C-YA, Imzy; burrito hacks; net neutrality; Uber owes; patent trolls; Mossberg signs out; beatings iris scans; tainted news; Amazon’s brick & mortar; Fire stick & Alexa; Opera FTW; Adam Curry’s still at it; Twin Peaks returns; AI paint colors; Ask Jeeves.
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Imzy is shutting down
Chipotle says hackers stole payment card info in data breach
British Airways: Computer problems hit passengers
As Machines Take Jobs, Companies Need to Get Creative About Making New Ones
How AWS Cloud is demolishing the cult of youth
IN THE NEWS
FCC Releases Text of Title II Rollback NPRM
Don’t Freak Out About the FCC’s New Approach to Net Neutrality
Congressional internet privacy bill would counter FCC rollbacks
Twitter has a list of things it thinks you’re interested in — here’s how to see it
Medium’s existential makeover continues with a revamped homepage
Uber to Repay Millions to Drivers, Who Could Be Owed Far More
A Silicon Valley technical women’s group has cut ties with Uber, citing ‘continuing allegations’ about the treatment of female employees
Inside Facebook’s plan to eat another $350 billion IT market
HOW FACEBOOK SEES THE WORLD
At Google, an Employee-Run Email List Tracks Harassment and Bias Complaints
Now You Can Give Your LinkedIn Profile Picture a Makeover
Apple’s AI Director: Here’s How to Supercharge Deep Learning
Supreme Court Ruling Could Hinder ‘Patent Trolls’
Mossberg: The Disappearing Computer
It’s Alarmingly Easy to Hack the Samsung Galaxy S8’s Iris Scanner
Walk this way: Researchers claim new authentication technology based on the way people walk
Russian Hackers Are Using ‘Tainted’ Leaks to Sow Disinformation
US senator wants to make sure the FTC takes smart toys seriously
Introducing Travel Mode: Protect your data when crossing borders
Trump has an iPhone with one app: Twitter
AT THE LIBRARY
American Kingpin: The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road by Nick Bilton
Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal by Nick Bilton
Red Rising by Pierce Brown
Golden Son by Pierce Brown
The Berlin Project by Gregory Benford
Amazon To Open A Cozy Conglomerate Bookstore In Century City
Photos: Inside Amazon’s first New York City bookstore
Why We Are Self Publishing the Aviary Cookbook – Lessons From the Alinea Book.
Neil Gaiman will read the Cheesecake Factory menu if fans raise $500,000 for refugee charity
APPS & DOODADS
Amazon’s Fire TV Stick gets a smart upgrade to work with Alexa
Alexa on Fire TV
OS X: An Easier Keyboard Shortcut for Paste and Match Style
Download Chrome Extension
Xmarks Bookmark Sync
Shure MV88 iOS Digital Stereo Condenser Microphone – $149
Elite Cuisine EGC-007 Maxi-Matic Egg Cooker
Let’s jam—Jamboard is now available
The new Nokia 3310 is too basic for 2017
Nokia ‘brick’ phones make excellent sex toys, survey finds
Adam Curry’s Podcaster Pro Aims to be All-in-One Podcasting Solution
Podcaster Pro by Adam Curry
Playlist: All 225 of the Cure’s songs, ranked – minus the 16 that aren’t on Spotify.
An AI invented a bunch of new paint colors that are hilariously wrong
Why Everyone Stopped Asking Jeeves
The Kardashev Scale – Type I, II, III, IV & V Civilization
The US Library of Congress Just Put 25 Million Records Online, Free of Charge
Star Wars TIE Fighter Gas BBQ, Grills The Star Wars Logo On Your Food
The Cloud Is a Lie
This is the easiest way to prevent malware on your Android device
James Bond fan’s heartwarming Roger Moore story goes viral after actor’s death
Ben & Jerry’s bans two scoops of same flavor until marriage equality comes to Australia