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LG ‘bootloop’ class action lawsuit may add more devices

I’m sure you’ve heard one or two horror stories regarding LG’s bootloop problems. Girard Gibbs LLP officially filed a class action suit against the South Korean company just a few weeks ago, and it looks like they may be looking to add more devices like the G5, V20, and Nexus 5X.<p>The word “bootloop” …

17 million people have no reason to join the internet because it’s dominated by English

The web has an inclusion problem: it overwhelmingly caters to speakers of the English language. That’s most clearly seen in the fact that over half of all websites are in English. But there’s a more insidious issue at work—even the way people navigate to websites is set up to exclude non-English …

ICANN

Taiwan bans dog and cat meat from table as attitudes change

Taiwan is set to become the first country in Asia to ban the consumption of dog and cat meat, as increasing pet ownership across the continent has seen attitudes shift.<p>The revised Animal Protection Act imposes a fine of up to 250,000 Taiwan dollars (£6,500) for eating dog or cat meat, while the …

China

Apple’s Strange Obsession With Fragility

Apple’s fine-print warning about the jet-black iPhone 7: Use a case.<p>The lights dim. A hush falls over the crowd. And suddenly, Jony Ive’s breathless, halting words float over the crowd: bead-blasted aluminum. Rotational 3D polishing. A protective oxide layer. A magnetized, ultra-fine iron particle …

Why Racist Conservatives Love Ben Carson

“Though the colored man is no longer subject to be bought and sold, he is still surrounded by an adverse sentiment which fetters all his movements. …

Ben Carson

What Ralph Nader and Ben Carson don't get about interest rates

People on both the left and the right are arguing that the Federal Reserve is hurting savers by keeping interest rates low.<p>On the left, there's Ralph Nader, who recently wrote a polemic from "Savers of America" arguing that Fed policies constituted a massive transfer of wealth from ordinary …

Is Ben Carson Running for President?

On February 7, 2013, Ben Carson appeared at a National Prayer Breakfast, where he visibly annoyed President Obama by delivering a right-wing speech …

Bill O’Reilly slanders Ronald Reagan

Donald Trump is just one symptom of today’s cultural pathology of self-validating vehemence with blustery certitudes substituting for evidence. Another is the fact that the book atop the New York Times nonfiction bestseller list is a tissue of unsubstantiated assertions. Because of its vast …

'Spectre' Review: 007 Goes Through the Motions in a Perfunctory Adventure

Daniel Craig may or may not return as James Bond, but this relatively listless installment raises flags that the secret agent may be a dinosaur in …

James Bond

Personnel records show years of complaints against officer

FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois police officer who staged his suicide to make it look like he was murdered had a troubled job history, ranging from …

Death of Fox Lake, Illinois, officer a 'carefully staged suicide'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Initially hailed as a hero after his death, Fox Lake, Illinois, police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz is now likely to be remembered by another label: a betrayer.<p>What once appeared to be the killing of an officer in the line of duty turned out to be "a carefully staged suicide," George Filenko, Lake …

Driving While Black: Highways, Shopping Malls, Taxi Cabs, Sidewalks: How to Fight Back if You Are a Victim of Racial Profiling

A practical handbook for people who want to be safe and do something.<p>Racial profiling does happen. And while cases where victims find themselves …

The Statistical Analysis

Talking with African-Americans leaves little doubt that pretextual traffic stops have a profound impact on each individual stopped, and on all blacks …

New Jersey

Driving While Black | HuffPost

Driving while black

"<b>Driving while black</b>", abbreviated as <b>DWB</b>, is a phrase in American English that refers to the racial profiling of African American drivers. The phrase …

Driving while Black or poor: Alabama closes DMV access

The state of Alabama has closed 31 of its 67 Department of Motor Vehicle locations where most people get the most commonly used voter ID, the …

Rights & Freedoms

The dangers of 'driving while black': African-American motorists are more likely to be pulled over... and officers are more inclined to use force against them even if they face no physical resistance, figures show

• <b>Greensboro, North Carolina, is racially mixed but 75 per cent of police officers are white</b>• <b><br>Analysis of traffic stops and arrest data since 2010 found</b> …

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Apple's GarageBand uses trackpad pressure to control your tunes

Apple's Force Touch trackpads haven't done a whole lot in official apps besides fast scrolling and shortcuts, but they'll do considerably more if you grab the latest version of GarageBand. As of the 10.1 update, you can use the pressure-sensitive pad on newer MacBooks and MacBook Pros to vary the …

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