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LinkedIn employees use forum about diversity to defend racism

On Wednesday, LinkedIn hosted a town hall about racial justice in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd. The forum was supposed to be an opportunity for employees to come together and discuss how they could support one another. Instead, the conversation turned suddenly hostile, as people used the video chat’s anonymous commenting …

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Hulu will cut off older Roku players after June 24th

Sponsored Links Roku Hulu will stop working on some older Roku player models on June 24th, according to a recent update to a Hulu help center page originally noticed by Ars Technica. Affected models are the Roku Streaming Player (models 2400 to 3100) and the Roku Streaming Stick (model 3420 or older). After June 24th, …

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Bitcoin Is a Way to Repair Economic Injustice: Author Isaiah Jackson

Last week, Minneapolis police officers killed a 46-year-old black man accused of buying cigarettes with a counterfeit $20 bill. Ongoing protests have erupted across the country, condemning police brutality and systemic racism.  Part of this conversation – taking place on the streets, over the airwaves and in people’s homes – is that economic inequality is …

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Do face masks help? Studies leaning towards yes

Enlarge / If only some of the public wears protective gear, is it helpful? Diego Puletto / Getty Images What’s the best way to protect yourself when you’re at risk of exposure to SARS-CoV-2? It seems like a simple question, but many of the options—face masks, lockdowns, social distancing, etc.—have been politically controversial. In addition, …

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New Head of US Regulator and Former Coinbase Lawyer Invites Banks and Crypto to Collaborate

In a June 4 announcement, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) is looking for banks and crypto firms to weigh in on how the two can interact.  Crypto meets banks The Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking asks banks and industry leaders to respond to a number of questions — notably: “What activities …

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EU’s Europol: Bitcoin Privacy Wallet ‘Not Looking Good’ For Law Enforcement

Europol, the European Union’s law enforcement agency, has its eyes on the popular bitcoin privacy tool Wasabi Wallet, documents verified by CoinDesk show.  Marked for “law enforcement only,” a two-part report by Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) analyzed the privacy tool’s impact on using the Bitcoin blockchain to investigate crimes.  “Things are not looking good” …

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Chinese, Iranian hackers tried to hack Biden, Trump campaigns, Google says – CNET

Joe Biden and Donald Trump supporters in Kansas City, Missouri.  Kyle Rivas/Getty Images <p class=”speakableTextP1″><span class=”link”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/tags/hacking/” data-component=”linkTracker” data-link-tracker-options=”{"action":"link_anchor"}”>Hackers</a></span> backed by the Chinese and Iranian governments were caught in an attempted cyberattack against the Trump campaign and the Biden campaign, <a href=”https://www.cnet.com/google/” data-annotation=”true” data-component=”linkTracker” data-link-tracker-options=”{"action":"inline-annotation|Google|CNET_TAG|446"}” section=”annotation”>Google</a> said Thursday. </p><p class=”speakableTextP2″>Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) detected the …

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Tesla, EV makers leave gas cars in the dust with new German stimulus bill

By Joey Klender Posted on June 4, 2020 Tesla and other electric vehicle manufacturers who have a presence in Germany are poised to benefit from the country’s new stimulus bill that is worth €130 million. The bill offers specific incentives for sustainable vehicles, while no benefits are provided for cars equipped with the internal combustion …

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Tesla Model Y, o SUV 100% elétrico mais tecnológico no Brasil

Derivado do Tesla Model 3, o Tesla Model Y é 100% elétrico, tem desempenho de superesportivo e autonomia que chega a 550 km. Isso sem abrir mão de tecnologia de ponta e espaço para a família. Este vídeo tá imperdível. #Tesla #ModelY #Webmotors ========================== ► Veja mais detalhes e nossa nota de avaliação do Tesla …

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Oculus Link Update ‘Improves Visual Stability Of Up-Close Content Under Fast Head Motion’

The Oculus PC app v18 update improves the accuracy of positional tracking prediction for Oculus Link. Improved translation accuracy on predicted-poses. This improves the visual stability of up-close content under fast head motion. Oculus Link is the feature which lets Oculus Quest act as a PC VR headset via a USB cable. This gives Quest owners …

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