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Biden wants to replace government fleet with electric vehicles

President Joe Biden will start the process of phasing out the federal government’s use of gas-powered vehicles and replacing them with ones that run on electricity. The announcement is the fulfillment of a promise Biden made on the campaign trail to swap government fleet vehicles with American-made EVs. “The federal government also owns an enormous

Hacker leaks data of 2.28 million dating site users

A well-known hacker has leaked the details of more than 2.28 million users registered on MeetMindful.com, a dating website founded in 2014, ZDNet has learned this week from a security researcher. The dating site’s data has been shared as a free download on a publicly accessible hacking forum known for its trade in hacked databases.

Birdwatch is Twitter’s new community-based fact checker

Twitter has tried a variety of fact-checking measures in the past few years, but these normally only apply to tweets from prominent accounts or popular topics. Now the company wants to add context and labels to more tweets by implementing a community-driven fact-checking system called Birdwatch. To start, a group of contributors will be able

2021 tax season: What to prepare for

The U.S. government has delayed the onset of this year’s tax filing season, which could be an early indication that the pandemic may once again muddle the process for many U.S. taxpayers. Instead of opening at the end of January, the IRS will begin accepting returns on Feb. 12 – a decision that was made, in part, to allow

Twitter locks out China’s US embassy after ‘baby-making machines’ tweet

Twitter has locked the official account for China’s US embassy, over a tweet it said violated its policy against dehumanization, Bloomberg reports. The tweet, which was originally shared on January 7th, referred to Uighur women as “baby-making machines” prior to government intervention. Twitter removed the tweet and replaced it with a notice saying it’s no

LG considers exiting smartphones in 2021

LG is considering exiting the smartphone market in 2021. After losing around $4.5 billion over the past five years, LG’s smartphone business has been struggling to compete with rivals. Now LG CEO Kwon Bong-seok has notified employees that the company is considering making big changes to its smartphone business. The Korea Herald reports that Kwon

Best no annual fee business credit cards

There are plenty of reasons to pick up a dedicated business credit card, and the benefits extend far beyond the rewards you can earn. Having a dedicated business credit card makes it considerably easier to keep business expenses separate for tax purposes, and the best business cards even come with cardholder perks like extended warranties

How to talk to yourself on WhatsApp?

Opening a WhatsApp chat with yourself can be quite useful to have important files or messages on hand. Thus, you will access cooking recipes, to-do lists or the supermarket list in a practical and fast way. Therefore, here we give you two options so that you can send yourself messages, photos, voice clips, among other

A Fitness Tracker Shouldn’t Make You Feel Like Trash

I can’t figure out who, exactly, Amazon’s Halo Band is designed for. The screen-free band works in the background to track your activity and sleep, and it also has microphones to listen in on your conversations and analyze your tone. There is some appeal to a screen-free wearable that can cut down the distractions in your life