CDC studying e-scooters; Warren’s Tech Antitrust Plan; Facebook fighting on all fronts now; Apple’s video service; Lucky Palmer Luckey; inside Twitter’s health plan; Amazon ousts merchants, caught selling counterfeits of books, again; Shockwave gone; cash in stores; Carolla; Umbrella Academy; the Spy & the Traitor; hipster fail; Tim/Apple double & triple down.
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New Zealand measles outbreak worst ‘in years’ with 22 cases confirmed
It Cost Nearly a Million Dollars to Treat an Unvaccinated Kid With Tetanus
CDC, city of Austin partner to study spike in e-scooter related accidents, injuries
The CDC is studying the rise in e-scooter injuries for the first time as start-ups expand to more cities
IN THE NEWS
How Silicon Valley Will Try to Kneecap Elizabeth Warren’s Antitrust Plan Before It Has Legs
Here’s how we can break up Big Tech
Where Warren’s Wrong
Facebook backtracks after removing Warren ads calling for Facebook breakup
Facebook vs. Apple
Apple will finally unveil its streaming video service on March 25th
Palmer Luckey’s company earned a contract for the Pentagon’s Project Maven AI program
Inside Twitter’s ambitious plan to change the way we tweet
Amazon ousted thousands of merchants with no notice — showing the danger of relying on the shopping platform
Amazon caught selling counterfeits of publisher’s computer books—again
Amazon lifts restriction on sellers criticized as anti-competitive: source
Adobe Shockwave will be discontinued on April 9th
Sinemia is terminating accounts and users don’t know why
Philadelphia is the first US city to ban cashless stores
Adam Carolla – Not Taco Bell Material
The Umbrella Academy
The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley
Taika Waititi Just Gave Apple’s Time Bandits TV Series a Huge Boost
Hunt for the Wilderpeople
AT THE LIBRARY
The Spy and the Traitor – The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War by Ben Macintyre
Messing with the Enemy – Surviving in a Social Media World of Hackers, Terrorists, Russians, and Fake News by Clint Watts
MORON OF THE WEEK
Man angry his photo was used to prove all hipsters look alike — then learns it wasn’t him
Trump Rolls Out New Explanation for Calling Tim Cook “Tim Apple,” Which Contradicts His First Explanation
Record-Setting 5,000 People Stand in the Rain for Hours to See if They Are a Stem Cell Match for 5-Year-Old Battling Cancer
The Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi
The Consuming Fire by John Scalzi
The Privacy, Security, & OSINT Show – 113-The Creepy Things Apple Knows About You (and Me)
From hard drive to over-heard drive: Boffins convert spinning rust into eavesdropping mic
UK’s ICO event on targeted ads opens floor to the adtech industry: Anybody? No? Speak for 10 minutes. Hello?
On Disability and on Facebook? Uncle Sam Wants to Watch What You Post
Car alarms with security flaws put 3 million vehicles at risk of hijack
U.S. users are leaving Facebook by the millions, Edison Research says
The ‘Xbox Maverick’ console will be named ‘Xbox One S All-Digital Edition,’ preorders in April 2019
Amazon S3 Glacier pricing
SANS Cyber Aces
Hal Blaine, Wrecking Crew Drummer and Rock Hall of Fame Member, Dies at 90
Unstructured 132 – Jason DeFillippo: podcaster, producer, and programmer extraordinaire