As I type this, the consumer rights organization has been broadcasting its live-reading of terms of service for Instagram, YouTube, Kindle, Spotify, Snapchat and other popular apps for more than one day and eight hours. (more…)
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When a computer stops behaving, the solution often involves looking up an obscure command and pasting it into the terminal -- even experienced administrators and programmers aren't immune to this, because remembering the exact syntax for commands you use once every couple years is a choresome task. (more…)
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The Freedom of Information Act specifies that government agencies must give a discount to "educational institutions" when they file requests, but for years, agencies led by the Department of Defense have argued that this discount only applies to faculty, not students, who would have to pay full rate even though they generally have less money to begin with. (more…)
Smartphone maker OnePlus is preparing to launch a new flagship smartphone, but the company still has a few older phones it’d like you to buy. So OnePlus is slashing prices by $50.
Now you can pick up a OnePlus X for $199 or a Oneplus 2 for $299.
The upcoming OnePlus 3 is expected to be unveiled during a press event on June 14th… which will be held in virtual reality.
A new Pew Research report finds that the number of single adults still living with their parents is at historically high levels -- in the US, the number of singles still at home outnumber the cohort of those living out of the house, something last seen in the 1880s. (more…)