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Texan says he's selling 3D-printed gun plans after ruling

Texan says he's selling 3D-printed gun plans after ruling

Technology
The owner of a Texas company that makes untraceable 3D-printed guns said Tuesday that he has begun selling the blueprints through his website to anyone who wants to make one, after a federal court order barred him from posting the plans online.  Cody Wilson said at a news conference that he started selling the plans Tuesday morning and that he had already received nearly 400 orders. He said he'll sell the plans for as little as a penny to anyone in the U.S. who wants them. "Anyone who wants to get these files is going to get them," Wilson said, noting he can only sell to U.S. customers. "They can name their own price." Wilson said that blueprints purchased through his company's website could be downloaded on a thumb drive and shipped to buyers by standard mail, sent by email or sent...
Starbucks Is Selling a New Keto-Friendly Drink—but Is it Healthy? Here’s What a Nutritionist Says

Starbucks Is Selling a New Keto-Friendly Drink—but Is it Healthy? Here’s What a Nutritionist Says

Health
It's from Starbucks' "secret" menu. If you’re on the keto diet, you might be craving a variety of things—including more choices. The high-fat, low-carb eating plan is super restrictive. But we just found out that Starbucks is expanding its keto-friendly options, so your morning caffeine run doesn’t have to be so complicated. Peach Citrus White Tea is the latest addition to Starbucks’ so-called secret menu, and keto lovers are going crazy for it. A spin-off of the standard menu item Peach Citrus White Tea Infusion, this new drink is both carb- and sugar-free, making it a keto enthusiast’s dream. ...
Safety concerns over websites selling prescription drugs

Safety concerns over websites selling prescription drugs

Health
Media playback is unsupported on your device England's healthcare regulator is calling for a change in the law to protect patients using online doctor sites selling prescription-only drugs. It comes after a BBC Panorama investigation exposed safety concerns relating to websites using doctors from companies based outside England. The Care Quality Commission said these websites could be "dangerous".Currently, it can only inspect websites employing doctors contracted by companies in England. Struck-off doctorFormer doctor Julian Eden set up the UK's first online doctor service called E-Med nearly 20 years ago. In 2009 he was struck off after prescribing through the service to a 16-year-old boy and a woman who became addicted to prescription drugs...
Apple boosted by selling more expensive iPhones

Apple boosted by selling more expensive iPhones

Business
Apple sold fewer iPhones than expected in its most recent quarter but their higher price tag meant the tech giant still beat analyst forecasts.The firm said it sold 41.3 million iPhones in the three months to the end of June, up just 1% from last year. But the average iPhone selling price hit $ 724, well above the expected $ 694.The firm said its $ 999 iPhone X - launched last year - remained its most popular iPhone model in the quarter and had driven the higher sales price.Strong revenue growth of 31% from Apple's services business, which includes the App store, Apple Music and Apple Pay, also boosted its performance.Overall the tech giant's revenue jumped 17% year-on-year to $ 53.3bn (£40.6bn), with every region except Japan reporting double digit...
Facebook scandal: Who is selling your personal data?

Facebook scandal: Who is selling your personal data?

Business
Offering handy parenting tips and £200 worth of vouchers, Emma's Diary may have seemed like the perfect website for new parents to sign up to.But in exchange for free nappies, they also gave consent for their data to be used for a mix of advertising purposes.It has now emerged that the data was sold to the Labour Party in 2017, even though the consent did not extend to political parties.The site now faces a fine for misuse of personal data.The case is part of the Information Commissioner's inquiry into political digital marketing, following the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.What began with a look at the misuse of Facebook data has now has opened a window on the complex ecosystem of online advertising, and thrown light on...