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Microsoft cuts dozens of staff as it shifts to AI for MSN news stories

Engadget - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 6:06pm
Workforce automation is about to cost dozens of news contractors their jobs. The Seattle Times and The Guardian report that Microsoft is letting go of dozens of news contractors (about 50 in the US, 27 in the UK) after June 30th due to a shift to AI...

7 best blue-light blocking glasses to prevent eye fatigue - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 5:44pm
Protect your precious little corneas and look good while doing it.

Scenes of SpaceX launching NASA astronauts into orbit, moment by moment - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 4:58pm
It's the first time a SpaceX rocket carried humans. They rode inside the Crew Dragon capsule on the way to the International Space Station.

Senator Ted Cruz asks DOJ to investigate Twitter over Iran sanctions

Engadget - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 4:50pm
Twitter is facing yet more scrutiny over its approach to politicians, albeit for different reasons. Axios (via The Verge) has learned that Senator Ted Cruz sent letters to the Justice and Treasury Departments ‘urging’ them to investigate Twitter for...

The best workout socks for every type of workout - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 3:59pm
From winter workouts to delivering compression therapy on the go, we have you covered.

SpaceX, NASA make history with launch of two astronauts to ISS Saturday - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 3:55pm
We have liftoff for the Demo-2 mission.

The best meal kit delivery services of 2020: Blue Apron, Green Chef, EveryPlate, Sun Basket and more - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 3:37pm
These convenient meal kit services deliver weekly menus and preportioned ingredients to enthusiastic but time-poor home cooks. And with shelter-in-place lockdowns, they're more useful than ever.

Toyota's RAV4 plug-in hybrid will be available this summer for $40,000

Engadget - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 3:35pm
Toyota’s RAV4 Prime will be available for purchase this summer, and its prices will start at $38,100, not including the company’s $1,120 fee for delivery, processing and handling. When it comes out, the plug-in hybrid will officially become the secon...

The best sunscreens for your face - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 3:34pm
These lightweight formulas blend into the skin and protect against wrinkles, discoloration and skin cancer.

Best travel credit cards for 2020 - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 3:28pm
Maximize your travel and dining spending by choosing the right travel rewards credit card.

Best water filter pitchers to buy for 2020: Brita, Pur and more compared - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 3:17pm
We tested water filter pitchers from Brita, Pur, ZeroWater and others to find the best way to get clean, fresh water fast at home.

The best chest strap heart-rate monitors, as rated by Amazon reviews - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 3:05pm
No more slipping, sliding or shimmying with these chest straps.

The best printer for 2020 - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 3:02pm
Whether you're producing documents, photos or both, we've got the perfect printer for you.

Best electric toothbrush for 2020: Quip, Colgate, Sonicare and more compared - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 2:51pm
From whitening power to gum care, here's how to choose the best electric toothbrush.

The best gas grills for 2020 - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 2:43pm
Fire up the propane tank! These gas grills are best in class, whether you're grilling meat or veggies.

The best phones for 2020 - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 2:35pm
Hand-picked by CNET editors, these are the best phones right now.

SpaceX's historic launch succeeds on its second attempt

Engadget - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 2:29pm
A new era of American spaceflight began Saturday as SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket broke through Earth’s upper atmosphere carrying veteran astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley atop a pillar of flame. This marks both the first time that a commercial...

A NASA mission like no other: SpaceX makes spaceflight modern again - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 2:15pm
The historic Demo-2 mission scheduled for Saturday finally gets astronauts out of the '70s.

NASA and SpaceX are about to fly into space with a touchscreen - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 2:10pm
Forget playing a flight sim on your iPad. These NASA astronauts are about to go into space with the real deal.

The best 55-inch TV for 2020: LG, TCL and more compared - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 2:07pm
They're like 65-inch TVs, only smaller.

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