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Microsoft's Xbox Series X and Series S can be pre-booked via Amazon, Flipkart and Reliance Retail
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Feds say the goal is to start in January 2021 with 100 million doses, as soon as vaccines achieve FDA approval.
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The only lockdown excursion we'll be taking - courtesy of some heated hardware Bork!Bork!Bork!  Bork leaves the shores of the UK today and returns to Italy, country of culture, history and the finest of bork.…
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Aadhaar-adjacent app will put beasts' full history in farmers' hands India has launched a new app to help farmers access information about livestock and expects it will cut the cost of cattle and make farms more efficient.…
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The abandoned Taboola-Outbrain chumbox merger illustrates the need for bright-line rules to give media companies a fighting chance.
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Regional video streaming companies added to list of entities required to pay Digital Services Tax Indonesia has again extended the list of companies it will require to gather the nation’s digital services tax.…
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Trump is on tape saying he downplayed the coronavirus in March. For weeks after the conversation, he told the public it was no worse than the flu.
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B&H Photo's latest Galaxy Note 20 deals are offering a straight discount of $200 on a brand new unlocked device right now - great value.
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Business Insider is looking to highlight the most outstanding designers of color that have made an impact in the sneaker and sportswear industries.
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As of Monday morning local time, the country had recorded 4.2 million coronavirus cases and 71,000 deaths.
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Prompts for civil service bosses to get the vast majority of staff back into the office have been labelled “virtue signalling” by a union chief.Outgoing Cabinet secretary Sir Mark Sedwill, in a letter seen by the PA news agency, has written to the permanent secretaries of government departments calling on them to bring as much as 80% of public sector staff back into the workplace.Sedwill, in the note dated September 3, said Boris Johnson had asked to be personally involved in the back-to-work drive and wanted to see departmental figures on a “weekly basis” following Cabinet agreement that increasing office numbers would be “hugely beneficial for our workforce”.Downing Street this week denied the existence of a “back-to-work” campaign but Sedwill’s letter is yet further evidence that ministers fear huge job losses in town and city centre shops and cafes if workers do not return to their pre-lockdown commuter patterns soon.The PM is keen for the public sector to lead from the front on the return to work and has even reportedly told Tory MPs he wants the Commons “back to normal” by Christmas.Sedwill said departments which were below their coronavirus staffing constraints “should now move quickly to seek to bring more staff back into the office in a Covid-secure way”.He wrote: “We are now strongly encouraging an increased workplace attendance through staff rota systems, with our aim by the end of September to enable 80% of staff to attend their usual workplace each week, for example 20% for five days, 30% for three days and 30% for two days, with the balance attending only occasionally for now.”But Dave Penman, general secretary of the FDA, a union representing civil servants, said such targets would be difficult to achieve.He said office use in Whitehall was already “oversubscribed” even before Covid restrictions were introduced.Workplace guidance includes introducing one-way systems, staggered shift times and limiting the number of colleagues that staff members are exposed to in order to prevent the spread of the virus.Speaking to BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, Penman said: “There are two fundamental problems with this approach from the government.“One is its practicality – government offices have a capacity of a maximum of around 50% because of the Covid restrictions.“In a lift, for example, you can have a maximum of two in offices of thousands of people.”Penman argued the civil service had worked “effectively” since the pandemic started, dealing with the increased demand for Universal Credit and starting the furlough programme from the ground up, all with staff being 95% home-based.He added: “It is quite clear from the letter that has been sent out, this is really about virtue signalling to the private sector that has already moved on.“You’re not telling me that the big financial houses in the City of London would be having their staff working remotely if it wasn’t working effectively for them.”Figures published on Friday suggest employees are beginning to curtail their work from home habits.According to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), there has been an increase in people travelling to work in the last two months, with fewer working exclusively from home.The ONS said 57% of working adults reported that they had travelled to work – either exclusively or in combination with working from home – in the past seven days, while 20% had worked solely from home.The findings show an increase from the results of an ONS survey in the last week of June when 49% of working adults said they had travelled in to work, and 29% said they had worked exclusively at home.The latest statistics are based on survey responses from 1,644 adults in Britain between August 26 and 30.Transport for London has also recorded more passengers using both the Tube and buses throughout the week.It said 630,000 passengers used the London Underground network on Friday from the start of service until 10am – 21.1% higher than during the same period last week although still 69.2% lower than the same period last year.Bus journeys in the capital were also up 29.6% on last week, but down 50.8% on 2019.
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Facebook is working with outside researchers to study its apps' impact on the election, but doesn't expect results until mid-2021.
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Today only, this high-spec variant of the Razer Blade 15 is down to $1,599.99 — its lowest price ever.
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Target is adding hundreds of new items to its Good & Gather brand, one that's exclusive to the company.
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Logitech G recently launched its Color Collection of gaming and computer accessories and all I can say is: Hallelujah, hallelujah my prayers have been answered. I’m sick of black and gray tech. I have a sneaking suspicion the sea of dim, dark devices in my home is having a negative impact on my mental health – especially since the quarantine began. All I see when I look around is darkness punctuated by flashing lights. It’s like my home is the most boring space ship ever made. Darth Vader would love it here. Well, he would have. These days I’m sporting… This story continues at The Next Web
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"Tenet" and "The New Mutants" are already being pirated as they make their way to newly reopened movie theaters.
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Considering the havoc this bug could have wreaked, £1,300 seems like an incredibly cheap payout.
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This follows the ransomware outage last month
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A quick lesson in how not to deploy Sharepoint as a 'my account' file retrieval system Southern Water - British supplier of the liquid of life - botched its internal Sharepoint implementation so badly that a customer was able to view other people’s account details.…
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We're all being told to wash our hands frequently, but what if yours is one of the many households around the world without secure water access?
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Chinese short video app, TikTok has been at the center of controversies in recent times. The company is currently facing a possible ban in the U.S. ... The post TikTok’s Acquisition: Top 5 reasons why Oracle is no match for Microsoft appeared first on Gizchina.com.
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Facebook’s new interface was first unveiled last year. | Image: Facebook Facebook’s “classic” experience, the interface with the iconic blue navigation bar at the top, is disappearing for good in September. Engadget reports that a Facebook support page has been updated saying everyone will soon have the new design. Although you can temporarily switch back to the old interface on Facebook’s site, the button warns that “the classic Facebook will no longer be available starting in September.” The new design was announced at Facebook’s developer conference last year, and initially rolled out on the service’s iOS and Android apps. In March it got a widespread release on desktop as an opt-in feature, leaving people free to continue using the old design if they want to. Come September, however, the old design will... Continue reading…
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A feature-packed software update is headed to the $179 Pixel Buds right now
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Sometimes weird things on eBay sell for the most ridiculous prices — and now you can add mobile Fortnite to that list. Sellers are listing iPhones with the game installed for ridiculous prices. And the best (or maybe worst) part is that someone might actually pay those prices, because currently there’s no other way to get Fortnite on an iPhone. You may have heard that Apple and Epic Games are in a stand-off over the issue of App Store policies. It’s a sordid affair, and I won’t bore you with all the details, which you can read here. Essentially Apple has banned… This story continues at The Next Web
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This smartphone is a hefty investment, and you should do all you can to protect the quality AMOLED screen.
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They promise more power and performance in slimmer packages
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Former president includes songs from artists performing at this week's Democratic National Convention.
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(Penn State) The Department of Defense's Defense Threat Reduction Agency has awarded a combined $51.1 million to two university research alliances to counter threats of destruction, with a specific focus on improving current and developing future warfighter technology. Penn State is leading the Interaction of Ionizing Radiation with Matter University Research Alliance, which was awarded $30 million for five years, with the potential of a total of nine years and $54 million with additional funding opportunities available.
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Up to 15 SMT8 CPU cores per chip, Power ISA 3.1 support, and other bits and bytes Hot Chips  Big Blue hopes to roll out its first commercial 7nm data-center-grade processors – the IBM Power10 series – by the end of 2021.…
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You can now hear audio stories read aloud in Apple News on your iPhone if you subscribe to Apple News+. If you aren't a subscriber, you will only hear brief previews. Apple has introduced audio stories in the Apple News app for those with iOS 13.6 devices and higher. You can also create a playlist of audio stories – tap and hold a story and choose how to add it to your queue.  Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Apple has recently expanded the Apple News app for iOS to include audio news stories, letting you hear select Apple News+ stories read aloud as if they were podcasts.  To get these audio stories, you need to make sure your iPhone is running iOS 13.6 or higher. In addition, you need to be a subscriber to Apple's News+ service, which costs $10 per month. If you aren't using Apple News+, then you will only be able to hear short previews of each news story, rather than the entire audio.  Check out the products mentioned in this article: Apple News+ (From $9.99 a month at Apple) iPhone 11 (From $699.99 at Apple) How to make sure your iPhone is running iOS 13.6 1. Start the Settings app and then tap "General." 2. On the "General" page, tap "Software Update." 3. Check the version of iOS. If necessary, update to the latest version. Unfortunately, if your iPhone predates the iPhone 6S, it may not be upgradeable to iOS 13.6. How to find audio stories on Apple News for the iPhone 1. Start the News app and tap "Audio" in the toolbar at the bottom of the screen. This is a new icon starting with iOS 13.6. 2. To hear the Apple News Today read aloud, tap "Play" at the top right of the screen, beside "Apple News+ Audio." Each story will be read aloud, one after another. If you're not currently subscribing to Apple News+, you will only hear a short preview.  3. The audio player will appear at the bottom of the screen. You can play and pause the audio, or swipe up to see a larger version of the player. Swipe down to minimize it.  4. You can also select specific stories to be read aloud. To hear a story, simply tap it and it will begin playing.  If you aren't yet an Apple News+ subscriber, you'll see a banner on the screen asking you to upgrade, and audio stories will be described as "Previews."  How to control your audio playlist on Apple News+ If you are a subscriber to Apple News+, you can create a queue to hear certain stories played in any order you like. To do that, tap and hold a story until the pop-up menu appears, and then choose "Play Next" or "Play Last." Related coverage from Tech Reference: How to use Strava on your Apple Watch without an iPhone nearby, and seamlessly track all your exercise data How to turn a video into an audio file on your iPhone using a third-party app How to share audio on an iPhone that's running iOS 13, and let others listen to your music through their own headphones How to listen to audiobooks on your iPhone using the Apple Books app How to save audio messages on your iPhone, and change your settings so audio messages won't delete after 2 minutes SEE ALSO: The best iPhone accessories Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Swayze Valentine is the only female treating fighters' cuts and bruises inside the UFC octagon
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