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North Korea’s freeze on nuclear testing isn’t a victory — it’s negotiation

North Korea’s freeze on nuclear testing isn’t a victory — it’s negotiation

North Korea will be pressing pause on its nuclear and missile tests this weekend in advance of summits with South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in next week and with Donald Trump sometime this spring, Reuters reports. The announcement, via state news agency KCNA, also included plans to shutter its nuclear test site, according to the Washington…
The FDA supports a cannabis-derived drug, but it’s still too hard to study pot

The FDA supports a cannabis-derived drug, but it’s still too hard to study pot

For the first time, the US Food and Drug Administration has recommended approving a drug derived from cannabis. It’s an important step in acknowledging that the plant has a valid medical use, but will mean little without loosening the research restrictions that keep scientists from figuring out the other health effects of cannabis. The drug…
Let this insufferable Q&A at a Westworld panel be a lesson to us all

Let this insufferable Q&A at a Westworld panel be a lesson to us all

Tribeca hosted a Westworld panel yesterday with an all-star lineup including co-creators Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan, as well as actors Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, and James Marsden. I’m sure the discussion of the upcoming new season was great, but we’re actually here to talk about the very end of the panel,…
Flickr acquired by professional photo hosting service SmugMug

Flickr acquired by professional photo hosting service SmugMug

Flickr has been bought by professional photo hosting service SmugMug for an undisclosed price, according to a report from USA Today . The fate of Flickr has been up in the air as part of the ongoing decline of Yahoo, which was bought by Verizon last year $4.5 billion dollars and combined with AOL into…
Department of Justice reportedly investigating AT&T and Verizon over collusion against eSIM technology

Department of Justice reportedly investigating AT&T and Verizon over collusion against eSIM technology

The US Department of Justice has reportedly opened an antitrust investigation to determine whether AT&T, Verizon, and mobile industry group GSM Association (GSMA) colluded to prevent consumers from easily switching carriers with devices that support eSIM, according to The New York Times. All four major carriers received requests for information about the investigation, according to…
Huawei may bring the P20 series to Canada next month

Huawei may bring the P20 series to Canada next month

Huawei may be effectively banned in the US, but if you’re really interested in snagging the impressive P20, the new devices may be coming to neighboring Canada as early as next month. According to Android Central, the Huawei P20, P20 Lite, and P20 Pro will apparently be available through several Canadian telecoms, including Rogers, Bell,…
ZTE says the US export ban will “severely impact” its survival

ZTE says the US export ban will “severely impact” its survival

Chinese technology company ZTE issued a statement today in response to the US government’s banning of American exports to the company. The US Department of Commerce says ZTE didn’t uphold a plea agreement after the company pleaded guilty last year to illegally shipping US equipment to Iran and North Korea. The department specifically says the…
Dance music star Avicii dead at 28

Dance music star Avicii dead at 28

Swedish-born producer and DJ Avicii, real name Tim Bergling, died Friday, April 20th, 2018, as confirmed by his publicist Diana Baron. His death comes just days after his 2017 EP, Avīci (01), was nominated for a Billboard Music Award for top dance/electronic album. “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim…
Amazon has made Disney’s Star Wars and Marvel DVDs and Blu-rays Prime exclusives

Amazon has made Disney’s Star Wars and Marvel DVDs and Blu-rays Prime exclusives

If you want to buy one of the recent Star Wars or Marvel Cinematic Universe films on Blu-ray or DVD from Amazon, you’re out of luck if you’re not a member of Amazon Prime. The online retailer has reserved a number of the home releases for the two franchises exclusively for purchase by Prime members.…
Democratic National Committee sues Russia, WikiLeaks, and the Trump campaign over 2016 hack

Democratic National Committee sues Russia, WikiLeaks, and the Trump campaign over 2016 hack

The Democratic National Committee has accused the Russian Federation, the Trump campaign, WikiLeaks, the hacker Guccifer 2.0, and several others of engineering a conspiracy to leak damaging DNC data. A new lawsuit, which was reported earlier today by The Washington Post, claims its targets violated hacking and racketeering laws, in addition to infringing on copyright…

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