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Microsoft's abortion and gender-affirming care services now include travel expense assistance. Companies like Amazon, Yelp, Citigroup, and several others will help employees bypass anti-abortion laws.
Uber and Lyft will cover the legal costs of their drivers who get fined for assisting someone to get an abortion by driving them to a clinic. Lyft announced measures to help customers too.
Google is rolling out an AFib detector to a variety of Fitbit watches in the United States following necessary approval of the algorithm by the United States Food and Drug Administration.
We have three satellite launches this week, two will happen in China while SpaceX will carry out the other one for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office on a classified satellite mission.
Samsung has made the Galaxy A13 available in the United States for the price of $189. The company is pitching the device as good for businesses to give to their employees for performing their work.
Intel has formed an alliance with Micron, Analog Devices, and MITRE Engenuity. The firms want to work together to boost semiconductor research, development, and prototyping while protecting IP.
The US Department of Justice has released a statement about a secret FBI operation that removed a bot network controlled by the Russian Federation's Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) last month.
Samsung wants customers in the United States to have a go at repairing their Galaxy devices from the summer. It will work with iFixit to take you through the process of repairing select issues.
Intel and Micron CEOs have urged the US Government for granting subsidies under the CHIPS Act. Intel's previously announced plans, however, depend on whether the government grants this or not.
There are just a few launches this week again but an interesting one will be performed by SpaceX when it launches a classified satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office on Wednesday
Statista has predicted that digital ad revenues will increase from $356 billion to $460 billion by 2024. The growth will be down to growing internet use and a growth in digital platforms.
Intel has chosen Ohio's Licking County as the site of two new semiconductor factories that it plans to build by 2025. The company will spend $20 billion and create 20,000 direct and indirect jobs.
The robocall blocking firm, YouMail, said that Americans received a whopping 50.5 billion robocalls in 2021. This figure was down from 2019 but up from 2020. 42% of the calls were scam calls.
Apple has become the first U.S. company to be worth $3 trillion as of Monday. At the time of writing, the market cap had retreated slightly to $2.99 trillion but the price is likely to rise again.
AT&T is launching a new smartphone on January 7 dubbed Fusion 5G. As the name suggests, this device supports the latest generation of mobile networks and comes with an affordable price tag.
Google has launched a new product called Qaya in the United States. It's currently in beta and gives content creators a way to sell products and services directly to their audiences.
Following a ban on Bitcoin mining in China earlier this year, it seems that the network has fully recovered which is a testament to the cryptocurrency's resiliency. The U.S. now has the most miners.
The White House is looking to dish out prize money to tech projects that can help activists living in authoritarian countries bypass censorship or help to boost their online privacy.
Google has rolled out a few new features to help users connect with more appropriate healthcare professionals. Users can now see which languages offices use and which support Medicare.
Google has said it will delay the return to work for employees in the United States following the emergence of the Omicron variant of COVID-19. It has originally wanted employees back on January 10.
Samsung has launched a new augmented reality app called Dreamground. It's available for Android and iOS at two locations; Hollywood Park in California and Samsung 837 in New York City.
Live Shopping on Twitter will launch this Sunday with Jason Derulo and Walmart partnering up to show off the latter's Cyber Week goods. Seamlessly purchasable products will be shown next to the video.
Motorola has announced the Moto G Power, its next budget device that's due to land in the coming months. It will be available to customers in the United States and Canada from $200.
A document has revealed that most U.S. intelligence agencies, including FBI, NSA, CIA, and DHS use ad blockers due to fear of targeted ads and malvertising, even though they are not mandated to do so.
Google has announced that its Grace Hopper subsea cable is now connected between the United States, Spain, and the United Kingdom. Once on, the cable should improve Google's services.
Microsoft has announced that it's helping to expand the TEALS computer science program in more U.S. and Mexican schools. It also said TEALS has been translated to Spanish for the first time.
Amazon will pay the full tuition fee for roughly 750,000 workers who are enrolled in colleges. Other programs like GEDs, high school diplomas, and ESL proficiency certifications will also be covered.
Samsung has been offered tax breaks by Taylor city in Texas if it chooses to locate a new chip factory there. Construction could begin in Q1 2022 with chip production starting by Q4 2024.
NASA is working with Joby Aviation to test an eVTOL aircraft that could one day be used to ferry passengers around towns and cities by air. The testing will go on for several years.
Apple has announced a further $30 million of investment through its Racial Equity and Justice Initiative (REJI) to help students and organizations tackle institutional racism in the U.S.
U.S. President Joe Biden has reportedly invited multiple big tech companies to the White House, purportedly to discuss cybersecurity matters. The meeting will apparently take place tomorrow.
As part of the US trying to become self-reliant in semiconductor manufacturing, Intel has secured an agreement with the Department of Defense to provide chip fabrication services with the government.
Microsoft has explained how it is working with the National Institute of Standards and Technologies (NIST) to drive the adoption of Zero Trust models under a recent Presidential Executive Order.
The Department of Homeland Security has revealed that it is considering collaborating with external companies to detect and proactively responding to signs of violence and terrorism on social media.
Ecosia has announced that Tuesday's search efforts have funded 5,000 new trees in California and an additional 7,500 trees in Byron Bay, Australia, where forests struggle to regenerate naturally.
The United States Federal Aviation Administration has come up with new rules to deprive Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos of their astronaut titles. They could receive honorary awards though.
Ecosia has said that all searches on July 27 will generate revenue that will go to Australia, Brazil, and the U.S. to help tackle wildfires that are being exacerbated by rising global temperatures.
YouTube will begin to display notices on health videos in the United States to let you know whether they come from an authoritative source. This will help users decide which information to trust.
TikTok is going to replace its current content moderation system with a new process that relies heavily on algorithms. The system will be able to delete content right after it is uploaded.