Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Uber to settle with Texas woman raped by driver in India

Uber has agreed to a settlement with a Texas woman raped by one of the company’s drivers in India in 2014, according to a...

Off Topic: Leonardo’s buyer, “The Crown,” rare avocados and Everglades weirdness in Florida

Remember back in November when an unknown (very) rich person paid $450.3 million at auction for Leonardo da Vinci’s painting “Salvator Mundi”? Well, we...

Microsoft releases ProcDump tool for Linux

Microsoft released a version of the company's ProdDump application for Linux. ProcDump is a long standing command line utility by Sysinternals, maker of widely used applications such as AutoRuns, ProcessExplorer or...

Add a scrolling minimap to Firefox

Minimap Scroller is a new browser extension for the Firefox web browser that adds a minimap that you can scroll to the web browser.Minimaps are best known from computer games; they...

How to enable Strict site isolation mode in Google Chrome

Strict site isolation is a new experimental feature of Google's Chrome web browser that ensures that processes are limited to pages from one site.Chrome's multi-process architecture was introduced with the release...

Silicon Valley tech firms hiring eye-candy models for parties at record rate: report

That lovely young woman at your tech company’s holiday party may profess to be tight with your firm’s most-talented software engineer, but she may...

Net neutrality advocates prepare for legal action against FCC

With exactly a week left till the FCC is expected to gut net neutrality protections, protests planned Thursday and on the day of the...

Bitcoin may break $20,000 mark very soon — here’s why

By the time you read this, the bitcoin price may already be higher than advertised. Bitcoin, as of 9:52 a.m. Pacific Time, is at...

Should you delete online accounts?

If you stop using an online account, should you delete that account or keep it? The question has no simple answer, as several factors play a role in the decision making...

Former Facebook executive joins Pinterest

Pinterest has hired a former Facebook executive to lead corporate and business development. Gary Johnson, who worked as Facebook’s director of corporate development for...

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