No act of kindness is too small for Houston hero Hillary Marek

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WIFI Chipsets Market Report 2020 : Rising Impressive Business Opportunities Analysis with Top Countries Data Forecast By 2026

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WIFI Chipsets Market” is valued at 17400 million USD in 2020 is expected to reach 23280 million USD by the end of 2026, growing at a CAGR of 4.2% during 2021-2026, According to New Research Study. 360 Research Reports provides key analysis on the global market in a report, titled “WIFI Chipsets Market by Types (802.11n, 802.11ac, 802.11ad, Others), Applications (Computer (Notbook and Desktop PC), Smart Home Devices, Mobile Phone, Others) and Region – Global Forecast to 2026” BrowseÂMarket data Tables and Figures spread throughÂ98 Pages and in-depth TOC onÂWIFI Chipsets Market.

COVID-19 can affect the global economy in three main ways: by directly affecting production and demand, by creating supply chain and market disruption, and by its financial impact on firms and financial markets.

Final Report will add the analysis of the impact of

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The best cheap hard drive deals and prices for September 2020

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With the rise in popularity of the best SSDs, many people have started to write hard drives off as a thing in the past. That’s a mistake – the best hard drives offer huge amounts of storage at prices that SSDs just can’t match. If you have a giant library of music, video or even photos, it’s a good idea to look at a traditional hard drive for all your archival needs.

Regardless of what you need the storage for, nobody wants to pay full price for what is essentially old technology, no matter how useful it is. As with any type of PC hardware, the MSRP is more of a guideline than any kind of firm rule. 

Luckily, we here at TechRadar have combed through hundreds of deals across the internet to find best hard drive deals so you won’t miss the greatest sales. 

Best hard drive deals

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Best gadgets of IFA 2020

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The Z Fold 2 is one of the show’s big hitters.


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The coronavirus pandemic might mean that the IFA 2020 tech show, usually held in Berlin every year, is mostly being held as a series of online events, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t as many neat new gadgets being launched. I’ve swapped a German beer for a strong coffee and a creaky press conference bench for my lumbar-supporting office chair to bring you the hottest products of the show. 

I’ll be updating this article throughout the week, swapping in any new launch that deserves recognition for being particularly cool. Make sure to bookmark this page and come back to see what’s new.


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First shown off a couple of weeks ago, and demonstrated more fully at Samsung’s online event this week, the Z

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A Doctor Was Charged $10,984 for a COVID-19 Antibody Test

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Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center.

This article is co-published with The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan local newsroom that informs and engages with Texans. Sign up for The Brief Weekly to get up to speed on their essential coverage of Texas issues.

When Dr. Zachary Sussman went to Physicians Premier ER in Austin for a COVID-19 antibody test, he assumed he would get a freebie because he was a doctor for the chain. Instead, the free-standing emergency room charged his insurance company an astonishing $10,984 for the visit — and got paid every penny, with no pushback.



Physicians Premier ER charged Dr. Zachary Sussman’s insurance $10,984 for his COVID-19 antibody test. The insurer paid in full. Sharon Chischilly/ProPublica

The bill left him so dismayed he quit his job. And now, after ProPublica’s questions, the parent company of his insurer said the

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How To Use Your Gaming Controllers With Your Computer

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You may think that your Xbox One or PS4 controller will always stay faithful to the console it’s paired with, but that’s not always the case. Thanks to the wonders of Bluetooth and other wireless technologies, you can actually use these input devices with Windows and macOS as well—and the setup isn’t too difficult either.

If you’re looking for an upgrade for your laptop or desktop gaming experience, or just a change, here’s how to connect Xbox, PlayStation, or Nintendo controllers up to a PC or Mac. Though in the interests of keeping the length of this article manageable, we’re going to focus on the latest Xbox One, PS4, and Switch consoles.

Connecting to Windows

Let’s start off with the easy one by connecting an Xbox One controller (made by Microsoft) to the Windows operating system (developed by Microsoft). Are you ready? You need to… plug your controller into your

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BT broadband deals are a top choice with cheap bills, fast speeds and cash incentives

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If you’re looking to get your internet sorted this weekend, BT could be the perfect provider to go with. Across two of its broadband deals, it’s providing fast speeds, cheap bills and a big incentive.

These two plans are BT’s Fibre 1 and Fibre 2. Go with the first option and you’ll pay just £27.99 a month while scoring speeds that average 50Mb. While that is already a strong package, BT is then also throwing in a £70 Mastercard on top.

Speeds a bit too slow for you? BT’s Fibre 2 deal ups the price you’re paying to £29.99 a month but also increases your speeds to 67Mb. Like the plan above, you also get a Mastercard, this time with a value of £110.

Whichever of the two packages you prefer, these are two of the best fibre broadband deals around. You can find out more below.

BT broadband deals:

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Apple-Samsung Jury Told Not to Upgrade Gadgets Received as Evidence

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Jurors hearing arguments between Apple and Samsung have been warned not to accept software updates or install apps on mobile gadgets they receive while deliberating the merits of the patent-infringement case.

The case, which has been in front of the jury since the beginning of August, revolves around several questions of design – both physical design of the device and on-screen design of items like icons – so it’s important that any updates to the phones and tablets don’t alter their look and appearance.

“The physical devices you received are evidence in this trial,” said U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh as she read instructions to the jury.”You may use them in your deliberations, and may connect to the Internet through the Web browser application, but must not alter or modify the devices in any way.”

Koh said jurors are not allowed to insert SIM cards into the devices, if

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County opens COVID-19 testing site at Iowa Western Community College

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Iowa Western Community College will now have COVID-19 testing on campus for students and staff. The college has reported 24 confirmed coronavirus cases. Pottawattamie County hopes on-site testing will prevent outbreaks. The new testing site will only be available for students and staff that are enrolled or work at Iowa Western Community College. They must also have an Iowa ZIP code. “The quicker, get somebody in who is a possible COVID-19 person, the faster we can contact trace quarantine all of those speed factors will really be sped up by this site and allow us to hopefully contain the spread,” Pottawattamie County director of planning Matt Wyant said. The new testing site is ready to open Thursday morning ahead of the holiday weekend. Wyant said the site was offered through the state. “It is operated off the Test Iowa platform which utilizes that for signing up for testing, testing materials, … Read More

Consumers And COVID: Spending Patterns Adjust To The New Normal

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By Ray Janssen, Senior Analyst, Invesco Fixed Income

A temporary boost in durables spending has masked a severe drop in services spending.

Since the start of 2020, we have witnessed the most volatile period of consumer spending in US history. The primary catalyst has been the COVID-19 pandemic, which has taken almost 1 million lives globally.1 It has been the worst pandemic since the Asian flu in 1957, which resulted in 1.1 million lives lost, including 100,000 in the US.2 To minimize the chance of contracting the virus, millions of consumers have disrupted their lives to avoid contact with others. Businesses and local governments have also restricted commerce to enforce social distancing guidelines. These changes have caused consumer spending to plunge, driven by sharp declines in spending on services and consumer durables. While some obvious consumer trends have emerged from the COVID-19 crisis – such as the boon

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