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'Your tweets are a blight': Elon Musk got roasted in a poem written by the AI created by a company he helped found

'Your tweets are a blight': Elon Musk got roasted in a poem written by the AI created by a company he helped found

1 minute ago   |   Business Insider

An artificial intelligence-generated poem roasted Tesla CEO Elon Musk for his infamous Twitter presence, according to The Economist. The poem was created by GPT-3, the...
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Facial recognition could be coming to your office. Here's why companies pitching the tech say the pandemic is a huge tipping point for adoption

Facial recognition could be coming to your office. Here's why companies pitching the tech say the pandemic is a huge tipping point for adoption

1 minute ago   |   Business Insider

Facial-recognition experts say the technology could become normalized during the coronavirus crisis as tenants and landlords seek seamless entry methods to reduce exposure to...
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Truck drivers have seen their pay slashed during the pandemic - and they're pushing Congress to halt 2 taxes for relief

Truck drivers have seen their pay slashed during the pandemic - and they're pushing Congress to halt 2 taxes for relief

1 minute ago   |   Business Insider

Truckers, who have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, are asking Congress to halt the practice of two taxes in order to help them stay afloat. They are looking to have...
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Uber lost $1.8B in 2Q as riders stayed home and ordered in

5 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

Uber lost $1.78 billion in the second quarter as the pandemic carved a gaping hole in its ride-hailing business, with millions of people staying home to reduce the spread of...
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Commission Quickly Rejects Trump's Request To Move Up Presidential Debates

9 minutes ago   |   Forbes   |   2 articles

The commission rejected the request within one day.
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Uber reports a $1.78 billion loss as its food-delivery business outshines rides for the first time

Uber reports a $1.78 billion loss as its food-delivery business outshines rides for the first time

21 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Uber on Thursday reported a wider loss for the second quarter than Wall Street expected. The company's main rides business was hit hard by the coronavirus, and it leaned on...
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The inside story of how $15 billion DoorDash worked an intense all-nighter and overcame a perfect storm of engineering challenges to save millions of orders for desperate restaurants as the pandemic began

The inside story of how $15 billion DoorDash worked an intense all-nighter and overcame a perfect storm of engineering challenges to save millions of orders for desperate restaurants as the pandemic began

21 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

DoorDash, a food-delivery startup with a $15 billion valuation and pending IPO suddenly faced a tidal wave of traffic in March. The company's app was bogged down and...
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Facebook is letting its employees work from home until July 2021 due to the pandemic

Facebook is letting its employees work from home until July 2021 due to the pandemic

21 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Facebook is extending its work-from-home policy until June 2021. The company will let employees work remote until summer of next year due to the pandemic. Facebook also expects...
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Extensions to Elon Musk's underground people mover system OK'd

21 minutes ago   |   Review Journal

The Boring Company got the green light to build two extensions of an underground people mover system that could lead to a loop linking properties along or near the Las Vegas Strip.
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Influential Coronavirus Model Predicts 86% Increase In U.S. Death Toll By December

25 minutes ago   |   Forbes

The IHME model predicts 295,000 deaths by Dec. 1, up sharply from its first update in March that predicted 81,000 deaths by the end of the first wave-which scientists say never...
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Michelle Obama says she's suffering from 'low-grade depression'

Michelle Obama says she's suffering from 'low-grade depression'

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Gov. Mike DeWine has tested positive for coronavirus

Gov. Mike DeWine has tested positive for coronavirus

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine plans to follow protocol for COVID-19 and quarantine at his home for the next 14 days, state officials said. Read more ...

NY attorney general seeks to dissolve NRA

NY attorney general seeks to dissolve NRA

New York's attorney general is suing the National Rifle Association, seeking to put the powerful gun advocacy organization out of business over allegations that high-ranking... Read more ...

NOAA updates 2020 Atlantic hurricane outlook, predicts it will be extremely...

NOAA updates 2020 Atlantic hurricane outlook, predicts it will be extremely active season

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has updated its 2020 Hurricane Season Outlook. Read more ...

These 40 products could help you get better sleep tonight

These 40 products could help you get better sleep tonight

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Twitter is adding labels to the accounts of state-affiliated media and...

Twitter is adding labels to the accounts of state-affiliated media and government officials

Twitter is adding new labels to the profiles of government officials and state-affiliated media to provide more context to users on the platform on the authors of tweets that... Read more ...

New York Attorney General Moves To Dissolve The NRA After Fraud Investigation

New York Attorney General Moves To Dissolve The NRA After Fraud Investigation

New York's attorney general announced civil action to dissolve the National Rifle Association after an investigation found millions of dollars in alleged fraud by CEO Wayne... Read more ...

Greece & Egypt sign deal on exclusive economic zone amid tensions with Turkey

Greece & Egypt sign deal on exclusive economic zone amid tensions with Turkey

Egypt and Greece signed an agreement on Thursday, designating an exclusive economic zone in the eastern Mediterranean between the two countries, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh... Read more ...

Iran envoy Hook resigns, replaced by Abrams

Iran envoy Hook resigns, replaced by Abrams

U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook is resigning from his role at the State Department, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Thursday, and will be replaced by... Read more ...

How to downgrade from the macOS Big Sur beta if you change your mind

How to downgrade from the macOS Big Sur beta if you change your mind

If you decide the Big Sur public beta isn't ready for you, you can downgrade back to Catalina. The public beta of macOS Big Sur is now available. If you mashed your fingers all... Read more ...