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Amazon Pulled Over 1 Million Items Capitalizing on Coronavirus

The retail giant says it penalizes sellers who violate its policies, but some merchants say enforcement seems haphazard.   Powered by WPeMatico

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More Companies Drop Out of GDC Over Coronavirus Fears

Organizers of the Game Developers Conference postponed the event after a series of big-name companies like Amazon and Blizzard pulled out citing health concerns. Powered by WPeMatico

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The FCC Fines Wireless Companies for Selling Users’ Location Data

The proposed fines—against T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint—total more than $200 million for their role in breaches of privacy. Powered by WPeMatico

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Did a Woman Get Coronavirus Twice? Scientists Are Skeptical

News reports claim that a Japanese patient was reinfected with Covid-19. But there are other possibilities, like a bad test or a flare-up of the original disease. Powered by WPeMatico

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The Long Path out of the Vulnerability Disclosure Dark Ages

Letting a company know about flaws in their products has gotten easier since 2003—but not by much. Powered by WPeMatico

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China Removed a Pandemic-Themed Game From Its iOS App Store

*Plague Inc*. saw a spike in popularity around the world following initial reports of the Covid-19 outbreak. Powered by WPeMatico

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Dangerzone Lets You Open Email Attachments Safely

Dangerzone takes potentially malicious files and safely sanitizes them for you. Powered by WPeMatico

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Covid-19 Is Traveling Along the New Silk Road 

A striking overlap exists between the path of today’s viral spread and the path of the Black Death in the 1300s. Powered by WPeMatico

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Intuit and Credit Karma’s $7B Deal Means Bigger Data. Is That Better?

Antitrust regulators say they’re interested in data-driven mergers. Now we’ll see how serious they are. Powered by WPeMatico

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In Naples, Faith Substitutes for What Science Can’t Foresee

Because volcanic eruptions are tricky to predict, some Neapolitans—who are sandwiched between two volcanoes—take solace in Catholic miracles. Powered by WPeMatico