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  • A cybersecurity expert quit Apple and joined the ACLU to help fight government efforts to put 'back doors' in smartphones

    AP A high-profile security and encryption expert at Apple has left the company to join the American Civil Liberties Union Joh Callas is joining the ACLU to focus on fighting government surveillance and efforts to install "back doors" on tech platforms as well as exploring issues like artificial intelligence.   Callas' move comes as tech workers become increasingly engaged and active about how tech is used for everything from censorship to discrimination. A senior Apple security expert left for...

    Business Insider
  • Diving force: experts join forces to save the world's coral reefs

    Specialist diving group teams up with British conservation charity to lower impact of scuba tourism on threatened reefs The threat posed to coral reefs by scuba diving in Egypt and Thailand is so serious that officials have banned certain operators or suspended the sport altogether, but now moves are afoot to make diving tourism more sustainable. A partnership between the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (Padi), the world’s largest training group, and the UN-backed Reef-World...

    the Guardian
  • Rachael Ostovich Cleared to Fight Paige VanZant, 'Fight Back On!'

    Great news for Rachael Ostovich -- the fighter has been cleared to get back in the Octagon after her domestic violence incident ... and now her fight with Paige VanZant is BACK ON!  TMZ Sports broke the story ... Ostovich was hospitalized with…