Amazon executive on defense after comments about warehouse protest leader

Amazon.com Inc’s general counsel on Thursday said his emotions clouded his judgment when he wrote meeting notes in which he allegedly outlined a public relations strategy against a protest organizer and questioned the employee’s intelligence. Reuters: Technology News BEST DEAL … Read more…

Tesla could help make lithium ion batteries for ventilators to help fight COVID-19, says ResMed CEO Mick Farrell

Amid a COVID-19 pandemic and ventilator shortage, Tesla purchased 1,000 “non-invasive ventilators” made by ResMed to donate to hospitals, explained CEO Mick Farrell. Typically, higher-end ventilators are recommended to treat patients. Tech BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Shopping during the coronavirus crisis: Check this website for in-stock groceries near you

Grocery shopping during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is one of so many mundane things we used to take for granted that’s dramatically changed. Retailers like Target and Walmart have scaled back their hours, implemented social distancing guidelines, and the products … Read more…

Taiwan’s ‘electronic fence’ monitor for those quarantined raises privacy concerns

TAIPEI – Taiwan, which has won global praise for its effective action against the coronavirus, is rolling out a mobile phone-based “electronic fence” that uses location-tracking to ensure people who are quarantined stay in their homes. Governments around the world … Read more…

Small business owners, this credit card’s new 100K-point welcome bonus is just for you

Chase’s Ink Business Preferred Credit Card, which is a card product for business owners, just launched a 100,000-point welcome bonus. In these uncertain times, with the coronavirus still spreading and so many small businesses seeing their revenue evaporate as customers … Read more…

Hospitals are still scheduling elective procedures during coronavirus crisis, and frontline medical workers fear they’re infecting patients

Six medical workers told CNBC that they disagree with their hospitals’ policies around elective procedures, which are going ahead in the midst of a pandemic. Tech BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Mass move to work from home in coronavirus crisis creates opening for hackers: cyber experts

As people disperse to their homes to work and study because of the coronavirus pandemic, taking their laptops and company data with them, cyber security experts say hackers will follow, seeking to take advantage and infiltrate corporations. Reuters: Technology News … Read more…

YouTube tells creators to expect more video removals during coronavirus pandemic

YouTube is warning creators of coronavirus-related moderation changes that could impact their livelihood. On Monday, the company announced policy enforcement changes that will come about due to the company’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  According to YouTube, as it prioritizes … Read more…

Facebook’s contractors reportedly still required to work in offices amidst coronavirus concerns

As the coronavirus continues to spread, growing concern has prompted many tech companies to ask — or even straight up require — their employees to work from home.  Once such company is Facebook, which is allowing all employees across the … Read more…

White House to meet large tech companies to discuss ways to control coronavirus outbreak

The White House will meet large technology companies on Wednesday to coordinate efforts over the coronavirus outbreak, seeking to control a contagious respiratory illness that has infected almost 1,000 people in the United States and more than 100,000 globally. Reuters: … Read more…

This machine visualizes a number bigger than the atoms in the known universe — Future Blink

To celebrate his billionth second on Earth, Daniel de Bruin built the machine to visualize a googol which is one with 100 zeros behind it.  Read more… More about Mashable Video, Energy, Atoms, Universe, and Future Blink Tech ENTERTAINMENT DEAL … Read more…

Australia sues Facebook for $529 billion. That’s more than the government makes in a year.

Facebook is being sued by the Australian government for allegedly violating the country’s privacy laws, with requested damages potentially reaching $ 529 billion. The Cambridge Analytica data scandal may have been years ago now, but its effects still linger on. … Read more…