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Sources: Matt Mazzeo, formerly of Lowercase Capital, quits Binary Capital weeks after quietly joining as its third partner (Dan Primack/Axios)

Dan Primack / Axios: Sources: Matt Mazzeo, formerly of Lowercase Capital, quits Binary Capital weeks after quietly joining as its third partner  —  We have some updates on the situation at Binary Capital, the San Francisco-based venture capital firm whose co-founding partner, Justin Caldbeck … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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How a network of dummy online stores pretending to sell household goods is used to hide internet gambling payments from regulators and card issuers (Alasdair Pal/Reuters)

Alasdair Pal / Reuters: How a network of dummy online stores pretending to sell household goods is used to hide internet gambling payments from regulators and card issuers  —  A network of dummy online stores offering household goods has been used as a front for internet gambling payments, a Reuters examination has found. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Sources: Pandora founder and CEO Tim Westergren plans to step down, will likely stay until a replacement is found (Peter Kafka/Recode)

Peter Kafka / Recode: Sources: Pandora founder and CEO Tim Westergren plans to step down, will likely stay until a replacement is found  —  The streaming music giant doesn’t have a replacement for its founder lined up.  —  Pandora founder and CEO Tim Westergren plans to step down as the streaming music company’s leader … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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I’m Selling a Late 2013 MacBook Pro

My friend Saša is selling his MacBook Pro from late 2013 for $1,700 so that he can buy a MacBook. Here are the specs: Retina 2.6 Ghz i7 (4 cores) 16 GB memory 1 TB SSD 1.5 GB dedicated video card Model Name:MacBook Pro   Model Identifier:MacBookPro11,3   Processor Name:Intel Core i7   Processor Speed:2.6 GHz   Number of Processors:1   Total Number of Cores:4   L2 Cache (per Core):256 KB   L3 Cache:6 MB   Memory:16 GB…

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Roadside Cameras Infected with WannaCry Virus Invalidate 8,000 Traffic Tickets

Long-time Slashdot reader nri tipped us off to a developing story in Victoria, Australia. Yahoo News reports: Victoria Police officials announced on Saturday, June 24, they were withdrawing all speed camera infringement notices issued statewide from June 6 after a virus in the cameras turned out to be more widespread than first thought. “That does not mean they [the infringement notices] won’t not be re-issued,” Assistant Commissioner Doug Fryer told…

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Australian Officials Want Encryption Laws To Fight ‘Terrorist Messaging’

An anonymous reader quotes Ars Technica: Two top Australian government officials said Sunday that they will push for “thwarting the encryption of terrorist messaging” during an upcoming meeting next week of the so-called “Five Eyes” group of English-speaking nations that routinely share intelligence… According to a statement released by Attorney General George Brandis, and Peter Dutton, the country’s top immigration official, Australia will press for new laws, pressure private companies,…

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Why So Many Top Hackers Come From Russia

Long-time Slashdot reader tsu doh nimh writes: Brian Krebs has an interesting piece this week on one reason that so many talented hackers (malicious and benign) seem to come from Russia and the former Soviet States: It’s the education, stupid. Krebs’s report doesn’t look at the socioeconomic reasons, but instead compares how the U.S. and Russia educate students from K-12 in subjects which lend themselves to a mastery in coding…

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