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Seattle business leaders ask city to reconsider tax after Amazon polls employees about relocation

The Downtown Seattle Association is asking the Seattle City Council to reconsider a new payroll tax following a news report that Amazon polled employees about which communities they'd prefer to work from elsewhere in the region. This news should

15 Aug 2020 5:37 am
Apple TV+ May Be Gearing Up to Offer a Dirt Cheap Showtime Bundle

Hot on the heels of new rumors about Apple's own forthcoming app bundles, Apple TV+ may be preparing to launch a discounted bundle for a pair of very good third-party streaming services: Showtime and CBS All Access.

15 Aug 2020 5:30 am
AV Answers in Ten Words or Less

If ten-word answers can kill you in political campaigns, then two words is all it takes to shut down the autonomous vehicle (AV) safety debate: Saving lives. The post AV Answers in Ten Words or Less appeared first on EETimes .

15 Aug 2020 5:14 am
Designing for Circularity

Circularity in product cycles must start with full familiarity of the materials being used in the design of electronics. The post Designing for Circularity appeared first on EETimes .

15 Aug 2020 4:53 am
SANS shares details on attack that led to their data breach

SANS has shared the indicators of compromise for a recent phishing attack that compromised one of their email accounts and led to a data breach. [...]

15 Aug 2020 4:49 am
HBO Max adds racist-language disclaimer to Blazing Saddles

As was done with Gone With the Wind, there's a new introduction for the 1974 Western spoof.

15 Aug 2020 4:49 am
Tech At Home Winners Who Made the Best of their Quarantine

Back in April we challenged hackers to make the best of a tough situation by spending their time in isolation building with what they had laying around the shop. The pandemic might have forced us to s...

15 Aug 2020 4:31 am
Stimulus check: How the first payment's fine print on income limit and eligibility could impact the next

While the likelihood of the IRS' second direct payment still seems possible, some big questions remain unanswered. We can look to the original CARES Act to check for clues.

15 Aug 2020 4:30 am
Motorola Just Made an Inflatable Razr Chair, and Honestly, We Just Have to Laugh

In advance of Motorola's mysterious upcoming event Sept. 9, the company has teamed up with a designer inflatable pool brand (which apparently is a thing) to create something that looks like a chair, but is actually anything but.

15 Aug 2020 4:30 am
Clark County approves plan to provide tech for students

LAS VEGAS (AP) The Clark County School Board approved a set of policies meant to improve students' access to technology needed for online classes.Trustees approved a plan to use $37...

15 Aug 2020 1:48 am
Northam unveils plans for limited new spending amid pandemic

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's is looking to block evictions until next spring, boost spending on high-speed internet access for students learning virtually and set aside $1...

15 Aug 2020 1:44 am
Hey, Apple Watch, Please Don't Send Me Heart-Stopping Notifications That I Wasn't Exposed to Covid-19

Earlier today, I received an Apple Watch notification that made me gasp out loud. A quick glance at the alert, which was from Canada's official covid-19 exposure-tracking app, stopped me in my tracks. I immediately assumed the worst, but instead, the

15 Aug 2020 1:30 am
Cam sites are porn's hot new thing, but they're more conservative than you think

The rules are different when things are happening in real time.

15 Aug 2020 1:26 am
Trump's payroll tax plan: When the 'holiday' starts, how much you get, and if you have to pay it back

The President signed four executive actions Saturday. The payroll tax holiday is supposed to give Americans more money in their paychecks. Find out all the details we know so far.

15 Aug 2020 1:17 am
Apparently, the Coronavirus Is Coming for Our Pizza Toppings

I'll just hunker down and ride this out, you said. I'll just call the pizza guy and get my vital nourishment delivered, you said. But the coronavirus comes for everything that's good.

15 Aug 2020 1:15 am
A third of US TikTok users are reportedly 14 or younger

Some videos from children younger than 13 may've remained on the video app for weeks, The New York Times reports.

14 Aug 2020 9:35 pm
Best Buy's 3-day sale will blow you away - here are the 10 best deals

Best Buy just kicked off a huge 3-day anniversary sale that's packed full of deep discounts on popular products you won't want to miss. From iPhones and iPads to laptops, smart TVs, Phi...

14 Aug 2020 9:33 pm
Hackaday Podcast 080: Trucks On a Wire, Seeing Sounds, Flightless Drone, and TEA Laser Strike

Hackaday editors Elliot Williams and Mike Szczys flip through the index of great hacks. This week we learn of a co-existence attack on WiFi and Bluetooth radios called Spectra. The craftsmanship in a ...

14 Aug 2020 9:31 pm
Stimulus check requirements: How your eligibility may change with a new relief bill

With talked stalled on a new relief bill, will Congress still approve another stimulus check and who would qualify? Here's the situation today and who may meet the requirements to receive another $1,200 payment.

14 Aug 2020 9:30 pm
Kettlebell workout: How to use them for strength and cardio

A personal trainer and kettlebell pro shares tips for kettlebell newbies.

14 Aug 2020 9:30 pm
A Dusty Burp Could Explain Mysterious Dimming of Supergiant Star Betelgeuse

Doomed supergiant star Betelgeuse has been acting strange lately, appearing far less bright than usual and then bouncing back to normal. Hubble Space Telescope observations from last year suggest the unexpected dimming was caused by a sudden ejection of h

14 Aug 2020 9:30 pm
The best smart thermostats to buy in 2020

Considering a new thermostat? Find out which one you should buy.

14 Aug 2020 9:29 pm
Jeep Grand Wagoneer teaser photos focus on the details

Clearly, we're approaching the big SUV's debut as Jeep starts ramping up the little hints.

14 Aug 2020 9:24 pm
OnePlus announces Red Cable Day offers for its community

In a mission to give back to community, OnePlus has announced Red Cable Day.

14 Aug 2020 5:42 pm
AWS has made quantum computing more accessible than ever

Amazon Braket aims to catalyze quantum computing adoption by making resources widely available.

14 Aug 2020 5:31 pm
Foxconn's $100 million pledge to university largely unmet

MADISON, Wis. (AP) The University of Wisconsin-Madison has received less than 1% of the money Foxconn Technology Group pledged to it two years ago. In August 2018, Foxconn committed $100 million...

14 Aug 2020 5:02 pm
Xiaomi has a new cheap phone with a massive battery and high-res screen

Xiaomi's latest cheap phone from its Redmi sub-brand costs just 159 but has a high-res screen and big battery.

14 Aug 2020 12:31 pm
The best energy deals in August 2020

Switching provider can save you hundreds of pounds. Here are the best energy deals in your area.

14 Aug 2020 12:27 pm
ZTE's under-screen camera phone appears online for the first time

China's certification portal, TENAA, has spilled the beans on the looks of the ZTE handset.

14 Aug 2020 12:26 pm
Beware! A New Linux Malware From Russian Hackers Is Stealing Data

The National Security Agency (NSA) and FBI have issued a warning against a new Linux malware dubbed Drovorub that is believed to have been developed by Russian military hackers. According to a report based on data collected by the agencies, the

14 Aug 2020 12:22 pm
Covid-19 Tech Diary: Design Specs for Tackling The Pandemic

Has the electronics industry done enough tackling the pandemic? The spread of the virus has renewed calls for technology innovation. The post Covid-19 Tech Diary: Design Specs for Tackling The Pandemic appeared first on EETimes .

14 Aug 2020 9:31 am
Qualcomm's Mission: Get Better Video to People Everywhere

The recent market focus on TikTok and Zoom during the pandemic is a clear indication how streaming video has become such an important part of people's life these days. The post Qualcomm's Mission: Get Better Video to People Everywhere appeared fir

14 Aug 2020 9:23 am
You won't believe what humans, birds, and reptiles have in common

Researchers studying the makeup of tears from various species have discovered that humans, reptiles, and birds have similar tears. The research could lead to new treatments for veterinary use. The...

14 Aug 2020 8:50 am
The 2020 Perseid meteor shower is still going strong: How to watch the show

The Perseids are technically past their peak, but still worth looking for as the moon shrinks in the night sky.

14 Aug 2020 8:44 am
Digital data could overtake Earth's actual atoms, physicist says

Some physicists think our data is as real as the air we breathe and it may eventually overtake our world.

14 Aug 2020 8:35 am
This is the cheapest 512GB PC you can find and it fits in your pocket

Exclusive: Little-known PC vendor looking to make waves with eye-catching price.

14 Aug 2020 8:30 am
Pinterest Employees Plan Walkout Following Multiple Discrimination Allegations

Following damning allegations of gender discrimination that surfaced in a lawsuit filed earlier this week by the company's former chief operating officer, Franoise Brougher, it appears Pinterest employees are organizing a walkout tomorrow, Aug. 14.

14 Aug 2020 5:30 am
Democrats Rush to Halt USPS Sabotage as McConnell Announces Senate Vacation

Two Senate Democrats late Thursday announced plans to introduce a bill they say would halt any abrupt operational changes at the U.S. Postal Service amid rising concerns the Trump administration is trying to interfere with the delivery of mail-i

14 Aug 2020 5:20 am
Microsoft's Ultimate Game Sale has some truly excellent PC and Xbox deals

The Microsoft Store is discounting a wide range of games and gaming gear, with prices slashed by up to half.

14 Aug 2020 4:55 am
H-1B: Student-visa bridge program OPT poses threats, federal ombudsman says

Bay Area technology giants are heavy users of the OPT program, which is often used as a bridge to the H-1B visa.

14 Aug 2020 4:53 am
California court rules Amazon is liable for injuries from defective products

Amazon can be held liable like other traditional retailers for injuries from defective products sold via its sprawling e-commerce marketplace, a California stat

14 Aug 2020 4:50 am
Facebook Swears It Won't Fuck Up the Election This Time Around

There's been a ton of pressure on Facebook to prevent the sorts of, uh, political shenanigans that ran rampant across its platform in the run-up to the 2016 election. The company's latest tool in this fight is its long-awaited voter information ce

14 Aug 2020 4:50 am
'Fornite' conquered the video game world. Now, it's taking on Apple's power.

Apple, already the focus of antitrust scrutiny over its market power, is in a standoff with the maker of the one of the world's most popular video games.

14 Aug 2020 1:57 am
Graduate to 1440p Gaming at 144Hz for Only $305

Acer's QHD, 144Hz monitor is on sale, giving budget-conscious gamers options.

14 Aug 2020 1:42 am
Fornite removed from iPhone App Store as Epic Games sues

Epic Games said it was taking Apple to court over monopolistic policies.

14 Aug 2020 1:40 am
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