Divers Are Attempting to Regrow Great Barrier Reef With Electricity – This Week in Tech – 09/23/2018

Divers Are Attempting to Regrow Great Barrier Reef With Electricity

A trial is underway to restore damaged coral on the Great Barrier Reef using electricity…


Microsoft Automatically Installs Six Bloatware Apps Onto Every Windows 10 PC, Even After a Clean Install

Before Windows 10, a clean install of Windows only included the bare essentials a user would need to get started using their PC. That included software built by Microsoft, such as Mail, Paint, and its web browser, and it never included “bloatware” or “trialware” that one might find on hardware purchased from a third-party OEM that preloaded all kinds of crapware…


Ticketmaster Teams With Scalpers to Rip You Off, Report Says. Firm Says No Way

Ticketmaster is reportedly recruiting professional scalpers in order to get more money from customers and expand its resale business, according to undercover investigations by CBC News and The Toronto Star published Wednesday…


White House Considers Draft Order to Look Into Google, Facebook

(Bloomberg) — The White House is considering a draft executive order for President Donald Trump that would instruct federal antitrust and law enforcement agencies to open probes into the practices of Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Facebook Inc., and other social media companies…


China Blocks Twitch Game-Streaming Service

Since 20 September, Twitch’s website has been unreachable from the country and its app has been removed from the local Apple App Store…


Apple’s Upcoming Streaming Service Is Reportedly So Bland Staff Are Calling It ‘Expensive NBC’

Apple’s new streaming service reportedly has a $1 billion budget, but apparently it can’t buy some nerve. The company has long censored its walled-garden offerings on platforms like the App Store, and per a report in the Wall Street Journal on Saturday, Apple is still aiming to keep its content offerings squeaky clean, with little “gratuitous sex, profanity or violence.” The desire to keep everything family-friendly is reportedly delaying or interfering with many projects. and the Journal writes that Apple’s own staff in Los Angeles have begun referring to the streaming project as “expensive NBC.”…


Former Google Chief Predicts the Internet Will Split by 2028: A Chinese Web and an American One

Google’s former chief executive predicts that the global Internet will split in two within the next decade, bifurcating into a Web led by the United States and another helmed by China with fewer freedoms and greater censorship, according to CNBC…

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