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Day after day Crunch: Waymo raises $2.5B Day after day Crunch: Waymo raises $2.5B

Day after day Crunch: Waymo raises $2.5B

By 3 days ago

Alphabet’s self-driving car company raises its first outside investment, Robinhood goes down and Pixel phones get new gesture controls. Here’s your Daily Crunch for March 3, 2020. 1. Waymo brings in $2.25B from outside investors, Alphabet This is the company’s first external investment, led by Silver Lake, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Mubadala Investment…

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Explainer: Hobbled IRS tax company could maybe need months to acquire money to People Explainer: Hobbled IRS tax company could maybe need months to acquire money to People

Explainer: Hobbled IRS tax company could maybe need months to acquire money to People

By 3 days ago

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In order to put recession-fighting checks into the hands of millions of Americans, the U.S. government will rely on a tax agency that has fewer workers, a smaller budget and the same 1960s-era computer systems it had the last time it was asked to do so. FILE PHOTO: A general view of…

The Final Ears Blast portable speaker with charging dock is a remove at $43 – CNET The Final Ears Blast portable speaker with charging dock is a remove at $43 – CNET

The Final Ears Blast portable speaker with charging dock is a remove at $43 – CNET

By 3 days ago

The UE Blast speaker recharges while resting on the Power Up dock. (The slightly larger MegaBlast is shown here.) Ultimate Ears I first spotted this yesterday, and honestly I’m surprised it’s still in stock — which is to say it probably won’t be for much longer. But right now, and while supplies last, Verizon is…

Live home and play Xbox One S with NBA 2K19 for $180 – CNET Live home and play Xbox One S with NBA 2K19 for $180 – CNET

Live home and play Xbox One S with NBA 2K19 for $180 – CNET

By 3 days ago

Here’s your chance to get the Xbox One S NBA 2K19 bundle for cheap. GameStop My Xbox is so old. (“How old is it?!!”) My Xbox is so old, it’s a big, slow, clunky thing with limited storage and no support for 4K video. I’m pretty sure it’s a first-gen model.Time for an upgrade! For…

Handiest Bewitch’s weekend sale ends this day: Right here are the most efficient deals – CNET Handiest Bewitch’s weekend sale ends this day: Right here are the most efficient deals – CNET

Handiest Bewitch’s weekend sale ends this day: Right here are the most efficient deals – CNET

By 3 days ago

Best Buy has kicked off another weekend sale with solid deals on a wide range of products. This one runs through Sunday, March 8 at 10 p.m. PT, meaning you just have a few hours left to take advantage these deals. As usual, there are discounts on TVs, headphones and laptops — and a noteworthy deal…

Ken Shirriff Unfolds a Nuclear Missile Steering Pc with Spectacular Memory Ken Shirriff Unfolds a Nuclear Missile Steering Pc with Spectacular Memory

Ken Shirriff Unfolds a Nuclear Missile Steering Pc with Spectacular Memory

By 4 days ago

Longtime followers of [Ken Shirriff’s] work are accustomed to say asking “Where does he get such wonderful toys?”. This time around he’s laid bare the guidance computer from a Titan missile. To be specific, this is the computer that would have been found in the Titan II, an intercontinental ballistic missile that you may remember…

How to Originate It Look Love You are Working From Dwelling When You are Not How to Originate It Look Love You are Working From Dwelling When You are Not

How to Originate It Look Love You are Working From Dwelling When You are Not

By 4 days ago

I’ve been working from home for a number of years now, and there are few things more satisfying than being able to do your laundry and get work done instead of having to waste your precious evening hours on chores. It’s the one silver lining of the coronavirus—the hope that maybe, just maybe, some companies…

Pardon the Intrusion #14: There’s some honor amongst thieves Pardon the Intrusion #14: There’s some honor amongst thieves

Pardon the Intrusion #14: There’s some honor amongst thieves

By 5 days ago

Subscribe to this bi-weekly newsletter here! Welcome to the latest edition of Pardon The Intrusion, TNW’s bi-weekly newsletter in which we explore the wild world of security. If you own a smartphone, you’re probably being tracked as part of a surveillance system. As the coronavirus pandemic accelerates, governments worldwide have turned to technology such as…

Boeing did now not conduct stop-to-stop tests on Starliner earlier than its failed flight Boeing did now not conduct stop-to-stop tests on Starliner earlier than its failed flight

Boeing did now not conduct stop-to-stop tests on Starliner earlier than its failed flight

By 5 days ago

If you’ll recall, the Starliner crew capsule that was designed to ferry astronauts to the ISS failed to enter the right orbit and dock with the station during its first test flight. Turned out the spacecraft’s onboard computer time was miscalibrated by 11 hours, so it wasn’t able to fire the thrusters that would send…

Explainer video about the digital computer onboard Apollo 11 Explainer video about the digital computer onboard Apollo 11

Explainer video about the digital computer onboard Apollo 11

By 5 days ago

In the late 1960 NASA engineers were tasked with developing a digital flight computer that took up just one cubic foot of  space on the Apollo 11 capsule and the software to guide the crew to the Moon. This TED-Ed video explains how it was done. From YouTube: The Apollo 11 moon landing was about…

Microsoft releases emergency patch for ‘leaked’ Residence windows 10 security worm Microsoft releases emergency patch for ‘leaked’ Residence windows 10 security worm

Microsoft releases emergency patch for ‘leaked’ Residence windows 10 security worm

By 5 days ago

Microsoft has released a Windows patch for a security vulnerability that was prematurely disclosed earlier this week. Details of the “critical”-rated bug were released on Tuesday as part of the software giant’s typical monthly release of security patches, what it calls Patch Tuesday. The bug exists in the latest version of Windows’ server message block,…

Tech companies might maybe maybe maybe face more stress to portion assign records with governments to wrestle coronavirus Tech companies might maybe maybe maybe face more stress to portion assign records with governments to wrestle coronavirus

Tech companies might maybe maybe maybe face more stress to portion assign records with governments to wrestle coronavirus

By 6 days ago

By now most Americans have gotten the message that, as much as possible, they need to stay away from everyone else. In San Francisco and a growing number of other cities around the world, all non-essential travel has been banned. Even in cases where life more closely resembles normalcy, the government has encouraged social distancing.…

Leaked EU laws would force Apple to exercise removable batteries in its iPhones Leaked EU laws would force Apple to exercise removable batteries in its iPhones

Leaked EU laws would force Apple to exercise removable batteries in its iPhones

By 6 days ago

There was a time when virtually every phone had a removable battery – and then the iPhone was announced. As Apple’s trend-setting powers would have it, in 2020 there are virtually no high-end phones with removable batteries left. But if the EU has its way, those tides may soon be turning – Apple may have to…

Tense, nonetheless fundamental: Accumulate out how to study coronavirus news (while preserving off fake news) with out going loopy Tense, nonetheless fundamental: Accumulate out how to study coronavirus news (while preserving off fake news) with out going loopy

Tense, nonetheless fundamental: Accumulate out how to study coronavirus news (while preserving off fake news) with out going loopy

By 6 days ago

First off, I know: Android Police is a website about Android, and Google, and mobile technology. But it’s also a website where millions of people get fast, up-to-the-minute news about those topics, and that’s a reputation we’ve come to pride ourselves on over the years. When it comes to gathering the news and reporting the…

Bewitch a MacBook Air on sale, in discovering Apple TV+ and Apple Song with out spending a dime Bewitch a MacBook Air on sale, in discovering Apple TV+ and Apple Song with out spending a dime

Bewitch a MacBook Air on sale, in discovering Apple TV+ and Apple Song with out spending a dime

By 6 days ago

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Image: apple / mashable composite By Haley HenschelMashable Shopping2020-03-10 18:25:37 UTC TL;DR: Best Buy has select configurations of the latest MacBook Air on sale for up to $250 off (as of March 10), and all of them come…

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