Infected workers, parts shortages slow auto…

Parts shortages and infected workers are slowing the U.S. auto industry's ability to restart factories

Free PlayStation Plus Games for June 2020

Free PlayStation Plus Games for June 2020 According to 'Forbes,' 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' and 'Call Of Duty: WWII' are available next month free of charge. They follow 'Cities: Skylines' and 'Farming Simulator 19,' which dropped in May and can be downloaded until June 1. 'Battlefront' and 'Call of Duty' are first-person competitive shooters in completely different settings. They will be available to play until July 6. EA's 'Battlefront II' puts you in various scenarios from the legendary 'Star Wars' film series. Gamers can choose to play on the sides of the Empire and First Order or take part in the Resistance. In Sledgehammer Games' 'Call of Duty,' take part in multiple missions across Europe inspired by historical events. Besides the standard story mode, you can also switch over to multiplayer.

Trump Fires Back After Twitter Hides Tweet

President Trump fired back Friday morning after Twitter hid one of his tweets behind a warning for "glorifying violence." He accused Twitter of enforcing its rules unevenly to target conservatives and renewed his call to regulate social media companies more stiffly. "Section 230 should be revoked by Congress. Until then,...

Launch gives spectators pride, reprieve from…

For many spectators along Florida’s Space Coast, the launch of two astronauts into orbit was a welcome accomplishment

Trump Signs Order That Targets Legal Protections…

President Trump put heat on social media companies after Twitter applied warning labels on two of his tweets containing misleading voting information.

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Why Google Employees Are Getting $1K Each

A lot of Google employees are going to be working at home indefinitely—and the company is spending millions to make sure they have a good setup. CEO Sundar Pichal announced this week that every employee will be given an allowance of $1,000, or the equivalent in a different...

Playstation 5 Will Offer an 'Evolution' in Sound

Playstation 5 Will Offer an 'Evolution' in Sound Sony has confirmed that the highly-anticipated console will include a 3D audio processing unit. It's possible the unit will represent a landmark moment for the PlayStation console series as a whole. Sony, via corporate strategy meeting Sony, via corporate strategy meeting Sony also explained that PlayStation 5 will offer gaming enthusiasts "experiences that were not possible before." The console is set for release later this year.

Need2Know: Minneapolis Unrest; Trump Tweet…

These are the headlines you Need 2 Know for Thursday, May 28, 2020.

'Back in the game': SpaceX ship blasts off with 2…

A rocket ship designed and built by Elon Musk’s SpaceX company has lifted off with two Americans on a history-making flight to the International Space Station

Spotify Introduces Artist Fundraising Pick Feature

Spotify Introduces Artist Fundraising Pick Feature The music-streaming platform is giving musicians the opportunity to highlight their fundraising efforts on their dedicated landing pages. The chosen cause will appear front and center on the artists’ pages, similar to when a musician selects a song as their Artist Pick. Artists may use the feature to raise money for themselves, their crews or other charitable organizations. Links can only come from three partners: Cash App, GoFundMe and PayPal.me. Artists can also link to a number of verified organizations participating in the Spotify COVID-19 Music Relief project.

While We Wait, NFL Renews Madden

There will not be competition in the field of simulation football video games for at least a few more years. The NFL, which is shut down during the pandemic, announced Thursday that it has extended its exclusive licensing agreement with Electronic Arts for the Madden NFL franchise. The Players Association...

Twitter and Trump: A feud years in the making…

Twitter’s decision to stand up to President Donald Trump by attaching warnings to some of his tweets has been years in the making

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Trump Lashes Out After Twitter Applies Warning…

The social media company flagged the president's unsubstantiated claims on fraud with mail-in voting.

Chinese Spokesman Now Has a Label on His Tweets

More than two months after it was posted, an accusation by a Chinese government spokesman has received a "Get the facts" label from Twitter—the same caution that was added to a couple of President Trump's tweets this week. Zhao Lijian of the foreign ministry had tweeted , "It might be...

Zoom Hits 300 Million Daily Users Despite…

Zoom Hits 300 Million Daily Users Despite Security Problems Just this past December, the video chat service reported 10 million users. As the coronavirus pandemic unfolds, Zoom's activity has exploded in recent months. According to The Verge, it revealed a huge increase to 200 million at the start of April. The Verge adds that Zoom's use has jumped 50 percent since then. The increase comes despite security experts and the FBI saying default settings are not secure. In 2019, Apple removed Zoom software after it was revealed websites could take over cameras. There is also the "Zoombombing" issue, where pranksters have entered random calls to show "shock content." In response, Zoom recently released its 5.0 version to combat security and privacy problems. 5.0 heightens encryption, security for meetings and users must now have a default password.

Nuro to Deliver Medicine Via Robots for CVS…

Nuro is testing a pilot program to make contactless medicine the deliveries by deploying driverless robots for CVS customers amid the coronavirus pandemic. The program will expand if the Houston-area program is successful.

AP Interview: French minister confident in virus…

As France is easing most virus related restrictions next week, the French government is confident its contact-tracing app will be effective in the process to contain the spread of the pandemic

Facebook to Launch Dedicated Gaming App

Facebook to Launch Dedicated Gaming App Facebook is preparing to introduce a new mobile gaming app amid the coronavirus pandemic when many are glued to their phones. Facebook Gaming will be a free app designed largely for creating and watching live gameplay. According to Facebook, 700 million of its reported 2.5 billion monthly users already engage with online gaming content. The gaming industry is one of a few experiencing a boon during the era of COVID-19. Fidji Simo, Head of Facebook App The app has no advertising in it for now and will rely on 'stars,' a currency that viewers can use to 'tip' streamers.

Trump's Order Could Upend 26 Key Words

"This will be a Big Day for Social Media and FAIRNESS!" President Trump tweeted Thursday morning. The reason? Late in the afternoon, he signed an executive order that could deal a big blow to Twitter, Facebook, and other social media companies. Among other things, the move could strip the companies...

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Hello and welcome: Robot waiters to the rescue…

When Shaosong Hu saw robots serving food in China last fall, he knew exactly what he wanted for his restaurant in the Dutch beachside town of Renesse

Apple Reopening 100 Stores In The U.S.

Roughly 40 stores will allow customers inside will require face masks, temperature checks and a limit on the number of people inside at one time.

Trump's Next Move in Twitter War: Executive Order

President Trump's feud with Twitter continues. The latest: White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters Wednesday night that the POTUS will soon sign an executive order aimed at social media companies, the AP reports. White House strategic communications director Alyssa Farah said the move would come Thursday, but neither...