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FILE - This Dec. 16, 2009, file photo, shows the Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan, N.Y., as seen from across the Hudson River in Tomkins Cove, N.Y. U.S. nuclear plants will be allowed to keep workers on longer shifts to deal with staffing problems in the coronavirus pandemic. Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials outlined the temporary shift extensions to nuclear power officials on Thursday, April 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
US allowing longer shifts at nuclear plants in pandemicU.S. nuclear plants will be allowed to keep workers on longer shifts to deal with staffing problems in the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Palettes of N95 respirator masks are off-loaded from the New England Patriots football team's customized Boeing 767 jet on the tarmac, Thursday, April 2, 2020, at Logan Airport in Boston, after returning from China. The Kraft family deployed the Patriots team plane to China to fetch more than one million masks for use by front-line health care workers to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Patriots use team plane to help Mass., fly N95 in from ChinaThe New England Patriots' private team plane is returning to Boston from China carrying more than one million masks critical to health care providers fighting to control the spread of the coronavirus
The Associated Press23 hours ago
FILE - This March 19, 2018 file photo shows Amazon's Prime Video streaming app on an iPad in Baltimore. SXSW announced Thursday that it's partnering with Amazon Prime Video to stream as much of its movie line-up as possible for a 10-day period in the U.S. It will be free to viewers with or without an Amazon Prime membership. Since the March festival was canceled, SXSW organizers have worked frantically to salvage what they could of the festival, and find ways to still bring attention to the many films that had been planning to premiere there. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
SXSW partners with Amazon to put its film festival onlineIt'll be bring-your-own popcorn and the barbecue won’t be as good, but Austin's SXSW Film Festival is moving online after having its 27th edition canceled by the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this April 1, 2020, photo, a passenger takes the subway in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. Life in China post-coronavirus outbreak is ruled by a green symbol on a smartphone screen. Green signifies the "health code" that says the user is symptom-free. It is required to board a subway, check into a hotel or enter Wuhan, the city where the global pandemic began. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Chinese smartphone health code rules post-virus lifeLife in China post-coronavirus outbreak is ruled by a green symbol on a smartphone screen
The Associated Press1 day ago
Joe Tavi, Bloom Energy senior director of manufacturing, holds a refurbished ventilator as he kneels beside fuel cells, Wednesday, April 1, 2020, in Sunnyvale, Calif. The new coronavirus outbreak has prompted companies large and small to rethink how they do business. Bloom Energy, in San Jose, Calif., makes hydrogen fuel cells. But recently, they have been refurbishing old ventilators so hospitals can use them to keep coronavirus patients alive. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Can you fix ventilators? A fuel cell engineer figures it outThe COVID-19 outbreak has prompted companies large and small to rethink how they do business
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this Sunday, March 29, 2020, photo, a soft toy is placed in a letterbox at a house in Christchurch, New Zealand. New Zealanders are embracing an international movement in which people are placing teddy bears in their windows during coronavirus lockdowns to brighten the mood and give children a game to play by spotting the bears in their neighborhoods. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
New Zealand embraces teddies to help make lockdown bear-ableNew Zealanders are embracing an international movement in which people are placing teddy bears in their windows during coronavirus lockdowns to brighten the mood and give children a game to play
The Associated Press1 day ago
FDA hasn't authorized a two-minute test for coronavirusA California company falsely claimed cargo planes were ready to ship millions of blood tests that could detect the new coronavirus in just two minutes and had won emergency authorization from the federal government
The Associated Press1 day ago
One Woman's Video Meeting Went Comically WrongAmid warnings about Zoombombing comes the story we need in these times: that of Lizet Ocampo, who spent an entire video call for her work transformed into a potato. Buzzfeed has the story of the political director at People for the American Way, who joined her Microsoft teams meeting on...
Newser2 days ago
Working From Home During Virus? Beware of 'Zoombombs'As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, people stuck at home have taken to using videoconferencing apps to hold work meetings and chat with family and friends. One such app that's become ubiquitous: Zoom, founded by Cisco engineer Eric Yuan. But be careful before you log in for that virtual happy...
Newser2 days ago
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WarnerMedia names former Hulu chief Jason Kilar CEOJason Kilar, the founding chief executive of Hulu and a former Amazon senior vice president, has been named CEO of WarnerMedia, the company announced Wednesday
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - This combination of April 30, 2018, file photos shows signage for a Sprint store in New York's Herald Square, top, and signage at a T-Mobile store in New York.  Mobile carrier T-Mobile has completed its takeover of smaller rival Sprint, creating a new wireless giant that rivals AT&T and Verizon in size. The deal was announced two years ago and has taken a long time to close because of pushback from state and federal regulators.(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
Sprint and T-Mobile merge, creating new wireless giantMobile carrier T-Mobile has completed its takeover of smaller rival Sprint, creating a new wireless giant that rivals AT&T and Verizon in size
The Associated Press2 days ago
Shut-in TV viewers push 'Let's Make a Deal' to record ratingShut-in television viewers tuned in to the game show “Let’s Make a Deal” in record numbers last week
The Associated Press2 days ago
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro greets supporters and journalists as he arrives to give a news conference on the new coronavirus at Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Friday, March 27, 2020. Even as coronavirus cases mount in Latin America’s largest nation, Bolsonaro is calling the pandemic a momentary, minor problem and saying strong measures to contain it are unnecessary. (AP Photo/Andre Borges)
Facebook joins resistance to Bolsonaro virus claimsMajor social media companies are taking aim at Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's dismissal of social distancing, joining others in the country who are lining up against his controversial stance regarding the new coronavirus
The Associated Press3 days ago
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