Record and score meetings on body language.

Microsoft has filed a patent “to record and score meetings on body language” because why the heck not:

If you have been wanting to read about iPhones and “one of the most breathtaking hacks ever” today might be your lucky day:

Here is news of a “popular SMS messaging app for Android” that is “exposing the privately shared photos, videos and files of millions of users”

Things that Alexa can do:

1) recite the temperature.

2) recite the time.

3) recite “anti-Semitic conspiracy theories to users”

Wait. Back up one.

A guy in North Carolina “has been sentenced to nearly eight years in prison” for “running a service that launched distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks” in addition to “conducting bomb threats against thousands of schools”

Reports are in that “Facebook cryptocurrency Libra will launch as early as January” because what the world really needs at a time like this is another new cryptocurrency.

If you have been wondering what to get that hard-to-buy-for person on your gift list you can now buy them a “cyberpunk toilet” accessory for just $11.

Today’s software vulnerability news includes Oracle and allows attackers ” to execute code of their choice, including malware that makes servers part of a botnet that steals passwords and other sensitive information.”

The folks over at Newsweek are reporting that Bitcoin is “an overnight success a decade in the making”

Take a minute to read this post that saysBitcoin moves $500K around the globe every second”

The CEO of “the multinational largest asset manager with over $7.4 trillion dollars in asset” is saying that Bitcoin “can potentially “evolve” into a global asset”

News is in that Coinbase has revealed that “it facilitated MicroStrategy’s $425 million Bitcoin purchase”

The president of the European Central Bank apparently “is working to denigrate Bitcoin and altcoins” while she wishes for “the advent of a central bank digital currency (CBDC) common to the euro zone.”

Here is the story of a woman who “was only 14 when she was groomed to have virtual sex with an older man she met on social media” and then “spent years scrubbing explicit video from the internet”

Google is saying that “its News Showcase will add free access to paywalled stories”

Let’s see how well this works out for them:

Everyone sing along while sounding different from one another: “Spotify has reportedly developed an AI-powered tool to detect alleged songwriting plagiarism.”

Try to map out some time to read this analysis report about how the American Civil Liberties Union has launched a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security “over purchase of cellphone location data used to track immigrants”

The US National Labor Relations Board is alleging that “Google illegally spied on workers before firing them”

Still no word on legally spying on workers before firing them.

This report asks “can an Apple search engine ever compete with Google?” [Apple Maps is asking on behalf of a friend]

Reports are in that “BlackBerry shares soar in wake of Amazon deal to develop vehicle data platform”

In related news:

Blackberry is still a thing.

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