What is it about women’s swimwear and general attire that over and over has impelled societies to legislate or regulate women’s choices?
 I won’t insult your intelligence by pretending to be unbiased. I think exactly what you’d expect a Canadian who lives in San Francisco to think: how could anyone with a reasonable command of the available evidence even consider voting for Donald Trump? …But my search for an answer has led me to the uncomfortable sense that the tech industry is partly responsible for… Read More
Few of the residents hold any hope of returning. Before they evacuated Friday, they kissed the ground and visited the graves of relatives for the last time.
 Opera, which recently agreed to sell its browser business in a Chinese consortium, has reset user passwords for one of its services after it servers were breached by hackers. Read More
The court ruled that the prohibition in Villeneuve-Loubet violated civil liberties, in a warning that could affect other communities that have banned the swimwear.
 Accusations that Spotify has been punishing artists for signing exclusives with other streaming services hit the internet in full force this morning, originating from a Bloomberg article. When confronted by TechCrunch, a Spotify spokesperson gave the same response they have been giving since the story broke — that the accusations about burying search results are “unequivocally… Read More
In the devastated town of Amatrice, a row of gray tents has been serving as a makeshift morgue.
 Twitter’s “Trends” are often confusing. Why is #MPBMS or #TechMunch trending? You had to click through and figure it out for yourself. When Facebook copied Twitter’s trends in 2014, it vastly improved them by adding human-written descriptions right below so you knew if you cared or not. Today Facebook is removing those descriptions, and claims it’s to increase… Read More