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How to work from home when your internet goes out

Most remote work depends on access to a reliable internet connection. That means finding a way to get back online quickly, either at home or...

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How to minimize distractions when you work from home

Like many workers, it may have taken you a pandemic to discover that it can be hard to avoid distractions when working from home. At a certain point,...

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Vergecast Work From Home: sailboats, solar generators, and Starlink

CEO of Rove chats about his approach to work-friendly travel. Alex MacCaw shares his experience working from a sailboat. Thomas Ricker talks about...

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The uneven energy costs of working from home

Working from home changes electricity demand and what that might mean for Americans’ utility bills: the picture it’s painted so far isn’t very...

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Apple Pay may finally work on Chrome, Edge, and Firefox in iOS 16

Apple Pay could finally be available to use on third-party browsers, like Chrome, Edge, and Firefox in the iOS 16 beta. This mean you may no longer...

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The ‘abortion pill’ could also be birth control — and activists are trying to prove it

Activists are trying to establish the contraceptive efficacy of mifepristone, a medication currently known as an "abortion pill," with...

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Ventje VW campervan review: ‘work from home’ from anywhere

Ventje vans convert from bedroom to office to kitchen to lounge and back again with surprising ease, allowing flex workers to "work from...

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Don’t rely on iMessage’s new unsend feature yet

The new iMessage features only work on other devices running the public betas of iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and macOS Ventura, so don’t depend on them. The...

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Hyundai’s Ioniq 6 could be your next home away from home office

Hyundai revealed more details on its 2023 Ioniq 6 electric car this week, presenting it as a cozy remote work vehicle. The sleek electric sedan has a...

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The best Amazon Prime Day deals on work-from-home tech

Here are all kinds of worthwhile Prime Day deals to save you some money on the things that help you work from home easier. From monitors and laptops...

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92 million US workers now have the opportunity to work remotely: survey

92 million American workers have the opportunity to work remotely and 80 million are currently doing so at least part time, according to a survey...

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Elon Musk says Twitter employees doing ‘excellent’ work can continue working from home

At a Twitter all-hand meeting today, Elon Musk took questions from employees, the first time he has addressed Twitter workers. The question of work...

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Face ID for iPhone will work in landscape in iOS 16

iOS 16 is bringing support for Face ID in landscape mode. Apple says it’s only available for "supported" iPhone models, but it hasn’t...

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Elon Musk reportedly declares remote work ‘no longer acceptable’ at Tesla

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has taken a hardline stance against his employees working from home. In a leaked email titled "Remote work is no longer...

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Microsoft confirms work on ‘Keystone’ Xbox game streaming dongle

Microsoft has confirmed that its xCloud streaming device is codenamed "Keystone," but it says it has made a pivot during development. The...

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Coros Vertix 2 review: a work in progress

Coros is a relative newcomer to the world of multisport GPS watches, but its Vertix 2 is an impressive effort. This huge watch delivers accurate GPS...

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Meta tells employees to stop discussing abortion at work

Meta policy prohibits employees from discussing abortion in most circumstances at work. Employees are pushing back against the policy in light of the...

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Here’s how Microsoft’s new One Outlook email app will work

Microsoft has officially announced that its new version of Outlook will be available in beta and has shown off some of the app’s new features...

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The videos that don’t work on YouTube and the future of the creator business with Nebula CEO Dave Wiskus

The economics of running a creator-owned streaming service that’s an alternative to the YouTube algorithm, negotiating brand deals, and partnering...

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Go read this report about long hours and stressful work conditions at TikTok

A report from The Wall Street Journal details the experience of employees working for TikTok’s US-based operations. Some employees report an...

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Microsoft teams up with VW to make HoloLens work in cars

Microsoft has announced a new "moving platform" feature for the HoloLens 2. It’s designed to let the augmented reality headset work when...

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Elon Musk’s new troll is buying Twitter — will it work?

Elon Musk has made a hostile takeover offer for Twitter. Have you wondered how Jack Dorsey fit into all this? Say what you will about Elon Musk, but...

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Disconnected: Samsung.com sales reps say the system makes them work for free

Independent contractors who handle customer service chats on Samsung’s website say that, in addition to sales chats, they’re increasingly...

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Amazon is still struggling to make drone deliveries work

Almost 10 years after Amazon announced drone deliveries, the program faces a high turnover rate and claims from former employees that it hasn’t...

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What to expect from Microsoft’s Windows 11 hybrid work event

Microsoft’s future of Windows 11 event will focus on improvements for hybrid work. Windows chief Panos Panay is expected to discuss security,...

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New EU law could require iMessage and WhatsApp to work with other, smaller platforms

The EU’s newly agreed-upon Digital Markets Act could compel companies like Apple and Meta to open up iMessage and WhatsApp, making them...

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The Halo show unmasks Master Chief to reveal yet another generic chosen one

Paramount Plus’ Halo show neither shocks nor awes as it unmasks Master Chief in order to turn him into yet another cipher to project onto. It...

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Microsoft updates Outlook, Teams, and PowerPoint to be hybrid work ready

Microsoft is updating Outlook, Teams, and PowerPoint to be more hybrid work-friendly. New features include an Outlook RSVP for remote or in-person...

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