DoorDash announces layoffs affecting 1,250 workers

From The Verge: DoorDash is laying off around 1,250 workers. The update, posted by DoorDash CEO Tony Xu, explains that the company grew too quickly during the covid pandemic, leading to an increase in operating expenses that could soon “outgrow” the company’s revenue.

“While we’ve always been...

AWS adds AI features to Textract, Transcribe and Kendra

From InfoWorld: Amazon Web Services (AWS) on Tuesday added new artificial intelligence (AI) features to some of its services including Textract, Transcribe, Kendra, CodeWhisperer, and HealthLake.

The new updates, according to the company, are expected to enhance AWS’ portfolio of AI services and...

Apple Short Film Highlights Accessibility Features

From CNET: Apple on Wednesday released a short film highlighting the company's efforts to make its products more accessible, ahead of International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Dec. 3. The iPhone maker showcased features like Detection Mode, Voice Control and AssistiveTouch, which it's...

Meta Hit With $275M Fine Over Scraped Facebook Data

From CNET: Meta has been caught failing to abide by Europe's privacy rules, resulting in the Irish Data Protection Commission slapping the social media giant with a hefty fine.

Facebook's parent company must pay a 265 million euro ($275 million) penalty and take a number of corrective measures...

Ford Recalls More Than 500,000 Cars Over Fire Risk

From CNET: Ford has issued a recall of 518,993 Bronco Sport and Escape vehicles from the 2020-2023 model years with three-cylinder, 1.5-liter engines over a potential cracked fuel injector that could cause a fire, the auto manufacturer said Thursday.

The recall affects 0.38% of 2020 model-year...

SilverStone SUGO 16 Review (Page 1 of 4)

I am sure you have experienced the excitement of being in a city other than where you live, along with the feeling of being somewhere new before. A good example of this is when I visited Montana for a work trip back in September. In all my waking hours, I really felt that I was a foreigner in a place different than what I am used to, which kept me sharp during the whole trip. Another example is my recent trip to Vancouver just last weekend. I...

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