The grumps are back in the saddle; bots in the wild; Uber, Airbnb, Lyft, Tinder & Facebook shenanigans; Apple Music steals music, Reznor to the rescue; OpenAI; BeautifulPeople hacked; Tilt Brush; ResetPlug; Twin Peaks cast; Star Trek is back; Oldchella!
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IN THE NEWS
Google Chrome Is Now the Most Popular Web Browser
Somebody just put Yahoo up for sale on Craigslist
Bitcoin ‘creator’ backs out of Satoshi coin move ‘proof’
Tensions over Airbnb heightened during Jazz Fest
Uber faces class-action lawsuit over text campaign supporting Austin ballot measure
Uber finally explained why it refuses to include a tip button in its app
Here’s why you might want to tip your Uber driver
Lyft and GM to Test Autonomous Chevy Bolts on Public Roads within 12 Months
Soon To Arrive, The Driverless Truck Will Eliminate Million Of Jobs In The U.S.
Tinder and Facebook collide: This isn’t going to be awkward at all
Facebook May Have Been Syncing Every Photo You’ve Ever Taken On Your Phone
Apple to Revamp Streaming Music Service After Mixed Reviews, Departures
Apple Stole My Music. No, Seriously.
Inside OpenAI, Elon Musk’s Wild Plan to Set Artificial Intelligence Free
Social Media is Turning Us Into Thoughtless Political Extremists
Column: Why click-bait will be the death of journalism
UNEMPLOYED? HAWAII WANTS YOU TO MOVE THERE SO IT CAN GIVE YOU A JOB.
3D Printing The Void
Hack Brief: Site for ‘Beautiful’ People Suffers Ugly Million-Member Breach
Electric utility hit by ransomware shuts down IT systems for a week
Hundreds of Spotify credentials appear online – users report accounts hacked, emails changed
COMMENT OF THE WEEK
Why the NRA hates smart guns
AT THE LIBRARY
The Jennifer Morgue (Laundry Files Book 2) – Charlie Stross
Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else by: Geoff Colvin
SOFTWARE, APPS, AND GADGETS
Tilt Brush by Google
The ‘Twin Peaks’ Revival Cast List Has 217 Names And It’s Insane
‘Twin Peaks’ Cast: Who’s Making It Back To The Show & Which Notable Cast Members Won’t Be Returning
New Mutants Director Offers Interview With The Vampire Update
New Star Trek Series To Stream Weekly, Debut in January
‘Lost’ Episode Of Huell Howser’s ‘California’s Gold’ To Air Monday
Midnight Oil reform and announce a world tour
How Six Classic Rock Legends United for One Mega Festival
Putting the Tesla HEPA Filter and Bioweapon Defense Mode to the Test
iPhone Tricks Allows You To Change Icons From Squares To Circles
New curiously scaled beetle species from New Britain named after ‘Star Wars’ Chewbacca
THE WEB’S NOT DEAD
Starbucks Don’t Spell Your Name Wrong Every Single Time By Accident
Texas Man Launched GoFundMe Campaign So He Can Buy Dave Grohl.
Get ready for the Annual World Naked Gardening Day (WNGD)!
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