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Amtrak working to restore canceled long-distance trains after railway labor agreement reached

Amtrak working to restore canceled long-distance trains after railway labor agreement reached

ORLANDO, Fla. — Amtrak is reversing course after announcing plans to cancel all long-distance trains. 7:10 a.m. Monday update: After the Biden administration announced a tentative railway labor agreement was reached early Thursday, Amtrak is canceling a move to halt long-distance trains. “Amtrak is working to quickly restore canceled trains and reaching out to impacted …

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"Quiet quitting": A revolution in how we work or the end of working hard?

“Quiet quitting”: A revolution in how we work or the end of working hard?

There’s a new term for clocking in and doing the bare minimum at work: “quiet quitting.” The phrase is percolating through career sites like LinkedIn, where some job coaches and executives are cautioning against the practice, and on TikTok, where workers are going viral by explaining why they’re jumping on the quiet-quitting bandwagon.  What everyone …

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What's the best way to invest in tech stocks right now? This strategy is working well for one fund manager.

What’s the best way to invest in tech stocks right now? This strategy is working well for one fund manager.

Technology stocks have been rallying for weeks. But there are plenty of arguments that we’re in the midst of a bear-market rally and that more volatility lies ahead, especially for the rapidly growing, but not necessarily profitable, technology stocks that performed so well during the previous bull market through late 2021. Robert Stimpson, chief investment …

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‘I fear that between the two of us, that's not enough.’ We want to quit working in 10 years, but only have about $175K saved. Do we need professional help?

‘I fear that between the two of us, that’s not enough.’ We want to quit working in 10 years, but only have about $175K saved. Do we need professional help?

Some things to consider if you’re thinking about hiring a financial adviser. Getty Images/iStockphoto Question: I’m 54 years old and have an IRA account with $27,000 in it, but it’s been decreasing over the years even though I contribute $100 per month. I have the funds allocated between mid-cap value funds, core-plus bond funds, investment …

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Some Epson Printers Are Programmed to Stop Working After a Certain Amount of Use

Some Epson Printers Are Programmed to Stop Working After a Certain Amount of Use

Image: Gizmodo Printers remain one of the most frustrating pieces of consumer electronics, but it turns out a thirst for pricey ink and occasionally chewing up and choking on paper aren’t the biggest challenges of using an Epson printer. As some users have discovered, the hardware might be programmed to simply stop working one day, …

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This working GameBoy phone case is the ultimate time and money waster

Robert Triggs / Android Authority Yes, that’s a GameBoy case. A fully functioning GameBoy case, to be precise. Well, of sorts — it’s not an officially licensed Nintendo product. In fact, I doubt the manufacturer has the rights to market such a close likeness of the iconic handheld game console, let alone use the name …

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Millions of Americans have long COVID. Many of them are no longer working

Millions of Americans have long COVID. Many of them are no longer working

Georgia Linders got sick with COVID in the spring of 2020 and never recovered. Her ongoing battle with long COVID has prevented her from working. She spends her days advocating for COVID longhaulers like herself and painting, one of the few activities that doesn’t wear her out. Georgia Linders hide caption toggle caption Georgia Linders …

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Here's how NASA wants to send humans back to the moon

Goodyear working on airless metal tires for GM’s moon buggy

GM (GM) and Goodyear (GT) have been over this dry, dusty ground before. Both companies worked on NASA’s original Lunar Roving Vehicles that went to the moon in the early 1970s. GM (then working with Boeing, instead of Lockheed Martin) and the three lunar rovers they created are still up there sitting on Goodyear tires …

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A new vulnerability in Intel and AMD CPUs lets hackers steal encryption keys

New working speculative execution attack sends Intel and AMD scrambling

Some microprocessors from Intel and AMD are vulnerable to a newly discovered speculative execution attack that can covertly leak password data and other sensitive material, sending both chipmakers scrambling once again to contain what is proving to be a stubbornly persistent vulnerability. Researchers from ETH Zurich have named their attack Retbleed because it exploits a …

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