Amazon told sellers in a note this week that its price gouging rules could be confusing given the different state laws. The note comes a week after 32 US attorneys general told Amazon to fix price gouging activities on its …Read More »
Zoom helped to connect the world, then got slammed for cybersecurity issues – here's why experts say the company deserves a break (ZM, MSFT, GOOG, CSCO)
Zoom has become extremely prominent during the COVID-19 pandemic: its stock has doubled, its iOS app is No. 1 in the App Store, and schools are relying upon it to hold classes for students stuck at home. That spotlight has …Read More »
Private-equity giant Carlyle bought a stake in a startup that uses AI to judge how much you smile in interviews, and now it's offering the tech for free to its portfolio companies
As businesses shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic, a record number of Americans have been left jobless. Under shelter in place conditions, people are still looking for work and businesses are still looking to hire. Private equity giant The Carlyle …Read More »
People across the UK are apparently burning cellphone masts and abusing engineers on the street over baseless conspiracy theories linking the coronavirus to 5G networks
A baseless, already-debunked rumor linking the novel coronavirus and 5G broadband technology is spreading across the UK and appears to have caused physical damage this week. A cellphone mast in Birmingham, England, is believed to have been set ablaze by …Read More »
A new phone-tracing technology could tell if you've been exposed to the coronavirus — without sacrificing privacy. 130 researchers are offering it to countries for free.
The novel coronavirus excels at spreading because it’s contagious when there are few or no symptoms. That’s why governments are resorting to lockdowns, travel bans, and other economy-crippling restrictions. A team of 130 volunteer researchers just rolled out a technology …Read More »
Armed with some of the best Discord bots out there, you can turn your text and voice server into a truly awesome place to hang out. We’ve handpicked some of the best options. All of these Discord bots are free …Read More »
Boeing shunned automation for decades. When the aviation giant finally embraced it, an automated system in the 737 Max kicked off the biggest crisis in its history.
The two Boeing 737 Max plane crashes that killed 346 people have been attributed to a faulty automated system that pilots say they were not aware of. The crashes have sparked a huge crisis for Boeing, causing it to lose …Read More »
Things to do to stay connected and distracted in quarantine, From Zoom parties to binge-watching 'Tiger King'
As the new reality of living through a pandemic sets in, people are searching to temper the deluge of medical information and intimidating headlines with quarantine entertainment. While typical stress relief activities may be harder to orchestrate during a time …Read More »
'I feared for my safety': Amazon confirms coronavirus exposure at Washington, DC-area warehouse after worker speaks out
Amazon told employees in a voicemail on Thursday that a person who had been inside the warehouse in Springfield, Virginia, had subsequently been diagnosed with COVID-19, a source told Business Insider. The company confirmed the incident in a statement to …Read More »
10 startups, including ClassPass and TheWing, have begun cutting significant proportions of their workforces just this week
Tech startups have not been spared from the coronavirus outbreak, which has prompted historic layoff activity Just this week, at least 10 startups have shaved off significant proportions of their workforce, including female co-working space The Wing and workout-subscription startup …Read More »