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NEW OR USED? EITHER WAY, PRICE HIKES SQUEEZE US AUTO BUYERS
The viral pandemic has triggered a cascade of price hikes throughout America’s auto industry — a surge that has made both new and used vehicles unaffordable for many.
MARS ROVER'S GIANT PARACHUTE CARRIED SECRET MESSAGE
The huge parachute used by NASA’s Perseverance rover to land on Mars contained a secret message, thanks to a puzzle lover on the spacecraft team.
IN YEAR OF PANDEMIC, HOME DEPOT BECAME SUPPLIER TO MILLIONS
The housing market was among the very few bright spots for the U.S. economy in the year of the lockdown and Home Depot became its supplier, racking up an unprecedented $132 billion in sales for 2020.
GOODELL: NFL LEARNINGS FROM 2020 TECHNOLOGY HERE TO STAY
One of the major benefits of playing a full season pretty much on schedule during a pandemic is what the NFL learned technologically from 2020.
FUNKY ELECTRONICS CHAIN FRY'S IS NO MORE
Fry’s Electronics, the go-to chain for tech tinkerers looking for an obscure part, is closing for good.
FOXCONN LOOKING AT BUILDING ELECTRIC CARS IN WISCONSIN
Foxconn Technology Group said it has signed a deal with a California startup to build electric cars, conceivably at Foxconn’s facility in Wisconsin.
FACEBOOK SAYS IT WILL PAY $1B OVER 3 YEARS TO NEWS INDUSTRY
Facebook, following in Google’s footsteps, says it plans to invest $1 billion to “support the news industry” over the next three years.
WALMART SALES STILL SURGING, BUT A CHILL MAY BE ON THE WAY
Walmart is raising wages for 425,000 of its 1.5 million U.S. workers and is investing $14 billion this year to speed up its distribution network as the nation’s largest retailer navigates vast industry changes that were accelerated by the pandemic.
US CHARGES NORTH KOREAN COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS IN GLOBAL HACKS
The Justice Department has charged three North Korean computer programmers in a broad range of global hacks, including a destructive attack targeting an American movie studio, and in the attempted theft and extortion of more than $1.3 billion from banks and companies, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
US STILL UNRAVELING ‘SOPHISTICATED' HACK OF 9 GOV'T AGENCIES
U.S. authorities are still working to unravel the full scope of the likely Russian hack that gave the “sophisticated” actor behind the breach complete access to files and email from at least nine government agencies and about 100 private companies, the top White House cybersecurity official said Wednesday.
EPIC GAMES FILES EU ANTITRUST COMPLAINT AGAINST APPLE
Epic Games said it filed an antitrust complaint against Apple with European Union regulators, opening a new front in its war with the tech giant over app store payments.
Volkswagen Triples Electric Car Sales Ahead Of Climate Rules
Europe’s push into electric cars is gathering speed — despite the pandemic.
The GOD of WAR
Italian boutique coachbuilder Ares Design unveils its first production supercar
Membership Gets You More
In the days of coronavirus, what subscription travel offers is a sense of being in this together – apart
Amazon's European Adventure Could Be Different From Google's
There are signs that the company and the European Union are working to avoid an antitrust showdown
The Fintech Revolution Is Finally Here— And So Are the Regulators
SPEAKING IN OCTOBER to his banking brethren at the world’s biggest payments confab—the annual Sibos conference— Jamie Dimon didn’t mince words.
EU Files Antitrust Charges Against Amazon Over Use of Data
European Union regulators filed antitrust charges this week against Amazon, accusing the e-commerce giant of using its access to data from companies that sell products on its platform to gain an unfair advantage over them.
G - ZERO
An OBS Chevy That Crushes Dreams
Why Timing Matters
CIRCADIAN RHYTHM MAY INFLUENCE DRUGS’ EFFECTIVENESS.
LAST OF THE LAST: Steppe Lion Extinction in Europe
For some historians well-versed in certain events, few things are as intriguing as the possibility of different outcomes to factual, known occurrences--“alternative history”.