Nissan Press Releases, Pro Wrestling Mini Museum, Nursing Home Ownership Data, More: Monday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, October 3, 2022


Car Expert: Nissan publishes almost 60 years of archived content. “Rejoice Nissan nerds! We’ve just found your new favourite tool to go back in time and relive the day your favourite model launched…. The Japanese carmaker has scanned and digitised all its existing pre-1999 releases and made them available on the newsroom as PDFs of the original print versions.”

Newsfile: The Pro Wrestling Mini Museum Announces the Opening of Its Interactive Online Platform (PRESS RELEASE). “The museum will feature items like classic signed programs and ring/TV-worn memorabilia. Many ring-worn items do not see the light of day except for special circumstances once they are in the hands of private collectors.”


HHS: Biden-Harris Administration Makes More Medicare Nursing Home Ownership Data Publicly Available, Improving Identification of Multiple Facilities Under Common Ownership. “Today, in another effort to improve nursing home transparency, safety and quality, and accountability, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), is making additional data publicly available that provide more information about the ownership of all Medicare-certified nursing homes. This data will, for the first time, give state licensing officials, state and federal law enforcement, researchers, and the public an enhanced ability to identify common owners of nursing homes across nursing home locations.”

Substack Blog: Announcing the all-new Substack Reader for web. “There’s a new reading experience waiting for you at Now you can read all your Substack subscriptions—and more—in a clean, simple, and fast web reader. Everything stays in-sync with your Substack app for iOS. Want to add a publication from outside Substack? No problem—just select ‘Add RSS feed’ from the left sidebar.”


Education Technology: Micro:bit launches new Python Editor to help more children learn text-based coding languages. “Micro:bit Educational Foundation, the education non-profit on a mission to enhance children’s digital skills, today announces it is making it even easier for children to learn the text-based coding skills needed to access some of the most in-demand tech jobs. Its new Python Editor – used in conjunction with the BBC micro:bit, its handheld coding devices – is purpose-built to address the hurdles learners usually face in working with the type of languages used by most developers by creating a more user-friendly and intuitive learning experience.”

CNET: Your Router Is Collecting Data. Here’s What to Know, and How to Protect Your Privacy. “… after spending the last few years testing and reviewing routers here on CNET, most manufacturers tend to respond to my emails when I have questions. So, I set out to dig into the details of what these routers are doing with your data — here’s what I found.”


Haaretz: Google Blurring Out Satellite Images of Israel – Again. “After legislation limiting satellite imagery of Israel expired, Google began showing higher resolution images. But recently something changed for the worse.”


SEC: SEC Charges Kim Kardashian for Unlawfully Touting Crypto Security. “The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced charges against Kim Kardashian for touting on social media a crypto asset security offered and sold by EthereumMax without disclosing the payment she received for the promotion. Kardashian agreed to settle the charges, pay $1.26 million in penalties, disgorgement, and interest, and cooperate with the Commission’s ongoing investigation.”

The Verge: A ransomware gang is releasing hacked data on LA schoolchildren. “Sensitive information about students from the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) began to appear online on Saturday after a cybercriminal gang posted data obtained in a ransomware attack.”


Clemson News: Clemson to work with the University at Buffalo to help older adults recognize online scams and disinformation through $5 million-grant. “Clemson University, alongside four universities across the nation, has formed a task force of researchers to create digital tools that help older adults better recognize and protect themselves from online deceptions and other forms of disinformation. The team was awarded a two-year, $5 million National Science Foundation (NSF) Convergence Accelerator phase 2 cooperative agreement.” Good afternoon, Internet…

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