Coinbase’s Political Action Committee Shuts Down Without Ever Raising a Cent

Coinbase has shut down its political action committee after 10 months without raising any funds or backing any candidates.

/ April 22, 2019

Sri Lanka suffered from decades of violence before the Easter Sunday bombings

On Easter Sunday, a series of coordinated bomb attacks killed nearly 300 people in Sri Lanka. It was an unhappy reminder for many of the country’s recent history of violence — a history which Sri Lankans hoped had been put...

/ April 22, 2019

How tech founders are trying to disrupt — and replicate — the Giving Pledge

The Giving Pledge is the brainchild of some of the most prominent elders of Silicon Valley — people like Bill Gates, Pierre Omidyar, and Larry Ellison — who made billions of dollars in the first wave of tech giants only...

/ April 22, 2019

Streaming TV service Philo gets a little more expensive

As the internet TV services have matured, their pricing has as well. The majority have raised their price points — some have even done so multiple times. Today, Philo is following suit…but only by a little. The streaming TV service...

/ April 22, 2019

Iranian Artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, Who Surged to International Prominence With Her Intricate Mirror Works, Dies at 97

Her dazzling mirrored compositions were inspired by an Iranian mosque. The post Iranian Artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, Who Surged to International Prominence With Her Intricate Mirror Works, Dies at 97 appeared first on artnet News.

/ April 22, 2019

Sri Lanka attacks: ‘International network’ linked to bombings

Aftermath of deadly Sri Lanka explosions A wave of bombings that killed 290 people in Sri Lanka on Sunday was carried out with the support of an international network, officials said. The government has blamed a little-known local jihadist group,...

/ April 22, 2019

When Families Feud Over Vaccines

Colleen Brown of Cleveland, Ohio, has been known to post on Facebook now and again about the dangers of not vaccinating kids—local news stories about schools closing because a student has been exposed to the measles, she says, that kind...

/ April 22, 2019

Authorities Blame Islamic Extremists as Sri Lanka Death Toll Rises

Officials survey damage inside St. Sebastian's Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, on Monday following deadly terrorist attacks in the country on Easter.Tharaka Basnayaka/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesThe death toll has risen to nearly 300 following the deadly Easter bombings in Sri...

/ April 22, 2019

Hardline local group linked to deadly Sri Lanka attacks

A local Muslim group in Sri Lanka has been linked to the string of bombings that killed nearly 300 people and wounded 500 others in coordinated attacks on Easter Sunday that have shocked the country.Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne on Monday blamed President...

/ April 22, 2019

Chicago Has Launched a Street Art Registry to Prevent Beloved Murals From Being Inadvertently Destroyed

For as long as there have been buildings and spray cans, the line between art and graffiti has been murky. But now, in Chicago at least, that line has become a little clearer. Last week, the city’s Department of Cultural...

/ April 22, 2019

Dallas Goldtooth: Hold Banks Accountable for Financing Climate Chaos & Violating Indigenous Rights

As millions celebrate Earth Day around the globe, we speak with organizer Dallas Goldtooth about indigenous-led anti-pipeline activism in the United States. President Trump signed two executive orders earlier this month to facilitate the approval of pipeline projects at a...

/ April 22, 2019

‘Game of Thrones’ season 8 episode 2 recap – Winterfell preps for their biggest battle yet

n one hand, this felt like the second setup episode in a row. On the other hand, what a setup episode! And there’s every indication that the Battle of Winterfell, which is the thing being so painstakingly set up here,...

/ April 22, 2019

Baby dies on AirAsia flight to Perth from Kuala Lumpur

A two-month-old baby has died following a medical emergency onboard an AirAsia flight from Kuala Lumpur to Perth.An AirAsia spokesman said the plane was met by police and paramedics when it arrived at Perth Airport on Monday morning."The safety and...

/ April 22, 2019

US Navy investigates a hidden camera found on ship in a women’s bathroom

The US Navy is currently investigating a report from a female marine who said she found a hidden “recording device” in the women’s bathroom of the USS Arlington. The marine found the device, reportedly a hidden camera, in March NBC...

/ April 21, 2019

Sri Lanka attacks: More than 200 killed as churches and hotels targeted

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDeadly explosions strike across Sri Lanka At least 207 people have been killed and 450 hurt in explosions at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, police say.Eight blasts were reported, including at...

/ April 21, 2019

What you missed in cybersecurity this week

It’s been a busy week — it’s tough to keep up with all the cybersecurity news. We’ve collected some of the biggest cybersecurity stories from the week — from TechCrunch and afar — to keep you up to date with...

/ April 21, 2019

Netizen Report: If Protecting Your Privacy is “Part of a Conspiracy,” Then We’re All in Big Trouble

By Netizen Report Team The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in technology and human rights around the world. This report covers news and events from April 04 – April 19, 2019. On...

/ April 21, 2019

Sri Lanka Easter bombings: Mass casualties in churches and hotels

A series of coordinated bombings struck churches and hotels on Easter Sunday killing 207 people in the worst attacks in Sri Lanka since the end of the civil war 10 years ago.At least 450 people were wounded after the island...

/ April 21, 2019