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August 26, 2022

White House Pushes Journals To Drop Paywalls on Publicly Funded Research

Academic journals will have to provide immediate access to papers that are publicly funded, providing a big win for advocates of open research and ending a […]
August 26, 2022

New York City is Owed $500 Million in Parking Fines. No One is Paying Up

The company behind the bright green marijuana-themed trucks that crowd Manhattan’s tourist districts is now paying the price for repeatedly breaking the law. They haven’t been […]
August 26, 2022

Moderna Sues Pfizer Over Covid-19 Vaccine Patents

The vaccine manufacturer Moderna sued Pfizer and BioNTech on Friday, claiming that its rivals’ Covid-19 shot violates its patents protecting its groundbreaking technology. NPR reports: The […]
August 26, 2022

Jack Dorsey Says His Biggest Regret is Twitter Became a Company

Twitter founder and former chief executive Jack Dorsey says he regrets the social media platform became a company. From a report: “The biggest issue and my […]
August 26, 2022

Microsoft’s Largest Piece of Software Weighed More Than 40 Pounds

joshuark shares a report from PCMag: The official Windows developer documentation team at Microsoft decided to ask Microsoft Archivist Amy Stevenson “What was the largest piece […]
August 26, 2022

LastPass’s source code stolen in data breach

A data breach has led to the password management service’s source code being accessed Read More
August 26, 2022

Amazon Is Looking To Buy Electronic Arts, Report Says

An anonymous reader shares a report: According to GLHF sources, Amazon will announce today that it has put in a formal offer to acquire Electronic Arts […]
August 26, 2022

Ethanol Helps Plants Survive Drought

Bruce66423 shares a report from The Telegraph: Academics from Japan have found that ethanol helps make plants more drought-resistant (Warning: source paywalled; alternative source) and better […]
August 26, 2022

SpaceX and T-Mobile Plan To Connect Mobile Phones To Satellites, Boost Cell Coverage

U.S wireless carrier T-Mobile will use Elon Musk-owned SpaceX’s Starlink satellites to provide mobile users with network access in parts of the United States, the companies […]