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Premier Inn owner Whitbread warns 6,000 jobs could go as UK announces new restrictions on pubs

Whitbread, the owner of Premier Inn hotels and Beefeater restaurants, said in a statement that the layoffs could affect up to 18% of its workforce.Michael Gove, a senior UK government minister, told S

Sam’s Club partners with Seattle startup 98point6 to offer customers telehealth service

(98point6 Image).The grocery giant will offer virtual healthcare through 98point6, a 5-year-old startup that has seen business surge during the pandemic.Sam’s Club members will get a discounted intr

Royole’s brand new FlexPai 2 does nothing to convince me of foldables

I want to love foldables — but I just don’t see the point.Take, for example, today’s launch of Royole‘s latest foldable: the FlexPai 2.First though, let’s actually talk about the phone, as t

Elon Musk warns new Tesla battery tech won’t reach mass production until 2022

Whatever is unveiled during Tesla’s Battery Day event on Tuesday won’t enter “serious high-volume production” until 2022, the company’s CEO Elon Musk has cautioned on Twitter.Musk’s commen

Tesla Battery Day tech won’t be mass produced until 2022

The expectations around Tesla Battery Day, the event in which Tesla showcases its advancements in battery technology, are immensely high, partially because of Tesla CEO Elon Musk hyping it up to no en

Digital euro will not be ‘a substitute for cash’: ECB President

Any digital currency released in the European Union may not fully replace fiat, said the President of the European Central Bank, Christine Lagarde.21, Lagarde stated that the bank was exploring “the

How to get the most out of attending a digital event

Digital events are fairly new and have won in popularity due to the pandemic.I like to drop the phrase “not all digital events are created equal” into the many conversations I’m nowadays havin

China’s electric carmaker WM Motor pulls in $1.47 billion Series D – TechCrunch

Chinese electric vehicle startup WM Motor just pocketed an outsize investment to fuel growth in a competitive landscape increasingly coveted by foreign rival Tesla.The five-year-old company raised 10

YouTube Removed Twice As Many Videos After Switch to AI Moderation

YouTube removed twice the usual amount of videos between April and June after relying on AI to moderate content amid forced lockdowns.A significant proportion of videos removed during that time did no

Despite slowdowns, pandemic accelerates shifts in hardware manufacturing – TechCrunch

The COVID-19 pandemic didn’t hit every factory in China at once.The initial impact to China’s electronics industry arrived around the time the nation was celebrating its new year.As with most of t

Quibi to Explore Potential Sale After Less Than Six Months (Report)

Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for Quibi.The WSJ report said Quibi is also considering other options, including another round of funding or going public through a merger with a special purpose

Walmart PS5 Preorders Are Getting Super Weird

A new complication has now appeared with the retailer Walmart, one of the first to offer preorders, with users being alerted to wild price drops.Several GameSpot staff have received emails alerting th