News and other Things I’ve found interesting April 23rd 2020

Just another shelter in place day. Bike still not in shop to get fix because I don’t have the cash. But please enjoy the content that none of you feel worthy of providing a thank you tip for now and then.

Sea turtles are thriving as coronavirus lockdown empties Florida beaches

Help Protect Sarasota County’s Sea Turtles

Seattle waterfront Why is there glass in the sidewalk

A turtle on train tracks

Jacksonville beach packed as Florida coronavirus cases hit record

People flock to Jacksonville beaches as they reopen amid coronavirus pandemic

Jacksonville beaches reopen, but Florida schools will remained closed.

Hot Property The $30-million mansion that once got Prince in hot water

Land O’Lakes replaces Native American woman logo, touts farmer-owned credentials instead

U.S. judge blocks Twitter’s bid to reveal government surveillance requests

Judge blocks Twitter’s bid to reveal government surveillance requests

Judge dismisses Twitter lawsuit that sought to reveal government surveillance requests

Antibody study suggests coronavirus is far more widespread than previously thought

Bangladesh garment workers pack streets to demand wages during coronavirus lockdown

Hong Kong police arrest over a dozen pro-democracy lawmakers, activists

Linksys asks users to reset passwords after hackers hijacked home routers last month

Paranoid Android reboots itself with new Android 10 builds

Paranoid Android Quartz 1

Academics steal data from air-gapped systems using PC fan vibrations

Bad news: Dark web sales of fraud guides are booming. Good news: They’re useless fakes

Fraudsters are selling fraudulent fraud guides to wannabee fraudsters.

DHS CISA: Companies are getting hacked even after patching Pulse Secure VPNs

That critical VMware vuln allowed anyone on your network to create new admin users, no creds needed

FBI is investigating more than 1,000 cases of Chinese theft of US technology

Windows Defender crashes: Microsoft fixes bug causing full scans to fail

Google: We’ve blocked 126 million COVID-19 phishing scams in the last week

Google blocking 18m coronavirus scam emails every day

Govt to release source code of forthcoming ‘COVID trace’ app

Europe publishes draft rules for coronavirus contact-tracing app development, on a relaxed schedule

Iran military manages to keep a straight face while waggling miracle widget that ‘can detect coronavirus from 100m away’

AWS rolls faster and more secure Snowballs

Intelsat orbital comms satellite is back online after first robo-recovery mounting and tug job gets it back into position

Hailing frequencies open, sir… America’s Space Force hurls its first military comms satellite into Earth’s orbit

Google calls a halt on Chrome 82, but the version 83 beta has arrived early – so it’s coding and bug finding time ahead

Open-source security: This is why bugs in open-source software have hit a record high

Programming languages: JavaScript now used by 12 million developers but Kotlin rises fastest

Only 3% of developers are actually getting paid for their work on open-source projects.

From open-source hater to no. 1 fan: Microsoft now tops Google, Facebook in GitHub contributors

Open-source giant Red Hat has a new CEO

Huawei changes its patent story

Huawei joins major US-based open-source patent protection consortium OIN

A sector soars: Online grocery shopping numbers are officially crazy

Sustainability, data key to survival for new players eyeing Singapore’s digital bank market

Go Google free: We pick privacy-friendly alternatives to every Google service

Vast new study confirms significant health benefits of nature

Why you need to look out for fake olive oil

CFIA on the hunt for fake olive oil

The calming power of a simple walk during a pandemic

San Diego Comic-Con is canceled for the first time in 50 years

Instagram’s cofounders built a website to track state-by-state spread of COVID-19

The COVID Tracking Project

The best graphs and data for tracking the coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus pandemic: facts, updates and what to do about COVID-19

COVID-19 Map – Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center

Amazon using thermal cameras at some warehouses to scan workers for fevers

France Restricts Amazon Delivery During the Pandemic

French ruling pushes Amazon to close its warehouses over COVID-19 health concerns

Five fishermen, a stormy night and £53m of cocaine: were the Freshwater Five wrongly convicted?

This hurts a ton-80: British darts champ knocked out of home tourney by lousy internet connection

UAE to issue $5,500 fines for sharing unauthorized coronavirus information

‘I don’t have weeks to wait’: What delays in stimulus payments mean for Americans

Texans plan to turn out Saturday calling to reopen the country

Providing dialysis to Covid-19 patients is the latest unforeseen challenge taxing hospitals.

One in three jobs held by women is essential, putting them on the pandemic’s front lines.

Protesters, anti-quarantine groups call for end to coronavirus closures