The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) expands the rights of Californians over their data. Starting in 2020, Californians have the right to know what personal information is being collected, access it, see with whom their data is being shared, and opt-out of the sale of that data. Source: Mozilla
In May of , San Francisco became the first city in the United States to ban local government use of face surveillance technology.San Francisco’s ban was enacted with overwhelming support from the City’s Board of Supervisors as part of the city’s Stop Secret Surveillance Ordinance. The Stop Secret Surveillance Ordinance banned the use of face surveillance by local […]
AP reports: BERLIN — Germany is shutting down one of its seven remaining nuclear power plants as part of a planned phase-out of atomic energy production by the end of 2022. Utility company EnBW has said it will take the Philippsburg Nuclear Power Plant off the grid at 7 p.m. (1800 GMT) Tuesday.
Anil Dash, the CEO of Glitch, on the importance of the open web: Every day, millions of people rely on independent websites that are mostly created by regular people, weren’t designed as mobile apps, connect deeply to culture, and aren’t run by the giant tech companies. These are a vision of not just what the […]
Deutsche Bank researched prices for five star hotel rooms in 54 cities world wide, which it defined as a Hyatt Regency with a view. Where Hyatt Regency did not have a property in a prominent location, Park Hyatt Hotels were used. In some cities, the bank ended up using other brands of hotels. The results […]
Protonmail, a Swiss-based, end-to-end encrypted email service, has introduced a calendar in beta: ProtonCalendar uses end-to-end encryption to keep all your events’ sensitive information private and secure. The event title, description, location, and participants for every event are encrypted on your device before they reach our servers, so that no third party (including ProtonMail) can see […]
Rank Employer 1 Alphabet 2 Microsoft 3 Red Hat 4 Apple 5 SAP 6 Costco Wholesale 7 Contemporary Amperex Technology 8 Cisco Systems 9 Neste 10 Amazon Source: Forbes Alphabet was number one for the third year in a row. Amazon was number ten despite criticism of its employment practices.
It is interesting to see the airlines that have grown and declined over the last decade. Measured by scheduled seats, OAG reports that American Airlines is the largest airline in the world beating out Delta, which held the top spot in 2010. Even so, Delta’s scheduled seats grew by 20% from 2010 to 2019. Other […]
MONSEY, N.Y. — An intruder with a large knife burst into the home of a Hasidic rabbi in a New York suburb on Saturday, stabbing and wounding five people just as they were gathering to light candles for Hanukkah, officials and a witness said. Monsey Stabbing: 5 Wounded at Rabbi’s Home in N.Y. Suburb – […]
Early in 2019 I was cleaning up my Lightroom library. I ran a Lightroom plugin called Teekesselchen by Michael Bungenstock to identify duplicate files. The plugin seemed to work well. It helped me to identify many duplicates. However, for reasons I don’t understand, some images that had been flagged as “Picks” lost that flag. It’s […]