Rogue satellites; uplifting Musk; migrating Birds; AirBnB reality; YouTube & Wikipedia; Equifax CIO caught; Theranos fraud; Trim app; hodl the door; privacy review; citizen scores; Yahoo class-action; the Gall—Peters Projection; YouPic; RIP Hawking.
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Falcon Heavy & Starman
FCC Accuses Stealthy Startup of Launching Rogue Satellites
Elon Musk crashes SXSW panel to talk about space travel
Spotify’s first day of trading will be April 3
FOR NEWS PUBLISHERS, FACEBOOK IS A LESS RELIABLE FRIEND
The Price of Wonderland: Homeless Disney Worker Dies in Car
IN THE NEWS
Bird, the Uber for Scooters, Just Raised $100 Million
First the dockless bikes, now scooters.
City of Santa Monica Prevails Against AirBnB and HomeAway
What Airbnb Did to New York City
Lyft is testing a Netflix-style monthly subscription plan
Twitter reportedly suspended users that steal memes and force viral tweets
BAD ACTORS ARE USING SOCIAL MEDIA EXACTLY AS DESIGNED
YouTube will add information from Wikipedia to videos about conspiracies
YouTube didn’t tell Wikipedia about its plans for Wikipedia
Equifax’s former CIO just got charged with insider trading
SEC charges Theranos with “massive fraud,” CEO Holmes stripped of control
THERANOS AND SILICON VALLEY’S ‘FAKE IT TILL YOU MAKE IT’ CULTURE
France is suing Google and Apple over ‘abusive’ developer contracts
The Snapchat Ad That Joked About Rihanna and Domestic Violence Was Approved by a Human
Cloudflare’s Cache Can ‘Substantially Assist’ Copyright Infringers, Court Rules
Do You Own Bitcoin? The IRS Is Coming for You
APPS & DOODADS
Twitter is working on a camera-first feature that could threaten Snap
Slim Selfie Drone Camera
JJRC H49 SOL 720P WIFI FPV Ultrathin Foldable Selfie Drone with Beauty Altitude Hold Mode RC Quadcopter RTF – Black
Jobs at Trim
‘Star Wars Battlefront II’ Loot Box Overhaul Detailed
Cryptocurrencies: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Ricky Gervais: Humanity
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Amazon Prime’s Streaming Numbers Are Out, and They’re Surprisingly Underwhelming
Trailer: Monty Python and the Holy Grail as a serious action drama
AT THE LIBRARY
Privacy: And How to Get It Back by: B. J. Mendelson
Former Equifax Executive Charged With Insider Trading
Feds Bust CEO Allegedly Selling Custom BlackBerry Phones to Sinaloa Drug Cartel
Would you choose a partner based on their ‘citizen score’?
Madison Square Garden Has Been Secretly Using Face Recognition Tech: Report
Judge Says Users Can Sue Yahoo for Massive Breach
115 batshit stupid things you can put on the internet in as fast as I can go by Dan Tentler
“It’s Fine,” They Said. “Just Ship It,” They Said.
This Video Shows Reactions of Angelenos Seeing the Moon Through a 12″ Telescope
A More Accurate World Map Wins Prestigious Japanese Design Award
MORON OF THE WEEK
YouPic is building a new economy around photography- using Blockchain
Trump Proposes U.S. ‘Space Force’ to Guard the Galaxy
NRA Responds to National Walkout Honoring Students Killed by AR-15 by Tweeting Glamour Photo of AR-15
Are You Still You if Your Brain Is Uploaded?
Buy 3 Get 1 FREE! SQ w/ Clean Tech
Stephen Hawking’s final words to the internet: robots aren’t the problem, capitalism is