Day: April 13, 2019

Ecuador Complains Julian Assange Was a Bad Housegust, Neglected His Pet Cat

The BBC reports that Ecuador’s foreign minister Jose Valencia has been sharing complaints about Julian Assange’s conduct during his stay in Ecuador’s embassy — for example, that Julian Assange “damaged the facilities by riding his skateboard and playing football, despite being told not to do so.” Cleaning staff, Mr Valencia said, had described “improper hygienic…

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order: Trailer, Purge Troopers, star, story revealed – CNET

Actor Cameron Monaghan of Shameless and Gotham will star in the Star Wars game, which arrives in November for PS4, Xbox One and PC. …read more Source:: CNet

Microsoft discloses security breach impacting some Outlook accounts

Incident took place after hackers compromised a Microsoft support agent’s account. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Law enforcement taps Google’s Sensorvault for location data, report says – CNET

The database is for targeting ads and seeing how effective they are. But it’s reportedly also been a treasure trove for police. …read more Source:: CNet

Stratolaunch, world’s largest airplane, takes flight for first time – CNET

Paul Allen’s rocket-launching dream plane takes to the skies at long last. …read more Source:: CNet

Flat Earther Now Wants to Launch His Homemade Rocket Into Space

At a flat-earth conference in May, Mad Mike Hughes will announce details of “an Antarctic expedition with the goal of reaching the edge of the world…to prove once and for all that this Earth is flat.” But before that, he’s heading for outer space. An anonymous reader quotes PhillyVoice: If you recognize the name Mad…

These Wire Strippers Are Made From PCBs

The rise in cheap PCB fabrication has made old-school prototyping methods such as wire wrapping somewhat passé, but it still has its place. And if you’re going to wire wrap, you’re going to want a quick and easy way to strip that fine Kynar-insulated wire. So why not use PCB material to make this handy…

New Star Wars Disney attraction will spew soda from thermal detonators – CNET

Visitors to Galaxy’s Edge can taste blue milk, customize lightsabers and listen to new Star Wars music, a Star Wars Celebration panel reveals. …read more Source:: CNet

Amazon and Google Fight Bill That Prohibits Secretly Recording You

An anonymous reader quotes Vice: On Wednesday, the Illinois State Senate passed the Keep Internet Devices Safe Act, a bill that would ban manufacturers of devices that can record audio from doing so remotely without disclosing it to the customer. But after lobbying from trade associations that represent the interests of Google, Amazon — makers…

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order: Watch the trailer, game reveal live now – CNET

The maker of Apex Legends and Titanfall is unveiling its Star Wars game. Follow it live here. …read more Source:: CNet