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Most people can’t get through the day without the internet: poll

Nearly half of Americans can’t live without their electronics (48%) and WiFi (46%), according to new research. A survey of 2,000 US adults revealed that other essentials – besides food and water – people can’t go without include medicine (55%), electricity (53%) and gasoline/petrol (51%). The study examined respondents’ perspectives on supply chain issues and …

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Lyft freezes all US hiring amid stock slump, economic downturn

Ride-sharing app Lyft is freezing all hiring in the US through the end of 2022, The Post has learned. The news comes amid a broader economic slump that has sent Lyft’s stock tumbling 68% this year. Lyft spokeswoman Ashley Adams confirmed the hiring freeze in a statement to The Post. “Like many other companies navigating …

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Amazon.com unveils device that tracks breath while sleeping

Sept 28 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc announced on Wednesday a contactless gadget that can monitor people’s sleep, along with updates to its lineup of voice-controlled devices and e-readers. The online retailer said its $139.99 sleep gadget, known as Halo Rise, tracks room temperature, humidity and light, plus the breathing patterns of the person closest to …

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Apple drops plan to boost iPhone production as demand falters-Bloomberg

Sept 27 (Reuters) – Apple Inc is dropping plans to increase production of its new iPhones this year after an anticipated surge in demand failed to materialize, Bloomberg News reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter. The company told suppliers to curtail efforts to increase assembly of its flagship iPhone 14 product family …

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Elon Musk compares NASA’s asteroid mission to Will Smith’s Chris Rock Oscars slap

Elon Musk likened NASA’s mission to alter the trajectory of an asteroid by smashing a spacecraft into it to the infamous Oscars slap in which Will Smith belted Chris Rock. A NASA spacecraft rammed an asteroid at blistering speed on Monday in an unprecedented dress rehearsal for the day a killer rock menaces Earth. The …

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Optus under further fire for cyber breach, purported hacker claims data deleted

A woman uses her mobile phone as she walks past in front of an Optus shop in Sydney, Australia, February 8, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SYDNEY, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Australian telecoms giant Optus came under more fire from the government on Tuesday for a massive cyber …

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This guy is using AI to make a movie — and you can help decide what happens next

“Salt” is the brainchild of Fabian Stelzer. He’s not a filmmaker, but for the last few months he’s been largely relying on artificial intelligence tools to create this series of short films, which he releases roughly every few weeks on Twitter. Stelzer creates images with image-generation tools such as Stable Diffusion, Midjourney and DALL-E 2. …

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I suspect Treasurys will break before the strong dollar, says Cresset Capital’s Jack Ablin – CNBC Television

I suspect Treasurys will break before the strong dollar, says Cresset Capital’s Jack AblinCNBC Television Bond market plunge means the low for stocks is not in yet, Bank of America’s Hartnett saysCNBC Ether is down almost 20% since the merger. Here’s what’s going onCNBC Inventory is piling up as consumer demand slows. That’s bad news …

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