Nuclear posture, high scores and breaking a sweatcoin + this day in history w/the Munich Air Disaster and our song of the day by CHVRCHES on your Morning Monarchy for February 6, 2018.
Fact Check: Did Outback Steakhouse Kick Out a Policeman Because it is a ‘Gun Free Zone’?
Yes, a cyberattack could spur the president to launch a nuclear attack
Google’s parent company in talks to build massive data hubs in Saudi Arabia – report. Amazon reportedly close to similar deal.
China “gifted” the African Union a headquarters building and then allegedly had it bugged
Flashback: China gifts the #AfricanUnion with a home (Jan. 28, 2012) (Audio)
The Walmart-Amazon War’s China Wildcard: Chinese e-tailer http://JD.com plans to set up logistics for global expansion to take on Amazon in U.S.
How http://JD.com ‘s International President Winston Cheng Is Taking On Amazon (Audio)
Russia, Japan and China Launch Satellites in Back-to-Back Missions
SpaceX’s new rocket is set to make its first test flight from the same Florida launch pad that hoisted astronauts to the moon
#SpaceX Readies Falcon Heavy Rocket For Launch // Elon Musk: #FalconHeavy will be ‘great’ launch (Audio)
Tesla Threatens To Shutter Hong Kong Operations Unless City Revives EV Tax Waiver
Security fears as facial recognition set to revolutionize payments
“I did it.”: Inmate films viral FACEBOOK Live confession from federal prison
Family of man whose death was broadcast on Facebook sues social network
Robot priest unveiled in Germany to mark 500 years since Reformation (May 30, 2017)
The ‘#KingOfKong’ could be stripped of his high score 👾 🐒
‘#KingOfKong: A Fistful Of Quarters’ Trailer (Audio)
The Internet of Connected Sex Toys is every bit as horrifyingly insecure and poorly thought out as you imagine
Spain extradites suspect thought to be spam kingpin to US
Sweatcoin, the free app that gives you cryptocurrency based on how far you’ve walked, beats WhatsApp as most popular in App store
#Sweatcoin app ‘pays’ you to exercise (Audio)
#GoodNewsNextWeek: The Worm Has Turned On Social Media
#ThisDayInHistory: #February6 w/Eight #ManUtd F.C. players and 15 other passengers are killed in the #MunichAirDisaster in 1958 (Audio)
+ Canada joins the #KoreanWar, #ElizabethII becomes queen regnant, 1st #Titan #ICBM launched, “#InstantKarma” released, the #BlizzardOf78, Jordan’s #Jumpman, ‘#GetRichOrDieTryin’
Flashback: Welcome to New World Order College (Feb. 6, 2008)
Flashback: Cable Cut Fever Grips The Web (Feb. 6, 2008)
Flashback: Russia “Ditching Cold War Pacts” (Feb. 6, 2008)
Flashback: “Euros Accepted” Signs Invade New York City (Feb. 6, 2008)
Flashback: Peter Dale Scott, Cynthia McKinney & Stupor Tuesday (Feb. 6, 2008)
+ #BabeRuth, #RonaldReagan, #HaskellWexler, #RipTorn, @TomBrokaw, #BobMarley, @NatalieCole, @MichaelPollan, @AxlRose, #GordDownie, @RickAstley, @JensLekman birthdays
#PumpUpThaVolume: CHVRCHES – “Get Out” (Audio)