NSA Collected 500 Million US Call Records In 2017, Says Report

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: The U.S. National Security Agency collected more than 500 million phone call records of Americans last year, more than triple gathered in 2016, a U.S. intelligence agency report released on Friday said. The sharp increase to 534 million call records from 151 million occurred during the second full year of a new surveillance system established at the spy agency after U.S. lawmakers…

May 4, 2018
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Cybersecurity company Carbon Black closes up 26% on its first day of trading after raising $152M in its IPO and is now valued at $2B (Dan Primack/Axios)

May 4, 2018

Dan Primack / Axios: Cybersecurity company Carbon Black closes up 26% on its first day of trading after raising $152M in its IPO and is now valued at $2B  —  Cybersecurity company Carbon Black went public on Friday, raising $152 million in its IPO and closing its first day of trading up 26%. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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The narrowing divide

Over the last few decades, the boundaries of the international shipping industry were largely set in stone: Container lines limited their role to moving goods on their ships, wholesaling vessel space to logistics firms, and retailing it to large shippers. That left logistics firms to perform most of the value-adding services along… Source: http://www.joc.com

May 4, 2018
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Growing Petition Requests Apple Recall MacBook Pro With ‘Defective Keyboard’

Apple might have some explaining to do if a recent petition against its MacBook Pro continues to gain steam. From a report: A petition surfaced this week on Change.org that calls on Apple to recall MacBook Pro units released since late 2016 over what the petition author Matthew Taylor calls a “defective keyboard.” The petition seeks 7,500 signatures and as of this writing, it’s closing in on 6,200. Judging by…

May 4, 2018
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