This Clever New Service Auto-Cancels Your Free Trials

Every time you sign up for a free trial of any kind, you’re forced to take stock of your outlook on life. Realists accept that they’ll eventually wind up paying for this thing that is currently free. Pessimists understand this too but are prematurely embittered even as they plug in their credit card numbers. Optimists […]

Startup packs all 16GB of Wikipedia onto DNA strands to demonstrate new storage tech

Computer storage technology has moved from wires with magnets to hard disks to 3D stacks of memory chips. But the next storage technology might use an approach as old as life on earth: DNA. Startup Catalog announced Friday it’s crammed all of the text of Wikipedia’s English-language version onto the same genetic molecules our own […]

Reading, writing and reflecting on service learning

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Breaking up arguments over playground equipment and cleaning up juice box spills isn’t the way most college students choose to spend their free time. But Western Michigan University business student Sam McGrath isn’t like most. “I loved getting a chance to work with kids,” says McGrath, an honors student from Canton who is majoring […]

Making it easier to program and protect the web

Behind the scenes of every web service, from a secure web browser to an entertaining app, is a programmer’s code, carefully written to ensure everything runs quickly, smoothly, and securely. For years, MIT Associate Professor Adam Chlipala has been toiling away behind behind-the-scenes, developing tools to help programmers more quickly and easily generate their code […]

Huge Fines, Prison For University ‘Contract Cheating’ Services

The federal government is cracking down on cheating in Australian universities, but there are concerns innocent students could be caught up. New legislation has been drafted making it an offense to provide a cheating service to university students in Australia. Under the proposed changes, businesses caught making changes to an assignment could be slapped with […]

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Are you stuck with a tight deadline and lots of academic assignments with no clear end in sight? It’s a typical situation that most high school, college, and university students find themselves in the middle of. Well, taking into account the academic overload that students face at all educational levels, it’s no wonder that they […]

Michael Danby charged taxpayers to pay staffer ‘after-hours’ consultancy fees

Former Labor MP Michael Danby charged taxpayers thousands of dollars to pay one of his staffer’s consultancy fees to provide an after-hours “communications service” that included writing an anti-Greens opinion piece. Invoice documents from Danby’s office, released through freedom of information law, show he contracted a firm named Developer Approvals Australia for a range of […]

Teyonah Parris Cast in ‘WandaVision’ at Disney Plus

“Mad Men” and “If Beale Street Could Talk” actress Teyonah Parris has been cast in Disney Plus’ “Wanda Vision” series. She will play an adult version of Monica Rambeau, a child character introduced in the film “Captain Marvel.” The announcement was made at Marvel’s Comic-Con presentation. The forthcoming Disney+ series about Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth […]