Day: September 14, 2020

Colorado coronavirus: Pepsi Center testing site scales back

The number of drive-thru lanes will be cut in half as Denver transitions to community-based testing sites, according to the city’s health department.

DENVER — The Pepsi Center testing site is scaling back as the City of Denver moves its focus to more community-based COVID-19 testing.

On Sunday, the site will reduce its drive-through lanes from eight to four, according to the Denver Department of Public Health and Environment (DDPHE).

As a result, those going to get tested should expect longer wait times and should register ahead of time for a test. Registration times are available through Sept. 30.

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After that, the city will start closing the Pepsi Center site and expand its community-based testing. For example, on Saturdays in October, community testing events are scheduled at a different location each week.

The testing site at the Pepsi Center opened on

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A major internet outage on Sunday took Hulu, Amazon, and 3.5% of the world’s internet traffic with it

  • A giant internet outage, due to an issue at major telecommunications company CenturyLink, wiped out 3.5% of global internet traffic on Sunday.
  • The outage affected web giants including Amazon and Hulu as well as individual internet users.
  • The outage began at 6 a.m. Eastern and ended around 11 a.m. Eastern.

CenturyLink, a major telecommunications company, experienced a giant outage on Sunday that impacted internet users across the US. The issue, which the company says has since been resolved, caused global internet traffic to drop 3.5%, according to the internet company Cloudflare.

The outage began at about 6 a.m. Eastern and affected individual users as well as internet-based services like Hulu, Chase, Xbox Live, Discord, and Amazon. Connection was restored about five hours later, at around 11 a.m. Eastern.

The outage comes at a time when Americans are relying on internet access more than ever. Since the start of the COVID-19

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Finest gadgets coming out of IFA 2020

Held in Berlin, IFA acronym for Internationale Funkausstellung is the biggest consumer electronics show in Europe. Often seen as a warm-up for the CES in Las Vegas, IFA is also important because it reveals gadgets we are going to buy during the holiday season. Traditionally the event is attended by thousands, who flock to Berlin to get a glimpse of new TVs, smart home tech, smartphones, and more revealed here.

Just like other mass gatherings this year, IFA 2020 is not the same – it has curtailed in-person attendance. The pandemic has compelled the event to be part physical and part virtual show that millions have eyes pegged on from the confines of their homes. This has in no way stopped big industry players from embracing the opportunity to unveil products through online events or in limited physical showcases at the Messe Berlin exhibition grounds. Let’s check out some of

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