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Ex-Reddit product head Dan McComas talks about how site’s focus on a growth at all costs hurt the health of the community and why Reddit won’t be able…

Noah Kulwin / New York Magazine : Ex-Reddit product head Dan McComas talks about how site's focus on a growth at all costs hurt the health of the community and why Reddit won't be able to change   —  Reddit started a couple of years after Facebook, and it's super giant, and the kind of thing that you were present for was the challenge …

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Ex-Reddit product head Dan McComas talks about how site’s focus on growth at all costs hurt the health of the community and why Reddit won’t be able…

Noah Kulwin / New York Magazine : Ex-Reddit product head Dan McComas talks about how site's focus on growth at all costs hurt the health of the community and why Reddit won't be able to change   —  Reddit started a couple of years after Facebook, and it's super giant, and the kind of thing that you were present for was the challenge …

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Apple rebukes Australia’s “dangerously ambiguous” anti-encryption bill

Apple has strongly criticized Australia’s anti-encryption bill, calling it “dangerously ambiguous” and “alarming to every Australian.” The Australian government’s draft law — known as the Access and Assistance Bill — would compel tech companies operating in the country, like Apple, to provide “assistance” to law enforcement and intelligence agencies in accessing electronic data. The government claims that encrypted communications are “increasingly being used by terrorist groups and organized criminals to avoid detection and disruption,” without citing evidence. But critics  say that the bill’s “broad authorities that would undermine cybersecurity and human rights, including the right to privacy” by forcing companies to build backdoors and hand over user data — even when it’s encrypted. Now, Apple is the latest company after Google and Facebook joined civil and digital rights groups — including Amnesty International — to oppose the bill, amid fears that the government will rush through the bill before the end of the year. In a seven-page letter to the Australian parliament, Apple said that it “would be wrong to weaken security for millions of law-abiding customers in order to investigate the very few who pose a threat.” “We appreciate the government’s outreach to Apple and other companies during the drafting of this bill,” the letter read. “While we are pleased that some of the suggestions incorporated improve the legislation, the unfortunate fact is that the draft legislation remains dangerously ambiguous with respect to encryption and security.” “This is no time to weaken encryption,” it read. “Rather than serving the interests of Australian law enforcement, it will just weaken the security and privacy of regular customers while pushing criminals further off the grid.” Apple laid out six focus points — which you can read in full here — each arguing that the bill would violate international agreements, weaken cybersecurity and harm user trust by compelling tech companies to build weaknesses or backdoors in its products. Security experts have for years said that there’s no way to build a “secure backdoor” that gives law enforcement authorities access to data but can’t be exploited by hackers. Although Australian lawmakers have claimed that the bill’s intentions are not to weaken encryption or compel backdoors, Apple’s letter said the “the breadth and vagueness of the bill’s authorities, coupled with ill-defined restrictions” leaves the bill’s meaning open to interpretation. “For instance, the bill could allow the government to order the makers of smart home speakers to install persistent eavesdropping capabilities into a person’s home, require a provider to monitor the health data of its customers for indications of drug use, or require the development of a tool that can unlock a particular user’s device regardless of whether such tool could be used to unlock every other user’s device as well,” the letter said. Apple’s comments are some of the strongest pro-encryption statements it’s given to date. Two years ago, the FBI sued Apple to force the technology giant to build a tool to bypass the encryption in an iPhone used by one fo the the San Bernardino shooters, who killed 14 people in a terrorist attack in December 2015. Apple challenged the FBI’s demand — and chief executive Tim Cook penned an open letter called the move a “dangerous precedent.” The FBI later dropped its case after it paid hackers to access the device’s contents. Australia’s anti-encryption bill is the latest in a string of legislative efforts by governments to seek greater surveillance powers. The U.K

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Why missing Saudi journalist’s Apple Watch is an interesting, but unlikely, lead

Police investigating the missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi are searching for his Apple Watch to obtain his health and location data before his disappearance. But that may prove impossible, according to new details learned by TechCrunch. The Saudi-born U.S. resident and Washington Post columnist  went missing last week after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, reportedly to obtain marriage papers. His soon-to-be wife was waiting outside the consulate with Khashoggi’s iPhone. Khashoggi never emerged from the consulate, sparking a manhunt. It has been reported but not confirmed that he was killed inside the consulate. The Washington Post reports that U.S. intercepts showed efforts by the Saudi crown prince Mohammad bin Salman to lure the reporter back to the kingdom and detain him. Khashoggi was a vocal critic of the Saudi government. The Saudi kingdom has denied any involvement with his disappearance. On Wednesday, Reuters reported , citing Turkish officials, that investigators were looking to Khashoggi’s black Apple Watch that he was wearing as he entered the consulate. The inference was that any data collected by the Apple Watch could glean answers into health data, such as his heart rate, location or other clues. Turkey does not have the watch, Reuters said, suggesting it may have been lost, destroyed or remains in the custody of Saudi authorities. TechCrunch staff have scoured several photo libraries and social media and found one image of Khashoggi wearing a third-generation Apple Watch — based on the red dot on the watch’s crown.

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Internet Technology Pioneer Mei Lin Fung Discusses People-Centered…

People-Centered Internet & Internet of Things Bring More Health, Eye Mist for Dry Eye & Joy to Life Say Fung & Kleyne. People-Centered Internet & Internet of Things Track Disease Like... (PRWeb October 11, 2018) Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/internet_technology_pioneer_mei_lin_fung_discusses_people_centered_internet_on_eye_mist_dry_eye_educator_sharon_kleyne_talk_radio/prweb15832261.htm

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ECG Feature Still Missing In watchOS 5.1 Beta 3 – Ubergizmo

Ubergizmo ECG Feature Still Missing In watchOS 5.1 Beta 3 Ubergizmo One of the “killer” features of the Apple Watch Series 4 that really puts it head and shoulders above the competition is a built-in ECG monitoring tool. While Apple is not the first company to introduce a wearable ECG monitor for smartwatches, they are ... and more »

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Spell Comparator Clash Royale (Utilities)

Spell Comparator Clash Royale 1.0.0 Device: iOS iPhone Category: Utilities Price: Free, Version: 1.0.0 ( iTunes ) Description: Spell Comparator for Clash Royale is the ideal application to know the combination of the damage that your spells can do according to the level of your cards on the other units! Very easy to use, just enter your id Clash Royale and have an internet connection! 1 / Choose your game mode "Trophies or Tournament" 2 / Select one or more spells 3 / Choose the unit or building 4 / Look at the damage combination you can do, the difference in elixirs and the health points remaining! The application is free and developed by two members of the clan Volcom #GQRJC (french clan top FR)! Do not hesitate to give us ideas of evolutions in comment and rate our application :) See you soon in the game! --- This content is not affiliated with, endorsed, sponsored, or specifically approved by Supercell and Supercell is not responsible for it. For more information see Supercell's Fan Content Policy: www.supercell.com/fan-content-policy. Spell Comparator Clash Royale

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