"Dell to interview banks for IPO instead of acquisition: WSJ" ["The move to interview banks for an IPO shows there are increasing tensions between Dell and investors who have said the deal undervalues some of its stock, the Journal reported."] Reuters 4:57 PM
"News Site to Investigate Big Tech, Helped by Craigslist Founder: The Markup, dedicated to investigating technology and its effect on society, will be led by two former ProPublica journalists. Craig Newmark gave $20 million to help fund the operation." New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:04 PM
"Firefox bug crashes your browser and sometimes your PC: Bug affects Firefox on Mac, Linux, and Windows, but not Android." ZDNet 5:53 PM
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"Toyota Might Finally Support Android Auto" UberGizmo 12:49 PM
"I tried to buy a sweater on H&M's site, Firefox told me to stop: You think all your favorite retail sites are secure? It appears they might not be." Morningstar 7:10 AM
"PayPal Bans Infowars Over Hate Speech: InfoWars says PayPal gave it 10 days to find an alternate payment provider before terminating the service. The company joins Twitter, Facebook and YouTube in banning the site." PC Magazine 9/21
"PayPal Cuts Off Infowars, Joining Other Tech Giants" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9/21
"PayPal bans Infowars for promoting hate" The Verge 9/21
"ATO extends Windows Server 2003 support to 2019" ZDNet 9/21
"NYT sues FCC, says it hid evidence of Russia meddling in net neutrality repeal" Ars Technica 9/21
"FCC angers cities and towns with $2 billion giveaway to wireless carriers: Cities will get less revenue, and carriers won't face any new requirements." Ars Technica 9/21
"China's Chilling 'Social Credit System' Is Straight Out of Dystopian Sci-Fi, And It's Already Switched On: Like Black Mirror. Totally like Black Mirror." ["That's because the massive project, which has been slowly coming together for over a decade, is about assigning an individual trust score to each and every citizen, and to businesses too. According to China's Communist Party, the system will 'allow the trustworthy to roam freely under heaven while making it hard for the discredited to take a single step'."]" Science Alert 9/21
"In Defense of Amazon's Alexa Microwave" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:10 AM
"6 ways the first Android phone changed absolutely everything: 10 years after Google's T-Mobile G1 (aka HTC Dream) launched, it's clear how Android challenged the iPhone from the very beginning." CNET 6:57 AM
"Artificial Intelligence Has a Strange New Muse: Our Sense of Smell" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6:57 AM
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"How To Run SpeedTest From The Linux Terminal" AddictiveTips 6:57 AM
"Go deeper: The details of Facebook's launch into the datingsphere" Axios 9/22
"Just Don't Call It Privacy: Amazon, Google and Twitter executives are heading to Congress. Should legislators give consumers control over the data companies have on them?" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9/22
"Don't fall for this clever Netflix phishing email scam" BGR 9/22
"Dow Industrials Rise as Trade Worries Dampen: Blue-chip index is on track for its best weekly stretch since July 13" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9/21
"Asian markets rally and Shanghai Composite logs best week in over 2 years: Asian stocks markets on Friday registered strong gains for the day and week, with the Shanghai Composite notching its best weekly run in more than two years, extending on a rally seen overnight in Europe and the U.S." MarketWatch 9/21
"Europe stocks score strongest weekly win since March, lifted by global rally: Buoyed by enthusiasm for global stocks, Europe's main bourse closed higher and registered its best weekly gain since March, adding another positive session on Friday with financials and major oil companies doing the heavy lifting." MarketWatch 9/21
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