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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. SoftBank is backing out of its plan to buy $3 billion of WeWork shares, including nearly $1 billion from...
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'It's a place where they try to destroy you': why concentration camps are still with us

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Mass internment camps did not begin or end with the Nazis - today they are everywhere from China to Europe to the US. How can we stop their spread? By Daniel Trilling At the...
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Google is providing free internet across the state of California after Gov. Gavin Newsom announced schools would remain closed through the spring

Google is providing free internet across the state of California after Gov. Gavin Newsom announced schools would remain closed through the spring

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Google is setting up 100,000 WiFi access points to increase broadband access for the state of California after Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the state's schools would be closed...
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Larry Ellison said he supports Trump and wants him to do well: 'I don't think he's the devil'

Larry Ellison said he supports Trump and wants him to do well: 'I don't think he's the devil'

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Oracle cofounder Larry Ellison said President Trump has his support in a new interview with Forbes . "I don't think he's the devil - I support him and want him to do well...
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Amazon bucked one of the worst quarters in market history and posted a gain amid the COVID crisis - Here's why Wall Street loves the stock

Amazon bucked one of the worst quarters in market history and posted a gain amid the COVID crisis - Here's why Wall Street loves the stock

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Amazon shares gained 5.5% in the first quarter, while other tech giants and the broader market tanked amid the coronavirus outbreak. Analysts told Business Insider that Amazon...
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25 thoughtful tech gifts that she'll love to get for Mother's Day

25 thoughtful tech gifts that she'll love to get for Mother's Day

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

It was long widely believed that women wouldn't accept a piece of tech unless it were simple, lightly colored, or shiny. Today, the consumer tech industry is finally catching...
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25 useful tech gifts moms will enjoy on Mother's Day

25 useful tech gifts moms will enjoy on Mother's Day

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The top tech gifts for Mom are those that upgrade her life in fun and simple ways. We've found some of the best tech gifts for moms that are just too hard to resist. Didn't...
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Law firms are pulling the trigger on pay cuts and layoffs - and they're already rethinking tech, office space, and recruiting for the long term

Law firms are pulling the trigger on pay cuts and layoffs - and they're already rethinking tech, office space, and recruiting for the long term

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Major law firms are taking actions to prepare for a cash crunch, including conducting layoffs, furloughs and pay cuts, sources tell Business Insider. International law firm...
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Microsoft will make Ignite and other 2020 events online-only

Microsoft will make Ignite and other 2020 events online-only

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Microsoft is planning to turn many of its events scheduled to happen in 2020 online-only. This means the 2020 iteration of 'Ignite,' its flagship conference for software...
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Apple was started in a garage on this day in 1976. Here are the modest beginnings of 5 tech companies worth billions today

Apple was started in a garage on this day in 1976. Here are the modest beginnings of 5 tech companies worth billions today

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Google , Apple , HP , Microsoft , and Amazon all say that they started in garages. Now, they are some of the most valuable companies in the world and are worth billions. The...
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Elon Musk's SpaceX bans Zoom over security and privacy concerns

Elon Musk's SpaceX bans Zoom over security and privacy concerns

Elon Musk's SpaceX has banned its staff from using Zoom amid security concerns, disabling all company access to Zoom with immediate effect. In a 48-hour period, reports... Read more ...

Banks should give £500 interest-free overdrafts credit card and loan payment...

Banks should give £500 interest-free overdrafts credit card and loan payment holidays says FCA

The UK Financial Conduct Authority is asking banks to offer anyone unable to repay their overdraft as a result of the virus outbreak £500 interest-free. Read more ...

Thief jailed for stealing face masks, paper suits and hand gel from...

Thief jailed for stealing face masks, paper suits and hand gel from ambulance during Covid-19 crisis

A man has been jailed for stealing personal protective equipment from an ambulance in the middle of the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. Masks, paper suits and hand gel were taken. Read more ...

Grandmother, 67, died alone in a hospital cubicle after contracting...

Grandmother, 67, died alone in a hospital cubicle after contracting coronavirus on the Ruby Princess

Janet Lieben, from Blayney, New South Wales, had caught the deadly respiratory infection on a once-in-a-lifetime cruise on the doomed Ruby Princess ship. Read more ...

Tekashi 6ix9ine will be released from prison TODAY over coronavirus fears 

Tekashi 6ix9ine will be released from prison TODAY over coronavirus fears 

Tekashi 6ix9ine will not be serving the rest of his prison sentence behind bars after requesting to be released to home to avoid contracting coronavirus because he is classed... Read more ...

Health officials have reportedly increased security for White House...

Health officials have reportedly increased security for White House coronavirus expert Dr. Fauci after he faces threats

US health officials have reportedly increased Dr. Anthony Fauci's security as he has faced threats to his personal safety. Sources told The Washington Post that the... Read more ...

Donald Trump says Britons to be evacuated from stranded cruise ships off Florida

Donald Trump says Britons to be evacuated from stranded cruise ships off Florida

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Seniors will NOT need to file a tax return to receive a $1,200 relief...

Seniors will NOT need to file a tax return to receive a $1,200 relief package check

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced Wednesday that seniors and others on social security will not need to file a 'simple' tax return to receive their $1,200 stimulus... Read more ...

Italian nurse 'strangled his doctor girlfriend to death after saying she...

Italian nurse 'strangled his doctor girlfriend to death after saying she gave him coronavirus'

A nurse strangled his doctor girlfriend before telling police officers that he unleashed the attack because she gave him Covid-19, prosecutors say. Read more ...

Police told to ‘use reasonable force' on CHILDREN for flouting COVID 19 lockdown

Police told to ‘use reasonable force' on CHILDREN for flouting COVID 19 lockdown

POLICE Officers have been told they will be entitled to use "reasonable force" on children if they disregard social distancing measures. Read more ...