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Tesla applies to become UK electricity provider - The Telegraph

U.S. electric carmaker Tesla Inc has applied for a licence to supply electricity in the United Kingdom, The Telegraph reported on Saturday.
Tags: UK, Money, Tesla, businessNews, United Kingdom, Telegraph, Tesla Inc


Security lapse at India’s Jio exposed coronavirus symptom checker results

Since the start of the outbreak, governments and companies have scrambled to develop apps and websites that can help users identify COVID-19 symptoms. India’s largest cell network Jio, a subsidiary of Reliance, launched its coronavirus self-test symptom checker in late March, just before the Indian government imposed a strict nationwide lockdown to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus. The symptom checker allows anyone to check their symptoms from their phone or Jio’s website to see if ...
Tags: Security, Startups, Facebook, Privacy, Government, India, Spokesperson, Digital Media, United Kingdom, Websites, North America, Mumbai, Operating System, Database, Reliance, Pune


U.S. aviation sector cuts more jobs amid travel meltdown

The ongoing U.S. travel crisis is causing thousands of job cuts as the aviation sector waits for passengers to return to the skies but braces for years of lower demand because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Women Entrepreneurs Make Quick Financial Decisions Grounded in Data

The COVID-19 crisis has caused quite an upheaval for women entrepreneurs – from managing families, to working virtually, to slashing workforces.  These challenges require women to make quick financial decisions grounded in data.  Below are some of the key archetypes, including an assumption on how each small business female entrepreneur is handling tough financial decisions during the pandemic.See whether you find yourself in any of these archetypes. [Author: Laurel Delaney]
Tags: Sales, Financial Decisions, Laurel Delaney, Women Entrepreneurs, Pandemic, Archetypes, COVID-19, Grounded In Data


SSI, VA recipients must update family status by May 5 to get full COVID-19 payment this year

FreeStocks.org via Pexels The Internal Revenue Service is continuing to send out COVID-19 economic relief payments, but some folks have to act fast to ensure that they aren't shorted. Recipients of Supplemental Security Income and Department of Veterans Affairs benefits who also are caring for dependent children need to let the IRS know about those kids. If the youngsters are age 16 or younger, they could mean an added $500 each in coronavirus relief. But if these child-rearing SSI and VA...
Tags: Taxes, Social Security, Va, Bank, Irs, Ssi, Department of Veterans Affairs, COVID, Pexels The Internal Revenue Service, U S Postal Service Online


How coronavirus will change the way we work together

By Rachel Morrison for The Conversation. As lockdowns are relaxed around the world and people return to their workplaces, the next challenge will be adapting open office spaces to the new normal of strict personal hygiene and... [Author: [email protected]]
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The 10 scariest horror podcasts

Podcasts are a dime a dozen -- but fortunately, the quality matches the quantity
Tags: Podcasts, Trends, Movies & TV, Puzzle Box Horror, Horror Podcasts


Saudi to take 'strict, painful' measures to deal with coronavirus impact

Saudi Arabia will take strict and painful measures to deal with the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the finance minister said on Saturday, adding that "all options for dealing with the crisis are open".
Tags: Money, Saudi Arabia, businessNews


Warren Buffett says the coronavirus cannot stop America, or Berkshire Hathaway

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett on Saturday said the United States' capacity to withstand crises provides a silver lining as it combats the coronavirus, even as he acknowledged that the global pandemic could significantly damage the economy and his investments.
Tags: Money, America, businessNews, United States, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett


Ubisoft not worried over similarities of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, God of War

The game's directors promise it will be unlike other games set in the Viking era
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Ubisoft, Assassin, Valhalla, God Of War, Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Creed Valhalla God


Berkshire sells entire stakes in U.S airlines - Buffett

Berkshire Hathaway Inc sold its entire stakes in the four largest U.S. airlines in April, Chairman Warren Buffett said Saturday at the company's annual meeting, saying "the world has changed" for the aviation industry.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Warren Buffett, Berkshire, Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway Inc


India's coronavirus lockdown curbs buffalo meat exports, hitting Ramadan supplies

For more than a decade Kuala Lumpur street vendor Abu Zahrim Ismail has seen brisk sales of daging dendeng, a spicy buffalo meat jerky, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews, Kuala Lumpur, Abu Zahrim Ismail


Covid 19 coronavirus: Sasha Borissenko - Was the lockdown illegal?

The public has reached a verdict, they've had enough - as evidenced by the 104 breaches to social distancing rules in the first 18 hours of Alert Level 3. Tsk tsk. The "go hard, go early" response has been heralded as an international... [Author: [email protected]]
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7 terrifying movies featuring the Necronomicon — the book of the dead

It symbolizes evil in horror culture -- and we get to enjoy a plethora of movies about it
Tags: Trends, Horror Movies, Movies & TV, Puzzle Box Horror, Necromicon


The best laptop deals for May 2020: Dell XPS 13, HP Spectre X360, and more

Whether you need a new laptop for school or work, we put together a list of the best laptop deals right now.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Computing, Acer, Dell, Lenovo, Chromebooks, Macbooks


The Last of Us Part 2 leakers identified — they’re not from Sony or Naughty Dog

The leaker was rumored to be a disgruntled employee
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Sony, Naughty Dog, The Last of Us Part 2


The Last of Us Part 2 leakers identified, not from Sony or Naughty Dog

The leaker was rumored to be a disgruntled employee
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Sony, Naughty Dog, The Last of Us Part 2


A farewell letter to startups

“Adam, maybe you’re just not a ‘startup guy.’”These were the words my wife told me, and I tried to debate her.“I like controlled chaos”, I said. “I’m good with ambiguity. I can go with the flow.” All lies I told her.. and myself.The first chapter of my career was with Silicon Valley giants. For 15 years I did things “by the book” and honed my craft. My strategy was to apply these learnings in small organizations later on, and for the last 8 years I tried to do so.I don’t like shortcuts, pivots ...
Tags: Startups, Silicon Valley, Adam, Austin Startups, Startup-lessons, Career-advice, Startup-life, Career-development, Career-paths


Loba confirmed to join Apex Legends in Season 5; new Quests mode incoming

She'll be seeking vengeance against Revenant
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Respawn Entertainment, Respawn, Apex Legends, Apex Legends News, Loba


US hangs up on Zoom amid Chinese whispers

When US government agencies were warned last week that Zoom was vulnerable to being hacked by "foreign spies", staff were quick to delete the app. The warning came from a Department of Homeland Security intelligence analysis, which... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, Department Of Homeland Security


Coronavirus may keep Norwegian flying – but it’s not much to celebrate

For the over-ambitious airline’s bondholders, investors and lessors, survival means the lesser of two evilly large lossesAs one of Norway’s greatest exports, A-ha, put it, in their classic 1980s hit Take on Me, it’s no better to be safe than sorry. This advice may appear ever more overwhelmingly wrong to those who bet their kroner on the vision of the two Bjorns, Kjos and Kise, the co-founders turned chief executive and chairman of Norwegian Air.The pair wisely exited the scene last year after a...
Tags: Europe, Business, Airline Industry, Norway, Kise, Coronavirus outbreak


Covid-19 coronavirus: Flight Centre backs down on cancellation fee after public pressure

After mounting public pressure Flight Centre has backed down on charging travellers for trips cancelled due to Covid-19, removing its fees altogether. The tourism booking company came under fire for charging customers to cancel... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business


The best external hard drives for 2020

You'll find numerous external hard drive options on the market, but there is a handful that really deliver.
Tags: Seagate, Trends, Computing, Ssd, Best Of, Hard Drives, Solid State Drives, Buying Guides, Tier 4


Call of Duty: Modern Warfare filling up too much of players’ hard drives

The first-person shooter takes up nearly 200GB of space on all platforms
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Call Of Duty, Infinity Ward, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Call Of Duty: Warzone


Zapata Computing CEO Chris Savoie Interview on Making Real Quantum Solutions

Zapata Computing is the leader in applying quantum algorithms to the best quantum hardware in order to create improved solutions for the most important problems of the largest companies in the world.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Venture capitalists reveal the startups that changed everything in the past decade (UBER, SFIX, AMZN, TEAM)

The past decade was an eventful one for the startup world. The rise of smartphones, online marketplaces, the sharing economy, and cheap access to the cloud have enabled entirely new business models — some more successful than others. Business Insider spoke with five venture capitalists about the startups that had the biggest impact on the tech world throughout the 2010s.  They noted that companies like Theranos and WeWork demonstrated the pitfalls of "founder worship" and the pursuit of growth...
Tags: Google, Startups, Uber, Australia, Washington, Wikipedia, Israel, US, Trends, Walmart, Sydney, Square, Silicon Valley, Waze, Kalanick, Robinhood


These charts show how use of Microsoft Teams, Slack, and Zoom has skyrocketed thanks to the remote work boom (MSFT, ZM, WORK)

The coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent rise of remote work has led to dramatically increased demand for apps that enable collaboration and communication. Zoom, Slack and Microsoft Teams are three apps that have seen a big boost. Here are four graphs that help illustrate just how much of a boom each company has seen. Update, 5/1/20: An earlier version of this story had a chart showing daily active user figures for Zoom that the company later clarified referred instead to the number of meet...
Tags: Microsoft, China, Satya Nadella, Trends, Oracle, Amazon Web Services, Stewart Butterfield, Slack, Business Insider, Newman, Microsoft Microsoft, Dan Newman, Microsoft Teams, Business Insider Here, Eric Yuan, Futurum Research


Motorola Edge Plus vs. OnePlus 8 Pro: Do you go Plus or Pro?

The OnePlus 8 Pro and Motorola Edge Plus are evenly matched premium phones, but we find out which is best.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Motorola, Trends, Buyers Guide, Buying Guides, OnePlus 8 Pro, Motorola Edge Plus, Motorola Edge


Telcos respond after sim card hijacking costs Kiwis more than $1 million

Spark, Vodafone and 2degrees say they have tightened protections after a spat of sim card hijacking scams that has cost 20 Kiwis more than $1 million.A sim card high jack or "sim swapping" (see Herald Graphic below) lets an offender... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Vodafone, Kiwis, Herald Graphic


China and Australia: how a war of words over coronavirus turned to threats of a trade war

Canberra’s call for an inquiry into the origins of Covid-19 sparked talk of boycotts from Beijing – but any such move could be harmful to both countries“Downright despicable”, “petty tricks”, “menacing”, “irrational”.The language of the diplomats and parliamentarians has been anything but diplomatic, and far from parliamentary. The robust conversations usually kept behind closed doors have tumbled into the public square, leaked to broadcasters and splashed in newsprint. Continue reading...
Tags: Business, Australia, China, International Trade, Australia news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Global Economy, Australian politics, Canberra, Australian economy



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