According to a Belarusian security researcher — who we will call S. for his protection and privacy —, the app was designed for mass-harvesting purposes. In a summary analysis he shared with Nexta readers, S. said the app was designed to collect geolocation data, gather info on the device owner, and then upload the data to a remote server at regular intervals. … [Read more...] about Google removes Android app that was used to spy on Belarusian protesters
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The heart of the issue is that Apache can't certify that its open source Java implementation—called Harmony—conforms with the Java language standards because Oracle refuses to supply the necessary test suites under a suitably open license. Oracle's position on the issue falls afoul of JCP policies, which stipulate that standards and other relevant materials must be freely redistributable and made available under terms that are conducive to enabling third-party open source implementations. … [Read more...] about Apache quits Java governance group in protest of Oracle abuses
Putting more effort into finding clusters should also help epidemiologists understand where and how they emerge, says Hitoshi Oshitani of Tohoku University in Japan—which may have changed since the spring. “We’ve seen a massive change in the social structure and interactions of populations … from the start of the pandemic,” Kucharski says. The conditions that spread the virus then “won’t necessarily be the same ones that are creating the risk now.” In Germany, for instance, many large outbreaks early in the pandemic occurred in long-term care facilities. Now, clusters are increasingly reported from workplaces. … [Read more...] about Can Europe tame the pandemic’s next wave?
The FA Community Shield is seen as the opening of a new season in English football with the champions of the previous Premier League season and the holders of the FA Cup taking part. Current Community Shield holders Manchester City are not involved this year having failed to win either the Premier League or the FA Cup. … [Read more...] about Arsenal vs. Liverpool live stream: How to watch the Community Shield online right now
Wild carrots started off as either white or pale yellow, but changed to purple and yellow when people first domesticated the vegetable almost 5,000 years ago in the Persian Plateau area, according to a 2011 report that Stolarczyk co-authored. These domesticated carrots were later split into two main classes: the Asiatic group, which was cultivated around the Himalayas, and the Western group, which grew largely in the Middle East and Turkey. Yellow carrots in the Western group probably mutated into more orange hues, which farmers then selectively planted. … [Read more...] about Are carrots orange because of a Dutch revolutionary?