Things I’ve found interesting February 10th 2020

A list of things I’ve found interesting for this Monday.

Windows 7 bug prevents users from shutting down or rebooting computers

Another major bug hits Windows 7 after the January 14 end-of-life (EOL) deadline.

Ransomware installs Gigabyte driver to kill antivirus products

RobbinHood ransomware deploys novel technique to make sure it can encrypt files without being interrupted.

Snatch ransomware reboots PCs in Windows Safe Mode to bypass antivirus apps

Nemty Ransomware Update Lets It Kill Processes and Services

Scam, spam and phishing texts: How to spot SMS fraud and stay safe

Here’s what will and won’t set off PayPal’s crime-detection system.

Clearview’s Terrifying Facial Recognition Can’t Go Back in the Bottle

Facebook buys startup using AI vision to find your location

Fossil Fuel Vehicles Plummet 40% In Sweden As EVs Triple To Over 30% Market Share

Schneider Electric To Replace Entire 14,000 Car Fleet With EVs By 2030

Electric moped sharing is becoming so popular, competition is now heating up

Someone’s leaked Microsoft Flight Simulator gameplay and it looks incredible

The 10 most important breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence

Researcher Discloses Critical Flaws Affecting Millions of HiSilicon Chips

‘Anything can happen’: Guernsey, Sask. residents want answers after 2nd derailment

2 CP crude oil train crashes 2 months apart in same Sask. area: ‘Coincidence’ or ‘deeper problem’?

Federal transport minister orders trains to slow down after fiery crash in Sask.

U.S. rail carrier reportedly cracked down on same retrofitted tank type involved in fiery Sask. derailment

Murders of monarch butterfly activists stun Mexico

Farewell to the St. Louis Summit, The Best Hill You’ve Never Climbed

How Much Reality Will MTV’s New Show About the Busch Family Share?

Ten Projects Shaping St. Louis

St. Louis Can’t Help Itself When it Comes to Soccer Stadium Financing

Actor-comedian Orson Bean is killed after being struck by two cars in Venice

Actor Orson Bean, local theater mainstay who rose to fame as a 1950s TV personality, dies

Orson Bean, actor and guest on TV game shows, dies at 91

US citizen dies of Wuhan virus in first confirmed non-Chinese fatality

New Report on 138 Coronavirus Cases Reveals Disturbing Details

As China returns to work, it is hardly business as usual

Irish voters frustrated by economy choose next leader

Jordan Peterson seeks ’emergency’ drug detox treatment in Russia

Liam Gallagher’s Son and Ringo’s Grandson in Court Over Grocery Store Fight

Sold-out arenas, manic fandom: Will K-pop supergroup SuperM be the next BTS?

Pamela Anderson’s 12-day marriage happened because her heart was ‘too open’

Is Oscar nominee Antonio Banderas a ‘person of color’? It’s complicated

NYPD cop shoves ‘fare-beating’ teen out of subway station in video

New Origin Story for Gross Blobs That Wash Up on Beaches

‘The Scream’ Is Fading. New Research Reveals Why.

A Detail You May Not Have Noticed in Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel Fresco

How One Climate Reporter Helps Readers Care About Kelp

Mother and daughters told ‘too big’ for business class

Does fat shaming help people lose weight?

Erectile dysfunction pills can permanently distort vision

The more meat you eat, the shorter your erections last: study

Men with erectile dysfunction have 59% higher risk of heart disease: study

Erectile dysfunction may predict strokes and heart attacks

The more meat you eat, the shorter your erections last: study

How much sex should couples have? Here’s what experts say.

How much sex should couples be having to stay happy? Here’s what experts say

Alison Mau: My children have left home and I’m trying not to be a puddle of grief

Dear Keith: Young woman pens open letter to her sexual harasser

‘Gone Fishing’ update: Gail Maney recalled to prison

How to Throw a Boomerang Like a Pro

Salt Bae’s Meat Empire Is Rife With Labor Problems

Salt Bae Accused of Sexism at His Brickell Steakhouse

The Big Question for Global Startups Post-Brexit: Where Do You Put Your European Headquarters Now?

Virginia Legislature Passes Bill to End Day Honoring Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson

Irish election: first-ever Saturday general election vote

Trump’s Jobs Record Is Weaker Than Everyone Thought

Trump Is Purging People Who Testified Against Him During the Impeachment Hearing

Trump hasn’t offered any reason beyond the obvious for punishing Alexander Vindman

Congress should put an end to the State of the Union. For good.

FactChecking the State of the Union

De Blasio admits NYC crime jump is linked to bail reform

How Much of the Internet Is Fake? Turns Out, a Lot of It, Actually.

Tesla soars in Germany with massive 168% increase in registrations in January

Europe pushes plan to build a gigafactory to rival Tesla, China on electric-car batteries

Huawei: Senior Tories want Huawei ‘ruled out’ of 5G plans

Actor Robert Conrad, best known for ‘The Wild Wild West,’ dead at 84

Robert Conrad of ‘The Wild Wild West’ dead at 84

Robert Conrad, star of ‘The Wild, Wild West,’ dies at 84