August 30th @ 2:45 PM GMT (1.4 hr ago)
SlashDot An anonymous reader writes: A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has ruled that the Los Angeles Police Department is not required to hand over a week's worth of license plate reader data to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). He cited the potential of compromising criminal investigations and giving (un-charged) criminals the ability to determine whether or not they were being targeted by law enforcement (PDF). The ACLU and the EFF sought th... (Technology)
August 30th @ 2:30 PM GMT (1.7 hr ago)
Yahoo! For those of you not popping Molly at Electric Zoo in New York this Labor Day weekend, Budweiser and Live Nation (with plenty of help from Jay Z) are throwing the annual Made in America Festival. This year, however, the event is taking place in both Los Angeles at Grand Park and over Philadelphia's Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Headlining acts include Kanye West, The National, Weezer, and Kendrick Lamar, and tickets are still available. Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang recently unveiled a new, ma... (Technology)
August 30th @ 2:01 PM GMT (2.2 hr ago)
Wall Street Journal Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba plans to launch its U.S. initial public offering, which could raise more than $20 billion, early in the week of Sept. 8. (Technology)
August 30th @ 2:00 PM GMT (2.2 hr ago)
Yahoo! The palmtop has gone away, but some people could still use an integrated pocketable typing device.> (Technology)
August 30th @ 1:38 PM GMT (2.6 hr ago)
SlashDot Taco Cowboy sends this report from Vox: One of the big mysteries in the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is where the virus came from in the first place — and whether it's changed in any significant ways. In a new paper in Science (abstract), researchers reveal that they have sequenced the genomes of Ebola from 78 patients in Sierra Leone who contracted the disease in May and June. Those sequences revealed some 300 mutations specific to this outbreak. Among their findings, the researche... (Technology)
August 30th @ 1:30 PM GMT (2.7 hr ago)
August 30th @ 12:50 PM GMT (3.3 hr ago)
Wall Street Journal Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba plans to launch its U.S. initial public offering, which could raise more than $20 billion, early in the week of Sept. 8. (Technology)
August 30th @ 12:27 PM GMT (3.7 hr ago)
SlashDot DeviceGuru (1136715) writes ''In a bid to harness the energy and enthusiasm swirling around today's open, hackable single board computers, Imagination Technologies, licensor of the MIPS ISA, has unveiled the Creator C120 development board, the ISA's counter to ARM's popular Raspberry Pi and BeagleBone Black SBCs. The MIPS dev board is based on a 1.2GHz dual-core MIPS32 system-on-chip and has 1GB RAM and 8GB flash, and there's also an SD card slot for expansion. Ports include video, au... (Technology)
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