Germany’s justice minister is criticizing plans for Facebook to combine its instant-messaging services after a meeting with CEO Mark Zuckerberg, but is offering a wary welcome to his call for more encrypted messaging.
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Save on Family Travel Without Stressing
My family didn’t travel much when I was a kid, but when we did, my parents jumped through hoops to cut costs.
‘DOCTOR STRANGE 2' GETS WEIRDER, SCARIER, MESSIER
Once a superhero franchise goes multiverse, it’s hard to go back.
CALIFORNIA LAYS OUT PLAN TO DRASTICALLY CUT FOSSIL FUEL USE
New homes built in California starting in 2026 need to be powered by all-electric furnaces, stoves and other appliances if California is to meet its ambitious climate change goals over the next two decades, according to a state pollution-reduction plan released this week.
THE HEART OF THE HOME GETS NEW COLOR, CUBBIES, CONNECTIVITY
As French chef and restaurateur Daniel Boulud puts it, “Kitchens should be designed around what’s truly important — fun, food, and life.”
AMAZON FIRES 2 UNION ORGANIZERS TIED TO FIRST U.S. LABOR WIN
Amazon has fired two employees with ties to the grassroots union that led the first successful U.S. organizing effort in the retail giant’s history.
DETAILED ‘OPEN SOURCE' NEWS INVESTIGATIONS ARE CATCHING ON
One of the more striking pieces of journalism from the Ukraine war featured intercepted radio transmissions from Russian soldiers indicating an invasion in disarray, their conversations even interrupted by a hacker literally whistling “Dixie.”
BIDEN ANNOUNCES PROGRAM OFFERING DISCOUNTED INTERNET SERVICE
President Joe Biden announced that 20 internet companies have agreed to provide discounted service to people with low incomes, a program that could effectively make tens of millions of households eligible for free service through an already existing federal subsidy.
HOW TO AVOID ‘RUG PULLS,' THE LATEST CRYPTOCURRENCY SCAM
A new type of scam has emerged in the hype-filled world of cryptocurrency: the “rug pull.”
EA SPORTS AND FIFA END PARTNERSHIP, BOTH EYE NEW VIDEO GAMES
Electronic Arts will stop making its hugely successful FIFA video game in its current name, marking a split in one of soccer’s most successful and lucrative partnerships after the sides failed to strike a new licensing deal.
FACE-SCANNER CLEARVIEW AGREES TO LIMITS IN COURT SETTLEMENT
Facial recognition startup Clearview AI has agreed to restrict the use of its massive collection of face images to settle allegations that it collected people’s photos without their consent.