Matthew Humphries

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News and Trends

Amazon Closes Queens Delivery Station After Worker Tests Positive for Coronavirus

The closure is only thought to be temporary while 'additional sanitation' is carried out, but it's unclear when the station will reopen.
News and Trends

Italy's Internet Strains Under the Load of Quarantined Kids Playing Fortnite

With the entire country under quarantine due to coronavirus, children are turning to online gaming to help alleviate their boredom.
Social Media

Twitter Adds 'Manipulated Media' Label to White House Biden Video

Dan Scavino, Director of Social Media at the White House, tweeted a video of Joe Biden saying 'we can only re-elect Donald Trump.' But the video cut off what Biden said next, which significantly changed its meaning.
Crisis Management

Google Is Rewarding Users for Sharing Coronavirus Symptoms

Do you have a fever of at least 100 degrees, a cough and a sore throat? Google is asking on behalf of Carnegie Mellon University.
News and Trends

SpaceX Will Fly 3 Tourists to ISS Next Year

The space tourists will be transported to ISS inside a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule using a Falcon 9 rocket in the second half of 2021.
Aliens

After 21 Years, SETI No Longer Needs Our Help Searching for Aliens

The search for alien life continues, but it doesn't need our idle computing power anymore.
News and Trends

New Bill Would Make Amazon, eBay Liable for Counterfeits

The Shop Safe Act aims to make e-commerce companies such as Amazon and eBay liable for any counterfeit products sold on through their online marketplaces.
News and Trends

Apple Won't Let Bad Guys Use iPhones

If a director wants a character to use an iPhone or Mac on-screen, they can't be a bad guy.
Amazon

Amazon Opens First Big 'Go' Grocery Store in Seattle

It's four times larger than Amazon's first cashierless store and aimed at serving residential neighborhoods.
Personal Health

China's Coronavirus App Knows if You're at Risk of Infection

The high level or surveillance carried out across China means figuring out if you've been in contact with someone infected with coronavirus is a relatively simple task.
Nintendo Switch

Nintendo is Opening Switch Lounges at U.S. Airports

You'll be able to play Switch games and orders systems, but Nintendo is also offering comfortable seats and charging ports.
Learning From Mistakes

FCC Proposes $12.9M Fine for Man Who Made Over 6,000 Robocalls

The intention of the calls was to 'cause harm' while achieving media notoriety and increasing publicity for 'his website and personal brand'
Tesla

Tesla Model Y Starts Shipping in March With Increased Range

We expected the Model Y to ship in the Fall with a 280 mile range, but now it's shipping in March with a 315 mile range.
Google

Google Translate App to Transcribe and Translate in Real Time

The work will be done on Google's servers, not your phone, but this will make the Google Translate app even more useful.
Twitter

Jack Dorsey Says Twitter Will Probably 'Never Do' An Edit Button

The social media company's CEO spent 11 minutes answering frequently asked questions about Twitter