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September 20, 2022

Morgan Stanley Hard Drives With Client Data Turn Up On Auction Site

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the New York Times: Morgan Stanley Smith Barney has agreed to pay a $35 million fine to settle claims […]
September 20, 2022

Denmark and Germany Now Building the World’s Longest Immersed Tunnel

Descending up to 40 meters beneath the Baltic Sea, the world’s longest immersed tunnel will link Denmark and Germany, slashing journey times between the two countries […]
September 20, 2022

Shutterstock Is Removing AI-Generated Images

Shutterstock appears to be removing images generated by AI systems like DALL-E and Midjourney. Motherboard reports: On Shutterstock, searches for images tagged “Midjourney” yielded several photos […]
September 20, 2022

Charter Must Pay $1.1 Billion After Cable Technician Murdered Customer

Charter Communications must pay over $1.1 billion to the estate and family of an 83-year-old woman murdered in her home by a Spectrum cable technician, a […]
September 20, 2022

Civil Rights Groups Are Calling On Amazon To Cancel ‘Ring Nation’ Reality Show

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: On Tuesday, 40 civil rights groups published an open letter calling on MGM Television executives to cancel the […]
September 20, 2022

Document Foundation Starts Charging For ‘Free’ LibreOffice

The Document Foundation, the organization that tends the open source productivity suite LibreOffice, has decided to start charging for one version of the software. The Register […]
September 20, 2022

How to quickly extract delimited data using Microsoft Excel Power Query

Extracting characters or components from a value requires specialized functions in Microsoft Excel, but Power Query doesn’t. Try Power Query the next time you have to […]
September 20, 2022

YouTube Targets TikTok With Revenue Sharing For Shorts, Partner Program Expansion

Today, YouTube announced major changes to its YouTube Partner Program, allowing creators to earn ad revenue on Shorts, its TikTok competitor. TechCrunch reports: Now, Shorts creators […]
September 20, 2022

Germany’s Blanket Data Retention Law Is Illegal, EU Top Court Says

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: Germany’s general data retention law violates EU law, Europe’s top court ruled on Tuesday, dealing a blow to […]