German restaurant takes novel approach to keep…

Thomas Metzmacher was faced with having to shut down his Frankfurt restaurant specializing in a traditional tart hard cider due to German regulations prohibiting groups of people from gathering amid the coronavirus pandemic

Sprint and T-Mobile Complete $30 Billion Merger

Sprint and T-Mobile Complete $30 Billion Merger The nation's third and fourth-largest wireless carriers have finally united after a long process to become more competitive. With more than 100 million users, the newly-formed company has the base to challenge other mobile giants such as AT&T and Verizon. As part of the deal, T-Mobile's longtime CEO, John Legere, stepped down from his post, and COO Mike Sievert will take over in May 2020. The company will make use of the added infrastructure from Sprint to develop and deploy 5G service to its customers. As part of the deal, those on Sprint's prepaid brand, Boost, will be going to Dish as part of a divestiture T-Mobile agreed to with the Justice Department.

Zoom CEO: 'I Really Messed Up'

As many companies shift gears or close doors in the coronavirus economy, Zoom has had the enviable problem of managing what the Wall Street Journal calls "breakneck growth." Except that, per the Journal, "it hasn't been going well" as the videoconferencing company has been beset with security and privacy issues...

Anick Jesdanun, longtime AP technology writer…

Anick Jesdanun, deputy technology editor for The Associated Press, has died in New York City of coronavirus complications

HBO Is Unlocking Nearly 500 Hours Of Content To…

The premium cable channel is making hours of programming available to stream, including some of its most popular shows and documentaries.

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Working From Home During Virus? Beware of…

As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, people stuck at home have taken to using videoconferencing apps to hold work meetings and chat with family and friends. One such app that's become ubiquitous: Zoom, founded by Cisco engineer Eric Yuan. But be careful before you log in for that virtual happy...

Tips for a Stable and Faster Internet Connection

Tips for a Stable and Faster Internet Connection As millions of people self-isolate to help flatten the curve of COVID-19, internet usage has surged, causing strain on connections. As a result, YouTube even announced plans to reduce video quality over the course of a month to better handle the high demand. Here are some tips to make your connection more stable during the coronavirus pandemic: 1. Make sure your router is connected properly and placed in an ideal area. Keep it away from TVs, cordless phones and stereos. 2. Don't use your microwave. According to U.K. telecoms regulator Ofcom, using your microwave can interfere with Wi-Fi signals. 3. Disconnect other devices from the Wi-Fi when you're not using them. They can use the internet in the background even when you're not using them, causing your connection to slow down. 4. Connect your computer to your router via Ethernet. Connecting your computer directly to the router provides better internet speeds than Wi-Fi.

Streaming Services Get a Boost as Americans Stay…

As more Americans practice social distancing, they’re turning towards streaming to keep them occupied. Nielsen compiled information on viewership from February 24 through March 16 to see how streaming minutes per week have changed as more Americans stay indoors.

Local newspapers are facing their own coronavirus…

Just when Americans need it most, a U.S. newspaper industry already under stress is facing an unprecedented new challenge

Cleanup of US nuclear waste takes back seat as…

The U.S. government’s efforts to clean up Cold War-era waste from nuclear research and bomb making at federal sites around the country has lumbered along for decades, often at a pace that watchdogs and other critics say threatens public health and the environment

Facebook Plans To Hire 10,000 New Workers By The…

COO Sheryl Sandberg made the announcement to CNBC on Thursday.

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Full Recovery for Sports Betting Industry Likely…

For the sports betting industry, 2020 was supposed to be one for the books. The timing for the coronavirus outbreak, however, could not have been worse for the wide-eyed casinos and online sportsbooks operators expecting to capitalize on legal sports wagering expanding across the U.S. “Timing was really bad because it happened right before March madness. Hiatus of NBA, should be talking about the first week of Major League Baseball.” said Joe Asher, CEO of William Hill U.S. in an interview with Cheddar.

US allowing longer shifts at nuclear plants in…

U.S. nuclear plants will be allowed to keep workers on longer shifts to deal with staffing problems in the coronavirus pandemic

Patriots use team plane to help Mass., fly N95 in…

The New England Patriots' private team plane is returning to Boston from China carrying more than one million masks critical to health care providers fighting to control the spread of the coronavirus

T-Mobile Completes Merger With Sprint

The $26 billion merger had been approved by the Justice Department and the FCC.

Home Is Where The Sweat Is

“Give yourself grace”: that’s the advice of Accountability Coach Teddy Mellencamp for all other parents trying to work, raise a newborn and practice self care all under one roof. The workout guru has been sharing her postpartum fitness journey with her followers online, as well as posting live workouts followers can join. “Taking care of yourself is the best way to show up and be, you know, the best mom, the best wife, the best at your job or whatever it may be,” the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star told Cheddar.

SXSW partners with Amazon to put its film…

It'll be bring-your-own popcorn and the barbecue won’t be as good, but Austin's SXSW Film Festival is moving online after having its 27th edition canceled by the coronavirus pandemic

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Chinese smartphone health code rules post-virus…

Life in China post-coronavirus outbreak is ruled by a green symbol on a smartphone screen

COVID-19 Spurs Record Social Media Use — But Ad…

More people are using social media to stay connected amid the pandemic — but that's not necessarily boosting Facebook and Twitter's revenue.