GM, Nikola announce reworked agreement; Nikola shares tumble 25% - ReutersZoom's margins dented by booming free user base, cloud costs - ReutersU.S. weekly unemployment claims data flawed: government watchdog - ReutersScotland's Sturgeon hints at legal move if independence vote blocked - ReutersModerna files for U.S. vaccine authorization, will seek EU nod - ReutersCanada plans digital tax in 2022 on global tech giants such as Facebook, Google - ReutersChina says hopes U.S. won't erect barriers to cooperation after blacklist report - ReutersBiden should clarify US position on digital tax within two months, France says - ReutersPictures of the year: Entertainment | - Reuters IndiaMerkel urges Germans to be careful or risk third coronavirus wave - ReutersBitcoin hits all-time record as 2020 rally power on - ReutersSweden's Ericsson sees 220 million 5G subscriptions by year end - ReutersOPEC+ postpones talks to December 3 amid disagreements: sources - ReutersS&P 500 ends down after rallying to best November ever - ReutersPhilip Green's Arcadia UK fashion group falls into administration - Reuters

Hacker News

AWS Announces macOS on EC2South Korea's fusion device KSTAR runs for 20 seconds at 100M degrees CelsiusWhy do I care the open web is dying?AlphaFold: a solution to a 50-year-old grand challenge in biologyRaytracing in One Weekend (2016)Pixar's Universal Scene Description Now on PypiI Made a Self-Quoting TweetUndergraduate Math Student Pushes Frontier of Graph TheoryRock art discovered in remote Amazon forestDijkstra Was Wrong About 'Radical Novelty'ARM and Lock-Free ProgrammingBBC Basic EditorRunning a full desktop environment on a Kindle (2019)LuckysheetServer – Google Sheets-like realtime collaborative spreadsheetOpenZFS 2.0Violent, lively and brash, taverns were everywhere in early colonial AmericaH. G. Wells reviews "Metropolis" (1927)Why is Apple's M1 chip so fast?Vitamin D insufficiency may account for almost 90% of Covid-19 deathsCollege students are learning hard lessons about anti-cheating softwareWhat Is the Signal Encryption Protocol?Purpose-First ProgrammingWhy Concatenative Programming Matters (2012)The Covid Science WarsNo one who got Moderna's vaccine in trial developed severe Covid-19Write your own arbitrary-precision JavaScript math libraryGM scales back partnership with electric truck startup NikolaYC runs Work at a Startup to help you find jobs at over 700 YC-vetted startupsA free-as-in-freedom re-implementation of Google’s Android user spaceThe new 'gold rush' for green lithium

Ars Technica

The Supreme Court will finally rule on controversial US hacking lawDoes Tor provide more benefit or harm? New paper says it dependsVerizon wiring up 500K homes with FiOS to settle years-long fight with NYCCases against Facebook are reportedly coming… when FTC decides howAjit Pai announces departure from FCC after four-year deregulatory blitzNikola stock plunges as company cancels Badger pickup truckWarGames for real: How one 1983 exercise nearly triggered WWIIIFacebook’s libra currency to launch next year in limited formatAmazon to pay employee bonus amid threat of Black Friday strikesComcast raising TV and Internet prices, including a big hike to hidden feesApple security chief maintains innocence after bribery chargesUK government buys chunk of bankrupt Starlink competitor, OneWebApple moving forward with plan to limit “creepy” user trackingFacebook AI catches 95% of hate speech; company still wants mods back in officeMassive, China-state-funded hack hits companies around the world, report saysApple settles with states for $113M over iPhone battery throttlingFCC takes spectrum from auto industry in plan to “supersize” Wi-FiBitcoin price soars above $18,000, the highest level since 2017US regulator clears Boeing’s 737 Max to fly again“Krebs has been terminated”: Trump fires cybersecurity chief on Twitter


Pirate Bay Founder Warns US Govt Against Mafia-Esque Copyright LobbyThe Supreme Court Will Hear Its First Big CFAA CaseReport Claims America's CIA Also Controlled a Second Swiss Encryption FirmHow Lion Air's Boeing 737 Max Experienced a Near-Crash The Day Before 2018's Fatal CrashMicrosoft Also Patented Tech to Score Meetings Using Filmed Body Language, Facial ExpressionsWill Tesla Update Bring Remote Access To Car Cameras?What Happened After Silicon Valley Tried to Make Telecommuting PermanentAmerica's Top Court Strikes Down Covid-19 Restriction On Religious GroupsChinese Police Have Seized $4.2 Billion Cryptos from PlusToken Ponzi CrackdownA Hacker is Selling Access To the Email Accounts of Hundreds of C-Level ExecutivesMicrosoft Productivity Score Feature Criticised as Workplace SurveillanceCambridge University Says Darwin's Iconic Notebooks Were StolenhCaptcha Runs On 15% Of the InternetStruggling Electric Jet Startup Zunum Sues Boeing For Fraud and Misuse of Trade SecretsIRS Could Search Warrantless Location Database Over 10,000 Times


EFF Condemns Egypt's Latest CrackdownEFF Urges Federal Appeals Court to Rehear Case Involving Unconstitutional Baltimore Aerial Surveillance ProgramVisa Wants to Buy Plaid, and With It, Transaction Data for Millions of PeopleLet’s Stand Up for Home Hacking and RepairVictory! Court Protects Anonymity of Security Researchers Who Reported Apparent Communications Between Russian Bank and Trump OrganizationPodcast Episode: Control Over Users, Competitors, and CriticsThe FCC’s Independence and Mission Are at Stake with Trump NomineeICANN Can Stand Against Censorship (And Avoid Another .ORG Debacle) by Keeping Content Regulation and Other Dangerous Policies Out of Its Registry ContractsOnce Again, Facebook Is Using Privacy As A Sword To Kill Independent InnovationVideo Analytics User Manuals Are a Guide to Dystopia Introducing Cover Your Tracks!Find Out How Ad Trackers Follow You On the Web With EFF’s “Cover Your Tracks” Tool macOS Leaks Application Usage, Forces Apple to Make Hard DecisionsPodcast Episode: Fixing a Digital Loophole in the Fourth AmendmentGitHub Reinstates youtube-dl After RIAA’s Abuse of the DMCA


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Bruce Schneier

Check WashingFriday Squid Blogging: Diplomoceras MaximumUndermining DemocracyCyber Public HealthOn That Dusseldorf Hospital Ransomware Attack and the Resultant DeathMore on the Security of the 2020 US ElectionIndistinguishability ObfuscationFriday Squid Blogging: Ram’s Horn Squid VideoSymantec Reports on Cicada APT Attacks against JapanThe US Military Buys Commercial Location Data

Bleeping Computer

Windows 10 Cumulative Update Preview KB4586853 ReleasedWindows 10 ARM runs faster on M1 Macs than on a Surface Pro XMicrosoft Defender for Identity now detects Zerologon attacksGootkit malware returns to life alongside REvil ransomwareHealthcare provider AspenPointe data breach affects 295K patientsThe Best Cyber Monday 2020 Security, IT, VPN, & Antivirus DealsBaltimore students told to ditch Windows PCs after ransomware attackCyber Monday VPN deal: Get 68% off NordVPN + 3 months FREEVermont hospitals still recovering from October ransomware attackMicrosoft really wants you to stop using Internet Explorer



Scott Galloway

AirbnBaller Tulips to Tesla Unleash the Mouse PalanThiel: The Uncola Not If But When Shadows Microsoft + TikTok = nfw The Great Distancing Dawg on the Wall Fire & Fawning USS University Let’s Get Ready to Rundle Higher Ed: Enough Already iAddiction Four Weddings & A Funeral