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CIOs who stay might wind up as COOs

The career path for chief information officers looks promising as large businesses digitise more of their organisation and IT becomes integral to operations By Cliff Saran, Managing Editor Published: 22 Oct 2020 11:16 Chief information officers (CIOs) who remain head of tech for the next four years may see their role evolve to chief operating…

Tarek and Christina Take a Frightening Danger Together on ‘Flip or Flop’

The stars of "Flip or Flop," Christina Anstead and Tarek El Moussa, have made a fortune flipping homes—but even they can get overwhelmed. On the episode “Better Be Quick,” El Moussa and Anstead buy a house in Fountain Valley, CA, for $670,000. However, these flippers can’t pay cash for the house, as they normally do,…

Coronavirus cases exceed as states around U.S. reel under rise

As the United States set records for the number of new coronavirus cases, states in every part of the country are reeling under the surge. Two back-to-back daily records for single-day increases in U.S. cases were set on Friday, with 79,303 new cases, and on Thursday with 77,640, according to NBC News' tally. The previous…

Xbox employer talks TELEVISION streaming stick, brand-new Video game Pass tier, xCloud app on iOS

A new wide-ranging interview with Phil Spencer points to several ways Xbox Game Pass could grow in the future Oct 23, 2020 12:41 PM EDT A new interview with Xbox chief Phil Spencer could indicate where the company is taking some its gaming services in the near future. Speaking to Stratechery, Spencer hinted at new ways…

Is an Intel Core i3 good enough for PC gaming? | Ask an expert

Though Core i3 CPUs serve as the entry point of Intel’s Core processor lineup, they still can take on gaming. Intel Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Q: Will an Intel Core i3 processor work for playing games? If yes, will it work if…

From Hot Mess to No Tension: Prior To and After Pictures of 10 Motivating Organizing Projects

You're not the only one who feels like 2020 has been the year everyone became obsessed with home organization. We certainly started noticing when the coronavirus lockdown first started in the spring. Many homeowners got busy clearing out years of junk and tidying up the spaces where they would be spending all their time. But…

Technology

CIOs who stay might wind up as COOs

The career path for chief information officers looks promising as large businesses digitise more of their organisation and IT becomes integral to operations By Cliff Saran, Managing Editor Published: 22 Oct 2020 11:16 Chief information officers (CIOs) who remain head of tech for the next four years may see their role evolve to chief operating…

Xbox employer talks TELEVISION streaming stick, brand-new Video game Pass tier, xCloud app on iOS

A new wide-ranging interview with Phil Spencer points to several ways Xbox Game Pass could grow in the future Oct 23, 2020 12:41 PM EDT A new interview with Xbox chief Phil Spencer could indicate where the company is taking some its gaming services in the near future. Speaking to Stratechery, Spencer hinted at new ways…

Is an Intel Core i3 good enough for PC gaming? | Ask an expert

Though Core i3 CPUs serve as the entry point of Intel’s Core processor lineup, they still can take on gaming. Intel Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Q: Will an Intel Core i3 processor work for playing games? If yes, will it work if…

Huawei reveals the brand-new Mate 40 series with ‘Area Ring’ electronic camera module

The new lineup includes the Mate 40, Mate 40 Pro, Mate 40 Pro+ and Mate 40 RS. Oct 22, 2020 10:38 AM EDT During Huawei’s Mate 40 series event, the tech giant revealed — you guessed it — the new Mate 40 series. This lineup of smartphones includes the Mate 40, the Mate 40 Pro,…

Reducing Human Mistakes to Improve Data Center Dependability

A simple mistake made in a data center can have serious consequences. Here's how to detect and prevent common errors before they can damage schedules, budgets, revenue, and perhaps even lives. Image: Denys Rudyi - stock.adobe.com To err is human, but that fact doesn't make it any easier to get a data center back on…

SoundCloud creators raise $17.8 million to bring membership ebikes to market

Founders of music streaming platform SoundCloud are looking to bring subscriptions to the burgeoning ebike market with a European startup called Dance. The company today announced it has raised a €15 million ($17.8 million) round of funding to expand the service beyond its current pilot program in Germany. The funding follows a surge in demand…

Asian American New Yorkers had greatest rise in joblessness throughout pandemic

A Bangladeshi American New Yorker says she was laid off from her steady job at a Hudson News newsstand during the coronavirus pandemic. Her husband, who's undocumented and spent years working in restaurant kitchens, is also unable to work because of several serious medical issues but can't receive unemployment benefits because of his immigration status.…

iPhone 12 Pro vs. iPhone 12 Pro Max: Which should you purchase?

The iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max are similar phones, but with several key differences other than screen size. Read on as we walk through all the differences between iPhone 12 Pro vs. iPhone 12 Pro Max. In this comparison, we focus specifically on the 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro and the 6.7-inch iPhone…

Business

Tarek and Christina Take a Frightening Danger Together on ‘Flip or Flop’

The stars of "Flip or Flop," Christina Anstead and Tarek El Moussa, have made a fortune flipping homes—but even they can get overwhelmed. On the episode “Better Be Quick,” El Moussa and Anstead buy a house in Fountain Valley, CA, for $670,000. However, these flippers can’t pay cash for the house, as they normally do,…

From Hot Mess to No Tension: Prior To and After Pictures of 10 Motivating Organizing Projects

You're not the only one who feels like 2020 has been the year everyone became obsessed with home organization. We certainly started noticing when the coronavirus lockdown first started in the spring. Many homeowners got busy clearing out years of junk and tidying up the spaces where they would be spending all their time. But…

Trump Presented CBS With Book On His Healthcare Record – Opened To A Blank Page

Topline President Trump on Wednesday tweeted photos of 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl holding a large book ostensibly documenting his healthcare accomplishments – but one photo showed Stahl opening the book to a blank page, underscoring Democratic attacks against Trump’s health care record. 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl opens a book provided by the White House while preparing to…

GM’s electrical Hummer truck is here with an approximated 560km variety

The company has yet to reveal the price Oct 20, 2020 11:14 PM EDT After months of teasing, General Motors (GM) has finally shared the look and the specifications of its all-electric Hummer-branded pickup truck. The company says that the new truck will hit the road during the fall of 2022 with an estimated range…

Sport News

These Statistics Suggest LeBron James Is The Best Basketball Gamer Ever

LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers exults after winning the 2020 NBA Championship over the ... [+] Miami Heat in Game 6 of the 2020 NBA Finals on October 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images Fans, pundits and former players can obviously make a very sound and sensible argument…

Los Angeles Lakers win NBA title, topping league’s coronavirus bubble season

The dynamic duo of LeBron James and Anthony Davis lifted the Los Angeles Lakers to the franchise's 17th NBA title Sunday night, bringing a curtain on the most unusual season in league history.James recorded a triple-double and Davis a double-double as Los Angeles cruised to a 106-93 victory over the Miami Heat, ending the best-of-seven…

Health

Coronavirus cases exceed as states around U.S. reel under rise

As the United States set records for the number of new coronavirus cases, states in every part of the country are reeling under the surge. Two back-to-back daily records for single-day increases in U.S. cases were set on Friday, with 79,303 new cases, and on Thursday with 77,640, according to NBC News' tally. The previous…

Acknowledging information points that signify patterns for the future of organization post-pandemic

Planning for a post-COVID-19 future and creating a robust enterprise strategy require both strategic scenario planning and the ability to recognize what scenario planners call “news from the future” — data points that tell you whether the world is trending in the direction of one or another of your imagined scenarios. As with any scatter…

What to Know Prior To Interacting Socially Inside Your Home Throughout the Pandemic

Two weeks earlier, I went to my friend’s wedding event in Boston. It was an extremely pared-down variation of the huge wedding event she’d...

World

Today’s leading stories: iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro release, iOS 14.1 functions, iPad Air, more

In this week’s top stories: The iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPad Air 4 are here, plus iOS 14.1 details, new HomePod features, and much more. Read on for all of this week’s top stories. The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro are now available, and early reviews and hands-on coverage are rolling out.…

Huawei reveals the brand-new Mate 40 series with ‘Area Ring’ electronic camera module

The new lineup includes the Mate 40, Mate 40 Pro, Mate 40 Pro+ and Mate 40 RS. Oct 22, 2020 10:38 AM EDT During Huawei’s Mate 40 series event, the tech giant revealed — you guessed it — the new Mate 40 series. This lineup of smartphones includes the Mate 40, the Mate 40 Pro,…

iPhone 12 Pro vs. iPhone 12 Pro Max: Which should you purchase?

The iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max are similar phones, but with several key differences other than screen size. Read on as we walk through all the differences between iPhone 12 Pro vs. iPhone 12 Pro Max. In this comparison, we focus specifically on the 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro and the 6.7-inch iPhone…

iPhone 12 Pro shipping times slip to November, choose iPhone 12 designs still offered for day 1 shipment

The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro officially went up for pre-order yesterday ahead of their October 23 launch day. Over the last 24 hours, supply of certain iPhone models has started to dwindle, so read on for the latest details — including those models which are still available for launch day delivery. iPhone 12 Pro…

Entertainment

Truth x The Vinyl Factory Present: RYOJI IKEDA – immersive audiovisual exhibit at 180 The Hair

A multi-sensory exploration of light and sound. Fact and The Vinyl Factory are presenting a new RYOJI IKEDA exhibition at 180 Studios – in collaboration with Audemars Piguet Contemporary, opening this November. Tickets are available now. Featuring the largest collection of the artist’s work in Europe to date, as well as world premieres of never-before-seen works, RYOJI IKEDA invites…

15 Native Films And TELEVISION Reveals That Everybody Must See A Minimum Of As Soon As

Put all of these on your to-watch list. 1. Samson & Delilah (2009) Madman Entertainment Described as a "throat-gripping introduction to a kind of Australia so often out of sight and mind", Samson & Delilah is a love story involving two teenagers from a remote Aboriginal community in Central Australia. Although there is romance, the…

This perfectly easy website fills your WFH area with calming workplace sounds

Close your eyes and it's like you're there. Image: Chris Haston / NBCU Photo Bank / NBCUniversal via Getty Image By Caitlin Welsh2020-06-10 01:59:46 UTC Hello, white noise, my old friend.  If you've been working from home during the pandemic and you're usually in an office, you might have initially found yourself rejoicing in the…

How The Antifa Dream Spread In Little Towns Throughout The U.S.

BuzzFeed News; Getty Images The rumor that shadowy leftists planned to start trouble in Great Falls, Montana, first appeared on the Facebook group of the Montana Liberty Coalition late last Wednesday afternoon.“Heads up,” a man named Wayne Ebersole, who owns a local cover crop business, wrote. “Rumor has it that Antifa has scheduled a protest…