With an unprecedented number of people now working from home, there's a temptation to buy new equipment with the idea of being more productive and efficient. And if you're an Apple user, the temptation might be there to fire up the Apple Store app and spend time (and money) filling your cart with new, shiny things. … [Read more...] about Old and outdated Apple products not worth spending money on (April 2020 edition)
Do you need to sign up, apply or request your check? For most, the federal government will automatically send your check to you electronically or in the mail, if you qualify. If you've not filed a tax return for 2018 or 2019, or if you typically aren't required to file a tax return, the IRS said you'll need to file one to receive a payment. The IRS's coronavirus page will soon have instructions for how to file. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus $1,200 stimulus check: See if you’re eligible, payment amount and how to get it
Ride-hailing company Uber on Tuesday said it has launched a new service 'UberMedic' to help transport frontline healthcare workers to medical facilities and other critical areas across India. "Uber is providing a new service, UberMedic, to transport frontline healthcare workers and help the government contain the spread of COVID-19 in India. Working closely with a network of hospitals and leveraging our global experience and technology, UberMedic allows hospitals to easily and reliably arrange transportation for doctors and other health workers to and from their homes as well as to health care facilities," Uber India and South Asia President Pradeep Parameswaran said in a statement. With the implementation of the 21-day lockdown, the government has allowed only people in essential services like healthcare, banking and media to commute. Limited mobility options have made it difficult for these people to travel to their workplace. On Monday, Uber's rival Ola had said it is in … [Read more...] about Uber launches 24/7 transportation service for frontline healthcare workers
Co-star James May appears to also be set to launch his own cooking show, according to The Sun. Oh Cook! is based on May's Top Gear catchphrase, but that may not be the only thing the show borrows. It's unlikely this side project will delay The Grand Tour any further, however. … [Read more...] about When is the next episode of The Grand Tour season 4 on Amazon Prime Video?
In its application for authorisation, NBN sought a six-month approval beyond its standard network delivery objectives, to give greater or priority access to groups such as health and education centres, the elderly, or vulnerable people in rural and remote areas; the ability to restrict the supply of "certain hardware and services" depending on location or certain customers or customer groups; as well as to be able to share generic customer information, demand forecasts, and logistics information. … [Read more...] about Aussie telco heavyweights create group to handle COVID-19 network surge