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Report: Jewish CEO of ‘Russia’s Google’ leaves country for Israel over war
https://www.timesofisrael.com/report-jewish-ceo-of-russias-google-leaves-country-for-israel-over-war/

 

What is the best search engine? Obviously Google, Bing, DuckDuckGo, and Yandex are untrustworthy, but what other alternatives are there? Anyone know anything about Groot?

 

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4 hours ago, EnigmaticWorld said:

What is the best search engine? Obviously Google, Bing, DuckDuckGo, and Yandex are untrustworthy, but what other alternatives are there? Anyone know anything about Groot?

 

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Never mind, you get pretty poor search results with that.

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UK bill will mandate implementation of identity and age verification technology on Big Tech platforms
https://reclaimthenet.org/uk-bill-online-identity-age-verification/

 

Brazilian court orders Google to hand over details of everyone who searched for a politician’s name
https://reclaimthenet.org/brazilian-court-orders-google-to-hand-over-details-of-everyone-who-searched-for-a-politicians-name/

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Criticism of Canada’s Digital ID is dismissed as based on “misinformation”
https://reclaimthenet.org/criticism-of-canadas-digital-id-is-dismissed-as-based-on-misinformation/

 

The EU is allowing the linking of face recognition databases to create a mega surveillance system
https://reclaimthenet.org/the-eu-is-allowing-the-linking-of-face-recognition-databases-to-create-a-mega-surveillance-system/

 

New South Wales plots Digital ID to access services
https://reclaimthenet.org/new-south-wales-plots-digital-id-to-access-services/

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Maybe it's my imagination, but my Ears/brain gets tired from listening to music drawn from a digital source, such as mp3 etc..  the music seems too harsh and lacks finesse, I find the same with cd's. I've been thinking about buying a DAC (digital analogue converter) for a long time and have never got round to it, this may be of interest if you are interested in how your music sounds, there are many people who say it is far better to listen to anything on an analogue signal, with far greater depth, warmth, detail, and also more natural.

https://www.whathifi.com/advice/dacs-what-is-a-dac-and-do-you-need-one
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14 minutes ago, sickofallthebollocks said:

Maybe it's my imagination, but my Ears/brain gets tired from listening to music drawn from a digital source, such as mp3 etc..  the music seems too harsh and lacks finesse, I find the same with cd's. I've been thinking about buying a DAC (digital analogue converter) for a long time and have never got round to it, this may be of interest if you are interested in how your music sounds, there are many people who say it is far better to listen to anything on an analogue signal, with far greater depth, warmth, detail, and also more natural.

https://www.whathifi.com/advice/dacs-what-is-a-dac-and-do-you-need-one
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Try to get a valve type amp, without searching i remember there used to be kits you could buy and make yourself, it's pure analog so faithful reproduction from vinyl, and i know you like your vinyl, sucks more juice but worth it.👍

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Hitachi wants people to pay for goods with their fingerprint
'The system only needs the user to place their finger over a reader. The reader will automatically identify the user and retrieve the relevant data, such as credit card numbers.

Using the system, a user does not need to carry their smartphone or credit card to do shopping.'
https://reclaimthenet.org/hitachi-wants-people-to-pay-for-goods-with-their-fingerprint/

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US exempts telecoms services from Russia sanctions
'While the rollback might seem like a win for both parties, it does not require companies that voluntarily pulled out of Russia to resume service. Many of the best-known companies that ceased doing business in Russia did so voluntarily. Meanwhile, many activists have resorted to using VPNs and other workarounds to avoid the restrictions.'
https://www.rt.com/news/553709-us-treasury-relaxes-sanctions-internet/

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Chipotle tests tortilla chip-making robots to combat labor shortage
https://www.fox5ny.com/news/chipotle-tests-chip-making-robots

 

Over 10 Percent of Tesla Model S EVs Fail Germany’s Strict Inspection After 3 Years
https://www.thedrive.com/news/44068/over-10-percent-of-tesla-model-s-evs-fail-germanys-strict-inspection-after-3-years

 

New transistor could cut 5% from world's digital energy budget
https://techxplore.com/news/2022-04-transistor-world-digital-energy.html

 

UK: Plug-In Car Sales Almost Doubled In March 2022
https://insideevs.com/news/578839/uk-plugin-car-sales-march2022/

 

Artificial fingertip with ‘human-like’ sense of touch could improve robots and prosthetics
https://www.euronews.com/next/2022/04/09/artificial-fingertip-with-human-like-sense-of-touch-could-improve-robots-and-prosthetics

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8 hours ago, EnigmaticWorld said:

Hitachi wants people to pay for goods with their fingerprint
'The system only needs the user to place their finger over a reader. The reader will automatically identify the user and retrieve the relevant data, such as credit card numbers.

Using the system, a user does not need to carry their smartphone or credit card to do shopping.'
https://reclaimthenet.org/hitachi-wants-people-to-pay-for-goods-with-their-fingerprint/

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Just keep throwing it out there until it sticks eh..

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Google’s "Soli" Radar Chip: Real-Time Biometric Data Collection:
"For example, since 2014, Google has been working on Project Soli, a very low-power, miniature 60 GHz radar device on a chip that can easily fit into a typical smartphone. It comes from Google’s Advanced Technology and Products division. Google’s new radar chip looks much more promising than smart clothing because of its extensive range of uses, including more problematic ones… like collecting real-time biometric data."
Video reveals how Google designed the Soli sensor to always be on:
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The FBI is spending millions on social media tracking software:
"The FBI has contracted for 5,000 licenses to use Babel X, a software made by Babel Street that lets users search social media sites within a geographic area and use other parameters. The FBI awarded the contract for 5,000 Babel X licenses after telling contractors it wanted software to “gather information” from “Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, Deep/Dark Web, VK and Telegram.” Also on the list: The FBI listed a slew of “preferable” — but not required — platforms, including 8Kun, Discord, Gab, Parler, Reddit, Snapchat, TikTok and Weibo. In contracting documents, the FBI estimates that its 5,000 licensees will run around 20,000 keyword searches every month, though it cautioned that that’s “merely an estimate.”
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Business Association Gives Residents And Businesses Free CCTV Cameras To Expand Police Cam Share Network:
"About 60 residents will be chosen each month to receive the cameras, which will be installed by a telecommunications company based in the city. An additional 100 businesses will be eligible for cameras through the program, and Jabri Jones President of the West Philadelphia Corridor Collaborative said the group aims to have all 310 cameras installed within the next five months. The devices will all be registered with the Police Department’s SafeCam network, which connects investigators to residents with security cameras in the aftermath of an incident."
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The military wants ‘robot ships’ to replace sailors in battle
https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2022/04/14/navy-robot-ships/

 

Israel successfully tests new laser missile defense system
https://apnews.com/article/technology-business-naftali-bennett-israel-middle-east-946f3744cfb6afd59a6ce1b053999ae1

 

Synopsys Probed for Allegedly Supplying Chip Design Software to Chinese Companies
https://www.tomshardware.com/news/synopsys-probed-for-allegedly-supplying-eda-tools-to-chinese-entities

 

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