Day: September 21, 2021

Disney Plus: Movies, release dates, Hulu bundle and everything else to know – CNET

Disney Plus will start streaming Shang-Chi and Jungle Cruise both at no added cost Nov. 12. Here’s everything to know about the service, its movies and its shows. …read more Source:: CNet

Now America’s financial watchdog probes ‘frat house’ Activision Blizzard

Plus: Chief Legal Officer exits as court battles loom The SEC has launched an investigation into Activision Blizzard, and has subpoenaed several current and former employees, including CEO Bobby Kotick, the California games giant confirmed on Tuesday.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Amazon Relaxes Drug Testing Policies, Will Lobby To Legalize Marijuana

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNBC: Amazon is further relaxing its screening policies for marijuana, as it ramps up support for federal legislation to legalize the drug. In a blog post Tuesday, Amazon HR boss Beth Galetti wrote that the company has “reinstated the employment eligibility” for former employees and applicants who were…

Pokemon Go adding Zarude in its Secrets of the Jungle event – CNET

New mythical Pokemon is coming to the mobile game in October. …read more Source:: CNet

US Treasury Dept. sanctions Russian cryptocurrency exchange for work with ransomware groups

Russia-based cryptocurrency exchange Suex was sanctioned for its role in facilitating massive ransomware transactions. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Apple is Working on Mental Health Monitoring Using iPhone Data

Apple is working on ways to help detect and diagnose conditions such as depression, anxiety and cognitive decline using an iPhone, WSJ is reporting. Techcrunch: Researchers hope that analysis of data such as mobility, sleep patterns and how people type could spot behaviors associated with those conditions, according to The Wall Street Journal. ther measurements…

NASA astronaut: More than one road to space, ‘one of those roads is for you’ – CNET

Former NASA astronaut Cady Coleman on the importance of the first mission to space that doesn’t feature professional astronauts. …read more Source:: CNet

The pink iPhone 13 is real, but I liked the fan art better than Apple’s version – CNET

The pink iPhone 13 rumors from earlier this year were false, but Apple delivered us a rosy hue anyway. …read more Source:: CNet

Elon Musk says Inspiration4 crew had ‘challenges’ with the toilet – CNET

The Crew Dragon loo with a view needs some upgrades. …read more Source:: CNet

EU Plans To Legislate for Common Phone Charger Despite Apple Grumbles

The European Commission will on Thursday present a legislative proposal for a common charger for mobile phones, tablets and headphones, a move likely to affect iPhone maker Apple more than its rivals, Reuters reported on Tuesday, citing a person familiar with the matter. From the report: The European Union executive and EU lawmakers have been…