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Technology and Gadget News Around the World. Most of these articles are reappeared on this blog trough automation content creation.

03
Jun

A third of coronavirus unemployment benefits have yet to be paid

Bloomberg reports that about a third of unemployment benefits have yet to be paid out to Americans who lost their jobs as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The Treasury Department says that it disbursed $146 billion from March through May, but Bloomberg’s calculations suggest that it owned jobless Americans about $214 billion. Congress is now debating whether or not to extend the additional unemployment benefits provided by the CARES Act beyond their July…

03
Jun

This is the wrong way to disinfect your home if you want to stay safe from coronavirus

The coronavirus’ US toll is continuing to get worse, both here and abroad, while we’re also learning more about the virus and how to keep ourselves safe from it.  For example, the news about whether you can contract the virus from packages delivered to your home is good, but also a little inconclusive. Speaking of your home, here’s one thing you absolutely shouldn’t do when you’re disinfecting everything. The county that encompasses my city of…

03
Jun

Blood bank offers free coronavirus antibody testing for blood donors

A national blood bank is offering blood donors free coronavirus antibody testing. The test will inform donors if they were exposed to the coronavirus at some point, even if they never showed any symptoms. Blood with coronavirus antibodies is being used for research to help come up with an effective COVID-19 treatment. In an effort to encourage volunteers to donate blood, Vitalant — a non-profit organization that helps distributes blood to hospitals — said that…

03
Jun

Elon Musk trades jabs with Moscow over SpaceX success

Elon Musk shot a jab at Russia during a post-flight press conference after the Crew Dragon Launch. Roscosmos fired back, noting that the agency doesn’t understand why the launch was such a big deal. Both the United States and Russia are moving rapidly to get humans back to the Moon. NASA made history over the weekend by launching SpaceX’s Crew Dragon to the International Space Station with astronauts on board. It was the first crewed…

03
Jun

Leak reveals Google’s Android TV streaming device and its remote

Google is reportedly developing a video streaming device that will ship with a dedicated remote and Android TV software, unlike the Chromecast devices. A new leak has revealed the design of the Android TV streamer, codenamed Sabrina. We also got a glimpse of the new UI and the remote that Google is designing. While Roku, Apple, and Amazon have released dongles for streaming video with their own built-in user interfaces and operating systems, Google has…