New York officials recognize three Uber drivers as employees

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New York officials recognize three Uber drivers as employees, New York authorities have reached a decision that could change the way Uber drivers are classified — at least when it comes to unemployment insurance. The New York State Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board…

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Tesla’s Model 3 Performance has an experimental ‘Track Mode’

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Tesla’s Model 3 Performance has an experimental ‘Track Mode’ , Tesla’s Model 3 is very quick, especially if you spring for the dual-motor Performance variant, but it’s still tame for safety’s sake. What if you want to launch an all-out assault on…

Ridesharing livestreams on Twitch raise privacy worries

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Ridesharing livestreams on Twitch raise privacy worries, When you step into a ridesharing car, you probably assume that whatever you do inside the vehicle won’t be recorded for posterity. But what if it turned out that you were not only on camera,…

Facebook hopes to launch an internet satellite in early 2019

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Facebook hopes to launch an internet satellite in early 2019, Facebook has cooperated on internet satellite initiatives (with less-than-ideal results), but there’s been precious little word of plans to make its own satellite beyond high-level promises. Now, however, there’s something tangible. Both…

Recommended Reading: The accent struggle for Alexa and Google Assistant

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Recommended Reading: The accent struggle for Alexa and Google Assistant, The accent gap Drew Harwell, The Washington Post Smart speakers (and the virtual assistants they house) offer voice control for so many connected devices it’s hard to keep count. Those audio gadgets…

Sahara dust may make you cough, but it’s a storm killer

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Sahara dust may make you cough, but it’s a storm killer , The bad news: Dust from the Sahara Desert in Africa — totaling a staggering 2 to 9 trillion pounds worldwide — has been almost a biblical plague on Texas and…

The need for speed: Why malaria parasites are faster than human immune cells

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The need for speed: Why malaria parasites are faster than human immune cells, Elementary cytoskeleton protein is different in parasites and represents a starting point for a possible new therapy against malaria infections. , Continue reading . . . , , https://www.sciencedaily.com/rss/top/environment.xml,…

Wave energy converters are not geared towards the increase in energy over the last century

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Wave energy converters are not geared towards the increase in energy over the last century, Wave energy converters are designed to generate the maximum energy possible in their location and take a typical year in the location as a reference. Researchers have…

Houseplants could one day monitor home health

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Houseplants could one day monitor home health, A student from two unrelated disciplines — plant sciences and architectural design — explore the future of houseplants as aesthetically pleasing and functional sirens of home health. Their idea is to genetically engineer house plants…

The Macallan distillery opens up for 4D virtual reality tours

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The Macallan distillery opens up for 4D virtual reality tours, Not everyone has the means to travel to Scotland and visit their favorite distillery a la Ron Swanson. To help connoisseurs live out their dreams of traipsing through its facilities, The Macallan…

Netflix and Shonda Rhimes reveal eight exclusive series in the works

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Netflix and Shonda Rhimes reveal eight exclusive series in the works, On Friday Netflix revealed the first eight series in the works as a result of its production deal with Grey’s Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes. They include a previously-announced show focusing on…

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase forms political action committee

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Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase forms political action committee

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‘Ghost Recon Wildlands’ adds a hardcore permadeath mode

‘Ghost Recon Wildlands’ adds a hardcore permadeath mode

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‘Ghost Recon Wildlands’ adds a hardcore permadeath mode , Ubisoft isn’t just relying on cameos from aliens and iconic game characters to inject extra life into Ghost Recon Wildlands. When the Special Operation 2 pack arrives on July 24th, it’ll include a…

NASA and the UAE will team up for human spaceflight

NASA and the UAE will team up for human spaceflight

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NASA and the UAE will team up for human spaceflight, The UAE is the latest country to sign a deal with NASA to cooperate on human spaceflight. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine tweeted about the joint letter of intent today, which was also…