Google exposes security flaw in Microsoft Edge browser, no ETA on patch.

Google has discovered security flaws in competitors products several times in the past, and those discoveries have become the source of some friction. In recent years, that’s included Microsoft, and now Google has discovered yet another issue. more…

via Google exposes security flaw in Microsoft Edge, no ETA on patch 90 days after discovery — 9to5Google

Why Amazon Cut Hundreds of Jobs at Its Seattle HQ Inc. is cutting hundreds of jobs at its headquarters in Seattle, paring back older departments focused on selling goods online while hiring in newer lines of business like cloud computing and its Alexa platform.

via Why Amazon Just Cut Hundreds of Jobs at Its Seattle Headquarters — TIME

HR has lost the trust of employees. Here is who has it now…

Human resources has to be one of the greatest bait-and-switch professions one can join today. HR departments position themselves with a forward-facing fluffy image, whether improving the productivity of workers through training and development programs or perhaps righting the yawning inequality gap in America by encouraging diverse hiring standards. Read…

via HR has lost the trust of employees. Here is who has it now — TechCrunch

Fake credit card skimmers stealing in plain sight at Aldi stores


Police in Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania have spotted a group of thieves who are placing completely camouflaged skimmers on top of credit card terminals in Aldi stores. The skimmers, which the gang placed in plain sight of surveillance video cameras, look exactly like the original credit card terminals but would store debit card numbers and PINs…

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One of all-time greatest barn-finds will be auctioned at Gooding & Company Amelia Island

The 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB Long Nose Alloy and the 1967 Shelby 427 Cobra, hidden away in a North Carolina garage for over 25 years, will highlight the Amelia Island Auction in March.

read more via One of the Greatest Barn-Find Discoveries of All Time Will Be Presented at Gooding & Company’s Amelia Island Auction — Motor Sports Newswire

Human Genome Project pioneer George Church wants to empower you to sell your DNA on blockchain

The blockchain is the buzziest thing on the internet these days and now MIT professor and godfather of the Human Genome Project George Church wants to put your genes on it. 39

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