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Exhausted Amazon Drivers Are Working 11-Hour Shifts For Less Than Minimum Wage

schwit1 quotes the Daily Mirror:Drivers are being asked to deliver up to 200 parcels a day for Amazon while earning less than the minimum wage, a Sunday Mirror investigation reveals today... Many routinely exceed the legal maximum shift of 11 hours and f (rss.slashdot)

Does Systemd Makes Linux Complex, Error-Prone, and Unstable?

\Systemd developers split the community over a tiny detail that decreases stability significantly and increases complexity for not much real value.\ So argues Nico Schottelius, talking about his experiences as the CEO of a Swiss company providing VM hosti (rss.slashdot)

After Automating Order-Taking, Fast Food Chains Had to Hire More Workers

An anonymous reader quotes the Atlantic:Blaine Hurst, the CEO and president of Panera, told me that because of its new [self-service] kiosks, and an app that allows online ordering, the chain is now processing more orders overall, which means it needs mo (rss.slashdot)

ETTV: How an Upload Bot Became a Pirate Hero

Popular torrent site ExtraTorrent is no more, but several torrent distribution groups carrying its name are still very much alive. ETTV and ETHD torrents are shared by millions of people every week, and they recently launched a new brand, ETMovies. Today (feed.torrentfreak)

Behemoth the Size of 800 Million Suns--'Discovery a Clue to How Black Holes Grew So Big So Fast In the Early Universe'

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Researchers Say Human Lifespans Have Already Hit Their Peak

An anonymous reader quotes Newsweek:We have reached our peak in terms of lifespan, athletic performance and height, according to a new survey of research and historical records... 'These traits no longer increase, despite further continuous nutritional, (rss.slashdot)

'Stranger Things' gets hilarious Bad Lip Reading treatment - CNET

Steve and his hair grab all the best lines when the Netflix hit turns into a whole new show. (feedproxy.google)

Rock singer has been injecting himself with snake venom for 25 years

Scientists have now made a catalogue of Steve Ludwin?s antibodies. (sciencenordic)

Black Friday deals are back at Amazon, Best Buy - CNET

With just two weeks until Christmas, some of the season's best deals are returning -- and some new deals are delivering the lowest prices ever. (feedproxy.google)

Top iOS Apps of 2017: Bitmoji Beats Snapchat, YouTube, and Facebook Messenger

An anonymous reader quotes CNN:Apple has unveiled its list of most downloaded iOS apps of the year, and topping the list is free custom emoji app Bitmoji... Bitmoji soared to the top of the list, thanks to an integration with Snapchat. (Snapchat's parent (rss.slashdot)

Creating a Christmas card on a vintage IBM 1401 mainframe

I recently came across a challenge to print a holiday greeting card on a vintage computer, so I decided to make a card on a 1960s IBM 1401 mainframe. The IBM 1401 computer was a low-end business mainframe announced in 1959, and went on to become the most (osnews)

Launch of Bitcoin Futures Trading Crashes CBOE Site

'5PM CT is the start of Bitcoin futures trading and the $CBOE website appears to be down,' one market watcher posted on Twitter (and his observation was quickly confirmed by other cryptocurrency-watching accounts and confirmed by CBOE). 'I'm guessing watc (rss.slashdot)

THE BLOCKCHAIN IN THE IoT REPORT: How distributed ledgers enhance the IoT through better visibility and create trust

This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here.Blockchain isn't just for bankers anymore. Most of the buzz around the distributed ledger has f (feedproxy.google)

Microsoft paints politically beautiful world for the holidays - CNET

Commentary: Redmond's ad for Christmas is warm, cuddly and celebrates, of all things, Microsoft Paint. It also has a serious political message. (feedproxy.google)

Mt Hope installed as 'UK's highest peak'

Scientists re-measure the tallest mountains in the Antarctic territory claimed by Britain. (bbc.co.uk)

Tracking how multiple myeloma evolves by sequencing DNA in the blood

ATLANTA - Although people with multiple myeloma usually respond well to treatment, the blood cancer generally keeps coming back. Following genetic changes in how the disease evolves over time will help to understand the disease and, eventually, deliver mo (sciencecodex)

How Mark Zuckerberg runs Facebook, the best place to work in America

• Business Insider took a look inside the daily routine of Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.• Facebook is now the most desirable place to work, according to Glassdoor — and Zuckerberg is popular with reviewers, too.• His ty (feedproxy.google)

Optus to refund NBN customers for slow connections

'Technical limitations' hobbled copper-based servicesOptus has become the second Australian carrier to announce refunds for customers unable to get decent National Broadband Network connections.? (register)

Microsoft-Connected Patent Trolls Are Increasingly Active and Microsoft is Selling 'Protection' (Azure Subscriptions)

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Google Chrome 64 Adds Parallel Download Feature to Accelerate Download Speeds

Google Chrome browser on Android is constantly getting better with%A0new features being added each day. Google Chrome 63 recently rolled out to the stable channel and added support for Android Oreo& (feedproxy.google)

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