Google Walkout protest included 20,000 participants Friday

According to its organizers, a protest put together over the last week pulled together 20,000 workers in 50 Google offices around the world who walked out at 11:10 AM local time yesterday. While the response came to a boil after the New York Times wrote about misconduct and payouts among high-ranking execs, as several participants […]

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ director Rian Johnson explained why he deleted 20,000 tweets after Disney fired James Gunn

Lucasfilm “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” director Rian Johnson recently deleted 20,000 tweets soon after Disney fired James Gunn from “Guardians of the Galaxy 3.” Johnson explained that it was a preemptive measure and a decision he made himself. “This seems like a ‘why not?’ move,” he tweeted.   “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” director […]

20,000 Atmospheres Promises A Dungeon Crawler Deep Beneath The Ocean Surface

There’s something unique about a game that focuses on a tactile UI and mechanics. From the hands-on manipulation of The Room and Myst to the command consoles of Deadnaut and the grainy screens of Capsule, it’s one way to immerse the player in the role of a character and in a setting. 20,000 Atmospheres looks […]

$20,000 mail drone takes flight — and hits a wall

Want to know why mail drones aren’t ready for prime time? Russia can tell you. The Siberian town of Ulan-Ude was expecting to beam with pride as organizer Rudron/Expeditor 3M tested a postal drone in the area for the first time, but they left red-faced after the inaugural flight went spectacularly wrong. The hexacopter courier […]

Elon Musk sells all 20,000 $500 Boring Company flamethrowers

Just a few days after opening pre-orders for $ 500 Boring Company-branded flamethrowers, Elon Musk has announced that all 20,000 have been sold. That’s $ 10 million in sales for a product that will ship in spring (hopefully) on a website that admits it’s overpriced and said: “You can definitely buy one for less elsewhere.” […]

Oscars 2018: Casey Affleck ‘PULLS OUT of hosting’ after petition reached 20,000 signatures

The actor, who won for his role in Manchester by The Sea last year, would likely have handed out Best Actress at this year’s ceremony. Usually – but not always – the previous year’s Best Actor hands out Best Actress, and visa versa. However Affleck was accused in 2010 of sexual harassment by two women […]

There are 20,000 potential pedophiles in UK, as many as terrorist suspects, police chief warns

Published time: 31 Dec, 2017 02:02 More than 20,000 British men are “interested” in sexually abusing children, UK’s national police chief in charge of child protection has said, having compared the data to the number of suspects posing a terrorist threat. Some 4,000 men from the UK have been identified as active users of a […]

Here’s how the tax bill will affect people in different jobs, from bakers making $20,000 to surgeons making $250,000

Martin H. Simon – Pool/Getty Images • US President Donald Trump just signed the GOP’s enormous tax overhaul into law. • The plan is expected to boost take-home pay for most Americans — but not by much. • Career site Zippia broke down how the final tax bill could affect take-home pay in 2018 for people in […]

Bitcoin plunges by 30% after record high of $20,000

Published time: 22 Dec, 2017 06:59 Edited time: 22 Dec, 2017 07:07 The price of bitcoin fell to less than $ 13,080 on Friday morning, according to CoinDesk.com. That makes an 18-percent drop since its previous slide, and more than 30 percent since it reached the historic 20k mark last week. The cryptocurrency has experienced […]