The Daily Populous

Thursday December 27th, 2018 night edition

image for Macaulay Culkin to legally change his middle name to Macaulay Culkin

Merry Christmas to me, from all of you!.

My new middle name has been chosen.

You voted and the winner is clear.

In 2019 my new legal name will be:.

It has a nice ring to it (if you like my name).#MerryChristmas.

— Macaulay Culkin (@IncredibleCulk) December 25, 2018. »

Hospitals will have to post prices online starting January 1

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- A new rule going into effect January 1, 2019, will require hospitals to post a list of their standard prices online and make electronic medical records more readily available to patients.

“We know that hospitals have this information and we’re asking them to post what they have online.”.

Hospitals are already required to disclose prices publicly, but this change will put that information online in a machine-readable format that can be easily processed by computers. »

In 2019, Apple needs to change iPhone’s call UI because robocalls are killing us – ramblings

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At the telelphony-infrastructure level, it’s a supremely difficult problem that lacks a short-term fix because the underlying protocol is hopelessly insecure.

Apple should let incoming calls show up as a banner notification, not a full screen alert.

It’s absolutely bonkers that millions of smartphone users get their full screen taken over by robocallers on a daily basis. »

Elon Musk: This is why I push myself to the brink

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If we do not solve the environment, we're all damned," Musk told Swisher.

Building an electric car company that will one day mass produce electric vehicles is not easy, even for an entrepreneur like Musk.

Elon Musk is stressed, says he's sleeping on Tesla factory floor and has no time to go home and shower. »