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McClatchy To Webcast First Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call – PR Newswire (press release)

Friday, April 21, 2017

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Rupert Murdoch fired Bill O’Reilly to help his Fox-Sky takeover bid, says leading media analyst – The Independent

Friday, April 21, 2017

Rupert Murdoch’s attempted takeover of Sky was one of the reasons why Fox News star Bill O’Reilly was fired over allegations of sexual harassment, a leading media analyst has told The Independent. Claire Enders, the founder of Enders Analysis, said she was sure the decision to dump the right-wing presenter was influenced by UK regulator Ofcom being poised to rule on whether Mr Murdoch and his sons James and Lachlan…

McClatchy To Webcast First Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call – PR Newswire (press release)

Friday, April 21, 2017

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Option to shift legal notices from newspapers to government websites advances – Winston-Salem Journal

Friday, April 21, 2017

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The latest legislative attempt to let all North Carolina local governments post required legal notices on their websites instead of the newspaper is advancing despite worries by media representatives that it will limit public information access and harm bottom lines. A Senate measure clearing two committees this week would allow cities and counties to post items online such as zoning and annexation…

Option to shift legal notices from newspapers to government websites advances – Winston-Salem Journal

Friday, April 21, 2017

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The latest legislative attempt to let all North Carolina local governments post required legal notices on their websites instead of the newspaper is advancing despite worries by media representatives that it will limit public information access and harm bottom lines. A Senate measure clearing two committees this week would allow cities and counties to post items online such as zoning and annexation…

Leander man accused of having child porn in laptop – Austin American-Statesman

Friday, April 21, 2017

Joshua Wulff, 26, was charged with four counts of possession of child pornography, a third-degree felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison.

Leander man accused of having child porn in laptop – Austin American-Statesman

Friday, April 21, 2017

Joshua Wulff, 26, was charged with four counts of possession of child pornography, a third-degree felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison.

AP Explains: How Trump’s ‘Buy American’ order could play out – Washington Post

Friday, April 21, 2017

WASHINGTON — When President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday in Kenosha, Wisconsin, he sent a characteristically blunt message. “The policy of our government,” Trump declared, “is to aggressively promote and use American-made goods.” For too long, he complained, American companies that have bid on U.S. government contracts — for work ranging from building roads to supplying computer equipment to federal agencies — have unfairly lost out to foreign…

AP Explains: How Trump’s ‘Buy American’ order could play out – Washington Post

Friday, April 21, 2017

WASHINGTON — When President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday in Kenosha, Wisconsin, he sent a characteristically blunt message. “The policy of our government,” Trump declared, “is to aggressively promote and use American-made goods.” For too long, he complained, American companies that have bid on U.S. government contracts — for work ranging from building roads to supplying computer equipment to federal agencies — have unfairly lost out to foreign…

One dead, two wounded as Paris police come under fire on Champs-Elysee – Washington Post

Friday, April 21, 2017

PARIS — A gunman opened fire on French police Thursday on Paris’s best-known boulevard, killing one officer and wounding two others before being fatally shot himself in an incident that raised the specter of renewed terrorism just three days before voters go to the polls to elect a new president. The Islamic State, through its affiliated Amaq News Agency, quickly asserted responsibility for the attack, which sent panicked pedestrians fleeing…

One dead, two wounded as Paris police come under fire on Champs-Elysee – Washington Post

Friday, April 21, 2017

PARIS — A gunman opened fire on French police Thursday on Paris’s best-known boulevard, killing one officer and wounding two others before being fatally shot himself in an incident that raised the specter of renewed terrorism just three days before voters go to the polls to elect a new president. The Islamic State, through its affiliated Amaq News Agency, quickly asserted responsibility for the attack, which sent panicked pedestrians fleeing…

Sources: US prepares charges to seek arrest of WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange – CNN

Friday, April 21, 2017

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Sources: US prepares charges to seek arrest of WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange – CNN

Friday, April 21, 2017

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Jeff Sessions Thinks Hawaii’s Not a Real State. We Shouldn’t Be Surprised. – Slate Magazine

Friday, April 21, 2017

To put that another way, not only is Hawaii not an actual state, according to the chief law enforcement officer of the United States, but Judge Derrick Watson, the federal judge from Hawaii who put his travel ban on hold, is not an actual federal judge. The soft bigotry of soft bigotry marches ever onward.

Jeff Sessions Thinks Hawaii’s Not a Real State. We Shouldn’t Be Surprised. – Slate Magazine

Friday, April 21, 2017

To put that another way, not only is Hawaii not an actual state, according to the chief law enforcement officer of the United States, but Judge Derrick Watson, the federal judge from Hawaii who put his travel ban on hold, is not an actual federal judge. The soft bigotry of soft bigotry marches ever onward.

Microsoft will now make major changes to Windows twice a year – CNBC

Thursday, April 20, 2017

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Satya Nadella: Microsoft must ‘push boundaries’ to make sure it doesn’t miss the next smartphone – CNBC

Thursday, April 20, 2017

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Mozilla, Microsoft rebuilding their browsers’ foundations without anyone noticing – Ars Technica

Thursday, April 20, 2017

reader comments 25 One of the common questions I see about the rapid release schedules for the browsers (every six weeks or so for Chrome and Firefox) and even Windows-as-a-Service (Edge has a major update every six months) is, “how can the developers make large-scale, high impact changes if they break everything up into small chunks?” Firefox 53, released yesterday, and Edge 15, released as part of the Windows 10…

Google Chrome wants to help you block annoying ads (The 3:59, Ep. 214) – CNET

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Online ads have gotten incredibly annoying, and Google is looking to do something about them. As more people turn to ad blockers, Google is reportedly planning to bake ad-blocking software into its Chrome browser. Will Google — the biggest ad network online — become a hero or a hypocrite? Thursday’s podcast also discusses Building 8, Facebook’s new lab for hardware moonshots, as well as Verizon’s nearly disastrous earnings report. The…

The internet shutdown in English-speaking parts of Cameroon is finally over – Quartz

Thursday, April 20, 2017

After a 93-day blackout, internet service has been restored to English-speaking regions in Cameroon. President Paul Biya ordered the restoration of internet services in the northwest and southwest regions of the country today (April 20), BBC reports. Internet services had been cut off in both regions in January after protests against political and economic discrimination by the country’s French-dominated government. The government achieved the shutdown by pressuring mobile operators and…