A new service allowing for customers to display a barcode at a participating retailer and deposit cash directly to their Amazon account. Previously, anyone wanting to use Amazon without a bank card was forced to buy gift cards or prepaid debit cards.
Known as the Gaussian correlation inequality (GCI), the conjecture originated in the 1950s, was posed in its most elegant form in 1972 and has held mathematicians in its thrall ever since.
Written by Andrew Cunningham for Ars Technica, a great rundown of the changes and additions in 10.3.
During the shutdown, Google said that the current moderation process was overloaded, noting that "every edit you make is essentially going to a backlog that is growing very fast."
Verizon plans to combine AOL and Yahoo into a new company called Oath, after completing the acquisition of Yahoo. The new name is already being ridiculed online, with one site saying, "At least it's better than Tronc."
Mastodon is a free, open-source social network. A decentralized alternative to commercial platforms, it avoids the risks of a single company monopolizing your communication. Pick a server that you trust — whichever you choose, you can interact with everyone else. Anyone can run their own Mastodon instance and participate in the social network seamlessly.