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Uber plans to gobble up delivery rival Postmates in $2.6 billion deal

Enlarge / Bicycle couriers making deliveries to Uber Eats customers in São Paulo in April, 2019 (a year before the

 

COVID-19 spread 4X faster in one Amazon warehouse than local area

Enlarge / An Amazon worker in a fulfillment center in the Orlando area, April 2019. After eliminating temporary “hazard” pay

T-Mobile already trying to get out of merger conditions on 5G and hiring

Enlarge / A T-Mobile logo at a store in New York on April 30, 2018. Getty Images | Bloomberg T-Mobile

To evade detection, hackers are requiring targets to complete CAPTCHAs

Microsoft Security Intelligence CAPTCHAs, those puzzles with muffled sounds or blurred or squiggly letters that websites use to filter out

Knoxville shuts down parts of its network after being hit by ransomware

Enlarge / The Knoxville City-County Building, overlooking the Tennessee River in Knoxville, Tennessee. The city of Knoxville, Tennessee, shut down

Exploit code for wormable flaw on unpatched Windows devices published online

A researcher has published exploit code for a Microsoft Windows vulnerability that, when left unpatched, has the potential to spread

Walmart employees are out to show its anti-shoplifting AI doesn’t work

In January, my coworker received a peculiar email. The message, which she forwarded to me, was from a handful of

The Nigerian fraudsters ripping off the unemployment system

As millions of people around the United States scrambled in recent weeks to collect unemployment benefits and disbursements through the