Apple Not Happy About USB C Mandate

The company is begrudgingly complying with the EU’s requirement.

Axios and Pre-Chewed News

Jim VandeHei and company have put out a new style guide.

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The Unexpected Impacts Of A “Better Technology”

An example of when better isn’t better.

Palin Attempting Political Comeback

She is running to finish out Don Young’s term in Congress.

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The End of Passwords?

One of the great annoyances of the Internet is slowly going away.

The Dreaded Green Bubble

Apple’s iMessages and teen chic.

Blackberries Going Dark

If you’re still carrying one of these, it’ll be a brick in three days.

Wonkier Worldwide Web

The Internets are terrible.

Apple Saving the Environment by Being Cheap

A credulous report on the tech giant’s altruism.

A Specious Comparison of Voting Rules

No, Colorado’s voting regulations are not roughly the same as Georgia’s.

Why the Polls Were Wrong

A myriad of possible explanations.

Is Email That Bad?

A new company has reinvented the communication tool that people love to hate.

Biden’s Veep Search

Every Democratic woman seems to be under consideration.

Worse Than 9/11 and the Great Recession Combined

The greatest crisis the nation has faced in my lifetime.

Should We Blame Bernie for His Trolls?

There’s a disturbing pattern of misogyny from his supporters.

Photo Corner: the Canon EOS RP (A Review)

Regulars beware: this is a total deviation from normal content.

Trump Goes Full Dictator

Donald Trump isn’t just admiring dictators now, he’s acting like one.

Trump’s Newest China Tariffs Are Going To Hurt Americans

The new round of tariffs on Chinese made goods that the President announced late last week will have a particularly severe impact on consumers and retailers.

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Smartphone Migration

Breaking up is hard to do.

Where Have All the Editors Gone?

Grammar and spelling errors abound at all but a handful of news sites.

Anthony Weiner Released From Prison

The ignominious saga of Anthony Weiner appears to have reached its end.

Apple Launching Controversial News and Video Service

Is 50 percent too high a take? Or the best deal in town?

When Donald Trump Calls, The Chinese And Russians Are Listening In

President Trump’s private phone calls are apparently a major source of intelligence for foreign nations.

Amazon Becomes Second Company To Hit $1,000,000,000,000 Market Value

Amazon has joined Apple to become the second American corporation to reach $1,000,000,000,000 in market valuation.

The Cable Bundle is Dying. We’ll Miss it When it’s Gone.

As much as we hate paying $200 a month for television, the future is likely going to be worse.

Apple Tops $1,000,000,000,000 In Value

Forty-two years after being founded in a California garage, and twenty years after nearly going broke, Apple Computer has become the first publicly traded company to top $1 trillion in value.

Trump Announces ‘Space Force.’ Now What?

Seemingly out of nowhere yesterday, the Commander-in-Chief ordered the Pentagon to create a fifth service.

Netanyahu’s New Claims Against Iran Prove To Be Much Ado About Nothing

Israeli Prime Minister gave a speech yesterday designed to undermine the nuclear deal with Iran. The evidence was unconvincing, but the speech was really only aimed at an audience of one.

Hillary Clinton: ‘They Were Never Going to Let Me Be President’

A longtime “Hillary Beat” reporter ruminates on what she and her candidate could have done differently in 2016.

The End Of The Credit Card Signature

The next time you sign a credit card receipt could be the last.

Police Now Have Ability to Unlock Phones

A decryption device called GrayKey is being used by all manner of government agencies.

Uncase that iPhone!

Nick Statt argues that the iPhone X is just too nice to ruin with a plastic case.

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Have Smart Phones Gone the Way of the PC?

Have we reached the point where the processing speed, connectivity, and cameras on our smart phones are simply good enough?

Donald Trump And The ‘Being There’ Presidency

Donald Trump spends an inordinate amount of time watching television and regurgitating what he sees on Twitter. That’s not healthy.

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The Meatloaf All Around Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

Putting Health Care Policy in Comparative and Philosophical Perspective

The problem with all the replacement talk is that there is no evidence that the GOP pathways will work.

Google Account Hell

I’m about to lose access to the primary email account I’ve had for more than a dozen years.

Clinton Email Scandal and The ‘Powell Did it Too’ Defense

Yes, Colin Powell used private email too. No, it’s not the same thing. No, it’s not because he was a Republican.

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Federal Judge Denies Request To Force Apple To Extract Data From iPhones In Drug Case

A Federal Judge in New York has denied an F.B.I. request to force Apple to extract data from iPhones involved in a Federal drug case.

Ted Cruz Faces A Test In Texas

On Tuesday, Ted Cruz’s campaign faces what amounts to a do-or-die battle in Texas.

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Apple Fighting Order To Assist In Decrypting Phone Of San Bernardino Terrorist

Apple is resisting a Federal Court order that it assist the F.B.I. in decryption of the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino terrorists.

Can Christie Bounce Back After The Bridgegate Indictments? Probably Not

Aides to Governor Chris Christie apparently think there’s still a way he can run a credible campaign for President, but it seems unlikely.

Hillary Clinton Tries To Quell Controversy Over Email, But Only Creates More Question

Hillary Clinton addressed the week-long email controversy, but her explanations only raised new questions.

Blackberry CEO: The Government Should Force Companies To Make Apps For Blackberry Phones

The head of Blackberry thinks he can save his company by getting the government to force others to make content for Blackberry phones

Chart of the Day

Kids These Days!

Virginia Judge Rules Police Can Compel Suspect To Unlock Phone Locked Via Fingerprint

The Fourth and Fifth Amendments do not prevent the police from compelling you to unlock your phone if you used fingerprint scan technology to lock it, Virginia Judge has ruled.

iPhones and the US-China Trade Gap

Another example of the silliness of the “trade deficit” concept.