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Fired Google worker Nicole Tsai’s ‘day in the life’ TikTok

A fired Google employee’s emotion-wracked “day in the life” video on TikTok went viral as it captured her heartbreak after she found out she was one of 12,000 workers laid off by the tech giant earlier this week. Nicole Tsai, a Southern California-based TikTok “vlogger,” breaks down in tears in the video as she narrates …

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You Can’t Unsee Twitter’s ‘Useless’ But Amazing Animation Facts

Screenshots: DreamWorks/Kotaku Each day, I walk down the path of blue-lit internet highways, through Instagram rabbit holes to nowhere, across Wikipedia pages I don’t remember why I was scanning, my face painted a clinical white by my favorite Google question, “Do I have a UTI?” I do not have a UTI, at least not until …

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Merriam-Webster Just Bought The Dark Souls Of Wordle Clones

Photo: NurPhoto (Getty Images) Quordle is one of the more popular and difficult Wordle clones out there. Instead of solving just one linguistic brain teaser a day, you have to solve four puzzles simultaneously. And now it’s owned by Merriam-Webster, a dictionary company that appears to increasingly be pivoting from definitions to online games. “I’m …

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Bay Area tech expert explains how Google layoffs will impact Silicon Valley and beyond

SILICON VALLEY, Calif. (KGO) — Thousands of tech employees, who were wondering if they might be the next for layoffs in the industry, learned their fate Friday. Google’s parent company said it would cut its staff by 6% in its largest-ever round of layoffs. Once sitting atop the financial mountain during the pandemic, tech companies …

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12 Things Every New Steam Deck Owner Should Try Or Consider

Screenshots: CD Projekt Red / Valve / Kotaku Every game on PC and Steam Deck is different, so graphics settings are often best determined on a case-by-case basis. If you’re new to tweaking graphics settings, however, here are three broad steps to take if a game isn’t performing well (and is otherwise Verified or of …

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Meta, Alphabet, and Uber Are Top Tech Stock Picks for 2023, Says Analyst

Text size An attendee demonstrates Meta’s Quest Pro virtual reality headset Nic Coury/Bloomberg Jefferies predicts several large tech companies are poised to outperform this year on the back of their cost-cutting initiatives and attractive valuations. On Monday, internet analyst Brent Thill recommended Meta Platforms (ticker: META ), Alphabet ( GOOGLE ), etc Uber Technologies ( …

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DuckDuckGo Will Automatically Block Google’s Sign-in Popups

Screenshots: DuckDuckGo Have you noticed that websites are offering you a friendly new way to sign-in with Google? Try Investing.com. When you hit the site, Google displays a popup recommending that you sign in the top right. If you’re on a phone, the prompt takes up almost half your screen. And if you’re using Chrome, …

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Google’s YouTube TV the frontrunner for the NFL’s Sunday Ticket

The Sunday Ticket saga is finally near its conclusion. Google and its affiliated YouTube TV are emerging as the leading contenders to land the package of every NFL game, The Post has learnt. An announcement could come as soon as Wednesday. Neither the NFL nor YouTube TV had comment. Google and its affiliated YouTube TV …

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