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What it"s really like to be an Amazon warehouse worker during Prime Day

For much of the past 16 months, Amazon's warehouse workers have faced grueling pressure to keep up with the demand from households for online goods during the pandemic. Now, workers must endure the stress of meeting a spike in orders from Amazon's su.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnJun 21st, 2021

Sunny-Day Flooding Is About to Become More Than a Nuisance

Sea level rise will soon combine with a host of other environmental factors to produce dozens of floods each fall in US coastal cities......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News1 hr. 53 min. ago

The latest Apple TV 4K just got a rare price cut at Amazon

Amazon is offering a rare discount on the second-generation Apple TV 4K. Here's your chance at savings when buying the latest version of Apple's streaming box......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 53 min. ago

Banned Chinese Facial Recognition Technology Was Used in Search for US Protesters

Some protesters in Minnesota set a fire last year. But then the surveillance footage from that day "set off a nearly yearlong, international manhunt...involving multiple federal agencies and Mexican police. The pursuit also involved a facial recognit.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 53 min. ago

Highlights of the day: Apple to adopt more IPD chips

Apple is expected to adopt more integrated passive devices for its new products, boosting businesses at its manufacturing partners TSMC and Amkor. Macronix, reportedly a supplier for Nintendo's upcoming Switch console series, is stepping up shipments.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News6 hr. 53 min. ago

Fires rage across southern Europe, forcing hundreds to evacuate

Dozens of villages were evacuated in tourist hotspots in southern Turkey on Sunday as wildfires that have claimed eight lives raged for a fifth day, while blazes also hit Greece, Italy and Spain......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 21 min. ago

Best cheap office chair deals for August 2021

Building a home office? Make sure to get a chair that will have you feeling well supported throughout the day......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 21 min. ago

Amazon Now Employs Almost 1 Million People in the US - or 1 in Every 169 Workers

"Amazon now employs almost 1 million people in the U.S. — or 1 in every 169 workers," reports NBC News: Amazon has revealed for the first time the number of people it employs in the U.S., putting the figure at 950,000, according to the e-comme.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News20 hr. 21 min. ago

Best cheap Amazon Echo deals for August 2021

Millions of people talk to their homes using Echo speakers. Here, we have all the best Amazon Echo deals......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Best cheap juicer deals for August 2021

Give juicing a whirl and get healthy without missing out on the best juicer deals from Amazon, Walmart, and Best Buy.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Best cheap blender deals for August 2021

Keep yourself healthy by preparing nutrient-rich treats at home with a discounted blender from Amazon, Walmart, or Best Buy......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Texas Instruments" New Calculator Will Run Programs Written in Python

"Dallas-based Texas Instruments' latest generation of calculators is getting a modern-day update with the addition of programming language Python," reports the Dallas Morning News: The goal is to expand students' ability to explore science, technolo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Tech Companies Praised for "Pandemic Leadership", Vaccine Mandates

"America reported 122,000 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the highest single-day spike since February," reports Business Insider. But when it comes to anti-Covid measures like vaccine mandates, America's technology companies have been "decisive trend s.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

HyperX Cloud Alpha gaming headset is down to $70

The HyperX Cloud Alpha are among the best budget headsets you can buy right now for gaming and they perform just as well when listening to other media. They're down to $70 on Amazon from the regular $90-$100......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Amazon hit with record $885 million fine for violating EU privacy rules

Amazon seems to be doing relatively well under its new leadership, but the company's growth is slowing down and the shortcuts taken to achieve its gargantuan size are biting again. The retail giant has been fined a whopping €746 million ($885 milli.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Last day to snag early-bird passes to TechCrunch Disrupt 2021

Last day to snag early-bird passes to TechCrunch Disrupt 2021.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Extra Crunch roundup: Livestream e-commerce, growth marketing interviews, CEO for a day

Thanks very much for reading Extra Crunch this week; have a great weekend. This year, livestream viewers in China are projected to spend more than $60 billion on digital shopping experiences that let them interact with influencers in real t.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Daily Crunch: European privacy regulators fine Amazon $887M over targeted advertising practices

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package. To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Apple Watch 6, Garmin Watch get massive price cut at Amazon

While the rugged Garmin Instinct can help monitor your health and outdoor adventures, the Apple Watch 6 is great looking and loaded with features......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

The 41 best movies on Amazon Prime Video right now

Summer is in full swing, and with it comes a ton of movies for cooling down inside. We've sifted through them all in our list of the best movies on Prime Video......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Amazon Delivery Companies Routinely Tell Drivers To Bypass Safety Inspections

Amazon delivery companies around the U.S. are instructing workers to bypass daily inspections intended to make sure vans are safe to drive. From a report: Amazon requires contracted delivery drivers to inspect their vehicles at the beginning and end.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021