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This project is using fitness trackers and AI to monitor workers' lockdown stress

This project is using fitness trackers and AI to monitor workers’ lockdown stress

Times are toug and employee wellbeing is more important than ever. PwC is harnessing AI and fitness-tracking wearables to gain a deeper understanding of how work and external stressors are impacting employees’ state of mind. Employee wellbeing has become a central focus for businesses during the COVID-19 crisis, with the pandemic putting the spotlight on …

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Nintendo's free Switch game 'Jump Rope Challenge' is good for keeping active but terrible for your neighbours

Nintendo’s free Switch game ‘Jump Rope Challenge’ is good for keeping active but terrible for your neighbours

The coronavirus pandemic has kept most of us holed up for months, barring the occasional grocery run or police brutality protest. So, to help keep our muscles from atrophying and our minds spiralling into sucking tar pits of despair, Nintendo has now surprised Switch owners with a free jump rope game. Called simply Jump Rope …

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Rocket Lab Ramps up Satellite Launch Cycle to Take on SpaceX

Rocket Lab Ramps up Satellite Launch Cycle to Take on SpaceX

Rocket Lab is making a name for itself in the small-satellite launch sector as it seeks to take on the almighty SpaceX, among others. The Los Angeles-based company in recent days completed its 12th commercial mission using its Electron rocket as it moves toward ramping up its launch frequency in the coming months. Just like …

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The 'Black Lives Matter Foundation' has nothing to do with the Black Lives Matter movement

The ‘Black Lives Matter Foundation’ has nothing to do with the Black Lives Matter movement

The Black Lives Matter Foundation raised millions of dollars in donations. But it is not associated with the Black Lives Matter movement that sparked worldwide protests against police brutality. BuzzFeed reports the “charitable organization” raised at least $4.35 million in early June, according to estimates. The Black Lives Matter Foundation is based in Santa Clarita, …

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Here’s a bootcamp that could help land a $146,000 Linux cloud engineering job

The Linux Foundation is offering a cloud engineer bootcamp that offers a certification in six months for one of the highest-paying jobs in tech. Image: vladwel, Getty Images/iStockphoto As the COVID-19 pandemic rages and job losses continue, the Linux Foundation is launching its first cloud engineer bootcamp to train students to fill critical computing roles …

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Ubuntu Unity brings back one of the most efficient desktops ever created

Ubuntu Unity brings back one of the most efficient desktops ever created

If you’ve been waiting for the return of the Unity desktop, your wait is over. Ubuntu Unity is a fresh take on the once-defunct interface. Image: Jack Wallen This will be an unpopular opinion among many members in the Linux community, however, I wholeheartedly believe that Ubuntu Unity was one of the most efficient desktops …

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Last Chance To Order AirPods Pro, iPad 10.2 For Delivery Before Father's Day

Last Chance To Order AirPods Pro, iPad 10.2 For Delivery Before Father’s Day

Father’s Day is nearly here and if you still haven’t picked up anything yet for dad, don’t freak out. Two must-have Apple products, the AirPods Pro and iPad 10.2  are on sale and in stock. This is your last chance to order them for delivery in time for guaranteed delivery before the big day, though, …

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