Japan’s Rikunabi Scandal Shows The Dangers of Privacy Law Loopholes

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Technology users around the world are increasingly concerned, and rightly so, about protecting their data. But many are unaware of exactly how their data is being collected and would be shocked to learn of the scope and implications of mass consumer data collection by technology companies. For examp...
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Tech Industry Quietly Patches FragAttacks Wi-Fi Flaws That Leak Data, Weaken Security

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An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Register: A dozen Wi-Fi design and implementation flaws make it possible for miscreants to steal transmitted data and bypass firewalls to attack devices on home networks, according to security researcher Mathy Vanhoef. On Tuesday, Vanhoef, a postdoctoral ...

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EIA forecasts less natural gas-fired electricity generation this summer

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We published a Summer Electricity Outlook supplement, which provides more detail about our forecasts for U.S electricity consumption, power generation, and electricity prices for the upcoming summer months of ...

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Poor safety on boat led to death of Indonesian fisherman off north-east coast

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www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/a… It further stated: “The controls listed in the vessel’s risk assessment to mitigate the severity were not being followed at the time of the accident. “The vessel’s safety management system was incomplete and was not being properly used or maintained on b...

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Hydrogen professionals, don’t shy away from open dialogues on safety

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www.h2-view.com/story/hyd… The speed at which the industry and awareness of hydrogen are growing today is unprecedented. As of early 2021, over 200 large-scale projects have been announced across the value chain, with a total value exceeding $300bn1, which requires a big step change in the s...

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Biden Administration Approves Nation’s First Major Offshore Wind Farm

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The Biden administration gave approval Tuesday to the nation's first commercial-scale offshore wind farm, which is scheduled to begin construction this summer. The New York Times reports: he Vineyard Wind project calls for up to 84 turbines to be installed in the Atlantic Ocean about 12 nautical mil...

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As Jakarta Grows, So Do the Water Issues

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                    <a href="https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/images/148303/as-jakarta-grows-so-do-the-water-issues"><img src="https://eoimages.gsfc.nasa.gov/images/imagerecords/148000/148303/jakarta_oli_2019254_th.jpg"
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                    Sinking land, rising seas, and rainfall-driven floods pose big problems for Indonesia’s largest city.
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Apple Faces UK Class Action for App Store Overcharging

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Apple is facing a London lawsuit over claims it overcharged nearly 20 million U.K. customers for App Store purchases, yet another legal headache for the tech giant fighting lawsuits across the world. Bloomberg reports: Apple's 30% fee is "excessive" and "unlawful" the claimants said in a press relea...

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