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Thousands of Amazon warehouse workers to vote on whether to form company"s first US union

Thousands of Amazon warehouse workers at an Alabama facility will begin voting next month on whether to unionize their workplace, potentially paving the way for the first US-based union at the e-commerce giant......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnJan 15th, 2021

How Facebook Silenced an Enemy of Turkey To Prevent a Hit To the Company"s Business

Long-time Slashdot reader schwit1 shares this report from ProPublica: As Turkey launched a military offensive against Kurdish minorities in neighboring Syria in early 2018, Facebook's top executives faced a political dilemma. Turkey was demanding th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 25 min. ago

FDA authorizes J&J COVID vaccine after unanimous vote [Updated]

An FDA advisory committee voted Friday 22-0 in favor of authorization. Enlarge / A sign at the Johnson & Johnson campus on August 26, 2019 in Irvine, California. (credit: Getty | Mario Tama) Update, 2/27/2021 7:20pm EST: The US Food and Drug.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 25 min. ago

How capital-as-a-service can help you get your first check in 2021

“A lot of founders mix up raising money with making money.” This quote, which Career Karma founder Ruben Harris mentioned off-hand on a phone call with me, has been on my mind for months. In fact, raising money can cost you money, in the form.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 53 min. ago

SolarWinds" Former CEO Blames Intern for "solarwinds123" Password Leak

"Current and former top executives at SolarWinds are blaming a company intern for a critical lapse in password security that apparently went undiagnosed for years," reports CNN. The password in question, "solarwinds123," was discovered in 2019 on th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 53 min. ago

Quantum Computer Solves Decades-Old Problem Three Million Times Faster Than a Classical Computer

ZDNet reports: Scientists from quantum computing company D-Wave have demonstrated that, using a method called quantum annealing, they could simulate some materials up to three million times faster than it would take with corresponding classical meth.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News20 hr. 53 min. ago

How to watch the Indian Space Research Organisation launch 19 satellites tonight

The Indian Space Research Organisation will be launching 19 satellites tonight, including a Brazilian satellite to monitor the deforestation of the Amazon......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News21 hr. 53 min. ago

Red Hat Introduces Free RHEL for Open-Source Organizations

ZDNet brings an update about the future of Red Hat Enterprise Linux: When Red Hat, CentOS's Linux parent company, announced it was "shifting focus from CentOS Linux, the rebuild of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), to CentOS Stream," CentOS users wer.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

This Apple AirPods deal at Amazon is so good it might be a mistake

Need new buds? Snag the Apple AirPods today at their low price of $129 from Amazon while this deal lasts......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Amazon Rainforest Plots Sold via Facebook Marketplace Ads

Parts of Brazil's Amazon rainforest are being illegally sold on Facebook, the BBC is reporting. From the report: The protected areas include national forests and land reserved for indigenous peoples. Some of the plots listed via Facebook's classified.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

The 48 best movies on Amazon Prime right now

From Amazon Originals to kids movies to cute rom-coms, we've dug out all the best movies available on Amazon Prime Video so you don't have to......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

The 52 best shows on Amazon Prime right now

After sifting through hundreds of shows on Amazon Prime Video, we've chosen the best ones available for streaming, from the classics to new originals......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Apple Mail and Hidden Tracking Images

John Gruber, writing at DaringFireball: In my piece yesterday about email tracking images ("spy pixels" or "spy trackers"), I complained about the fact that Apple -- a company that rightfully prides itself for its numerous features protecting user pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Flokk, Offecct and Blå Station showcase products on Dezeen Showroom

Norwegian furniture manufacturer Flokk, Swedish brand Offecct and furniture company Blå Station are among brands showcasing products on Dezeen Showroom this week. Read more Norwegian furniture manufacturer Flokk, Swedish brand Offecct and f.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

TDS Telecom Outlines Gigabit Fiber Expansion into Boise

TDS Telecom Outlines Gigabit Fiber Expansion into Boise TDS Telecom is expanding its gigabit fiber broadband service to more than 26,000 homes and businesses in Boise, Idaho, the company says. Consumers will be offered speeds up to 1 Gbps, TDS TV+ I.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Verizon Winning Bids In 5G C-Band Auction are More Than Half of the Record $81 Billion Total

Verizon Winning Bids In 5G C-Band Auction are More Than Half of the Record $81 Billion Total More than half of the record-breaking $81 billion spent in the C-band auction is attributable to a single bidder – Verizon. The company had the most winni.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Consolidated Public-Private Broadband Projects Nearing Completion

Consolidated Public-Private Broadband Projects Nearing Completion Consolidated Communications is closing in on completion of the latest in a string of public-private broadband projects. The company has completed construction of FTTP networks support.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Why Some Enterprises are Insourcing Their IT Departments

Some enterprises are choosing to insource their IT departments in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic to save money and better align their company goals......»»

Category: itSource:  BaselineRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Balance the Need for Speed and Security With Low-Code Solution Guardrails

As low-code solutions become easier to adopt, is it realistic for IT teams to protect the company from the downsides of hasty or covert tech decisions? Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Salesforce delivers, Wall Street doubts as stock falls 6.3% post-earnings

Wall Street investors can be fickle beasts. Take Salesforce as an example. The CRM giant announced a $5.82 billion quarter when it reported earnings yesterday. Revenue was up 20% year over year. The company also reported $21.25 billion in total reven.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Best Buy Lays Off 5,000 Workers, Will Close More Stores

Best Buy said it laid off 5,000 workers this month and is planning to close more stores this year as more consumers buy electronics online. From a report: The news comes at a time when big chains face growing competition from Amazon and other sites t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021