Steve January 13, 2022

The Supreme Court blocked the Biden administration from enforcing its emergency rule mandating that workers at large businesses get vaccinated or undergo regular testing for COVID-19, a major setback for the president’s national vaccination effort. However, the court decided to allow the administration to proceed with a vaccine mandate for health care workers at federally […]

Steve January 13, 2022

With any business venture, all organizations aim to minimize downside risks and maximize upside opportunities at some basic level. With the rapid transition to digital-first technologies, organizations are offering new products to improve customer experiences by delivering the value proposition of any time, any place. But with convenience often comes risk. For instance, restaurants and […]

Steve January 13, 2022

Adobe Creative Cloud hosts popular apps including Photoshop and Acrobat, it also aids collaboration by allowing users to share documents. Cybersecurity researchers at Avanan have discovered that hackers are now exploiting these file-sharing services as a phishing attack vector by sending legitimate emails through a trusted sender, bypassing ATP protection via Adobe’s SaaS offering. Hackers […]

Steve January 13, 2022

WASHINGTON (AP) — Months after requesting documents from more than a dozen social platforms, the House committee investigating the Capitol insurrection has issued subpoenas targeting Twitter, Meta, Reddit and YouTube after lawmakers said the companies’ initial responses were inadequate. The committee chairman, Rep. Bennie Thompson, demanded records Thursday from the companies relating to their role […]

Steve January 13, 2022

Magna’s new all-electric connected powertrain, the EtelligentReach, consists of two electric motors, inverters and gearboxes, and uses software to maximize vehicle range and driving dynamics. It will be deployed on “a new entrant vehicle in 2022.” Magna says “eDrive technology advancements and the holistic vehicle development approach of the EtelligentReach” can achieve a range increase […]

Steve January 13, 2022

Former President Donald Trump has of late become an advocate for Americans getting Covid-19 vaccinations. It’s not that Trump, in testifying to the vaccines’ scientific efficacy and lifesaving powers, has suddenly developed a sense of public-mindedness all too missing in his presidency. Rather, it’s a classic case of doing the right thing for the wrong […]

Steve January 13, 2022

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem released a national advertisement on Thursday promoting legislation that targets transgender youths. Without saying the word “transgender” or “trans,” the ad promotes a bill that Noem, a Republican, introduced last month. The measure would prevent trans girls from playing on any female sports teams at school, including club teams. Noem, […]

Steve January 13, 2022

The United States Supreme Court in Washington DC The United States Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the federal vaccine-or-test requirement for large workplaces, delivering a serious blow to President Biden’s efforts to curtail the COVID-19 pandemic. But the Court allowed a vaccine mandate for workers at federally funded health care facilities to proceed. Justice Brett […]

Steve January 13, 2022

The tech-heavy Nasdaq led losses on Wall Street amid growing fear that the United States Federal Reserve will raise interest rates. By Rita Nazareth and Peyton Forte and Emily GraffeoBloomberg Published On 13 Jan 202213 Jan 2022 Technology companies led stock losses amid widespread calls from Federal Reserve officials to raise rates to prevent inflation from taking root […]

Steve January 13, 2022

The US’s top court rules Biden administration overstepped its authority in trying to advance rule for large employers. Published On 13 Jan 202213 Jan 2022 The United States Supreme Court has blocked Joe Biden’s effort to require employees at large businesses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing, a measure the US president […]

Steve January 13, 2022

The pending bill seeks to limit ‘gerrymandering’, make voting easier, and end ‘dark money’ donations, among other things. Published On 13 Jan 202213 Jan 2022 Democrats in the United States Congress are pushing for a new voting-rights bill that they say would protect access to the ballot, particularly for minority and low-income voters, at a time when Republican-dominated […]

Steve January 13, 2022

The US PC market saw its second consecutive quarter of double-digit decline during the fourth quarter of 2021, with shipments dropping 24.2% year-over-year. Worldwide PC shipments totaled 88.4 million units in Q4 2021, a 5% decrease from the fourth quarter of 2020, according to Gartner’s preliminary results. The decline marked the first year-over-year drop following […]

Steve January 13, 2022

This week, Apple said it paid developers $60 billion in 2021. That suggests that, last year, the App Store raked in more money than ever. Still, 2021 was not all roses for the App Store. In September, Apple’s lawsuit against Epic Games over in-app purchasing ended. While the judge ruled in favor of Apple most […]