UK may want a refund if it’s cut out of Galileo GPS project

Earlier this year, the European Commission revealed that Brexit might jeopardize the UK’s involvement in the Galileo project, which is Europe’s endeavor to build a their own version of America’s GPS system. Now, Reuters reports that Britain may demand its money back if it is indeed cut out of the Galileo project. The UK, which […]

‘It’s not a gun issue. It’s a heart issue’: Texas shooting survivors say they can’t be compared to the Parkland students

Getty Images/Scott Olson Survivors of the deadly massacre at Santa Fe High School in Texas last week are grappling with how to respond to the shooting in the shadow of a similar one in Parkland, Florida. Though many of the Parkland students have become outspoken gun-control advocates, Santa Fe students say they’re different. A new […]

You Can Redeem SkyMiles for Dom Pérignon — And It’s Not a Bad Deal

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Trump weighs in on ‘Yanny’ vs. ‘Laurel’ debate: ‘It’s covfefe’

AP Images The White House released a lighthearted video of various officials weighing in on the fierce debate that took the internet by storm this week. Are you hearing “Yanny” or “Laurel?”See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: Ian Bremmer: Why the American dream doesn’t exist anymore See Also: Donald Trump […]

It has been a bad week for encrypted messaging and it’s only Wednesday

Enlarge (credit: Elsamuko / Flickr) The past three days have highlighted the potential perils that can threaten people who rely on desktop computers to send encrypted messages. The events—which involve encrypted email and the desktop versions of the Signal and Telegram messaging programs—should in no way discourage people from using encryption. They do, however, provide […]

Most smart speaker owners don’t use their devices to shop online, and more than half say it’s because of a lack of trust (AMZN)

As it turns out, even consumers who willingly keep a smart speaker in their homes don’t trust them with certain personal information. A recent survey from comScore showed that 70% of smart speaker owners haven’t used theirs to order items online, presenting a big challenge to the AI-powered device’s potential to serve as a new consumer […]