All the Ways Slack Tracks You—and How to Stop It

Slack collects information about when and how you use its platform. This can be the device and operating system you’re logging in from, your IP address, the webpage you visited before opening Slack in your browser, the types of files you share, and more. Slack may also get some information about you based on what […]

S.F. is facing its worst fiscal crisis in decades. Here’s the city’s 41-point plan for recovery

The fee deferral requires Board of Supervisors approval and could be controversial. Some supervisors have pushed for higher fees. Based on previous deferral programs, 85% of impact fees would be delayed from the first building permit issued to when a building receives its certificate of occupancy, which allows it to open. The average deferral period […]

Why environmental justice must be a part of green COVID-19 recovery

Environmental justice is the recognization that already-vulnerable communities, like people of color and low-wealth residents, also bear a larger burden of environmental hazards and the effects of climate change. It’s also an effort to make environmental laws, policies, and regulations that right those wrongs. What we see frequently across the country is the opposite: environmental […]

Best dog tech: Toys, gadgets, and services for your pup

Best pet camera with treat dispenser Petcube Bites 2 There’s so many smart home cameras that you could convert into a dog camera, but we like the kinds with treating options. The Petcube Bites 2 is one of the best-rated ones, offering a 1080p (HD) camera with a 160-degree viewing angle, night vision, zoom, and […]

S.F.’s coronavirus positive test rate is the lowest of all big U.S. cities. Can it stay that way?

New York City closely follows Santa Clara County with a positive test rate of 1.7%. An early epicenter of the pandemic with overwhelmed hospitals and a high death rate, New York managed to crush the curve from its peak in early April in just a couple of months. Cases have increased over the last month […]

Prayagraj to house Indian Railways’ ambitious freight programme

ICONIS (Integrated Control and Information System) is a user-friendly network monitoring and controlling system which gives railway infrastructure managers complete control over their network operations, leveraging Internet-of-Things (IoT), cloud- and sensor-based technologies and a digital dashboard.

The Hill’s Morning Report – Sponsored by Facebook – Trump, Biden blitz battleground states

> Election night: Television projections of election winners and losers soon after polls close is a modern construct, not an expectation that all ballots are scanned, tallied and certified on Election Day. Elections experts are worried that Trump’s insistence on results on Nov. 3 is a ploy to disenfranchise voters, and they were surprised and […]

The Hill’s Morning Report – Sponsored by Facebook – Barrett touts independence to sidestep confirmation questions

➔ ECONOMY: The number of U.S. women who fell out of the labor force or left their jobs has spiked dramatically, likely tied to home life with children who are learning through virtual instruction during the pandemic rather than learning in classrooms during an upended school year. The trend highlights how domestic responsibilities affect working […]

Apple TV 4K review: Stunning, but strictly for Apple fans

Remote tips and key features provided to Digital Trends by Apple: Ask Siri “What should I watch tonight?” and a menu of suggested films and shows will appear on the lower third of the screen, with all recommendations handpicked daily by editors to showcase what’s buzzworthy. Double-tap the Home button on the remote and you’ll see […]

The best Nintendo Switch deals and bundles for October 2020

The bundle also includes a copy of Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!, which is a great entry point for those unfamiliar with Pokémon games. To seal the deal, there is even a Poké Ball Plus accessory, which works as a controller, has connectivity with the Pokémon Go mobile game, and packs in a Mew monster you […]