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Read the letter Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos just sent to employees about the coronavirus: ‘Things are going to get worse before they get better’

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Saturday shared a memo sent to Amazon employees regarding the coronavirus. In the letter, Bezos notes that the company is hiring 100,00 workers and says Amazon is taking steps to protect essential personnel that can’t work remotely. He encourages those who have […]

Gears & Gadgets

Google: Software is never going to be able to fix Spectre-type bugs

Enlarge Aurich Lawson / Getty Images Researchers from Google investigating the scope and impact of the Spectre attack have published a paper asserting that Spectre-like vulnerabilities are likely to be a continued feature of processors and, further, that software-based techniques for protecting against them will impose a high performance cost. And whatever the cost, the […]

Emerging Tech

SpaceX to send Japanese billionaire on moon trip, but he won’t be going alone

[embedded content] SpaceX has named Japanese billionaire entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa as the first paying passenger for the company’s ambitious 2023 moon mission. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, himself a billionaire entrepreneur, named Maezawa at a special event at the company’s headquarters in Hawthorne, California, on Monday night. While the five-day round trip will involve a fly-by […]