Day: May 8, 2020

Buy a Jabra Elite Active 65t, get a 7,800-mAh portable charger for free – CNET

This $120 bundle puts the AirPod rival in your ears and the Bigfoot-endorsed waterproof charger with LED flashlight in your pocket. …read more Source:: CNet

US Unemployment Rate Soars To 14.7%, the Worst Since the Depression Era

The U.S. unemployment rate jumped to 14.7 percent in April, the highest level since the Great Depression, as many businesses shut down or severely curtailed operations to try and limit the spread of the deadly coronavirus. From a report: The Labor Department said 20.5 million people abruptly lost their jobs, wiping out a decade of…

We dunno what’s more wild: This vid of Japan’s probe bouncing off an asteroid to collect a sample – or that the rock was sun-burnt

Hayabusa 2 expected to return with out-of-this-world material in December Video Close-up footage of asteroid Ryugu, taken by the Hayabusa 2 spacecraft as it touched down to retrieve a sample, reveals the near-Earth object’s surface may have been torched by the Sun as its orbit changed over time.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Why You Shouldn’t Wear a COVID-19 Mask That Has a Valve

In some states and major cities, it’s now mandatory to wear a mask in public to prevent the spread of COVID-19. That mask could be anything from a handkerchief to a designer cotton mask to a full-blown N95 respirator, so long as you have something between your mouth and nose and the world around you….

The best 3D printer for beginners and budget creators for 2020 – CNET

Fire up the 3D printer and even print your own face masks and other pandemic accessories. …read more Source:: CNet

Watch a free livestream of John Wick with an intro from Keanu Reeves and Halle Berry tonight – CNET

Host Jamie Lee Curtis is joined by Keanu, Halle, Lance Reddick and Asia Kate Dillon, plus filmmakers Chad Stahelski and David Leitch. …read more Source:: CNet

Get 4 months of free Tidal and a discounted subscription with a purchase at Walmart – CNET

Want to try out Tidal? Buy a $29 Google Nest Mini or JBL earbuds and get $40 worth of streaming music for free. …read more Source:: CNet

Brazilian supercomputer to be used for coronavirus research

The state-owned lab where Santos Dumont is located will enable researchers to access the resource for free …read more Source:: ZDNet

Digital Ocean says it exposed customer data after it left an internal document online

Digital Ocean says no customer servers were accessed following this security lapse. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Intel Accused by Workers of Prioritizing Chip Output Over Safety

Intel compromised worker safety at some of its factories to maintain chip production in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to complaints filed with government agencies and employees at one of the sites. From a report: At a plant in Chandler, Arizona, the world’s largest semiconductor maker did not isolate staff that worked closely…