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What if my economic stimulus check never comes?

Saturday  07:40,   30 may 2020

If you suspect your check was sent to the wrong address or bank account, got lost or is somehow just missing, you're not alone.You're not alone if you are still waiting for your stimulus... >>>

One in 10 Covid-19 patients with diabetes die within a week, study finds

Saturday  07:35,   30 may 2020

One in 10 coronavirus patients with diabetes died within the first seven days of hospitalization, and one in five needed a ventilator to breathe, according to a new study by French researchers. © Photo by Stanislav Krasilnikov\TASS via Getty Images... >>>

Facebook's Zuckerberg defends decision to leave up 'inflamatory' Trump posts about Minnesota protests

Saturday  04:15,   30 may 2020

President Trump's posts, which included a seeming threat of National Guard shooting citizens caught looting, were censored by Twitter. But not by Facebook.Shortly after after protesters outraged by the death of Floyd, a black man in Minnesota,... >>>

Exclusive: Zoom plans to roll out strong encryption for paying customers only

Saturday  03:50,   30 may 2020

Exclusive: Zoom plans to roll out strong encryption for paying customers onlyThe company previewed its intentions on a call with civil liberties groups and child-sex abuse fighters Thursday, and Zoom security consultant Alex Stamos confirmed the... >>>

Facebook won’t take any action on Trump’s post about shootings in Minnesota

Saturday  02:55,   30 may 2020

“We should enable as much discussion as possible,” Zuckerberg says in a postFacebook “looked very closely at the post that discussed the protests in Minnesota,” Zuckerberg said, “to evaluate whether it violated our policies.” Ultimately, the company >>>

A map of anti-vaxxer Facebook users shows how they're better targeting neutral parties in the dangerous war against vaccine supporters on social media, according to a new study

Saturday  01:15,   30 may 2020

Experts say that scientists and vaccination proponents need to get better at engaging on social media to combat vaccine misinformation. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories.Anti-vaxxers have been waging a campaign against vaccines on social... >>>

Exclusive: White House kept FDA in the dark on Russian ventilators for New York and New Jersey

Saturday  01:00,   30 may 2020

When U.S. President Donald Trump agreed to accept a shipment of ventilators from Russian President Vladimir Putin at the height of the coronavirus outbreak, the White House did not alert the FDA as it headed to New York and New Jersey, Reuters has... >>>

Smartphone tool helps users keep social distance

Saturday  01:00,   30 may 2020

Smartphone users have a new way to keep their distance -- a tool that lets them know when people are getting closer than pandemic guidelines recommend. The Google-developed Sodar tool available this week taps into Android smartphone cameras to put... >>>

Leaked posts show Facebook employees asking the company to remove Trump’s threat of violence

Saturday  00:30,   30 may 2020

“If we fail the test case here, history will not judge us kindly”“I have to say I am finding the contortions we have to go through incredibly hard to stomach,” one employee wrote in a comment about the shooting post. “All this points to a very high... >>>

Latest SpaceX Starship prototype suffers explosive testing anomaly

Saturday  00:05,   30 may 2020

It's just another day in Starship testing. This incident is unrelated to the SpaceX Crew Dragon NASA Demo-2 test flight.Elon Musk shared a view of SN4 Starship on the Texas test stand on Apr. 23,... >>>

Twitter said Trump broke its rules. Facebook allows the same posts.

Friday  23:50,   29 may 2020

If Twitter’s decision to hide Donald Trump’s tweet has amped up the pressure on Facebook to do the same, it hasn’t resulted in any noticeable action from the social network. Twitter said in a statement Trump’s words received the label “in the... >>>

The ultra-chill ‘Tetris Effect’ soundtrack is now available for streaming

Friday  23:50,   29 may 2020

The hypnotic chillwave soundtrack of Tetris Effect is now available for streaming, composer Hydelic announced on the PlayStation Blog. The zen music can be streamed for free on BandCamp, and can also be found on Spotify, YouTube Music and Amazon.... >>>

Amazon will no longer support the Echo Look, encourages owners to recycle theirs

Friday  23:00,   29 may 2020

The company gives up on its standalone fashion cameraAmazon points out that much of the Echo Look’s functionality is now included in the Amazon Shopping app, including Style by Alexa, which involves the AI offering fashion pointers. The company says >>>

Best True Wireless Earbuds: AirPods Pro, Powerbeats Pro and Galaxy Buds+

Friday  22:40,   29 may 2020

Apple may have ushered in the wire-free craze with their now ubiquitous AirPods, but in 2020, there seems to be an endless influx of wireless earbuds entering the market. Amazon has Echo Buds; Samsung has Galaxy Buds; Google has Pixel Buds; Beats... >>>

Amazon's Echo Look fashion camera will stop working on July 24th

Friday  22:06,   29 may 2020

We hope you wren’t leaning on Amazon’s Echo Look for fashion advice — you’ll have to find an alternative soon. Amazon has confirmed to Voicebot.ai (via TechCrunch) that that it’s shutting down Echo Look functionality on July 24th. Simply put, the... >>>