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 »
Zoom will enable meeting passwords and virtual waiting rooms by default to help stop 'Zoombombing' incidents (ZM)
Zoom is improving the security settings on its app, after facing backlash from users. Starting April 5, Zoom will require passwords if a user tries to enter a meeting using just the meeting ID instead of the meeting invite link. …Read More »
Apple is offering store workers $100 toward work-from-home gear and a new stress-management tool as other retailers cut costs and layoff employees (AAPL)
Apple has begun offering a $100 reimbursement to store employees working from home and a new mental health benefit. The benefits signal that Apple is continuing to invest in its retail workforce as its stores remain closed. The offerings also …Read More »
While the market is teeming with impressive gaming laptops, it’s the Alienware m15 that really hits that sweet price-to-performance spot. This is the best gaming laptop, boasting a near-perfect balance of features, stunning design, and affordability. The days of the …Read More »
Cloud services like Dropbox have changed the way we all use our computers and mobile devices. When was the last time you actually carried files home from work on a USB drive? However, one sometimes annoying aspect of using cloud …Read More »