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People in this country might have to follow state orders while dining out

People in this country might have to follow state orders while dining out In its effort to curb food waste, the Indian government wants to fix serving sizes across hotels and restaurants.It’s wastage of food and also money people pay for something that they don’t eat,” a government official said in a report in the Hindustan Times.

The Dallas siren hack was carried out with radio signals

The Dallas siren hack was carried out with radio signals That conjures up a certain image of someone hunched over a computer gaining access to critical government networks.The city first believed the incident to be a malfunction before later admitting that someone had accessed its control systems.

Daily News: Apr-14-2017

Daily  News: Apr-14-2017 A prototype of the new Dodge Demon had set an all-time dragstrip record, hitting 140 at the end of the quarter mile in just 9.The NHRA added, it was banning the new muscle car from production before the first model officially rolled off the production line.

Apple’s App Store has reportedly come under fire from Chinese regulators

Apple’s App Store has reportedly come under fire from Chinese regulators Now, it is turning a skeptical eye on the Cupertino, California-based company’s App Store.On Wednesday, China’s official Xinhua News Agency reported that authorities will “tighten up checks on software applications available in the Apple Store.

FCC Chairman Announces Plan to Roll Back Net Neutrality Regulations

FCC Chairman Announces Plan to Roll Back Net Neutrality Regulations Many of us hoped the net neutrality battle was over two years ago when the FCC implemented Title II classification of internet service providers.Indeed, chairman Pai has released a plan to roll back the 2015 Title II “common carrier” reclassification, essentially gutting net neutrality in the US.

Government web surveillance: Scarier than you may think

Government web surveillance: Scarier than you may think According to an Oxford study from 2016, surveillance states promote and breed fear and conformity, and forget about free expression.It has been four years since Edward Snowden’s revelations about the state of global mass surveillance, led by the notorious NSA in America.

Government Twitter accounts are debating 'Star Wars' politics and it's great

Government Twitter accounts are debating 'Star Wars' politics and it's great Not familiar with Australia's parliamentary system?All you need to know is that the people running its Twitter accounts seem to be massive Star Wars geeks.

Uber faces DOJ criminal investigation over creating evasive Greyball software

Uber faces DOJ criminal investigation over creating evasive Greyball software Department of Justice has launched a criminal probe into the development and use of Uber’s Greyball software.Obviously, this dissuades drivers from operating Uber vehicles within the city and increases the number of residents using licensed taxi services.

Phase 2 of Ultra-Fast Broadband build underway - who’s town is next?

Phase 2 of Ultra-Fast Broadband build underway - who’s town is next? The second phase of the government’s Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) initiative is underway, with Hikurangi and Hokitika the lucky first towns to benefit.“Having access to fast and reliable broadband is critical for regional towns like Hikurangi and Hokitika,” Communications Minister, Simon Bridges.

The FCC Votes to Kill Net Neutrality, Dismantle Title II Rules Governing ISPs

The FCC Votes to Kill Net Neutrality, Dismantle Title II Rules Governing ISPs The FCC has begun the process of dismantling net neutrality and its classification of ISPs as common carriers under Title II.” The classification of ISPs under Title II was a contentious decision that the industry ultimately forced upon itself.