Germaine Greer calls for punishment for rape to be reduced

Feminist academic tells Hay festival that ‘most rape is just lazy, careless and insensitive’

Wow. Germaine Greer must have a lot of enemies given her views.

SQL Server on Linux, does it have Microsoft's full attention?

SQL Server on Linux doesn't support Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Why weren't Microsoft ready for the next LTS release?

This has certainly bitten me on the development box as I’ve been unable to install SQL Server outside of a VM running 16.04 LTS.

Six reasons why social media is a Bummer

Jaron Lanier, pioneer turned digital sceptic, explains in an extract from his new book why we must take back control

While Jaron Lanier has clearly invested a great deal of thought into his assertions, the black and white “solution” presented is not the only way forward.

North Korea says it could reconsider Trump summit if US insists it give up nuclear weapons

Official says North Korea has no interest in ‘one-sided’ talks with US afterstate news agency warns US over ‘provocative’ military exercises

I'm sure these military exercises were planned quite some time ago, but was it really so necessary to perform the joint drills this close to the Korea talks?

Zero arrests, 2 correct matches, no criminals: London cops' facial recog tech slammed

False positive rate of 98% doesn't count, say police, because 'checks and balances'

Well that’s a pretty sad state of affairs …

And THIS is how you do it, Apple: Huawei shames Cupertino with under-glass sensor

The new Honor 10 – which like the P20s has an optional, removable Notch – also includes an "ultrasonic under-glass fingerprint sensor", the first in a mass-market phone.

Nice 👍🏼

Chinese double amputee conquers Everest on fifth attempt

Xia Boyu, 69, reaches summit after his feet were amputated in his first bid 43 years ago and losing his legs to cancer

This is real nice …