Our love for ‘Queer Eye’ isn’t quite as strong – gpgmail

It’s been barely more than a year since the “Queer Eye” revival premiered on Netflix, but the series is already back for its fourth season. This time around, the Fab Five finds new makeover subjects in Kansas City (with a detour to Quincy, Illinois, where hairstylist Jonathan Van Ness grew up), offering their custom mix […]

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Week in Review: Regulation boogaloo – gpgmail

Hello, weekenders. This is Week-in-Review, where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories that emerged on gpgmail this week to surface my favorites for your reading pleasure. Last week, I talked about how services like Instagram had moved beyond letting […]

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The Knight Foundation launches $750,000 initiative for immersive technology for the arts – gpgmail

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is looking for pitches on how to enhance and augment traditional creative arts through immersive technologies. Through a partnership with Microsoft the foundation is offering a share of a $750,00 pool of cash and the option of technical support from Microsoft, including mentoring in mixed-reality technologies and […]

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An exposed password let a hacker access internal Comodo files – gpgmail

A hacker gained access to internal files and documents owned by security company and SSL certificate issuer Comodo by using an email address and password mistakenly exposed on the internet. The credentials were found in a public GitHub repository owned by a Comodo software developer. With the email address and password in hand, the hacker […]

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Spacetech growth, the future of micromobility, and how to solve the hell of open offices – gpgmail

Is space truly within reach for startups and VC? With the 50th anniversary of the moon landing taking place this past week, Darrell Etherington takes a temperature check of the current state of spacetech, chatting with startups like Wyvern and NSLComm. What he finds is actually a fairly positive picture — not only are there […]

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The Great Hack tells us data corrupts  – gpgmail

This week professor David Carroll, whose dogged search for answers to how his personal data was misused plays a focal role in The Great Hack: Netflix’s documentary tackling the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data scandal, quipped that perhaps a follow up would be more punitive for the company than the $5BN FTC fine released the same day. […]

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Hit indie game Cuphead is headed to Tesla vehicles in August – gpgmail

Tesla’s games library is getting bigger, and the latest announced title is probably a familiar one to gaming fans: Cuphead. This indie game was released in 2017 for Xbox One and Windows after making a big debut in 2013, attracting a lot of attention thanks to its hand-drawn, retro Disney-esque animation style. Tesla CEO Elon […]

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Gatik’s self-driving vans have started shuttling groceries for Walmart – gpgmail

Gatik AI, the autonomous vehicle startup that’s aiming for the sweet middle spot in the world of logistics, is officially on the road through a partnership with Walmart . The company received approval from the Arkansas Highway Commissioner’s office to launch a commercial service with Walmart . Gatik’s autonomous vehicles (with a human safety driver […]

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