Reusable spacecraft, epic retaliation and flex alerts + this day in history w/Iran’s Black Friday and our song of the day by KMFDM on your #MorningMonarchy for September 8, 2020.
China launches secretive 'reusable experimental spacecraft'
China launches reusable spacecraft | US Vs China Space War (Audio)
SpaceX confirms Starlink internet private beta underway, showing low latency and speeds over 100Mbps
NSA surveillance exposed by #Snowden ruled unlawful
Judge rules FBI, NSA broke the law and court orders with data collection
Telmate data breach leaked personal info for millions of prisoners
Facebook’s New Terms Of Service Update Sounds A Lot Like Censorship
Epic Games asks court to prevent what it describes as Apple's retaliation
Recode co-founder on Epic Games' lawsuit over Apple App Store (Aug. 18, 2020) (Audio)
Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas to be first American pro sports venue to open cashless // The team said cashless transactions are expected to significantly increase the speed of service, meaning shorter lines, getting fans back to their seats faster.
Uber riders who violate face covering policy must soon take mask selfie for service
Walmart launches Amazon Prime subscription competitor, 'Walmart+'
Amazon is hiring an intelligence analyst to track labor activists
FBI worried that Ring doorbells are spying on police
Amazon's Vector power smart meter deal puts 'how you live your life' on web giant's servers
My own apt mgmt derps recently sent this #smartcity pitch, followed by survey monkey link...
It’s almost 3 p.m. Time to turn off major appliances, set the thermostat to 78 degrees (or use a fan instead), turn off excess lights and unplug any appliances you’re not using. We need every Californian to help conserve energy. Please do your part. #FlexAlert
Flex Alert issued after California forecast to see excessive heat over Labor Day weekend (Sep. 3, 2020) // Cal ISO Issues Flex Alert For Monday (Sep. 6, 2020) (Audio)
#ThisDayInHistory: #September8 w/Black Friday, a 1978 massacre by soldiers against protesters in Tehran, provoked 700-3000 deaths, it marks the beginning of the end of the monarchy in Iran. (Audio)
+ #Michelangelo's David unveiled, #Galveston #hurricane, #HueyLong whacked, #CBC on-air, #StarTrek
debut, Kennedy Center opens, Ford pardons #Nixon, #LeonardMatlovich on TIME, #OSIRIS-REx launch
Flashback: Holywar Psyop Heats Up As Book-Burning Approaches // Updates: Pastor cancels plans to burn Qur'an on 9/11 // Qur'an burning hangs on mosque meeting: Pastor // Trump offers to buy site of controversial center // Warwhores updates: Heart of darkness: US troops on drugs, murdering farmers, taking body parts from corpses in their 'spread of democracy' // Another death claim against mercenaries // Man shot by Vancouver police was Oregon guard soldier just back from Iraq // Despite formal combat end, US joins Baghdad battle // US eyes more troops for Afghanistan // Revealed: After Baghdad massacre, Blackwater split into 30 shell companies // Pentagon declined to investigate 100s of purchases of child porn (Sep. 8, 2010)
Flashback: 2 Asteroids Buzz Earth On Same Day (Sep. 8, 2010)
Flashback: Study: Pollination Down With Bee Decline (Sep. 8, 2010)
+ #JimmieRodgers, #SidCaesar, #PeterSellers, #PatsyCline, #BenjaminOrr, #AimeeMann, #NekoCase, #DavidArquette, #LarenzTate, #Pink, #WizKhalifa, #Avicii birthdays
#PumpUpThaVolume: KMFDM (@KMFDMOfficial // @SaschaKMFDM) - "Dub Light" (Audio)