Month: October 2020

YouTube TV drops Boston regional sports network NESN

Xander Bogaerts #2 and Eduardo Rodriguez #57 of the Boston Red Sox join NESN anchor Tom Caron on set during a team workout on February 15, 2020 at jetBlue Park at Fenway South in Fort Myers, Florida. Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox via Getty Images At the end of September, a dispute with Sinclair cut off …

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AI can detect COVID-19 by listening to your coughs

Anut21ng via Getty Images It’s easy to be worried when you cough these days — is it COVID-19, or are you just clearing your throat? You might get a clearer answer soon. MIT researchers have developed AI that can recognize forced coughing from people who have COVID-19, even if they’re otherwise asymptomatic. The trick was …

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John McAfee Pumps Crypto From Prison, Denies Tax Fraud and Murder Charges

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><div id=”bitcoin-1893106119″><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/419836″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/728×90-12.jpg” alt width=”728″ height=”90″></a></div></div><strong>John McAfee has shared many details about his life in Spanish prison and chances of extradition to the U.S. He additionally claims to have regained control of his ghost cryptocurrency project.</strong> Prison Life ‘Is an Adventure’ Former …

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Unemployment money and more: These benefits could go up in smoke with stimulus delay – CNET

A lot of stimulus money is about to go away.  Angela Lang/CNET <p class=”speakableTextP1″>President Donald Trump wants to <span class=”link” data-track=”anchorLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/personal-finance/americas-next-stimulus-package-the-6-biggest-things-that-are-holding-up-a-deal/” data-component=”linkTracker” data-link-tracker-options=”{"action":"link_anchor"}”>pass a new stimulus package</a></span> — one which could <span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/personal-finance/the-extra-300-unemployment-payment-is-done-in-many-states-with-little-hope-for-more-funds/”>renew extra unemployment benefits</a></span> for tens of millions of Americans — “immediately” after the <span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/how-to/election-night-2020-how-to-watch-the-presidential-election-returns-on-tuesday-nov-3/”>Nov. 3 election</a></span>, …

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Tesla’s updated Full Self-Driving beta needs fewer human interventions

Xinhua/Ding Ting via Getty Images Tesla’s Full Self-Driving beta is already making some significant (and arguably needed) strides forward. Electrek says the automaker has rolled out an update that, according to Elon Musk, should reduce the need for human intervention by about a third. He didn’t elaborate on what led to the improvements besides more …

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Sleepy Swiss town launches Tezos-backed Coronavirus aid program

On Friday the Swiss town of Wetzikon — formerly best-known for its idyllic pastures and churches — launched a blockchain-based program to support small and medium-sized local businesses affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. Valued at 250,000 Swiss francs ($280,000), the initial aid disbursement will be funded with a municipal credit line earmarked for the Coronavirus …

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‘Horror Bar VR’ Is A Grotesque Zombie Bar Simulator Perfect For Halloween

Serve up disgusting brain burgers and bloody drinks to your flesh-hungry patrons. With much of the nation still under lockdown as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, this year’s Halloween has many trick or treaters and partiers confined reluctantly to their homes hunched over a bowl of miniature Snickers with a case of the …

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Joe Biden’s campaign has a ‘Fortnite’ island

Biden for President If you’re running Joe Biden’s presidential campaign and want to make a last-minute push for the youth vote, what do you do? Set up a Fortnite island, apparently. Mashable reports (via Kotaku) that the Biden-Harris campaign has introduced a “Build Back Better with Biden” island map that aims to inform and motivate …

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Tesla uses ‘old faithful’ Model X Easter Egg to recruit new talent at China job fair

By Joey Klender Posted on October 31, 2020 Ever since Tesla gained notoriety for its high-performance electric cars, one song, flashing headlights, and a pair of Model X falcon-wing doors have been popular among YouTube surfers. Among Tesla enthusiasts, the worn-out Trans-Siberian Orchestra dance from the Model X is always a way to gain attention …

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