- When up means down: why do so many video game players invert their controls? | Games | The Guardian
- Maps show drastic drop in China's air pollution after coronavirus quarantine - The Verge
- Coronavirus: Australian newspaper prints extra pages to help out in toilet paper shortage | Australian media | The Guardian
- AAP closure: competition watchdog says it is monitoring newswire's demise | Australian media | The Guardian:
It is understood the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has the ability to look into the transaction because as well as closing the newswire business AAP plans to sell other parts of itself, including its profitable media release distribution unit. This could potentially raise competition issues that would not be posed by a simple shutdown.
- Bill Gates leaves Microsoft's board | TechCrunch:
Bill Gates has stepped down from the board of Microsoft to spend more time on his philanthropic endeavors, the company announced Friday afternoon. Though he will remain technology advisor to CEO Satya Nadella, this move reduces his involvement with the company to the lowest level it has ever been.
- NASA Fixes Mars Lander By Telling It to Hit Itself With a Shovel. Percussive maintenance, NASA style.
- Converse's Weird, Wild Design Explorations Prelude The New CX Series - Design Milk
- The huge hospital ships deploying to Los Angeles and New York used to be oil tankers | Popular Science
- What happens when the maintainer of a JS library downloaded 26m times a week goes to prison for killing someone with a motorbike? Core-js just found out %u2022 The Register
- Australia's ALS probe finds half of coal quality reports amended - Reuters:
Testing laboratory ALS Ltd said on Thursday an investigation found that about half the certificates it provided for export coal samples over the past decade had been manually altered to improve the quality of the commodity. ... The ALS unit has about 40% of the market for testing coal samples to ensure shipments meet quality standards agreed with buyers, according to industry estimates. ... Shares in ALS fell 4.1% and are down 41% since it announced the investigation, outpacing a 28% decline in the broader market.Gosh it's a good thing the government wants to double down on this industry, right?
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