Amazon gave workers a letter to prove they are doing an “essential” job

As a growing list of states order “nonessential” businesses closed to slow the spread of COVID-19, Amazon is giving warehouse and delivery workers letters to carry saying that they are engaged in essential work. “This letter is provided as evidence that the carrier of this letter is an Amazon employee and, as such, an employee of an essential More...

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By S.P. On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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‘Several’ ARM-based Mac laptops and desktops coming next year, says report

The Mac’s long-rumored transition from Intel processors to Apple’s own ARM designs could be swifter and more extensive than you might have expected. According to a new research note from analyst Ming-chi More...

By S.P. On Thursday, March 26th, 2020
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Some Tesla factory employees still had to work after the production shutdown

Local officials have confirmed that Tesla stopped making electric cars in California on Monday, March 23rd, in compliance with a shelter-in-place order brought on by the novel coronavirus pandemic. But dozens More...

By S.P. On Thursday, March 26th, 2020
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Slack breaks user records as demand surges for remote working

Microsoft Teams isn’t the only business-focused chat and communications app that’s seeing a spike in demand. Slack is revealing today that it has hit new user records for simultaneously connected users, More...

By S.P. On Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
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This coronavirus anxiety subreddit addresses the emotional toll of COVID-19

COVID-19 is all anyone can talk about in real life, which means it’s all anyone can talk about on the internet, which means it’s all anyone is discussing on Reddit. There’s r/Coronavirus (1.4 million members), More...

By S.P. On Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
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Samsung’s S10 and Note 10 are getting updated with the S20’s best camera features

Samsung is bringing a host of the Galaxy S20’s new camera and software features to last year’s Galaxy S10 and Note 10 lineups in a software update, the company announced today. The new features include camera More...

By S.P. On Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
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Facebook says coronavirus is sending usage through the roof

Facebook is seeing an extreme spike in usage across the globe due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the company outlined in a blog post on Tuesday. But most usage is concentrated among private messaging and More...

By S.P. On Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
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The Redmi K30 Pro is Xiaomi’s new price-performance champion

Xiaomi has announced the Redmi K30 Pro, its latest high-spec-low-price contender. It’s the sequel to the K20 Pro (in Asia) / Mi 9T Pro (in Europe), one of last year’s most buzzed-about phones — at least More...

By S.P. On Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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Apple may include improved image stabilization on one of the next iPhones

One of the next iPhone models could introduce sensor-shift image stabilization, potentially bringing image stabilization to the ultrawide camera, according to a new research note from tech analyst Ming-Chi Kuo More...

By S.P. On Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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Apple’s Siri voice assistant now provides coronavirus advice

Apple has updated Siri to provide information to people who are concerned they have COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, CNBC reports. Users can ask the voice assistant questions like “How More...