As a result, this has impacted Waze, with fewer users of the app jumping in, taking advantage of up-to-date traffic reports, and fewer people potentially contributing to the crowdsource data pool. Furthermore, the lack of consistent use means that the company's advertising revenue has taken a hit, alongside Waze's Carpool scheme. … [Read more...] about Google’s Waze lays off 5% of global workforce in response to COVID-19
Wang is not the first fossil collector to get his leaf and wing specimens mixed up. Modern leaf-mimicking insects were described in the tropics in the late 1930s. Once it was determined that this was no mere coincidence—that the bugs had evolved to look like the leaves as a strategy to avoid predators—fossil hunters remembered the similarities they had seen in their specimens. They thought: if bugs are imitating leaves now, maybe they were also doing it back in the day. … [Read more...] about It’s a bug! It’s a leaf! It’s a fossil!
To compile this list, we researched the prices, plans and features of over 12 different website builders and scoured reviews from several sites (including PCMag, Wirecutter, WebsiteToolTester, SiteBuilderReport, WPBeginner and more) to see where there might be any consensus. We also surveyed the CNET staff, and ultimately spent time building some test sites using the tools below (if we weren''t already members). We paid particular attention to the categories that not only differentiate one site from another, but that actually matter to business owners, artists and creators such as SEO features, mobile-friendly website builders, live chat options, available plugins and customer support. … [Read more...] about Best website builder for 2020: Squarespace, Wix and more compared
Hekmati, who was born and raised in the US, was first imprisoned in August 2011 after he purportedly confessed to high-level espionage for the US government. According to the confession, Hekmati's company, Kuma Reality Games, was working with the CIA to release "games with the aim of manipulating public opinion in the Middle East. The goal of the company in question was to convince the people of Iran and the people of the entire world that whatever the US does in other countries is a good measure." Hekmati was initially sentenced to death in 2012, but that sentence was overturned by a higher court later that year. He was resentenced to a ten-year term after a secret trial in which Hekmati was not allowed to present a defense, according to his family. … [Read more...] about American game developer freed from Iranian custody after four years
He announced the company would be investing an additional $1 million into its Graduate Program, the company's initiative for recent graduates with Bachelor's and Master's degrees to get their start in the gaming industry, and use the money to 'create opportunities for underrepresented groups, including women and people of color.' … [Read more...] about How the top tech brands are supporting Black Lives Matter