an All-Time High’

CNN Says ‘Move Over, Bitcoin. Ethereum is at an All-Time High’ Published on May 01, 2021 at 09:34PM CNN writes: Bitcoin prices continued their rebound Saturday, rising about 6% to nearly $58,000. But the world’s largest cryptocurrency has been overshadowed lately by its younger sibling, Ethereum. Ethereum, or ether for…

Former Netflix IT Executive Convicted of Fraud and Taking Bribes

Former Netflix IT Executive Convicted of Fraud and Taking Bribes Published on May 01, 2021 at 08:34PM Business Insider reports: Former Netflix vice president of IT Michael Kail was convicted by a federal jury on Friday of 28 counts of fraud and money laundering, the U.S. Department of Justice announced…

Proxima Centauri Shoots Out Humongous Flare, with Big Implications for Alien Life

Proxima Centauri Shoots Out Humongous Flare, with Big Implications for Alien Life Published on May 01, 2021 at 07:34PM “Scientists have spotted one of the largest stellar flares ever recorded in our galaxy,” reports Space.com: The jets of plasma shot outward from the sun’s nearest neighbor, the red dwarf star…

Opera Integrates Blockchain-Powered Domains, Providing Access to the Decentralized Web

Opera Integrates Blockchain-Powered Domains, Providing Access to the Decentralized Web Published on May 01, 2021 at 06:34PM “Chromium-based web browser Opera is all set to fully integrate with blockchain domain name provider Unstoppable Domains,” reports TechRadar, “in a bid to provide millions of its users with decentralized web access.” Opera…

The FSF Clarifies Richard Stallman’s Role

The FSF Clarifies Richard Stallman’s Role Published on May 01, 2021 at 04:34PM Long-time Slashdot reader destinyland writes: This week the Free Software Foundation posted some new answers to frequently-asked questions “as the FSF board sets about the work of strengthening the Foundation’s governance structure.” The FAQ notes that most…

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