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Democrats Rush to Halt USPS Sabotage as McConnell Announces Senate Vacation

14-Aug-2020 06:50

Two Senate Democrats late Thursday announced plans to introduce a bill they say would halt any “abrupt operational changes” at the U.S. Postal Service amid rising concerns the Trump administration is trying to interfere with the delivery of mail-in ballots.

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Fortnite has suddenly vanished from the App Store – here’s why [updated: the Google Play Store, too]

14-Aug-2020 06:16

Game over? Fortnite has suddenly disappeared from the App Store as part of a bigger fight over in-app payments between Epic and Apple.

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Report: Facebook Quietly Abandoned Drilling Gear Off the Oregon Coast

14-Aug-2020 05:20

Facebook has boldly face-planted right into one of the few remaining types of fuckups it hasn’t before: quietly abandoning a pile of drilling equipment under the ocean.

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Postmaster general under fire over Amazon stock holdings

14-Aug-2020 05:05

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Postmaster general Louis DeJoy is under fire over a new that shows he holds stock options in Amazon, an apparent conflict of interest.

Federal law prohibits employees of the executive branch from holding a financial interest in a company that could have an impact on their government duties. , with some analysts estimating the e-commerce giant uses the post office for around 40 percent of its shipping.

DeJoy held between $100,000 and $250,000 worth of stock in Amazon when he joined the Trump administration, , citing financial disclosures. DeJoy divested the shares on June 24th but on the same day bought between $50,000 and $100,000 of Amazon stock options, which give him...

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Save 34% when you protect your pup from getting lost with a Fi tracking collar

14-Aug-2020 04:51

Buy one GPS collar for $99, and Barking Labs will pay it forward by donating a second collar to a rescue.

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Wearable tech market will grow 137% by 2024, analyst says

14-Aug-2020 04:25

But smartwatch revenues will drop 10% this year because of COVID-19 shipment delays and decreased consumer spending, according to GlobalData.

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Google Is Upgrading Search to Make it Easier to Find Live Sports and TV Shows

14-Aug-2020 04:25

With a seemingly ever-increasing number of cable and streaming services, simply figuring out where to watch that one live event or show has become its own challenge. So in an effort to help cut down on the noise, Google is upgrading Google Search with some new features to help you find live sports, shows, and movies.

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COVID-19 pandemic has reduced emissions, but it's not enough to fend off climate change - Roadshow

14-Aug-2020 02:42

A new study shows any positive effects from reduced emissions resulting from the coronavirus pandemic are short term at best.

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Best Windows hosting services of 2020

14-Aug-2020 02:36

Linux servers just don't hit the spot? We've got some quality Windows alternatives.

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Lucid Motors is already testing an Air-based electric SUV - Roadshow

14-Aug-2020 02:15

The startup's CEO Peter Rawlinson confirms the existence of the new EV.

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