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Credit Acceptance to expand Michigan headquarters, add 532 jobs

Auto lender Credit Acceptance plans to add more than 500 jobs in an expansion of its corporate headquarters in suburban Detroit......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsMar 1st, 2017

People who were impersonated by anti-net neutrality spammers blast FCC

FCC should investigate and throw out fake comments, impersonation victims say. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Palto) Fourteen people who say their names and addresses were attached to anti-net neutrality comments without their permission have.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 9 min. ago

First data from Juno shows strong magnetic field, massive polar storms

Unexpected features of gravity and magnetic fields provide new hints of interior. Enlarge / Jupiter's chaotic, cyclone-filled poles. (credit: J.E.P. Connerney et al., Science) It's hard to imagine that the Solar System's biggest planet, which.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 25 min. ago

Republicans claim 1st Amendment right to send you robo-voicemails

GOP asks FCC to exempt direct-to-voicemail messages from robocall rules. Enlarge / The FCC is being asked to decide whether this ringless voicemail technology should be subject to anti-robocall rules. (credit: Stratics Networks) You might sta.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 9 min. ago

Keep your data safe in style with the Hammer Anvil RFID-blocking wallet

The Hammer Anvil RFID-blocking wallet protects your RFID-enabled credit card data from being stolen and looks great doing it. This leather minimalist wallet would make a great gift for a dad or a grad, and is just $12 on Amazon. The post Keep your da.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 17 min. ago

No prison for Colombian biologist who uploaded scientist’s thesis to Scribd

"I have been cleared. I am innocent." Enlarge / Diego Gómez (credit: Electronic Frontier Foundation) A Colombian biologist was facing up to eight years in prison for sharing a scientist's thesis on the online documents portal Scribd. But the.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 49 min. ago

Cloudflare gets another $50,000 to fight “new breed of patent troll”

Cloudflare also hopes to change state laws to limit attorney-owned patents. Enlarge (credit: @mopictures) Cloudflare, the CDN and Internet security company, has gone full berserker-mode in its fight against patent-holding company Blackbird Tec.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 49 min. ago

Medicinal use for marijuana confirmed: CBD helps kids with rare epilepsy

Randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled trial finds cannabidiol benefits. Enlarge / Medical marijuana growing in a facility in Canada. (credit: Getty | Richard Lautens) In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial—the.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News7 hr. 49 min. ago

Amazon"s 2-For-1 Dash Button Deal Actually Nets You Two Free Dash Buttons - Deal Alert

Right now if you buy a Dash Button, Amazon will give you one for free in honor of National Pet Week, this week. But they're still giving you the $4.99 credit after the first time you use it. So that's two Dash buttons for free, really (typically D.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News8 hr. 1 min. ago

Marijuana component reduces seizures in kids with rare form of epilepsy

Randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled trial finds cannabidiol benefits. Enlarge / Medical marijuana growing in a facility in Canada. (credit: Getty | Richard Lautens) In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial—the.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 41 min. ago

Heads up: Augmented reality prepares for the battlefield

Straight out of Call of Duty, the TAR aims put soldiers right on target. (credit: US Army) At last week's Pentagon Lab Day in Washington, DC, the Army's Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC) and Army.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 41 min. ago

Shipments of 18:9 smartphone panels to surge in 2H17

In view of fast growing demand for 18:9 all-screen displays from smartphone vendors, panel makers will expand production of such panels in the second half of 2017, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News10 hr. 33 min. ago

Cox, Holman team up on subscription sales model

Cox Automotive and Holman Enterprises are teaming up to#8203; expand a retail vehicle-subscription service dubbed Flexdrive......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News17 hr. 25 min. ago

Intel to make Thunderbolt 3 royalty-free in bid to spur adoption

And the company has promised that it'll put Thunderbolt 3 controllers into its processors. Enlarge / It was either this or yet another picture of some lightning. (credit: Airwolfhound) We're big fans of Thunderbolt 3 here at Ars, attracted by.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News22 hr. 17 min. ago

A wormable code-execution bug has lurked in Samba for 7 years. Patch now!

Comparisons to the Windows flaw WCry exploited are exaggerated, but only a little. Enlarge (credit: Guido Sorarù) Maintainers of the Samba networking utility just patched a critical code-execution vulnerability that could pose a severe threat.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News22 hr. 17 min. ago

GM to cut jobs at international headquarters, report says

GM will slash headcount at its international headquarters in Singapore as part of efforts to reduce exposure to unprofitable and unpromising markets, Reuters reported......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017

If you’d bought $1,000 of Bitcoin in 2010, you’d be worth $35M

Price of Bitcoin has doubled in 2017, and other currencies have jumped even more. Enlarge (credit: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images) The price of Bitcoin, the most popular the digital crytpo-currency, has skyrocketed this year. Accor.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017

Google and Facebook lobbyists try to stop new online privacy protections

Lobbyists try to kill "opt-in" privacy standard before it can be implemented. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Thomas Jackson) Lobbyists for Google, Facebook, and other websites are trying to stop the implementation of a proposed law that woul.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017

Windows switch to Git almost complete: 8,500 commits and 1,760 builds each day

The Windows team's migration to Git is almost complete. Enlarge (credit: Git) Back in February, Microsoft made the surprising announcement that the Windows development team was going to move to using the open source Git version control system.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017

AT&T’s purchase of HBO could lead to 20-minute Game of Thrones episodes

AT&T CEO says 60-minute episodes might be too long for mobile devices. Enlarge / Just imagine how many 20-minute Game of Thrones episodes you could watch if you lived as long as Melisandre. (credit: HBO) As AT&T prepares to purchase Time Warne.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017

90% of Windows devs now using Git, creating 1,760 Windows builds per day

The Windows team's migration to Git is almost complete. Enlarge (credit: Git) Back in February, Microsoft made the surprising announcement that the Windows development team was going to move to using the open source Git version control system.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017