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Twitter Will Give ‘@POTUS’ Account To Biden On Jan. 20, Even If Trump Doesn’t Concede

Topline Twitter announced Friday it would give control of the presidential "@POTUS" handle on its platform to president-elect Joe Biden's administration on Inauguration Day, even if Donald Trump denies the results of the 2020 election and refuses to concede. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about Operation Warp Speed in the Rose Garden at the White…

Automated workflows are eating the world

In just the past 12 months, over $2.2 billion has been funneled into tech companies building workflow automation solutions. This isn’t a bubble. It’s a balloon. Hot technology companies like Slack ($14.5 billion market cap), Calendly ($60 million ARR), Docusign ($36 billion market cap), GitHub (bought by Microsoft for $7.5 billion), and Airtable ($185 million…

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin wants to redirect $580 billion of unspent stimulus money to prop up small businesses and extend unemployment benefits

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin wants to funnel unspent stimulus money into the American economy, he said on Thursday evening. "I hope that Congress will seriously consider reallocating $580 billion of funds that have already been appropriated that wouldn't cost taxpayers an additional penny," Mnuchin told Bloomberg. That move would require congressional approval. Mnuchin's comments come…

PS5 games will be region-free

Sony has long claimed the vast majority of PlayStation 4 games will work on PS5 with very few exceptions. Some Ubisoft games may not run on the console either, but the details are unclear. Cross-generation multiplayer will work by default. “Whether you’re playing a multiplayer PS4 game on your PS4 or PS5 (via backward compatibility),…

Here’s what to expect from Apple’s ‘One More Thing’ event

Apple is holding yet another fall hardware event called ‘One More Thing’ on November 10th at 1PM ET/10AM PT. With the iPhone 12 series, the new iPad Air (2020), the Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE out of the way, it’s expected that this event will be focused almost solely on the tech…

Covid-19 may make people’s tinnitus worse

Rebecca Edgar, 29, struggles to hear her toddler when he talks to her from the backseat of her car. Most nights, she struggles to fall asleep, caught in a cycle of worry that the ringing in her ear is getting louder, and recognizing that this very stress is worsening her symptoms. “I’ve had a constant…

What huge promises about updates was made by Huawei when I bought media pad…

Huawei will distribute EMUI 11 beta to at least 37 devices. (Image source: Huawei)Huawei has published the list of devices that will be eligible to receive EMUI 11 beta. All devices should be brought onto the EMUI 11 beta program by the end of November. The list contains 37 devices, including some Honor handsets. Stable…

Scientists show how link sneak peeks in apps can expose information from users

Almost all popular messaging apps offer link previews, which let users know the content of a URL in advance. However, security researchers Talal Haj Bakry and Tommy Mysk have discovered that these link previews can expose user data in both iOS and Android apps. When you send any link through a messaging app like Messenger,…

Lincoln Task Counters At Ivanka, Jared Over Times Square Signboard Legal Hazard

Topline The Lincoln Project, the coalition of anti-Donald Trump Republicans working against his reelection in November, has slammed Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner’s legal threats as “scare tactics” and called the pair inept and incompetent, the latest barb in a battle over billboards the group put up in Time Square that attacked the couple for…

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…

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Razer’s Viper 8K escalates the war for ultimate gaming mouse responsiveness

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The Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro is expected to have an SD 888 processor and 120 Hz AMOLED panel. (Image source: Weibo/WHYLAB)An alleged live photo of the Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro has been shared on Chinese social media and has been met with something of a lukewarm response so far. The Snapdragon 888 phone has been…

Google apps will stop using tracking ID that would require upcoming iOS 14 permission prompt

With iOS 14, Apple is requiring app developers to tell users about and have them opt-in to tracking. Google announced today that its first-party iOS apps will stop using certain tracking methods to avoid having to show the upcoming permission prompt. Meanwhile, the company also provided guidance to developers and advertisers ahead of Apple’s App…

Facebook, Reddit receive low marks for Holocaust denial content

Facebook has been under pressure to combat more hate speech. Angela Lang/CNET Facebook, Reddit, Discord and Steam received low grades from the Anti-Defamation League on Wednesday for the handling of Holocaust denial content on their platforms. The ADL issued the report to coincide with International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The ADL, an advocacy group focused on…