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Amazon employees call for company to cut ties with Parler after
deadly U.S. Capitol riot
- A group of Amazon corporate employees is calling on the company
to stop providing cloud services to Parler, a social media app
popular with Trump supporters, following the deadly riots at the
U.S. Capitol earlier this week.
- “We cannot be complicit in more bloodshed and violent attacks on
our democracy,” Amazon employees wrote in a tweet.
- By Saturday night, Amazon informed Parler it would no longer
provide cloud services to the site, with the suspension taking
effect on Sunday at 11:59 p.m. PT.
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Lenovo announces LAVIE MINI, a pocketable PC that attaches to
Lenovo announced a new type of convertible PC ahead of CES 2021,
though you can't buy it.
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If you're still on Windows 7, you can upgrade to Windows 10, and
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Microsoft Working on New Windows 10 Mail App
After Microsoft solved the browser issue by migrating Microsoft
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planning to deal with another shortcoming of its desktop operating
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A Trump tax means you’ll pay even more for Nvidia and AMD’s
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Can I Stop Others from Forwarding Messages?
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Microsoft takes steps to scrub Flash from Windows
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Democratic Senate control could breathe new life into net
neutrality and other tech regulations
- With Democrats projected to take back the majority in the
Senate, tech bills that have languished in the
Republican-controlled chamber during Donald Trump’s presidency
could see renewed momentum.
- While pandemic relief is likely to take center stage for much of
the legislative session, the shift in power could still give
Democrats the chance to advance their tech policy agenda now that
they control both houses of Congress and the White House.
- Democrats now have a clearer shot at quickly confirming key
cabinet picks, renewing net neutrality rules and advancing reforms
in areas like antitrust, privacy and facial recognition
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Lenovo expands its IdeaPad laptop range, including new IdeaPad 5G
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How to set default GPU for apps on Windows 10
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Google removes Parler from app store, could also be removed from
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The UK will probe Google's plan to eliminate third-party cookies
Regulators are concerned that "Privacy Sandbox" changes could
favor Google ads.
Trump Considers Building His Own Social Media Site After Twitter
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which was quickly locked down. In the same message, Trump promises
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Justice Department emails targeted in SolarWinds hack, report says
The ongoing breaches reportedly affect 3% of email accounts at the
DOJ, according to The Wall Street Journal.
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SolarWinds, Solorigate, and what it means for Windows updates
The recent SolarWinds attack raised serious questions about how
safe companies (and government agencies) are when OS or software
updates roll out. Since Microsoft was also hit, it’s important to
understand what happened.
Google removes Parler, popular with Trump supporters, from app
store for Android
- Google has removed Parler, a social media app popular with Trump
supporters, from the Google Play Store, making it much harder for
Android users to download and access the app.
A year in the making, History and Open Tabs sync is finally coming
to Microsoft Edge
Microsoft building new sales hub in Washington, D.C. area
Microsoft's new offices in Arlington Virginia are just across the
river from Washington, D.C.
Microsoft to replace Mail app on Windows 10 with One Outlook
Microsoft is building a new One Outlook app to replace all the
other variants for Windows 10, macOS, and the web.
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Firefox Improves Privacy Protections With Encrypted Client Hello
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FCC head Ajit Pai won't reform Section 230 before he leaves office
He also declined to "second-guess" social media bans on Trump
Reddit Bans 'r/DonaldTrump' Forum for Inciting Violence
Reddit says forums members repeatedly broke the rules when
discussing Wednesday's violent riot from pro-Trump supporters in
the US Capitol.
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What’s the Best Long-Term Storage Media? Tips to Avoid Losing Data
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your data from degradation or other forms of loss. But there's
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to end the madness.
Apple’s App Store had gross sales around $64 billion last year and
it’s growing strongly again
- Apple’s App Store grossed more than $64 billion in 2020,
according to an analysis by CNBC.
- That’s up from an estimated $50 billion in 2019 and $48.5
billion in 2018, according to the same analysis, suggesting that
App Store sales growth accelerated strongly during the Covid-19
Microsoft is working on unifying Outlook into "One Outlook"
An Xbox Series X|S survey asks users if they want PS5 DualSense
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A possibility of DualSense tech coming to Xbox.
How to use DiskUsage to analyze drive storage space on Windows 10
You can now use the DiskUsage Command Prompt tool to see what
files are taking the most space on the hard drive, and in this
guide, you'll learn the steps to use the tool on Windows 10.
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Federal courts go low-tech for sensitive documents following
Public document access won’t be affected, but sensitive documents
are moving offline
GE's smart home brand expands beyond lighting with a security
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In-person product demos and networking events are off the table,
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