Amazon has temporarily shut some warehouses in Florida as Hurricane Ian nears

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Amazon has temporarily closed warehouse sites near Tampa and Orlando.Helen H. Richardson/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images Amazon has temporarily shut some warehouses in Florida ahead of Hurricane Ian's approach, per CNBC. The Category 3 storm smashed into Cuba on Tuesday and is now headed to Florida. Amazon said the warehouse closures are a safety precaution. Amazon has temporarily shut some warehouses in Florida as Hurricane Ian approaches the state, according to a CNBC report Tuesday.The ecommerce giant has temporarily closed warehouse sites near Tampa on the Gulf Coast and Orlando in central Florida, according to CNBC, citing notices…

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Fast Company’s Apple News account was hacked, sending offensive notifications to users

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Apple logo at an Apple store on May 31, 2022 in Berlin, Germany.Thomas Trutschel/Getty Images Fast Company said its Apple News account was hacked. "Two obscene and racist push notifications were sent about a minute apart," it said on Twitter. Apple News said it has disabled Fast Company's account after the "incredibly offensive" alerts. Fast Company's Apple News account sent out offensive messages to users in a hack on Tuesday evening.The messages included a racial slur and an explicit sexual message, according to the Apple News notification seen by Insider.Fast Company confirmed the hack. In a tweet, the business magazine…

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Elon Musk’s own data scientists couldn’t find many bots on Twitter, and he hid that crucial information, the company says

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Elon MuskAP Twitter says Elon Musk was presented weeks ago with his own analysis on "bots" or fake accounts. His chosen data firms found the bots to be around 5% to 11%, Twitter's legal team said. Musk has claimed in the past that at least 20% of Twitter accounts are bots. Elon Musk's own data scientists failed to find a lot of "bots" on Twitter, and certainly well below the billionaire's public estimates, according to lawyers for the social media company.The day before Musk sent his first letter to Twitter executives terminating his agreement to acquire the company for $44 billion,…

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iOS 16 gives your iPhone a haptic keyboard that vibrates with each tap — here’s how to turn it on

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A built-in haptic keyboard for the iPhone is among the new features in iOS 16.Hollis Johnson When enabled, the iPhone's haptic keyboard vibrates each time you tap a key. You can turn this on or off from the Sound & Haptics section of the Settings app. You need to have iOS 16 or later to use the haptic keyboard. Some third-party keyboards have offered the option of haptic feedback for quite some time, but if you prefer the built-in iOS keyboard, you can now enable haptics there as well. When enabled, you can now get a subtle vibration with every…

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How to edit a comment on Instagram by deleting and reposting it

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To "edit" a comment on Instagram, you'll have to delete it.Reuters Instagram does not allow you to edit a comment you've already posted. However, you can delete the Instagram comment and post a new one instead. You can delete and repost a comment on both the Instagram app or website. Whether you want to show appreciation for a photo, have a question about a piece of content, or want to respond to a fellow Grammer's note, Instagram comments are a great way to interact with other users.But what if you've noticed an egregious spelling error in a comment you posted?…

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How to find elevation on Google Maps on your computer or mobile device

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You can find your elevation on Google Maps by turning on the "Terrain" function. By default, Google Maps only shows elevation in mountainous areas — it doesn't report elevation everywhere. For more detailed elevation information, consider using Google Earth Pro. Google Maps has revolutionized how people get from point A to point B, and even how they discover new locations. Included in Google Maps' wide variety of features are options to see terrain and elevation, allowing people in mountainous regions to have a better feel for the altitude of the area they're exploring.Users can turn on the Google Maps terrain feature…

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Apple added battery percentage back to the iPhone’s status bar with iOS 16 — here’s how to enable it

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Apple reintroduced the battery percentage in iOS 16.Antonio Villas-Boas With iOS 16, Apple reintroduced a feature that lets you display the exact percentage of your battery in the status bar.  Battery percentage is supported on almost all iPhones with FaceID notches.  The next big iOS 16 update will further improve the feature. When Apple introduced the notch back in 2017, it enabled a modern edge-to-edge screen design that did away with large borders.While iPhones looked sleeker as a result, the FaceID notch cramped the space at the top of the screen, which led to the unpopular move of removing the…

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A subreddit post is trolling Texas’ controversial content-moderation law by requiring every comment to include Gov. ‘Greg Abbott is a little piss baby’

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Gov. Greg Abbott of TexasMarco Bello/Reuters Texas' H.B. 20 law prohibits social-media platforms from censoring users based on their viewpoints. A subreddit post is trolling the law by only allowing "Greg Abbott is a little piss baby" comments. The author of the post wants to "flagrantly" break the law, and "raise awareness."   A post on the PoliticalHumor subreddit is only allowing comments that say Texas Gov. "Greg Abbott is a little piss baby" to raise awareness of the state's social media content-moderation law. TechDirt first reported on the subreddit post titled, "We're messing with Texas," where user BlatantConservative, who made the…

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I came out as transgender while at Salesforce. The company helped me tell my team, find health benefits, and even get a new wardrobe — here’s what others can learn from my experience.

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August Scott.Courtesy of August Scott August Scott, 43, is the manager of physical-security technology at Salesforce. Her company has guidelines and support resources for people transitioning and trains employees. Companies should listen to what their staff wants and champion inclusive benefits, she said. This as-told-to essay is based on a conversation with August Scott, the 43-year-old manager of physical-security technology at Salesforce, who lives in Houston, Texas. The following has been edited for length and clarity.For 27 years, I lived three separate lives: one as a husband, father, and son; one as a male IT-security professional; and one as August…

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Animal rights group seeks release of 185 pictures related to the autopsies of animals that died during experiments for Elon Musk’s Neuralink

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Neuralink used rhesus macaque monkeys (not pictured).EAN-FRANCOIS MONIER/AFP/Getty Images An animal-rights group says UC Davis has 371 photos showing Neuralink's experiments on monkeys. The organization sued the university and filed a complaint with the USDA in February. UC Davis and Neuralink have refuted the claims its test animals experienced "extreme suffering." An animal-rights group that is suing the University of California, Davis over experiments conducted for Neuralink says the university has 371 photos related to experiments on monkeys that were performed for Elon Musk's biotech company.The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine said UC Davis has 185 pictures related to the…

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