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Change Healthcare Finally Admits It Paid Ransomware Hackers—and Still Faces a Patient Data Leak

Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmailThe company belatedly conceded both that it had paid the cybercriminals extorting it and that patient data nonetheless ended up on the dark web.  Wired​The company belatedly conceded both that it had paid the cybercriminals extorting it and that patient data nonetheless ended up on the dark web.  Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmail

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Plant-Based Meat Boomed. Here Comes the Bust

Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmailSales of vegan meat are trending downward in the US, with companies scrambling to win back customers.  Wired​Sales of vegan meat are trending downward in the US, with companies scrambling to win back customers.  Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmail

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reconstruction and counterrevolution — 4/22/24

Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmailToday’s selection — from Rise and Fall of the Second American Republic by Manisha Sinha. The late 1870s saw the end of post-Civil War Reconstruction: “The  fall  of  the  Second  American  Republic  was  a  historical  tragedy  of  global  proportions,  and  its  roots  lay  in  President  Ulysses  S.  Grant’s  second  term.  Grant’s  reelection  in  1872  […]

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Anaiyyun: prayer for the whale

Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmailFor an Iñupiat whaling crew north of the Arctic Circle, waiting on the ice for the migration of whales is an act of prayer – by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon  Aeon | a world of ideas​ For an Iñupiat whaling crew north of the Arctic Circle, waiting on the ice for the migration of […]

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Why a GameCube/Wii emulator may not be possible on the iOS App Store

Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmailDolphiniOS dev says barring just-in-time compilation prevents playable performance.  Gaming – Ars Technica​ Enlarge / Don’t expect to see this on the iOS App Store any time soon. (credit: OatmealDome) Last week’s release of the Delta emulation suite finally gave iOS users easy, no-sideloading-required access to classic Nintendo game emulation up through the Nintendo 64 […]

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Semiconductor Giant ASML Has a New Boss, and a Big Problem

Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmailEuropean chip machine-maker ASML is at the center of US-China trade tensions. Its new chief executive now faces a daunting political juggling act.  Wired​European chip machine-maker ASML is at the center of US-China trade tensions. Its new chief executive now faces a daunting political juggling act.  Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmail

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Christ Church Picture Gallery painting by Baroque painter Salvator Rosa recovered in Romania

Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmailOn 19 April 2024 Christ Church, a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England, announced the recovery of one of three stolen paintings, A Rocky Coast, with Soldiers Studying a Plan by the Italian Baroque painter Salvator Rosa.  This painting, along with two other Baroque Period artworks, had been stolen from the Christ Church Picture Gallery at around 11pm […]

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The House Passes a TikTok Ban Bill That’s on the Fast Track

Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmailThe latest TikTok ban bill has been tacked onto a foreign aid package, making it much harder for the Senate to ignore.  Wired​The latest TikTok ban bill has been tacked onto a foreign aid package, making it much harder for the Senate to ignore.  Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmail

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War never changes: A Fallout fan’s spoiler-laden review of the new TV series

Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmailThe show preserved the themes, archetypes, chronology, and more for the games.  Gaming – Ars Technica​ Enlarge / The nukes went off in 2077 in Fallout’s universe. The show tells us more about this event than we’ve learned from the games before. (credit: Amazon) It’s been just over a week since the Fallout TV series […]

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Good Behaviour License

Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmailA good behavior license is a useful avenue for drivers who have exceeded their demerit point limit. However, it is not available to all drivers.  Unrestricted NSW drive licence holders who receive a notice of suspension from exceeding demerit points are eligible to elect to be placed on a 1-year good behaviour licence to […]