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Netflix’s Reed Hastings Looks like Remote Jobs ‘a Pure Negative’

As a founder and co-chief executive of Netflix Inc., NFLX -1.84% Reed Hastings changed both the way television is viewed and how the entertainment industry operates. Launched Netflix in 1997 as a DVD movie rental service with Marc Randolph, Mr. Hastings soon understood that the internet was the future of distribution. First of all the old movies and TV shows …

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The House Dem pushed the bill to overhaul Trump’s tax payroll deferral

A House Democrat introduced two bills on Friday in an effort to block President Trump’s executive action of allowing companies to temporarily postpone some employees ’payroll taxes. Rep. John Larson, D-Conn., Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee’s sub-panel of Security Security, introduced a law – the Save Our Social Security Now Act – that would repeal Trump’s proposal …

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Italy opens competition competition with Apple, Google and Dropbox

Sundar Pichai and Tim Cook Source: Reuters; Apple Italian competition authorities announced Monday that it was looking at cloud storage services powered by Apple, Dropbox and Google after hearing numerous complaints about unfair commercial practices. The Competition and Market Authority said it has launched six total investigations into Google Drive, Apple’s iCloud and DropBox. The agency is investigating whether the …

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Nokia became a hit as Samsung secured the Verizon 5G deal

Viollis Group International CEO Paul Viollis argued that we were not ready for 5G. He also provides insight into Qualcomm reportedly asking for permission to sell chips to Huawei. STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Finnish telecom firm Nokia has suffered a shortfall after a source close to the matter confirmed that it had lost Samsung Electronics in part of a contract to …

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Neuralink and Woke Studios AI chip implantation robot

Neuralink held a live demo demonstrating the ability to read the brain activity of a pig with a chip implanted by operation that transmits data wirelessly. Musk founded the neural tech company in 2016, and said the chip would allow a “symbiosis” between the human brain and AI. Engineers built a robot to implant the device that would work in …

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The gold slip earns dollars, with focused banks

* Gold is likely to be traded sideways for some time-analysts * US markets closed for Labor Holiday on Monday * Indian coronavirus infections have reached Brazil * Markets await ECB policy decision on Thursday September 7 (Reuters) – Gold fell on Monday as the dollar traded, although economic uncertainty kept it from collapsing as investors waited for developments from …

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Latest RVing trend: Getting out of the grid

Often many neighbors. Sometimes noisy. Just like at home. That is why many campers today enjoy the solitude of “boondocking,” or camping away from traditional campsites. And far from all the other campers. “You drive. You find yourself somewhere, you don’t have any services,” said Amanda Watson who has lived in a 1998 Safari motorhome with her husband for eight …

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Watch Tesla CEO Elon Musk test drive VW ID.3

VW released a video of a mysterious meeting between CEO Hebert Diess and Tesla CEO Elon Musk in which the final test drove the upcoming ID.3 and ID.4 electric car. As we reported last week, Musk is in Germany to visit some Tesla-related projects. It concluded with reports that Musk had arrived at Braunschweig Airport, a facility commonly used by …

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Chinese chip giant SMIC ‘in shock’ after US threat of trade ban

By Leo TravelTechnology desk editor copyright copyrightGetty Images / SMIC China’s largest chipmaker’s stock sank after the US announced it could be the next target of a trade ban. The Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) said it was “completely shocked and confused” after the Pentagon announced it had proposed the firm be added to a government blacklist. It will restrict …

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