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COVID Threatens to Bring a Wave of Hikikomori to America

We should work to protect others from falling into long-term social withdrawal -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamJan 22nd, 2022

Workers at Apple supplier Quanta rebel against lockdown in factory in China

Shanghai has been on lockdown for almost two months, due to its worst COVID-19 breakout since 2020. Apple supplier Quanta Computer, located in Shanghai, is facing backlash from mostly low-wage workers demanding more freedom from these lockdown restr.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News12 hr. 44 min. ago

‘Music MiniPlayer’ for Mac offers iTunes 10 nostalgia with modern twists

A new app from from developer Mario Guzman, dubbed “Music MiniPlayer,” aims to bring one of the most useful features from iTunes 10 back to the Mac. The utility replicates the design of the classic iTunes 10 MiniPlayer for Mac, but with a few ad.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News12 hr. 44 min. ago

Apple workers in Atlanta drop union vote request, citing intimidation tactics

A labor group organizing Apple retail staff at an Atlanta location has withdrawn their request for an election, alleging that Apple has carried out illegal union-busting tactics.Apple Cumberland MallThe Communications Workers of America, which has be.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

GM"s next workplace safety chief to rejoin automaker after 18 months at Amazon

Marcos Purty will rejoin GM June 1, replacing Jim Glynn. For the past 18 months, Purty has been vice president of North America Fulillment for Amazon Robotics Sortable Operations. He spent the first 25 years of his career with GM......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

VW to anxious dealers: Answers on Scout EV will come in time

In an exclusive interview, Scott Keogh, CEO of VW Group of America, offered what clarifications he could, specifically as Scout relates to the VW brand in the U.S......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Quanta MacBook factory workers riot over conditions for second time

Following a previous protest over China coronavirus lockdown conditions, workers at the Quanta MacBook Pro plant in Shanghai have again rioted.The first riot in early May was specifically a clash between workers and authorities enforcing a COVID lock.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

The 104 best shows on Hulu right now (May 2022)

It can be overwhelming to navigate Hulu's robust library of TV shows, but this list is continually updated to bring you the best shows that Hulu has to offer......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Fears of lumpy skin disease resurgence at Eid festival

While Pakistan has managed to confine an outbreak of lumpy skin disease that affects cattle and buffaloes there are fears that cattle fairs ahead of the religious festival Eid-ul-Azha might trigger a second wave......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Firearms makers play key role in America"s gun culture

Americans have blamed many culprits, from mental illness to inadequate security, for the tragic mass shootings that are occurring with increasing frequency in schools, offices and theaters across the U.S......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Auto suppliers stage M&A deal wave in twilight years for ICE vehicles

The emerging trend, with a series of LBOs and M&A deals, involves suppliers that are highly reliant on gasoline-powered vehicles......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Toyota cuts June output plan again as China lockdowns bite

Toyota said there was "a possibility" that it could lower its full-year production plan of 9.7 million vehicles as it faces a continuing shortage of parts due to the COVID-19 lockdowns in China......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Maxscend to commercialize production of SAW filters

China-based Maxscend Microelectronics, dedicated to supplying RF frontend chips such as RF switches and low-noise amplifiers, is set to kick off trial production of SAW (surface acoustic wave) filters as a new offering later in 2022, according to ind.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Microsoft working on affordable Xbox streaming device to compete with Apple TV

Microsoft’s Xbox is certainly one of the most popular gaming consoles in the world. With Xbox Series S, which was introduced in 2020, customers have an even more affordable option for playing console games. Now Microsoft wants to bring the Xbox ex.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Artilux intros GeSi sensor solution for TWS devices

Artilux has introduced its new GeSi sensor solution based on the company's CMOS SWIR (short-wave infrared) optical sensing technology for TWS earbuds and other wearables, which will likely be in volume production for devices from non-Apple vendors in.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Will the iPhone 14 lineup face delays? Kuo weighs in

A report from early this week suggested Apple and its suppliers were struggling with iPhone 14 production due to COVID-19 lockdowns in China. In addition, an analyst said iPhone 14 Plus/Max production was delayed by three weeks. Now, analyst Ming-Ch.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Hyundai"s Jose Muñoz works through supply challenges for EV plan

Hyundai Motor North America CEO Jose Muñoz believes localization will help push the automaker's drive to sell more electrified products in the U.S. market — his top priority......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Virtual learning apps tracked and shared kids" data and online activities with advertisers, report says

Millions of students who participated in virtual learning during the Covid-19 pandemic had their personal data and online behaviors tracked by educational apps and websites without their consent and in many cases shared with third-party advertising t.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Report: iPhone 14 Max production delayed by three weeks due to COVID-19 lockdown

Nikkei Asia reported this week that Apple and its suppliers are struggling with iPhone 14 production due to COVID-19 lockdowns in China. Now analyst Jeff Pu of Haitong International Securities has brought more detail to this story by saying that iPh.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

More than 1 in 5 COVID survivors may develop long COVID, CDC study suggests

The study assessed the relative risks of 26 conditions linked to post-COVID. Enlarge / A long-COVID patient in Germany takes a pulmonary function test at Hufeland Clinic's Center for Pneumology. (credit: Getty | picture alliance).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 25th, 2022

China’s lockdowns could pose problems for the iPhone 14

Apple's upcoming iPhone 14 could be a victim of China's COVID-19 lockdowns as manufacturing plants slow down......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 25th, 2022