Trump vs. Twitter: Here's what you need to know about the free speech...
by Queenie Wong on June 1, 2020 at 20:55
The president targets social media companies with an executive order. […]
Tech giants pledge funds to fight racial injustice - CNET
by Sean Keane on June 1, 2020 at 20:49
Apple, Facebook, Verizon and others are promising millions of dollars to support civil rights groups. […]
Black Lives Matter - CNET
by CNET staff on June 1, 2020 at 20:41
Commentary: Please join our sister sites in fundraising to help address racism in America. […]
Facebook employees stage rare protest against Zuckerberg's response to...
by Queenie Wong on June 1, 2020 at 20:37
Employees are staging a virtual walkout because they think Facebook made the wrong call. […]
NASA's SpaceX astronauts to bring back a very special flag from the ISS...
by Amanda Kooser on June 1, 2020 at 20:24
"Nine years later," Elon Musk tweeted. The US flag flew on the first and last shuttle missions, and could only be claimed by a crew launched from Florida. […]
Google Pixel phones get bedtime features and safety tools - CNET
by Dara Kerr on June 1, 2020 at 20:10
The tech giant's latest "feature drop" focuses on safety, sleep and an adaptive battery to let you know how long it'll last. […]
Blackout Tuesday: In response to George Floyd's death, musicians to go...
by Gael Fashingbauer Cooper on June 1, 2020 at 20:00
Mick Jagger, Peter Gabriel, Quincy Jones, Billy Bragg among those vowing to turn away from business as usual and instead work for racial justice. […]
Which states require face masks? Breaking down the rules for everywhere in...
by Caroline Roberts on June 1, 2020 at 19:56
Everything you need to know about face mask mandates. […]
48% of employees are less likely to follow safe data practices when...
on June 1, 2020 at 19:51
According to a Tessian survey, data protection concerns go out the window for remote employees. […]
Education app reveals users' sensitive information, research finds -...
by Laura Hautala on June 1, 2020 at 19:46
Spanish company 8Belts put info on hundreds of thousands of customers into an unsecured database, according to a report. […]
5G and foldable phones for everyone? TCL pushes affordable innovation...
by Roger Cheng on June 1, 2020 at 19:29
The company, best known for big-screen televisions, wants to make a bigger mark in smartphones. […]
Sony delays PS5 event in light of nationwide protests - CNET
by Shelby Brown on June 1, 2020 at 19:22
Playstation announced the news on Twitter. […]
Contact tracers concerned police tracking protesters will hurt COVID-19...
by Alfred Ng on June 1, 2020 at 19:17
Police in Minnesota say they've started "contact-tracing" demonstrators. That's created a trust problem for medical workers in the pandemic. […]
Watch these Star Trek shows and movies with your kids for home education
on June 1, 2020 at 19:15
Here's how to use that extra COVID-19 screen time for homeschooling and values education, using Star Trek as the example. […]
Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey and the fight for social media's soul -...
by Richard Nieva on June 1, 2020 at 19:13
President Trump's attacks on social media highlight the differences between the leaders of Facebook and Twitter. […]
PlayStation 5 games event for June 4 is delayed: Everything you need to...
by Ian Sherr on June 1, 2020 at 19:12
Sony's PlayStation division planned to unveil games coming this fall, but has delayed the event in the face of worldwide protests. […]
Watch a robot make a prettier omelet than you can - CNET
by Amanda Kooser on June 1, 2020 at 19:02
From cracking eggs to scrambling to cooking, this robot has mastered the tricky art of omelets. […]
How robots are reinventing food service
on June 1, 2020 at 18:49
Will robots take over kitchens in the future? Not likely. But one company is making food service easier, faster, and safer. […]
Fighting fire with AI: Using deep-learning to help predict wildfires in...
on June 1, 2020 at 18:46
Predicting wildfires is a tricky business. A new artificial intelligence model could help fire agencies allocate resources to mitigate wildfire risks across the West. […]
4 leadership lessons from Star Trek: Picard
on June 1, 2020 at 18:25
Patrick Stewart reprises his well-known role as Jean-Luc Picard in the new show, named after the character. Here are some key takeaways. […]
This Asus 13-inch laptop just hit its lowest price ever on Amazon -...
by Matt Elliott on June 1, 2020 at 18:16
The slim, lightweight and long-running Asus ZenBook 13 is only $652 right now. […]
Changes in hiring attitudes, changes in hiring latitudes
on June 1, 2020 at 18:00
Twitter went to work from home forever. Here's how that might play out for other tech companies after the pandemic. […]
Give a new Apple Watch Series 5 to Dad for just $300 - CNET
by Dave Johnson on June 1, 2020 at 16:54
Or get the Series 3 for $179, one of the best deals since Black Friday. […]
2020 Chevy Corvette's high-wing spoiler option nixed over high demand...
by Sean Szymkowski on June 1, 2020 at 16:53
The spoiler option joins a growing list of accessories no longer offered, but some new gear is also now available. […]
Clubhouse Games is the family board game night on the Switch I needed...
by Scott Stein on June 1, 2020 at 16:28
Nintendo's mix of world board games and Wii Sports-like extras adds up to a warming package. […]
The best Nintendo Switch multiplayer games for families - CNET
by Scott Stein on June 1, 2020 at 16:16
Looking for family fun while indoors? Here's a long list. […]
2021 Lexus IS set for debut next week - Roadshow
by Sean Szymkowski on June 1, 2020 at 16:05
The luxury sports sedan is finally getting a major overhaul after seven years. […]
Aruba releases AI-powered tools for the new way of work
on June 1, 2020 at 15:59
The solutions include contact and location tracing, secure remote access points, contactless visitor management, and more. […]
Huawei ban timeline: Company reportedly turns to rival chipmakers during...
by Sean Keane on June 1, 2020 at 15:58
We break down the saga of the controversial Chinese telecom giant, day by day. […]
Samsung Access subscription program gives upgrade plan to latest Galaxy...
by Eli Blumenthal on June 1, 2020 at 15:55
A new program to make sure you always have a fresh Galaxy. […]
2021 Ford Bronco goes mudding and it looks good doing it - Roadshow
by Sean Szymkowski on June 1, 2020 at 15:50
New video shows the Bronco in its element of expertise. […]
Why the COVID-19 pandemic is forcing the global supply chain to digitize
on June 1, 2020 at 15:42
IoT sensors are changing the way goods are shipped and tracked. […]
Smartphone sales drop 20% so far this year due to coronavirus - CNET
by Alexandra Garrett on June 1, 2020 at 15:31
Apple, Samsung, Huawei and OPPO all saw declines, according to Gartner. […]
96% of IT pros say COVID-19 has changed the way they think
on June 1, 2020 at 15:29
A new report from Yellowbrick examines the impact the coronavirus has had on the technology industry. […]
62% of IT leaders are considering downsizing infrastructure in favor of...
on June 1, 2020 at 14:57
The sudden shift to remote work has accelerated digital transformation strategies for many organizations, Citrix study finds. […]
Midwest HyperLoop pod could go from Chicago to Pittsburgh in an hour for...
on June 1, 2020 at 14:40
Ohio officials also want to build a maglev line from the Columbus airport to downtown and a Hyperloop Certification Center. […]
How Purism takes a lo-fi approach to secure laptops for shipment
on June 1, 2020 at 14:38
Are you concerned someone might intercept your newly-purchased mobile device during transit and do bad things with it? Purism is aware this happens and takes a lo-fi approach to […]
Artist Rachel Cabitt Is Trapped in a Quarantine Horror Film
by Lauren Joseph on June 1, 2020 at 14:00
Yes, the current experience is full of terror. But there's room for catharsis, too. […]
Meet ACE2, the Enzyme at the Center of the Covid-19 Mystery
by Megan Molteni on June 1, 2020 at 14:00
Since January, scientists have published more than 700 studies to figure out the molecule’s link to risk for the disease—and to find possible treatments. […]
Zoom plans stronger encryption on video meetings for these customers
on June 1, 2020 at 13:50
Schools, paying customers and potentially high-risk users could be offered stronger encryption for video meetings under new plans being explored by Zoom. […]
Coronavirus impacts global smartphone sales with worst decline ever
on June 1, 2020 at 13:47
The economic uncertainty and the pervasive quarantining triggered by the virus quashed demand last quarter, according to Gartner. […]
Raspberry Pi: Here's what's new in latest operating system update
on June 1, 2020 at 13:29
New updates have been rolled out to Raspberry Pi's 32-bit operating system, which is now simply called Raspberry Pi OS. […]
One Free Press Coalition Spotlights Journalists Under Attack - June 2020
by WIRED Staff on June 1, 2020 at 13:00
This month's list features four reporters sentenced to death in Yemen, among other news professionals whose civil rights are being threatened. […]
Polar Grit X Review: Great Training Coach, Poor Backcountry Companion
by Adrienne So on June 1, 2020 at 13:00
The Grit X's FuelWise reminders will prevent your body from crashing, but the lack of onboard maps make this a difficult tracker to recommend for the backcountry. […]
The New Intimacy, Brought to You by Covid-19
by Laurence Scott on June 1, 2020 at 12:00
Don’t touch, but keep in touch! The pandemic has us living in an alternate corporeality. […]
An Onslaught of Crises Has Created a Modern Paradox
by Matt Simon on June 1, 2020 at 12:00
Never before have humans lived more comfortably. And yet today we're overwhelmed by crises, be it inequality or economic collapse or Covid, all exacerbating one another. […]
Cities in Poorer Countries Are at Risk as Covid-19 Spreads
by Flavie Halais on June 1, 2020 at 12:00
Hot spots are emerging in urban areas across Africa, Asia, and Latin America, where social distancing is challenging and missing work can mean not eating. […]
This Bot Hunts Software Bugs for the Pentagon
by Tom Simonite on June 1, 2020 at 11:00
Mayhem emerged from a 2016 government-sponsored contest at a Las Vegas casino hotel. Now it's used by the military. […]
How to Protest Safely in the Age of Surveillance
by Andy Greenberg, Lily Hay Newman on May 31, 2020 at 19:27
Law enforcement has more tools than ever to track your movements and access your communications. Here's how to protect your privacy if you plan to protest. […]
Should We Purposely Infect Healthy Volunteers With Covid-19?
by Victoria Turk, WIRED UK on May 31, 2020 at 14:00
Such studies could speed up the development of a vaccine—but would mean deliberately giving people a disease that could kill them. […]
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