After Math: Stay cool

€20: You cannot get caught out within the warmth in the event you by no means go away your air conditioned home and Netflix is right here to assist. The streaming service is outwardly toying with a new “Ultra” tier. It’s similar to the present €14 “Premium” tier however, you realize, pricier. $5 million: The […]

UK politicians push for FOSTA SESTA-style intercourse censorship

A self-appointed group of MPs (the “All-Party Parliamentary Group on Prostitution and the Global Sex Trade”) fronted by Ms. Champion made a call to ban “prostitution websites” throughout a Wednesday House of Commons debate. Conflating intercourse work with trafficking similar to their American counterparts, they claim web sites the place staff promote and display purchasers […]

Teledildonics gave me the reward of long-distance intercourse with a stranger

Eight years later teledildonics would cross from science-fiction predictions into vibratory actuality, changing into the goal of federal laws and patent litigation. In 1999, NBC reported on a pair of “cyberdildonic” gadgets that had been “likely to touch off a commercial land rush to the new frontier.” That land rush has but to materialize, however […]

After Math: Huge hamster balls

28 p.c improve: Cheating at boardgames is a long-held privilege of older siblings across the globe, however that custom might quickly be coming to an finish now that Alexa has learned how to play. As a part of a brand new line of boardgames, dubbed Voice Originals, the digital assistant will assist lay down the […]

How France beat Russian meddling (and we might, too)

This is a tune individuals have been singing for a while — that Trump’s fully not-compromised-by-Russia cupboard of crazies has been ignoring the problem and avoiding doing any work on stopping extra of what occurred 17 months in the past. Unless, after all, cyber-warrior John Bolton is making ready to tear off his shirt and […]

Microsoft’s ICE involvement illustrates tech’s denial drawback

What few folks knew, and what I found in our interview, was that the foundational idea driving the Commodore 64 was Tramiel’s imaginative and prescient for a future by which the Holocaust and its focus camps (from which Jack survived however his father didn’t) would by no means be capable to occur once more. In […]

The scary truths about Trump’s nuclear summit

The summit got here after a year-and-a-half of each males terrorizing the world with open threats of thermonuclear annihilation and infantile public insults. Trump derisively nicknamed the North Korean dictator “Rocket Man” and referred to as him “fat and short,” whereas Kim called Trump “a mentally deranged U.S. dotard.” This week’s historic assembly was almost […]

FCC shrugs at pretend cell towers across the White House

But when lawmakers formally requested Ajit Pai and the FCC to research the DHS confirmation of unauthorized cell towers in use, Pai gave them the brush off — resulting in a giant WTF on the Energy & Commerce Democrats’ official Twitter account. Today’s insane information delivered to you by @AjitPaiFCC who JUST declined to research […]

After Math: You get what you pay for

$5: Amazon is giving its Prime members a little bit of a reduction on its month-to-month limitless grocery supply service, Amazon Pantry, dropping the price by two bucks a month. Of course that solely applies to orders over $40 and assumes you have not damaged one in every of the monopoly’s unwritten rules, through which […]

It's too simple to trick your Echo into spying on you

Danielle (who recognized herself solely by her first title) and her household had been going about their regular lives when her husband’s worker unexpectedly referred to as them and urged them to show off all of the Amazon gadgets of their house. Alexa had apparently despatched him recordings of conversations of their home — they […]