Fact check: Some Democratic presidential candidates want to ban fracking. Could they?
Monday, 16 September 2019 20:05
Oil prices are spiking following the attacks this weekend that disrupted about half of Saudi Arabia's oil capacity. That accounts for about 5% of the daily global oil supply, and is the biggest oil disruption in history.
 
Trump says Iran appears to be culprit for Saudi oil attacks
Monday, 16 September 2019 20:00
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that it looked like Iran was responsible for attacks over the weekend on Saudi Arabian oil plants, but he was in no rush to respond and was still trying to find out who was behind the strikes.
 
Striking GM Workers Deserve Our Support
Monday, 16 September 2019 19:44

Jane McAlevey

Despite the many obstacles and tarnished national UAW leadership, everyone needs the workers in this strike to win.

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Bingeworthy: Netflix Snaps Up Streaming Rights to ‘Seinfeld’
Monday, 16 September 2019 19:27
The hit comedy will begin appearing on the service in 2021, the latest move in the battle between media companies for the rights to beloved sitcoms.
 
What startup CSOs can learn from three enterprise security experts
Monday, 16 September 2019 19:09
How do you keep your startup secure? That’s the big question we explored at TC Sessions: Enterprise earlier this month. No matter the size, every startup is an enterprise. Every startup will grow in size as it builds out. But as a company expands, that rapid growth can lead to a distraction from the foundational […]
 
I hope Apple Arcade makes room for weird, cool shit
Monday, 16 September 2019 19:04
Apple Arcade seems purpose-built to make room in the market for beautiful, sad, weird, moving, slow, clever and heartfelt. All things that the action, shooter and MOBA-driven major market of games has done nothing to foster over the last decade. I had a chance to play a bunch of the titles coming to Apple Arcade, […]
 
iOS 13 and iPadOS 13: Apple confirms September 19 release date
Monday, 16 September 2019 19:00

Apple’s huge WWDC developer conference kicked off on Monday, and as expected, the company took the wraps off iOS 13. It’s the next major revision for one of the most important and influential operating systems of all time, with iOS used daily on over a billion iPhones and iPads. It looks to be a doozy.

Here are all the major new features that iOS 13 will bring to your iPhone and iPad when it releases this fall, along with details about supported devices and how to join the beta test to try it out early.

Update 09/16/19: We've updated this guide with the latest info about what will be in the iOS 13 release and what is coming at a later date.

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Apple Arcade is now available for some iOS 13 beta users
Monday, 16 September 2019 18:51
If you’re running a beta version of iOS 13 or 13.1, chances are you can now open the App Store and subscribe to Apple Arcade. The company has been rolling out its new subscription service, as MacRumors spotted. It works on my iPhone running a public beta version of iOS 13.1. Apple Arcade requires iOS […]
 
California bill looks to close data gaps in the criminal justice system
Monday, 16 September 2019 18:36
The California state legislature has passed AB 1331, a criminal justice data bill that aims to improve the quality of criminal justice records and creates a pathway for courts to share data with researchers. The bill is awaiting a signature of approval by California Gov. Gavin Newsom. Authored by Assemblyperson Robert Bonta, the bill seeks […]
 
Apple Arcade FAQ: Games, price, compatibility, and everything else you need to know
Monday, 16 September 2019 18:32

Apple’s new Apple Arcade subscription-based gaming service is finally almost ready to launch. It’s basically Apple’s way of helping customers sort through the chaff in the App Store, as the highly curated service will feature premium games that are untainted by in-app purchases and ads. If it works as well as it sounds, it could elevate the perception of mobile gaming in general.

Many questions remain, but fortunately we already have plenty of answers. Here’s everything we know about Apple Arcade so far.

Updated 09/16/19: Some users with the iOS 13 or iOS 13.1 beta have access to Apple Arcade now, a few days ahead of its official launch. There are 53 games available; we have updated the list in this article.

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The Pentagon’s $1.5 Trillion Addiction to the F-35 Fighter
Monday, 16 September 2019 18:23

William J. Astore

Despite serious setbacks, Lockheed Martin’s defunct jet still has Washington’s ear.

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Netflix acquires global streaming rights for ‘Seinfeld’ starting in 2021
Monday, 16 September 2019 18:10
Netflix has just scored a major content deal that could help it stem the loss of subscribers as competition among streamers heats up. The company announced it has acquired the global streaming rights to the popular sitcom “Seinfeld,” which will bring all 180 episodes of the Emmy winner to Netflix subscribers starting in 2021. The […]
 
Tim Tebow’s Privileged Defense of the NCAA’s Exploitation
Monday, 16 September 2019 18:06

Dave Zirin

The former Heisman winner doesn’t have a clue about how most student athletes live.

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Wondering Who Did That Painting? There’s an App (or Two) for That
Monday, 16 September 2019 18:01
With companies racing to develop Shazam for art, we see what instant-identification apps really add to your experience in museums and galleries.
 
Elizabeth Warren flexes progressive power with Working Families Party endorsement
Monday, 16 September 2019 17:51
The Working Families Party, a liberal organization founded in New York, endorsed Sen. Elizabeth Warren for president on Monday, offering a fresh glimpse into an emerging primary season divide on the progressive left.
 
Canal+ will bundle Netflix subscriptions in France
Monday, 16 September 2019 17:50
Canal+ wants to provide an alternative to the great unbundling of video streaming services. France’s leading pay-TV group announced that it will sell Netflix subscriptions starting on October 15. Instead of having to subscribe to multiple different services, Canal+ hopes that customers are looking for the ability to pay a monthly subscription for multiple services […]
 
Microsoft's patch to patch Windows Search now must patch in an audio fix, too
Monday, 16 September 2019 17:39

Microsoft’s patch to fix its Windows Search patch will have to be “patched” again, at least before it goes live. Microsoft said it’s reverting changes in its problematic KB4515384 Windows 10 patch to revert changes it made to enable multichannel audio.

Users began complaining that multichannel audio in PC games sounded worse than usual last week. Microsoft has since acknowledged the problem on its known Windows 10 issues page. Microsoft said users have reported audio that sounds “quieter or worse than expected.”

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Iowa GOP will hold caucuses in 2020 as Republicans in other states cancel primaries
Monday, 16 September 2019 17:39
The Iowa Republican Party will hold caucuses in 2020, even as some state Republican parties are opting to cancel their 2020 presidential primary elections as a show of support for President Donald Trump.
 
Occupy the White House
Monday, 16 September 2019 17:31

Jonathan Smucker

The Bernie Sanders campaign is the next phase of a movement that started eight years ago in Zuccotti Park.

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