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Trump Threatens To Block Aid For US Post Office If It Does Not Raise Prices

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to block federal aid for the U.S. Postal Service unless it raises shipping rates for online companies like Amazon.com, prompting criticism that the move would hurt consumers relying more than usual on packages during the coronavirus outbreak. The president has long accused the post office of charging too little for packages, saying that deliveries for Amazon and others cost the service money. Amazon f...
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Nvidia tells us to get ‘Amped’ up for GTC 2020 keynote

Nvidia talked about its update plan about next month's GPU Technology Conference keynote (GTC 2020). The company made a teaser, indicating its upcoming discussions about AI, high-performance computing, data science, autonomous machines, healthcare and graphics. The post Nvidia tells us to get ‘Amped’ up for GTC 2020 keynote appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
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Nvidia secretly designing a 5nm chip, ramps up 7nm production

Nvidia is working on a 5nm core design that will use TSMC's 5nm production capacity. While these are not for the next generation Ampere GPUs, Nvidia wants to take advantage of TSMC's ability as early as possible. It is reported that both AMD and Nvidia are using TSMC manufacturing capability for a combination of old and new products. The post Nvidia secretly designing a 5nm chip, ramps up 7nm production appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
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Android 11 Developer Preview 3 allows your mobe to become a router via USB Ethernet – if you can get a decent signal

Plus: Multitasking and other functions rejigged, but no promises they'll stick. Google's third developer preview (DP3) of the Android 11 operating system is an enticing look at the future of the platform, where new features and UI tweaks abound.…
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Leaked AMD Ryzen 3 3100, 3300X slides show different CCX configuration

AMD made an announcement about two of its new SKUs- the Ryzen 3 3300X and the 3100 CPUs. These are the first Ryzen 3 CPUs to have Zen 2 architecture based 7nm quad-core/ 8 thread offerings. For now, AMD only revealed paper specifications. But an Indian-based news website OneIndia couldn't resist leaking the block diagram of these new CPUs.  This slide shows a fascinating core design in the Ryzen 3 3300X, making it to be a pretty potent little CPU.  The post Leaked AMD Ryzen 3 3100, 3300X slides ...
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How to Send Reminder Emails Based on Dates in Google Sheets

John Q Public runs a travel agency and they have thousands of clients across the globe. Other than managing tickets and travel itineraries, the agency also keeps a record of passports and visas of their clients to ensure that customers have valid documents at the time of travel.Most countries require that a foreigner’s passport must be valid for at least six months from the date of entry. The US government, therefore, recommends that you renew your passport at least nine months before it expires...
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Integral Discovery and Deepening Your Diagnosis

It is increasingly difficult to make sense of the intricate, complicated, and sometimes convoluted, tangled mess that is business today. Globalization and the flattening of Earth have eradicated abject poverty for much of the world, and in doing so, created the greater competition that has, in many ways, led to commoditization and a race for better products and services at ever-lower prices. Though the internet has now been around for decades, the relatively new use of technology to disintermedi...
Tags: Apple, Steve Jobs, Sales, Earth, Discovery, Rackham, Wilber, Integral, Meyers Briggs, Ken Wilber, Individual Interior, Individual Exterior, Better Discovery


Long-Lost US Military Satellite Found By Amateur Radio Operator

Tilley, an amateur radio operator living in Canada, found a "zombie" military satellite that was supposed to shut down in 1972. NPR reports: Recently, Tilley got interested in a communications satellite he thought might still be alive -- or at least among the living dead. LES-5, built by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Lincoln Laboratory, was launched in 1967. Tilley was inspired by another amateur who in 2016 had found LES-1, an earlier satellite built by the same lab. What was intr...
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Developers Observe Anzac Day, Commemorating Those Who Served, With a Data-Based 'Anzacathon'

Today is Anzac Day, a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand for those who served, marked on the anniversary of the 1915 campaign that led to the first major casualties for Australian and New Zealand Army Corp forces during World War One. "More than 87,000 Turks died, along with an estimated 44,000 men from the British Empire and France, including 8,500 Australians and nearly 3,000 New Zealanders," remembers the BBC, "one in four of the Kiwis sent to Gallipoli." Taking spec...
Tags: Australia, France, Tech, Bbc, New Zealand, Mel Gibson, Kosovo, Gallipoli, British Empire, Slashdot, Kiwis, Daniel Pocock, ANZAC, New Zealand Army Corp, Gallipoli Taking, Europe Pocock


Which Is the Best Automatic Captioning Tool for Video Calls?

One good thing came out of COVID-19. It forced me to try video calls again. The reason I don’t love video calls is that I miss too much. While I’m a strong lipreader, video calls have a few challenges. Why I Shied Away from Video Calls Often, the video jerks or jumps. It’s like ________ ... Read more Which Is the Best Automatic Captioning Tool for Video Calls? The post Which Is the Best Automatic Captioning Tool for Video Calls? appeared first on Meryl Evans.
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Lenovo are to start shipping Fedora Linux as an option on their ThinkPad laptops

As a nice win for open source, hardware vendor Lenovo are going to begin offering Fedora Linux on their ThinkPad line.
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Former Labradoodle Breeder Was Tapped To Lead US Pandemic Task Force

Aram Roston and Marisa Taylor, reporting for Reuters: On January 21, the day the first U.S. case of coronavirus was reported, the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services appeared on Fox News to report the latest on the disease as it ravaged China. Alex Azar, a 52-year-old lawyer and former drug industry executive, assured Americans the U.S. government was prepared. "We developed a diagnostic test at the CDC, so we can confirm if somebody has this," Azar said. "We will be spreadi...
Tags: Cdc, White House, China, America, Tech, Food And Drug Administration, World Health Organization, Fox News, Donald Trump, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Reuters, HHS, Department of Health and Human Services, Wuhan China, Marisa Taylor, Brian Harrison


Amazon Asks Workers Staying At Home To Return Or Seek Leave

Amazon is asking warehouse employees who have stayed away from work during the pandemic to return for scheduled shifts beginning May 1, or request a leave of absence. Bloomberg reports: The move sets up a critical choice for employees at a company that has become a lifeline for Americans locked down to contain outbreaks of Covid-19. After the coronavirus began spreading through the U.S., Amazon offered unpaid time off without penalty for workers uncomfortable with coming in, along with $2-an-hou...
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Gillmor Gang: Zoom Normal

The Gillmor Gang — Frank Radice, Michael Markman, Keith Teare, Denis Pombriant, Brent Leary, and Steve Gillmor . Recorded live Tuesday, April 21, 2020. Brent Leary joins the Gang as we blend streaming, Zoomcasting, and sheltering from the storm. Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor @tinagillmor @fradice, @mickeleh, @denispombriant, @kteare, @brentleary, @stevegillmor, @gillmorgang Liner Notes Live chat stream The Gillmor Gang on Facebook
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Bored at home this weekend? You can play the popular card game 'Cards Against Humanity' with your friends online for free

A couple of websites offer free versions of "Cards Against Humanity" that you can play with your friends online. The games allows everyone to remotely see the game, while your individual hand is kept private. The games work best when hosting an audio or video call with friends while playing. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. If you're looking for a way to virtually hang out with your friends over the weekend while social distancing, you can always try playing the popular car...
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Verizon should make an Epic acquisition

To: Hans (Mr. Vestberg? Boss?) RE: An Epic opportunity We wanted to jot down this memo to pitch a deal that could remake Verizon’s fortunes in the media business. Every major carrier and internet provider has staked out a huge piece of real estate in the entertainment world with the exception of Verizon (the parent of TechCrunch’s parent company). Over the past few years, the world of entertainment has been turned upside down by the $71.3 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox by Dis...
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Back At You announces direct Instagram publishing

The marketing technology company underwent the arduous process of becoming an authorized Facebook and Instagram Marketing Partner to allow agents to publish directly to the image-sharing platform.
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Back At You Media announces direct Instagram publishing

The marketing technology company underwent the arduous process of becoming an authorized Facebook and Instagram Marketing Partner to allow agents to publish directly to the image-sharing platform.
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Instagram, Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Radio, Instagram Marketing, Facebook Marketing Partner, Select, News Brief, Real Estate Technology, PROPtech, Back At You Media, Craig. C. Rowe


Precursor Ventures’ Charles Hudson on ‘the conversation no one has during an upmarket’

For pre-seed startups, precarious times are baseline until they secure their first customer, first hire and first check. But no matter how built-in turbulence might be for a pre-seed founder, we’re entering a period where stresses are amplified and outlooks are unpredictable. In light of the new market conditions, a harder fundraising market and slower expected growth, Charles Hudson (founder and general partner of Precursor Ventures ) is urging his portfolio companies to reassess their futur...
Tags: Startups, TC, Finance, Events, Tech, Vc, Venture Capital, Stripe, Hudson, Clubhouse, Consumer, Charles Hudson, Precursor Ventures, Extra Crunch, Coronavirus, COVID-19


OnePlus 8 vs. iPhone 11 Pro: Is OnePlus still the Flagship Killer?

The OnePlus 8 and the iPhone 11 Pro capture the spotlight for their design and specs. Which one is the best?
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Trends, Buying Guides, OnePlus 8, Apple iPhone 11 Pro


iPhone 6, 6s, & 7 vs. iPhone SE: Should You Upgrade?

Apple in April 2020 unveiled the iPhone SE, a new low-cost iPhone that marries the design of the iPhone 8 with the super fast A13 chip in the iPhone 11, all for a super low $399 price tag. If you have an older iPhone, like an iPhone 6s, iPhone 7, or an even earlier iPhone, you may be wondering whether it's worth the upgrade to a newer device. In a nutshell, the answer is yes, but we'll walk through the reasons why in the guide below. Key iPhone SE Features Same design as iPhone 8 G...
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If we let the US Postal Service die, we’ll be killing small businesses with it

Laura Behrens Wu Contributor Share on Twitter Laura Behrens Wu is the co-founder and CEO of Shippo, which is building a shipping platform for 21st century e-commerce. Since moving to the United States, I’ve come to appreciate and admire the United States Postal Service as a symbol of American ingenuity and resilience. Like electricity, telephones and the freeway system, it’s part of our greater story and what binds the United...
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AT&T's Randall Stephenson To Retire As CEO

AT&T Chief Executive Randall Stephenson said he will retire at the end of June (Warning: source paywalled; alternative source), handing leadership of one of the world's largest media and telecommunications companies to longtime deputy John Stankey. The Wall Street Journal reports: Mr. Stephenson, who turned 60 this week, has spent most of his 13 years as chairman and CEO piecing together a modern media business by scooping up DirecTV and then Time Warner, remaking the staid telephone company he ...
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Sheriff Sued After Threatening To Arrest A High School Student Over Her Coronavirus-Related Instagram Posts

The student isn't the one failing the basic civics exam.
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Hands-On With the New Low-Cost 2020 iPhone SE

The iPhone SE had its official launch day today, with the first orders arriving to customers this morning. We picked up one of the new (PRODUCT)RED ‌iPhone‌ SE models and checked out the design and features in our latest YouTube video, which is worth watching if you're thinking of making an upgrade from an older ‌iPhone‌. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Despite the "‌iPhone‌ SE" name that hails back to the original ‌iPhone‌ SE that was released in 2016, the new ‌i...
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Silicon Valley needs a new approach to studying ethics now more than ever

Lisa Wehden Contributor Share on Twitter Lisa Wehden is an investor at Bloomberg Beta, a VC fund focused on the future of work; previously she launched Entrepreneur First in Berlin. Next month, Apple and Google will unveil features to enable contact tracing on iOS and Android to identify people who have had contact with someone who tests positive for the novel coronavirus. Security experts have been quick to point out the pos...
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Apple and Google Pledge To Shut Down Coronavirus Tracker When Pandemic Ends

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: On Friday, Apple and Google revised their ambitious automatic contact-tracing proposal, just two weeks after the system was first announced. An Apple representative said the changes were the result of feedback both companies had received about the specifications and how they might be improved. The companies also released a "Frequently Asked Questions" page, which rehashes much of the information already made public. On a call accompanying the a...
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That Time in 1948 Jack Fleck Won the Baker Park Labor Day Tournament and $200 in Kewanee, Illinois

Embed from Getty Images window.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'5X8NKKkHRxxJeWKvrL214w',sig:'eAFcygL4WJi0ErUBobQ7XpCu4nRkvKM8j2yQqtJqwro=',w:'594px',h:'460px',items:'515284102',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); I STILL RECEIVE GOOGLE ALERTS about Jack Fleck, who I befriended in 2007 and wrote about in THE LONGEST SHOT, which published in May 2012. Jack won the 1955 U.S. Open in an 18-hole playoff against Ben Hogan, pulling of...
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