The top 15 states with the most remote work positions, how does your state stack up?

Some jobs require employees to reside in-state to work remote roles, and FlexJobs has compiled a list of the largest remote work opportunities. Image: BullRun/Adobe Stock While some may believe that remote work truly means an employee can live anywhere and be employed, some jobs require that workers be located in a particular state, due … Read more

New York state passes first-ever ‘right to repair’ law for electronics

The New York state legislature has passed the United States’ first “right to repair” bill covering electronics. Called the Fair Repair Act, the measure would require all manufacturers who sell “digital electronic products” within state borders to make tools, parts, and instructions for repair available to both consumers and independent shops. Having passed the legislature, … Read more

NY State Senate Approves Crypto Mining Moratorium

The New York State Senate on Friday approved a 2-year moratorium on certain kinds of new crypto mining operations in an effort to address some of the environmental issues related to the activities. The 36-27 vote, which came in the early morning hours as the Senate wrapped up its legislative session, was previously approved by … Read more

Every State of Play Trailer: From Final Fantasy 16 to Resident Evil 4 Remake

Today on Sony’s State of PlayPlayStation unveiled brand new footage for a number of games in its upcoming release slate, including two big hitters: Final Fantasy 16 and an upcoming Resident Evil 4 remake. But that wasn’t all. We got our first solid look at Street Fighter 6 and uh… remember that game about being … Read more

Google, YouTube and Bing Rank Chinese State Media High for COVID, Xinjiang Info

China exploits how search engines work to influence public opinion outside the country, by landing state-published stories about the detention of Uyghur Muslims and the origins of the coronavirus at the top of Google, YouTube and Bing searches. In a report published Friday, researchers at the Brookings Institution and the Alliance for Securing Democracy found that Chinese … Read more

Sony Announces PlayStation’s Summer State of Play on June 2, Including PSVR 2 Reveals

Sony’s got some announcements prepped for the summer. Sony’s announced its next big gaming event, State of Play, will broadcast online Thursday, June 2. Its PlayStation event will mostly focus on new game announcements from third-party partner companies, the PS5 maker said. The livestreamed presentation will also include “a sneak peek at several games in … Read more

Sony’s next State of Play will offer a sneak peek at PSVR2’s games

Sony will broadcast almost half an hour of PlayStation trailers and announcements during its State of Play livestream next Thursday at 3PM PT (6PM ET), the company announced today. It’s yet to announce any specific games that are set to appear at the event but says it’ll include “exciting reveals from our third-party partners” as … Read more

Apple Wallet state ID support extends to Maryland residents

Apple’s Wallet app now supports Maryland state IDs and driver licenses, marking it as the second state after Arizona to gain the digital identification feature (via MacRumors). Residents of the Free State can now use their iPhone or Apple Watch at certain TSA checkpoints at participating airports, including Baltimore / Washington International and Reagan National. … Read more

Maryland becomes the second state to offer driver’s license and state ID in Apple Wallet – TechCrunch

Maryland residents will now be able to store their driver’s license or state ID in the Apple Wallet app, Apple announced today. The state is now the second in the U.S. to support the new feature, following the launch in Arizona in March. Once loaded into Apple Wallet, Marylanders will be able to present their … Read more

NY State is giving out hundreds of robots as companions for the elderly

The state of New York will distribute robot companions to the homes of more than 800 older adults. The robots are not able to help with physical tasks, but function as more proactive versions of digital assistants like Siri or Alexa — engaging users in small talk, helping contact love ones, and keeping track of … Read more