Reuters

Apple becomes world's biggest smartphone seller with record shipments - ReutersTesla underwhelms Wall St with hazy 2021 delivery outlook, profit miss - ReutersFacebook scores earnings beat on holiday retail advertising; Apple privacy changes loom - ReutersRetail darlings dented after Reddit group briefly shuts doors - ReutersUK AstraZeneca vaccine plant partially evacuated over suspect package - ReutersPolice dismantle world's 'most dangerous' criminal hacking network - ReutersUPDATE 3-Saudi Arabia raises $5 billion via dual-tranche bonds - ReutersAir France and Airbus face Paris trial call over deadly crash: source - ReutersGoogle to stop using Apple tool to track iPhone users, avoiding new pop-up warning - ReutersFacebook investors, shrugging off election woes, look for 'social commerce' payday - ReutersExclusive: Proud Boys leader was ‘prolific’ informer for law enforcement - ReutersTaiwan says chipmakers to prioritise auto chips - ReutersBlackRock may have raked in $2.4 billion on GameStop's retail-driven stock frenzy - Reuters AfricaChina's Ant Group plans revamp amid regulator pressure - WSJ - ReutersBreakingviews - Short squeezers could end up strangling themselves - Reuters

Hacker News

The Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug CompanyWebRTC is now a W3C and IETF standardThe unreasonable effectiveness of simple HTMLLet's Not Dumb Down the History of Computer Science (2014)Discord bans r/WallStreetBets server, subreddit went private for a whileAutomating my job with GPT-3Show HN: My multiplayer custom-engine game that loads in less than a secondTesla’s charging stations left other manufacturers in the dustLove and Death: “Quality of life” calculations leave out much that mattersWindow System Design: If I had it to do over again in 2002 [pdf]OO in Python is mostly pointlessOpening Up the Samsung Q60 Series Smart TV (2019)Machine learning saves us $1.7M a year on document previewsGameStop Is Rage Against the Financial MachineButterfly wing clap explains mystery of flightHigh-Low Frequency DetectorsFix TerminalsWhere do we go from here and who is going to step up to help us?Berty: Peer-to-peer messaging app that works with or without internet accessMurder map of medieval London (2019)Doubling down on permissive licensing and the Elasticsearch lockdownMy 2 Year Journey to $10K MRRPeat fires continue to burn at air temperature of -50C in northeastern YakutiaData fetching on the web still sucksSoteris (YC S19) is hiring employees #4-5 – cloud and data infrastructureLaunch HN: Axle Health (YC W21) – In-Home Healthcare as a ServiceShow HN: Bunklist – Collect and discover useful websites through listsHistorical Dictionary of Science FictionTime Series Density PlotWhy we should leave old oil rigs in the sea, and why we don’t

Ars Technica

Discord bans WallStreetBets as subreddit briefly goes privateBiden vows to electrify the federal government’s 600,000-vehicle fleetDeactivation of Flash may have crippled Chinese railroad for a day [Updated]This site posted every face from Parler’s Capitol Hill insurrection videosMilitary intelligence buys location data instead of getting warrants, memo showsHome alarm tech backdoored security cameras to spy on customers having sexGoogle: We’ll shut down Australian search before we pay news sites for linksCenturyLink, Frontier missed FCC broadband deadlines in dozens of statesA look at all of Biden’s changes to energy and environmental regulationsParler’s attempt to get back on Amazon Web Services rejected by judgeGoogle agrees to pay French news sites to send them trafficFacebook calls in its Oversight Board to rule on Trump banDemocrat Jessica Rosenworcel replaces Ajit Pai, is now acting FCC chairwomanQAnon in crisis as day of reckoning fails to materializeTreasury nominee Yellen is looking to curtail use of cryptocurrencyAmazon offers Biden help to speed up vaccine distribution3Mbps uploads still fast enough for US homes, Ajit Pai says in final reportTrump pardons engineer who copped to stealing a Google secret for UberFired former data scientist Rebekah Jones arrested, tests positive for COVID-19Trump’s Clean Power Plan replacement gets thrown out by a court

Slashdot

Police Dismantle World's 'Most Dangerous' Criminal Hacking NetworkiCloud For Windows Gaining Support For iCloud Passwords Chrome ExtensionMiami Uploads Bitcoin White Paper To Municipal WebsiteBiden's Commerce Nominee Backs Changes To Section 230Google Says It May Have Found a Privacy-Friendly Substitute To CookiesHacker Leaks Data of 2.28 Million Dating Site UsersDutch COVID-19 Patient Data Sold on the Criminal UndergroundDoes Facebook Have a Joe Biden Problem?Andrew Yang Proposes a Local Currency, Sees Growing Support for Universal Basic IncomeRansomware Attackers Try Publishing 4,000 Scottish Government Agency FilesNew Site Extracts and Posts Every Face from Parler's Capitol Hill Insurrection VideosUS Treasury Nominee Yellen Wants to Encourage Cryptocurrencies -- 'For Legitimate Activities'GitHub Reverses Takedown of Code for Anime Torrent Site Despite Film Group's DMCAIntelligence Analysts Use US Smartphone Location Data Without Warrants, Memo SaysFTC Fines Three Ticket Scalping Companies For Illegally Using Bots

EFF

It’s Not 230 You Hate, It’s OligopoliesEnd Two Federal Programs that Fund Police Surveillance TechFor Many, the Arab Spring Isn't Over Twitter and Interoperability: Some Thoughts From the Peanut GalleryEFF’s Top Recommendations for the Biden AdministrationPolitical Satire Is Protected Speech – Even If You Don’t Get the JokeBlyncsy’s Patent On Contact Tracing Isn’t A Medical Breakthrough, It’s A Patent BreakdownOakland’s Progressive Fight to Protect Residents from Government Surveillance Why EFF Doesn’t Support Bans On Private Use of Face RecognitionNew OCC Rule Is a Win in the Fight Against Financial CensorshipSo-called “Consent Searches” Harm Our Digital RightsIt’s Business As Usual At WhatsAppEFF Welcomes Fourth Amendment Defender Jumana Musa to Advisory BoardFace Surveillance and the Capitol AttackBeyond Platforms: Private Censorship, Parler, and the Stack

r/Privacy

Facebook Free JanuaryGoogle to Stop Collecting Advertising Identifiers in iOS Apps in Response to iOS 14's Upcoming Tracking PromptNetflix DNS queries to my home network becoming 40% of my Traffic- Sent an email to the address registered to ichnaea-web.dradis.netflix.com but no response yet, even sent to the domain adminUK: Tory party illegally collected data on ethnicity of 10m voters, MPs toldWhy does it seems like Microsoft gets away from the backlash when it comes to privacy concerns?Apple's focus on privacyIP address and privacy concernsTiktok listens to me when i have my phone turned offIs a connection from secure mail hosts (mailbox.org, Proton, etc.) via SMTP to my iPhone app still secure and undecryptable?Opting Out of Clearview AIWhere are all the privacy-focused gear threads? cellphones/printers/navigators/carsCreative ways to use RSS for privacy?What can and can't ISPs track?Is there any way to stop gmail from adding tracking prefixes to urls from emails?European Union Takes a Stand to Protect Industrial Data

Bruce Schneier

Dutch Insider Attack on COVID-19 DataMassive Brazilian Data BreachInsider Attack on Home Surveillance SystemsFriday Squid Blogging: Vegan Chili SquidSVR Attacks on Microsoft 365Sophisticated Watering Hole AttackInjecting a Backdoor into SolarWinds OrionFriday Squid Blogging: China Launches Six New Squid Jigging VesselsClick Here to Kill Everybody SaleCell Phone Location Privacy

Bleeping Computer

Microsoft rolls out Application Guard for Office to all customersUS charges NetWalker ransomware affiliate, seizes ransom paymentsEuropol: Emotet malware will uninstall itself on March 25thNetwalker ransomware dark web sites seized by law enforcementLinux malware uses open-source tool to evade detectionEmotet botnet disrupted after global takedown operationHere's how a researcher broke into Microsoft VS Code's GitHubMicrosoft releases new Windows 10 Intel CPU microcode updatesNew Linux SUDO flaw lets local users gain root privileges

N-O-D-E

TURNING THE RASPBERRY PI 4 INTO A MINI SERVERCYBER DUMP 74 / HOLOGRAPHIC WORKOUTS, CARDBOARD ROBOT, VR TREADMILL, EDGE OF TOMORROW EXOSKELETONTRYING TO BUILD THE ULTIMATE RASPBERRY PI COMPUTER (ZERO TERMINAL V3)CYBER DUMP 73 / SAND 3D PRINTER, ULTRA VIOLET ROBOTS, NEW HAPTIC FEEDBACK METHODCYBER DUMP 72 / NEW VR HAND TRACKING, DEXTEROUS ROBOTS, SILENT BIONIC LEGS, OPEN SOURCE FACTORY

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