Apple’s MagSafe Duo is finally available for purchase and yep, it comes without a power adapter

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Apple’s dual, magnetic wireless charger for the iPhone and Apple Watch, the MagSafe Duo Charger, is now available for purchase. You can get it in Apple’s online store for $129 or $10.75 in 12 monthly installments.  The charger was announced alongside the iPhone 12 in October, but for whatever reason […]

Amazon announces new employee tracking tech, and customers are lining up

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Amazon-powered employee tracking is coming to a warehouse, and possibly a store, near you.  The ecommerce, logistics, and (among other things) cloud computing giant quietly previewed Tuesday new hardware and software development kits (SDK) which add machine learning and computer vision capabilities to companies’ existing surveillance camera networks. And in […]

After all his ‘bogus’ talk, Elon Musk actually did have COVID-19

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“Space Karen” confirmed he had COVID-19 Tuesday while receiving an award (at a mostly mask-less in-person event) for a lifetime of accomplishments.  Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, was in Berlin as the recipient for this year’s Axel Springer Award from the German publisher. After a heavy-handed introduction that […]

Microsoft waters down ‘productivity score’ surveillance tool after backlash

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Even in a world of ever-increasing employee tracking, Microsoft knows it went too far. The company announced Tuesday that, following widespread backlash, it will scale back recently announced additions to its suite of Microsoft 365 products. They let employers track employees’ digital actions in granular detail under the guise of […]

Reddit finally shares how many daily users it has

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The inner workings of Reddit just became slightly less mysterious. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Reddit shared that 52 million people visit the site every day.  This is a stat called “daily active users” that other social media companies, including Facebook and Twitter, share in company updates. […]

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