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Amazon has lost its bid to delay Alabama union vote

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has denied a set of motions from Amazon that sought to delay a union election at a company warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama. Employees at the warehouse are set to begin voting on whether to join the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) on Monday, February 8th. Amazon had […]

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Samsung Galaxy A52 and A72 May Feature High Refresh Rate Displays, Other Key Specifications Tipped

Samsung will reportedly extend displays with a high refresh rate to its mid-range smartphone lineup. As per a new report, the 4G variants of the Samsung Galaxy A52 and Samsung Galaxy A72 will come with 90Hz displays while the 5G variant of the Galaxy A52 is said to pack a 120Hz display. The report further […]

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New Cyberpunk 2077 hotfix lets you safely install mods

On Tuesday, Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red cautioned against installing mods or custom save files due to a vulnerability that could be used to “execute code on PCs.” The studio has quickly turned around a fix, though, and you should now be able to safely install mods again thanks to the 1.12 hotfix released […]

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Robinhood has stopped limiting GameStop shares

Robinhood has finally lifted all the restrictions on WallStreetBets-fueled stocks like GameStop and AMC, according to a report on Friday from Reuters. The company currently lists no limits on its support document entitled “Changes due to ongoing market volatility,” whereas last week, there were 50-plus companies included on the list. Robinhood’s decision to restrict buying […]

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Go read this New York Times investigation of the location tracking data of the Capitol rioters

You’re being tracked — around the web, sure, but also in real life: the apps on your smartphone are constantly feeding data into the digital advertising market, where it’s bought and sold by hedge funds, financial institutions, and marketers. A new report in The New York Times underscores the horrifying implications of the system, featuring […]

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Justice Department closes criminal probe of Ford emissions testing

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has closed a nearly two-year investigation into the process Ford uses to evaluate the emissions of its vehicles, the automaker disclosed in a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Ford says it “cooperated fully” with the probe, but no action was taken. Ford originally disclosed the investigation […]

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Patient names and colonoscopy results from US hospitals posted by hackers to the dark web

Patients of two US hospital chains had their names, birthdays, and colonoscopy results posted on the dark web after a hack, reported NBC News. The tens of thousands of files released were from patients at Leon Medical Centers in Miami and Nocona General Hospital in Texas. The patient records posted in this hack also include […]