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India parliament session may be cut short as COVID-19 cases among lawmakers rise, sources say - Reuters

19 September 2020 @ 5:57 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

India parliament session may be cut short as COVID-19 cases among lawmakers rise, sources say  Reuters

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi discusses aid with airline CEOs: sources - Reuters

19 September 2020 @ 5:10 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi discusses aid with airline CEOs: sources  Reuters

On the frontlines of the West Coast wildfires | Pictures - Reuters India

19 September 2020 @ 4:50 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

On the frontlines of the West Coast wildfires | Pictures  Reuters India

Philippines' Duterte keeps one meter social distancing rule - Reuters

19 September 2020 @ 3:38 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Philippines' Duterte keeps one meter social distancing rule  Reuters

Iranian Hackers Found Way Into Encrypted Apps, Researchers Say

19 September 2020 @ 3:30 am - Slashdot

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times: Iranian hackers, most likely employees or affiliates of the government, have been running a vast cyberespionage operation equipped with surveillance tools that can outsmart encrypted messaging systems -- a capability Iran was not previously known to possess, according to two digital security reports released Friday. The operation not only targets domestic dissidents, religious and ethnic minorities and antigovernment activists abroad,

Fires and floods hurl climate change to fore of U.S. election - Reuters

19 September 2020 @ 2:52 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Fires and floods hurl climate change to fore of U.S. election  Reuters

In shadow of China war games, Taiwan bids farewell to 'Mr Democracy' - Reuters

19 September 2020 @ 2:42 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

In shadow of China war games, Taiwan bids farewell to 'Mr Democracy'  Reuters

Japan's new PM Suga to meet with Pompeo in October: NHK - Reuters

19 September 2020 @ 1:45 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Japan's new PM Suga to meet with Pompeo in October: NHK  Reuters

Ginsburg's death turns spotlight on Trump's list of potential successors - reuters.com

19 September 2020 @ 1:36 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Ginsburg's death turns spotlight on Trump's list of potential successors  reuters.com

Reed relishes tough conditions at U.S. Open - Reuters

19 September 2020 @ 1:34 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Reed relishes tough conditions at U.S. Open  Reuters

Facebook Accused of Watching Instagram Users Through Cameras

19 September 2020 @ 1:20 am - Slashdot

Facebook is again being sued for allegedly spying on Instagram users, this time through the unauthorized use of their mobile phone cameras. Bloomberg reports: The lawsuit springs from media reports in July that the photo-sharing app appeared to be accessing iPhone cameras even when they weren't actively being used. Facebook denied the reports and blamed a bug, which it said it was correcting, for triggering what it described as false notifications that Instagram was accessing iPhone cameras. I

Tiger looks ahead after missing the cut at the U.S. Open - Reuters

19 September 2020 @ 12:49 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Tiger looks ahead after missing the cut at the U.S. Open  Reuters

Australia virus hotspot state records lowest new cases since June - Reuters

19 September 2020 @ 12:28 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Australia virus hotspot state records lowest new cases since June  Reuters

Taiwan pledges deeper U.S. ties as Chinese jets harry island - Reuters

19 September 2020 @ 12:20 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Taiwan pledges deeper U.S. ties as Chinese jets harry island  Reuters

Team Liquid holds off Cloud 9 at ESL Pro League: NA event - Reuters

19 September 2020 @ 12:13 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Team Liquid holds off Cloud 9 at ESL Pro League: NA event  Reuters

U.S. Supreme Court's Ginsburg, a liberal dynamo, championed women's rights - Reuters

19 September 2020 @ 12:06 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

U.S. Supreme Court's Ginsburg, a liberal dynamo, championed women's rights  Reuters

Tougher things to deal with than U.S. Open says Watson - Reuters

19 September 2020 @ 12:04 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Tougher things to deal with than U.S. Open says Watson  Reuters

Bill Gates On the Difference Between Elon Musk and Steve Jobs

18 September 2020 @ 11:40 pm - Slashdot

In an interview with Bloomberg, Bill Gates was asked whether his contemporary Elon Musk could be considered the "next Steve Jobs," due to the advancements his companies Tesla and SpaceX have made in electric cars and reusable rockets, respectively. CNBC reports: "If you know people personally, that kind of gross oversimplification seems strange," Gates told Bloomberg in the interview published Thursday. There are some key differences between the way Musk and Jobs operate, Gates said. "Elon's mor

After U.S. claims, France says no evidence of Hezbollah explosives stores - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 11:08 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

After U.S. claims, France says no evidence of Hezbollah explosives stores  Reuters

Fortnite: Save the World For Mac Is Shutting Down Because of Epic's Battle With Apple

18 September 2020 @ 11:00 pm - Slashdot

Epic Games says Fortnite: Save the World will no longer be playable on macOS beginning on September 23rd because Apple is preventing the game from receiving new updates. The Verge reports: The co-op action shooter was initially released as a paid early access title in 2017. Epic's far more popular free-to-play battle royale will still be playable on Mac, the company says. Epic says Apple is blocking new updates and patches for the macOS version of Save the World, and an upcoming update going out

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 debut derailed by website glitches, bots, lack of supply

18 September 2020 @ 10:39 pm - The Register

Chip giant dinged for failing to block automated buying Analysis  Nvidia launched its GeForce RTX 3080 graphics cards on Thursday and promptly sold out from its online store, to the annoyance of more than a few would-be customers who were left empty-handed.…

Brazil registers 858 new coronavirus deaths on Friday - reuters.com

18 September 2020 @ 10:31 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Brazil registers 858 new coronavirus deaths on Friday  reuters.com

Tesla Wins Lawsuit Against Whistleblower Accused of Hacks

18 September 2020 @ 10:20 pm - Slashdot

An anonymous reader writes: The US District Court of Nevada awarded Tesla a win in its lawsuit against a former employee, filed two years ago. You may recall CEO Elon Musk referred to this incident in a previously leaked email calling on employees to be "extremely vigilant." Martin Tripp, who worked at the company's Nevada Gigafactory, was accused of hacking the automaker and supplying sensitive information to unnamed third parties. Reuters reported Friday the court ruled in Tesla's favor and di

Lord of the Rings Special Effects Company 'Weta Digital' Launches Inquiry Into Toxic Workplace Claims

18 September 2020 @ 9:40 pm - Slashdot

AmiMoJo shares a report from The Guardian: Weta Digital, the special effects company behind the orcs, dragons and battle scenes of the Oscar-winning Lord of the Rings trilogy, has launched an independent investigation into allegations of a toxic work culture including sexism, bullying and pornography being shared on its intranet. The investigation was ordered by the company's majority owners, who include the director Peter Jackson, his wife, Fran Welsh, and screenwriter Phillipa Boyens. It follo

'Nasdaq whale' closes more large options trades - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 9:36 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

'Nasdaq whale' closes more large options trades  Reuters

U.S. approves Anheuser-Busch deal to buy Craft Brew Alliance - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 9:26 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

U.S. approves Anheuser-Busch deal to buy Craft Brew Alliance  Reuters

Bolivia election race heats up as field tightens - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 9:15 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Bolivia election race heats up as field tightens  Reuters

Trump says U.S. dealing well with 'tough,' 'smart' Taliban - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 9:13 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Trump says U.S. dealing well with 'tough,' 'smart' Taliban  Reuters

Let's go space truckin': 1970s probe Voyager 1 is now 14 billion miles from home

18 September 2020 @ 9:00 pm - The Register

NASA's long-lived spacecraft reaches another milestone NASA's extraordinarily long-lived Voyager 1 probe this week passed 14 billion miles from Earth.…

Bacterial Outbreak Infects Thousands After Factory Leak In China

18 September 2020 @ 9:00 pm - Slashdot

schwit1 shares a report from CNN: Several thousand people in northwest China have tested positive for a bacterial disease, authorities said on Tuesday, in an outbreak caused by a leak at a biopharmaceutical company last year. The Health Commission of Lanzhou, the capital city of Gansu province, confirmed that 3,245 people had contracted the disease brucellosis, which is often caused by contact with livestock carrying the bacteria brucella. Another 1,401 people have tested as preliminarily positi

'Bored by all this drama': TikTok users play it cool over latest U.S. ban threat - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 8:52 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

'Bored by all this drama': TikTok users play it cool over latest U.S. ban threat  Reuters

'We have to comply,' Mexican president says as friction grows over U.S. water pact - reuters.com

18 September 2020 @ 8:48 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

'We have to comply,' Mexican president says as friction grows over U.S. water pact  reuters.com

Reuters receives four Deadline Club Award honors - reuters.com

18 September 2020 @ 8:26 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Reuters receives four Deadline Club Award honors  reuters.com

Hours after U.S.-Canada border closure extended to Oct. 21, Trump says it 'opening pretty soon' - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 8:23 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Hours after U.S.-Canada border closure extended to Oct. 21, Trump says it 'opening pretty soon'  Reuters

CEO of Cyber Fraud Startup NS8 Arrested By FBI, Facing Fraud Charges

18 September 2020 @ 8:20 pm - Slashdot

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Forbes: The CEO of a startup that sold fraud prevention software is facing fraud charges after he was arrested Thursday by the FBI in Las Vegas. Adam Rogas, who abruptly resigned from NS8 earlier this month, is accused of misleading investors who poured in $123 million to his company earlier this year, a deal in which he allegedly pocketed more than $17 million. "Adam Rogas was the proverbial fox guarding the henhouse," acting Manhattan U.S. Attorney Audr

Das Keyboard 4C TKL: Plucky mechanical contender strikes happy medium between typing feel and clackety-clack joy

18 September 2020 @ 8:13 pm - The Register

Quality comes in small packages Review  Mechanical keyboard aficionados spend years (and an unconscionable amount of money) searching for typing perfection. One recent pocket-crushing contender in this arena is the Das Keyboard 4C TKL, which retails at $139 (or

Fiscal fizzle saps U.S. economic recovery, a possible boost to Biden - Reuters.com

18 September 2020 @ 8:13 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Fiscal fizzle saps U.S. economic recovery, a possible boost to Biden  Reuters.com

1,000 fans at Italian Open better than none, says Djokovic - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 8:09 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

1,000 fans at Italian Open better than none, says Djokovic  Reuters

New restrictions 'increasingly likely' in London - London Mayor - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 7:43 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

New restrictions 'increasingly likely' in London - London Mayor  Reuters

Trump says TikTok deal could move 'quickly,' there are great options - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 7:42 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Trump says TikTok deal could move 'quickly,' there are great options  Reuters

Rallying: Loeb rolls back the years in Turkey to become oldest leader - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 7:38 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Rallying: Loeb rolls back the years in Turkey to become oldest leader  Reuters

Trump says he expects to have coronavirus vaccine for every American by April - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 7:28 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Trump says he expects to have coronavirus vaccine for every American by April  Reuters

Canadian dollar weakens for second straight week as stocks fall - Reuters Canada

18 September 2020 @ 7:13 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Canadian dollar weakens for second straight week as stocks fall  Reuters Canada

Fed's Kashkari says pandemic aid was also 'banking bailout' - Reuters.com

18 September 2020 @ 7:08 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Fed's Kashkari says pandemic aid was also 'banking bailout'  Reuters.com

U.S., Guyana to launch joint maritime patrols near disputed Venezuela border - reuters.com

18 September 2020 @ 7:07 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

U.S., Guyana to launch joint maritime patrols near disputed Venezuela border  reuters.com

Fact check: Owner of burned Kenosha car dealership did not die by suicide - Reuters.com

18 September 2020 @ 7:01 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Fact check: Owner of burned Kenosha car dealership did not die by suicide  Reuters.com

LVMH says submits disputed Tiffany takeover for EU clearance - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 7:00 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

LVMH says submits disputed Tiffany takeover for EU clearance  Reuters

Corporate debt frenzy rolls on as worries loom over markets - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 6:52 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Corporate debt frenzy rolls on as worries loom over markets  Reuters

Online fraud prevention biz fails to prevent CEO's alleged offline fraud

18 September 2020 @ 6:47 pm - The Register

Security upstart NS8, which raised $123m in funding, let its leader have sole control over revenue records The Feds on Thursday charged the head of a cyber-fraud prevention company with fraud in a complaint unsealed in a New York City court.…

Kamala Harris stars in new comic book birthday gift - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 6:38 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Kamala Harris stars in new comic book birthday gift  Reuters

Turkey extends hydrocarbon survey off Cyprus by one month - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 6:33 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Turkey extends hydrocarbon survey off Cyprus by one month  Reuters

New storm stirs in U.S. Gulf as oil production recovers from Sally - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 6:11 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

New storm stirs in U.S. Gulf as oil production recovers from Sally  Reuters

Your anti-phishing test emails may be too easy to spot. NIST has a training tool for that

18 September 2020 @ 6:05 pm - The Register

Phish Scale hopes to make life easier for blue teams gazing at click rates The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has said it has developed a way of measuring precisely why corporate staff click on obvious phishing emails and open malware-laden attachments, despite warnings not to do those things.…

French COVID-19 cases jump to new daily record above 13,000 - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 5:52 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

French COVID-19 cases jump to new daily record above 13,000  Reuters

Climate strikers plan 'safe' return to protests, Greta Thunberg says - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 5:47 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Climate strikers plan 'safe' return to protests, Greta Thunberg says  Reuters

US Justice Department indicts six with conspiracy to pay bribes to Amazon employees - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 5:41 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

US Justice Department indicts six with conspiracy to pay bribes to Amazon employees  Reuters

Barrick Gold accepts Chilean court closure ruling on Pascua-Lama project - Reuters Canada

18 September 2020 @ 5:38 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Barrick Gold accepts Chilean court closure ruling on Pascua-Lama project  Reuters Canada

French coronavirus cases jump to new daily record over 13,000 - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 5:31 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

French coronavirus cases jump to new daily record over 13,000  Reuters

Wikipedia Edits Have Massive Impact on Tourism, Say Economists

18 September 2020 @ 5:30 pm - Slashdot

Forget glossy travel brochures and whizzy online sites; one of the most cost-effective ways tourism chiefs can drive business to their towns or cities is by updating their Wikipedia page. From a report: An experiment by economists at the Collegio Carlo Alberto in Turin, Italy, and ZEW in Mannheim, Germany, found that a few simple edits to a Wikipedia page could lead to an extra $130,000 a year in tourism revenue for a small city, underscoring the power of the free online encyclopaedia. The resea

It's IPO week and one of Wall Street's own is raising the spectre of a stock market crash

18 September 2020 @ 5:15 pm - The Register

Some aspects are 'eerily similar to the peak of the 2000 bubble' warns Bernstein In a week that saw three tech companies float on the Nasdaq and New York Stock Exchange, Wall Street analyst Bernstein is mulling the potential of a share price crash based on similar indicators prevalent during the .com bust.…

Canada drops free trade talks with China: The Globe and Mail - Reuters Canada

18 September 2020 @ 5:13 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Canada drops free trade talks with China: The Globe and Mail  Reuters Canada

Computing Pioneers Endorse Biden, Citing Trump Immigration Crackdown

18 September 2020 @ 5:05 pm - Slashdot

Two dozen award-winning computer scientists, in a rebuke of President Trump's immigration policies, said on Friday that they were endorsing Joseph R. Biden Jr. in November's presidential election. From a report: The scientists, including John Hennessy, the executive chairman of Google's parent company, Alphabet, are all winners of the Turing Award, which is often called the Nobel Prize of computing. In a group interview, four of the scientists said the Trump administration's restrictive immigrat

UK PM Johnson says second wave of virus inevitable, everything under review - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 5:04 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

UK PM Johnson says second wave of virus inevitable, everything under review  Reuters

UK PM Johnson says second wave of virus inevitable, new restrictions possible - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 5:04 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

UK PM Johnson says second wave of virus inevitable, new restrictions possible  Reuters

U.S. judge sets new hearing on request to block Commerce Department WeChat order - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 4:43 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

U.S. judge sets new hearing on request to block Commerce Department WeChat order  Reuters

Top 5 billionaires find that global pandemics are good for business – and their wallets

18 September 2020 @ 4:30 pm - The Register

Richest boys' club wealth grew by $101.7bn between March and June Astounding though it is, there are members of the human race about whom it can confidently be said: "Look, they're having a good pandemic."…

Chime leapfrogs Robinhood as most valuable U.S. fintech startup - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 4:26 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Chime leapfrogs Robinhood as most valuable U.S. fintech startup  Reuters

Equities sink on virus angsts, Fed aftermath; gold, yen rise - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 4:18 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Equities sink on virus angsts, Fed aftermath; gold, yen rise  Reuters

Moderna sees 20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine candidate by year end - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 4:17 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Moderna sees 20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine candidate by year end  Reuters

Breakingviews - Corona Capital: Millionaire tax, Rent the Runway - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 4:16 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Breakingviews - Corona Capital: Millionaire tax, Rent the Runway  Reuters

NBC Threatens To Black Out Apps on Roku in Dispute Over Peacock

18 September 2020 @ 4:12 pm - Slashdot

NBCUniversal plans to black out more than 11 channels on Roku's streaming platform Saturday morning, escalating a standoff with the company over its refusal to carry a new video app, Peacock. From a report: NBC's Peacock and AT&T's HBO Max have been unable to secure spots on Roku and Amazon.com's Fire TV since launching their streaming services earlier this year. Roku is demanding, among other things, a cut of the advertising inventory on those apps to sell on its own. Comcast's NBC and Warn

Unity Software soars in blockbuster NYSE debut - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 4:11 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Unity Software soars in blockbuster NYSE debut  Reuters

U.S. will extend border restrictions with Canada, Mexico until Oct. 21 - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 4:10 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

U.S. will extend border restrictions with Canada, Mexico until Oct. 21  Reuters

Ireland tightens Dublin COVID-19 restrictions as cases surge - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 4:00 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Ireland tightens Dublin COVID-19 restrictions as cases surge  Reuters

Guatemalan president and minister have coronavirus, cabinet to test - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 3:57 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Guatemalan president and minister have coronavirus, cabinet to test  Reuters

Kragh Andersen takes second Tour stage win with late solo attack - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 3:29 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Kragh Andersen takes second Tour stage win with late solo attack  Reuters

AT&T Considers Cellphone Plans Subsidized by Ads

18 September 2020 @ 3:25 pm - Slashdot

AT&T is considering offering wireless phone plans partially subsidized by advertising as soon as a year from now, Chief Executive John Stankey said in an interview on Tuesday. From a report: The consideration, which has not been previously disclosed, underscores AT&T's commitment to the advertising business as the U.S. phone carrier reviews its portfolio to identify assets to sell in order to reduce its debt load. AT&T is considering selling its advertising-technology unit Xandr, sou

Bad news for 'cool dads' trying to bond with their teens: China-owned TikTok and WeChat face US download ban by Sunday

18 September 2020 @ 3:20 pm - The Register

Unless the Orange One steps in to save the day. Fancy that! The US Department of Commerce has threatened to ban new downloads of Chinese-owned social media platforms Tiktok and Wechat from app stores this weekend.…

Moderna expects to make 20 million doses of coronavirus vaccine by 2020 end - reuters.com

18 September 2020 @ 3:03 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Moderna expects to make 20 million doses of coronavirus vaccine by 2020 end  reuters.com

Amal Clooney quits UK envoy role over 'lamentable' international law breach - Reuters UK

18 September 2020 @ 2:59 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Amal Clooney quits UK envoy role over 'lamentable' international law breach  Reuters UK

European cities announce new restrictions as COVID-19 cases soar - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 2:57 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

European cities announce new restrictions as COVID-19 cases soar  Reuters

France moves to freeze plans for environmental tax on airlines - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 2:51 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

France moves to freeze plans for environmental tax on airlines  Reuters

EU to introduce crypto-assets regime by 2024, EU documents say - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 2:44 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

EU to introduce crypto-assets regime by 2024, EU documents say  Reuters

Bill To Tear Down Federal Courts' Paywall Gains Momentum in Congress

18 September 2020 @ 2:42 pm - Slashdot

The House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved the Open Courts Act -- legislation to overhaul PACER, the federal courts' system for accessing public documents. The proposal would guarantee free public access to judicial documents, ending the current practice of charging 10 cents per page for many documents -- as well as search results. From a report: The bill must still be passed by the full House and the Senate and signed by the president. With Election Day just seven weeks away,

Showers bring relief to fire-ravaged Oregon as death toll rises in California - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 2:35 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Showers bring relief to fire-ravaged Oregon as death toll rises in California  Reuters

Did this airliner land in the North Sea? No. So what happened? El Reg probes flight tracker site oddity

18 September 2020 @ 2:26 pm - The Register

All is well. Unless you trust everything you see on the internet An airliner that appeared to crash into the North Sea earlier this week in fact landed safely. Yet multiple flight tracker websites showed it spiralling into the ocean. Experts have explained to The Register what really happened.…

'I will not hide': Peru President defiant in impeachment defense - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 2:26 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

'I will not hide': Peru President defiant in impeachment defense  Reuters

Fed officials tussle over practical meaning of new inflation policy - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 2:07 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Fed officials tussle over practical meaning of new inflation policy  Reuters

Trump To Ban US TikTok and WeChat App Store Downloads on September 20

18 September 2020 @ 2:04 pm - Slashdot

The US Commerce Department has issued a new order to block people in the US from downloading the popular video-sharing app TikTok as of September 20th, Reuters first reported Friday. From a report: The full order was published by the Department of Commerce on Friday morning. "Any transaction by any person, or with respect to any property, subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, with ByteDance Ltd," the order reads, "shall be prohibited to the extent permitted under applicable law." It

Democrats boost U.S. consumer sentiment, current account deficit widens 52.9% - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 2:02 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Democrats boost U.S. consumer sentiment, current account deficit widens 52.9%  Reuters

U.S. current account deficit jumps 52.9% as COVID-19 disrupts trade - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 2:02 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

U.S. current account deficit jumps 52.9% as COVID-19 disrupts trade  Reuters

'We are abandoned,' residents in COVID-hit Madrid district await lockdown decision - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 1:51 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

'We are abandoned,' residents in COVID-hit Madrid district await lockdown decision  Reuters

U.S. details up to $14 billion in new aid for farmers - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 1:36 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

U.S. details up to $14 billion in new aid for farmers  Reuters

Biden or Trump, no guarantee of a post-Brexit U.S.-UK trade deal - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 1:33 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Biden or Trump, no guarantee of a post-Brexit U.S.-UK trade deal  Reuters

Reseller gives Brits Insight into value webcam shipments of the future-ture-ture-ture

18 September 2020 @ 1:30 pm - The Register

Pull on your gold hoodie and Darth Vader breathing apparatus and take a trip with us to 2051 Updated  Worried about the impact of Brexit and COVID-19 on your supply chain? Wondering about the operating systems of the future? A reseller has the inside scoop on when you should expect that shipment of 17 "Windows XP" cams, and it's 2051.…

White House announces $11.6 billion aid for Puerto Rico - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 1:21 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

White House announces $11.6 billion aid for Puerto Rico  Reuters

White House announces nearly $13 billion in aid for Puerto Rico three years after Hurricane Maria - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 1:21 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

White House announces nearly $13 billion in aid for Puerto Rico three years after Hurricane Maria  Reuters

Exclusive: Fearing supply shortfall, EU wants to buy more COVID vaccines - EU sources - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 1:18 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Exclusive: Fearing supply shortfall, EU wants to buy more COVID vaccines - EU sources  Reuters

$65 billion cash mystery puzzles Britain's audit office - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 1:13 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

$65 billion cash mystery puzzles Britain's audit office  Reuters

Facebook Issues New Rules On Internal Employee Communication

18 September 2020 @ 1:00 pm - Slashdot

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNBC: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday outlined to employees a new set of principles to guide debates and conversations within Workplace, the company's internal social network. Zuckerberg outlined the changes to address "a lot of very tense conversations happening out in the world," according to company spokesman Joe Osborne. The new principles follow a set of similar changes at Google, which is increasing the moderation of its internal message bo

This is how demon.co.uk ends, not with a bang but a blunder: Randomer swipes decommissioning domain

18 September 2020 @ 12:45 pm - The Register

Namesco says soz, Brit data watchdog investigating The last vestige of ye olde UK ISP Demon Internet, in the form of the demon.co.uk subdomain, was given its marching orders this year – after internet services outfit Namesco told customers to change their email address by 29 May.…

Assange lawyer says she saw Trump ally offer to arrange pardon - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 12:12 pm - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Assange lawyer says she saw Trump ally offer to arrange pardon  Reuters

Should we all consolidate databases for the storage benefits? Reg vultures deploy DevOps, zoos, haircuts

18 September 2020 @ 12:00 pm - The Register

As the wisdom of the crowd decides Register Debate  You’d think debating the benefits of database consolidation for storage would be a relatively straightforward affair. Not when it’s a Register Debate.…

Fear and resolve at Philippine maternity hospital amid pandemic - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 11:59 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Fear and resolve at Philippine maternity hospital amid pandemic  Reuters

Salesforce to add 12,000 jobs by next year - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 11:51 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Salesforce to add 12,000 jobs by next year  Reuters

Take Five: IPOs - Peak Optimism - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 11:47 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Take Five: IPOs - Peak Optimism  Reuters

Trump to block U.S. downloads of TikTok, WeChat on Sunday: officials - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 11:36 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Trump to block U.S. downloads of TikTok, WeChat on Sunday: officials  Reuters

U.N. steps up monitoring of reported abuses in Belarus, raising stakes - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 11:28 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

U.N. steps up monitoring of reported abuses in Belarus, raising stakes  Reuters

Behold the Bloo Screen of Death: Bathroom borkage stops spray play

18 September 2020 @ 11:20 am - The Register

Flushed out Bork!Bork!Bork!  Windows pops up in the strangest of places. Sure, digital signage – been there, done that. But as something to stare at when one should be directing one's undercarriage? That's a new one.…

Libya's Haftar says he will lift oil blockade - reuters.com

18 September 2020 @ 11:12 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Libya's Haftar says he will lift oil blockade  reuters.com

Indexes end lower, Nasdaq, S&P 500 post third week of declines - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 10:53 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Indexes end lower, Nasdaq, S&P 500 post third week of declines  Reuters

Wall Street falls in choppy trading as tech sell-off resumes - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 10:53 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Wall Street falls in choppy trading as tech sell-off resumes  Reuters

Jack Ma's Ant Group wins Shanghai OK for launch of giant dual IPO - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 10:47 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Jack Ma's Ant Group wins Shanghai OK for launch of giant dual IPO  Reuters

Elecrow CrowPi2: Neat way to get your boffins-to-be hooked on Linux from an early age and tinkering in no time

18 September 2020 @ 10:45 am - The Register

The kiddiwonks won't even know they're learning Review  The Raspberry Pi's pitch is simple: it's a dirt-cheap, low-stakes computer designed to inspire experimentation in software engineering and electronics. Since it first hit the market in 2013, a flood of third-party accessories popped up to help foster that. Take, for example, the Elecrow CrowPi2.…

EU regulator backs dexamethasone as COVID-19 treatment - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 10:42 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

EU regulator backs dexamethasone as COVID-19 treatment  Reuters

Google removes Paytm mobile app from store over policy violations - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 10:33 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Google removes Paytm mobile app from store over policy violations  Reuters

Three women in final five for WTO leadership race - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 10:13 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Three women in final five for WTO leadership race  Reuters

Biden challenges Trump on economy in Minnesota face-off, early voting begins in four states - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 10:08 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Biden challenges Trump on economy in Minnesota face-off, early voting begins in four states  Reuters

What are the Fed's new hurdles for rate hikes? Only the Fed knows - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 10:05 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

What are the Fed's new hurdles for rate hikes? Only the Fed knows  Reuters

Iran's RampantKitten spy crew were snooping on expats and dissidents for six years

18 September 2020 @ 10:00 am - The Register

So says Check Point, piecing together Telegram-busting malware clues Infosec outfit Check Point says it has uncovered a six-year Iranian cyber-spying campaign directed at expats and dissidents worldwide.…

Tech savvy, flexible workers boost COVID-hit Nordic economies - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 9:22 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Tech savvy, flexible workers boost COVID-hit Nordic economies  Reuters

Amazon gets its tax excuses in early amid rising UK profits – but leaves El Reg off the press list. Can't think why

18 September 2020 @ 9:20 am - The Register

A charm offensive, or just plain offensive? Amazon tried to head off negative column inches about its tax-efficient operations in Britain by cherry-picking journalists to brief on its latest financial results days before they hit Companies House.…

Travel stocks weigh on Europe as coronavirus cases pick up - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 9:09 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Travel stocks weigh on Europe as coronavirus cases pick up  Reuters

How is your machine learning project coming along? Get some inspiration from our MCubed Online conference

18 September 2020 @ 9:00 am - The Register

Explainability, model testing, experience reports – we've got everything you need next month Event  Remember the days of coming together at a conference and venting about work stuff while learning something that may actually help you move your company's machine learning initiative forward?…

UK restaurant visits fall after government subsidy ends - reuters.com

18 September 2020 @ 8:51 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

UK restaurant visits fall after government subsidy ends  reuters.com

Russia approves first COVID-19 prescription drug for sale in pharmacies - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 8:43 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Russia approves first COVID-19 prescription drug for sale in pharmacies  Reuters

As we stand on the precipice of science fiction into science fact, people say: Hell yeah, I want to augment my eyesight!

18 September 2020 @ 8:30 am - The Register

They're called glasses, look it up Dude. Imagine, like, if you had – bear with me – a smartphone, right? But, like, in your HEAD?!…

iOS 14 suffers app preference amnesia: Rebooting an iThing resets browser, email client defaults back to Safari, Mail

18 September 2020 @ 7:57 am - The Register

You didn't want to run that hot Cupertino code? Too bad, loser Apple's iOS 14 is supposed to let people select third-party apps, such as Chrome and Outlook, as their default browser and email client. Yet, when the iThings are rebooted or powered back on, these choices are wiped, and the defaults reset to Apple's Safari and Mail.…

Israel returns to lockdown as COVID-19 cases mount - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 7:42 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Israel returns to lockdown as COVID-19 cases mount  Reuters

Apple 'proud to support Indian customers and their communities' – but maybe not so much for COVID-slammed retailers

18 September 2020 @ 7:33 am - The Register

Online Apple store comes to India even as millions remain in containment zones Apple will grace India with its online store, at just the moment that local bricks and mortar retailers need trade they can get.…

Travel stocks slump in Europe as virus cases surge, banks drag - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 7:28 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Travel stocks slump in Europe as virus cases surge, banks drag  Reuters

He was a skater boy. We said, 'see you later, boy' – and the VAX machine mysteriously began to work as intended

18 September 2020 @ 7:15 am - The Register

Go pivot on this On Call  Everyone loves a mystery so clamber into the On Call vaults for a good old-fashioned VAX-based whatdunnit.…

Ericsson to buy wireless networking firm Cradlepoint in $1.1 billion deal - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 6:39 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Ericsson to buy wireless networking firm Cradlepoint in $1.1 billion deal  Reuters

Second UK lockdown? England COVID-19 cases rising by 6,000 per day - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 6:36 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Second UK lockdown? England COVID-19 cases rising by 6,000 per day  Reuters

Alibaba wants to get you off the PC upgrade treadmill and into its cloud

18 September 2020 @ 6:34 am - The Register

Pitches tiny 'cloud computer' that streams apps and OSes over WiFi and hooks up to USB-C displays Alibaba has teased a tiny PC replacement that will stream apps from its cloud.…

Second UK lockdown? COVID hospital admissions double every eight days - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 6:32 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Second UK lockdown? COVID hospital admissions double every eight days  Reuters

Tesla wins case against former employee accused of hacking, transferring data - Reuters

18 September 2020 @ 6:31 am - "when:24h allinurl:reuters.com" - Google News

Tesla wins case against former employee accused of hacking, transferring data  Reuters

Woman dies after hospital is unable to treat her during crippling ransomware infection, cops launch probe

18 September 2020 @ 5:55 am - The Register

Extortionware is bad but it never killed anyo... never mind A woman in Germany died after a ransomware infection prevented her hospital from giving her emergency treatment.…

Thunderbird implements PGP crypto feature requested 21 years ago

18 September 2020 @ 5:03 am - The Register

As Mozilla kills off secure file transfer tool because – shock! – it was being abused Mozilla's mail reader Thunderbird has implemented a feature first requested 21 years ago.…

Pakistan to smartphone-makers: Come for the low tax, stay to create your replacements

18 September 2020 @ 3:31 am - The Register

Floats industry plan that requires ramp-up of locally made components and complete tech transfer Pakistan has proposed that foreign smartphone-makers entering the country will have to help it build a domestic smartphone industry.…

USA still hasn’t figured out details of WeChat ban but promises users won't be punished

18 September 2020 @ 2:15 am - The Register

Three days remain before definition of prohibited transactions drops The United States Department of Justice (DoJ) has revealed that the Trump administration has not yet decided exactly what sort of ban it wants to impose on Tencent-operated messaging service WeChat, but that users of the service won’t be subject to any penalties.…

Feeling bad about your last security audit? Check out what just happened to the US Department of Interior

17 September 2020 @ 11:47 pm - The Register

It starts with a backpack of $200 of electronics and poor Wi-Fi security The US Department of the Interior (DoI) spectacularly failed its latest computer security assessment, mostly for a lack of Wi-Fi defenses.…

Internet Archive's way cool Wayback Machine gets way more websites in Cloudflare fail-over pact

17 September 2020 @ 10:56 pm - The Register

And Cloudflare customers get way better availability The Internet Archive, repository for some 468bn webpages, has become a fail-over service for Cloudflare customers, which could improve website availability for everyone.…

Strap in for the wild ride that is invest.com: A failed legal battle, millions of dollars on the line... and that Yo! app

17 September 2020 @ 9:56 pm - The Register

Plus: Strange $12m sale rumors surround top domain name Analysis  The man who claims he was screwed out of ownership of one of the internet’s most valuable addresses – invest.com – has lost a critical appeals court ruling. He reckons the battle’s not over yet, though.…

Google bans stalkerware apps from Android store. Which is cool but... why were they allowed in the first place?

17 September 2020 @ 7:28 pm - The Register

Disclosed tracking, helicopter parenting programs are still kosher In an update to its Android Developer Program Policy, Google on Wednesday said stalkerware apps in its app store can no longer be used to stalk non-consenting adults.…

Video encoders using Huawei chips have backdoors and bad bugs – and Chinese giant says it's not to blame

17 September 2020 @ 6:42 pm - The Register

Telecom kit maker points finger in the general direction of Middle Kingdom's complicated supply chain Hardware video encoders from multiple suppliers contain several critical security bugs that allow a remote unauthenticated miscreant to run arbitrary code on the equipment.…

New strategy, Cloudera? Hadoop flinger launches NoSQL database, visualisation tools in head-scratching flurry

17 September 2020 @ 5:31 pm - The Register

Another facet of its data platform vision thing Analysis  For a data company, Cloudera appears to be short on answers. Amid a raft of technology releases, it seems to be trying to insert its muzzle into two well-established markets while questions still remain over its Enterprise Data Cloud, announced more than a year ago.…

Ah yes, Sony, that major player in the smartphone space, has a new flagship inbound: The Xperia 5 II

17 September 2020 @ 4:46 pm - The Register

Snapdragon 865-powered, 120Hz tall boy focuses on fun and games Hoping to regain ground lost to competitors in China and South Korea, Sony today unveiled its latest flagship smartphone: the €899 Xperia 5 II.…

Flashy tabs and no Flash: Apple rolls out Safari 14 to macOS Catalina, Mojave users

17 September 2020 @ 4:02 pm - The Register

End of the line for Adobe's multimedia nightmare on iGiant's browser Ahead of the macOS Big Sur launch, Apple has released Safari 14 to the general public, granting Mojave and Catalina users access to the company's latest browser.…

AWS hoping to pick up stream with Cloud Digital Interface: Low latency cloud network for uncompressed video

17 September 2020 @ 3:15 pm - The Register

Cloud connection with the performance of 12G-SDI - as long as VMs are physically close together Amazon Web Services has said its new Cloud Digital Interface (CDI) will enable cloud-based video production across multiple virtual machines for the first time.…

GCHQ agency 'strongly urges' Brit universities, colleges to protect themselves after spike in ransomware infections

17 September 2020 @ 2:27 pm - The Register

Never mind real-world viruses, get your networks into lockdown ASAP GCHQ offshoot the National Cyber Security Centre has warned Further and Higher Education institutions in the UK to be on their guard against ransomware attacks as the new academic year (sort of) gets under way.…

How do you solve 'disruption' at the UK border after Brexit? Let's call Peter Thiel! AI biz Palantir – you're hired

17 September 2020 @ 1:45 pm - The Register

Oh, and Smart Freight System software in beta by April... will be used from December. WCGW? The UK government has enlisted controversial US AI biz Palantir in a bid to "mitigate and manage potential disruption at the border" as the country's departure from the EU comes into force.…

What did they do – twist his Arm? Ex-Qualcomm senior veep joins SiFive as CEO, RISC-V PC for devs teased

17 September 2020 @ 1:00 pm - The Register

Vector-math processor core for high-perf computing promised, too Ex-Qualcomm exec Patrick Little will today take over as CEO and president of Arm-wrestling RISC-V chip design upstart SiFive.…

Microsoft forks out $3m in back pay settlement to make Feds' hiring discrimination probe go away

17 September 2020 @ 12:44 pm - The Register

Agreement puts a stop to the audit, but isn't an admission of wrongdoing Updated  Microsoft has agreed to fork out $3,000,000 in back pay and interest to resolve an investigation by a US federal agency looking into allegations it unlawfully passed over qualified Asian, African American, and Hispanic applicants who were looking for work.…

Financial Reporting Council slaps Autonomy auditor Deloitte with £15m fine over audit 'misconduct'

17 September 2020 @ 12:15 pm - The Register

Two audits also hit with combined £750k of personal fines by accountacy regulator Deloitte has been fined £15m by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) for “serious and serial failures” in its auditing of British software company Autonomy prior to the latter’s acquisition by HP for $11bn.…

Amazon Lex can now speak British English... or simply 'English' if you're British

17 September 2020 @ 11:45 am - The Register

Alexa-derived chatbot tech allegedly understands 'the British accent', but fails to recognise that there are many It's only taken three years, but the conversational interface tech underlying Amazon's Alexa assistant is now capable of the world's lingua franca in its purest form – "British English".…

.UK overlord Nominet tells everyone not to worry about 'distorted' vote allocations in its board elections

17 September 2020 @ 11:13 am - The Register

Errors had no material effect on the outcome, promises the, er, board chairman Nominet has been forced to admit it wrongly calculated election results for its board of directors in 2018 and 2019.…

Relics of the past to be found in Oxford: A medieval friary, a Saxon wall, and... Windows 7

17 September 2020 @ 10:30 am - The Register

Shopping paradise forgot to pay for more support Bork!Bork!Bork!  Microsoft has many operating systems that simply refuse to die. MS-DOS can be found here and there. Windows XP continues to hang around like a toxic airborne emission. And Windows 7? Despite the software maker's best efforts, it lingers on.…

One down, two to go: Astra's first attempt to reach orbit scuppered by iffy guidance

17 September 2020 @ 9:15 am - The Register

Also: Cygnus named for Columbia 'naut, and Space Shuttle Endeavour dressed up for launch In brief  "As we've always said, we expect it to take three flights to make it to orbit," upstart launch vehicle outfit Astra bravely said as its imaginatively named Rocket 3.1 went *phut* shortly after lift-off last week.…

You have to be very on-trend as a cybercrook – hence why coronavirus-themed phishing is this year's must-have look

17 September 2020 @ 8:30 am - The Register

F-Secure gives its take on the first half of 2020 in internet scumminess Coronavirus-themed malicious emails were the standout feature of online naughtiness in the first half of 2020, according to infosec firm F-Secure – though overall volumes of phishing did decrease a touch.…

Cisco’s 'intuitive security' tool can’t handle MAC address randomization out-of-the-box

17 September 2020 @ 7:58 am - The Register

iOS 14's new MAC scrambling could stop upgraded devices from connecting, Android 10 also a mess Cisco promotes its Identity Services Engine (ISE) as “intuitive network security for the digital age.” But Switchzilla has just explained that it’s not very good at handling the growing practice of MAC address randomization by mobile devices.…

What the hell is going on with .uk? Dozens of domain names sold in error, then reversed, but we'll say no more about it, says oversight org

17 September 2020 @ 7:32 am - The Register

Fasthosts made a mistake, this exhibit is closed The perilous state of the UK's internet space has been exposed once again, as the second largest seller of .uk domain names admitted last night it wrongly sold dozens of valuable internet addresses.…

Need to track IT kit? Business continuity? Legal? ServiceNow has a package of satellite apps for you... now

17 September 2020 @ 6:58 am - The Register

Biz is not going to make any impact in core areas – but there's much more to life than HR, supply chains, accounting, analyst tells us ServiceNow, the workflow company home to humble-bragging CEO Bill McDermott, on Wednesday launched a package of tools to help organizations scratch an itch incumbent management software suites may not be able to reach.…

Not content with distorting actual reality, Facebook now wants to build a digital layer for the world

17 September 2020 @ 6:28 am - The Register

Data-harvesting test pilots to roam the streets wearing AR glasses and little lanyards explaining that you’re being recorded By permitting conspiracies and blatant falsehoods to circulate unchallenged, Facebook made denial of reality a nasty feature of actual reality. And now the Silicon Valley juggernaut has decided it wants to figure out how to build a digital layer that overlays the real world.…

Japan’s new PM makes e-government a key plank of his platform

17 September 2020 @ 5:19 am - The Register

And fancies giving mobile carriers a kicking to bust cosy triumvirate and make number-porting less of a nightmare Japan has three dominant mobile carriers and when consumers want to move from one to another and keep their current phone number, they must fill out a paper form, pay about US$30 and wait for delivery of a new SIM.…