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Roma best picture Oscar nod finally grants Netflix its big wish     – CNET
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Netflix has found Oscar glory in other categories but never the big one.

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Super blood wolf moon lunar eclipse dazzles in striking photos     – CNET
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The moon turned red during a rare eclipse and photographers pro and amateur around the world snapped its portrait.

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Twitter suspends account that shared video of teens and Native American elder     – CNET
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The account claimed to be owned by a Californian schoolteacher but had a profile picture of a blogger based in Brazil.

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Sandbox VR's new Amber Sky 2088 is perfect sci-fi fun     – CNET
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Blast aliens and save the world in VR as a robot solider.

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Android Q Will Include More Ways For Carriers To SIM Lock Your Phone
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from 9to5Google: Over the weekend, four commits were posted to various parts of Android’s Gerrit source code management, all entitled “Carrier restriction enhancements for Android Q.” In them, we see that network carriers will have more fine-grained control over which networks devices will and will not work on. More […]

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Facebook Appears To Be Quietly Building Laser Satellites For Global Communications
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The snow-dusted peak of Mount Wilson in California has been home to many famous observatories. Until 1949, its 100-inch (2.5-meter) Hooker telescope was the largest aperture telescope in the world, and in 2004, its CHARA array became the world’s largest optical interferometer. Now, two new observatories are being built there that, while not focused on […]

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Report: Toyota and Panasonic to create an electric car-battery spinoff company
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Enlarge / This photo, taken on June 5, 2009, shows Toyota Motors’ third-generation Prius hybrid vehicle battery module displayed at Panasonic’s EV Energy headquarters in Kosei, Aichi prefecture. (credit: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images) According to Nikkei Asian Review, Toyota Motors and Panasonic have agreed to set up a joint-venture company to manufacture vehicle batteries, with Toyota […]

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“The Linux of social media”—How LiveJournal pioneered (then lost) blogging
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Enlarge / No spoilers, but with the departure of a certain high profile fantasy writer, LiveJournal seems to have been left like Jon Snow here. Last April, famed writer and hero-murderer George R.R. Martin announced that he was hoisting his ancient blog from his moldering LiveJournal onto his personal website. For casual Game of Thrones […]

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Bird, Lime sued by disability rights activists who claim obstructed sidewalks
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Enlarge / BIRD Scooters are now available throughout Southern California and have become increasingly popular in San Diego. (credit: John Fredricks/NurPhoto via Getty Images) A disability rights group has sued the City of San Diego and three companies—including e-scooter startups Bird and Lime—over alleged violations of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act and other related […]

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