Biden ad enlists the Beastie Boys to highlight unsung victims of the pandemic
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Biden ad enlists the Beastie Boys to highlight unsung victims of the pandemic

For the first time ever, the Beastie Boys have allowed one of their songs to be used in an ad. And it’s a Joe Biden ad. The Beastie Boys’ 1994 hit, “Sabotage,” made its “commercial” debut during televised NFL games on Sunday. It’s a fitting accompaniment for an ad aimed …

COVID-19 proves that suicide is much more than a personal struggle
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COVID-19 proves that suicide is much more than a personal struggle

As the United States settles into fall, fears that the coronavirus pandemic will worsen are coming true. Infection rates have spiked in the midwest and Great Plains. There’s a resurgence of COVID-19 in several neighborhoods in New York City, where restrictions tamed the virus’ spread after a tragic spring.  Yet …

Here’s how Apple will make your iPhone 12 pickup coronavirus-safe
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Here’s how Apple will make your iPhone 12 pickup coronavirus-safe

Apple’s new iPhone 12 lineup begins dropping Oct. 23. The company’s latest mobile phone model is a bit different than its previous iterations. For example, this will be the first iPhone to come with 5G. Another thing different about this Apple release: it’s the first flagship iPhone to launch in …

Here’s how Apple will make your iPhone 12 pickup coronavirus-safe
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Here’s how Apple will make your iPhone 12 pickup coronavirus-safe

Apple’s new iPhone 12 lineup begins dropping Oct. 23. The company’s latest mobile phone model is a bit different than its previous iterations. For example, this will be the first iPhone to come with 5G. Another thing different about this Apple release: it’s the first flagship iPhone to launch in …

COVID-19 proves that suicide is much more than a personal struggle
coronavirus

COVID-19 proves that suicide is much more than a personal struggle

As the United States settles into fall, fears that the coronavirus pandemic will worsen are coming true. Infection rates have spiked in the midwest and Great Plains. There’s a resurgence of COVID-19 in several neighborhoods in New York City, where restrictions tamed the virus’ spread after a tragic spring.  Yet …

COVID-19 proves that suicide is much more than a personal struggle
coronavirus

COVID-19 proves that suicide is much more than a personal struggle

As the United States settles into fall, fears that the coronavirus pandemic will worsen are coming true. Infection rates have spiked in the midwest and Great Plains. There’s a resurgence of COVID-19 in several neighborhoods in New York City, where restrictions tamed the virus’ spread after a tragic spring.  Yet …

COVID-19 proves that suicide is much more than a personal struggle
coronavirus

COVID-19 proves that suicide is much more than a personal struggle

As the United States settles into fall, fears that the coronavirus pandemic will worsen are coming true. Infection rates have spiked in the midwest and Great Plains. There’s a resurgence of COVID-19 in several neighborhoods in New York City, where restrictions tamed the virus’ spread after a tragic spring.  Yet …

What Americans asked Google about the election this week
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What Americans asked Google about the election this week

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How coronavirus restrictions inadvertently lead to mass surveillance
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How coronavirus restrictions inadvertently lead to mass surveillance

Mashable has a great new piece — in video, and in text — about the intersections between COVID-19 restrictions and surveillance-style privacy invasions. The reporting by Tulika Bose and Jack Morse is smart and nuanced enough that it doesn’t veer into anti-masker conspiracy theories, and rather, takes a rational skeptic’s …

What Americans asked Google about the election this week
2020 election

What Americans asked Google about the election this week

Read more… More about Google, Supreme Court, 2020 Election, Coronavirus, and Tech Continue Reading…