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Uber Accused of Cheating the Public in Driver Suit Over Pay

Friday  03:00,   22 november 2019
bloomberg

Uber Technologies Inc. faces a new legal attack on its refusal to treat drivers as employees that depicts the company as mistreating not just them but the public at large. © Photographer: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images North America SAN FRANCISCO,... >>>

AMD launches ridiculously cheap $49 Athlon 3000G processor – which can even be overclocked

Friday  02:50,   22 november 2019
techradar

AMD’s new Athlon 3000G processor costs less than $50, but it looks like it could be a formidable little CPU.Aimed to compete with Intel’s budget Pentium G5400, the AMD Athlon 3000G offers some pretty impressive specs considering it costs less than a >>>

Army examines TikTok security concerns after Schumer's data warning

Friday  02:10,   22 november 2019
reuters

Army examines TikTok security concerns after Schumer's data warningWASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. Army is undertaking a security assessment of China-owned social media platform TikTok after a Democratic lawmaker raised national... >>>

Dyson has Black Friday 2019 deals on vacuum cleaners right now

Friday  02:10,   22 november 2019
cnet

You don't have to wait for Black Friday. You can save big -- like $200 on a Cyclone V8 Animal or $151 on a Cyclone V10 Motorhead -- right now.Note: This story was originally published earlier and has been updated with price drops and additional... >>>

Here are the cases, headphones and accessories to pair with your iPhone

Friday  01:45,   22 november 2019
cnn

If you're one of the early adopters who snatched up an iPhone 11 — or have someone on your holiday gift list who did — now's the time to dress it up. With budgets blown on the top-of-the-line phones, holiday wish lists are the perfect way to >>>

Best tech gifts under $100

Friday  01:45,   22 november 2019
cnn

Make no mistake, 2019 has ushered in plenty of expensive technology: $1,000-plus phones, a $5,999 Mac Pro and a $399 Bluetooth speaker from Sonos. But even as tech prices increase, we've seen some companies move toward value and affordability.... >>>

Now Twitter users can enable two-factor without linking a phone number

Friday  01:45,   22 november 2019
engadget

Twitter has finally made a change users have been waiting a long time to see. No, it's not editable tweets, but as of today everyone can enable two-factor authentication on their account without linking a phone number. While SMS-based two-factor >>>

Sacha Baron Cohen slams Zuckerberg and calls for a 'rethink' of social media

Friday  01:36,   22 november 2019
cnet

Cohen says Facebook, YouTube, Google and Twitter "amount to the greatest propaganda machine in history."During an October speech at Georgetown University, Zuckerberg defended the social network's controversial decision not to send speech from... >>>

Best Buy Black Friday 2019: The best deals on Beats headphones, iPads and more

Friday  01:35,   22 november 2019
cnet

This is a good one: a $170 discount on Beats Solo3 headphones.SAN BRUNO, CALIFORNIA - AUGUST 29: A view of a Best Buy retail store on August 29, 2019 in San Bruno, California. Best Buy reported second quarter earnings that fell short of analyst... >>>

13 Black Friday deals on headphones we're excited about in 2019: AirPods under $130

Friday  01:35,   22 november 2019
cnet

Looking for a deal on a headphone this holiday season? Here are some sweet bargains available now and coming soon.Amazon has Klipsch's T5 True Wireless on sale today for for $50 off. I was impressed with its sound -- it's nicely detailed with... >>>

Google workers to hold rally in support of employees placed on leave

Friday  01:35,   22 november 2019
cnet

Activists at Google say two employees are facing retaliation for worker organizing.The two employees, Laurence Berland and Rebecca Rivers, will speak at the public rally, which will be held outside one of Google's San Francisco offices. The workers... >>>

Disney+ technical glitches: What went wrong on day one?

Friday  01:35,   22 november 2019
usatoday

A Disney executive blamed coding problems for the technical problems that cast a bed spell on the Disney Plus launch.Disney ended up with 10 million signups in the first 24 hours, by all accounts a huge number.  But technical glitches cast a dark... >>>

Dell's Black Friday sale includes price cuts on the XPS 13 and Alienware m15

Friday  01:25,   22 november 2019
engadget

With Black Friday around the corner, now is the perfect time to purchase a laptop if you need a new one. Dell has discounted most of its laptops, including popular ones like the XPS 13. Act fast, however, as a couple of models have already sold out. >>>

Uber to test letting riders record trip chats

Friday  01:05,   22 november 2019
msn

Uber said Wednesday plans to test a safety feature that lets passengers and drivers record their conversations and share them with the rideshare service. © Anthony WALLACE / AFP Uber plans to test a safety feature that lets passengers and drivers... >>>

Google’s AI-powered Smart Compose feature is coming to Docs

Friday  01:05,   22 november 2019
theverge

Only for those who sign up for the betaThe search giant originally unveiled Smart Compose last year, following Gmail’s earlier Smart Reply feature. Smart Reply suggests short responses to emails, while Smart Compose is more meddlesome, actively... >>>