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Working from Home Has Hit a Wall in Germany

The widespread resistance in Germany to working from home is baffling, especially when it could potentially halve the number of coronavirus infections. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireFeb 23rd, 2021

Vaccine selfies are everywhere. That"s actually a good thing

When Brittany Hall from upstate New York received her first Covid-19 vaccine after barely leaving home since last March, she pulled out her phone and took a selfie to mark the occasion. "I cried so hard the lady that helped me had to comfort me," she.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Are you eligible for the FCC"s emergency internet discount program? Here"s how to find out

More help is coming soon for the many Americans still struggling to afford at-home, high-speed internet, which has become an essential for school, work and many other areas of life during the pandemic......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Call on FCC to update definition of "high speed" Internet, from 25/3 Mbps to at least 100/100 Mbps

Without a doubt, 2020 was the year when our home broadband was put to the test, and it’s likely that many of us realized our “high speed” connection wasn’t all that. Base speeds of 25Mbps down and 3Mbps up as defined by the FCC are barely eno.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Wind Replaces Coal As Main Source of Power In Germany

Qbertino writes: Heise.de, a German tech news publisher, reports that wind has replaced coal as the main source of power in Germany. From the report: "The share of renewable energies in the amount of electricity generated and fed into the grid domest.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

NASA"s new Mars rover hits dusty red road, 1st trip 21 feet

NASA's newest Mars rover hit the dusty red road this week, putting 21 feet on the odometer in its first test drive......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

US Blacklisted China"s Xiaomi Because of Award Given To Its Founder

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Wall Street Journal: U.S. officials blacklisted Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi Corp. as a company with military ties partly due to an award given to the company's founder for his service to the state, the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Twitter Is Testing An "Undo" Option After Sending Tweets

Twitter is working on a feature that could offer users a short window of time to rethink posting a tweet even after they hit send. CNN reports: The company confirmed to CNN Business on Friday it is testing an undo option that would potentially let us.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Twitter is testing an "undo" option after sending tweets

Twitter is working on a feature that could offer users a short window of time to rethink posting a tweet even after they hit send......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Type 80 W2 and W3 wall lights by Anglepoise

Dezeen Showroom: British lighting brand Anglepoise has added two new lights to its Type 80 collection, which was originally designed by industrial designer Kenneth Grange in 2019. Read more Dezeen Showroom: British lighting brand Anglepoise.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Snowflake latest enterprise company to feel Wall Street’s wrath after good quarter

Snowflake reported earnings this week, and the results look strong with revenue more than doubling year-over-year. However while the company’s fourth quarter revenue rose 117% to $190.5 million, it apparently wasn’t good enough for invest.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

White House signals coming antitrust push with Tim Wu appointment

The nod indicates that the new administration isn't planning to go easy on tech. Enlarge / The White House South Lawn, which is unfortunately not the view most folks working for a presidential administration have. (credit: Joe Daniel Price | Ge.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Diablo II: Resurrected will let you load the original game"s save files

In a recent interview with IGN Middle East, Diablo II producer Matthew Cederquist said that when they were working on the remaster, they wondered if old save files would work. “We kind of shoved it in and it worked,” Cederquist said, noting that.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Using a radical to break C-F bonds one at a time

A team of researchers from the University of Science and Technology of China and the University of California has found a way to use radicals to break C-F bonds one at a time when working with trifluoroacetamides and acetates. In their paper publishe.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Taking 2-D materials for a spin

Scientists from the University of Tsukuba and a scientist from the Institute of High Pressure Physics detected and mapped the electronic spins moving in a working transistor made of molybdenum disulfide. This research may lead to much faster computer.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Study shows that the GW190521 event could be explained by primordial black holes

In September 2020, the LIGO/Virgo collaboration, a large team of scientists working at different universities worldwide, announced that they had detected most massive gravitational wave binary signal observed to date, which they called GW190521. In a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Microsoft acknowledges unresponsiveness problem in new Xbox controllers, is working on fix

Drifting has been a blight on controllers for years. The most famous sufferer is Nintendo's JoyCons, though Microsoft's previous Xbox One controllers, including the $180 Elite Controller, experience the same problem......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Hurry! This portable generator is $220 today only at Newegg

Every home needs a backup power source in case of a blackout, so you might want to jump on Newegg's $220 discount for the Quipall 7000 portable generator......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Wall Street plowed billions into EV stocks before slump

Investors have been jumping into EV stocks following the election of President Joe Biden, who they expect will unleash a slew of clean-energy policies......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Chairs Technica: We review two new models from Anda Seat

We liked the Anda Fnatic so much, we're reviewing two new models as well. Last October, we reviewed a pair of gaming / home office chairs—Secretlab's Omega and Anda Seat's more explicitly gaming-themed Fnatic. After several weeks of dai.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Little damage from huge Pacific quake; tsunami threat passes

One of the strongest earthquakes to hit the South Pacific in modern history triggered tsunami warnings across the ocean and forced thousands of people in New Zealand to evacuate coastal areas Friday. Small tsunami waves were seen, but little damage w.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021