Day: May 11, 2020

Movies we’re watching to get us through lockdown – CNET

We’ve been watching a lot of movies in the last few weeks… …read more Source:: CNet

The best movies to distract you during quarantine – CNET

Stop rewatching Contagion and put something a bit more wholesome into your eyeballs. …read more Source:: CNet

Quanta Storage tells court: We’d love to hand over the $439m we owe HP Inc but, you know, coronavirus…

If push comes to shove, PC giant could get 0.2% on the dollar in recompense Quanta Storage has blamed the coronavirus pandemic for failing to hand over the $439m it owes HP.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Good car deals scale back as industry rebounds – CNET

There are still plenty of good deals, and will be for the foreseeable future, but some of the best might be behind us. …read more Source:: CNet

Elon Musk confirms Tesla production restart, willing to be arrested defying order – CNET

The factory in Fremont, California, has been offline since March, but CEO Elon Musk isn’t waiting any longer — and doesn’t care if he ends up in handcuffs. …read more Source:: CNet

It Happened: Bitcoin Just Experienced Third Halving In Its History

The most anticipated cryptocurrency event of 2020, Bitcoin’s (BTC) third halving, has just taken effect. Occurring only once every four years, the latest Bitcoin mining block reward halving just reduced the Bitcoin block reward from 12.5 BTC to 6.25 BTC. Cointelegraph reports: Since the first Bitcoin block was generated back in 2009, there have been…

Disney Plus: Everything to know about the streaming service in coronavirus lockdown – CNET

COVID-19 has trapped us at home and halted productions, but at least The Mandalorian is returning in October as planned. …read more Source:: CNet

Toyota will grow its hybrid vehicle family by two next week – CNET

Toyota has two new cars to show us next Monday. …read more Source:: CNet

Twitter To Label Disputed COVID-19 Tweets

Twitter announced Monday it will warn users when a tweet contains disputed or misleading information about the coronavirus. From a report: The new rule is the latest in a wave of stricter policies that tech companies are rolling out to confront an outbreak of virus-related misinformation on their sites. Twitter will take a case-by-case approach…

Microsoft’s Family Safety app helps parents with internet safety, screen time limits – CNET

Microsoft rolled out a limited preview of the Family Safety App on Monday. …read more Source:: CNet