Quick Glance: Tesla files lawsuit against Sweden over strikes
- IF Metall Stockholms län chairman Emma Hansson supports strike
- Tesla sues Transport Agency for unfair treatment
- 130 staff at Tesla repair shops demand better working conditions
- Eight other unions target Tesla in sympathy with the repair workers
Quick Glance: Is 8GB of RAM Adequate for MacBook Pro?
- Since the introduction of the first MacBook Pro with Retina display in 2012, there has been controversy over whether 8GB of RAM is sufficient.
- In 2023, Apple continues to offer 8GB as the base configuration for its latest 14-inch MacBook Pro.
- Apple's M-series of chips also utilizes a feature called 'Unified Memory', integrated alongside the SoC.
- Opting for 8GB of Unified Memory when purchasing a MacBook Pro is a cost-effective choice if you have modest requirements and want suitable performance for everyday tasks.
Quick Glance: Judge: Tesla, Musk Aware of Autopilot Defect
- Florida judge found 'reasonable evidence' that Tesla CEO Elon Musk and other managers knew about the automaker's defective Autopilot system and still allowed unsafe driving.
- Plaintiff in lawsuit over fatal crash allowed to proceed to trial and bring punitive damages claims against Tesla for intentional misconduct and gross negligence.
- Setback for Tesla after winning product liability trials in California earlier this year over Autopilot driver assistant system.
- Evidence found that Tesla engaged in marketing strategy painting products as autonomous, and Musk's public statements had significant effect on belief about product capabilities.
Quick Glance: VW: Restructuring for Cost Reduction
- Volkswagen is responding to the challenging situation with a restructuring program.
- The company aims to decrease the number of employees.
Quick Glance: EU Warning: Amazon's iRobot Acquisition May Restrict Competition
- iRobot shares fall after formal objection to $1.45bn acquisition
- EU regulator warns of restricted competition in iRobot acquisition by Amazon
- EU raises concerns about competition in robot vacuum cleaners market
- Amazon can engage with regulator to address concerns
Quick Glance: Sam Altman: The Indispensable
- Altman brought ChatGPT to the world.
- His ability to win people over is remarkable.
- Colleagues at Open AI did not take it lying down.
- In the end, Altman was supposed to emerge as the shining victor of the saga.
Cyber Monday sales are expected to hit a record $12.0 billion to $12.4 billion ...
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Quick Glance: Holiday Sales Surge Driven by Enthusiastic Shoppers
- Black Friday saw unadjusted year-over-year increases in both in-store and online retail sales.
- In-store sales jumped by over 1%, while e-commerce led with an 8.5% increase.
- The majority of shoppers did their browsing and purchasing on their mobile devices, resulting in $5.3 billion in mobile sales.
- Adobe predicts that Cyber Monday will be the largest retail event of the year, generating a record $12 billion in sales, over 6% higher than last year.
Quick Glance: Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour Concert Film Home Release with 3 Bonus Songs
- The groundbreaking concert film will be streamed from December 13, Taylor's birthday.
- Taylor Swift is commemorating her birthday with a special treat for her fans.
- The extended version of the film will be available in the US, Canada, and other countries from December 13, featuring three additional songs.
- The film has already grossed over $231 million globally and is the first concert film to surpass the $100 million mark in the USA.
Quick Glance: Thanksgiving: New Highlight in the Slasher Genre
- Thanksgiving revives the slasher genre.
- Eli Roth successfully reinterprets the ensemble slash and sleuth formula of the 1990s.
- Thanksgiving offers the most impressive slasher opening in years.
- Roth quickly moves away from the idea that Thanksgiving is not about sales, but about family, and goes towards Rube Goldberg, Eli Roth style.
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She said "yes!" A Texas woman surprised her partner by proposing to her during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade.
Quick Glance: Macy's Thanksgiving Parade: SpongeBob and Controversy
- A balloon depicting the beloved character SpongeBob SquarePants was spotted in New York City.
- SpongeBob SquarePants was one of the characters featured in this year's parade.
- In addition to bands and cheerleaders, balloons featuring SpongeBob SquarePants, Ronald McDonald, and Paw Patrol were seen in the streets.
- The parade was briefly disrupted by pro-Palestinian protesters when about 30 people ran into the street.
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Quick Glance: Black Friday Disappoints UK Shoppers
- Sales in cash terms are expected to be on a par with 2022, but prices are higher due to inflation, meaning fewer items will be sold.
- Online activity was flat and footfall at shopping destinations was down by more than 5%.
- Black Friday is no longer a single-day event, but now starts in November and runs for several weeks.
- Some retailers saw a slight uplift, but sales are only expected to increase by 0.4% over last year, according to analysis by GlobalData for Vouchercodes.co.uk.
Windows 11 version 23H2-based tiny11 mod is finally here. Version 2311 is now ...
tiny11 2311 is out
Quick Glance: New: Windows 11 Version 23H2-based tiny11
- The new Windows 11 modification, tiny11, is now available for download.
- The lightweight version requires only about 8GB of disk space and includes all the new features of Windows 11, such as Copilot, native RAR support, and more.
- Version 2311 is 20% smaller than the previous release, allowing for even more storage reclaim on the system drive.
- For an even smaller image, check out tiny11 core, which only requires 3GB of disk space.
Quick Glance: Insights on Amazon's 'Make Amazon Pay' Campaign
- Thousands of Amazon workers and supporters worldwide protested Friday and planned more for Cyber Monday, demanding better worker conditions, reduced carbon footprint, and increased tax payments from the world's largest retailer.
- The Make Amazon Pay campaign is not expected to disrupt Black Friday shopping but aims to convey a message to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and company leadership.
- More than 80 labor and climate organizations are backing protest and strike efforts at Amazon facilities globally, according to involved groups.
- Organizers stated that strikes and protests would occur in over 30 countries on Friday.
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