Crew Dragon Docks to Station, Hatches Open Soon

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The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft carrying four Commercial Crew astronauts is pictured approaching the International Space Station for a docking.
The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft carrying four Commercial Crew astronauts is pictured approaching the International Space Station for a docking.
NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi arrived at the Inte...

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Employee surveillance software demand increased as workers transitioned to home working

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ZDNet – “What does the rise of intrusive tools such as employee surveillance software mean for workers at home? A new study shows that the demand for employee surveillance software was up 55% in June 2020 compared to the pre-pandemic average. From webcam access to random screenshot monit...

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Brew to perfection every time with these coffee and tea essentials on sale for Black Friday prices

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Calling all caffeine addicts! There's no reason to pin all your hopes on Black Friday for your new coffee gadget fix. As part of the Boing Boing Store's Pre-Black Friday Sale, you can score a great deal right now on one of more than a dozen different coffee and espresso makers by top brands. —...

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What Biden’s Victory Means For Middle East Oil

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This article came to our attention via Oilprice.com Whilst new U.S. President-elect, Joe Biden, will almost certainly focus on dealing with the tail of the COVID-19 pandemic and repairing the economic damage to the U.S. that ... Read More - Source: Oil...

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Google Will Make It Slightly Easier To Turn Off Smart Features

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"[I]n the coming weeks," Google will show a new blanket setting to "turn off smart features" which will disable features like Smart Compose, Smart Reply, in apps like Gmail; the second half of the same prompt will disable whether additional Google products -- like Maps or Assistant, for example -- a...

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EFF Publishes New Research on Real-Time Crime Centers in the U.S.

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EFF has published a new report, "Surveillance Compounded: Real-Time Crime Centers in the United States," which profiles seven surveillance hubs operated by local law enforcement, plus data on dozens of others scattered across the country. Researched and written in collaboration with students at the...
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