Saturday, 2 August 2014

140801


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140731 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2014/07/140731.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

UK to become world number one in DNA testing with plan to revolutionise fight against cancer and rare diseases - http://www.genomicsengland.co.uk/uk-to-become-world-number-one-in-dna-testing-with-plan-to-revolutionise-fight-against-cancer-and-rare-diseases/

Rare Beltway Bipartisanship: Bashing Japan Trade Policy - http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/07/31/rare-beltway-bipartisanship-bashing-japan-trade-policy/ I'm sure that will go down well in #Japan #TPP

Court Says Who Cares If Ireland Is Another Country, DOJ Can Use A Warrant To Demand Microsoft Cough Up Your Emails - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140731/15051528076/court-says-who-cares-if-ireland-is-another-country-course-doj-can-use-warrant-to-demand-microsoft-cough-up-your-emails.shtml

Russia ordered to pay £1.5bn to former Yukos shareholders - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/31/russia-ordered-pay-15bn-yukos-shareholders that's on top of $50 bn Yukos already won....

Public service #whistleblowers 'treated shockingly', report finds - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/aug/01/public-service-whistleblowers-treated-shockingly great to see this being highlighted at last

Punish Music Pirates With Finger Amputations, Artist Says - http://torrentfreak.com/punish-music-pirates-with-finger-amputations-artist-says-140731/ ah, #copyright....

Bug spotting: Germans hold 'nature walks' to observe rare #NSA spy - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/31/bug-spotting-germans-nature-walks-observe-nsa-spy Germany leads the way (again)

"For every kg of shrimp on your dinner table, 26kg of other sea animals were killed & tossed back into the sea" - http://www.alternet.org/food/shocking-facts-seafood-production

HP 255 G1 Laptop with #Ubuntu, now £199.98 - http://www.ebuyer.com/620311-hp-255-g1-laptop-with-ubuntu-h60q17ea-abu I've bought one of these - great value (no, I'm not on commission...)

Everyone I know is brokenhearted. - http://zenarchery.com/2014/08/everyone-i-know-is-brokenhearted/ great piece, if a rather -ve; you know, do something - plenty of us are trying

French Company That Sells Exploits To The NSA Sat On An Internet Explorer Vulnerability For Three Years - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140725/11013528006/french-company-that-sells-exploits-to-nsa-sat-internet-explorer-vulnerability-three-years.shtml pathetic

Minister: Sue Mums, Dads, Students To Send Anti-Piracy Message - http://torrentfreak.com/minister-sue-mums-dads-students-to-send-anti-piracy-message-140801/k lovely; how about selling what people want?

Oil industry's influence 'weakens' safeguards for EU citizens - https://www.theparliamentmagazine.eu/articles/news/oil-industrys-influence-weakens-safeguards-eu-citizens @EU_Commission lets down its citizens again...

Thailand's ruling junta approves China rail links worth $23bn - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/01/thailand-junta-approve-china-rail-link-23bn hugely significant for the region - & #China's power

The Great Barrier Reef and the coal mine that could kill it - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/aug/01/-sp-great-barrier-reef-and-coal-mine-could-kill-it shame on the Australian government for this #AU

Windows XP falls below 25% market share while Windows 8.1 loses share for the first time - http://thenextweb.com/microsoft/2014/08/01/windows-xp-falls-25-market-share-windows-8-1-loses-share-first-time/ going down...

Language School's Blogger Fired For Writing A Post On Homophones; Director Fears Association With 'Gay Sex' - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140731/08043328070/language-schools-blogger-fired-writing-post-homophones-director-fears-association-with-gay-sex.shtml wha?

Major South Korean Pharmaceutical Company Ditches #Windows for #Ubuntu - http://news.softpedia.com/news/Major-South-Korean-Pharmaceutical-Company-Ditches-Windows-for-Ubuntu-453083.shtml small-scale, but notable

Austrian law student sues #Facebook…again - http://www.tgdaily.com/social/122226-austrian-law-student-sues-facebookagain this man is a star #nsa

"Canadian government has been holding up finalizing #CETA due to fears of more Eli Lilly-style case" - http://www.thestar.com/business/2014/08/01/geist_how_a_20yearold_patent_application_could_upend_canadas_biggest_trade_deal.html?app=noRedirect #ISDS

Dining with Martin Rees, Stephen Hawking, and Paul Dirac - http://www.centauri-dreams.org/?p=31230 Trinity College, 1976; can't think why they didn't ask me

Who Is Behind #Gaza's Mass Execution? - http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/08/01/who-is-behind-gaza-s-mass-execution.html disturbing (v @Brown_Moses @MaxBlumenthal)


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